My Papi Has a Motorcycle Activities

Rev up your read-alouds with My Papi Has a Motorcycle activities! Boost literacy, celebrate Hispanic Heritage, and engage kids in an immersive educational ride.

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38 pages
Grades PreK-5


Rev your learning engines and zoom into literacy and culture with My Papi Has a Motorcycle activities. Hold onto your helmets, because these activities come with literacy-boosting lessons to make your read-aloud a roar-ing success! From story elements to story analysis and map making, you’re set to journey down a narrative neighborhood. 

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • illustrate story scenes.
  • decorate a helmet.
  • write about raspado.
  • illustrate text to self connections.
  • complete sentence starters.
  • sequence the story.
  • illustrate and define story vocabulary.
  • compare and contrast neighborhoods.
  • write about the story’s theme.
  • apply writing skills with writing templates and prompts.
  • practice reading comprehension through discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • engage in social skills through whole group prompts and activities.
  • develop fine motor skills through coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • design postcards. 
  • use a digital tool to design a street or community.
  • create a personal map. 

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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About the Book

Daisy zooms around her neighborhood with her papi on his motorcycle, seeing the sights and people she's always known. She also sees a rapidly changing community around her. You'll hear motorcycle roars, a variety of music styles - from Norteño to salsa - and a cacophony of neighborhood sounds. Read-aloud with Novel Effect to get swept away in the landscape. Buy the book.

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