Vanishing Cultures Series - Teacher's Guide

Lee & Low Books

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In this award-winning nonfiction series, author/photographer Jan Reynolds gives young readers an insider's peek at endangered cultures around the world. The Vanishing Cultures series takes readers to the Amazon Rainforest, Canada's Northern Territories, the Arctic Circle, Mongolia, Himalaya, the Sahara, and Australia. The guide includes a book summary, background, pre-reading focus questions, during-reading questions and vocabulary, and post-reading discussion questions, literature circle roles, reader-response and other writing prompts, ELL support, and interdisciplinary activities.

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November 2014
A very detailed resource for a study of other cultures. It offers before, during and after reading activities/questions as well as best practices such as reciprocal teaching.