“¿Cómo viven los chicos españoles?”

“¿Cómo viven los chicos españoles?” This text discusses how young people in Spain live. It discusses the school, home and social lives of young people and how they vary during the week and on the weekend. This relates to the content area of daily routines because it focuses on young people and students. This makes […]

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“La Siesta: Una Tradición Que Va en Retirada”

“La Siesta: Una Tradición Que Va en Retirada”  This article discusses siestas and the idea of getting rid of this cultural practice. It offers facts about its removal and why the president felt it was necessary. It also examines parts of Spain that are trying to protect this cultural custom. It discusses many reasons why […]

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The Hot Zone

Preston, Richard Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 6 Description <em>The Hot Zone</em> by Richard Preston is a horror science nonfiction novel about the closest the United States has ever come to an Ebola outbreak. Readability My 5th grade teacher read the opening chapter of The Hot Zone out loud in class one day, after making sure […]

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The Supreme Court

Taylor-Butler, Christine Publication date: Publisher: Flesch–Kincaid 7.2 Description This text describes how the Supreme Court runs in our country.  The jobs, responsibilities, and approach to get there is covered in this book. Readability The readability is rated a bit higher than what most students at this grade level should be able to read. There are […]

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