A Star of the Week is sharing his lovable 12 year old Bichon poodle, with his classmates.
Martin's mother read to the class the Hans Christian Anderson Fairy Tale, "The Tinder Box. Then, she introduced her friend visiting from Denmark who answered questions about her home country. This was especially pertinent because Hans Christian Anderson lived in Denmark. Afterwards, she delighted the students with her Danish language. Did you know there are three extra letters in the Danish alphabet? The children excitedly asked her to write down and pronounce many words for them such as the following: cat - kat, dog - hund, hi - hi (same in Danish) and goodbye - hi hi. They were treated with a few chocolate gold coins which related to a dog in the fairy tale story with "eyes as big as gold coins."
Our Star of the Week shared with her classmates her prized possession, the i phone 5. Her mother read the story, "The Little Match Girl," by Hans Christian Anderson. She led the class in making colorful match stick pins for the teacher, They completed the session with gluten free treats of raisins, cranberries and rice rolls.