"Ana y las cucarachas verdes" student book reviews the colors, numbers up to 30 and previously taught greetings. It reviews basic questions, commands and introduces essential language structures needed for basic communication including: "hay, se llama, quiere, tiene, dice, va a, le gusta, vive en, está contento and está triste".
In addition, it reviews formulaic expressions including: How are you? How are you called? How old are you? And other expressions.
This workbook explores the geographical context of where Spanish is spoken, why it is spoken in the United States of America, why it is important to learn Spanish and how Spanish speakers greet one another. Also includes a variety of activities that develops students with effective skills in reading, writing and speaking in Spanish.
Ana y las cucarachas verdes is recommended for students in 3rd grade after completing "¡Ay que sueño!" workbook (first semester of the school year).