Ms. Wunsch’s 2nd & 3rd grade class
completed the following project based on the Early Literacy
My class enjoyed reading,
discussing, analyzing, and retelling Chocolatina by Erik
Kraft. We then decided to collaboratively write our own version
using interactive writing. First, the students brainstormed various
foods and names for the title and were able to vote on their
favorite. Pizzadylan won with the greatest number of votes. After
the pre-writing strategies, we then took several days to
interactively write the story on chart paper. Once the story was
complete, each child was assigned a sentence or two to illustrate
into a big book. In addition, during Managed Independent Learning
(Center Time), the students did a character analysis Kidspiration on
Pizzadylan By: Ms.
loved pizza more than anything in the world. He loved it more than
milk, more than shopping, and definitely more than candy. Everyone
called him Pizzadylan. When Patrick asked, “what will you have for
lunch today?” Dylan always said, “salad with pizza on top.” His
favorite pizza was pepperoni and cheese.
morning Dylan looked in the mirror. He saw that he turned into a
pizza. He didn’t want to go to school. He was afraid his friends
would make fun of him. When he got on the bus he was lonely and sad.
He started to cry pizza tears.
school he started to drip cheese all over the place. He looked so
delicious that the principal wanted to take a bite out of him. He
was so afraid that he ran all the way home. When Dylan got home he
made a wish. His wish was to turn back into a person. His wish came
true and Dylan was happy again.
Click on Image
to View Full Size
Download Kidspiration File