Welcome to Coach Sam’s Virtual Playbook where ideas become our most trusted and valued friends.
Our ideas are unique to each of us, the DNA of our heart and mind. They are with us every day, keeping us company, inspiring us to move past our fears, inspiring us to Dream Big and then Dream Bigger, to have faith in who we are. As you explore the lessons in the Coach Sam’s What Do You With An Idea series, let the magic of your ideas, your dreams, take flight because your ideas will change the world.
With the Fourth of July coming up on Saturday. I wanted to share one of my favorite holiday books with you. The story is How to Make Cherry Pie and See the USA. Follow along in this adventurous story around the USA searching for resources needed to make a cherry pie.
This Summer Snack lesson consists of:
- YouTube Video: How to Make Cherry Pie and see the World By Marjorie Priceman
- Two fun activities
- Additional stories to check out
- Apple Pie 4th of July, written by Janet Wong
- How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World written by Marjorie Priceman
- Juneteenth For Mazie
- Book Vocabulary
YouTube Video: How to Make Cherry Pie and see the World By Marjorie Priceman
More Reading Activities:
Apple Pie 4th of July, written by Janet Wong
In the story a Young Chinese American girl fears that her parents prepared food will not get eaten during the neighborhood Fourth of July celebration. As the day goes on see how the day turns out for her and your family.
How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World written by Marjorie Priceman
Just like the story we looked at in our lesson. The little girl takes us on another adventure, however this time she travels around the world. In the story she is in the search for ingredients to make an APPLE PIE.
Juneteenth For Mazie
Another celebration of liberty and freedom in America. Mazie learns about the history of her ancestors and the celebration of Juneteenth. In this story you will hear about a very important day in United States history.
hail – to attract someone’s attention
trolley – a cart used for moving something
gumbo – a soup thickened with okra that usually contains meat or seafood and vegetables
express – a fast train or bus that only stops at a few stations
interrupt – to stop or hinder for a short time
rappel – to descend a cliff by sliding down a rope
chisel – to chip away at something and form it into a desired shape
scenery – the natural surroundings of an area, such as trees, mountains, streams
process – to prepare or change by a series of steps
liquefy – to make something that is solid into a liquid
Coach Sam’s Riddle:
What did one flag say to the other flag?
Last Week’s Answer: Your age!
- How to Make a Cherry Pie
- Conjure up a Creative Snack!
- How to be a Good Egg
- What to do When You Want to Promote Social Justice?
- Who is Joan Procter?
- Exploring the Scientific Method
- Cultural Exploration
- What to do when You Want to Find the Author’s Point of View
- What to do with/without?
- The Rainbow Fish Read Along
- What to Do When You Can’t Visit the Art Museum
- Online Book Scavenger Hunt
- Healthy Minds & Healthy Bodies
- What Do You Do with an Idea?
- Find Your Something Beautiful
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