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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

First Grade–Week 28 (Ancient Africa)



This last week we talked about Ancient Africa in History. 
In addition to SOTW (Story of the World) with Pandia Press
We watched:
Wishbone Season 1, Episode 6 Bark that Bark, which contained African-American folktales ("Anansi the Spider" and "The People Could Fly") on Youtube.
and on Netflix we watched a few episodes of Lost Kingdoms of Africa
We played Mancala – an ancient African game of counting and strategy

You can also get a free Mancala app for your iOS device
For Science/Literature we are working on a Moving Beyond the Page review, so stay tuned for that!
This Week will be continuing with Moving Beyond the Page and for History – Ancient India! 
Some other great books:
Picture of Stories from Around the WorldPicture of Peoples of the World

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