Presentation on theme: "Awesome Researchers. Christopher Rhodes Chris interviewed his grandpa who was in two POW camps during World War II. Chris has also looked over many old."— Presentation transcript:
Chris interviewed his grandpa who was in two POW camps during World War II. Chris has also looked over many old newspapers from the time period.
My uncle told me that the ovens, where people were burned, heated everything. Sometimes they would go up to the vents and kind of sniff or listen to see if someone was being burned. The only thing we could do was wait for the heat to come. -Christopher Rhodes
Tiger interviewed both of his parents and cousins about their escape from Laos.
My dad said that when he was in the jungle he could hear others running from the gunshots. There were a lot of gunshots. – Tiger Lee
Beth interviewed her grandpa who was in World War II, for her Pearl Harbor project.
My Grandpa said they were mostly worried about just making it back from the war. -Beth Goetsch
Matt interviewed an Airforce recruiter for his project.
He told me about some of the newer machines such as the Stealth. He really gave me a lot of good facts. -Matt Hirn
Ryan Prochaska made three trips to Madison and interviewed Karl Armstrong, the actual bomber of Sterling Hall.
-Ryan Prochaska It was weird interviewing the bomber. Karl said he wouldnt have changed what he did because he wanted to stop what was going on.
Holly interviewed her grandpa about the Great Peshtigo Fire.
He told me about what the city was like before the fire started. He remembered reading the newspaper article about the fire. – Holly Purcell
Matt interviewed his grandpa on the Model T and the Model A.
My grandpa remembers riding in the Model A and the fastest you could go was 30 mph. His mother would say, Slow down, youre going too fast. -Matt Lucht
Jacqueline Daly Lindsay Reimann
The most rewarding aspect of this project was being able to learn sign language. It was an experience that will last a lifetime. -Jacqueline
Lindsay and Jacqueline studied sign language and also interviewed deaf students. The two girls then put sign language into their entire play!
It was so fun! We met with two deaf people that helped us learn sign language for our performance. It was neat to learn how the deaf society communicates and learns. I cant believe we did it, but we sure learned a lot. -Lindsey Reimann
Dusty wrote a letter to the Milwaukee Brewers. He was able to interview Ray King (a pitcher) and several Brewers came to the school and did a presentation.
Ray King said that it was about at my age that he first realized what a big impact Jackie Robinson had on the field of baseball. -Dusty Zweck
Mai interviewed her mom to learn about how difficult it was for the Hmong to journey out of Laos. She learned a sad story about a baby who was left behind so soldiers would not find the group.
I felt very sorry for these babies because they were just born - Mai Yang
Butch went to Kennedy Park Medical and Rehabilitation Center and interviewed Bud about Buds World War II experiences.
Bud told me about how he almost got hit in his helmet but he was lucky because it bounced off his helmet.- Butch Sulzer
James went to Little Bohemia and learned about John Dillinger.
They had a museum up there. It showed a lot of the things he used to escape. James Streeter
Shannon interviewed her grandpa who told her his memories about tuberculosis.
He told me about his sister who had tuberculosis. He visited her in the sanatorium. She got better but then got it back a month later and died. - Shannon Markee
Matts great uncle was a mechanic for the first Model Ts. He interviewed his aunt who is a manager at UPS.
She told me that the first UPS truck was a Model T. The Model T wasnt just a car. It was used for many businesses. -Matt LaPorte
Great job researching 8 th graders! Prepared by 9 th graders: Danielle Isberner Amber Quednow