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TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR:

The Upside Down Boy / El niño de cabeza

By Juan Herrera
Illustrations by Elizabeth Gómez

Teacher’s Guide Features: 

  • Summary and background information
  • Prereading focus questions
  • Vocabulary
  • Discussion questions
  • Comprehension questions and writing prompts
  • Ideas for reader’s response and writing activities
  • Strategies for ESL/ELL
  • Interdisciplinary activities and connections
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About This Title

Guided Reading:

N

Lexile:

AD560L

Interest Level:

Grades 1 - 5

Reading Level:

Grades 2 - 3

Themes

Identity/Self Esteem/Confidence, Overcoming Obstacles, Mothers, Latino/Hispanic/Mexican Interest, Immigration, Home, Friendship, Fathers, Families, Education, Dreams & Aspirations, Conflict resolution, Childhood Experiences and Memories, Biography/Memoir, Bilingual, Self Control/Self Regulation, California, Courage, Farming, Kindness/Caring, Nonfiction, Optimism/Enthusiasm

Collections

Fluent Bilingual, Biography and Memoir Grades 3-6, Juan Felipe Herrera Collection, Bilingual English/Spanish and Dual Language Books , Mexico Culture Collection, Latin American Spanish / Bilingual Collection Grades PreK-2, California Book Collection , Appendix B Diverse Collection Grades K-2, Social and Emotional Learning Collection, Latin American Spanish/Bilingual Collection, Bilingual English/Spanish Collection , NYU Nancy Cloud Collection, Immigration Collection, Bilingual Spanish/English Guided Reading Level N, Authentic Spanish List, Authentic Spanish List Grades 3-5

Latin American Collection English 6PK

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