When Miss Billy Armadilly decides to make some of her yummy armadilly chili, she asks her friends to help. Tex the Tarantula is too busy. So are Mackie the bluebird and Taffy the horned toad. So what's an armadillo to do? She'll make it herself, of course! "No workin' with Billie, no sharin' the chili!" In the process, she teaches them a lesson! Surprisingly, she learns a valuable lesson, herself.
Armadilly Chili is the "Little Red Hen" told in Texas style with Billie Armadilly doing all the work to make chili while the desert critters play. (Folktale Spinoff)
The unit for Armadilly Chili in Springboards contains 15 pages of activities that include:
The Kids Wings Unit for Armadilly Chili is part of a collection of 40 units in Springboards for 2006. We guarantee you will LOVE the activities because YOUR KIDS WILL LOVE THEM!
"Little Red Hen" Readers Theater
Literary Connections to Other Literary Spinoffs:
The Wolf Who Cried Boy by Bob Hartman
The True Story of the Three Little Pigs by Jon Scieszka
Giants Have Feelings, Too by Dr. Alvin Grawowsky
The Book that Jack Wrote by Jon Scieszka
The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas
Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Dr. Alvin Grawowsky
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