Eating While Reading is a darling poem written by Gary Soto just for kids. It’s a CCSS exemplar poem too! Your students will immediately connect with the delightful language he uses to paint a picture of what it’s like to read and snack on favorite foods at the same time. Use the various activities included in this unit to unpack Soto’s unique style, and watch your students fall in love with words!
Here's some of what's included in the unit: *Vocabulary Strategies Classroom Poster *Making Words With Suffixes (s, ing, ed) *Dictionary Game: Page Turn Challenge *Alphabetical Order *Sensory Word Lists *Vocabulary Word Cards *What's the Meaning?: Words in Context *Vocabulary Charades *Write Your Own Poem (Focus: Parts of Speech) *Classroom Celebration *. . . and more!