— Newspaper Activity —
1. In the final chapter, the kids decide to create a newspaper to help inform others about the whooping cranes and to move people to act on their behalf. With other students, create a classroom newspaper. For help, contact your newspaper's Newspaper in Education office. (Sunshine State Standard SS.C.2.2)
2. At the end of this story, Katie and the kids are a team determined to help local, endangered wildlife. From your newspaper clip stories that show teamwork in action. Write about a time when you worked with a team to accomplish a goal. Send your story to email@example.com for possible publication on the Web. (Sunshine State Standard SS.C.2.2)
— Links —
· Things Kids Can Do to Save Wildlife and Habitats!
· Florida Wildlife Care Center, Inc.
— In the News —
Woodruff refuge officials need ideas
Hikers, anglers, hunters and anyone who uses Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge or lives nearby can weigh in tonight on just what they'd like to see happen there in the future.
America's National Parks: Paradise in Peril?
The United States has a rich legacy in its national parks. From pristine forests and waters, to endangered habitats, to archaeological sites, The National Parks System protects our designated parks for many reasons.
Water: Will It Last?
Almost all of the water we use is drawn from aquifers (underground areas of sand or porous rock, where water from rainfall and other sources is stored naturally). Lack of rainfall causes aquifer levels to drop, creating water shortages.
Now is your chance to ask Marian Tomblin, the author of Endangered!, questions about: the story, the writing process, her other projects and interest, etc. Before you do, click here to see what others have asked and how she answered their questions. Just click here and ask away. Check back often for her answers here.