The Crazy Field Trip

On Friday, Kevin and Jeffery were excited because their class was going on a field trip. They were in the kitchen packing their lunches. They packed Oreo cookies, tuna sandwiches and Takis. They hurried out of their house to get on Bus 437.

When they got to Loch Lomond School Ms. Lily, their teacher, told them to put the lunches in a big bag so they could take them on the field trip. Ms. Lily told her class to get their jackets, line up and get on the bus. They were on their way to the Washington gorillaNational Zoo.

Finally, after riding the bus for one hour, the class got to the zoo. They wanted to go to the gorillas, first. Kevin and Jeffery led the class towards the gorillas. When they got there the gorillas were eating bananas. They seemed like they were enjoying their fruit.

Suddenly, one of the gorillas felt something strange in his banana. He opened his mouth and he was surprised when he found a key. He quickly showed it to his gorilla friends. Continue reading


The tarantula is the largest spider in the world. They live in the ground, in the desert and tarantula 2in forests. They eat insects, frogs, lizards, bats, mice and snakes. They have fangs with venom to catch their prey. How you ask? It makes its prey stop moving.

Their hairs sense heat, cold and things that move. They have eight eyes, but don’t see very well. An adult tarantula can live up to 30 years. Female tarantulas live much longer than the male tarantula.

~Written by Lisbeth


Elephants are the largest land animal in the world. Mud and dust helps protect an elephant’s skin from insect bites and the sun’s heat. Did you know elephants have the elephantlargest ears of any animal?

Elephants eat so much that they can’t stay in one place for a very long time. Did you know that elephants often walk in single file lines to go to a different place?

An elephant’s trunk has no bones, but it has thousand of muscles.  An Asian elephant has a smaller and rounder body than the African elephant. The African elephant is bigger than the Asian elephant.

An African elephant lives in grasslands and forests. They eat seeds, flowers, leaves, bark, fruit, branches and grass. Did you know that a male elephant can weigh as much as six cars?

~Written by Jaime

Polar Bears

polar bear 5Polar bears are large sea mammals. They live at the North Pole on the edge of the ice pack. Why do they live there? Well, I will tell you. It is because it is easier for them to get food.

Did you know they eat walrus, seals, sea lions and fish? YIKES! A polar bear can eat a human, but it rarely happens because not many people live near the polar bears. REMEMBER, polar bears live at the North Pole!

They have white fur and slightly webbed feet which helps them swim. Polar bears do the dog paddle! Did you know that all polar bears are left-handed?

~Written by Alejandra

Brown Bears

brown bearsBrown bears are large, fierce bears. They have thick fur and sharp claws.Did you know that brown bears eat mushrooms, grass, berries, insects, fish and nuts? They also take honey from wild bees. Bears catch fish with their mouths and paws.

Some people think brown bears are carnivores, which means they eat meat, but they are really omnivores because they eat plants and meat.

~Written by Steven

The Bad Luck Day

On Saturday morning Rob and Rose went to the soccer fields because they had a soccer game. It was a hot and sunny day. They were excited because today was the final game of the season. Their team had won 10 games and lost 9 so this was a very important game.

bad luckSoon the game began. Rob got the ball and kicked it to Rose. Rose raced down the field and kicked the ball hard. The ball shot through the goal. The score was 1-0. Soon the other team scored two goals! Now the score was 1-2.

Rob took the ball and ran with the ball and scored another goal. The score was tied and the coach blew the whistle for half time.The coach passed out drinks. Everyone enjoyed their juice. Rob thought his drink tasted a little weird.

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Don’t Touch THIS Turkey Because…

Everyone loves turkey at Thanksgiving so the class decided to ask the turkeys for their thoughts about the holiday.

I am nasty tasting and you will throw up if you eat me. I can do tricks and run fast. You you can’t catch me. I have annoying sisters and brothers that will talk to you all year! So turkey-not-ayou don’t want me to bring them to your dinner.

~Written by Jorel

I am fast and you can’t catch me. I am sick and and all my feathers will fall off on you. I might peck, bite or eat you because I am mad. So don’t pick me!

~Written by Steven

I have big brothers that can gobble you up. I haven’t gone to the dentist since forever so I have horrible breath. I am super fast – faster than Flash and you won’t be able to catch me. So, you won’t want me to be your Thanksgiving dinner.

~Written by Fernanda

I have horrible breathe and I will breathe on you. Then you will get sick. I have the turkey pox and you will get my germs. I will get you sick. Now you are sick and you will not be hungry for Thanksgiving dinner.

~Written by Genesis