Teach the importance of a healthy diet with this twist on the classic myth of King Midas.
Reinforce comprehension and vocabulary. Enjoy matching questions at the beginning of each chapter to introduce words from the novel. Put events from the book in the order that they happened. Predict whether John will be happy with his new chocolate touch ability. Show creativity by drawing a picture of the large chocolate box John buys from the mysterious storekeeper. Write a successful book report with the help of a graphic organizer. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included.
About the Novel:
The Chocolate Touch is a re-imagined story of a young boy who turns everything he eats into chocolate. John Midas loves candy, especially chocolate. He loves it so much, that he refuses to eat anything else. His parents try to get him to eat more healthy food, but to no avail. One day, John finds a mysterious coin on his way to a friend's house. He decides to spend this coin on a box of chocolate from a store he's never seen before. To his disappointment, the box contains a single ball of chocolate. He eats it anyway, enjoying every last piece. The next day, John wakes to discover that everything he eats turns to chocolate. John is the happiest he could ever be, but soon discovers the downfalls of a chocolate diet.
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