Hombres Extraordinarios

Spanish
Hombres Extraordinarios
comprehension-based™ reader
Jackie Robinson, Nicholas Winton, Frederick Douglass, Salvador Castro, Chico Mendes, and Achmat Hassiem—six men whose astounding fortitude and actions led to effects we feel today.

Level 3 and up / Intermediate Low — Intermediate Mid

Overview

Jackie Robinson, Nicholas Winton, Frederick Douglass, Salvador Castro, Chico Mendes, and Achmat Hassiem—six men whose astounding fortitude and actions led to effects we feel today. You are sure to be amazed and inspired by the stories of these extraordinary men.

This Comprehension-based™ reader, ‘Hombres Extraordinarios’, strategically weaves high-level language structures into a compelling story, which is based on high-frequency vocabulary. Even upper-level language students need repeated exposure to language structures in order to acquire them, and Fluency Matters’ novice 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.

Features

  • Level 3 and up
  • Past tense
  • Nonfiction Biography
  • Total word count: 8150
  • Unique word count: 347
  • Page count: 88
  • A 340-page Teacher's Guide!
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Hombres Extraordinarios Teacher's Guide

Our Teacher's Guides are loaded with resources to enrich the teaching and learning experience.

  • 340 pages/slides

    In Every Chapter:

    Vocabulary, cognates, context clues, comprehension questions, quiz, pre-reading discussion questions slideshow, “El que sabe, sabe” Game for the entire book

    Extension:

    Slideshows: Abolicionistas, Activistas Ambientales, Atletas, El deporte en Sudáfrica, Mexicanoamericanos, Rescatistas

    Infographics: "¿Cómo se produce la miel?", "¿Cómo tratar una picadura de abeja?", "La estructura de la colmena", "La polinización", La importancia de abejas

    Readings: “El béisbol“, “El Ferrocarril Subterráneo“, “El movimiento chicano“, “La Amazonia“, “Praga, República Checa”

    Chain Reaction Cards: El movimiento chicano, Map Talk, Mi libro de los tiburones

    Features and Highlights:

    ¿Cómo? ¿Cuándo? ¿Dónde?, ¿Cuál es la pregunta a esta respuesta?, Antes, después o durante, Basquetbolito Game, Causa y efecto, Eight is Enough, El juego de béisbol, Eventful, False Festival, In the Middle, La torre del saber, Mark All That Apply, Marker Partner Game, Palomitas Game, Paper Plane Translation, Passage, Placement Test, Primero o segundo, Q&A Match Up, Questionable, Say Say Say, Space Cadet, The Splits, "Thumbs Up, 7 Up", Two Truths and a Lie

Authors

  • Nelly Andrade-Hughes

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