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28 Feb

We began learning about Cuba last week. Today, we will continue to discuss and Cuba as well as compare it to the United States. Students will do activities related to Cuba this entire week. http://faculty.sunydutchess.edu/ghedini/powerpoint/CUBA.ppt#256,1,CUBA  

28 Feb

Ms. Zivko started helping our 3rd graders with the pollution research project today.  Remember that the project is due right after ISAT testing is over. Gracias, Señor Walter p.s. This website might be helpful: http://corrosion-doctors.org/AtmCorros/mapCA.htm  

10 Feb

After receiving several e-mails, I will allow your child to complete the project once ISAT testing is complete. The project will be due right after ISAT testing. I will send a note home with your child tomorrow. Kind regards, Senor Walter  

10 Feb

http://rainforests.mongabay.com/carbon-emissions/ http://www.allbusiness.com/government/environmental-regulations/345956-1.html http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/LASA98/Jenkins.pdf http://www.siemens.com/press/pool/de/events/corporate/2010-11-lam/Study-Latin-American-Green-City-Index.pdf  

7 Feb

k-2 will begin to discuss Latin African-American people during the month of February. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Celia_Cruz  

7 Feb

Students will begin to explore Puerto Rico. I will begin posting assignments and projects soon about Puerto Rico. Did you know that Puerto Rico has a rainforest? What is a rain forest? In the case of El Yunque in Puerto Rico it is all about being the first mountain to face the wind and catch all the rain. The El Yunque Rain Forest is a cool, mountainous, sub tropical rainforest. The Eastern side of the Luquillo Mountains, which has the El Yunque rainforest at the top elevations, gets most of the rain. . . “The true sub tropical ‘Rain forest’ occupies very little area in Puerto... 

7 Feb

3rd Grade Assignment Students will research a Spanish-speaking countries city’s pollution and compare it to that of Chicago’s pollution. This project is due on 2/14/2011. The title of this project is La Polución Afecta Nuestro Medioambiente. They will illustrate the comparisons in the form of a graph. For example, it could be in the form of a pictograph, bar graph, and/or pie chart. Furthermore, compare and contrast, i.e. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic’s pollution to Chicago’s pollution. If you have questions, please e-mail me at wlwalter@cps.edu. Students must use submit their...