Featured Book. Why were there too many? Encourage children from non-Hispanic cultures to rewrite the story using foods from their own families instead of tamales.
Have students learn about the different ways holidays are celebrated around the world by having a Culture Day, when each student will pick a country and do a presentation about it.
Ask them to remember the title of the book as they read the story. We had boat loads of fun working with our Too Many Tamales all week!! The kids color the close read and put it in their binders.
She has so many good ideas and is always challenging us to think of new culturally inclusive ideas! It's also a tale about why it's better to tell the truth than to panic and try to cover up a problem.