C is for Cocoa Funtastic Toolkit - A list of fun, creative ways to expand the literary learning experience to help children develop a deep love for reading.
C is for Cocoa Vocabulary and Definitions - This list of dozens of words used in the book and their definitions will help aspiring young readers grow their vocabulary and comprehension.
C is for Cocoa Rhyming Words - Rhyme and rhythm are powerful tools for engaging young readers. This list of rhyming words (and what could be called "half-rhymes") can help create engaging learning experiences.
Vocabulary BINGO Help Guide - This download offers step-by-step tips on how to introduce this game to your students in ways that keep them excited, engaged and learning. I've included advice based on my experiences playing the game with students. You'll also enjoy a few of the wonderful student reactions that are shared here.
Vocabulary BINGO Card - Print this ready-made sheet and you're on the way to an exciting learning competition that's sure to engage your students and help them learn new vocabulary words (even if they don't realize it)!
Obama: A Hip Hop Tale Vocabulary Words - The compelling story of Barack Obama's historic presidential campaign, told with captivating rhymes and colorful illustrations, entices students to learn lots of new words and phrases. This list highlights important words and concepts used in the book.
Teacher Testimonial - In sharing her experience using the book "Obama: A Hip Hop Tale" and the transformative effect it had on her second-grade students, a teacher provides insightful tips and helpful tools that can be used in any classroom.
About C is for Cocoa
This alphabet book about Ghana, West Africa, and the people, food, plants, and animals, was based on suggestions by 3rd-grade students in Konko Village, in the Eastern Region. Every book purchased allows us to give books to Konko Village youth and other school children in Ghana.
About Obama: A Hip Hop Tale
Told through swift-moving rhymes, rhythm and drama, Barack Obama: A Hip Hop Tale of King's Dream Come True is a colorful account of the presidential campaign of Barack Obama. It entertains while educating children about an important event in world history.