Presentation on theme: "A is for Alberta Alberta became a province on Sept. 1, 1905. Sept. 1, 1905. The capital of Alberta is Edmonton."— Presentation transcript:
A is for Alberta Alberta became a province on Sept. 1, Sept. 1, The capital of Alberta is Edmonton.
Burrowing owl Burrowing owls have bright yellow eyes Burrowing owls live under ground Adult burrowing owls have brown upperparts with white spots Burrowing owls live in the prairies
D is for Prairie Dog Prairie dogs dig holes Prairie dogs are related to squirrels Prairie dogs are the only rodents with black tips on their tales
E is for Endangered Prairie Chicken A Prairie Chicken is a bird that is endangered. A Prairie Chicken is a bird that is endangered. It lives on the prairie grassland. It lives on the prairie grassland.
G is for Grain Grain is important to people on the prairies because it gets made into bread cereal and other things. There are a lot of farmers who live in the prairies because the land is good for growing grain.
I is for Icicles Autumn finds icicles on irrigation sprinklers.
J is for Jumping Grasshoppers Fun Facts Fun Facts There are lots of grasshoppers in the Prairies. There are lots of grasshoppers in the Prairies. Some grasshoppers can be dangerous to crops. Some grasshoppers can be dangerous to crops. Grasshoppers like dry weather. Grasshoppers like dry weather.
K is for Killdeer K is for Killdeer. It is a bird from the prairies K is for Killdeer. It is a bird from the prairies Newly-hatched Killdeer can't fly, and they need their killdeer parents for protection and guidance, but they are a lot closer to independence than most baby birds. Newly-hatched Killdeer can't fly, and they need their killdeer parents for protection and guidance, but they are a lot closer to independence than most baby birds.
L is for Prairie Land L is for land L is for land Prairie land is flat and dry Prairie land is flat and dry The land is good for growing grain The land is good for growing grain
M IS FOR Mounted Police (RCMP) The RCMP are a symbol of Canada One of the jobs of the RCMP was to stop whiskey trading in the prairies in the fur trading days.
N is for No Hills on the Prairies! There are no hills in the prairies. It’s flatland. The grass is usually yellow and dry.
O is for Burrowing Owl Burrowing owls wait for other animals to leave their burrows so they can live in it.
P is for Pemmican Pemmican is a high energy food. You make it by mixing dried buffalo meat with berries and fat.
Q is for Quilting Bee The women would gather around to sew. They made quilts for their families and the community.
R is For Red Tailed Hawk Red tailed hawk is 48 to 25 in. It is found soaring high in the prairie sky.
S is for Saskatchewan Saskatchewan is a prairie province Saskatchewan has a city named Grayson which is also my dad’s name
T is for Canadian Toad T is for Canadian toad that lives in Manitoba, Alberta and Saskatchewan. The Canadian toad is a frog’s buddy. Tip: American toad and the Canadian toad get mixed up. The Canadian toad has white spots but the American toad has brown spots.
U is for the Underground Discoveries of Dinosaur Bones Dinosaur bones are often found on the badlands in the prairies. We can tell a lot about history from their bones.
V is for Very Tall Grain Elevators You would often find grain elevators in the prairies. They store grain ready to be sold to other places.
W is for Wheat Wheat is for making bread Wheat is for making bread Wheat grows in the prairies Wheat grows in the prairies
X is for Railway X-ing The Canadian Pacific Railway travels across the prairie land.
Y IS FOR You You can see the wide open field. You can milk a cow You can make grain Bring home flour and make bread You can ride on a combine
Zigzag Through the Prairie Fields And you will find: Combines Farms Wheat