Poppin' Penguins
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Words to Waddle by
Shurley Your Joking (I did it on purpose)
Global Migration
100

What does Mr. Popper do for a living?

He is a house painter.

100

Bodhi usually bowls about 5 times per inning. If there are 4 innings in a game, how many times will Bodhi bowl altogether? Write a number sentence to show your thinking.

4x5=20

100

What would happen if you ate a gallon of ice cream?

You would get a tummy ache. That is too much ice cream for one sitting.

100

Spot the error:

Mason gives an treat to Odin.

It should say:

Mason gives a treat to Odin.

100

On which continent would you find the Amazon rainforest?

South America.

200

Who sent Mr. Popper the first penguin?

Admiral Drake sent Mr. Popper the first penguin.

200

Mila and Iggy Pup are late for their performance! It takes 15 minutes to get to the venue. If they leave now, can they make it before 8:00?

Yes, they will make it on time...as long as Iggy isn't driving!

200

Myra set up her camp at the base of Mt. Kilimanjaro . Was she at the top or the bottom of the mountain?

She was at the bottom.

200

Spot the error:

orestis stepped on the spider?

It should say:

Orestis stepped on the spider.

200

On which continent would you find Big Ben?

On Europe.

300

What do penguins love about stairs?

They love to climb up them and toboggan down them.

300

Shuhb typically scores 3 goals in a game. If he played four games this week, about how many goals would he make? Write a number sentence to show your thinking?

He would score around 12 goals.

3x4=12

300

Anna designed a domed enclosure for pet duck. Draw what is might have looked like.

300

Spot the error:

adam takes his dog for an walk

It should say:

Adam takes his dog for a walk.

300

Which three oceans touch Africa?

The Atlantic, Indian, and Southern oceans.

400

What does a curator do?

A curator is someone who creates a collection for a museum.

400

After school, Brooklyn will need to drive 15 minutes to her dance class and then 15 minutes to her math class. Then she can nap for 30 minutes on the way to the Justin Timberlake concert. How long was Brooklyn in the car for?

Brooklyn was in the car for 1 hour.

400

After a slight adjustment to his stance, Kaleb was able to score more points in his fencing matches. Did Kaleb change his stance a little, or a lot?

He only changed it a little.

400

Spot the error:

Come on Bugs, let's gather round?

It should say:

Come on bugs, let's gather round.

400

Elephants are native to which two continents?

Africa and Asia.

500

What are the names of Mr. Popper's children?

Billie and Janie.

500

Jude has 24 Pokemon cards in his deck. 3 are rock type, 4 are water type, 5 are fire type, 6 are ghost type, 2 are fighting, and 4 are electric?  What kind of Pokemon is Jude most likely to send out? Write a sentence to explain your thinking.

Jude is most likely to send out a ghost type Pokemon.

500

What kind of instruments does a doctor use?

Stethoscopes, thermometers, blood pressure sleeves, etc.

500

Spot the error:

The grinch hated Christmas, the whole Christmas season.

It should say:

The Grinch hated Christmas, the whole Christmas season.

500

Which continent is home to deserts, a volcano, and...penguins?

Antartica.