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     Welcome to Mrs. Penn's Homepage!

    first graders

     

    Name: Mrs. Jaime Penn
    Email Address:  mcconnja@orange.k12.nj.us   
    Phone number: (973) 677-4100

     

    Imani Alexander

    E-mail: Alexanim@orane.k12.nj.us


     

     Availability Hours: 9-11am and 1-3pm

     Extended Learning Resources

    I-Read

    I-Ready

    Pearson Realize

    Brain Pop

    Story Line Online 

     Dear Children of the Earth

    How To Change Language Settings in Dojo

    Spanish Translation of Class Dojo

     

     

    Welcome/Introduction

     

     

    Dear Parents and Students,

    Welcome to the Extended Learning Resource Page.  This page was created to provide students working from home with access to assignments, links, assessments, and practice resources.  Schools will be closed from Tuesday, March 17 – Friday, March 27.  Additional information and daily updates can be found on the district’s COVID-19 Resource Page found at https://www.orange.k12.nj.us/domain/3058.

     

    Office Hours

     

    I will be available daily to answer any questions you may have.  My virtual Office Hours are as follows:

    AM, Monday – Friday: 9:00AM – 11:00AM

    PM, Monday – Friday: 1:00PM – 3:00PM

     

    Contact Information

     

    Should you have any questions about assignments, you can contact me through the following channels:

    Email:  mcconnja@orange.k12.nj.us

     

    Class Dojo

     

    Assignments

     

     

    ELA 3/17/20: The book we are currently reading is "Dear Children of the Earth." Please use the following link to access the read aloud and answer the following question.

    Dear Children of the Earth


    What is happening that is making the animals worried? Please use text evidence in your response. Please have your child respond on the piece of paper provided (the question is listed at the top) and take a picture and upload it.

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/17/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 10

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 10 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Social Studies 3/17/20:

    Have students complete pages 102-103 in the text book pages that were sent home. The materials are also online using Pearson Realize.

     

    Science 3/17/20: 

    Have students watch the following video on sound: Sid The Science Kid 

    Write on lined paper the answer to the following question: What different sounds do you hear around your home?

     

    ELA  3/18/20: The book we are currently reading is "Dear Children of the Earth." Please use the following link to access the read aloud and answer the following question.

    Dear Children of the Earth


    Who is telling the story and how do you know? Please use text evidence in your response. Please have your child respond on the piece of lined paper provided  and take a picture and upload it.

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/18/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 11

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 11 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Social Studies 3/18/20:

    Have students read pages 104-105 in the text book pages that were sent home and answer the following questions: Ask and answer a question about Veteran’s Day. These lessons and workbook pages were also assigned on Pearson Realize.

     

    Science 3/18/20: 

    Have students watch the following video on sound: Sid The Science Kid 

    Write on lined paper the answer to the following question: What different sounds do you hear outside?

     

    ELA 3/19/20: Review "Dear Children of the Earth." Please use the following link to access the read aloud and answer the following question.

    Dear Children of the Earth


    Why is the Earth writing this letter? Please use text evidence in your response. Please have your child respond on the piece of paper provided  and take a picture and upload it.

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/19/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 12

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 12 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Social Studies 3/19/20:

    Have students take the Chapter 3 Assessment that was included in the packet sent home. 

    Science 3/19/20: 

    Have students review the following video on sound: Sid The Science Kid 

    Write on lined paper the answer to the following question: Compare the sounds you hear inside vs. outside. How are they the same? How are they different?

    ELA 3/20/20: Review "Dear Children of the Earth." Please use the following link to access the read aloud and answer the following question.

    Dear Children of the Earth


    What do you need to do so the Earth will always be your home? Please use text evidence in your response. Please have your child respond on the piece of paper provided and take a picture and upload it.

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/20/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 13

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 13 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Social Studies 3/20/20:

    On a separate piece of paper answer the following question: How do you celebrate being an American?

    Science 3/20/20: 

    Have students review the following video on sound: Sid The Science Kid 

    Write on lined paper the answer to the following question: What was your favorite sound and why?

    ELA 3/23/20: Review "Dear Children of the Earth." Please use the following link to access the read aloud and answer the following question.

    Dear Children of the Earth


    What will happen if we don't love and care for our Earth? Please use text evidence in your response. Please have your child respond on the piece of paper provided and take a picture and upload it.

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/23/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 14

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 14 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Social Studies 3/23/20:

    Have students review pages 110-111 and write a sentence using each of these vocabulary words: present, past, future.

    ELA 3/24/20: The culminating task for "Dear Children of the Earth" will be writing a letter. Please have your child watch the following video on Brain Pop and have them take the quiz after: If you can't access the link, they can log on to Brain Pop directly through clever.

    Sending A Letter

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/24/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 15

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 15 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Science 3/24/20: Read the following article on light and answer the questions that follow on a separate piece of paper.

    Light Article

    ELA 3/25/20: Please write a letter to a friend to prepare for the culminating task. Please use the proper format to write your letter. Review the Brain Pop video below or refer to this anchor chart.

     

    Letter Anchor Chart

    Sending A Letter

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/25/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 16

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 16 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Social Studies 3/25/20:

    Have students read pages 114-117 in the text and complete the questions at the end of the lesson. I will also have lessons on Pearson Realize for students who do not have the workbook pages.

    ELA 3/26/20: For the next two days, students will be working on the culminating task. Please have your child review the story "Dear Children of the Earth." Next, students will write a letter to Mother Earth telling her the part of the Earth you want to care for and how you will take care of it. Please follow the letter writing format from yesterday.

    Dear Children of the Earth

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/26/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 17

    Please complete the problem set and exit ticket for Lesson 17 after you watch the video.  Then, take a picture and upload to Class Story.

    Problem Sets

    Exit Tickets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Science 3/26/20: Have students watch the following Brain Pop Jr. video on Light and take the easy quiz at the end of the video. Students can log onto Brain Pop Jr. through Clever. 

    Light Video

    ELA 3/27/20: Students will continue to work on the culminating task. Please have your child review the story "Dear Children of the Earth." Next, students will write a letter to Mother Earth telling her the part of the Earth you want to care for and how you will take care of it. Please follow the letter writing format from yesterday. If you finished your letter, add more details from the story and use the rubric posted from yesterday as your guide.

    Dear Children of the Earth

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/27/20: Please complete the following March ECR on a separate sheet of paper and upload to class story.

    March ECR

    Social Studies 3/27/20: Have students watch the following Brain Pop Jr. video on Calendar and Dates and take the easy quiz at the end of the video. Students can log onto Brain Pop Jr. through Clever. 

    Calendar and Dates

    ELA 3/30/20: Students will watch the read aloud of the following book "Eat Like A Bear." Make sure to scroll down to the second book on the link.

    Eat Like A Bear

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/30/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 19

    Please complete the problem set ONLY. Then, upload to Class Dojo.

    Problem Sets

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    ELA 3/31/20: Students will watch the read aloud of the following book "Eat Like A Bear." Make sure to scroll down to the second book on the link. Students will then answer the following question on a separate sheet of paper: What weather conditions are preventing the bear from finding food? Please upload to Class Dojo when finished.

    Eat Like A Bear

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 3/31/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 19

    Exit Tickets

    Please complete the exit ticket ONLY. Then, upload to Class Dojo.

    Have students log on to I-Ready for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Science 3/31/20: Students will watch the following Brain Pop Jr. video on sound and take the easy quiz at the end of the video.

    Sound Video

    ELA 4/1/20: Students will re-watch the read aloud of the following book "Eat Like A Bear." Make sure to scroll down to the second book on the link. Students will then draw a picture of the following vocabulary words from the story: hollow, forage, strayed, bare. Please upload to Class Dojo when finished.

    Eat Like A Bear

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 4/1/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 20

    Please complete lesson 20 problem set ONLY. Then, upload to Class Dojo.

    Problem Sets

    Social Studies 4/1/20: Students will watch the following Brain Pop Jr. video on community helpers and take the easy quiz at the end of the video.

    Community Helpers

    ELA 4/2/20: Students will re-watch the read aloud of the following book "Eat Like A Bear." Make sure to scroll down to the second book on the link. Students will then write a sentence for each of the following vocabulary words from the story: hollow, forage, strayed, bare. Please upload to Class Dojo when finished.

    Eat Like A Bear

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 4/2/20: Re- watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 20

    Please complete lesson 20 exit ticket ONLY. Then, upload to Class Dojo.

    Problem Sets

    Science 4/2/20: Students will re-watch the following Brain Pop Jr. video on sound. At the end of the video, click on write about it at the bottom and complete the writing activity.

    Sound Video

    ELA 4/3/20: Students will re-watch the read aloud of the following book "Eat Like A Bear." Make sure to scroll down to the second book on the link. Students will then answer the following question: What is the bear getting ready for? How has she prepared? Use details from the text. Please upload to Class Dojo when finished.

    Eat Like A Bear

    Have students log on to I-Read for 10-15 minutes per day.

    Math 4/3/20: Watch the following video for math.

    Module 4 Lesson 21

    Please complete lesson 21 problem set ONLY. Then, upload to Class Dojo.

    Social Studies 4/3/20: Please log on to Pearson Realize using your Clever username and password and complete assigned lessons. Complete Lesson 3: Daily Life Past and Present.

    Pearson Realize

    General Student Expectations

     

    Student responsibilities in completing the assignments include:

    Identifying a comfortable and quiet space to study/learn

    Dedicating appropriate time to learning, as guided by your teachers

    Routinely checking appropriate Google Classrooms and emails for information on courses, assignments, and resources, on a daily basis

    Attending and participating in any check-in times offered by your teachers

    Engaging in the virtual platforms with academic honesty, integrity, and according to the district’s Acceptable Use Policy

    Submitting all assignments in accordance with provided timelines and/or due dates

     

       

    Helpful Websites

     

    I-Read

    I-Ready

    Pearson Realize

    Brain Pop

     Story Line Online 

     



     

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