Tumba by Mira Canion. Want your students to read in Spanish and stick to the thematic curriculum of “Qué te gusta hacer”, “Cómo eres” and “La escuela”? Lacking material in Spanish that is about the Day of the Dead? Tumba combines both goals.
This new reader is perfect for Spanish 1 or Spanish 1b at the end of October. Spanish 2 students will enjoy it for its readability.
As the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration approaches, Alex is skittish. He should be excited but his grandma’s creepy conversations with returning spirits is nerve-racking. Some say she is a witch and Alex is beginning to believe it. However, the discovery of grandpa’s sketchbook could change his mind.
Belonging to the genre of language learner literature this is an easy Spanish reader containing just 170 new vocabulary words and many English-Spanish cognates.
Paperback, 64 pages.