22 abr. 2011

22nd April: EARTH DAY!

Make Earth Day Resolutions:

1. Reuse water bottles and travel mugs.
2. Use reusable bags or reuse a plastic bag.
3. Go for a walk instead of watching TV.
3. Plant flowers.
4. ...

Now imagine if you adopted some of these practices into your everyday life...

Little changes can make a big difference!

Plenty of things to see and do. CLICK here.  

Earth Day coloring page and fact sheet
Various environmental coloring pages 


11 abr. 2011

6th GRADE. KIDS BANNED FROM USING SUNBEDS

Children and teenagers across England and Wales have been banned from using sun-beds.

The new law will stop under 18s from getting a tan on the beds in places like gyms and salons.
And the punishment for breaking the rules is pretty big - tanning shops could be fined £20,000 if they're caught letting kids use the beds.
A leading health charity says the new law will help protect children from developing skin cancer in later life.


READING COMPREHENSION

Vocabulary
banned
forbidden to do something
gyms
places where people go to exercise
salons
shop selling beauty or fashion products or services
tan
when your skin is brown from being in the sun
charity
organisation which gives money or help to people in need

True or false?
  1. A sunbed can give you a tan.
  2. The new law will cure cancer.
  3. The ban applies to England, Ireland and Wales.
  4. When you’re 18, you can use a sunbed.
  5. Sunbeds can’t give you cancer once you turn 18.
  6. Teenagers who get caught using a sunbed can be fined up to £20,000
  7. There are shops where you can go to get a fake tan.

3 abr. 2011

6th GRADE. STORY MAKER

Do you like writing? You can create your own story here.
The Story Maker makes three different types of story: fairy stories, horror stories and science-fiction.
What's your favourite type of story? Click HERE!

2 abr. 2011

2nd APRIL. INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S BOOK DAY!

International Children's Book Day is a yearly event sponsored by the International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY), an international non-profit organization.

This organization was founded in 1967, the day is observed on or around Hans Christian Andersen's birthday, April 2nd.

Activities include writing competitions, announcements of book awards and events with authors of children's literature.

Click HERE and discover how Willow Tree Primary School, in Northolt has celebrated it!