S: Mrs. Reed's Class Goes to the Zoo 2011
BC: This book is about the field trip to the Dallas Zoo that Mrs. Reed and her students took in April, 2011. Special thanks to the parents who attended. I know that this book will help us remember our fun day and continue our learning about the animals we saw. Mrs. Reed
FC: Mrs. Reed's Class Goes to the Zoo! 2011
1: April, 2011 | Lewisville Elementary School The Home of the Mustangs
2: When Mrs. Reed's class went to the Dallas Zoo, who would believe we'd have so much fun!
3: The BIG Cats | Wild tigers could become extinct in 12 years if countries where they live fail to take quick action to protect them and their habitats. Check on the Internet for ideas on how you can help save the tigers!
4: From the Big Cats we went to see the birds. | Flamingos get their color from the food they eat. What kind of food would make them this color?
5: The Owl | Did you know that an owl can hear a mouse stepping on a twig from 75 feet away? This is because they have two huge holes in their skulls for their ears, along with facial discs that channel sound into the ear openings. | If you want to learn more about owls, the book, Owl Puke: The Book by Jane Hammerslough seems to be a good one for third graders.
6: Hummingbirds need to eat between 3.14 and 7.6 calories a day. That may not seem like much, but if a third grader ate like a hummingbird, you would need to eat 620 McDonald's hamburgers a day!
7: Momma and Baby Giraffe | Remember feeding the giraffes? How fun was that?!?! Write a two paragraph reflection about this experience.
8: The mighty elephant | Get into a small group, like a herd of elephants. Write a list of things you already know about elephants and things you want to know about elephants. Then, read the book, Elephants: A book for children, by Steve Bloom. After reading this great book, list what you learned about elephants from the book.
9: It was fun trying to count all the stripes on the zebra. If a herd of 7 zebras have an average of 26 stripes each, how many stripes for the whole herd?