January 2010: Answers
"How Many Animals?"
1) penguins; 2) seals; 3) 8; 4) 12
Brain Builder: penguins.
"Reading Checkpoint: What's New at the White House?"
1) The White House is in Washington, D.C.; 2) The White House is the house in which the President lives and works; 3) Answers will vary; 4) Answers will vary.
"The 5 W’s of Dr. King’s Dream"
Who?: This issue is about Dr. King.
What?: Dr. King gave a famous speech.
Where?: Dr. King gave a speech in the city of Washington, D.C.
When? Dr. King gave a speech on August 28, 1963.
Why? Dr. King gave the speech because he wanted to change unfair rules.
Answers will be drawn on map.
"Reading Checkpoint: Big Winter News"
1) "Headline" means the title of an article; 2) You might see ice castles, ice slides, ice mazes, and an ice hotel at the ice festival in China; 3) Avalanche dogs find people who get caught under the snow in an avalanche; 4) You might use skis or tree branches to make eyelashes on a giant snowman.