Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class
Fantasy (fiction), 896 words, Level N (Grade 2), Fiction Series, Lexile 530L
In Tommy Goes to Spain, Tommy and his friends embark on an adventure in the land of bullfighting. While there, Tommy learns that dressing in a matador's (bullfighter) costume may bring him face to face with a bull! Illustrations support the text and give readers a basic introduction to Spanish vocabulary. The story is continued in Book 14: Tommy the Bullfighter.