Vector – Teacher’s Guide CD


411+ pages! This comprehensive guide is a teacher’s best friend! 

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ISBN  978-1-945956-09-6
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Vector – Teacher’s Guide CD


• Chapter vocabulary and cognates
• Integrate technology with Apt Apps
• Pre-Reading Warm-Up activity
• Comprehension Questions
Blooming Comprehension questions
inspired by Bloom’s Taxonomy
• Quiz


AP/IB Alley extension activities: Vasco Núñez de Balboa, Henry Morgan, En busca del oro
Listen Up activities: Interpretive Listening through 7 audio and 3 video activities with comprehension questions
Interactive Notebook suggestions
Beyond-the-Text readings: El sombrero Panamá, La gastronomía panameña, La construcción francesa del canal
• Shake-it-Up kinesthetic activities
Slideshows: Comida panameña, The Panama Canal, Panamá Highlights
• Pin Play to incorporate activities
adapted from Pinterest
• Social Media Share
Cross-curricular Connections to science and engineering of the canal: The Panama Canal Locks Under Pressure Experiment
• culminating activity

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Level 3 Reader – Magical Realism

Unique Word Count: 400

A vector of venom infects Antonio, a typical Panamanian teenager, with an illness that has far-reaching consequences. He is carried away from home and transported back in time to the early 1900s, where he unknowingly joins his grandfather on the construction of the Panama Canal. Will Antonio escape from the past and survive the consequences of working on one of the most dangerous construction sites in history?


This story strategically weaves high-level language structures into a compelling story, which based on high-frequency vocabulary. Even upper level language students need repeated exposure to language structures in order to acquire them, and Fluency Matters’ intermediate readers maintain a high frequency factor of high-level language structures, thus helping learners progress beyond typical proficiency levels. But do not focus on language structures or the advanced grammatical features embedded in this story. Rather, focus on enjoying the story! The more you enjoy it, the more you will acquire Spanish without even realizing it! Happy reading!


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ISBN  9781945956096

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