This play is suitable to elementary students of all ages. It is the story about the misadventures of a girl from New York who tries to visit her friend in Mexico City. In the end, she makes it to his house only to find that he has already left to visit her. By the end of this kit, most students should be able to complete their own 10-page story extensions entirely in Spanish.
Whole-Class Activities Book
Including whole-class activities in ten-minute segments, classroom systems, a master calendar, evaluation blackline masters, vocabulary lists and game cards.
Partner/Group Activities Book: Blackline Masters
Including the play, vocabulary list, language-manipulation activities, simple and more complex questions based on the story, creative writing activities and words to the accompanying songs.
For younger classes, shared reading with the Big Book is a very important AIM activity. You may also use the e-reader of this same book, projected from the Portal.
Posters and Image Cards
Image cards of words not gestured
Song and rap posters with lyrics
AIM Kit Portal (2 year subscription)
The Portal contains aspects of the content found in the Guides (videos, songs, e-readers, listening activities) as well as digital Student Books for 1:1 classrooms.
The songs (with instrumental versions)
Fun classroom raps (with instrumental versions)
E-reader of the story with highlighted text and audio
Gestured vocabulary for this kit
The play gestured for this kit
The play performed with TV series quality production
A first class with AIM
Additional Teacher Instructional Videos
Complimentary access for 32 students
Student digital workbooks available as an additional purchase.
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Story: Jacqueline Kelly Illustrations: Stan Gadziola Appropriate for ages: 7-12
The Zilli family is famous for their circus performances. Zolo Zilli, a young juggler wants to juggle eight bananas on a unicycle. It will not be easy but Zolo wants to beat the world record. When his sister Zozi laughs at him and says that he won't be able to do this, he starts believing that he isn't capable of doing so. This story shows that if you really want to do something and you try hard enough, you can achieve success.
Story: Juli Powers Illustrations: Louie Escauriaga Appropriate for ages: 7-12
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