Are We There Yet?

This week we read Dan Santat’s newest book  Are We There Yet?  We also reviewed several  of his other books that we had already read – Adventures of Beekle (Caldecott Medal Winner) and Carnivores (Buckeye Award Nominee).

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We then did a mapping activity. We started with a map of our state with some major cities, added the interstate highways which connect these cities and used an atlas to locate  and label them .  We then added several attractions so that we could plan our own road trip.

Additional Resources

Blank Map –  Ohio map

Road Map –  Ohio Road map

Ohio Attractions
Hocking Hills  State Park (Logan)
Ohio Caverns (West Liberty)
Ohio Amish Country (Millersburg)
Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton)
Put-in-Bay (Sandusky)
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (Cleveland)
The Wilds (Cumberland)

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Economics – Literature Connections

This week we read some of the books shown below  and discussed economic concepts using the posters from Econoposters.

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Additional Activities:

Featured Books – Economics , see on Pinterest 

Word Search – Economic Terms

Computer Game – Goods and Services

 

Feeling Groovy for Books

The past two weeks we have been busy with our spring book fair.

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Decorations – Art Teacher with help from students