Teachers looking for a book that introduces students to Native American culture will love Fry Bread. This book teaches readers about the tradition of making fry bread in Native American families. It is beautifully written and full of figurative language. This book makes a great mentor text for elementary students. - Jodi and the Starts With a Story Team
Kevin Noble Maillard’s book, Fry Bread, teaches readers about the Native American tradition of making fry bread. This book is rich with figurative language as the author describes what fry bread is, what it looks like and what it tastes like.
Readers will learn how making fry bread is an important part of the Native American culture and it is a way for them to gather as a family and community.
While we love that this book is a great read aloud to introduce students to Native American culture, it can also be used to teach a variety of literacy concepts. Reads alouds are a great way to practice reading comprehension strategies, writing, and grammar skills. Take a look at some ideas for using this book in your classroom.
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