This 97-page unit study should be used with Strega Nona and all her stories. It includes:
. Vocabulary work (defining, using in sentence, word boxes, word search)
. Character Maps and comparisons
. Story Maps, retelling, sequencing
. Comprehension Questions - short answer, multiple choice
. Extended writing prompts
. Magic Potion study- What is Magic? Write a magic potion.
. Science: Experiments to accent "magic"
. Social Studies: Learn About Calabria/ Learn Italian
. Look at other Strega Nona stories with activities
Discuss character development and consistency
. Fun with Pasta: Make pasta with your class, Make pasta art activities,
Make a recipe book, Explore different kinds of pasta
. Write your own Strega Nona story
. Bulletin board ideas