Abuela by Arthur Dorros
Lesson plans and teaching ideas

Abuela by Arthur Dorros
Cross-curricular learning activities related to the book.

Learning activities and support materials for Kindergarten: Word Wall words, writing practice, words with multiple meanings, more. Adobe Reader required to access the printables.

Pre-reading, during-reading, and after-reading learning activities, including poetry, crafts, and an at-home activity. This resource is 92 pages long; Abuela is on p. 8-10. Adobe Reader required.

Students create an alternative ending. 2 pages; Adobe Reader required. Designed for second grade.

Printable Word Wall words. 5 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Printable worksheets: word skills, verbs, vocabulary, spelling, daily oral language, more. Adobe Reader required for printables.

Abuela guided reading four blocks way
Activities for 3 days with suggestions for additional activities.

Abuela definitions
In this online activity, students select the correct definition for each of the 5 vocabulary words.

Abuela SMART Exchange
Does your classroom have a SMART ® board? Find downloads here.

Between the Lions Early Literacy Activity Guide
Learning activities for "Oh, Yes, it Can!" (see link to watch online) and Abuela . Includes literacy and learning activities for before reading, during reading, and after reading. Learning centers include art, dramatic play, library reading and listening, writing, storytelling, rhyme, sentences, music, and a family connection. 27 pages; Adobe Reader required.

Cooking with Abuela
In this online game, students read a list of ingredients and find them in the virtual kitchen.