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This 1-year subscription gives online access for 1 teacher and 180 students to Virginia Hildebrandt's novel, Soy Lorenzo.  Soy Lorenzo is perfect for Spanish 2 & 3, novice-mid/novice-high readers and heritage language readers.  The indigenous lore of Nicaragua’s Miskito coast hosts this coming-­of-­age story. Desperate to break free of the limits of his village, Lorenzo finds himself entwined in the legends of his ancestors’ sacred knowledge. This compelling story will engage your students and spark discussions on a multitude of culturally authentic topics and current events. 


Teacher Resource Materials include chapter-by-chapter themes, topics and cultural connections with suggestions for conversation and cross-curricular inquiry. Huge bundle of classroom support resources include; vocabulary lists, crossword puzzles, word finds, grammar practice, quizzes and tests, reading comprehension questions and higher order thinking prompts (in both English and Spanish), optional class activities, supplemental readings, video, photographs, power points and recipes.


All individual accounts include e-notebooks, which can be used by teachers for lesson plans and notes, and used by students to reflect on their reading and comprehension. Teachers can view the entries in these student notebooks and keep students accountable with the time-per-file tracker.


As the angry shrieks of his mother's voice jar Lorenzo awake, he becomes painfully aware of the beating that his body had endured the night incident that he cannot remember. Tortured by the unknown Lorenzo cannot rest until he figures out what happened.


In his search for answers, a mysterious stranger changes the path of his future when he finds himself entwined in the sacred legends of his ancestors. Is it real or a spiritual encounter? You decide.

Soy Lorenzo

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