Ask a Fourth Grader...

Ask a Fourth Grader...

By Jessica Kunzer \ March 22 2010

Fourth grader, Callie Homgren, sent in her Social Studies paper on why Utah is great. If you are looking to be convinced this is the article for you. And, don't forget! There is still time to get your 5th Grade Passports and 6th Grade SnowPasses!

                                                                                            What Makes Utah Great

School Image (school)By: Callie Holmgren

Utah is beautiful place to live and ski. You can visit great ski and snowboard resorts here in Utah where we have the greatest snow on earth. There are 13 ski resorts in Utah. They are Snowbasin, Powder Mountain, Wolf Mountain, Alta, Snowbird, Park City Mountain Resort, Deer Valley, The Canyons, Brian Head, Brighton, Solitude, Sundance, and Beaver Mountain. There are your 13 reasons why Utah is great!        

In the summer it is as beautiful as it is in the winter. In the summer you can camp, hike, and mountain bike. It is so gorgeous with all the wild flowers, concerts at Snowbasin and picnics on the patio. You have your variety of slopes from beginner to expert. They also have park and rides. It’s so much fun. We have a variety of national parks like Zion’s park. And we are rich in history. We have golden spike and promontory point and the Great Salt Lake. Utah is home to four or five different types of native American Indians. One of them is the Navaho Indians.

For sports fans, Utah is home of the Utah Jazz. Our Universities also have great sports teams to enjoy, like the Weber State Wildcats. We also have the Ogden Raptors and the Bee’s if you like baseball.  Utah has many cultural events, art festivals and museums. Head downtown for lunch and shopping with your BFFs, or take a drive through farm land. Utah is a beautiful state.