After Shakyrah's dad has a heart episode, her life undergoes a major change. He decides to change his diet and encourages her and her mother to make the shift to a whole foods, plant-based diet with him. It's been going well, but now, its November, and there are numerous of feasts coming up where their new way of life may be a problem. The family comes up with a great solution, with help from the Holy Bible.
Teach your students some nutrition vocabulary and instill a better food philosophy in them with this touching story of a child who's family made a bold step to better health together. For reading comprehension, create your own questions to challenge your students memory. For fluency practice, use the video on phrase chunking along with this worksheet. 381 words plus vocabulary definitions and Think-Pair-Share activity suggestion.