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1 Meet our Malaysian pen pals

2 Mrs. Jones 4 th grade students at I.S.K.L

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5 The park has the worlds longest suspension bridge that is 428 meters long. The park has the worlds longest suspension bridge that is 428 meters long. They have the worlds largest wave churning machine which makes perfect waves to a height of 8 feet. They have the worlds largest wave churning machine which makes perfect waves to a height of 8 feet. They have a man-made volcano that stands 75 feet high and they use it as the background for concerts. They have a man-made volcano that stands 75 feet high and they use it as the background for concerts.

6 Kings Palace The Malaysian Kings Palace is also known as Istana Negara. The Malaysian Kings Palace is also known as Istana Negara. It is the official residence of the Yang Di- Pertuan Agong. It is the official residence of the Yang Di- Pertuan Agong. The palace was built in 1928 by a Chinese millionaire. It was converted to the royal place in 1957. The palace was built in 1928 by a Chinese millionaire. It was converted to the royal place in 1957. The palace is guarded by royal guards that have a ceremony when they change. The palace is guarded by royal guards that have a ceremony when they change.

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9 60.4 percent of Malaysians are Muslim. 60.4 percent of Malaysians are Muslim. All ethnic Malays are Muslim. All ethnic Malays are Muslim. There is a school called the International Islamic University of Malaysia. There is a school called the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Muslim Religion

10 Malaysian Sports (in popularity) In first place for sports is Soccer. You may think thats only for USA but its not. In second place is Sepak Takraw. It is like volleyball but you cant use your hands! In third… I dont really know! Malaysian Sports! (in order of popularity)

11 The sport Silat is like karate in America. It is self-defense. Wayang Kulit is Shadowing/puppets sport. You build wooden figures then make them move with your hands. In Malaysia they play sports like field hockey, ping-pong, badminton, boat, horse, car racing, and soccer. Plus much more! Malaysian Sports!

12 The Butterfly Park There are over 6,000 butterflies in the park. There are over 120 species of butterflies in the park. To keep the butterflies from escaping, there is a net high above your head. The Butterfly Park is an imitation of the Butterflies natural habitat. To make the park pretty, they used over 15,000 plants. There are also ponds in the park. There is an insect museum with live insects. There is also a gift shop.

13 It is either hot or rainy in Malaysia. So people always have fun.

14 Singapore Singapore is a small country in Southeast Asia. The city of Singapore is built around its harbor. It is the busiest port in Southeast Asia. English is the language of speech in all schools in Singapore. Street Markets in Singapore bring shoppers from many countries, and about 3 million people visit the city every year.

15 Malaysian Animals This is the Sumatran rhinoceros. This is the Sumatran rhinoceros. It is the smallest rhinoceros measuring only 250 centimeters. It is the smallest rhinoceros measuring only 250 centimeters.

16 Another Malaysian animal This is an other Malaysian animal and it is called the Malayan Tapir. This is an other Malaysian animal and it is called the Malayan Tapir. It is a pig-like animal with a short snout. It is a pig-like animal with a short snout.

17 Thaipusam Thaipusam is a Hindu festival. Participants pierce their skin ! How painful would that be? VERY PAINFUL! They walk seven miles in the Batu Caves!

18 They spear their cheeks and ask for forgiveness. That is weird and disgusting. People scream and shout because of pain!

19 The Mouse Deer The Mouse Deer is better known as the Sang Kancil. The Mouse Deer is better known as the Sang Kancil. It is 70 cm long, 30-35 cm tall and weighs 5-8 kg. It is 70 cm long, 30-35 cm tall and weighs 5-8 kg.

20 Malaysian Animals The top five most endangered animals are the Black Shrew. Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malayan Tapir. Mouse Deer, and Orangutan. The top five most endangered animals are the Black Shrew. Sumatran Rhinoceros, Malayan Tapir. Mouse Deer, and Orangutan.

21 The Orangutan is the worlds smartest animal. The Orangutan is the worlds smartest animal. The Orangutan got its name from the Malay word Orang Hutan which means forest man. The Orangutan got its name from the Malay word Orang Hutan which means forest man. Orangutan

22 Endangered Animals This the Black Shrew. This the Black Shrew. They are rarely seen in Malaysia. They are rarely seen in Malaysia. They are 20-100 mm long. They are 20-100 mm long. They have NO files of the Black Shrew. They have NO files of the Black Shrew. This animal likes to be aggressive to other animals. This animal likes to be aggressive to other animals.

23 The Malayan Tapir It is a pig-like animal with a short snout. It is a pig-like animal with a short snout. They have thick skin and can run fast. They have thick skin and can run fast. They can look like a rock whenever they lie down. They can look like a rock whenever they lie down.

24 Malayan Mouse Deer The mouse deer is better known as the sang ka The mouse deer is better known as the sang ka Malayan mouse deer The Malayan Mouse Deer is better known as the Sang Kancil. It is 70 cm. long, 30-35 cm. tall and weighs 5-8 kg. They eat fruits and leaves.

25 The Orangutan got its name from the Malay word Orang Hutan, which means forest man. They are the smartest animals in the world. Orangutan

26 Enjoy bungee jumping and archery at this extreme park. The people in Malaysia are very lucky.

27 PARK THIS IS WHAT PEOPLE GET TO DO EVERY DAY IF THEY WANT. GO TO THE WATER PARK ON A BEAUTUFIL DAY. GO TO THE EXTREME PRK

28 Malaysian Foods Malaysian food is a lot different than ours. Malaysian food is a lot different than ours. There are lots of vendors who push carts around the streets selling their foods. There are lots of vendors who push carts around the streets selling their foods. They sell satay (which is roasted chicken on a stick served with hot sauce). They sell satay (which is roasted chicken on a stick served with hot sauce). They also sell bakso which is a steaming bowl of soup filled with vegetables, noodles, and little pieces of meat. They also sell bakso which is a steaming bowl of soup filled with vegetables, noodles, and little pieces of meat. Gado gado is a vegetable dish and ice topped with a tasty peanut sauce. Gado gado is a vegetable dish and ice topped with a tasty peanut sauce. Rice is the main food in Malaysia. Rice is the main food in Malaysia. They eat rice with meat, fish and fish sauce, fruit and vegetables. They eat rice with meat, fish and fish sauce, fruit and vegetables.

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31 A town located at a higher elevation A town located at a higher elevation You can take a tour You can take a tour There are tons of strawberries you can pick and buy There are tons of strawberries you can pick and buy There is more than 1,000 butterflies there. There is more than 1,000 butterflies there.

32 A waterfall The flowers

33 The Thaipusam Festival is to honor Shivas son. They pierce their bodies with hooks and spears as a sacrifice. The Thaipusam festival takes place in the Batu caves.

34 Devotees prepare for the celebration by cleansing themselves through prayer and fasting approx-48 days before Thaipusam. Devotees will go into a trance and that will change them. A devotee will pray and let a demon into their body before they get pierced.

35 The celebration of dragon dances, fireworks and family gatherings. Decorated with duilian. Duilian is a Chinese poetry. Window and doors are painted red for good luck. Cooked dumplings are for good wishes for the family all year. They also have red envelopes with money. Red is for good luck if you wear it or have it painted on.

36 This is a lion dance at New Year This year Chinese New Year was held on February 3.This year Chinese New Year was held on February 3. Next year it will be held on January 23.Next year it will be held on January 23. It is celebrated in Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Tibet, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and China town!!!!It is celebrated in Hong Kong, China, Indonesia, Tibet, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and China town!!!! Ang pow are given out with money (ang pow are red envelopes). We received ang pow from our pen pals.Ang pow are given out with money (ang pow are red envelopes). We received ang pow from our pen pals. The dragon is a symbol of good fortune and a sign of intense power, the Oriental Dragon is regarded as a divine beast.The dragon is a symbol of good fortune and a sign of intense power, the Oriental Dragon is regarded as a divine beast. Snakes are charming, gregarious, generous, and smart.Snakes are charming, gregarious, generous, and smart. The Chinese New Year also consists of special feasts.The Chinese New Year also consists of special feasts.

37 Window panes and doors are painted red to drive away bad luck. Window panes and doors are painted red to drive away bad luck. People even wear red to guard off evil spirits. People even wear red to guard off evil spirits. Dumplings are boiled for long lasting good wishes. Dumplings are boiled for long lasting good wishes. At the New Years festivals they have lion and dragon dances, fireworks and family gatherings. At the New Years festivals they have lion and dragon dances, fireworks and family gatherings. They also decorate with duilian (duilian is poetry). They also decorate with duilian (duilian is poetry).

38 This is the twin towers at new year!!

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40 The Kuala Lumpur Bird The Kuala Lumpur Bird Park was established in 1991. Park was established in 1991. It was officially opened by her majesty the queen of Malaysia. It was officially opened by her majesty the queen of Malaysia. This bird is the Malaysian Horn bill. This bird is the Malaysian Horn bill.

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42 This is the kiddie park

43 Dont eat before getting on this ride.

44 TRY THE LAZY POOL AT SUN WAY LAGOON

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46 Did you know Malaysia has some of the biggest and longest caves in the world? Did you know Malaysia has some of the biggest and longest caves in the world? Some even have underground rivers. Some even have underground rivers. Rock paintings have been dated 1,200 years ago. Rock paintings have been dated 1,200 years ago.

47 Where they came from Inside the cave

48 The durians nickname is the king of all fruits. The durians nickname is the king of all fruits. The durian has a reddish yellowish color inside it. The durian has a reddish yellowish color inside it. The durian tree is located in 18 countries. The durian tree is located in 18 countries. The durian tree takes 4-5 years to grow and 3 months for the fruit to ripe. The durian tree takes 4-5 years to grow and 3 months for the fruit to ripe. Before the durian opens you can smell it from 25 miles away. Before the durian opens you can smell it from 25 miles away.

49 The only place in the U.S.A that grows Durian is Hawaii. Durian Before it is ripe The inside and the outside of the Durian

50 Malaysia rainforest has a swamp. Malaysia rainforest has a swamp. The sea level is about 900 meters. The sea level is about 900 meters. South east Malaysian rainforest are the oldest on earth. South east Malaysian rainforest are the oldest on earth. There are lots of plants and animals. There are lots of plants and animals.

51 There is a black shrew and a Malaysian elephant There is also a blue whale and a clouded leopard. Trees in the rainforest Trees near the river

52 Singapore Skypark Singapore has something really cool called the Skypark. It is 57 stories high which is 200 meters high. Singapore has something really cool called the Skypark. It is 57 stories high which is 200 meters high. The Skypark also has the worlds largest pool which is 150 meters in length, but the pool is shallow. The Skypark also has the worlds largest pool which is 150 meters in length, but the pool is shallow.

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54 Our Pen Pals School I.S.K.L.

55 I.S.K.L was the first school with American curriculum in Malaysia. I.S.K.L was the first school with American curriculum in Malaysia. Their school was opened in1965. Their school was opened in1965. There are 1500 students there. There are 1500 students there. There are 60 different countries represented by students at their school. There are 60 different countries represented by students at their school.

56 Their sign Their symbol Their gym We love getting to know our International friends!


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