Free resources for teaching about states, countries, and cultures, Pre-K through elementary grades.

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The Breadwinner Read the World Summer 2018

The Breadwinner, also known as Parvana, is a children's novel by Deborah Ellis.  It was first published in 2000, and by 2013 there were 39 English editions. The book has received several literary awards, including the Peter Pan Prize. Parvana has to live like a boy although with her family due to circumstances in war-torn Afghanistan. Taliban soldiers enter

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Understanding Poverty Class Discussion Guide Freebie

Poverty in America affects many of our schools. Students with a better understanding of how poverty affects people can have increased empathy towards those who may be suffering in one or more areas. I felt with the refugee situation and the fact children have perhaps been exposed to the fact people live in poverty

Alex Asks About Auntie’s Airplane Day: An Adoption Day Story

Alex Asks About Auntie's Airplane Day: An Adoption Day Story is an easy reader picture book to help young children learn about multi-race family adoptions. By looking at the celebration through the eyes of the youngest family member, the "gotcha day" party helps him understand his aunt was adopted from South Korea. The family

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Free Printable for How I Learned Geography

Free Printable for How I Learned Geography Book by Uri Shulevitz How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz is a story from World War 2 that resonates for today’s children as it is child-centered and informative. This post has a short review of the book and a free printable. Although this book looks

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Project Mulberry by Linda Sue Park Free Printable

Project Mulberry book review and free educational printable PDF for Asian Pacific American Month 2018 Welcome to our fifth annual Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month Blog Hop! Below you can explore ideas about sharing with kids the rich cultures of this vast and varied region. For even more ideas, visit our blog hops from last

Good Afternoon Vietnam Book Review and Free Guide

This post has a review of the book Good Afternoon Vietnam: A Civilian in the Vietnam War by Gary L. Wilhelm, as well as a free discussion guide for secondary teachers. The book is a first-person account of an engineer working with the Marines at MAG 11 in DaNang, Vietnam, from 1968-1969. The author

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