1.  How Do People Use Parks and Green Space?

 

Group 1: Aracely, Angel, Juan

-People use them to play, to eat, to recreate and enjoy themselves in the parks and green space.

-People use them to have picnics and go camping.

-People like to go camping to have or share some time with their friends and family.

-Also, people like to go to the park to share time with family, to work out, to picnic, etc.

-People use them to share beautiful moments with their families.

-People also use them to have barbecues.

 

Group 2: Jose, Palmira, Nataniel

-For recreation.

-For having parties.

-To have fun.

-For camping.

-For playing games like football, baseball, volleyball.

-For doing exercise.

-For walking/exercising your pet.

-For relaxing and enjoying nature.

 

Group 3: Oksana, Cesar, Wei Yu

-We have been talking and decided that people like to walk, to listen to music, do exercise, have picnics, ride bicycles, breathe fresh air, etc.

-To see the morning dew.

 

Group 4: Beto, Luis, Armando

-People use parks and other green space for doing exercise and also for other recreation. For example: hiking, running, walking, jogging, breathing and picnicking.

 

Group 5: Gaspar, Fernando, Mirian

-To recreate: play soccer and football, run, study, read, picnic, spend moments with their family, and walk.

 

Created by Level 5 PM EL Civics class Fall 2006

2.  Why Are Parks and Green Space Important?

 

Group 1: Aracely, Angel, Juan

-Itís important to have parks and green spaces because it is nice to be in contact with nature. Also, it is good for the health.

-Because there is fresh air and it is relaxing there.

-It is important to have this natural environment for our own life. Not just for human life, also for the animals and other wildlife.

-We need this environment to exist and have a lot of the stuff we have.

 

Group 2: Jose, Palmira, Nataniel

-People can take pictures.

-People can enjoy nature.

Animals can live in these places.

-Theyíre a source of life.

-To keep the air fresh and clean.

-People can enjoy open spaces.

 

Group 3: Oksana, Cesar, Wei Yu

-We think itís very important to have these, because nature gives us good health. People can sit on the grass in quiet space, be alone around nature and get satisfaction from nice conversation with friends.

-Itís also important to keep air clean and share life in company with animals.

 

Group 4: Beto, Luis, Armando

-They are important because those kinds of places help people to be healthy, to relax and you can have a lot of fun.

-They are important too because you can breathe fresh air.

 

Group 5: Gaspar, Fernando, Mirian

-It is important because the parks and green space keep air fresh, donít allow the world to become hotter, keep us alive, keep a good environment, and keep a good habitat for the animals (food circle).

-Parks help people to socialize.

 

Created by Level 5 PM EL Civics class Fall 2006