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You can view our poems here. Step 5 - Learning more about Mouse Town As we were working on the project at school, the children began to learn more about our own Mouse Town community, Arlington, MA, at home. At school, a list of Arlington "landmarks" was generated, and then, with a partner, research on these landmarks was assigned for homework.
Children brought in interesting facts and these were typed in Kidspiration in our Computer Lab. The children's work was put together to create our very own online Town Mouse, Town Mouse book. To read our book and learn how we did this, please take a peek by clicking on the link!
We plan to import our images into Kidpix pages, add our voices, and create a Kidpix slideshow! Our "country cousins" wrote their own book! Read Country Mouse, Country Mouse here.
Here you see Pitter and Patter, along with our chief groundhog, Burrow. We thought Pitter looked like a Country Mouse and Patter looked more like a Town Mouse, so we decided to keep Pitter as a reminder of our country cousin friends, and sent along Patter to Berlin as a remembrance of us, their Town Mouse friends.
To learn more about our valentine surprise click here. How we were different? Those were our questions as we reread our letters from our country cousins. Then we completed a Venn Diagram, comparing and contrasting ourselves to our Country Mice friends.
This information would be used later in the Computer Lab with Kidspiration. They all sat down and did work so well. They learned to read and they learned to spell.
Their math they finished before the bell, Eighteen smart mice. Eighteen nice mice, eighteen nice mice, See how they share, see how they care. A new mouse came to their school one day. They asked her to come and join their play. Then showed her where to put things away, Eighteen nice mice. Eighteen happy mice, eighteen happy mice, See how they smile, see how they smile.
They joined Mouse Tales and read a Brett book. And from this great project, friendship they all took, Eighteen happy mice.Practice writing to a prompt within a specified time. Links verified on 5/30/ Alike or Different You Be the Judge - expository writing lesson from the Beacon Lesson Plan Library ; All Across America - lesson plan about preparing a travel guide for a cross-country journey [expository writing lesson] ; All Writing heartoftexashop.com - Writing prompts .
The Narrative Writing Pack is bursting with educational posters, activities and display resources to help your children to write amazing stories! Background of the Project Debbie Coats and I have been "cyberbuddies" - Internet friends - for several years. We met through our websites and .
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