What’s the Most Expensive Book? [3,4年级] 第 15 期 Recently, the world’s most expensive book has been unveiled! It is
The Bay Psalm Book.
It was first printed in 1640 in
British North America. A man
from the United States bought the book for $14.2 million.
The Oldest Public Toilet! [3,4年级] 第 15 期
Look at the lumps of clay in the
picture. Believe it or not, those
are not clay, but poop!
Recently, they were found in
Argentina. Scientists think that
rhino-like animals pooped 240 million years ago, and the poops hardened.
It seems that the animals used the same place to poop. So, it may be the oldest public toilet in the world!
Special Stamps for Seo Jae-pil [3,4年级] 第 15 期
Dr. Seo Jae-pil was a great
Korean independence activist. He also created the first Korean
newspaper in 1896. And this year marks the 150th anniversary of his birth.
To celebrate him, special stamps were issued in Philadelphia. The stamps will be sold at the Jaisohn Center in Philadelphia。
stamps 邮票dreamed of 梦想
Fly Up to the Sky! [3,4年级] 第 15 期
Cute hot-air balloons are gracing the sky!
The pictures were taken at the 2013 International Balloon Festival in Leon, Brazil. It was held from Nov. 15 to 18.
About 300,000 people took part in the festival. More than 200 hot-air balloons soared up in the sky!
soared up 上升
Let's Have a Handful of Nuts 第 15 期 Everyday [1,2年级]
Do you like nuts such as peanuts and walnuts?
A new study in America found
that nuts are good for health.
A handful of nuts everyday
reduces the risk of heart disease.
Also, people who eat nuts tend
to be slimmer.
We Made the Biggest Christmas Tree! [1,2年第 15 期 级]
Recently, students in Thailand set an interesting world record. On November 22, they made a human Christmas tree! It is the biggest human Christmas tree ever.
Then, how many students did it take to make the tree? Don’t be surprised. 852 students were needed to make it!
“Many heads, many minds.” [3,4年级] 第 15 期
“Many heads, many minds.”
Every man has his humor.
A : Frank, I love that painting. What about you?
B : I don’t like it. How about this picture?
A : Many heads, many minds. We have different tastes.
Let’s make sentences using the words in this picture! [1,2年级] 第 15 期
1. The boys are holding starfish.
2. The boys are sitting on the sand.
3. There is a conch shell on the boy’s leg.
4. The boys are wearing blue jeans.
blue jeans 蓝牛仔裤
Let’s Enjoy Winter! [5,6年级] 第 15 期 Winter is a cold season and the winter vacation is coming up.
You surely want to have fun during the season. But it’s sometimes very cold to play outside.
Then, what can you do in winter? You do not want to stay at home and play with your friends inside throughout winter.
Remember! It’s very important to warm up before you start any
activity in winter. In the season, you cannot move as fast as in other seasons.
Many amusement parks have their own ice rinks. In front of Seoul City Hall, you can skate at a low cost. You can visit Seoul Plaza ice rink from 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and it will open until 11 p.m. on
Fridays, Saturdays and holidays. It will be open from Dec. 16 to Feb. 23.
Skiing / Snowboarding
There are many ski resorts in Gangwon Province, where the 2018 Winter Olympics will be held. When you visit ski resorts, be
prepared for the cold weather. Goggles will protect your eyes. Watch out for other people, or you may get hurt.
Ice hockey is a team sport. Five members try to score and one
member blocks the puck. You should put on protective equipment, because ice hockey is a full contact sport and body checks are allowed. It’s a very exciting winter sport!
Boats and Sea [3,4年级] 第 15 期
The Phuket King’s Cup Regatta is Asia’s biggest and most popular regatta.
It started in 1987 to celebrate the Thai King’s 60th birthday. The race was held in the Andaman Sea on Dec. 2-6. People rode in their yachts and competed to win. A total of 105 boats participated in the competition this year.
它开始于1987年庆祝泰国国王的60岁生日。比赛在安达曼海12月2 日至 6日举行。人们乘坐游艇并赢得竞争。
The Warmest Winter Coats in the
World? [3,4年级] 第 15 期
Do you know what the warmest winter
Canada goose down is usually considered
necessary to make the warmest jacket in
When scientists live in Antarctica for
research, they wear coats filled with Canada goose down.
Red Bean Porridge and a Tiger [1,2年级] 第 15 期 There was a tiger who would bully people and weak animals.
A grandma and weak animals
talked together and made a plan
to beat the tiger.
A grandma invited the tiger to
eat red bean porridge and asked
the tiger to blow to make a fire. The tiger did as he was told. But they had hidden some chestnuts in the fire that hurt the tiger’s eyes. They told the tiger to rinse his hurt eyes, but they gave him salt water. And then they gave the tiger a towel with needles in it! The tiger ran away, but slid by stepping on a cow’s poopoo.
People are weak. But they are wise!