This year I made the decision to read the novel Esperanza by Carol Gaab in my Spanish 4/5 class and start it in the first days of the first trimester with my class. Esperanza, Alberto, Beto BE SPECIFIC!, Fernando. This novel is based on the chilling true story of a young family caught in the middle of political corruption and unspeakable violence during Guatemala’s year.

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Esperanza Test Review Carol Gaab

John rated it liked it Jan 25, The song is cqrol HUGE hit in my gsab. Hannah Harrimanheharriman rated it really liked it Dec 03, Sep 05, Olivia Gehrig rated it really liked it Shelves: One activity that I know I will use once the students have learned the lyrics will be this matching activity guatemoforsis-through-images.

The script must contain at least 10 lines per character. Perform for the class, live, or record your song and bring it in. Return to Book Page. Pay close attention to the description, many of them contain multiple parts. The espeanza three years the song was a hit with most of the students in my classes, but this year it became a guiding piece of pre-teaching as well as a continuing presence during the novel. We referenced articles that are relatively current that deal with continuing bus issues in Guatemala, such as this on e.


Robo en la nochethe novel, written by Kristy Placido. She has a beautiful song called Ave que emigra, that I believe will help me transition into the central issue of immigration, carl and causes.

Jacobs, Cristina Zimmerman and Zachary Jones. Oct 19, Raven Black rated it it was amazing. Create the documents that Esperanza would have found to be the necessary evidence for political asylum. Zachary Martin rated it liked it Apr 11, Authored and co-authored Spanish Curriculum for K-post secondary education. This novel is based on the chilling true story of a young family caught in the middle of political corruption and unspeakable violence during Guatemala’s year civil war.

There is an entire site devoted to Guatemorfosis: This post is going to be a bit different. Apr 10, Megan E rated it liked it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I have written so many times about music and my teaching.

Sarah rated it really liked it Feb 28, How do you open it??? Make a timeline sequencing 10 important events that happened in the book.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Imagine that you are a character in the book and create a diary or a gaaab. It was better than the teacher lecturing us about immigration. After that, we talked about what those lyrics meant. Jessie rated it it was amazing Aug 16, No trivia or quizzes yet.


Books by Carol Gaab. It will continue with some ordering of the first two verses, some comprehension questions for those verses, a short cloze activity, some discussion with a partner, a retell in your own words, some work with synonyms and antonyms, interpretation of the title of the song, a reflection of the significance of the title in English, and drawing of choice lyrics.

An additional homework assignment was to illustrate their choice of three lines of the song. I owe so much to the phenomenal Martina Bex, as it was her lessons that initially guided my planning, and I continued to refer to her during the entire journey. Additionally, we have spent significant time talking about public transport, bus drivers and strikes. Create a graffiti drawing or mural about the book. However, it took longer because they enjoyed it so much!!