Students will be engaged in a shared reading experience and enhance their awareness of illustrations/concepts of print/vocabulary/and comprehension development.
Students will work in small groups for individualized instruction.
Students will write personal responses to the story.
Students will create pasta art.
Strega Nona (de Paola, 1975)
pasta - many different sizes and shapes
1.Read and discuss Strega Nona (de Paola, 1975) in small groups.
2.Have students write responses to the story (what they liked the best, something it reminded them of, etc.).
3.While each group is reading, have other children creating pasta art. Use food coloring and large ziploc bags to color the various pastas, let dry. Let students glue the pasta to paper to make shapes and pictures. Have them write/drite about what they made.
4.Make pasta for the children to eat during snack time.
Group children by abilities to individualize instruction.
Remember food allergies/restrictions.