Sweet Magnolia Activity

Sweet Magnolia Activity
After reading Sweet Magnolia, students discuss the staple foods eaten around the U.S. and consider how weather and climate often dictate those staples. Then, they draw a food pyramid.

Grade Levels: Pre-K - 2

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Sweet Magnolia
Virginia Kroll

Join Denise as she visits her grandmother in the Louisiana bayou for a school vacation she'll never forget in Sweet Magnolia. Grandma, a wildlife rehabilitator, shares her knowledge with Denise as they explore the mysterious bayou. After learning the valuable lesson that wild animals must be free, Denise returns to the city with a new-found wisdom and a very special treasure. Vibrant, realistic illustrations let readers experience the busy bayou and the joyful lifestyle of Cajun and Creole culture.
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