Journal surrounded by plates and a novel titled, "James and the Giant Peach"

The Giant Peach Cafe

Learning Goal: Writing, Creativity, Reading Connections, Teacher-Directed.


    • Read students “James and the Giant Peach”, and prompt them at parts where the caterpillar is eating ‘gross’ things.
    • What else might the character like to eat?
    • Introduce creating a café menu with foods that the character might like. 

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