Around the World with Picture Books Study Guide: Part I
by Rea Berg
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study is designed to be 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 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.
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
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.
Part II which will cover Europe and South America will be available summer of 2018.