BC: Kim Burd, first-grade teacher at Pitts School Rd. Elementary School, Joy Knight, Earth Science teacher, and Lynda Cloninger, Media Coordinator, both from Jay M. Robinson High School, collaborated to connect the two school communities for a science, literacy, and technology project. In this project, students used technology to integrate the two content areas. Both groups learned about science and text elements as they worked together.
FC: All About Snakes Authors: Alyson Drake LaTrese Gilkey
2: Dedication I ,Alyson Drake, dedicate this book to: Mommy, Daddy, Sissy, and my doggy Cocoa. Thank you all for being with me.
3: Table of Contents Chapter 1: Interesting Facts Page:4 Chapter 2: Life Cycle Page:7 Chapter 3: Habitat Page:9 Chapter 4: Food Web Page:12 Pictures by Alyson Drake: Page:14 Pictures of us: Page 16 Biblography: Page:18 Glossary PAge:19 About the Authors: Page:20
4: Chapter 1 Interesting facts
5: What are Snakes? | Snakes are reptiles. Reptiles lay eggs. There are many kinds of reptiles, such as turtles, or frogs.
6: The shedding of the skin The process of a snake shedding its skin is called slough . The signs of a snake shedding its skin is when the skin begins to look dull, also the eyes start to become cloudy, and they become frantic because they cannot see.
7: Chapter 2 Life Cycle
8: When snakes are young or even in their egg, some of them are eaten by other preteters. Snakes who become an adult are very lucky.
9: Chapter 3 Habitat
10: A habitat is a place where something that is living has to live to survive. Different snakes have different habitats. Some snakes live in the desert, for example, the Gopher Snake needs to live in the desert to survive.
11: Look at these snakes in their habitat. | Check out the backgrounds of these pictures. This way you will be able to figure out their habitat.
12: Food Web
13: Snakes eat almost anything. They can swallow things 3 times their size. They mostly eat other reptiles, and sometimes their own kind
14: Pictures by: Alyson Drake
16: Pictures of us
18: Bibliography Barnes, Julia 101 Facts About Snakes NY:Gereth Stevens Publishing 2004 MArkle, Sandra Inside and Outside Snake Canada: First Scholastic 1998 Schute, Mary Snakes and Other Reptiles NY: Scholastic 2005 Venn, Cecilia Rattlers and Other Snakes Chicago: World Book 2004 | Picture URL. Floridasnake.net Metroactive.com Naturephoto-cz.com Newsimg.bbc.co.uk photobucket.com proctormuseum.us qtours.com Richard-seaman.com snakepictures.co.uk Wettropics.gov.au whozoo.org
19: Glossary | Habitat(Hab-it-tat)-The natural environment of an origanism; place that is natural for the life and growth of an origanism. Reptiles(Rep-Tile(s))- Any various cold-blooded, usually egg-laying of the class Reptilla, suh as Snake, lizard, crocodile, turtle or dinosoar, having an external covering of scales or horny plates and breathing by means of lunga. Slough(Sloth)-\The outer layer of the skin of the snake, which is cast of periodically
20: About the Authors | Alyson Drake, born in Concord, North Carolina. Her date of birth is April 9, 2002, is now in the middle of her first grade year. She has one older sister. When she gets home from Pitts School Elementary, she loves to do homework. She has a best friend named LaTrese Gilkey. LaTrese Gilkey took her first breath April 26,1994. at four years old she started studying her second language, Spanish. When she was six she moved from Louisville, Kentucky to Concord, North Carolina. At seven she began studying Japanese. Growing up she became a poet, philosopher, stylist, and an artist. She still pursues her dreams for becoming an interperter for Spanish and Japanese, and hopes to become a phenomenal writer. Currently she is a Freshman at Jay M. Robinson Haih School