Fifth grade geography class had its first guest this week.Nazgol Ghandnoosh\presented information about her birth country, Iran, which students are studying right now.  Her daugher, is one of our new fifth graders. She shared a slideshow about her country and walked the class through the customs of an Iranian family.  Students learned that girls and women have to wear a hijab to cover their hair in public and men must cover up their arms. She demonstrated popular music and a few dancing tips. She brought a few examples of food and addressed the poor relations between Iran and America with a brief history lesson. She also showed photos of places to visit in Iran, including Persepolis, an amazing ancient site, and recommended a virtual visit at Persepolis.getty.edu. Students are also studying maps of Southern and Central Asia this week. 

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