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Our Plans to Save the World

Today you are going to break into groups, not pairs, to closely look at several sites. These sites give suggestions for ways to help protect environment. Here are three sites your group might visit: 1. Action for Nature 2. Environmental Protection Agency Kids Site entitled We can Make a Difference 3. 50 Simple things you […]

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You Can Make a Difference!

In honor of Earth Day, you are going to propose some ways to protect the environment here in our school and our neighborhoods. Use the sites that you found during the Earth Day Challenge, as well as sites you find on your own, to suggest ways you can make a difference for our environment. 1. […]

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California Young Readers Voting

There are three books nominated for a California Young Reader Medal: The Cats in Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse Coming on Home Soon by Jacqueline Woodson I, Doko: The Tale of a Basket by Ed Young You’ve heard the stories. Post a comment here about which book you think should win the medal and explain […]

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Presidential Power

Does the President actually have any power? Think about what you saw in the movie about the powers of the President. Then post an answer to this question: Can the President do whatever he or she wants, or are the powers of the President actually limited?  Give examples to support your position.

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Biography Questions

We are going to write biographies this week by reading books about a person and looking for information online. Before we begin to research, though, we need to know what we’re looking for. Please post 5 important questions that you think need to be answered in a biography about someone new. Keep in mind that […]

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Hail to the Chief!

Presidents’ Day is coming up, and it’s a good time to learn about life as a President.  Click on the links below to learn about what life is like in the Oval Office. Be President for a Day- you have the chance to plan a day as President of the United States. http://pbskids.org/democracy/presforaday/index.html Decorate the […]

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