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F E A T U R E D F R E E B I E
++---- Education Counts ----++
" I do not believe that sheer suffering teaches. If suffering
alone taught, all the world would be wise, since everyone
suffers. To suffering must be added mourning, understanding,
patience, love, openness and the willingness to remain
vulnerable." Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Maxi Unit: Zoo
Summer is a great vacation time, and many families visit zoos,
parks, and recreational areas. I searched the web for those of
you who can't get away to explore. If you did have the opportunity
to scout out zoos maybe you would like to extend your resources.
Chimpanzees Of Manhale Mountains:
Connect The Dots:
Meet The Animals:
Tongue Twister Of The Week:
Every other Friday I will give you a tongue twister or poem to
use with your child or class. The poem I choose is based on the
mini or maxi unit and integrates with the materials in the theme.
Zany Zelda Zong zips zippers.
Looking for fun ways to teach your child poems go here:
********* More Zoo Links *********
Edzoocation Virtual Tour:
Fur, Fin, and Feathers, A Teacher's Resource Guide:
Learn About Our Animals:
Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Zoo Packets:
Zoo Coloring Pages:
COME READ WITH ME!
The Boy Who Vanished
The miller's youngest daughter discovers how to rescue a
gentleman's son who had mysteriously vanished years before.
A story of kindness and respect.
COME PLAY WITH ME!
Find the Hiddens Letters and Numbers
LETTER OF THE WEEK!
graphics/cp_bigv.gif(COPY AND PASTE)
Letter "V" Words
view volcano van Valentine
violet vase van velvet
vacation voice vest violin valley
COLOR ME HAPPY!
The picture takes a few minutes to load, so please be
patient!To color, click on the crayon color of your
choice at the bottom, and then point and click on each
area to be colored. To change a color, just repeat the
process with a different color.
5-A-Day Coloring Book
coloring_pages.html(COPY AND PASTE)
Vicki V. Valentine Craft
LET'S PLAY SCHOOL!
printouts/viceroyprintout.shtml(COPY AND PASTE)
The Viceroy is an orange and black butterfly from North America.
whipscorpion/Vinegarroon.shtml(COPY AND PASTE)
A whip scorpion, an arachnid that emits a vinegar-like mist.
Vultureprintout.shtml(COPY AND PASTE)
The vulture is a large bird with a bald head. Vultures eat carrion.
marsupial/Vaopossumprintout.shtml(COPY AND PASTE)
The only marsupial from North America.
Songs That Start With "V"
ARTS AND CRAFTS STARTERS:
Recipes for playdough, peanut-butter playdough, silly putty,
play slime, salt clay, bubbles, paper airplanes.....the basic
ingredients of good, clean fun!
DRAW LIKE AN EGYPTIAN:
(COPY & PASTE THIS URL PLEASE.)
If your class is learning anything about the Ancient
Egyptians, they will really love this lesson! Four
simple rules will have your students drawing like
HOW TO READ A PAINTING:
Describe, analyze, interpret, and judge -- these are the
four artistic elements your students will learn in this
lesson plan on How to Read a Painting. Using these tech-
niques will enable your students to approach art with a
critical eye, understanding both the principles of design
and the elements of art at work.
THE GREAT ADVENTURE:
Take a virtual trip around the world! Learn about other
nations and cultures: what makes us the same, and what
makes us different, and take part in the many activities
for each stop.
AZTEC STUDENT TEACHER RESOURCE CENTER:
An excellent site for anything at all to do with the Aztec
world: medicine, agriculture, religion, sacrifices, rulers--
click away! Also link to an excellent paper on Cortez,
containing 5 of his letters.
ONLINE STUDY GUIDE FOR STUDENT DRIVERS:
If you have any students attempting to secure their driver's
permit/license this summer, have them go here for some
free help. They first select their state and country, and are
then able to study along with animations and a sample test.
A good resource for those students who are serious about
getting their license!
From the Why Files, everything on eruptions for the last few
million years, by people who love investigating eruptions!
aster.html(COPY AND PASTE)
Shot'em down! Watch out! Be careful! And have fun!!
games/berries.html(COPY AND PASTE)
Play with these berries, but don't try to eat them. They
change colors and if you are not careful, you could lose!!
webtris.html(COPY AND PASTE)
Blocks will appear at the top of the screen, and you have
to slot them together. Whenever you get a complete line the
line will disappear and the blocks above will drop down a
level. You can move blocks left and right, rotate them and
drop them using the buttons above.
puzzle.html(COPY AND PASTE)
Slip and slide the pieces and see if you can reassemble
the hidden picture.
Make Your Own Sand Paintings
Show the world one of your hidden talents. Do something
with sand besides making sandcastles and mudpies!!
computer.html(COPY AND PASTE)
One of my favorite kinds of puzzles. Enjoy!