A7 Thursday, September 24, 2020 APPEAL-DEMOCRAT © 2020 by Vicki Whiting, Editor Jeff Schinkel, Graphics Vol. 36, No. 41 Food is a human You can’t live without it! need. A NEED is something you in order to survive. For example, you need shelter, clothing, food, water and sometimes medicines. A WANT is something you but can live without. A music player, television and bike are wants not needs. But ice cream and other treats are while healthy fruits and veggies are must have would like to have wants, needs! Wants or Needs Through History Kid Scoop This week focuses on the difference between needs and wants. Look at each of the periods of history below. Write a Wnext to the things that you think would have been a WANT in that time. Write an N next to those items that would have been needs. Cross out the items that didn’t exist at that point in history. Our weekly newspaper feature teaches that needs are things we need to survive, such as food, water and shelter. CATTLE HAT ROPE WHEELS BOOTS HOUSE GUITAR HORSE SANDALS FIRE GOLD SPICES CATS GOATS SHELTER PYRAMIDS FIRE WATER CAVE/SHELTER RADIO SPEAR DOGS FRUIT FISH However, if you ever have to leave your house during a disaster and need to sleep somewhere else for a while, it is a good idea to have an so you will have things to do and share with other kids. These can all be stored in a backpack or duffel bag. Just make sure you can carry it easily. Some suggested items for your Kid’s Emergency Activity Kit: Kid’s Emergency Activity Kit • A few of your favorite books and pages Kid Scoop • Crayons, pencils or marking pens and plenty of paper • Scissors and glue What do you think? • Two favorite toys such as a doll or action figure Over time, most needs have stayed the same. But some things are in one time period and in another. For example, during the times of the American West, having a horse helped people travel and hunt. While some people did not have horses, most did, and they were highly needed. Today, having a horse is more of a want. Wants and Needs Newspaper Search needs wants • One or two board games Look through the newspaper for pictures of things or words that represent wants and needs. Paste them into the correct side of the chart below: • A deck of cards • A puzzle (One with lots of pieces is good—it takes a long time to do!) What do you think? In which time period would a digital tablet be a need and in which time period would it be a want? Why would a digital tablet be a need in the time of coronavirus? • Small people figures and play vehicles that you can use to play out what is happening during your disaster—such as an ambulance, fire truck, helicopter, dump truck, police car, small boats GREEN circle around needs that RED circle around Draw a Draw a have stayed the same over time. things that have been a one time period and a want another. need in in • A special stuffed animal or puppet • A special blanket or pillow • Pictures of the family and pet List anything else we may have left out: Standards Link: Use the newspaper to locate information. Throughout history, people of all ages have needed more than things. We also need to laugh, to love and to feel safe. Connect the punchline to each riddle. MEDICINES SURVIVE SHELTER HISTORY TRAVEL TABLET WATER WANTS HORSE CARDS CAVE SAME HUNT FOOD BIKE O A O V A This week’s word: HISTORY E history The noun means events of the past. The castle tour told of its ancient Try to use the word in a sentence today when talking with friends and family members. A history. history Kid Scoop’s Super Silly Jokes for Kids is here! Order your copy today at your local bookstore or Amazon.com! L Standards Link: Letter sequencing. Recongized identical words. Skim and scan reading. Recall spelling patterns. NEXT WEEK Send submissions to: Write On! A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY … SELL THOSE SPUDS! How would you finish this sentence? How do you like to eat potatoes? Write an advertisement to sell others on your idea of the best way to eat. Mikkayla Donovan email@example.com Include your name, grade, school and teacher’s name. Deadline 9 a.m. Monday, October 5, 2020 Publish: Thursday, October 8, 2020 Deadline 9 a.m. Monday, September 28, 2020 Publish: Thursday, October 1, 2020 Provide local students and teachers most up-to-date text book available, 2016 Thursday, April 7, the newspaper! Newspaper in Education Support by becoming a NIE sponsor. start at $150. Annual sponsor levels firstname.lastname@example.org PRINTED AND DISTRIBUTED BY PRESSREADER Pressreader.com +1 604 278 4604 ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY . ORIGINAL COPY COPYRIGHT AND PROTECTED BY APPLICABLE LAW
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