This viewing and listening activity can be used as an independent, fun "chocolate themed" activity with no pre-teaching or prep. Check out this watching and listening guide for a variety of questions related to the story of how chocolate is made. This is great for Valentine's Day, Easter, sub plans, etc. Everything you need to teach this lesson is included.
OR use it as a supplement to the following products:
STAR Skills Close Reading Companion Passages
Geared towards 7th and 8th graders, there are 2 sets of 18 PDF passages included (one set has background images and one is only text).
These passages are split between fictional literature and informational texts. Help get your students engaged in reading again! High interest passages from these novels may inspire them to read the whole book on their own :)
Use them in your classroom for weekly close reading practice, or check out the companion worksheets here:
STAR Skills Common Core Close Reading and Language Skills