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    Galloping the Globe- Russia (and Another Celebrated Dancing Bear)

    A couple of weeks ago, we studied Russia with Galloping the Globe and coupled it with a literary study of Another Celebrated Dancing Bear by Gladys Scheffrin-Falk.  Although we really enjoyed our study, this wasn’t the kids’ favorite Five in a Row book. They enjoyed the activities more than the actual literature for this one. I used many of the  FIAR activities and also came up with some ideas of my own! We started our study with a look at Russia.  Every literary study corresponding with Galloping the Globe starts with us opening up several Atlases and locating the country, its capital, and other important places within that country (major…