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Age 8-10 - Concept 3: Similarities and Differences

Unit 1: Africa and Asia [SS]

  • Lesson 1: The Land of Africa (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: The People of Africa (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: African Country Research (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: The Land of Asia (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: The People and Countries of Asia (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Asian Culture (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Africa and Asia Think-Tac-Toe (2 Days)

Unit 1: Stories from Africa and Asia [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Meerkats in Botswana
  • Lesson 2: Meeting Precious
  • Lesson 3: The Surprise
  • Lesson 4: A Missing Cow
  • Lesson 5: A Good Idea
  • Lesson 6: African Bush Diorama (2 Days)
  • Lesson 7: Japan
  • Lesson 8: Peace Day
  • Lesson 9: The Secret is Out
  • Lesson 10: Kenji
  • Lesson 11: O Bon
  • Lesson 12: Racing the Wind
  • Lesson 13: Precious and Sadako

Unit 2: Rocks and Minerals [S]

  • Lesson 1: Mineral Madness (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Rocks Rock! (3 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Fun with Rocks
  • Lesson 4: Crystals (2 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Volcanoes and Earthquakes (2 Days)
  • Lesson 6: Fun with Fossils (2 Days)
  • Final Project: Paleontologist RAFT

Unit 2: Holes [LA]

  • Lesson 1: The Texas Desert
  • Lesson 2: Camp Green Lake
  • Lesson 3: Digging
  • Lesson 4: Caveman
  • Lesson 5: KB
  • Lesson 6: Sunflower Seeds
  • Lesson 7: Zero
  • Lesson 8: Sam the Onion Man
  • Lesson 9: Driving a Truck
  • Lesson 10: The Mary Lou
  • Lesson 11: The Thumb of God
  • Lesson 12: Treasure and Lizards
  • Lesson 13: Innocent
  • Final Project: Welcome to Camp (2 Days)

Unit 3: Europe [SS]

  • Lesson 1: The Land (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: The People (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: Europe, Past and Present (3 Days)
  • Lesson 4: Colonization and Immigration (2 Days)
  • Final Project: The European Nutcracker

Unit 3: Stories from Europe [LA]

  • Lesson 1: Tradition Stories (2 Days)
  • Lesson 2: Fiona's Luck (2 Days)
  • Lesson 3: The Sea King's Daughter (2 Days)
  • Lesson 4: The Snow Queen (4 Days)
  • Lesson 5: Comparing and Contrasting Stories
  • Final Project: Writing Your Own Story (4 Days)