Check out my blog addition.On June 5,2013, the Connecticut state senate passed a bill saying Gustave Whitehead was the first to fly in the United States. The measure still needs to be voted on before this recognition becomes Connecticut state law. Use this news story to discuss with kids the Wright Brother's first flight and any impact that the Connecticut legislature might have.
Check out my latest blog: Are you Ready for Save the Rhino Day(May 1st)? Lots of fun facts and extension activities to use with kids. Click here to read the posting: http://gailsglimmerings.blogspot.com
April 16th is Save the Elephant Day(also called World Elephant Day!).Share fun elephant facts with kids: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Elephant-Fun-Facts-1793743 Check out my web quest on the elephant: https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/ElephantsOn-SafariA-Webquest-610125
Check out my blog on how composer Joseph Bertolozzi is creating an opus, "Tower Music", using the Eiffel Tower as his instrument! Another example of Using the News for bell ringer activities. I've included fun facts and discussion questions.
Check out my blog entry: Using the News in your classroom: Flying Bicycle: Remember the scene from the 1982 movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, when Elliott with E.T in his bicycle basket take flight? Scientists in the Czech Republic have developed a flying bicycle! Discussion questions included.