This Panamanian tale by Patricia Maloney Markun makes a decent addition to any classroom exploration of Central American folklore and heritage. The unit includes printable puzzles and spelling activities with answer keys, an easy-to-use student glossary and a teacher unit that can literally be implemented at a glance. Other resources include, but are not limited to the following:
Matching Worksheet for Story Test
Vocabulary and Definitions
Worksheets with Answer Keys
This literature unit plan for The Little Painter of Sabana Grande provides enough resources for a week-long exploration of the title within your classroom reading program.
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