Grade Level(s): 2-5
Resource Type: Book Companion
Total Pages: 50
Answer Key: N/A
File Type: PDF
- A boy in Mexico leaves his tooth in a box on his bedside table. He hopes that the magic mouse, El Ratón, will take his tooth and leave some money.
- A girl in South Africa leaves her tooth in a slipper in her room. A mouse comes at night, takes the tooth, and leaves a gift.
Students will love learning tooth traditions around the world with Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions Around the World by Selby B. Beeler.
Engage students in responding to the story with 24 task cards using Bloom’s Taxonomy to focus on higher-level thinking skills:
- recalling facts
- explaining ideas
- using information in new situations
- drawing connections
- justifying a position
- producing original work
Great for providing differentiation and offering student choice.
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