Happy Wednesday! Based upon yesterday's Question of the Day, the majority of first graders in 104 would rather be penguins than chickens. Look back at the comments in yesterday's blog to read the reasons your friends gave for making their choices!
Let's use lots of contractions when we write or speak today. It won't be that hard. You've been given a great list of words. Don't be hesitant. You're ready for this! (How'd I do?)
The chick embryo's feathers become visible on Day 9 of incubation. Do you see them in the picture below? I think the embryo is really beginning to look like a bird now!
We are going to have a fabulous day!
Question of the Day Would you like to travel to faraway places like Miss Rumphius? Why or why not? Comment below!
- Tell someone a joke. Here's another penguin one!
Q: Who is the penguin's favorite relative?
A: Aunt Arctica
- Watch two short penguin videos from the Shedd Aquarium. Click here to see the Shedd penguins build nests and here to see how the scientists at Shedd saves endangered penguin chicks.
- Take a virtual field trip to Northwest Trek Wildilfe Park near Tacoma, Washington. Participate in a program to discover what animals live in ponds. We'll see some of the smallest inhabitants up close using a microscope and learn how to find pond critters in our own neighborhoods! This live Streamable Learning event Take a Peek in a Pond starts at 11:10.