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Wednesday, December 5, 2001 - The Malakoff News . PAGE 8B A Newspaper In Education Acihdty Page for Young People Weekly Writing This Week: Tigers 2001 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Designer/Illustrator Vol. 17 No. 49 Tiger Tales Start The Siberian tiger lives in the icy northern lands of Siberia. Its fur is a light yellow-brown color and it has fewer stripes than other tigers. : @ White tigers are actually Royal Bengal tigers who happen to be white with black stripes. Standards Link: Life Science; students know examples of diverse life forms in different environments. Siberian tigers need of room (or range) to find At one time, thous ranged over People planted crops, and eo Huntin the were Today, well. L981, there el tigers left. protection programs, le there are from 200 to 500 Siberian tigers in the wild. .,,,, Standards Link: Life Science; students know living things cause changes in the environment; some of these changes are detrimental to other IMng things. Like snowflakes and fingerprints, no two tigers have the same pattern in their stripes. Stripes help tigers sneak up on their prey. In tall grass, the stripes blend with patches of sunlight and long, dark shadows. How many tigers can you see hiding in the grass? Standards Link: Life Science; adaptations in physical structure improve an organism's chance for survival. SIBERIAN TIGERS STRIPES BENGAL TAIL GRASS WHITE BLACK PAPER WILD SHADOWS PREY KOREA DARK HELP Find the words in the puzzle, then in this week's Kid Scoop stories and activities. A E R O K P S I S B E R I S A A S I K S N T B P R S B S C W P L E H A E I E A O G R N R R W G P L D W E G I Y H R I B A S I A A E I A R T H RNLER TNTO S K R A D P E T S W H Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recognizing identical Words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns. ii i Once upon a time, a tiger was walking in the jungle. It saw a black panther and they started playing together. Then a jaguar came along, .Then they all had to go back home and they !t played with their mm and dad instead. Day/d, Age 4 Once upon a time, a tiger ruled the jungle. He decided he should get food without going out to catch it, He ordered monkey for dinner but no one would kill a monkey for him. He tried to kill the monkey without leaving his throne but that was impossible. He finally gave up. He went hungry until he became sick. Moral: Never think too highly of yourself for it causes trouble in the end. Molly, 5  Grade Once upon a time, a tiger had a magical tail. It made him invisible, so he could play tricks on people. He'd pull their hair, stomp on their feet, their noses and wiggle ears. One day he forgot to turn invisible and he was put in the zoo. Sometimes you see him, sometimes you don't. Charlette, 1" Grade Once upon a time, a tiger that lived in the: forest caught: a tiny mouse. The mouse said, :,If: : letme goi one dayI will So the tiger let him go. The very next day the tiger mouse saved the tiger's life andthey became friends. : Chrt, 3 ' Grade My Hero Tell about someone who is your hero (or heroine). Why is this person special to you? l)eadli: IJe . 2(1 Published: Week of Jm, 27, Send mr.t to: Malakoff News P.O. Box 509 Malakoff, TX75148 Iqmse |mntde yowr =t=l ihe. i Tiger Tales Find and cut out five a0" words thai dscribe tigers. Write a story ab0ut a tiger Thanks to our Partners in Education: ,coat Lake ttcalthcare Family famt Ilt,  l:ltlll IIIIIIImtlltlll Partner-s-in Success Attorney at Law il To become a Partner in Education, contact theMalakoff News, 489-0531.