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Using literature to learn about children around the world : a thematic approach to cultural awareness

Author: Judith Cochran
Publisher: Nashville : Incentive Publications, 1993.
Series: Kids' stuff
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides activities to be used with 10 children's books to help students develop social and global awareness while strengthening vocabulary and thinking skills. Countries and peoples presented are: Canada, United States, Mexico, Great Britain, Ukraine, Russia, China, Japan, India, Australia, Argentina, South American rainforest, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Ghana. For primary grades.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Cochran
ISBN: 0865302618 9780865302617
OCLC Number: 28019533
Description: 79 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Week one: All in a day, et al --
Anno's Britain / by Mitsumasa Anno --
Rechenka's eggs / by Patrica Polacco --
Empty pot/ by Demi --
Crow boy / by Taro Yashima --
Week two: My granma lived in Gooligulch / by Graeme Base --
On the Pampas / by Maria Cristina Brusca --
Mufaro's beautiful daughters / by John Steptoe --
Once a mouse / by Marcia Brown --
Where the children live / by Thomas B. Allen --
Student activity pages: Telling time --
Continents --
Flags of North America --
British and American words --
Compute-and-color British flag --
Map --
Tower of London --
Dialogue between Babushka and the goose --
Summarizing/finger puppets --
Patterning puzzles --
Parts of an egg --
Sorting, sprouting, planting seeds --
Origami --
Great Barrier Reef calculations --
Triarama: Australia's animals --
Aboriginal art --
Fold book: vacation album --
Map reading --
Amazon headdress --
Hieroglyphic code --
Sequencing story events --
Discrimination: the Taj Mahal --
Shadow puppets --
Flags.
Series Title: Kids' stuff
Other Titles: Children around the world
Responsibility: by Judith Cochran.

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Provides activities to be used with 10 children's books to help students develop social and global awareness while strengthening vocabulary and thinking skills. Countries and peoples presented are: Canada, United States, Mexico, Great Britain, Ukraine, Russia, China, Japan, India, Australia, Argentina, South American rainforest, Zimbabwe, Egypt, Ghana. For primary grades.

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