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IN EVERY CHAPTER
Pre Reading Discussion Slideshow
PREP 4 SUCCESS UNIT
A storytelling unit to prepare your students to maximize acquisition as they read!
A Bunch of Hunches
Quite the Character
Beyond the Text: United Fruit
Pre-Reading: Map Talk – Geography
Pre-Reading: Standard and United Fruit reading – History
Chapter 3: Women in the Banana Industry – Sustainable Development Goals
Chapter 4: Bananas y Manzanas – Math
Chapter 5: Effects of Pesticides on Health – Medicine
Chapter 8: Stages of Grief – Psychology
Chapter 9: Kids Who Make a Difference – History
Chapter 10: Ecuador vs. Banana Growers – History
Chapter 10: Voluntourism – Social Justice
Chapter 10: Call to Action – Social Justice
Epilogue: La United Fruit Co. – Literature
FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS
Two Truths and a Lie
Move or Keep?
6 of One, Half Dozen of the Other
Toma uno, por favor
Yellow Brick Road retell
Numbered Heads Together
Find the Faker!
Musical Chairs Retell
Antes, después o durante
Anticipation Guide: Revisited
Frutas exóticas Slideshow
Bolsas plásticas Slideshow
Banana zipline exclusive video
Dos gobiernos únicos
Todo sobre las bananas
Meet Eric: the REAL Mario!
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TEACHER’S GUIDE TO ACCOMPANY Bananas
Level 2/3 Reader – Historical Fiction
Unique Word Count: 275
After divorcing, Mario’s mother must uproot the family to find work. Mario struggles with the thought of moving, until he experiences the benefits of his mother’s new job at a fruit company. His new life includes an almost unlimited supply of bananas and a series of new adventures. However, Mario develops a great distaste for bananas once he sees the REAL harvest of the banana plantations.
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