Our praying mantis nymphs decided to come out of their egg case today! There are between 75-200 nymphs in an egg case. This morning they quickly changed from white to greenish brown. Since we did not have any aphids to feed them, we released most of them in the second grade butterfly garden. A great science experiment for any young (or young at heart) scientist!
Students will make a research book by completing a research graphic organizer for several countries. They will write other facts and add a picture of the flag on a loose leaf sheet behind each graphic organizer. Students can also make a poster that displays facts about one country.
This collection of children’s songs from around the world helps children of
all ages feel a little closer to other cultures. Each song is sung first in the
native language and then again in English-Book and CD.
Cinderella Around the World
A wonderful way to integrate literature: Around the World in a Glass Slipper!
(from the Darlin' in First blog)
This scrapbook includes: The Korean Cinderella Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (Africa) Yeh-Shen (China) The Egyptian Cinderella Adelita: A Mexican Story
My students usually add one poem a week to their poetry notebooks. This is a great tool to help students improve their fluency. They can highlight rhyming words, verbs, adjectives, nouns, etc. Students can use this notebook during the Read to Self or Read to Someone center.