Too Many Tamales
by Gary Soto is a warm and funny holiday story about a family tradition with a surprising twist. The story is a great read-aloud for a classroom or school library. Several enrichment activities are included in this packet. The book is NOT included with this purchase.
Activities in this package:
*Recipe, Materials List, Procedural Steps
for making tamales in the classroom
*How-To Procedural Writing
to write about how to make tamales
*Sequencing/Retelling and Story Elements
to review the story
to learn to layer and fold a tamale
to reinforce the problem in the story
*Making Connections Writing
to write about personal experiences similar to the story
*Come to a Tamalada
to culminate the unit with a cultural experience
PLEASE be sure to look at the PREVIEW above to see all of the contents.
Other book activity products in this "Be Proud to Read Aloud" series are:
Big Pumpkin: Retelling, Sequencing, Reader's Theater
The Pout-Pout Fish: Activities for Retelling, Rhyming and Sequencing
A Story, A Story: Ananse West African Folktale Activities
Coyote Steals the Blanket: Story Elements, Sequencing, Reader's Theater and More
LeVar Burton's The Rhino Who Swallowed a Storm: Posters and Activities
Lousy Rotten Stinkin' Grapes: A Fox and Grapes Fable: Activities
How Will We Get to the Beach? by Brigitte Luciani
Chu's First Day of School: Read-Aloud Activities
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