Check out scholastic book clubs daily author activities as well. Feb 22, 2014 martina the beautiful cockroach, a cuban folktale. Martina the beautiful cockroach doesnt know anything about love and marriage. These lesson plans follows the workshop model used in many schools i do, we do, you do. The awardwinning cubanborn author retells the story of a green cockroach indigenous to her native country. Oct 01, 2009 martina the beautiful cockroach is a beautifully retold cuban folktale. A cuban folktale from the worlds largest community of readers. The origins of martina the beautiful cockroach youtube. Welcome to the world of beautiful martina, the cuban cockroach who doesnt know coffee beans about love and marriage. Students would be broken into groups of three and asked to write a script based on martinas story. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Childrens storytime features librarians from the wacomclennan. Quantitatively, with a lexile of ad720l, this selection falls within the grade 23 text complexity band.
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This popular program offers something for the kids when the other local stations turn to news. Austral ellipsidion ellipsidion australe the beautiful cockroach, family blattellidae this page contains pictures and information about the austral ellipsidion cockroaches that we found in the brisbane area, queensland, australia. Included are two versions one with page numbers and one without. Already 21 days old, its time for martina to choose a husband.
Feb 27, 2017 martina the beautiful cockroach deals primarily with themes of romantic love, but also of familial love, as young martina relies on the advice of her wise abuela in choosing a future spouse. Martina the beautiful cockroach is a pura belpre honor book by carmen agra deedy along with gorgeous illustrations by michael austin and it is about how a young and beautiful cockroach named martina tries to find a good husband by following her cuban grandmothers advice in spilling coffee on her suitors shoes. This is a great example of a folktale because it is written in a simple and repetitive manner, and it teaches good morals and life lessons. This collection comes in a spiralbound book with cd and site license for one school. When it is time for beautiful young martina to find a husband, her grandmother gives her some wise advice. After reading martina the beautiful cockroach is completed, the teacher would introduce the idea of a readers theater. On martina s birthday, her grandmother gives martina advice on finding the perfect suitor. This was part of the summer reading presentation to promote the one world, many stories.
After writing the script, students will rehearse it and finally present it to the class. Martina the beautiful cockroach by carmen agra deedy. Martina, the beautiful cockroach lessons tes teach. Martina the beautiful cockroach written by janie smith these simple retellings of classic fairy and folk tales are perfect for classroom or home and include tips to make the most out of your reading time. The story is based on the book martina the beautiful cockroach. The book is also available in spanish for those in immersion schools. Martina the beautiful cockroach worksheets kiddy math. Martina the beautiful cockroach deals primarily with themes of romantic. Only premium resources you own will be fully viewable by all students in classes you share this lesson with. Show pictures of havana, cuba and a map of where cuba is located.
A cuban folktale martina josefina catalina cucaracha was a beautiful cockroach. Martina the beautiful cockroach a cuban folktale scholastic. Enlarge the ovals with the events and laminate them. Taking her abuelas advice, martina is able to choose the perfect mate. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for kids in any grade. Included are two versions one with page numbers and one withoutnote. Jun 03, 2015 this video is about class of 21 martina play 1. Lessons for all classroom guide for martina the beautiful cockroach. These activities and reproducibles build skills in critical and creative thinking, making personal connections, and writing. Build fluency and engagement with this fun readers theater script modeled after martina the beautiful cockroach by carmen agra deedy.
Predicting story elements 2 activities questioning main idea with details character traits who what when where why how in t. Youre currently using one or more premium resources in your lesson. Compare and contrast martina with real cockroaches. Was it a good test for martina to use in the story. Martina the beautiful cockroach and maybelle in the soup are included in the kids wings gifts and givers collection of literature guides for awardwinning novels and intermediatelevel picture books. While some of the cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive. Carmen agra deedy shares the of martina the beautiful cockroach, a tale that has traveled around the world. Explore essential ingredients of this exciting, new book based on the cuban folktale including. Polly ryon middle school 7901 fm 762, richmond, texas 77469 rated 4. This month we received the book martina the beautiful cockroach by carmen agra deedy. Her cuban grandmother advises her to perform the coffee test on all her suitors in order to choose the right one. Discover more and dazzle friends with new words learned en espanol. This book is great for working on fluency because i have my students repeat the chorus lines with me which they love to do.
According to the introduction of the book, this folktale is one of the best known in latin. Storytellers keep this traditional form of literature alive. Worksheets are my insect report insect anatomy insect habitat insect life, cockroach slope lesson plan, martina the beautiful cockroach a cuban folktale, unit denotation connotation, about insects, coloring and math work, a readers theater adaptation of carmen agra deedys, martina english smalltrim interior layout 1. Martina is 21 days old and ready to take a husband. At first, martina is skeptical of her abuelas unorthodox suggestion, but when suitor after suitor fails the coffee test, she wonders if a little green cockroach can ever find true love. Martina the beautiful cockroach by carmen agra deedy text complexity. In an original retelling of the traditional folktale, carmen agra deedy puts her own unique spin on martina the beautiful cockroach.
Come join martina s friends as they prepare for her birthday fiesta. What do you notice about the folktales, like martina the. Students would be broken into groups of three and asked to write a script based on martina s story. Multiple activities appropriate for grades 2 4 activities include. According to the introduction of the book, this folktale is one of the best known in latin america, but versions of this classic. Guided reading, lexile measure, grade level equivalent, dra level.
Genre expository text story inchworms tale genre folktale vocabulary unique the only one of its kind disbelief lack belief about something dismay shock and surprise fabulous amazing features things that are noticeable about something. Florida reading association childrens book award 20082009. Includes an illustrated mini book of this cuban folktale. Martina the beautiful cockroach vocabulary flashcards. Martina the beautiful cockroach genre folktale story get a backbone. Recounting martina the beautiful cockroach by heather o. This is a folktale and it teaches a beautiful lesson about the importance of beauty on the inside. Beneath a street lamp in havana, cuba, lives martina. Lesson 10 small groups read to selffinish listening to martina the beautiful cockroach. The cucaracha household was crawling with excitement. Teachingbooks multileveled lesson martina the beautiful. Lessons and ideas books and authors top teaching blog teachers tool kit student activities the teacher store. Start studying martina the beautiful cockroach vocabulary.
Work on writingcomplete the 2nd lesson tile called spanish glossary meet with teacherbring your. Martina the beautiful cockroach doesn t know coffee beans about love and marriage. Martina the beautiful cockroach was ready to find a husband. This charming story conveys themes of respect, compatibility, and family love, and is bound to make any reader smile as they follow the journey of martina. Abuela tells martina to spill coffee on the mans shoes. See more ideas about hispanic heritage month, hispanic heritage and spanish classroom decor. For example, respecting your elders was taught in martina the beautiful cockroach when martina listened to and followed the advice of her grandmother, which landed her a husband. In martina the beautiful cockroach, you hear the story from martina s side of the lamp post. Martina the beautiful cockroach doesnt know coffee beans about love and marriage. Work as a group to put events in order from the story.
Shes a beautiful cockroach with pretty green wings. Kids wings activities for martina the beautiful cockroach by. This is for the earlier versions of wonders 2012, 2016. Start with scholastic little books of nursery rhymes martina the beautiful cockroach and the little red hen we have 10 copies of each. Martina the beautiful cockroach carmen agra deedy on. Martina the beautiful cockroach trifold wonders 3rd grade unit 3 week 1 this is a trifold that can be done independently or in small groups for the story martina the beautiful cockroach of the 3rd grade wonders series. That way martina can see how he will react once he is angry. Martina the beautiful cockroach digital story by jenny. Sep 15, 2009 with the help of her abuelas shocking advice, martina interviews a cast of unlikely suitors to find her true love in a lively and humorous retelling of a classic folktale. Martina the beautiful cockroach is a beautifully retold cuban folktale.
Show book trailer for martina the beautiful cockroach 2. Powered by create your own unique website with customizable templates. This week we are concluding our monthly theme of love with martina the beautiful cockroach, an adaptation of an old cuban folktale, written by carmen agra deedy and illustrated by michael austin. Mira look martina the beautiful cockroach vamos a leer.
Martina the beautiful cockroach trifold wonders 3rd grade. After reading this sweet and witting retelling of the cuban folktale, youll never look at a cockroach the same way again. On martinas birthday, her grandmother gives martina advice on finding the perfect suitor. A wonderful collection of activities that correlate with the book, martina the beautiful cockroach. Martina the cockroach retelling on photopeach every month principal phillips chooses a book that the whole school receives for their classroom library. Kids wings activities for martina the beautiful cockroach. Resourcefulness, sense of humor, caring, truthfulness, and common. Also includes two customizable spaces to respond to questions, reflections, or learning targets. Jan 30, 2017 martina the beautiful cockroach was ready to choose a husband.
Which one will win her hand, the rooster, the pig, the lizard, or the mouse. She lived in a cozy street lamp in old havana with her big, lovable family. The roaster was the first to greet her, she quickly followed her grandmothers advise and spilled the coffee. Other explorers might like to know this little cuban cockroach is technically classified as panchlora nivea. Students can look at pictures and words while we read, assessment we can break students into small groups to draw pictures about what they read from the story. I used this to read aloud to a 1st grade class, with several children who knew at least. Daintily, she sat downand crossed her legsand crossed her legsand crossed her legs. Entomologists scientists who study insects may not be the only ones impressed with the star character of martina the beautiful cockroach. Martina the beautiful cockroach displaying top 8 worksheets found for this concept some of the worksheets for this concept are martina the beautiful cockroach a cuban folktale, martina english smalltrim interior layout 1 122 424, a readers theater adaptation of carmen agra deedys, folktale origins to martina the beautiful cockroach. Now that martina was 21 days old, she was ready to give her leg in marriage. Martina the beautiful cockroach story map multileveled lesson. But, how do these characters feel about the coffee test. Martina the beautiful cockroach is a brilliantly told tale that makes a great readaloud for young and old listeners. The illustrations are also quite beautiful and whimsical.
As was the custom, martina would greet her suitors from the balconyunder her familys many watchful eyes. This book won recognition as a pura belpre honor book. The story is completely translated in the spanish version of the book, entitled martina una cucarachita muy linda. Thank you so much for being part of the betterlesson community. The string of suitors come and martina, the little green cockroach, puts them to the test. Martina has reached the age where she needs to be looking for a husband, 3 times. This cuban folktale follows martina, the most beautiful cockroach in all of havana, as she tries to find a suitable husband. Martina the beautiful cockroach flashcards quizlet.
Martina the beautiful cockroach class of 21 youtube. Meettheauthor recording with carmen agra deedy about martina the beautiful cockroach. Martina the beautiful cockroach readers theater script by. Share information about cuban culture, foods, customs and history. Kids wings unit for martina the beautiful cockroach, a. Surprised and confused by this advice, martina goes off to find herself a husband. Martina the beautiful cockroach is a wonderful cuban folktale. With these multileveled lessons, students are encouraged to explore the important elements of any fiction text to support comprehension.
While some of the cucarachas offer her gifts to make her more attractive, only abuela, her grandmother, gives her something really useful. These lessons go with the cuban folktale martina the beautiful cockroach. Unit 3 week 1 wonders martina and the beautiful cockroach. She receives advice from her abuela grandmother about finding the perfect husband by spilling coffee on his shoes. While listening use the highlighter to highlight the spanish words or phrases you find. While doing research on the story, i was amazed to find out all the awards that it has won martina the beautiful cockroach was presented with the 2008 pura belpre honor award, the 2008. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board. Anthology 1 martina the beautiful cockroach pages 194.668 523 444 938 1577 171 822 1257 18 149 690 704 252 1245 1204 809 1139 1223 426 379 774 460 1565 610 603 656 203 1281 107 137 1254 1129 235 1057 1031 643 646 1405 470 753 1042 1208 1370 863 1464 826 1266 640 399