Humphrey the Lost Whale Travel Buddy Project

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Connecting Classrooms - Traveling Buddies Project 2007-08

Are you ready for the further adventures of Humphrey and his travels?

We will participate in Marcia's Humphrey the Lost Whale travel buddy project this year! Check back soon to see the details of this year's Traveling Buddy writing project.

Classroom Activities

"Friends In the USA"
  • When we receive Humphrey, I will take its picture with our class and post it on our bulletin board with an arrow or string connecting the picture to where he came from and where it is going.
  • Map Students will track Humphrey's journey.
    Google Earth images
  • Welcome to Greenville

    Welcome to Greenville, birthplace of Annie Oakley, Zachary Lansdowne, the famous naval commander of the USS Shenandoah, and Lowell Thomas, world renowned radio personality, author, and traveler.

    Greenville is located in the state of Ohio. The population was 13,294 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Darke County. Greenville is the historic location of Fort Greenville, a pioneer fort built under General Anthony Wayne's command, and the signing of the Treaty of Greenville on August 3, 1795. The signing of the Treaty on, opened up the Northwest Territory for further settlement. The states of Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and part of Minnesota were forged for this territory.

    Ohio's capital is Columbus, population 730,657, located close to the center of the state. Our Governor is Bob Taft (R, to January 2007).

    Click here to learn more Stately Knowledge.

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    Details to come. . .
    Humphrey's tail breaks the surface of the Sacramento River near Antioch, CA.


    Thank you Marcia for setting up our group!

    Humphrey the Wayward Whale









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