Holmes 4th-graders help 1st-graders build bird feeders

Tribune photo/Jordan Travis

Fourth-graders in Sandra Smits’ class had an assignment: figure out the best way to put together simple bird feeders, then write instructions to tell others how to do it. The last part of the assignment was to read these instructions to a first-grader and seeing how readily they understand.

The bird feeders consisted of two planks of wood, three wooden rods, a laundry detergent cap and a handful of dowels. Goodin said they were designed by her husband to be built without the use of tools — other than a little bit of sanding.

Read more here

Advertisements

Tags:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: