graders really enjoyed being part of the Chocolate Stories
project. We began our study comparing and grouping our favorite
chocolates. Then they used their five senses to describe their
chocolate candy. Children completed a graphic organizer using
all of their senses. Of course our favorite sense was that of
taste. The following morning we wrote our sense poems and were
off to the computer lab to publish our poems using Apple Works.
chocolate story was Chocolatina by Eric Kraft. This has
become one our class favorites. The children then went back to
the computer lab to create their own chocolate person. Our
favorite computer specialist Mrs. Shazar created a graphic
library of different chocolate wrappers. They used Apple Works
to create their fabulous chocolate person. This was a wonderful
opportunity for my students to have fun while they were
Kit-Kat tastes good
Kit-Kat smells yummy
Kit-Kat feels hard
Kit-Kat sounds crunchy
Kit-Kat looks like a brown box.
M&Mís taste chocolatey
My M&Mís look so juicy.
smells good and it is kooky
sounds soft when I chew it
tastes good and it is sweet
It looks like a round circle.
Standard 1: Students will read, write, listen and speak for
information and understanding.
Standard 2: Students will read, write, listen and speak for
literary response and expression.
Standard 4: Students will read, write, listen and speak for
The student is an effective communicator through a variety of