This balanced literacy unit contains:
Word work activities
Acrostic poem, word bank, and answer key
Summary frame and answer key
Daily balanced literacy lesson plans
Fabulous Watercolor activity
Reading Response Journal
All kids love this book! Volcanoes, Mexican history, rich vocabulary, and art keeps them engaged and teaches them to love reading and books. This unit is ideal for English Language Learners, children with Special Education needs, and general education students. The lesson is aligned with Common Core Standards and is a rich piece of literature that is a perfect stepping stone for children to learn to read.