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PK- 6th grade projects!
FALL LEAF EXCHANGE
Our class took part in a fall leaf exchange with other kindergarten classes and friends across the Unites States. Our leaf exchange integrated science, geography, literacy, and computers in a fun way. We displayed our leaves and letters on the U.S map.
Below are photos from the project:
Mrs. Pohlmeyer's Kindergarten Class
Bay City, Texas
Here are the oak and plum leaves we sent Mrs.
Pohlmeyer's Kindergarteners in Bay City, Texas.
We also sent Mrs. Pohlmeyer's class a state map
with photos of famous NJ landmarks.
Mrs. Pohlmeyer's class sent us many beautiful leaves, including one from a pecan tree, the Texas
Mrs. Pohlmeyer's class sent us Texas maps
containing interesting facts about the state
Our favorite part of the package from Mrs.
Pohlmeyer's class was a leaf puzzle we had
to unscramble to form a sentence. Can you
guess what the leaves say?
After putting our heads together, we solved the puzzle! Here's the answer.
This is how we get beautiful fall leaves on the Gulf Coast of Texas.
Ms. Tannehill's Kindergarten
La Grande, Oregon
Here are the letter, map, and leaves we sent Ms. Tannehill's class. We also sent a class photo.
Here is the letter and postcards Ms. Tannehill's kindergarteners sent us.
Her class sent a "trick" along with their beautiful fall leaves. Can you spot it? Hmmm...
It's a feather on the top left side!
They also sent us chestnuts and acorns.
Miss Bonney's Kindergarten
Cayuga, New York
Miss Bonney's Kindergarteners mailed us leaves
they collected on their school playground along
with their giant letter.
Mr. Greg sent us unusual leaves from California, including sycamore, pepper, olive, and our favorite, eucalyptus, which we loved smelling!
Our friend, Bobby, sent us leaves and postcards from Vermont. Bobby wrote us about how Vermont is known for its maple syrup, dairy farms, and ski resorts. He also sent a photo of sap being collected from maple trees to make maple syrup.
We counted how many Oreo cookies we could stack before they tumbled! Our class average was 10 cookies. We compared our results with other classroom’s results around the world. The average for all the classes was 18 cookies. It can be found at www.technospud.com.
Our class, along with hundreds of other classes across the
United States, participated in the Dear Soldier Project and wrote cards to troops stationed around the world. One of the places we sent letters to was the 143D Transportation Command that is in charge of all transportation across U.S. Iraq and .They sent us back a thank-you letter and mini notepads with the U.S army emblem on them. Kuwait
Flag clip art provided by Founding Fathers. info.
Great States of
We participated in an internet project hosted by Kelly Lynch involving classrooms across the
Each participating class adds their state flag and information about their state on to their classroom website to be shared with other classes. The project U.S.A.
is a fun way to learn about the United States as well as other classrooms across our country.
Here is our information about our state of
N.J was the 3rd state to become part of the U.S.A on
December 18, 1787. The state name originated from James, Duke of York, who was given NJ by his brother, King Charles II of England.
State Capital: Trenton
Major Industries: farming,chemicals, pharmaceuticals, petrolem based products,insurance,tourism
The NJ state flag displays the state’s official colors,
Jersey blue on a buff background. George Washington picked these colors in 1779, while he was headquartered in NJ during the Revolutionary War. These were the military colors used by NJ troops.
The state seal in the center of the flag displays a horse’s head. A helmet is below it to symbolize that NJ governs itself. Below that is a shield with 3 plows on it to symbolize how NJ is the “
”. Garden State is the goddess on the left. Ceres, goddess of agriculture, is on the right. Liberty
State Tree: Red Oak
State Flower: purple violet
State fruit: blueberry
State Animal: horse
State Bird: Eastern Goldfinch