DK Readers L3: School Days Around the World by Catherine Chambers

By Catherine Chambers

This reader takes a glance at a regular university day within the lives of youngsters from seven nations, displaying how they're all various and but all of the comparable. complete colour.

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Afterwards, I rejoined my class to say the Pledge of Allegiance. During the pledge, we place our hands on our hearts while facing the flag. 36 It kind of helps us all pull together for the day. We started class with a reading of Flat Stanley. In the story, after Stanley is flattened, he’s mailed to a different state to visit a friend. ) Then we did a spelling assignment based on the story. State education There are about 38 million elementary-school children in the United States. Each state has its own guidelines on education.

I loved our scratch-art class. We’d already painted over the colored layer on our scratchboards. So, I carefully used the pointed wooden stick to scratch away the black paint. The colors underneath made a really awesome contrast! 39 My Flat Stanley Then we talked about our Earth Day projects. ) that could be mailed from friend to friend like in the story. Mine’s been all over the world since I first mailed him to Francis. Each friend sent me postcards and notes about their homes. They made my report really special.

Hindi The national language of India. Kanji The Chinese-based characters of the modern Japanese writing system. Kwik cricket or kanga cricket A fast-paced ball-and-bat game for children. Metalwork A class about shaping metals to make useful things. Performing arts A dance, movement, and drama class. Pledge of Allegiance A promise to serve your country. Quinoa The grainlike fruit of an herb grown in the Andes. Spelling bee A spelling competition. Visual arts An art class that includes painting, sculpture, film, and photography.

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