Lailah moved from Abu Dhabi to Peachtree City in Georgia. When it was time to
fast in school for Ramadan, Lailah was too shy to give her teacher the note her
mom wrote about this holiday. Lailah was afraid the other children did not know
what Ramadan was and she was embarrassed to be singled out. Many EL’s from
other countries feel “different” and they are very shy when they first come to an
This is a Guided Reading packet that focuses on reading comprehension skills.
There is a pre-reading section and a choice of post reading activities as well to
help student synthesize the information presented in this book.