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Multi-ethnic Group of Friends
  1. Read the Wonderopolis article, "When Were Swings Invented?"

  2. Did You Get It?  Test your knowledge by completing the quiz.

  3. Take the Wonder Word Challenge by dragging the word to its matching definition.

  4. Now read the article about the playground engineer, "Dream Jobs: Construction Project Manager".

  5. Take the reading check quiz.

  6. Complete the reading activities that your teacher has assigned.

  7. Finally, click on the arrows below to move forward and backward on the brief slide show below.  What do you feel is the most important purpose of a playground?  Thinking about this will help you create a design.

  8. Good work on building your background knowledge!  If you have finished tasks 1-5, you may now select from some additional videos and articles about playgrounds below:

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