Attached is a two week mini curriculum unit for the book, "A School Like Mine" written by Penny Smith and Zahavit Shalev (2007). It is a wonderful book about children from around the globe and is framed by a visit to their schools. The books contains actual photographs of the children and is a great way to connect your students with students from across the globe. This unit is a perfect companion to a study of the summer Olympics in Rio! Students in grades 3-5 will engage in reading, writing and cooperative group activities as they learn about countries, foods, traditions and families from various regions. The unit includes an assessment tool along with lesson ideas to span a two-week time period.