Resources for “Gloria Estefan”

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imagesThis week, we are reading “Gloria Estefan in our Houghton Mifflin reading anthology.  We will use this POWERPOINT to guide our introduction of the story.  In addition, here are some resources to increase your comprehension and enjoyment of this reading selection.

BUILD YOUR SKILLS:

Comprehension and Analysis Skills:

Vocabulary Skills:

  • Study the vocabulary and play games with these flashcards.
  • Play our e-Word Game to practice the vocabulary words.
Fluency Skills:

Spelling Skills:

Grammar/Language Skills:

ANALYZE AND RESPOND IN A BLOG COMMENT

Why do you think  Gloria Estefan enjoyed music so much while she was growing up?

Do you think Gloria and Emilio Estefan make a good musical team? Explain.

What do you learn about Gloria Estefan’s personality from the way she recovered from her accident?

Would you enjoy having the kind of fame that Gloria Estefan has achieved? Why or why not?

What qualities and accomplishments make Gloria Estefan a hero?

TAKE THE AR TEST (by Friday):

Gloria Estefan (HM Edition)
Boulais, Sue
AR Quiz No. 902062 EN Nonfiction
BL: 4.7 – AR Pts: N/A
AR Quiz Types: OR
Selection from Houghton Mifflin “Traditions” Grade 4 Pupil Edition.

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