Junípero Serra: Un misionero español (Junípero Serra: A Spanish Missionary)

Retail Price: $9.99
School Library Price: $7.49
  • Age Range: 7-13
  • Grade: 3-5
  • Lexile: 690L
  • Guided Reading Level: V
  • Interest Level: 2-7
  • Reading Level: 4.9
  • Item: 111392
  • ISBN: 9780743912648
  • Language: Spanish
  • Dewey: 979.402092
  • Pages: 32

Junípero Serra was an influential Franciscan missionary who created missions that stretched from San Francisco to San Diego. His impact on California is still felt--and debated--today.

Ignite a curiosity about the history of California's missions through primary sources such as maps, letters, images, and photographs. This Spanish book will help English language learners achieve social studies literacy. Features include:

  • Text features such as a glossary, index, captions, sidebars, and table of contents increase comprehension and build academic vocabulary
  • Plan It! culminating activity challenges students to choose a mission and design a scavenger hunt
  • Your Turn! activity challenges students to write a speech about Serra's impact on California
  • Read and Respond provides post-reading questions that develop critical thinking