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Have You Ever Lost a Tooth in Africa?
Many students in Mrs. Williams’ class have been losing teeth! Have you ever lost a tooth? Children all over the world lose teeth and we learned about how losing teeth in America is the same and different from losing a tooth in Africa.
After reading the book "I lost a tooth in Africa", the class made a venn diagram comparing the similarities and differences. Some things we learned was that in Africa you get a chicken from the tooth fairy instead of money! Also, in Africa you put your tooth under a gourd instead of under your pillow. But in both countries, children loose teeth, put the tooth under something, and a tooth fairy comes.Full Story
A Visit from the Real D.W.
On Monday, February 3, 2014 students at Union Elementary were treated to a visit from the sister of the children’s author, Marc Brown. Marc Brown is the author of the Arthur and D.W. children’s book series. All students from grades Pre-K to 5th grade listened to Kim Brown’s presentation about the process of writing a book and where Marc Brown got his inspiration for the series, in particular, the character, D. W.Full Story