Teacher's Guide for "La clase de confesiones" features 70+ activities to facilitate reading comprehension, vocabulary acquisition, and communicative practice. This Teacher's Guide includes a wide range of supplementary materials connected to the cultural references in the novel as well as cultural icons.Take a look at the table of contents, or peruse resource to see what's inside!
Themes: school supplies, first "crush",relationships, embarrassing moments
Structures: Mostly told in the present tense with a spattering of past tense to keep the flow of the story.
Carlos hates Spanish class with a passion but finds the will to survive when he lays eyes on Jessica. She is the reason he "tolerates" his boring class. However, his secret crush is compromised when his teacher decides to “shake things up a bit” in class. A simple writing assignment turns out to be a lethal injection to his social life and by extension his chances with Jessica. First, his nosy teacher tries to “set him up with Jessica,” this plan immediately backfires. Then, the unthinkable happens and Carlos is stunned. This turns into one of the most embarrassing moments in his life. But all is not lost. If Carlos plays his cards right, he could have a winning hand. Carlos invites you to come along on this adventure into "La clase de confesiones" where…"todos tienen una confesión," even the teacher!
This novel is part of a series but is also a standalone story. At the end of this great story, and another problem arises...Pobre Carlos, this kid just doesn't get a break!
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"El armario " is on my list to buy for the fall!! Can't put down "Las apariencias engañan" as I pre-read all novels used in my SSR library.I think I may have students who would to FaceTime with you!
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