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Use clues in the illustration to figure out which season of the year is shown. Use the queries below to guide discussion.
Think about how people are dressed. Look at the trees. Think about when ducklings are born.
Do you think the swan boats operate all year long? Why can’t they be used at certain times of the year?
Look at a map to see where Boston is located. Compare the climate where you live to the climate in Boston. Use this link for climate information on Boston:
NS.K-4.3 Life Science; NS.K-4.6 Science in Personal and Social Perspectives; NS.K-4.4 Earth and Space Science
Illustrations and excerpts from
Adèle & Simon in America
by Barbara McClintock.
Copyright © 2008 by Barbara McClintock. Published in August 2008 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux, LLC. All rights reserved.