Tracks of a Panda by Nick Dowson, Illustrated by Yu Rong Scripted for Readers Theater by Karen Antikajian

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Tracks of a Panda by Nick Dowson, Illustrated by Yu Rong Scripted for Readers Theater by Karen Antikajian"

Transcription

1 Tracks of a Panda by Nick Dowson, Illustrated by Yu Rong Scripted for Readers Theater by Karen Antikajian Narrator 1: Narrator 6: Narrator 2: Narrator 7: Narrator 3: Narrator 8: Narrator 4: Fact Announcer 1: Narrator 5: Fact Announcer 2: Have the Fact Announcers stand a little ways away from the narrators. The narrators should use storytelling voices while the Fact Announcers should sound more like news reporters. Have students use simple headbands to denote their parts. Narrator 1: This is a story of a Mother panda and her cub called Tracks of a Panda Narrator 2: written by Nick Dowson and illustrated by Yu Rong Narrator 3: High on a mist-wrapped mountain, cradled in a leafy nest, Narrator 4: Panda holds her newborn cub gently in her giant paw. Narrator 5: Small as a pinecone [hold up pinecone or show size with hands] Narrator 6: pink as a blob of wriggling sunset, Narrator 7: he sinks, squawking, into his mother s fur Narrator 8: until her warm milk fills his mouth. Panda cubs are born blind and almost furless. They are 900 times smaller than their mothers. Narrator 1: For days Panda stays with her cub in their hollow tree den. Narrator 2: But the need to feed herself grows stronger, Narrator 3: and one bright August morning she leaves him Narrator 4: and follows her old tracks to the patch of bamboo grass where she eats. There are many different kinds of bamboo,

2 but pandas usually choose to eat only a few kinds. Narrator 5: She rolls on her back in a soft bed of ferns and grabs a handful of bamboo. Narrator 6: Slowly her big black nose wrinkles: these leaves smell good and she is very hungry. Narrator 7: Before she goes back to cuddle and suckle her cub, Narrator 8: Panda strips ten stems bare. Pandas have very big black teeth to help them crush tough bamboo stems. Narrator 1: For seven weeks the cub s eyes stay shut. Narrator 2: He feeds and sleeps, cries and gurgles. Narrator 3: As he grows, around his ears and eyes, across his legs, and like a road of hairy ink on his back, Narrator 4: some of his fur darkens, like his mom s, into black. Narrator 5: One fall day, he crawls up Panda s chest onto her neck. Narrator 6: Something cold and wet tickles her nose, Narrator 7: and his eyes open for the first time Narrator 8: onto a world of falling snow. It takes four years for panda cubs to be as big as their mothers. Narrator 1: The cub grows fast through winter. Narrator 2: He climbs and plays on his mother, Narrator 3: but now he also takes his first steps Narrator 4: along the mountain tracks.

3 Narrator 5: But Panda has not eaten well for weeks. Narrator 6: Her bamboo patch is dying Narrator 7: Now that her cub is six months old and strong enough to travel, Narrator 8: she knows they must find a new home. Panda s black and white fur is good camouflage in winter. Narrator 1: Below her old territory, the path is steep. Narrator 2: Weak with hunger, Panda stumbles and bumps her cub into a deep drift of snow. Narrator 3: She goes to him and smells an unexpected buried meal there. Narrator 4: Snow flies as she scrapes. This deer meat is old but will give her strength. Pandas almost always eat bamboo, but they sometimes eat other things such as insects, fish, or meat. Narrator 5: After eating, Panda suckles her sleepy cub, then, thirsty, drinks from a stream. Narrator 6: A shadow slips through the trees. Closer it comes, its long tongue lolling. Narrator 7: Panda lifts her big dripping head. Narrator 8: Like knives, her long claws slash the air, and the wild dog growls and slinks away. When they need to defend their cubs, mother pandas are very fierce. Narrator 1: With danger in the forest, Panda needs a safe place to sleep: in a tree. Narrator 2: She hugs the fir s frosty trunk with both arms, and her strong claws and furry feet grip the bark. Narrator 3: Her cub clings to her shoulder as they clamber toward the clouds;

4 Narrator 4: Then he leaves her and scrambles to his own high perch. Like other bears, pandas are very good climbers. Narrator 5: When she wakes, Panda suckles her cub but still needs food for herself. Narrator 6: They move on. Narrator 7: Soon she sees a new mountain rising, Narrator 8: with bamboo on its slopes. Narrator 1: Cold water laps at her tired feet, Narrator 2: and she walks into a stream s dark pool. Narrator 3: Her paws touch bottom all the way, Narrator 4: but in the middle the cub has to swim. Narrator 5: He kicks hard with his feet, Narrator 6: and his paws turn to paddles as he pushes the water behind him. To move from place to place in the mountains, pandas need to be able to swim. Narrator 7: The new territory has plenty of food. Narrator 8: Panda won t go hungry now. Narrator 1: Her cub, too, begins to eat bamboo. Narrator 2: He grips a stem and, Narrator 3: copying his mother, Narrator 4: curls his sticky tongue around the leaves. Pandas have five fingers, plus a sixth one, more like a thumb, that helps them hold bamboo.

5 more like a thumb, that helps them hold bamboo. Narrator 5: Spring brings warm rain, Narrator 6: and juicy new shoots of bamboo poke up. Narrator 7: One day, mother and cub are feeding Narrator 8: When they hear axes ALL Ns: THUD Narrator 1: and branches ALL Ns: CRASH Narrator 1: nearby. Narrator 2: Panda stops chewing. Narrator 3: Villagers are chopping firewood. Narrator 4: If they move up the mountain, Narrator 5: she and her cub cannot stay. Narrator 6: Slowly she climbs up a deer path, her cub close behind... Mother pandas will not share territory with other pandas or people. Narrator 7: Clouds curl around their tracks as they go. Narrator 8: Their hunt for a new home is beginning again.

China The Giant Panda

China The Giant Panda China The Giant Panda China The Giant Panda Deep in a forest, a black-and-white bear sits peacefully. It chews the green leaves of a plant. The bear is alone, but there are others not too far away. Later,

More information

Statement of Purpose/Focus Conventions

Statement of Purpose/Focus Conventions 4 2 Revised & Edited: Let me tell you how polar bears survive in the arctic. First, the skin beneath their fur soaks up the heat from the sun, so it can stay warm. Second, their claws help them walk and

More information

P R I M AR Y S C H OOLS HALF YEARLY EXAMINATIONS 2015 ENGLISH. (Reading Comprehension, Language and Writing) TOTAL MARKS

P R I M AR Y S C H OOLS HALF YEARLY EXAMINATIONS 2015 ENGLISH. (Reading Comprehension, Language and Writing) TOTAL MARKS P R I M AR Y S C H OOLS HALF YEARLY EXAMINATIONS 2015 YEAR: 5 ENGLISH (Reading Comprehension, Language and Writing) Time: 1hr 15 mins Name: Class: TOTAL MARKS 60 READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING POINTS: Fill

More information

China Today The Giant Panda

China Today The Giant Panda China Today The Giant Panda China Today The Giant Panda Deep in a forest, a black-and-white bear sits peacefully. It chews the green leaves of a plant. The bear is alone, but there are others not too far

More information

Panda Explorers. By Seba!iano. D'Ambrosio. A guide to learn about pandas

Panda Explorers. By Seba!iano. D'Ambrosio. A guide to learn about pandas Panda Explorers A guide to learn about pandas By Seba!iano D'Ambrosio Table of contents Introduction 1 Where in the world 2-3 What's for dinner 4-5 Body parts 6-7 Life cycle 8-9 Conclusion 10 Glossary

More information

Pandas: Not All Black and White 506

Pandas: Not All Black and White 506 Curriculum-Based Measurement: Maze Passage: Examiner Copy Student/Classroom: Examiner: Assessment Date: Pandas: Not All Black and White 506 Sopris West Six Minute Solutions Passage "Black and white" and

More information

KNOW THE BEAR FACTS FOR KIDS

KNOW THE BEAR FACTS FOR KIDS KNOW THE BEAR FACTS FOR KIDS New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Black Bears in New Jersey Activity Guide Black bears live in New Jersey. They were here long before people were. About 100

More information

WEATHER, CLIMATE AND ADAPTATIONS OF ANIMALS TO CLIMATE

WEATHER, CLIMATE AND ADAPTATIONS OF ANIMALS TO CLIMATE 7 WEATHER, CLIMATE AND ADAPTATIONS OF ANIMALS TO CLIMATE TEXTBOOK QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Q.1. Why weather changes so frequently? Ans. All changes in the weather are caused by the sun. The movement of the

More information

A Super-Slow Moving Mammal by Guy Belleranti

A Super-Slow Moving Mammal by Guy Belleranti What super slow-moving Central and South American rainforest mammal spends almost its entire life hanging upside down from tree branches? If you said sloth, you're right! Sloths eat, sleep and even have

More information

Panda bears can't do some things that other bears do including walking on their hind legs and roaring.

Panda bears can't do some things that other bears do including walking on their hind legs and roaring. Giant Pandas Research and Lessons Hopefully, you'll be able to find answers/information for the mini-books from books you check out from the library. However, if you aren't able to get any books about

More information

Getting Started Breastfeeding Your Baby

Getting Started Breastfeeding Your Baby Getting Started Breastfeeding Your Baby Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. It is all your baby needs for the first 6 months of life. It can take time to learn how to breastfeed. Be patient.

More information

GIANT PAND P A AND S

GIANT PAND P A AND S GIANT PANDAS GIANT PANDAS Written by Kira Freed Table of Contents Meet the Giant Panda.... 4 Food and Feeding....................... 5 Giant Panda Life Cycle.... 6 Giant Panda Survival... 10 Glossary...

More information

My favourite animal is the cheetah. It lives in Africa in the savannah, It eats and gazel es. It is big and yel ow with black spots.

My favourite animal is the cheetah. It lives in Africa in the savannah, It eats and gazel es. It is big and yel ow with black spots. The crocodile is big and green. It has got a long tail, a long body and a big mouth with big teeth. It has got four short legs. The crocodile eats fish and other animals. He lives in Africa and America,

More information

Structures of animals

Structures of animals Structures of animals Name: All animals have been designed with different parts, which we call structures, that make up their bodies. Each of these structures is important as it is used to perform a specific

More information

Potty Time. Two Little Hands Productions For more great potty training resources, visit www.pottytime.com

Potty Time. Two Little Hands Productions For more great potty training resources, visit www.pottytime.com Potty Time Listen to your body When it s time to go potty Every day you re growing And all the signs are showing It s Potty time You can do it Just stick to it You re gonna get through it just fine Come

More information

0 3 Months Sensory Motor Checklist

0 3 Months Sensory Motor Checklist 0 3 Months Sensory Motor Checklist Enjoys playful face-to-face interaction with people Coos in response to playful interaction Notices and responds to sounds Moves legs and arms off of surface when excited

More information

The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears

The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest. Pretty soon, she came upon a house. She knocked and, when no one

More information

A Baby Polar Bear Grows Up

A Baby Polar Bear Grows Up A Baby Polar Bear Grows Up Polar bears live in ice and snow. A polar bear baby is a cub. A cub is born with its eyes closed. It does not have much hair. A cub drinks its mother s milk. The mother keeps

More information

Ohio s Assessment System

Ohio s Assessment System hio Department of Education Student Name: Ohio s Assessment System Grade 2 Reading Student Booklet Form A Diagnostic Measure 3rd Edition Office of Curriculum and Assessment Copyright 2012 by the Ohio Department

More information

Activities for the Young Baby

Activities for the Young Baby 31 Chapter 5 Activities for the Young Baby (Birth to 6 Months) A new baby does not usually look as though she is doing very much. She spends most of her time eating, sleeping, and resting. But even though

More information

Family Child Care Home. Instructional Unit: LAND ANIMALS

Family Child Care Home. Instructional Unit: LAND ANIMALS Family Child Care Home Instructional Unit: LAND ANIMALS Family Child Care Home Instructional Unit: LAND ANIMALS AUTHOR Dr. Janice Wood Crawford Early Literacy Faculty Fellow The Instructional Units presented

More information

reflect extinct: describes a species that has completely died out

reflect extinct: describes a species that has completely died out reflect For hundreds of millions of years, dinosaurs roamed the planet. Some weighed up to 80 tons. Some were taller than a 6-story building. Then, starting about 65 million years ago, the dinosaurs went

More information

Pandas. Giant. Giant Pandas A Reading A Z Level P Leveled Book Word Count: 618 LEVELED BOOK P.

Pandas. Giant. Giant Pandas A Reading A Z Level P Leveled Book Word Count: 618 LEVELED BOOK P. Giant Pandas A Reading A Z Level P Leveled Book Word Count: 618 LEVELED BOOK P Giant Pandas Written by Kira Freed Visit www.readinga-z.com for thousands of books and materials. www.readinga-z.com Giant

More information

SFL informs instruction and writing development in a special needs elementary classroom. María Estela Brisk Boston College

SFL informs instruction and writing development in a special needs elementary classroom. María Estela Brisk Boston College SFL informs instruction and writing development in a special needs elementary classroom María Estela Brisk Boston College brisk@bc.edu Transformation of Instruction Informed by: Systemic Functional Linguistics

More information

MACMILLAN READERS ELEMENTARY LEVEL JACK LONDON. White Fang. Retold by Rachel Bladon MACMILLAN

MACMILLAN READERS ELEMENTARY LEVEL JACK LONDON. White Fang. Retold by Rachel Bladon MACMILLAN MACMILLAN READERS ELEMENTARY LEVEL JACK LONDON White Fang Retold by Rachel Bladon MACMILLAN Contents A Note About the Author 4 A Note About This Story 5 The Places in This Story 6 A Picture Dictionary

More information

Storytelling + young learners + limited vocabulary?

Storytelling + young learners + limited vocabulary? Storytelling + young learners + limited vocabulary? Why not? Warm-up: March bunny (bunny - eek, hunter - bang, vegetarian - yea, wood God father - ohm! ) In a dark, dark wood (story 7) In a dark, dark

More information

Introduction and Pretest

Introduction and Pretest Introduction and Pretest PREPARATION It s recommended that the students complete the five proofreading lessons in the Writer s Guide before beginning this unit. The pretest in this introduction to the

More information

Relax like a cat. Relaxation for children

Relax like a cat. Relaxation for children Relax like a cat Relaxation for children If you have ever watched a cat sleeping, you will know that cats sleep like they don t have a care in the world. They curl up in a ball or stretch out flat and

More information

Answer Key Grade 3. Practice Test. Plight of the Polar Bear Giant Pandas

Answer Key Grade 3. Practice Test. Plight of the Polar Bear Giant Pandas Answer Key Grade 3 Plight of the Polar Bear Giant Pandas 1. What is the most likely reason the author included this map with the text? A Incorrect. Though it is cold near the North Pole, people use maps

More information

NICU Guide to Baby Care

NICU Guide to Baby Care SECTION 2 2.6 GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT Corrected age 1. Your baby has two birthdays! The day your baby was born and the day you expected him or her to be born. 2. Your baby s development is looked at by

More information

Spring Break Student Packet Grade 3 Reading

Spring Break Student Packet Grade 3 Reading Name: Spring Break Student Packet Grade 3 Reading Includes: Independent Reading Item Practice Review Language and Editing THE SCHOOL DISTRICT OF PALM BEACH COUNTY Department of Elementary Education INDEPENDENT

More information

Three Bears by Erin Ryan

Three Bears by Erin Ryan Three Bears by Erin Ryan Did you know that there are eight different kinds of bears found around the world? Three very different ones are polar bears, grizzly bears and Giant Pandas. Polar bears live in

More information

Be Bear Aware. in Colorado Bear Country

Be Bear Aware. in Colorado Bear Country Be Bear Aware in Colorado Bear Country If you live in the foothills and mountains of Colorado, you live in bear country! If you hike and camp in Colorado, chances are you ve visited places where bears

More information

ROOM 1 S WHAT AM I? POEMS

ROOM 1 S WHAT AM I? POEMS ROOM 1 S WHAT AM I? POEMS I have a long yellow beak. I live in the green bush with large trees and smelly chunky dirt. My body is covered in brown smooth warm fur. For breakfast, lunch and dinner I like

More information

READTHEORY Passage and Questions

READTHEORY Passage and Questions READTHEORY Passage and Questions Reading Comprehension Assessment Directions: Read the passage. Then answer the questions below. Name Date Beautiful, but Endangered Giant Panda Bears are beautiful creatures.

More information

IN A SMALL PART OF THE CITY WEST OF

IN A SMALL PART OF THE CITY WEST OF p T h e L a s t L e a f IN A SMALL PART OF THE CITY WEST OF Washington Square, the streets have gone wild. They turn in different directions. They are broken into small pieces called places. One street

More information

Cycles of life. You will be visiting the museum to see some baby animals and their parents. Here are some of their stories.

Cycles of life. You will be visiting the museum to see some baby animals and their parents. Here are some of their stories. Cycles of life Some animals die of old age, some die of disease, some are killed and eaten by other animals. But the world does not run out of animals because more are being born or hatched all the time.

More information

Many dogs love to play and to be petted. But not all dogs are friendly or want to play all the time.

Many dogs love to play and to be petted. But not all dogs are friendly or want to play all the time. Dear Parents: Many children are bitten and injured by dogs each year. Bites can result from family dogs, neighbor dogs, as well as strange dogs. These injuries often occur because children do not understand

More information

The Little Lost Lamb

The Little Lost Lamb The Little Lost Lamb Inspired by Luke 15:4-6 Written by Wendinne Buss Pictures by Marguerite Acton 2004 General Church Office of Education The Little Lost Lamb from the Office of Education s Early Childhood

More information

MARCH OF THE PENGUINS

MARCH OF THE PENGUINS MARCH OF THE PENGUINS S C I E N C E M O V I E N I G H T The Academic Support Center @ Daytona State College (Science 127 Page 1 of 33) The Academic Support Center @ Daytona State College (Science 127 Page

More information

Grade 4 (STC) - Science Interim Assessment Third Grading Period

Grade 4 (STC) - Science Interim Assessment Third Grading Period Name Date ID Grade 4 (STC) - Science Interim Assessment Third Grading Period 1. This magnifying lens is often used in a science room. Which task would it do best? comparing the value of large objects identifying

More information

How Much Do You Know About Polar Bears? Activity Type: Trivia Game (Truth or Lie) Supports Lessons Two, Three & Four Grades 4-6

How Much Do You Know About Polar Bears? Activity Type: Trivia Game (Truth or Lie) Supports Lessons Two, Three & Four Grades 4-6 How Much Do You Know About Polar Bears? Activity Type: Trivia Game (Truth or Lie) Supports Lessons Two, Three & Four Grades 4-6 Time: 30 mins Cost: $, very low Materials 4 printed polar bear pictures 4

More information

child development 0-3 months

child development 0-3 months Child Child Development 0 3 0 - Months 3 Months child development 0-3 months Coming into the world is a very big and scary adventure for babies. At first they don t know that you are there to comfort,

More information

The Amazingly Adapted Polar Bear by Guy Belleranti

The Amazingly Adapted Polar Bear by Guy Belleranti Animals have special adaptations that help them survive in their habitats. One of the most interesting is the polar bear of the Arctic. To stay warm, polar bears have two layers of fur. The hairs of the

More information

Range of Motion. A guide for you after spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program

Range of Motion. A guide for you after spinal cord injury. Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program Range of Motion A guide for you after spinal cord injury Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program This booklet has been written by the health care providers who provide care to people who have a spinal

More information

Giant Pandas. Name. Date. www.schoolexpress.com. Copyright@ 2012 Comp Ed, Inc.

Giant Pandas. Name. Date. www.schoolexpress.com. Copyright@ 2012 Comp Ed, Inc. Name Date Copyright@ 2012 Comp Ed, Inc. www.schoolexpress.com There are two kinds of panda bears, the giant panda and the lesser or red panda. They do not look alike. This Unit is about the giant panda.

More information

Breastfeeding. Pam Price, IBCLC Coastal Pediatric Associates When Latching

Breastfeeding. Pam Price, IBCLC Coastal Pediatric Associates When Latching When Latching Bring baby's bottom into your body with the underside (the side of your baby finger) of your forearm, keeping his tummy, and chest snuggled close to you. Align infant s nose to mom s nipple.

More information

If baby was born 3 or more weeks prematurely, # of weeks premature: Last name: State/ Province: Home telephone number:

If baby was born 3 or more weeks prematurely, # of weeks premature: Last name: State/ Province: Home telephone number: Ages & Stages Questionnaires 4 3 months 0 days through 4 months 30 days Month Questionnaire Please provide the following information. Use black or blue ink only and print legibly when completing this form.

More information

Children and Safety Around Dogs. Lets talk about safety when you are playing around dogs.

Children and Safety Around Dogs. Lets talk about safety when you are playing around dogs. Children and Safety Around Dogs Lets talk about safety when you are playing around dogs. Let s talk about safety when you are playing around dogs. What does your dog like to do with you? Who owns a dog?

More information

Animal World Classroom Activity

Animal World Classroom Activity Animal World Classroom Activity The Classroom Activity introduces students to the context of a performance task, so they are not disadvantaged in demonstrating the skills the task intends to assess. Contextual

More information

My Dog Is My Best Friend!

My Dog Is My Best Friend! My Dog Is My Best Friend! Activity Book I love my dog very much and my dog knows it! I often let me dog play with other friendly dogs! My dog has plenty of toys to play with when I cannot play with him!

More information

Developmental Milestones

Developmental Milestones Developmental Milestones Month 1 Lies flexed, like they would in the womb Baby may barely lift head or move head from side to side while lying on stomach Makes jerky, uncontrolled arm and leg movements

More information

A. Dentist s office B. Eye Doctor s office C. Doctor s office

A. Dentist s office B. Eye Doctor s office C. Doctor s office Alex hurt his leg. He and his mom went into an office. There were chairs around the walls. There were things to read on the table. Where were Alex and his Mom? A. Dentist s office B. Eye Doctor s office

More information

Songs & Rhymes. Monroe Public Library monroepubliclibrary.org (608) 328-7010

Songs & Rhymes. Monroe Public Library monroepubliclibrary.org (608) 328-7010 Row, row, row your boat Gently down the stream. Merrily, merrily, merrily, merrily, Life is but a dream Twinkle, twinkle, little star, How I wonder what you are. Up above the world so high. Like a diamond

More information

If baby was born 3 or more weeks prematurely, # of weeks premature: Last name: State/ Province: Home telephone number:

If baby was born 3 or more weeks prematurely, # of weeks premature: Last name: State/ Province: Home telephone number: Ages & Stages Questionnaires 2 1 month 0 days through 2 months 30 days Month Questionnaire Please provide the following information. Use black or blue ink only and print legibly when completing this form.

More information

Activity Pack We re Going on a Bear Hunt

Activity Pack We re Going on a Bear Hunt World-class theatre for children Activity Pack We re Going on a Bear Hunt We re all going on a Bear Hunt Read the song in Appendix A Beat out the rhythm together. Can you come up with another rhythm? Can

More information

AGES & STAGES - NEWBORN TO ONE YEAR

AGES & STAGES - NEWBORN TO ONE YEAR AGES & STAGES - NEWBORN TO ONE YEAR Lesia Oesterreich, M.S. Family Life Extension Specialist Human Development and Family Studies Iowa State University Copyright/Access Information Throughout the first

More information

A Baby Polar Bear Grows Up

A Baby Polar Bear Grows Up A Baby Polar Bear Grows Up Polar bears live in ice and snow. A polar bear baby is a cub. A cub is born with its eyes closed. It does not have much hair. A cub drinks its mother s milk. The mother keeps

More information

INSTRUCTIONS COVER B LEFT C LEFT LEFT RIGHT RIGHT E LEFT LEFT

INSTRUCTIONS COVER B LEFT C LEFT LEFT RIGHT RIGHT E LEFT LEFT C LEFT LEFT RIGHT INSTRUCTIONS COVER Book Follow these steps to construct your Polar Bear Minibook. 1. Print this file. 2. Cut along the dotted lines around the pages. Do not cut out the shape on the cover.

More information

Parts of the body. Activity. OBJECTIVE to know that there are different external parts of the human body. Bodies have parts. Name your body parts.

Parts of the body. Activity. OBJECTIVE to know that there are different external parts of the human body. Bodies have parts. Name your body parts. Parts of the body OBJECTIVE to know that there are different external parts of the human body Bodies have parts. 1 2 1 2 3 3 7 4 4 6 6 5 5 Name your body parts. Name these body parts. 1 2 3 4 5 2 3 1 Play

More information

Infant Development: The First Year of Life

Infant Development: The First Year of Life Infant Development: The First Year of Life Your child's first few years are critical in the development of his or her temperament, learning style and pattern of growth. You are your child's first and most

More information

English Language Arts Book 1

English Language Arts Book 1 English Language Arts Grade 3 Sample Test 2005 Name TIPS FOR TAKING THE SAMPLE TEST Here are some suggestions to help you do your best: Be sure to read carefully all the directions in the test book. Plan

More information

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Mother Goose Rhyme Time Mother Goose Rhyme Time is a special program for children 12-24 months and a caregiver held on Tuesday mornings at 10:15 a.m. at Blue Valley Neighborhood Library. This is time to introduce children to

More information

Are Pandas Endangered? And other Facts on the Panda. By Catherine

Are Pandas Endangered? And other Facts on the Panda. By Catherine Are Pandas Endangered? And other Facts on the Panda. By Catherine Photo by Jay Flickr Creative Commons 1 Table of Contents Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter

More information

The life of a Panda Javonna luper. How do they live there cute life

The life of a Panda Javonna luper. How do they live there cute life The life of a Panda Javonna luper How do they live there cute life The life of a Panda Javonna luper Introduction Image Source: kidrex This is a panda eating bamboo. I'm going to tell you about Pandas.

More information

leaf and it hatches into a hungry caterpillar. Caterpillars look spiky and I remember seeing a black

leaf and it hatches into a hungry caterpillar. Caterpillars look spiky and I remember seeing a black So, it s like this. Once there was an egg, and it was on a leaf. It comes from a buttefly and it puts it on a leaf and it hatches into a hungry caterpillar. Caterpillars look spiky and I remember seeing

More information

SECTION 1. Animals of the Tundra

SECTION 1. Animals of the Tundra SECTION 1 ANIMALS IN COLD HABITATS In this section you will learn about animals in cold habitats. Do you have a globe? Find the North Pole and the South Pole. The animals in Lesson 2 live near the North

More information

Purpose: To develop physical and motor skills and promote health and well-being

Purpose: To develop physical and motor skills and promote health and well-being Purpose: To develop physical and motor skills and promote health and well-being The physical and motor development domain includes the physical and motor skills and abilities that emerge during the infant

More information

Skill - Reading Comprehension. My Pets. High interest stories about having pets and taking care of them. SUMMARY:

Skill - Reading Comprehension. My Pets. High interest stories about having pets and taking care of them. SUMMARY: My Pets High interest stories about having pets and taking care of them. SUMMARY: In each of these stories, you will find notes about taking care of an animal. Each story is structured very similarly to

More information

Giant Panda Teacher Packet

Giant Panda Teacher Packet Giant Panda Teacher Packet Written by April Fitzgerald Ashley Hardin Amber Hoehn Edited and Reviewed by Kerry Carlin Morgan, PhD Alice McCaleb 2 July 2003 Dear Teacher, The Memphis Zoo would like you to

More information

Fry Instant Phrases. Give them to me. Then we will go.

Fry Instant Phrases. Give them to me. Then we will go. Fry Instant Phrases The words in these phrases come from Dr. Edward Fry s Instant Word List (High Frequency Words). According to Fry, the first 300 words in the list represent about 67% of all the words

More information

BigTrunks. Tiny Tales. For Animal Lovers Aged 5-7

BigTrunks. Tiny Tales. For Animal Lovers Aged 5-7 BigTrunks Tiny Tales For Animal Lovers Aged 5-7 Big HOW TO Trunks TEACH WITH TINY TALES Teaching Guide Print out or display the stories on an interactive whiteboard and bookmark them on computers for use

More information

ExplorerMARCH Lone Wolf? 2. Earthquakes. Cool Clouds 16 NGEXPLORER.CENGAGE.COM PASSWORD: EXPLORER

ExplorerMARCH Lone Wolf? 2. Earthquakes. Cool Clouds 16 NGEXPLORER.CENGAGE.COM PASSWORD: EXPLORER ExplorerMARCH 2015 NGEXPLORER.CENGAGE.COM PASSWORD: EXPLORER Adventure Lone Wolf? 2 Earthquakes 10 Cool Clouds 16 Life Science Comprehension Strategy: XXXXX xxxxxx xxxxxxx By Brenna Maloney Lone Wolf?

More information

If baby was born 3 or more weeks prematurely, # of weeks premature: Last name: State/ Province: Home telephone number:

If baby was born 3 or more weeks prematurely, # of weeks premature: Last name: State/ Province: Home telephone number: Ages & Stages Questionnaires 6 5 months 0 days through 6 months 30 days Month Questionnaire Please provide the following information. Use black or blue ink only and print legibly when completing this form.

More information

Week 7. Equipment. None required. Session 19. Total lengths = 48 lengths. Total distance = 1,200m

Week 7. Equipment. None required. Session 19. Total lengths = 48 lengths. Total distance = 1,200m Equipment None required Session 19 Total lengths = 48 lengths Total distance = 1,200m Warm up 200m FC (concentrating on push and glide at the start of each length) Main set 1. 100m FC X 4 (pace yourself

More information

Fry Phrases Set 1. TeacherHelpForParents.com help for all areas of your child s education

Fry Phrases Set 1. TeacherHelpForParents.com help for all areas of your child s education Set 1 The people Write it down By the water Who will make it? You and I What will they do? He called me. We had their dog. What did they say? When would you go? No way A number of people One or two How

More information

UWI The Online Guide to the Animals of Trinidad and Tobago Behaviour. Fig. 1. Tayra, Eira barbara.

UWI The Online Guide to the Animals of Trinidad and Tobago Behaviour. Fig. 1. Tayra, Eira barbara. Eira barbara (Tayra) Family: Mustelidae (Otters and Weasels) Order: Carnivora (Carnivores) Class: Mammalia (Mammals) Fig. 1. Tayra, Eira barbara. [http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabrice-schmitt/3139946364/

More information

CARIBOU. Type: Mammal. Weight: kg. Height: cm

CARIBOU. Type: Mammal. Weight: kg. Height: cm ANIMALS CARIBOU Weight: 109 318kg Height: 120 150cm Diet: Caribou`s majorly eat ground and tree lichens. They also eat shrubs, grasses and willows. It takes 80 to 150 years for a forest to grow enough

More information

Activity 1 Exploring Animal Diets and Sizes

Activity 1 Exploring Animal Diets and Sizes Activity 1 Exploring Animal Diets and Sizes Objective & Overview: Using measurement and books, students will gain a better understanding of animal size, diversity, and diet through the fun study of wildlife.

More information

English Language Arts Book 3

English Language Arts Book 3 English Language Arts Grade 4 Sample Test 2005 Name TIPS FOR TAKING THE SAMPLE TEST Here are some suggestions to help you do your best: Be sure to read carefully all the directions in the test book. Plan

More information

You ab. Making Breastfeeding a Success. TexasHealth.org

You ab. Making Breastfeeding a Success. TexasHealth.org You ab Making Breastfeeding a Success Breastfeed your baby in the hour after delivery. Most babies are more alert soon after delivery. Research demonstrates the importance of breastfeeding and skin-to-skin

More information

General Care of Bottle Baby/Nursing Kittens

General Care of Bottle Baby/Nursing Kittens General Care of Bottle Baby/Nursing Kittens Normal Appearance: - The kittens should be bright, alert, and responsive when awake. Newborn kittens will sleep most the time, waking only to eat. They will

More information

MELT Mini Map For Motorcyclists

MELT Mini Map For Motorcyclists MELT Mini Map For Motorcyclists The MELT Self-Treatment Tools needed for this monthʼs Mini Map can be found online at store.meltmethod.com. Depending on which tools you have on hand, you can start with

More information

EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS 1

EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS 1 EXERCISE INSTRUCTIONS 1 Contents ANKLE TOUCHES... 4 BACK EXTENSIONS... 4 BACK REVERSE FLYES... 4 BALL ROLL... 4 BASKETBALL SQUATS... 4 BEAR CRAWL... 4 BICEP CURL (Resistance Band)... 4 BOXING JABS... 5

More information

Armadillo. Armadillo babies come in fours. All are girls or all are boys. They nurse five months and then they say, What else is there to eat today?

Armadillo. Armadillo babies come in fours. All are girls or all are boys. They nurse five months and then they say, What else is there to eat today? Bat Armadillo Panther Baby bats nurse for two months and then fly, chasing mosquitoes across the night sky. Armadillo babies come in fours. All are girls or all are boys. They nurse five months and then

More information

American Beech. Shelter: Beech trees live in shady to sunny places. Food: They make their food from sunlight. This process is called photosynthesis.

American Beech. Shelter: Beech trees live in shady to sunny places. Food: They make their food from sunlight. This process is called photosynthesis. American Beech Shelter: Beech trees live in shady to sunny places. Food: They make their food from sunlight. This process is called photosynthesis. Size: 18 24 meters (60 80 feet) tall Kind of Organism:

More information

Fry Instant Word List

Fry Instant Word List First 100 Instant Words the had out than of by many first and words then water a but them been to not these called in what so who is all some oil you were her sit that we would now it when make find he

More information

Off to the best start. Important information about feeding your baby

Off to the best start. Important information about feeding your baby Off to the best start Important information about feeding your baby mum s milk the best start for your baby What happens in your baby s first years has a big effect on how healthy he or she will be in

More information

The Boy Who Cried Wolf An Urdu Story By Kausar Ali

The Boy Who Cried Wolf An Urdu Story By Kausar Ali 1 The Boy Who Cried Wolf An Urdu Story By Kausar Ali Once upon a time, there was a shepherd boy named Asif who lived in a village in one of the many beautiful valleys in Northern Pakistan. Asif s village

More information

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. A Guide for Families

Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. A Guide for Families Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome A Guide for Families Contents What is Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS)?...................... 4 When will my baby show signs of NAS?..................................................

More information

Cub Scout Den Meeting Outline

Cub Scout Den Meeting Outline Cub Scout Den Meeting Outline Month: January Week: 1 Point of the Scout Law: Trustworthy Before the Meeting Gathering Opening Activities/Project Game/Song Business items/take home Closing After the meeting

More information

Common Concerns About Breastfeeding

Common Concerns About Breastfeeding Patient Education Page 51 Caring for Yourself and Your New Baby Common Concerns About Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is healthy and natural. So are the questions and concerns that come with it. Whether you

More information

Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words

Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words Fry Instant Words High Frequency Words The Fry list of 600 words are the most frequently used words for reading and writing. The words are listed in rank order. First Hundred Group 1 Group 2 Group 3 Group

More information

The Speechworks: vocal exercises to help with good communication

The Speechworks: vocal exercises to help with good communication The Speechworks: vocal exercises to help with good communication Physical check list and exercise review Body position for all vocal exercises Feet parallel - shoulder width apart Legs straight without

More information

6 RELAXATION SESSIONS FOR CHILDREN

6 RELAXATION SESSIONS FOR CHILDREN 6 RELAXATION SESSIONS FOR CHILDREN CONTENT OF SESSIONS 1. Establishing a Routine. 2. Body Harmony. 3. Finding Our Own Space. 4. Muscle Knowledge. 5. Breathing Exercises. 6. Guided Imagery. Adapted from

More information

Water from the Air: Cloud Forests

Water from the Air: Cloud Forests Water from the Air: Cloud Forests Alden Wicker Water from the Air: Cloud Forests In the Americas, Asia, and Africa, there s a special kind of forest. It s rare, beautiful, and incredibly important to the

More information

Babies From Birth to 12 Months:

Babies From Birth to 12 Months: Babies From Birth to 12 Months: Becoming Aware of the World Around Them 2004, ZERO TO THREE. All rights reserved. Contact ZERO TO THREE for all uses: www.zerotothree.org Key Ideas Look for toys and games

More information

Is That Mammal a Carnivore, Herbivore or Omnivore?

Is That Mammal a Carnivore, Herbivore or Omnivore? Name: Is That Mammal a Carnivore, by Guy Belleranti A mammal can be a carnivore (meat eater), herbivore (plant eater) or omnivore (meat and plant eater). By looking at the teeth, eye position and feet

More information

Daniela: Natalia: Camila: Emiliano: Carlos: Valeria - Carlos: Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear

Daniela: Natalia: Camila: Emiliano: Carlos: Valeria - Carlos: Polar Bear, Polar Bear What Do You Hear Children in K6 took an interest in animals, especially those in zoos. We began exploring different animals, making sketches, reading books and creating animals out of clay for our own model zoo in the

More information

Class 4 Poetry 2008. Forever. Killer Lightning!! Lightning is dangerous so Keep Away!! By Gregory

Class 4 Poetry 2008. Forever. Killer Lightning!! Lightning is dangerous so Keep Away!! By Gregory Class 4 Poetry 2008 Forever I went through A golden gate, A silver gate, A mother of pearl gate. Until I found a path, I followed it to I do not know where, But I ve followed it there, Through tangled

More information