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Day 5 – Carla’s Sandwich

Overview

Today, we’re going to…

  • read aloud, or watch a video about, Carla’s Sandwich by Debbie Herman
  • answer the questions about the story
  • write an explanation for how to do something
  • do a word search about Carla’s Sandwich

Talking Points for Parents / Caregivers

Before Reading

  • Does everyone like the same foods? Tell me about the foods you like.
  • Do you like to try new food? Tell why or why not.

During Reading

  • Why does Buster decide to try the sandwich?
  • Why didn’t anyone want to sit next to Carla?

After Reading

  • Tell about a time when you tried something new and were pleasantly surprised, like Buster.
  • Make up your own unique sandwich and describe it.

Step 1: Reading / Video

If you have the book Carla’s Sandwich, read it aloud to your child.

Those of you who do not have the book can watch the following video:

Step 2: Write an Explanation

Have your child think of a unique sandwich and write about how to make it.

The explanation document can be found at the link below.

CLICK TO VIEW THE EXPLANATION SHEET

Encourage your child to try a new food each day for a week, or even longer! What do they like? Have your child help prepare a meal.

Step 3: Word Search

Wow! You’re making great progress – you should very proud of yourself 🙂

Your child will work on a word search puzzle about Carla’s Sandwich.

The word search document can be found at the link below.

CLICK TO VIEW THE WORD SEARCH