I would like you to research five interesting facts about silverback gorillas and leave your thoughts in the comment box below. Should you need a little help researching, I have listed some useful websites below. Have fun!
- National Geographic
- How It Works
- Sea World
- Endangered Species International
- Atlanta Zoo
As you know, we have joined the Global Read-a-Loud 2012 along with 126 classrooms around the world. Together we will be reading the book, The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate. Here is a video trailer of the book:
Here is the cover of the book:
In the comments section of this post, I would like you to tell me what you think of the book so far – page 1-78. If you need a little extra help, use this list to help you:
- Summarize the passage in the book we’ve read so far
- Tell me if you liked/disliked some of the characters
- Tell me how you felt listening to the book so far
- Make a prediction of where you think the story will go from here
- Read your work, or have a friend read your work, before you submit.
- Form full sentences.
- Look for words underlined in red to indicate spelling mistakes.
- Stay on topic.