Friday, January 16, 2015

Responding to Internet Articles

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The kids learned how to find a website, login, read, watch and respond!



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Video Of The Week - Giant Panda Cub Bao Bao's First Encounter With Snow

By Meera Dolasia on January 12, 2015
CCSS Grades: K-3 Grades: 3-8 Word Search
While frolicking in soft snow never gets old, it is always super special the first time around. On January, 6th, 2015, America's favorite giant panda, Bao Bao, that resides at Smithsonian's National Zoological Park in Washington D.C., experienced the white fluff for the first time and like any other toddler, could not get enough.
According to zoo officials, the 16-month-old spent much of the morning tumblingdown the hill in her outdoor enclosure, climbing trees and rolling over her mother Mei Xiang, who was keeping a watchful eye on the excited youngster.
Bao Bao who recently celebrated her first birthday with an impressive party, is the offspring of Mei Xiang and Tian Tian - giant pandas on loan from China as part of theconservation effort to revive the dwindling population of the beautiful animals. Bao Bao is expected to remain at the National Zoo until the age of five, after which she will head to the special giant panda breeding program at the Wolong Nature Reserve in China's Sichuan Province.
Resources: Smithsonianscience.org
Article Comprehension:
  1. What did Bao Bao experience for the first time on January 6th? What was her reaction?
  2. Who are Bao Bao's parents? What will happen to Bao Bao when she turns five?

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