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IN EVERY CHAPTER
• Chapter vocabulary
• Pre- and post-reading discussion
• During-the-reading discussion
• Reading comprehension questions
• Shake-it-Up kinesthetic activities
FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS
• Slideshows: Una corrida de toros en
México, Una ex-hacienda en México, Novel
• Beyond-the-Text readings: Manolete,
Spanish Fan and Shawl, Las partes de la
corrida, Bull Ranches, La plaza de toros, El
lenguaje del pañuelo
• Pre-reading warm up activities
• Reader’s Theater
• Film Study: Blancanieves
• Can-Do Corner activities focus on ACTFL’s
TEACHER’S GUIDE TO ACCOMPANY Bianca Nieves y los 7 toritos
Level 1 Reader – Culture-based Suspense
Unique Word Count: 150
Bullfighting is a dangerous sport, and there is nothing more menacing than facing araging bull in the middle of the ring. All eyes are on the great torero, ‘El Julí,’ as he faces off against the most ferocious bull in the land, but nobody, aside from his daughter, Bianca, seems to notice that his greatest threat walks on two legs, not four. In her attempt to warn and save her father, Bianca soon realizes that fighting an angry bull is much safer than battling greed and deception.
The low unique word count and high frequency factor (the number of times core structures are embedded in the text) make this an ideal read for advanced beginning Spanish students. Each page is loaded with cognates (words that are similar in English and Spanish), recycled vocabulary, and illustrations, which makes this read highly comprehensible. Enjoy the story! The more you enjoy it, the more you will acquire Spanish without even realizing it! Happy reading!
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