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Kodomo no hi, Japan’s annual Children’s Day celebration every May 5th, includes unique traditions and decorations – such as flying koinobori (carp streamers) outside buildings and homes. They symbolize strength and determination and are believed to bring luck and good fortune to the children. Follow step-by-step directions to assemble a koinobori for the celebration. Download…

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poetry-around-the-world

Introduce students to 7 forms of poetry from around the world.   Exploring poetic traditions from different countries provides an opportunity for understanding and appreciating various cultures. It celebrates our diversity while reminding us of our human connection.   Take a journey to each continent to learn about a specific form of poetry. Each one…

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Iran Research Project

Students are the explorers in this country research project.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile page, students investigate the geography and culture of Iran. The Iran Research Project includes A Draft Book for guiding young explorers through the research process – providing step-by-step directions and graphic organizers to record information about a variety…

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Nigeria Research Project

Students are the explorers in this country research project.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile page, students investigate the geography and culture of Nigeria. The Nigeria Research Project includes A Draft Book for guiding young explorers through the research process – providing step-by-step directions and graphic organizers to record information about a variety…

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Catch that Goat!

Read Your World Across the Curriculum Catch That Goat! A Market Day in Nigeria by Polly Alakija is the mentor text for this product. Follow the adventure of a young Yoruba girl searching for her runaway goat and practice important skills through our engaging activities.   Our Book Companion includes Teacher Notes for Before, During &…

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country research projects bundle

Explore and compare countries from around the world! Students are the explorers in these country research projects.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile pages, students investigate the geography and culture of different countries. 20 Countries: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia,…

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United States Research Project

Students are the explorers in this country research project.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile page, students investigate the geography and culture of the United States. The United States Research Project includes A Draft Book for guiding young explorers through the research process – providing step-by-step directions and graphic organizers to record information…

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Thailand Research Project

Students are the explorers in this country research project.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile page, students investigate the geography and culture of Thailand. The Thailand Research Project includes A Draft Book for guiding young explorers through the research process – providing step-by-step directions and graphic organizers to record information about a variety…

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Spain research project

Students are the explorers in this country research project.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile page, students investigate the geography and culture of Spain. The Spain Research Project includes A Draft Book for guiding young explorers through the research process – providing step-by-step directions and graphic organizers to record information about a variety…

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South Africa Research Project

Students are the explorers in this country research project.* Using books and websites, including our own kid-friendly country profile page, students investigate the geography and culture of South Africa. The South Africa Research Project includes A Draft Book for guiding young explorers through the research process – providing step-by-step directions and graphic organizers to record information about…

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