We did a science activity to learn about a special adaptation that helps polar bears survive in ice cold arctic waters – blubber! Polar bears are amazing animals. They are perfectly adapted to live in the frozen north. Here is a diagram to show some of their adaptations: * Instead of just reading about the adaptations [...]
Our friend Juan Pablo is here to ask a very important question about reading. Listen to his question, and then leave a comment with your answer. So, what are some things you can do if your reading gets a little confusing? What “fix up” strategies do you use to understand tricky parts?
In science we are studying habitats and adaptations. * A habitat is the place and conditions where a plant or animal lives. An adaptation is the way an animal’s body (or its behavior) help it survive in its habitat. We did an activity to learn about one of the chameleon’s special adaptations – its amazing tongue. Here is a video about [...]
In writing we have been talking about how memories can give us great ideas to write about. We have also been working on using interesting, descriptive words (like “enormous“) in place of boring words (like “big“). * Here is a slideshow of some writing we did about special memories from this past summer. We tried to [...]
Mr. Salsich’s class is back in action for another exciting year of learning and blogging together. On our blog we will share lots of the amazing things we are learning together. Families, friends, and other students can follow along with our adventures and leave comments or ask us questions. To learn how to leave a [...]