Learners make global connections by comparing and contrasting views from around the world.
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 Big Mooncake for Little Star.… Continue Reading “A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin”
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 corner of the cover implies,… Continue Reading “Snails Are Just My Speed! A Toon Book by Kevin McCloskey”
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, animals and landscapes… Continue Reading “Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet Lesson Activity”
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. After large webbed footprints… Continue Reading “The Nantucket Sea Monster: A Fake News Story by Darcy Pattison”