Which sports do you play: Soccer, Baseball, Volleyball … or perhaps Cheese Rolling? You probably didn’t recognize that last one. Believe it or not, Cheese Rolling is an actual sport, where a round of cheese is sent down a very steep hill and people chase after it. The first person over the finish line at… Read more Unusual Sports
Do you want to learn facts about Pandas and maybe even how to save them from extinction? If you read my article, I will tell you all about what they eat, where they live and even tell you the reasons why they are going extinct! This is all in my article so go ahead and… Read more Pandas
By Danica The reason I chose the history of Taekwondo is because I do it and it’s seems like it will be a fun topic to learn about. Taekwondo is a Korean sport. It teaches you self defense. For example if a stranger tries to kidnap you, you can use self defense to get away.… Read more The History of Taekwondo
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By Jake Did you know that one of San Diego’s MOST famous “celebrities” had four legs and a tail?! I had no idea that San Diego even had a town dog until my Grandma and my Mom told me about “Bum the Dog”! When I heard that San Diego had a famous town dog, I… Read more Bum the Dog: San Diego’s Famous Town Dog
AmberBrooke. via Compfight Did you know that about 100,000 African elephants are killed in just 3 years by ivory-seeking poachers? If the poachers keep hunting and killing the elephants just for their ivory tusks, the number will go down and the African elephants will be endangered of becoming extinct. The reason the poachers are killing… Read more Endangered Elephants!
Eric.Ray via Compfight by Allie Did you know that basset hounds have long floppy ears help them smell better? Or that poodle means puddle in french? First that poodles love water and in french poodle means “puddle.” And dogs whiskers are much like our fingers. Basset hounds have the longest ears and their ears fan… Read more Dogs and Other Cool Facts
Ingrid Taylar via Compfight Littering is damaging the environment. The problem with littering is that it’s poisoning the environment. Garbage is making its way into rivers and oceans, which is hurting animals like sea life birds and more. It seems like trash is thrown everywhere but a trashcan! Do you know how big the problem… Read more Littering should be stopped
On Monday we get a holiday from school to celebrate the great Martin Luther King Jr. Isn’t it cool that we can change things like Dr. King. What’s your plan to change things?
We love Kid President! He says some pretty amazing, touching, and powerful things. For example, “We can make everyday better for each other.” There are some terrible things going on in the world and it makes us wonder if we all just did one little nice thing for someone, then maybe our world would be… Read more Kid President , We All Need A Pep Talk
By Bradley gail via Compfight Did you know that 56% of kids ages 8-12 have cell phones? Well it’s true. A lot of kids over 8 have cell phones and I think that should not happen. Kids are spending too much time on phones. Phones are unhealthy for kids and it keeps you from from… Read more Kids Should Not Have Cell Phones
We are so pleased to announce that we are nominated for an Edublogs Award for 2015. We are a finalist in the category Best Class Blog! If you’d like to support us with a vote, click here. First, find Mrs. McKelvey is the Class Blogs drop down menu and “select” it. Next, scroll down the… Read more Edublogs Awards: We’re a finalist
Bernard DUPONT via Compfight Have you ever wondered if elephants have emotions like humans do? Scientists say that they have many of the same emotions that human have. They can feel sadness, joy, love, jealousy, fury, grief, compassion and distress. And when one elephant is scared by something another elephant would calm it by touching… Read more Do elephants have emotions?
Curtis Perry via Compfight Vending machines have come a very long way since the British inventor Percival Everitt invented coin contraction now called a vending machine. That was in 1833 and look how far the vending machine has come. I bet you love vending machines when you are on the go and get chocolate. Now… Read more Vending machines are moving up
In the book Hope is a Ferris Wheel by Robin Herrera, there isn’t that much hope for 10 year old star Mackie. Star Mackie had to move because of a zombie killing story that star her sister, Winter, wrote. It might’ve included her classmate’s names. Then she might’ve got expelled. Star Mackie is just trying… Read more Hope is a Ferris Wheel, a Book Talk
How can you make the world a better place? With little acts of kindness. Friday, November 13th is World Kindness Day. We plan to celebrate this special day being a lot kinder to everyone around us, like maybe opening a door for someone, picking up litter, letting someone go in front of us in line,… Read more World Kindness Day
We just love Kid President’s latest video. He says, “Life is like a comic strip. Some people do the same boring thing everyday, but some people fill their black and white boxes with awesomeness! How do you add life to the empty sheet of paper?” Let’s start a conversation as we honor “Yesvember”…maybe some of the… Read more Kid President, Peanuts: Life is a Comic Strip
TPorter2006 via Compfight Week 4’s challenge is Celebrating Creatively. How do you celebrate holidays, like Halloween and Thanksgiving? Click on over and read Miss W.’s post and then do either activity 2 (a poem) or activity 3 (how you celebrate Halloween). I know that Halloween is a huge holiday in the United States but in… Read more Celebrating Creatively
Sparky via Compfight So, we’re a little behind with our Edublogs Challenge work. Week 3’s work is all about images and how to use them correctly in your blog posts. You can’t just use any image you want off the Internet. There are rules for you to follow. This is super important stuff so be… Read more Using Images
woodleywonderworks via Compfight It’s time to start commenting on other class blogs around the world. Check out Edublogs Week 2’s challenge, Let’s Comment posted by Miss W. It’s all about making quality comments. We’ve talked about this in class and so it’s a good time to review what a great comment looks like. Watch the video on… Read more Let’s comment