Roberta Quiere Papas Fritas – Elementary Story

Target Structures: 

Hay, se llama, le gustan, tiene

*Note about the story: We did this story after several class periods in which we talked about our names (me llamo ___) and how we feel (including tiene hambre-he/she is hungry and está triste-he/she is sad).

Day 1: Hay una chica. La chica se llama Roberta. A Roberta le gustan las papas fritas. Roberta tiene un problema. Roberta no tiene las papas fritas. Roberta tiene hambre y Roberta esta triste

Day 2: review part 1; Roberta tiene bananas. A Roberta no le gustan las bananas. Roberta tiene hamburguesas. A Roberta no le gustan las hamburguesas. Roberta tiene manzanas. A Roberta no le gustan las manzanas. A Roberta le gustan las papas fritas y Roberta no tiene papas fritas. Roberta tiene hambre y está triste.

Day 3: review pt 1&2; Roberta va a McDonalds. Hay un chico que se llama Ronald McDonald. Roberta le pregunta, ” tienes papas fritas?”
Ronald McDonald le dice: “no.”
(Continue in the same way with as many restaurants and students as I can in the class time, all say no) Roberta tiene hambre y está triste.

Day 4: review pt. 1,2,&3; Roberta va a escuela. Roberta va a la cafetería. Hay un hombre en la cafetería. Se llama Señor Boom (our lunch chef’s actual name, which might be the best name ever for anyone who works at an elementary school). Señor Boom tiene papas fritas. Le da las papas fritas a Roberta. Roberta esta feliz. Roberta no tiene hambre.

In English

There is a girl. She is named Roberta. Roberta likes french fries. Roberta has a problem. Roberta doesn’t have french fries. Roberta is hungry and Roberta is sad.

Roberta has bananas. Roberta doesn’t like bananas. Roberta has hamburgers. Roberta doesn’t like hamburgers. Roberta has apples. Roberta doesn’t like apples. Roberta likes french fries and Roberta doesn’t have french fries. Roberta is hungry and sad.

Roberta goes to McDonalds. There is a boy that is named Ronald McDonald. Roberta asks him, “Do you have french fries?” Ronald McDonald says to her, “no.” Roberta is hungry and sad.

Roberta goes to school. Roberta goes to the cafeteria. There is a man in the cafeteria. His name is Mr. Boom. Mr. Boom has french fries. He gives french fries to Roberta. Roberta is happy. Roberta is not hungry.

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