Cuba - Focus Country for 2018-2019

Image of Havana, Cuba from off-shore
  • As political relations with Cuba relax, and the US and Cuba move toward normalizing their relationship, we will be learning about Cuba and what it has to offer the world.  Please enjoy these videos and links to follow along as your children learn about this fascinating country.

Kids of Guatemala - Kinder, 1st, and 2nd Grades

Sharks of Cuba - Kinder, 1st, & 2nd Grades

Image of Shark Week album containing Tiburones - Sharks of Cuba

Cuban Folktales - Kinder, 1st, and 2nd

Image of The Bossy Gallito Book
  • Paddock students experienced the importance of storytelling in the Cuban culture where many people do not have electricity, and there is no internet access.  We read "Martina the Beautiful Cockroach" and "The Bossy Gallito."  They also watched a video of a Cuban storyteller.  

     

     

Martina the Beautiful Cockroach

If you need closed captioning, the original video can be found here on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9X_4aChQqA

How Goat Got Out of Trouble

Need closed captioning? Click here for the direct link to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HkNl_A7i_E

Carmen Deedy - Cuban author speaks about the importance of story telling

If you need closed captioning, the original video can be found on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fY59gnDs25g