Pío Pista
El caso del agente doble
El caso del agente doble
What type of story is this? Romance? Adventure?
If this is a spy story, what types of things might be in it?
Have you seen any spy movies? James Bond? Mission
Impossible? Others?
How about any spy spoof movies? Get Smart? Pink Panther?
What types of gags might be in a spy spoof story?
Capítulo 1, página 1
What does ORDEN stand for?
Describe the scene in English.
Do you picture the desk as messy? Organized?
What’s the main “problem”?
Who in your class looks suspicious enough to be the
possible double-agent?
Capítulo 2, página 1-2
What are all of these weird names all about?
Find the real places mentioned on a map. . . Then imagine
where the secret island of Cocomoco is located.
Who is Mama?
Difficult: Who
Would be her equivaLent in the James Bond
Capítulo 3, página 2
Is caramba a cuss word?
What does LOCO stand for?
Difficult: Which group would be the equivalent of
LOCO in the Get Smart series?
Mamá calls María Malinche Pío’s “amiga.” Is that the
best word to describe who she is to Pío?
What would your reaction be if your
girlfriend/boyfriend might be a spy for the enemy?
Capítulo 4, página 2-3
What is the similarity with all of the aliases Pío creates for
Is the joke at the end of the first paragraph even remotely
Describe María.
Is it rude to compare her to capuccino?
Do you ever talk to inanimate objects?
Is Pío a little touched in the head?
What happens at the end of the chapter?
Capítulo 5, página 3-4
Are CDs too old school now?
What type of CD is this?
How do you say “secret code” in Spanish?
Difficult: Which show always had the information
being destroyed in seconds?
Is Pío convinced that María is a double-agent? Which
way is he leaning?
Capítulo 6, página 4-5
What is the common denominator for Pío’s aliases
“De Colores” is really a song. Do you know how it
Why can’t the clerk give out the information about
María’s whereabouts?
Did the secret code work?
Capítulo 7, página 5
What is “El Morro”?
Difficult: What ride at Disneyworld has a
representation of “El Morro”?
What information does Pío get from this meeting?
Find the line in Spanish that says: The favorite Segway
of secret agents.
Describe what Pío sees in el Morro.
Capítulo 8, página 6-7
What happens when Pío sees María?
Do you think María is
Faithful to ORDEN?
A double-agent?
Playin’ for the other team now
Does María shoot Pío?
Translate María’s letter on page 7
Have you changed your mind about María?
Informe, página 7
What tense is this report written in?
What is different about the words that tells you this?
Did Pío leave out any information from his report?
What do you think might be next?

Pío Pista - Charo y Lee