February Read and Do
Read & Do
Love Made Me More*
origami - the Japanese art process of folding a square of paper into shapes
disappear - to no longer be in view
fume - to be excited or angry
flutter - to flap rapidly
flock - a group of animals together
After you are done reading Love Made Me More, ask your students these questions:
Who tells the story in Love Made Me More?
Where does My Boy keep the crane?
Does My Boy talk to the crane?
When the moon is bright, and stars sparkle in the sky, what do My Boy and the crane do?
Who is in the photograph My Boy places in front of the crane?
How does that make the crane feel?
What does My Boy write on the crane and give to the girl in the photo?
When did the crane join a flock?
The crane never was just a piece of paper, what was he?
Watch this video to learn how to make an origami crane or a flock.
Nosotros Means Us - Un cuento bilingüe
bilingual - knowing or expressing two or more languages
nosotros - means us
After you are done reading Nosotros Means Us, ask your students these questions:
Can you name the animals and their corresponding babies?
How would you tell the story of the caterpillar growing up in the story?
Watch this video and read along with the author of Nostros Means Us.
fragile - easily broken or damaged
downy - covered with fine soft hair or feathers
coaxing - to gently persuade someone to do something
reminiscing - to remember things that have happened in the past
After you are done reading Love Is, ask your students these questions:
What is love?
How did the little girl show love to the duckling?
How do you think the little girl felt when it was time for the duckling to join the flock?
Why do you think we remember love?
Celebrate all things love with this fun Valentine's themed activity printable.