Round is a Tortilla Activities

Round is a Tortilla activities offer a blend of literacy and shape exploration. Students delve into reading, writing, comprehension discussions, and shape activities, while learning about Hispanic culture. Engage in fun tasks like shape puzzles, a digital shape game, and a shape scavenger hunt.

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26 pages

Grades PreK-1


Round is a Tortilla activities take students on a colorful journey through shapes and cultures. This multidisciplinary approach to learning integrates English Language Arts, Math, and Hispanic Heritage Month. Templates and prompts align with the themes and story of Round is a Tortilla, so students can practice phonics. The activities emphasize reading comprehension. Students dig into the book’s beginning, middle, and end with guided discussion questions. They’ll understand and connect to the story.

To complement literacy-based exercises, our Round is a Tortilla activities immerse students in engaging shape exploration. Their fine motor skills and comprehension of shapes will be bolstered with tracing, coloring, matching, sorting, and even solving shape puzzles. Additionally, the activities include lively discussions about shapes and encourage kids to move like the shapes they learn. In addition, students will be thrilled to play a digital shape game and go on a scavenger hunt to learn shapes, making learning truly interactive and fun.

With these well-rounded activities in their learning circle, students will be able to shape their skills and square up their knowledge:

  • read phonetic words.
  • apply writing skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • apply reading comprehension with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • engage in social skills through included small and whole group prompts and activities.
  • practice fine motor skills with included coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • trace and color shapes.
  • match shapes.
  • sort shapes.
  • complete shape puzzles.
  • write about and discuss shapes.
  • move like shapes.
  • play a digital shape game.
  • go on a shape scavenger hunt.

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

Take young readers on a journey of shape discovery all around them. A treat for the senses and a playful exploration of language, Round is a Tortilla captivates budding bookworms with its vibrant illustrations and rhyming text. They’ll also be introduced to Spanish while reading! Start reading to see how shapes dance through our daily lives.

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