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Owl Prowl
About This Project

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  • Develop research skills in young children
  • Showcase student work on the World Wide Web
  • Learn facts about owls
  • Enhance reading and writing skills
  • Appreciate owls and their importance in our world
  • Learn about different owls by visiting the pages of participants
  • Participate in an online collaborative project

    This project supports the following Learning Standards for New York State:

    Mathematics, Science, and Technology
    Standard 2:  Information Systems
    Students will access, generate, process and transfer information using appropriate technologies.

    English Language Arts
    Standard 1:  Language for Information and Understanding
    As speakers and writers, they will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language to acquire, interpret, apply, and transmit information.

    Standard 2:  Language for Literary Response and Expression
    As speakers and writers, students will use oral and written language that follows the accepted conventions of the English language for self-expression and artistic creation.

    Standard 3: Students will listen, speak, read, and write for critical analysis and evaluation.

    Standard 4: Language for Social Interaction
    Students will listen, speak, read, and write for social interaction.

    This project supports the following National Educational Technology Standards for grades Pre K-2. 

    Standards Area 1- Basic Operations and Concepts

    Standards Area  3- Productivity Tools

    Standards Area 4- Communications

    Standards Area 5- Technology Research Tools

    Standards Area 6- Technology Problem-Solving, and Decision-Making

Recommended For Students:

Grades 1-3

Every participating class will research an owl in their environment.  If there are no owls  in the area, the class may choose an owl that they would like to study.  Students will write reports, draw pictures,  poems, and stories about owls. Activities should involve integrated learning and support state learning standards.  Text and illustrations will be sent electronically to be posted on a webpage for each participating class.  The class URL or e-mail address will be posted on the page. 
Owl Prowl


All materials are due by March 31, 1999. The site will be up around  April 15 and will remain posted to be used as a resource for students and teachers.

Number of Participants:

There will be a separate page for twenty-five participating classes.


Participants and visitors will be invited to send their feedback about this project to be posted on the site.

Project Coordinator:

Susan Silverman
Clinton Avenue Elementary School
Port Jefferson Station
New York, 11776

How to register:

Please provide the following information

  • Your full name

  • Your e-mail address and URL

  • Your school

  • School address

  • School phone number

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