This week we will be reading the story, The First Tortilla by Rudolfo Anaya. The First Tortilla is a legend. A legend is an old story that tells about the great deeds of a hero. The comprehension strategy we will be focusing on this week is plot and theme. Events that happen in the story make up the plot. A story theme is the big idea that the author wants the reader to learn from reading the story. The vocabulary words for this week are volcano, awaken, cliffs, rainbow, prize, mountain, and suffer.
**Please study these words all week with your child so they are ready for the test at the end of the week.