Level 1 and up / Novice Low — Novice Mid
Explorer bees Gabriela and Isabela generally do typical chores—until one day, the Queen Bee sends for them! The queen has a special job for Gabriela and Isabela, and the future of the bee colony depends on them. With enemies in their path and unpredictable obstacles along the way, they fearlessly attempt to fulfill the queen’s request and face an even greater challenge. Do they stop to save someone who almost undermined their success and the entire future of their colony?
The exceptionally low unique word count and high-frequency factor (the number of times core structures are embedded in the text) in the Comprehension-based™ reader Abejas exploradoras make this an ideal read for very 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.
- Level 1 and up
- Present tense
- Unique word count: 50
- Total word count: 2700
- Page count: 63
- Audio recording embedded in the Student and Teacher Digital Editions
- A 300+ page Teacher's Guide!
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Abejas exploradoras Teacher's Guide
Our Teacher's Guides are loaded with resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience.
In Every Chapter:
Vocabulary, cognates, comprehension questions, quiz, pre-reading discussion questions slideshow, kinesthetic activity/game
Slideshows: Depredadores, Mi libro de las abejas
Infographics: "¿Cómo se produce la miel?", "¿Cómo tratar una picadura de abeja?", "La estructura de la colmena", "La polinización", La importancia de abejas
Readings: "¿Cómo se comunican las abejas?", “Boquete, Panamá“, “Xunan kab“, "La sociedad de las abejas", "Los meliponinos"
Features and Highlights:
Prep 4 Success Unit
Online SupplementReader’s Theater Scripts
¿Al principio o al final?
¿Primero o segundo?
¿Quién lo dice?
6 of One, Half Dozen of Another
A Bunch of Hunches
- Pre-made Hunches
- Hunch Frames
- Open for Hunch
- Hunch of Silence
BUZZLE: “¿Cómo se produce la miel?“
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