Looked up information about Pompeii and Vesuvius online, viewed pictures and volcano website
Finished FIAR with Another Celebrated Dancing Bear
Discussed vocabulary related to the story, occupations, Russian culture, dancers, cities, landmarks, etc.
Read Uncle Vova's tree (Russian vocabulary and Christmas/Epiphany customs) and
Rechenka's Eggs (Russian vocabulary and Easter customs)- ties into caring for wild animals
Read the Berenstain Bears and the In-Crowd, Safe and Sound, Trouble with Commercials