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Stay Away From The Junkyard


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Order Number: 126.0057
Format : DVD

Theme: Just because something is old, doesn’t mean it’s junk...take another look.

 
Despite what people of Jasper, Texas think, Theodora feels Old Man Crampton, his pet pig and his junkyard are just dandy.

LeVar introduces viewers to an artist who collects what some people may consider “junk,” and transforms it into fun and fascinating artwork. As LeVar holds his own garage sale, it becomes apparent that what one person sees as junk might be another person’s treasure.

Author: Tricia Tusa
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
 
Field Trip Segments
Don't Throw it Away! - Kids on the show talk about things they would not want to get rid of.
Meet Michael Ives - Southwest artist Michael Ives shows how he creates art out of junk; he creates a three-dimensional bucking bronco scene.
LeVar's Memory Lane - LeVar shows us his old yearbook, pictures of his childhood and a poem he wrote.
 
Review Books:  The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats; The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf; Make Way for Ducklingsby Robert McCloskey.

Click here for Language Arts Teacher’s Guide

Use this episode to further enhance your science curriculum. Science Concepts: decomposition, recycling, measurement, experimentation, soil properties.

Click here for Science Teacher’s Guide

Click here for Parent/Family Activity 

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Ideal for Grades: K - 4
Duration: 30 minutes
Closed Captioned
©GPN / WNED-TV
Series #126

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