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Cuba, Missouri
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February 6, 2003

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2B---February 6, 2003 A Newspaper In Education Activity John Page fer Henry Young People KID SCOOP AMERICAN LEGENDS As Americans connected the far corners of No rt h A m e rica with train tracks, legends telling of amazing achievements celebrated the hard work of the people who laid the tracks. ome say that on the day John Henry was born, all g the creatures came to get a look. Before you could say ,oooh" and "aaah," baby John jumped out of his mother's arms and started to grow. He grew and he grew and he grew until his head busted through the porch roof! Standards Link: Reading Comprehension; recognize sequence of events in a text. How many train engines can you find hidden on this page? Standards Link: Visual discrimination. The Big Race The boss told John Henry to start digging on the other side of the mountain 'TII use the on this side. Whoever gets to the middle The Cuba Free Press 1 WeeklV Wriling J= Tall Tale News Breaking news! A large man, so tall b ered the sun, was sighted on the out of town, around noon. He had an extr large blue ox by his side. He could od Paul Bunyan! When questioned whel was going, he said, "My ma needs around the house," and he went on his Wow! K, 6th ff Incredible news! The lizards in the G Canyon are all losing their beautiful co This all started when a coyote pushed a on them. They were all stuck and to free, they had to shed their skins. Froi on they will blend in with the groundl their surroundings. So if you see a lii you're one of the lucky ones! Dan 5th b Pecos Bill lived in Arizona and he rod nados. He was the fastest draw i] desert. He could lasso a tornado and ride on it. It was the fastest way to tr ( 4th gt .Paul Bunyan was so strong that he pull a tree right out of the ground and # it around his head. He wrestled a bear an ox at the same time and he pinned t] both down. 3rd This is Jordan from Tall Tale News. got news that a hunter rescued Little Riding Hood and her bad wolf today. And here is Tom the scene. "The hunter told me that he first wins," the boss said,- ..... .... just walking by the house when he hea-_ ,i .... scream. Why did the wold do it you Because it was his job." .:e_ do 7th gj When America was young, Pecos Bil!.We famous western cowboy. His horse, wid ha Maker, once kicked a man halfway to  moon. He could out shoot, out rope andf J Henry and the steam drill went i!:) ride anyone. He could rope a tornado ] at it all day and all night. Early the next morning, John Henry s John Henry's hammering has shaken ride it to wherever he wanted to go _tl Christop met the one dug by the :of his story Replace each blank line in t The boss jaw dropped of the words above so that the story 3rd g in wonder. John Henry had cut 'i  :: ) through 15 feet of solid ; r"_ i ...... ': ': the machine had only cut through  ,Those who tell the,!@ say that Joh n Henry worked sohard r------------------------------" 1' ninet ne DrOKe lqiS llcar[, when tne contest was (lone, ne lat(l (]own  hi hamm, a,,O diO. Some ,y that to this day, when the [ Help sponsor [ ) sing, you can hear John Henry's hammer ring. I Newspapers m EducatiO Standards Link: History: Recognize similarities and differences of earlier generatmns m such areas as work, drawmg from folklore. Narrative Anal/sts. Comp_rehend the basra plot of folk tales. , Find the words in the puzzle, l Cuba Free Press|l /They say John Henry hammered his way I "1"- | I EGENDS - ,  then in this weeks Kid Scoop I PO BOX 568, Cuba, Me 654 , | through the mountain wzth a 20-pound [ ( [t] / . . M ........ HA MP_,K stones and actzvmes | harmner in each hand. Circle the numbers [ __...- ] i on each hammer that add up to exactly ] Il $1 [I / MOUNTAINS  n ,l I v u r,,l r H  I |20. I n nnlu / MACHINE I ................. 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Make a list of the advantages and disadvantages of doing each job with a machine and with people. Standards Link: History: Compare and contrast everyday life in different times and r,ecognize that somethings change over time. Published: April 3, 2003 Send your story to: Cuba Free P P O. Box 56 Please include your school and grade. Cuba, MO 65 , i i i, i