Our study of Mexico has taken a turn towards the culinary side! Yesterday afternoon, we made salsa! We have a great how-to book, How to Make Salsa, which I used as the basis for the recipe (with a couple of changes). As I told the class, our cooking projects this week are a great connection between our study of Mexico in Social Studies and our study of procedural writing (how-to) in Reading/Writing Workshop. Recipes are a great example of procedural writing. We will be making guacamole later this week. Yum!
|Students passed around a sprig of cilantro to smell and touch. This was a new ingredient for many students. And yes, that is Miss Dube! She is now visiting/helping out on Monday afternoons. Hooray!|