Bambú Lector

What is Bambú Lector?

Bambú Lector is a Spanish reading curriculum for grades 1 to 12

Bambú Lector is an authentic literature-based Spanish reading program published by Editorial Casals in Barcelona, Spain, offering text originally written and edited by native speakers.
  • Bambú Lector simplifies learning how to read in Spanish. It offers teaching and learning resources for native Spanish-speaking students and dual language students, making the process of learning how to read in Spanish easier and more effective.
  • Bambú Lector facilitates and accelerates second language acquisition and proficiency by providing the best language learning models in the literature selections, and the most effective techniques for Spanish reading instruction.

The only collection of Spanish titles to adapt the Spanish for ease of use in the Americas.

Reading program for grades 1 to 12

Bambú Lector Elementary

A reading program comprised of authentic Spanish literature designed to develop reading skills for grades 1 through 6. Each grade level consists of 6 preselected books that are accompanied by student reading guides. The remaining three books with their student reading guides are selected by the school for a total of 9 titles for each grade level. Additional resources are found in .

Bambú Lector Secondary

A reading program comprised of authentic Spanish literature designed to develop reading skills for grades 7 through 12. Each title in the secondary grade levels is selected by the school. Each book is accompanied by a student reading guide. A web-based platform, , contains all necessary teacher and student resources.

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