Viaje sin retorno

Viaje sin retorno
Comprehension-Based Reader™
In 1749, Mariana was living the life she’d always dreamed of. However, things took a dark turn as tragedy, death, and separation ripped her family apart.

Level 2 and up / Novice Mid — Novice High

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In 1749, Mariana was living the life she’d always dreamed of. However, things took a dark turn as tragedy, death, and separation ripped her family apart. Desperate to reunite with the only person who would understand her grief, she set out on an expedition that would test her courage, and threaten her life. Along the way, Mariana learns just how strong and capable she is... but will her strength be enough to reunite her with her lost love? Or will her story end in the Amazon jungle?

This Comprehension-based™ reader, Viaje sin retorno, strategically weaves high-level language structures into a compelling story, which is based on high-frequency vocabulary. Wayside's
readers maintain a high frequency factor of high-level language structures, thus helping learners progress beyond typical proficiency levels.


  • Level 2 and up
  • Past tense
  • Historical drama
  • Total word count: 7300
  • Unique word count: 170
  • Page count: 112
  • A 425-page Teacher's Guide!
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Viaje sin retorno Teacher's Guide

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

  • 425 pages/slides

    In Every Chapter:

    Vocabulary, cognates, comprehension questions, quiz, pre-reading discussion questions slideshow


    Slideshows: La Guayana Francesa, Las etapas del duelo, Los animales más peligrosos de la Amazonia, Los insectos comestibles más consumidos, Plantas Peligrosas, Riobamba, Ropa del siglo XVIII, Vehículos acuáticos

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

    Readings: “Cartagena”, “Colombia”, “El río Amazonas”, “Enfermedades transmitidas por mosquitos”, “La fiebre”, “La selva amazónica”, “La viruela”, “Las plantas medicinales más importantes de la Amazonia”, “Lenguas indígenas de Sudamérica”, “Los arahuacos”, “Los chamanes”, “Los monos capuchinos”

    La selva amazónica Glyph

    Features and Highlights:

    Online Supplement, ¿Cómo? ¿Cuándo? ¿Dónde?, ¿Quién lo dijo?, ¿Quién lo tuitearía?, 6 of One, Half Dozen of Another, A Bunch of Hunches, Al principio o al final, Antes, después o durante, Anticipation Guide, Causa y efecto, Connect Four, Context Clues, Curtain Call, Eight is Enough, El más lógico, Eventful, Fact Cards: Los pueblos originarios de Sudamérica, Fill ‘er Up, Find the Faker, Games (Arcoiris™, Eggspert, Juego de memoria, Marker Partner, Palomitas, Puntos al azar, Smart as a Quip), La mano del saber, Loading…Please Stand By, Luz roja, luz verde, Map Talk, Mark all that Apply, On Deck, Placement Test Sequencing Activity, Primero o segundo, Questionable, Quite the Character, Reader‘s Theater, Running Dictation with Pictures, Space Cadet, The End, The Splits, The Unfair Game, Thumbs Up, 7 Up, Toma uno por favor, Two Truths and a Lie, Verb-O, Which Sitch is Which?, Yellow Brick Road Retell,


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