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Have You Ever Lost a Tooth in Africa?

Many students in Mrs. Williams’ class have been losing teeth! Have you ever lost a tooth? Children all over the world lose teeth and we learned about how losing teeth in America is the same and different from losing a tooth in Africa.


Mrs. Williams’ class read the book, I lost a tooth in Africa, and learned about how losing teeth is the same and different in Africa. After reading, the class made a venn diagram comparing the similarities and differences. Some things we learned was that in Africa you get a chicken from the tooth fairy instead of money! Also, in Africa you put your tooth under a gourd instead of under your pillow. But in both countries, children loose teeth, put the tooth under something, and a tooth fairy comes.


Read the book, I lost my tooth in Africa, to find out more about what life is like in Africa.

Written by: Christy Williams, 1st Grade Teacher
Posted: Mar 07, 2014 by Jennifer Williams

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