SANTILLANA USA - Anthology Sampler

6 aa 2 The Antologías are ideal for supporting reading in the classroom, whether as shared, guided, or independent reading. The Antologías are also flexible enough to use at home by parents as a stand-alone reading companion. The Annotated Edition contains point-of-use teaching suggestions and answer keys, and comes with an Audio CD of the reading selections as well as the Comprendo lo que leí activities. A student ebook version is also available. How to Use the Antología Antes de leer This section is comprised of guided questions that help connect students to prior knowledge they may have about the subject or theme. The Annotated Edition includes teacher/parent prompts to further enhance the guided questions. These prompts can be used in conjunction with pre-reading strategies—such as previewing, KWL charts, and brainstorming—to help prepare students for the reading selection. A number of vocabulary words are highlighted in each selection. These words can be introduced to students before they start reading to ensure a better understanding of the selection. A glossary of the highlighted vocabulary can be found at the end of the book. Descubre el español con Santillana is a comprehensive program designed to teach Spanish as a world language in elementary school classrooms. Created with teacher flexibility in mind, the program can be used in a FLES setting, or it can be used to support FLEX or Dual-Language instruction. The Antologías are an integral part of the Descubre el español con Santillana program. They are a collection of authentic grade- appropriate literature, thematically correlated to each unit of the student book. There is one Antología per grade, for grades 1 to 5. Each unit in the Antología includes three readings from different genres to accommodate the needs of students of Spanish, as well as heritage speakers, who generally have a stronger command of vocabulary than beginning FLES students. The readings are divided into three categories: Beginner , Intermediate , and Advanced . Each reading includes appropriate pre- and post-reading activities designed to help support the literacy skills taught in Descubre el español con Santillana , including accessing prior knowledge, vocabulary, phonics, reading fluency, reading comprehension, spelling, and writing. To Teachers and Parents For information on how to purchase the Annotated Edition (with the Audio CD) or the ebook, visit: Program Overview