The Netherlands (not Christmas) informational presentation for children. This is a notebook file for SMART Board.
The Breadwinner is a novel set in Afganistan based on interviews with children. Free novel companion at the post.
A Different Pond book companion freebie. The father in the picture book story for children reflects on his previous life in war-torn Vietnam.
How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz is a story from World War 2 that resonates with today’s children as it is child-centered and informative.
Parvana’s Journey is set in Afghanistan and is the second in the trilogy of three books. Free novel companion instant download at the post.
Printable with a map of La Reunion Island and a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast it with Madagascar. Answers provided.
When traveling in Ireland during the fall of 2019, we met Clare O’Beara. I was able to interview her over a lovely 3-hour lunch and tea time.
Wise Owl Factory visited Castleview Academy in Northern Ireland during September of 2019. This is the interview with the teacher.
A post about Eidem Homestead is in Brooklyn Park, MN. It has ten acres and represents farms from about 1890 through 1910. There is a 3-part card freebie at the post.
A post about a class field trip for a day at Cahill School in Edina, MN. There is also a free emergent reader printable PDF near the end of the post.
What is poverty in America? Letter-size teaching posters for class discussion about poverty to use in the fall when setting up a kind classroom. Includes cut-and-paste worksheets for wants and needs.