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Third Grade International Day
New Salem third grade students participated in International Day recently. Each third grader carried a map of the world colored a predetermined color for each continent. They visited classrooms with different activities highlighting each continent. When visiting Africa, students played Mbube and Ampe, African children’s games.. In North America they cooked a dessert. South America was a math integration with questions incorporating facts from Brazil. Students learned about the origination of St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland and wrote a poem about their learning when they visited Europe. While visiting Antarctica, students incorporated technology with the use of United Streaming videos and answering questions through googledocs. While learning about Asia, they made a flag from Nepal and learned what the colors in symbols stood for .In Australia they learned about the Lark Quarry and made dinosaur fossil footprints. It was an exciting time of learning as students visited the seven continents on our globe.
Written by: Marcie Baucom, Third Grade Teacher
Posted: Mar 30, 2015 by Gina James