Go to Sleep, Gecko!

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A cute folktale from Bali tells the story of Gecko, Elephant, and Buffalo, and Gecko's struggle to sleep. After reading Go to Sleep, Gecko, learners focus on comprehension questions, singing and learning about geckos, building a house for fireflies, and cooking delicious banana pancakes.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Read the story as a class, and divide kids into small groups to complete the activities
  • Host a pancake breakfast for parents or another class after making the banana pancakes
Classroom Considerations
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  • Wide variety of activities for learners of any level
  • Worksheets provide ways for kids to apply what they have learned
  • Provides enriching extension activities (tag, cooking, additional folktales)
  • Includes a version for first graders as well as kindergartners
  • None
Common Core