Learners make global connections by comparing and contrasting views from around the world.
A Big Mooncake for Little Star Summary A mooncake is a Chinese pastry that is popular during the Mid-Autumn Festival. The festival celebrates the harvest when the moon is full. The combination of the moon and the mooncake inspired Grace Lin to write A… Continue Reading “A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin”
Snails Are Just My Speed Summary Do you have the book Snails Are Just My Speed! by Kevin McCloskey in your collection? If not, I highly recommend getting a few copies. Learners and educators are going to love this book. As the stamp on the left-hand… Continue Reading “Snails Are Just My Speed! Lesson Activity”
Thank You Earth Summary Think of a time when your whole being fully appreciated nature. What did you see? What did you hear? In Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet, we see incredible images of our beautiful home. Gorgeous photos of plants,… Continue Reading “Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet Lesson Activity”
The Nantucket Sea Monster Summary Do you believe everything you read in newspapers? What if you read a news report about a monster living in the sea? Would you believe the story? In 1937, The Inquirer and Mirror published sea monster sightings in Nantucket.… Continue Reading “The Nantucket Sea Monster: A Fake News Story Lesson Activity”