SALSA Video Lessons-Grade 3
Jack and the Corn Stalk
Juan y el tallo de la planta de maíz
The Monster Is Angry
Episode 31 (Also listed as #201)
On his way home with a Pizza, Chivo Pequeño resists numerous offers to trade something for the pizza. That is until the mysterious Gatita offers him 15 “special” pieces of corn. When the other goats learn that he has traded their pizza for the corn, they throw him out of the house. He sees that there is a huge cornstalk growing from the pieces. He climbs it and finds the Monster’s house in the sky. And the Monster gives him a pizza.
• El maíz (corn) • Once (11)
• Doce (12)
• Trece (13)
• Catorce (14)
Salsa 31 Click to download Video transcript file.
Episode 32 (Also listed as #202)
The Monster (in the sky) is angry, and his bellows make everyone below afraid. One by one, the people climb up the cornstalk, led by Chivo Pequeño, never to return! Finally, Chivo Mediano, who originally ran away in fright at the terrible screams, climbs the cornstalk, to find that the Monster is angry because his computer won’t work. He fixes the computer, saving the day!
• Enojado/enojada (angry, masc., fem.)
• Tengo miedo. (I’m afraid.)
• Chivos (Goats) • Monstruo (Monster)
• Gatita (Cat) • Ratoncito (Rat)
• Niña (Girl) • Lobo (Wolf)
• Vendedor (Salesman, played by Chef Loco)
Salsa 132 Click to download Video transcript file.
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Salsa Video Lessons-Grade 3
Episode 33 - Everybody Needs a Friend
Episode 34- Super Armadillo: Trouble from Above
Synopsis - The Monster is very happy in his home, but his pet fish, Reynaldo, seems to be unwell. The monster worries and worries, while his friends try to make Reynaldo feel better. Chivo Grande brings Reynaldo a pizza, but fish don’t like pizza. The Monster decides to play fetch with him, but fish aren’t dogs and can’t fetch. Finally, the Girl brings the Doctors. They decide that Reynaldo is lonely and needs a friend. Everyone goes to the river and asks the Fish (Pez) to come play with Reynaldo. He does, and Reynaldo is very happy!
• El pez (fish) • Estoy bien. (I’m well.) • Estoy mal. (I’m not well.)
Script-Salsa 33 Click to download Video transcript file.
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Synopsis - Everyone suspects the el Lobo is up to his old tricks when people are bonked on the head and he happens to be around. Armadillo decides to find the real villain, changing once more into Super Armadillo. He finds that it was the Monster, who, in the process of cleaning his house, had been tossing objects out the window. (old bananas, stinky shoes and stale bread) Super Armadillo solves the mystery and teaches the Monster about the proper disposal of trash.
• Arriba (up) • Abajo (down)
Script - Salsa 34 Click to download Video transcript file.
• Chivos (Goats) • Monstruo (Monster) • Gatita (Cat)
• Ratoncito (Rat) • Niña (Girl) • Lobo (Wolf)
• Vendedor (Salesman, played by Chef Loco)
Salsa Video Lessons-Grade 3
Episode #35-¿Dónde está? Or Where is it?
#36-Quiz Show: What is it This Time?
Episode 35 (Also listed as #205)
Synopsis - Private detectives Girl and Armadillo are asked by Mamá Osa to find the thief who has stolen her statue of the Black Bird. The two detectives question the usual suspects: Ratoncito, los Tres Chivos, and the Monster, with no luck. The Puppy(Perrito) leads them back to their office, where they discover that Mamá Osa deliberately sent them off on a wild goose chase so she could put together a surprise birthday party for the Girl. And the birthday present is, of course, the Black Bird!
• El pájaro (bird) • negro. (black)
Script- Salsa 35 Click to download Video transcript file.
Episode 36 (Also listed as #206)
Synopsis - Once again, los Tres Osos and Los Tres Chivos face off in a quiz show, but this time contestants may choose to keep the object they guess or opt for the mystery prize. When nobody wants it, the host and the Monster decide to peek and see what the mystery prize is. Lo and behold, the mystery prize is the Monster’s heart’s desire: the red shoes. The Monster puts them on and everyone participates in a dancing finale!
• el pez(fish) • el maiz (corn)
• estoy bien (I’m well), • estoy mal (I’m bad, ill) ,
• el helado (ice cream) , • negro (black), • pájaro (bird)
CHARACTERS/ PERSONAJES: Armadillo, Lobo (Wolf), Monstruo
(Monster), Niña (Girl), Ratoncito (Little Rat), Mamá Osa (Mama Bear), Gatita
(Little Cat), Sal, Mosca (Name of Sock puppet), Reynaldo (Name of red fish)
Humberto (Name of squirrel), Todos (All in scene)
Script - Salsa 36 Click to download Video transcript file.
Numbers: Review counting with your students by saying: Uno, dos, tres, cuatro, cinco. Vamos a contar. Uno, dos, tres, . . . Let the class practice counting to veinte (twenty) as you show the cards. 11-once, 12-doce, 13-trece, 14-catorce, 15-quince, 16-diez y seis, 17-diez y siete, 18-diez y ocho, 19-diez y nueve, 20-veinte
Cut out number flashcards – First cut down center line. Fold down center line (between words and numbers). Glue on inside blank side. Cut out cards. Place in baggie
TPR Hold Up Activity Have students cut up flashcards and place in a baggie. Each student has in front of him numbers. Student touches number or holds up number named by the teacher.
Bingo. Students randomly place flashcards on the Bingo Board. Teacher calls vocabulary words and students place a marker on the correct word. Student might come up and select a number, calling out the word in Spanish to the class (without showing the number to the class)
TPR Partner Activity Each student has in front of him or her numbers. Student tells partner what she or he has. (can be a card game)
Go Fish Card Game Each student has his or her own set of numbers. The student sets are combined to form a set/deck of numbers. Students then play Go Fish.
Seven – Up Seven students go the front of the class, each holding up a different number ( 11-17). The remaining students put their heads down, thumbs up. Each student with a NUMBER puts down another student’s thumb. The teacher calls Siete Arriba (7 Up) and the 7 students get up and try to guess the number of the child that selected him/her.,¿Es once, doce, trece, catorce, quince, diez y seis, diez y siete? Lead students respond with Sí, No
Matemáticas. Have students count by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s. Work with a partner, taking turns saying the numbers in sequence.
Transcript for República Dominicana. (From Video 31)
Me llamo Elizabeth. My name is Elizabeth.
Tengo diez años. I am ten years old.
Vivo en la República Dominicana. I live in the Dominican
Nos vamos a la playa. We are going to the beach.
Ésta es mi familia. This is my family.
mi papá, my dad,
mi mamá, my mom,
mi hermana Isabel, my sister Isabel,
mi hermana Katie, my sister Katie,
y mi hermano Luis Miguel. and my brother Luis
Ésta es mi Tía María Luisa. This is my aunt Maria Luisa.
Me gusta mucho la playa. I like the beach very much.
Label names of family members and paste a picture or draw a picture in each box (see worksheet).
Mi mamá se llama (yama) ___________
My mom’s name is _______________.
Draw a picture for each feeling:
alegre – happy enojado ( j sounds like an h) = angry boy
triste – sad enojada ( angry girl)
muy bien – very well muy mal – very bad
enfermo – sick boy enferma – sick girl
Click to play the Salsa Pizza Game!
If you have access to the internet in your classroom, computer lab, or school library you may want to have the class research the Dominican Republic.
Videos Online and Transcripts
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Last Modified on October 26, 2011