You Can't Catch Me! {Multicultural Gingerbread Unit}

You Can't Catch Me! {Multicultural Gingerbread Unit}
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This 97-page product is full of resources to implement a literature-based, cross-curricular, hands-on, multicultural unit of study all about gingerbread stories! (Aligned with Common Core Literature Standards for Grade 2: Comparing similar stories across different cultures)

Books suggested for this unit of study (most can be found at your local library!):

*The Gingerbread Man (Any traditional version works)
*The Runaway Latkes (Leslie Kimmelman)
*The Runaway Tortilla (Eric A. Kimmel)
*The Runaway Rice Cake (Ying Chang Compestine)
*The Musubi Man (Sandi Takayama)

Note: Any cultural gingerbread stories will work for this unit. These are just highly recommended.

This product contains:

*Day-by-day unit plan with key teaching points
*Student cultural survey
*Anchor chart for culture
*Anchor charts for story elements
*4 graphic organizers to facilitate the unity of study {gingerbread story notes/elements, Venn diagram, cultural elements, scaffolded comparison flow chart}

*Three hands-on, gingerbread-themed literacy centers: Synonyms, Parts of Speech, Compound Words
*Two hands-on, gingerbread-themed math centers: Place Value, Dice game with 3 versions: Making 10, Making 100, Making 1,000
*One gingerbread-themed problem solving journal: Story problems
*Writing organizer for end-of-unit student writing project
*Publishing pages for writing project

All centers include:
- teacher directions
- student directions
- all necessary cards (with answers/self-check when applicable)
- student recording sheets

Check out the preview for more details and feel free to email me if you have any questions.

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