BC: Created by Ms. Millan's Class and Mrs. Polis
FC: Passport to Stories Around the World Russia by Ms. Millan's Class
1: Songs from Russia We enjoyed these songs in Music class "Byush ti Byu" - (Lullaby) "Beriozka" - The Birch Tree
2: *Russia is the largest country on Earth. *Snow covers over half of Russia for six months every year.
3: The Matreshka is a traditional Russian doll. It can have as many as 12 dolls nesting inside one another.
4: *New Year's Day is the most popular holiday in Russia. Almost everyone decorates a New Year tree and has a party.
5: *During the summer in the south it gets hotter than 100 degrees, but in the winter in the north it has reached 100 degrees below zero.
6: *Lake Baikal is the deepest lake in the world.
7: *Many Russian kids like American movies and music.
8: *Soccer is the favorite sport and chess the favorite board game in Russia. | Created by Ms. Millan's Class & Mrs. Polis
9: Books we used to learn about Russia
10: A-Z Russia by Justine & Ron Fontes
11: My First Atlas by Katie John Sharp
12: World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia
13: We used the Proquest Culture Grams - Kids Edition database and the Time for Kids website.
15: Baboushka and the Three Kings by Ruth Robbins An old woman who was too busy to travel with the Wise Men to find the Child now searches endlessly for Him each Christmas season.
16: Here are the pictures that we drew to help describe the book.
17: Zach | Alex
18: Bree | Philip
19: Sophia | Liam
20: Adelaide | Collin | Adelaide
21: Taylor | Jolie
22: Isabelle | Zoe | Zoe
23: Alexandra | Nancy
24: Andrew V. | Connor
25: Andrew D. | Dorian