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American Revolution

Autumn

Autumn is a season.

Autumn is another word for fall.

The weather gets colder.

People need warmer clothes.

        

During Autumn leaves change color and fall off of trees.

leaves change colors

leaves fallen off trees

 

trees without leaves

 

Pine cones fall off of trees.

Pine cones on a tree

 

Pine cones on the ground.

Birds fly south to warmer places.

Squirrels collect acorns to eat during the winter.

Pumpkins are harvested.

Children go on nature walks. 

Fall Coloring http://www.thecolor.com/category/coloring/Fall.aspx

Butterflies

Computer Math Games for Grade 1

Connecticut

Cyberspace

Dewey Decimal System

Dictionary

Geography Five Themes

Hermit Crabs

Immigration

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Native Americans

Rocks & Minerals

Spring

Spring is a season.

It comes after winter.

The weather becomes warmer. People wear light spring jackets.

Flowers and Trees bloom in Spring.

Picture of Daffodils, Spring 2003 - Free Pictures - FreeFoto.com

Daffodils

Picture of Spring - Free Pictures - FreeFoto.com

Cherry blossoms

Picture of Tulips - Free Pictures - FreeFoto.com

Tulips

Photos © Ian Britton - FreeFoto.com

Grass grows anew in Spring.

photo courtesy of Prairie Fire Enterprises, LLC

Spring coloring

Spring drag and drop game

United States

Website Evaluation

Do you trust everything you read on the internet?

You better say, "NO!"
There are thousands of websites that contain inaccurate, biased and just plain stupid information.

TASK

In this project you are going to learn how to tell if a web site is trustworthy or just a waste of time.

PROCESS:

1. Create a short report about the websites listed below. Every person in your group will write their own report but you should share your ideas with each other.
  • Which sites did you visit?
  • Were they trustworthy?
  • How could you tell if they were trustworthy?
2. As a group, create a list of “Trust Tests.”
  • What things should you look for on web pages?
  • What other ways can you tell if a website is trustworthy?

Use the following list of websites for your report:

EVALUATION:

ValueComponent 
1. __ReportI visited all the sites and determined which ones were untrustworthy.
2. __Group workWe worked as a team and helped each other determine the “Trust Tests”.
3. __“Trust Tests”I helped create a fairly comprehensive list of tests that I will use in the future.
4. __Group DiscussionI shared my ideas with the rest of the class and added to my list of “Trust Tests”.
5. __Future AssignmentsIn future assignments, I will use the “Trust Tests” to determine reliable internet sources.

CONCLUSION:

Discuss the “Trust Tests” with the rest of your class. Can you add to your list?

Winter

Winter is a season.

Winter comes after autumn.  It is cold in winter.

Fun in the snow

   

Photos courtesy of http://www.snowsleds.net/snowsledssitemap.html

Signs of winter

 

Snowflake photos

Winter online coloring

Water

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