Green Is a Chile Pepper: A Book of Colors

About the Book

Listen To Stories Come To Life Audio: Green Is A Chile Pepper

Audio storytelling of the book Green Is a Chile Pepper.

http://readinginaction.org/bookcast/green-chile-pepper

 

About Roseanne

A biography of the author Roseanne Thong from her website.

http://www.greenfield-thong.com/about.html

 

Author Interview: Roseanne Thong

An interview with author Roseanne Thong.

https://nancyisanders.wordpress.com/2010/03/05/author-interview-roseanne-greenfield-thong/  

 

John Parra, Artist Biography

A biography of the illustrator John Parra from his website.

http://johnparraart.com/Bio.htm

 

Seven Impossible Things Before Breakfast >> Seven Questions Over Breakfast with John Parra

An interview with illustrator John Parra.

http://blaine.org/sevenimpossiblethings/?p=3156

Culture

 

Chile Info & Recipes (All About New Mexico)

Information about chile.

http://www-psych.nmsu.edu/~linda/chile.htm

 

What is the Difference Between Green Chilis and Green Jalapeno Peppers?

An article about the difference between chilis and peppers.

http://homeguides.sfgate.com/difference-between-green-chillies-green-jalapeno-peppers-75402.html

 

Day of the Dead Art

Facts and artwork related to the Day of the Dead.

https://www.art-is-fun.com/day-of-the-dead-art

 

Dia de los Muertos: A Brief Overview

A 5 minute video from the National Hispanic Cultural Center about Dia de los Muertos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzaZidVrebA

 

Dia de los Muertos | Film School Shorts

A 4 minute cartoon video about Dia de los Muertos.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-v4-1wFEzM0

 

History of the Piñata

An article about the history of the piñata.

http://www.mexconnect.com/articles/459-history-of-the-pi%C3%B1ata

 

How It’s Made Piñatas Discovery Channel.  

A Discovery Channel clip about how piñatas are made.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzMvm3X3l4Q

Food

Baked churros with Dipping Sauces with Spoon Fork Bacon.

A 1 minute clip about churros with dipping sauces.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uf2f56aGUhM

 

Top 10 Mexican Foods

A 11 minute video about Mexican foods.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hvF5wWChxbk

 

How to Make Sugar Skulls to Celebrate Day of the Dead.

A 7 minute video about how to make sugar for Day of the Dead.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au6Bo8bQUV0

 

Bread of the Dead Recipe | MyRecipes

A recipe for pan de muerto (bread of the dead).

http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/bread-of-dead

 

25 Green Chili Recipes to Spice Up Your Life

Recipes with green chilis.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/04/27/green-chile-recipe_n_2599667.html  

Language

Learn SPANISH | Alphabet, Numbers, Shapes, Colors & More for Kids - YouTube

A 12 minute introduction to Spanish video for kids.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXgWG6u3nD0

 

Los Colores: The Colors in Spanish Song by Risas y Sonrisas Spanish for Kids - YouTube

A 1 minute song about colors in Spanish.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zpLQSdu4V94

 

Colors, colors - Colores, colores - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

A 5 minute song about colors in Spanish for kids.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DsRKoZGaoEM

 

Hola a todos: A Spanish Greeting Song - Calico Spanish Songs for Kids

A 4 minute song about Spanish greetings.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tOj4hEk2CtU

 

Useful expressions in the Spanish Classroom

A video of useful Spanish expressions in the classroom.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aMRuBqgReYc

Music

Mexican Hat Dance - YouTube

The Mexican Hat Dance song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_g8CEOpVSZU

 

First Grade - The Mexican Hat Dance (2014) - YouTube

A video of a first grade class dancing the Mexican Hat Dance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qvRRvMw9-fg

 

La piñata (dale, dale, dale)

The piñata song.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=548S-513TAI

Organizations
Teaching Activities

Colorful Crafting with Green Is a Chile Pepper.

Art activities to go along with Green is a Chile Pepper.

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/blog/2014/05/01/colorful-crafting-with-green-is-a-chile-pepper/

 

3 Fresh New Ways to Teach About Color - The Art of Ed

An article about how to incorporate color into lesson plans.

https://www.theartofed.com/2013/01/18/3-fresh-new-ways-to-teach-about-color/