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Michael Phelps Reading: Lower Level English and Spanish

Here is an embedded reading about Michael Phelps.   It is written completely in the present tense.  There is a version in English and in Spanish.  I hope that others will add on in other languages.  I’ll write a present/past tense version and post it later.  (I try to use the tenses in a “natural” way but many programs stay in the present tense in the early levels to align themselves with other teachers in the district, hence the version here.)

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2 thoughts on “Michael Phelps Reading: Lower Level English and Spanish

  1. Tamula Drumm on said:

    Laurie, I learned so much from your presentation at iFLT. This latest post has given me the idea to create a similar lesson for my Chinese students on the swimmer Ye Shiwen. I found an interview with her on the following webpage that has a lot of vocab the students already know: http://2012.sohu.com/20120802/n349649262.shtml

    Next I need to work out the lesson plan. Thanks for your help!
    Tamula

    • That is wonderful!! I hope that you will share it with us here when you are done. I am working on the present/past version. Then I’ll put together parallel readings on athletes from Spanish-speaking countries. We have several athletes from our local area who are competing in London and I hope to do a couple about them also!

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