BC: The End
FC: Our Amazing World
1: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” – St. Augustine | From Russia: There is no shame in not knowing; the shame lies in not finding out!
2: RUSSIA: Largest Country in the World
4: Life As a Kid | Russian children stopped wearing school uniforms in the 1990s. Today many Russian children wear fur coats to stay warm in cold classrooms. | Russians like to do lots of sports. Soccer is the most popular sport. Like most people today, Russians love soccer. | Researched & Written by Talya
5: Russians like to play games. Most Russians know how to play chess. Russia has many chess players, who have the title of Grand Master.
6: Interesting Places or Things To Know | These are pictures of Red Square. It is the center of Moscow. Moscow is the capital of Russia. About 150 million people live in Russia.
7: Researched & Written by Grace | Nesting dolls (come from Russia) and are very popular around the world. Kids like nesting dolls because there are so many to collect. Nesting dolls are dolls you can take apart. There are about seven dolls in a nesting doll. | Saint Basil's Cathedral looks like a palace, but really it is a church. The cathedral's bright colors and onion-shaped domes have made it a national symbol of Russia.
8: Land and Animals | Lake Baikal is the oldest and deepest lake in the world. It is 36 million years old. It is 5,315 feet deep. | Lake Baikal is home to the Herpa. These freshwater seals do not live anywhere else in the world.
9: Amur Leopards are one of the rarest wildcats on Earth. There are only 30 left in the world. They live in eastern Russia. They can grow 13 feet long and weigh 700 lbs. | Researched & Written by Jaks | This is a reindeer. It lives in the tundra. Only female reindeer grow antlers.
10: Favorite Foods | They eat salad, picozhki, pelmeni, beets and Borsch soup. | Russians love to eat meat, cheese and bread. Lots of people in Russia like to eat.!
11: The Russians eat lots of fish. Caviar is the kind of fish they eat in Russia. | The Russians love meat. They love to grill their meat. | Researched & Written by William
12: Special thanks to: Ms. Willett, our beloved 2nd grade teacher Ms. Frachetti, our amazing librarian and editor Roberts K-8 2011
13: Life as a Kid by Talya | Interest-ing Places or Things to Know by Grace | Land &Animals by Jaks | Authors | Favorite Foods by William