Anna Goes to Zambia is a humorous and realistic fiction story about a girl who imagined travelling the world through her atlas. She goes from places like Arizona, Germany, Kenya, and Mexicali. The story is narrated with illustrations, text highlights, signs, thought bubbles, and illustrative text.
Anna Goes to Zambia is a simple narrative story. Illustrations match the text. Draw students’ attention to the visual features including the layout and design of the story as well as the illustrative text, thought bubble, signs, and labels. Opportunities arise to discuss the different types of signs one might see while travelling around the world. Focus can also be placed on the highlighted initial consonants of keywords throughout the text.
Readers develop vocabulary such as transitional words (then, next), verbs (flew), and adjectives (southern). Discuss alphabetical order. Opportunities arise to discuss apostrophes within contractions (it’s), capital letters at the beginning of sentences and names (Ireland), question marks, exclamation marks, and commas.
This title is from the Fiction Readers series from Teacher Created Materials. Stimulate the imagination and promote creative thinking through real-world themes captured in entertaining stories.
Invoice Title: ANNA GOES TO ZAMBIA