What Nino Read, September 2014

Corduroy Makes a Cake It’s Milking Time (didn’t like this one that much — maybe he can’t relate since we hardly ever drink cow’s milk here) Cam Jansen: The Mystery of the Carnival Prize The Best Kind of Kiss by Margaret Allum *** The...

Africa Unit Study, Day 20

Read aloud: Galimoto Art activity: Make your own galimoto with different grade wires from the hardware store. More ideas here. Read and narrate: Nelson Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. (3rd grade and up) Continue to work on African Saints today. Mom: Food Culture in...

Africa Unit Study, Day 19

Fun Read Alouds or for Beginning Readers: What’s Cooking, Jamela? Fun Read for Older Kids: King Solomon’s Mines (Mom, pre-read please). For discussion: Should fiction be included in a serious study of history? Why or why not? In reading King...

Africa Unit Study, Day 18

Mom and older kids: Saints of Africa. Can also read aloud certain sections. Pick 12 saints to include in our Africa scrapbook. (Note about this book: It is a worthy compilation of well-known, lesser-known and obscure African saints. What bothers me about it (so far,...

Africa Unit Study, Day 17

Read Aloud: A is for Africa. Add notes to the Nigeria page. Read Aloud: Moja Means One. Copy and illustrate the numbers in the book. Older kids: Read African Fractals. Take note of interesting information and include in the Math section of the Africa scrapbook. Print...