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Mrs. Kennedy's Third Grade Class
Postcard #1 - ILLINOIS - Ms. Draffkorn's Class
We learned that Ms. Draffkorn's class enjoys celebrating "Milk Days" with a parade, a carnival, and a milk-chugging contest. We wish their school a Happy 95th Birthday!
Question #1: When is Milk Days celebrated?
Question #2: Does the cow in the picture have a name?
Hello from Ms. Draffkorn's class!
Thank you for your questions. Here are our answers. :)
1. Milk Days is celebrated in the beginning of June. It lasts for three days. Our favorite parts are the parade and the fair.
2. The cow in the picture does have a name. Her name is Harmilda. Harmilda stands for Harvard Milk Days. Har = Harvard, Mil = Milk, Da = Days.
Thank you for your alligator postcard! We all loved it. :)
Postcard #2 - MONTANA - Mrs. Dews' Class
We learned that Montana's Yogo sapphire is included in the Crown Jewels, Montana has more different species of mammals than any other state, and Montana is called "Big Sky Country."
Question #1: What grade level is your class?
Question #2: Is your school in a big city, urban area, or rural area?
Postcard #3 - NEW JERSEY - Ms. Minosse's Class
We learned that Ms. Minosse teaches a small kindergarten class in Southern New Jersey. We learned that her class enjoys art and creating their own books especially about "Angry Birds."
Question #1: Do you use a website to create your books?
Question #2: What do you do for fun outside of school?
Postcard #4 - CALIFORNIA - Mrs. Peterson's Class
We learned that California is the 31st state that entered the union. California has four regions: the valleys, mountain, desert, and coast. We learned that the city was named Walnut due to the large amount of walnut trees located there.
Question #1: Are there still a lot of walnut trees in your city?
Question #2: What is the main industry of your area?
Postcard #5 - KANSAS - Mrs. Mathes' Class
We learned that the state bird for Kansas is the meadowlark and the state flower is the sunflower. we also learned that the capital of Kansas is Topeka.
Question #1: Does your class like sunflower seeds?
Question #2: What is the Discovery Center?
Postcard #6 - PENNSYLVANIA #1 - Mrs. Scott's Class
We learned that Mrs. Scott's class in located in the Allegheny National Forest and that black bear are very common in her area. We also learned that there is a factory in her town that make Wooly Willy but we do not know what that is, so we are going to ask her. They have special days for celebrating the Wooly Willy called Wooly Willy Days.
Question #1: What is a Wooly Willy?
Question #2: What do you do at Wooly Willy Days?
Postcard #7 - PENNSYLVANIA #2 - Mrs. Reichard's Class
We learned that her school is in Myerstown which is about 2 hours outside of Philadelphia and that she teaches a fifth grade class. We learned that Pennsylvania is famous for many people and things, such as being the home of Betsy Ross, the Liberty Bell, and the Declaration of Independence. We also learned that PA is the home of eight sports teams. Our favorite thing that makes Pennsylvania famous is Hershey's Chocolate!!! We especially liked that they created their own postcards out of index cards.
Question #1: Has your class been on a field trip to see the Liberty Bell?
Question #2: Has your class seen a copy of the Declaration of Independence?
Postcard #8 - HAWAII - Ms. Okita's Class
We learned that Ms. Okita's 2nd grade class is from Kulihi on the island of Oahu and that it is seven miles from Waikiki Beach. We learned that her school, Fern Elementary, is named after the first mayor of Honolulu. We would love to go on a filed trip and visit your school!!
Question #1: Are there many students in your class that have visited the Continental United States?
Question #2: Do any of your students take surfing lessons?
Postcard #9 - GEORGIA - Mrs. Lazenby's Class
We learned that Mrs. Lazenby's class has a lot in common with our class. We both are studying rocks, government, and geometry this year. We both say y'all meaning "you all" (please put the apostrophe where the "ou" has been taken out) and we like sweet tea. The most important commonality is that we are both third grade classes. We learned that her school is located in Augusta, GA home of the Masters Golf Tournament and Fort Gordon Army Base.
We think we are different in the following ways: we love to tailgates and cheer for our LSU Tigers (#!), we love to eat crawfish, and we love to go crabbing!
Question #1: What is your favorite college sports team?
Question #2: What do you love most about where you live?
Postcard #10 - TEXAS - Miss Snowden's Class
We learned that Miss Snowden's class lives in the second largest state in both size and population. We also learned that they pronounce the word pecan just like we do puh-CON. We laugh at the pronunciation "pea-can" because it just doesn't sound right to us. We learned that Arkansas and Texas have the same state bird - the Mocking Bird.
Question #1: Do you see longhorn cattle were you live?
Question #2: Has your class taken a field trip to Mexico?
Postcard #11 - NEW YORK - Miss Bohrer's Class
We learned that Miss Bohrer's class is located on the south shore of Long Island. They love living by the water where they enjoy fishing, clamming, and boogie boarding. They are about a 50 minutes train ride from New York City.
Question #1: Has your class been to M and M world in NYC?
Question #2: Has your class been to the large Toys R Us Store in NYC?
Postcard #12 - ARKANSAS - Mrs. de Rio's Class
We learned that Mrs. de Rio's class is a first grade class located near the Wal-mart home office. They have a hamster by the name of Sprinkles. We learned that Texas and Arkansas have the same state bird - the Mocking Bird.
Question #1: What animals are you learning about?
Question #2: What do the white tailed deer like to eat?
Postcard #13 - MAINE - Ms. Kent's Class
We learned that Ms. Kent's school, Leeds Central School, is located in a rural part of Maine and the closest city is 20 minutes away. We learned that their school is smaller than our school with 203 students in prek-6. They are busy studying about pumpkins, fall, patterns, estimating, and reading.
Question #1: What will your blog be called?
Question #2: Have you counted the number of seeds in a pumpkin? (We did and had fun! Look at our pictures on the blog.)