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South America Unit Study

Yeeeehaa! ¬†My unit study all about South America and the rainforest is done and dusted and is now posted all in one place ūüôā ¬†Enjoy! Part 1: South America: Learning through Literature Part 2: Project Based Learning: South American Animals Part 3: South America Adventure box¬† Part 4: Where in the World? ¬† Part 5:…

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South America: The Vanishing Rain Forests {deserts}

Welcome to my very last post on our South American Unit Study. ¬†I'm so chuffed I managed to finally get it all written down, and I am so ready to move on to our next continent study, which I think will be Asia. ¬†This week we learnt all about the importance of plants and trees…

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Magic tree house book: Adventure in the Amazon

This week we have been using one of the Magic Tree House books 'Adventure in the Amazon', to continue with our South America¬†unit study, focusing on the country of Brazil. South America: Goals for this Study Whilst working through the next unit of Rainforest Journey and reading Adventure in the Amazon, we will be focusing…

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Around the World with FIAR: The Gully Washer (South America)

Yes, I know this is a bit of a stretch, but gully washers do happen in Colombia, and Colombia happens to be one of the wettest countries in South America, and the next part of the Rainforest Journey is learning about the water cycle. ¬†See it all dove-tails...a bit. ¬†In all honesty the Gully Washer…

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Dr Seuss: If I ran a Rain Forest

The South America unit study¬†we began last summer was never really finished as it was tricky for me to be part of it due to all the Shakespeare work the older ones and I were doing. ¬†Just recently I have had the opportunity to review a curriculum from EdTechLens all about the rain forests. ¬†It…

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South America: Cookie Map

I use the same cookie dough recipe every time I make a cookie map or gingerbread house. ¬†It makes a very hard, solid biscuit which can be rolled very thin and still remain in tact after baking. ¬†It tastes good as well! Dough for Map Making Gather: 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup caster sugar…

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South America Unit Study: Where in the world?

I used as many ways as I could come up with to reinforce their previous knowledge of the Polar regions as well as teaching them where in the world South America was. Wall Map The first place to go was the huge wall map. ¬†I first asked the girls to point out where the Arctic…

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South America Unit Study: Summer Adventure Box

I have already outlined my plans for my youngest two for this summer, and you will know that I am having a lot of help from my mum, Sarah and Lorna (Aren't I blessed?). ¬†This Summer Adventure Box needed to be extra special for just that reason. ¬†There will be more people than just me…

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Project Based Learning: South American Animals

Whilst the older children dig deep into Shakespeare and all he has to offer, the little ones will be focused on South America. ¬†It will be a primarily literature based study, with the exception of the project based learning the littles will do. ¬†They have attempted to do projects before with my help but they…

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