Related Activities & Book Talk Teasers
Ideas for using the book as a mentor text and writing prompts: http://www.teachmentortexts.com/2012/06/tua-and-elephant.html#axzz2FYm127DG
Learn Thai language:
Try Thai food:
Taking in Thailand (Coloring pages and other resources about Thailand):
Thailand games & activities for kids:
Asian elephants lessons & activities:
Learn about ways you can help Asian elephants: http://www.elephantnaturepark.org/howyoucanhelp.htm
Discovery Education teacher’s guide about elephants (will need subscription to view video):
Book Talk Teasers
First read aloud the inside flap of the jacket, and then continue with the next two excerpts.
Read chapter three until the end of page 32.
Begin on page 38 with “A chill woke Tua…” through the end of the chapter.