Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Vanilla and Chocolate Read Aloud

Read Aloud & Activities with Vanilla and Chocolate

Surprise your students on Read Aloud Day with Vanilla and Chocolate story
Objective: Build TOLERANCE in your classroom

After reading the story: Follow the Vocabulary Page Activities.
FREE Activities:

If time and space allow, EXTRA activities

Objective: Read Vanilla and Chocolate Bilingual Children’s Book to build Tolerance.
Chocolate Pie
· 3 cups of cake flour
· 1 ½ cup of sugar
· 6 tablespoons of cocoa
· 2 tablespoons of vinegar(I prefer the apple cider one)
· 10 tablespoons of corn oil
· 1 teaspoon of vanilla powder
· 2 ½ cups of water
· 1 teaspoon of soda powder

Chocolate Frosting
2 ½   tablespoons of corn oil
· 200 gr of black chocolate
You will mix the ingredients using the above order and you will carefully stir with a mixer. You preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 450°F and then you  bake  for 45 to 50 minutes, at 350°F. When the Chocolate pie is ready you let it cool.
You put the  black chocolate in a pan and you add 2 tablespoons of corn oil to let it melt, then you spread it on the top of the Chocolate pie. Enjoy!

Objective: Make connections between ice-cream flavors to skin colors to build tolerance.

Ingredients: For K- 3er graders
1/2 gallon of Vanilla Ice cream
1/2 gallon of Chocolate Ice cream
Plastic bowls (one per each student)
Plastic spoons (one per each student)

Additional Optional ingredients: For 3-5 graders

Caramel Syrup
1.    Set-up a table with the ice-creams tubs, bowls and spoons.
2.    Call each student to take one spoon of each ice-cream even if they don’t like one of the flavors.
3.    Let them be free to mix the colors, separate them or eat it.

The last page of the story contains a vocabulary page and questions for discussion with children about TOLERANCE. After the recipe activity, use the questions to reinforce the lesson.