N is for Navidad
By: Susan Middleton Elya & Merry Banks
Illustrated by Joe Cepeda
Meet the Authors and Illustrator
Susan Middleton Elya
Voice Thread of "N is for Navidad"
LIteracy Project by katybaker1990
Criteria Demonstrated in Book
Honor and celebrate diversity as well as common bonds in humanity
This book highlights specific traditions of celebrating Christmas in the Hispanic culture as well as traditions that all people share.
Demonstrate unique language or style
Themes are consistent with the values, beliefs, customs, traditions, and conflicts of the specific cultural group
Classroom Teaching Application
Standard: 2.RL.4 -- Describe how words and phrases supply rhythm and meaning in a story, poem, or song.
Teaching Objective: Students will learn about different celebrations of holidays. Students will create their own family stories by using rhyming words.