It's Back To School We Go! By: Ellen Jackson
"In easy-to-read text, describes what the first day of school might be like for a child in Kenya, Kazakhstan, Canada, Australia, Japan, China, Peru, Germany, India, Russia, and the United States."
- Use a large class map (there is a map in the book) to mark the countries mentioned in the story.
- Invite parents, teachers, and other staff members to bring in pictures of their first day of school. Chidlren will be delighted to see the adults in their life as little children!
- Talk about the similarities and differences in children's experiences.
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