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Surprise! We saw bears

Newcomers learning to camp saw a black bear and her cubs. The bears were far away. They took pictures of the bears. Photo - Parks Canada

Newcomers learning to camp saw a black bear and her cubs. The bears were far away. They took pictures of the bears.
Photo – Parks Canada

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Newcomers to Canada enjoy learning about camping and wildlife.

Last year we went camping. We camped in a national park.

We woke up very early. We went bird watching. We didn’t see any birds.

We saw a black bear and her cubs!

We were very surprised.

The bears were far away from us.

We were very quiet.

Read the story and do the exercise.


A baby black bear learns the ropes
Bear cubs and sow at watering hole

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Tips to keep your brain healthy

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Story adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Patty Bossort

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You can keep your brain healthy.

Five simple ways to keep your brain healthy:

Read the story and learn the vocabulary.

Reading by: Patty Bossort

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