Vocabulary station activity: context clues practice. Can take this and turn it into a paragraph: "I think ____ means ____. One piece of evidence to prove this is _____. Also, from the text, I know that _____. As you can see, I think ___ means _____." Just enough to give them the basics of a paragraph.
I believe so strongly in the importance of our children having a global perspective- knowing the world is so much more than about them, their neighborhood, and their country. Continuing the week's theme of geography, I've found 30 fun activities to facilitate a global perspective.