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HEY! Welcome to Claire's Wiki page!!! :)








Your first wiki assignment:

Exploring the US and our National Parks 




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Where in the World do I want to go?



2nd hour


      1. New York was the 11th state in the U.S.A

 2. The state capital is Albany

 3. New York City is it’s largest city and attracts many, many tourists.

 4. New York's Yellow Cabs are yellow because John Hertz, the company's founder, learned from a study that yellow was the easiest color for the eye to spot. He was right.

 5. Approximately 790,000 companies operate in New York City.



New York is a fantastic place to visit because of its many features such as restaurants, attractions, hotels, and so much more. New York was the 11th state established in the U.S.A. Even though New York City is the largest and most populated city in the state, Albany is the capital. New York City is known as the city that never sleeps probably because of all of the 790,000 companies that operate there. Transportation is also a big part of the city because of all of the yellow cabs and subways! The cabs are yellow because John Hertz, the company’s founder, learned from a study that yellow was the easiest color for the eye to spot. New York City is a great place to go!













            The Badlands


                                                         Claire F  10.1.09  2nd hour


1.       Badlands National Park was established as a park in 1939

2.     There are so many animals that live in the Badlands including ferrets, foxes, bison and sheep

3.      The Badlands cover 244,000 acres

4.     The climate in the badlands is variable and unpredictable; it ranges from –40 F to 116F.

5.     Millions of years of wind, water and erosion have created the spires and deep canyons of Badlands National Park. On-going rains, freezes and thaws have revealed millions of years of sediment that paint a colorful landscape on the prairies of southwestern South Dakota.


Badlands National Park is a beautiful area of jagged rock and deep canyons that are all different colors. Over several million years, wind, water, and erosion have created all of that amazing rock. On-going rains, freezes and thaws have revealed millions of years of sediment that paint the colorful landscape. Badlands National Park was established in 1939. It covers 244,000 acres! The climate in the Badlands is variable and unpredictable; it ranges from –40F to 116F. Also, the Badlands have tons of wildlife such as ferrets, foxes, bison, and sheep! The Badlands is without a doubt a great place to visit!










Second Assignment: Walk Two Moons Essay

 Don’t Judge a Man until you’ve Walked Two

 Moons in his moccasins.

 By: Claire


Everything is not what it seems at first with Sal Hiddle, the main character in Walk Two Moons by Sharon Creech. She is a girl who is interesting, quiet, and very imaginable. Sal misunderstands a few people along her journey to Lewiston, Idaho, but finally comes to accept them because of her trip and her stories.

    Mrs. Margaret Cadaver is almost like Sal’s enemy at the start of the story. She is a woman that Sal’s dad knows and gets along with just fine but Sal doesn’t want anything to do with her wild red hair, voice like dead leaves, and frightening last name. After Sal’s long trip she figures out that Mrs. Cadaver knows a lot about her mother and survived the bus crash that Sal’s mother died in. Sal says “my mother told Mrs. Cadaver all about me and my father and our farm in Bybanks”. After Sal learns this, she becomes ok with having Mrs. Cadaver around.

    Another person that Sal doesn’t quite get is Mr. Winterbottom. Sal thinks that her friend, Phoebe Winterbottom, has a strict, non-social, un-loving father who doesn’t care for anything. But when his wife, Mrs. Winterbottom, comes home from a long absence with a man who is unrecognizable, she explains that this man named Mike is her son. When Mr. Winterbottom accepts this supposed son Mike lovingly into the family, Sal sees a side of him that she’s never seen before. A loving and caring side that Sal never knew he had.

    Sal has learned many lessons throughout her incredulous road trip to Idaho, and one of them has been very helpful and important. She learns not to judge people by the outside or what they seem to be. She learns to dig deeper and really see someone for who they are. As the story says, “Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked two moons in his moccasins”.   











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Comments (14)

Claire said

at 8:54 am on Sep 29, 2009

Your page is awesome

Meghan B said

at 8:59 am on Sep 29, 2009

i love your wiki claire!! we should go to new york city together!!

Reece said

at 8:38 am on Sep 30, 2009

its kinda fresh

Olivia said

at 8:45 am on Oct 1, 2009

hardy har har, you guys are funny!!!! Your page is REALLY cool!!!!!

Claire said

at 8:45 am on Oct 1, 2009

thanks liv

Desaree said

at 8:47 am on Oct 1, 2009

ur page is really cool i want to go to new york so bad the sites look awesome

Abby said

at 8:52 am on Oct 1, 2009

hey kewl page!! lol smiley face

Nick said

at 11:41 am on Oct 1, 2009

check my page! look at my comments and look at my video i made!

AKabodian said

at 6:03 pm on Oct 2, 2009

Well done, Claire. Both the writing and the photo selection.
By the way, I took your last name off the page. That's why I "edited" your page......you're welcome.

Charlotte said

at 4:52 pm on Oct 8, 2009

The Downtown New York picture with the lights and stuff is amazing. Great choice!

Claire said

at 8:12 am on Oct 20, 2009


Claire said

at 8:30 am on Oct 20, 2009

thanks for taking my last name off mr. kabodian!

Hannah said

at 1:15 pm on Oct 20, 2009

hheyyyyyy claire!!!! kewl page!!

aaron said

at 9:22 pm on Nov 2, 2009


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