Friday, December 15th, 2017

Global Studies Themes and Activities

Kindergarten: Focus on islands: Puerto Rico, Cuba, Japan and Ireland

Activities:  Make an island; Mother's Stamp; sing in three languages


Grade One: Focus on Cinderella stories around the world and flags

Activities: Character development; Venn Diagrams; creating flags


Grade 2:  Focus on counting to 10 in several languages throughout the year

Activities:  Stone Soup; Venn Diagrams; Universal folktales about Kindness, i.e. Pinocchio.


Grade 3:  Focus on art around the world

Activities:  Self Portraits;Comparing and Contrasting the artist's life as it relates to their art; Picasso's Birthday; Horace Pippin; Georgia O'Keefe and Monet


Grade 4: Focus on Geography

Activities:  Creating maps; Comparing and Contrasting Potitical and Physical Maps; Creating a holiday; Researching thematic topics