Looking for an introductory course to world cultures and geography for the primary grade student through delightful children’s picture books? Along with award-winning literature, this brand new course includes nature study, folktales, fables, music, art, poetry, and history. Gentle Socratic questions are designed to prompt discussion and discovery. Geographic elements include country maps and flags for students to cut out, paint or color, encouraging journaling of all the student is learning.
Each country visited features a selection of animals indigenous to those regions. These beautiful drawings will familiarize students with some remarkable creatures, their habitat and habits, cultivating respect and wonder for the natural world. Part One covers Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica. In Asia we explore China, Japan, Thailand, and India. In Africa we visit Morocco, Egypt, Kenya, Tanzania, and Ghana. Each country visited also includes a Library Connection, as well as History and Biography suggestions, so that teachers can expand the study with additional recommendations. Each chapter concludes with a fun foray into the cuisine of the country with recipes, photos, and links to create a memorable evening visiting unique culinary creations from around the world.
Study features 70 lessons and can be used in one semester or one year depending on pace. Complete 4 lessons per week for a semester study or 2 lessons per week for a year-long study.
Around the World with Picture Books Bundle Part I covers Asia, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica.
Around the World with Picture Books Bundle Part II covers South America and Europe.
Around the World with Picture Books Bundle Part 1 Bundle includes:
Around the World with Picture Books Part 1
Day of Ahmed's Secret
Emmanuel's Dream: True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
Emperor's Egg: Read & Wonder
Hush! a Thai Lullaby
Ming Lo Moves the Mountain
Once a Mouse
Story About Ping
Story of Little Babaji
Tale of the Mandarin Ducks
Wangari Maathal: Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees