La gran borrasca
Realistic (fiction), 1,079 words, Spanish Level S (Grade 3), Lexile 980L
The wind howls and the snow blusters as Kevin waits anxiously for his parents to arrive at his grandmother's house on Thanksgiving Day. Despite the inviting smells coming from the kitchen, Kevin is unsettled by a story his grandmother tells him about a violent Nor'easter that occurred when she was a young girl. The Nor'easter is an exciting story that will keep readers interested and engaged. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions and to identify and use compound words.
Teach the Objectives
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class