Saturday Sancocho

This Saturday Sancocho lesson plan also includes:

What does stew have to do with bartering? Learners will find out how by reading the story Saturday Sancocho, discussing the text, participating in a bartering activity in class (once with goods only and once with money), and discussing the results.

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Instructional Ideas

  • Tie this into a unit on either family traditions or trading and bartering; there is potential for cross-curricular connections here
  • If you'd like, extend the lesson by making the stew in the story
Classroom Considerations

  • You will need to buy or borrow at least one copy of Saturday Sancocho by Leyla Torres
  • The resource comes with two versions of a presentation; however, these are only for those who use interactive whiteboards
Pros

  • Includes answers; rather than a separate key, these are written it italics next to the questions
  • Comes with everything you need (workshets, printables, an assessment, etc.) as well as detailed instructions for how to use the materials
Cons

  • None