por Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell
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Two Finalists Vie To Be 'Master Chef Junior'
- David Greene (Host)
‘Master Chef Junior’ is a reality show in which 8 to 13-year-old chefs compete for the title of ‘Master Chef Junior.’ In this episode of NPR’s Morning Edition, host David Greene interviews the finalists in the 2013 season, who set a good example for their adult counterparts in the competition, as well as celebrity chef Joe Bastianich.Pair “Cobra Kite” with “Two Finalists Vie to Be ‘Master Chef Junior’” and ask students to discuss how the theme of competitions is explored in the two texts. How does the narrator in “Cobra Kite” compete with others? How does this compare to the competitions that Dara and Alexander engage in? How do students feel about the adults’ reaction to losing the kite to the narrator in “Cobra Kite”?
- Joaquin Miller
A rousing poem celebrating Columbus’s perseverance even when success was far from certain.“Pair Cobra Kite” with “Columbus” and ask students to discuss how the characters in each text respond to doubt. Is it similar or different? Do their reactions lead to their success? How does each character realize their success?
A Cobra in the Garden
- Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell
In Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell’s “A Cobra in the Garden,” Gunnell discusses her time living in Borneo and the cobra that lived in her garden there.Pair “Cobra Kite” with “A Cobra in the Garden” to provide students with another memoir piece from Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell. Ask students to compare the experiences explored in the two texts. After reading both memoir pieces by Gunnell, what have students learned about the author’s character, or personality?
Meet Hannah Wynne: Teen Storyteller
- Kathiann M. Kowalski
In the informational text “Meet Hannah Wynne: Teen Storyteller,” Kathiann M. Kowalski discusses a young girl who is a professional storyteller.Pair “Cobra Kite” with “Meet Hannah Wynne: Teen Storyteller” and ask students to discuss the story that Mahani Zubaidy Gunnell tells from her life. Ask students to discuss how this written story might translate to an oral story. How does “Cobra Kite” explore an experience that most people could understand? Why do students think this is an important part of storytelling?