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    Welcome to Ms. Jones' class!

    Extended School Year Program

    Program Hours: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

    Google Meet Link: https://meet.google.com/pjq-txza-jnt

     

    Daily Schedule:

    8:30 am - 9:00 am - Morning Meeting and Check-In

    9:00 am - 9:30 am - ELA Read Aloud & Moby Max: www.mobymax.com/signin/ll19

    9:30 am - 10:00 am - ELA Writing Assignments

    10:00 am - 10:30 am - Math Instruction

    10:30 am - 11:00 am - Think Central - Go Math Activities

     11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Related Services

    12:15 pm - 12:30 pm - Submit Work / Classroom Closures 

     

    Our ESY Thematic Project: The Ocean and The Water Cycle - Students will complete assignemnts on this topic and submit work for final project. 

     

     

    * Each Morning students will sign into Google Meet at 8:30.

     

    *Assignments will be posted on Class Dojo daily. 

     

    *Students will receive related services on select days.

       

    Daily Assignments: Please submit all assignments via Class Dojo

    Tuesday 7/7/20:

    Oceans: Students will watch the below video about the Oceans of the World.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1WZsxVDTqcU

    Students will answer the below questions, write their answers on paper and submit their work. 

    1. What kinds of animals live in the ocean? 
    2. Where are 2 places a whale might live? 
    3. What are 2 animals that live in water but not in the ocean? 
    4. How many oceans are there in the world?

    Maps and Globes: Students will watch the below video about Maps and Globes.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_pOKoIAnybg

     ~ Students will answer the below questions, write their answers on paper and submit their work. 

    1. What does a globe show us? 
    2. What does a world map show us? 

    ~ Students will draw their own picture of a globe.

    ~Students will complete individual assignments on Moby Max (ELA): https://www.mobymax.com/signin/ll19

    Math

    ~Students will complete individual GoMath assignments on Think Central.

           https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do

    Field Trip

    ~Virtual Exploration to the Monterey Bay Aquarium: https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams/

     

    Monday 7/6/20:

    Learning Activities:

    • Students will read the story “The Great White Man-Eating Shark” found on BookFlix.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0064pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

    ~Students will write vocabulary words down on paper.

    • cross: angry or grumpy
    • female: a woman or girl animal or human
    • greedy: always wanting more
    • prey: an animal that is hunted for food by another animal
    • resentful: feeling jealous or angry towards someone for having something that you don’t have
    • terror: intense fear
    • vegetarian: a person or animal that does not eat meat

    ~Comprehension:

      • Students will answer the following questions: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
      • Students will draw a picture of their favorite part of the story and write two complete sentences about their picture.
    • Students will complete individual GoMath assignments on Think Central.

           https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/ePC/start.do

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    Welcome to Ms. Jones' class!

    Paraprofessionals: Mrs. Scott and Mrs. Vital

    Room 125

    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 for the remainder of the school year.  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. 

     

    Important Message
    A Message Regarding an Update to the District's School Closure

    As per Governor Murphy's Guidance to School Districts: school buildings will remain closed for the remainder of the school year. Please visit the COVID19 resource page for the relaunch at home instructional plan. Additionally, see the latest update letter below, under District News and Information.

    Thank you for your continued support of the Orange Public School District. 

    Dr. Gerald Fitzhugh, II

    Superintendent of Schools

     


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    I am looking forward to working together to help your child succeed!

    Please feel free to contact me at:

     
    ~  jonesmel@orange.k12.nj.us 
     
    ~ Class Dojo

     

    Office Hours:

    9:00am-11:00am

    and 

    1:00pm-3:00pm

    Extended Learning Resources:

    www.brainpopjr.com

    www.mobymax.com/signin/ll19

    www.abcya.com

    www.starfall.com

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/ 

    Online workbooks: 

    https://www.education.com/download/workbook/94230/first-grade-math-workbook.pdf

    https://www.education.com/download/workbook/99379/reading-practice-consonant-clusters-workbook.pdf

    https://www.education.com/download/workbook/99377/addition-mission-facts-practice-workbook.pdf

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html# 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Read Aloud:

    www.storylineonline.net

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/home?authCtx=U.646723860

     

    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 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

     

    ***Parents please confirm and or upload students' work, when completed. Work will be graded.***

     

    Daily Assignments:

    Week of: 6/15/20 - 6/19/20

     

    Monday: 6/15/20

     

    ~ 1:30  Classroom Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/pjq-txza-jnt

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Blackout”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0131pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    ~ Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards, or pair words with pictures. 

     

    • busy: having a lot to do
    • huddle: to gather around
    • normal: usual or typical
    • quiet: not loud

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 8 - Lesson 1: Add or Subtract Within 20

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7:  Subtraction with Regrouping 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: 

     

    ~Review the read aloud from ELA.

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0131pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    Find an archived newspaper or magazine article about a real blackout in New York City. Read it aloud to the students. If possible. As you read, discuss how the fictional and true accounts of the story differ. Guiding questions:

    • What kind of information do you learn from the video? What do you learn from the article?
    • How is the power outage shown in the video? How is it described in the article?
    • Who is the narrator in the video? Who is the narrator in the article? How is the point of view different?
    • What information is the same in both accounts?
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Tuesday: 6/16/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Blackout”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0131pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 8 - Lesson 1: Add or Subtract Within 20

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7:  Subtraction with Regrouping 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science:

     

    ~This week’s read aloud is found on Bookflix. “How Do You Know it’s Summer”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0131pr?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    Review the four seasons with students. Use a 4-column chart to record the students’ ideas. Draw pictures to express students’ ideas when possible. Guiding questions:

    • What are the names of the four seasons?
    • What is the weather like in fall (autumn)/winter/spring/summer?
    • What happens to plants in fall (autumn)/winter/spring/summer?
    • What do animals do in fall (autumn)/winter/spring/summer?

     

    Wednesday: 6/17/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Blackout”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0131pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • Have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.
    • Have students list the events that occurred in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Have students identify both the problem and the solution to the story.
    • Have students write down their answers.
    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 8 - Lesson 1: Add or Subtract Within 20

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7:  Subtraction with Regrouping 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies:

     

    ~Review the read aloud from ELA.

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0131pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    Continue activity: Find an archived newspaper or magazine article about a real blackout in New York City. Read it aloud to the students. If possible. As you read, discuss how the fictional and true accounts of the story differ. Guiding questions:

    • What kind of information do you learn from the video? What do you learn from the article?
    • How is the power outage shown in the video? How is it described in the article?
    • Who is the narrator in the video? Who is the narrator in the article? How is the point of view different?
    • What information is the same in both accounts?
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Thursday: 6/18/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Blackout”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0131pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 8 - Lesson 1: Add or Subtract Within 20

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7:  Subtraction with Regrouping 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science:

     

    ~This week’s read aloud is found on Bookflix. “How Do You Know it’s Summer”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0131pr?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    Continue this week’s assignment: the four seasons with students. Use a 4-column chart to record the students’ ideas. Draw pictures to express students’ ideas when possible. Guiding questions:

    • What are the names of the four seasons?
    • What is the weather like in fall (autumn)/winter/spring/summer?
    • What happens to plants in fall (autumn)/winter/spring/summer?
    • What do animals do in fall (autumn)/winter/spring/summer?



    Friday: 6/19/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Blackout”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0131pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    ~Review Vocabulary:

    • busy: having a lot to do
    • huddle: to gather around
    • normal: usual or typical
    • quiet: not loud

     

    ~Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 8 - Lesson 1: Add or Subtract Within 20

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7:  Subtraction with Regrouping 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Complete this week’s assignment and submit!

     

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    Week of: 6/8/20 - 6/12/20

     

    Monday: 6/8/20

     

    ~ 1:30  Classroom Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/pjq-txza-jnt

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Space Case”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0067pr/story?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    ~ Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards, or pair words with pictures. 

    • breakfast: the meal that you eat in the morning
    • Christmas: a holiday celebrated on December 25th
    • communicate: to share your thoughts and feeling with another person; to talk
    • costume: an outfit that you wear that disguises who you really are
    • helmet: a kind of hard hat that you wear to protect your head
    • kid(s): child or children
    • natives: people from a particular place
    • observe: to carefully look at something
    • rotten: bad
    • school yard: the outdoor area around a school usually where children play

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Review Chapter

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 6: Problem Solving 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Space Travel

     

    • Talk with students about the history of space travel. Show them photos and video clips of various space exploration milestones, such as the first lunar landing. Encourage students to discuss what it might be like to travel into space.
    • Have students watch the SpaceX mission that launched May 30, 2020.
    • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAtjTawE5KA
    • Have students draw their own spaceship and write a sentence about it. 

     

    Tuesday: 6/9/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Space Case”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0067pr/story?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Review Chapter

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 6: Problem Solving 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: Students will read the below book. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” 

     

    https://www.google.com/search?q=the+very+hungry+caterpillar&oq=the+very+hungry+caterpillar&aqs=chrome..69i57j46j0l5j69i61.6639j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

     

    • Tell students that they should listen for the following words: butterfly, chrysalis, eggs, and caterpillar. Have them consider how these words relate to the story and the very hungry caterpillar.
    • After the story students will start to illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly.
    • Students will continue to finish this project throughout the week.

     

    Wednesday: 6/10/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Space Case”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0067pr/story?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • Have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.
    • Have students list the events that occurred in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Have students identify both the problem and the solution to the story.
    • Have students write down their answers.
    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Review Chapter

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 6: Problem Solving 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Students will read the below book found on BookFlix. “Updated Earth”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0067pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • In this book students are introduced to the main components that comprise the Earth—the crust, mantle, and core—and also to the concept of plate tectonics. Earth teaches students about the impact of volcanoes and earthquakes and explains how continents and islands were formed. 
    • Students will draw a picture of the Earth and write a complete sentence about something they learned from the story. 

     

    Thursday: 6/11/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Space Case”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0067pr/story?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Review Chapter

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 6: Problem Solving 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: Students will read the below book. “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” 

     

    https://www.google.com/search?q=the+very+hungry+caterpillar&oq=the+very+hungry+caterpillar&aqs=chrome..69i57j46j0l5j69i61.6639j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

     

    • Tell students that they should listen for the following words: butterfly, chrysalis, eggs, and caterpillar. Have them consider how these words relate to the story and the very hungry caterpillar.
    • After the story students will continue to illustrate the life cycle of a butterfly.
    • Students will continue to finish this project throughout the week. It will be due on Friday. 

     

    Friday: 6/12/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Space Case”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0067pr/story?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    ~ Review vocabulary words:

    • breakfast: the meal that you eat in the morning
    • Christmas: a holiday celebrated on December 25th
    • communicate: to share your thoughts and feeling with another person; to talk
    • costume: an outfit that you wear that disguises who you really are
    • helmet: a kind of hard hat that you wear to protect your head
    • kid(s): child or children
    • natives: people from a particular place
    • observe: to carefully look at something
    • rotten: bad
    • school yard: the outdoor area around a school usually where children play

     

    ~Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Review Chapter

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 6: Problem Solving 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Students will read the below book found on BookFlix. “Updated Earth”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0067pr/start?authCtx=U.646723888

     

    • In this book students are introduced to the main components that comprise the Earth—the crust, mantle, and core—and also to the concept of plate tectonics. Earth teaches students about the impact of volcanoes and earthquakes and explains how continents and islands were formed. 
    • Students will draw a picture of a volcano and write a complete sentence about something they learned from the story. 

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    Week of: 6/1/20 - 6/5/20

     

    Monday: 6/1/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0133pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    ~ Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards, or pair words with pictures. 

    • barnacle: a small shellfish that attaches itself to underwater surfaces, such as rocks and the bottom of boats
    • current: the movement of water in a definite direction in a river or ocean
    • invertebrate: an animal without a backbone
    • taunt: tease

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 5: Hands on - 10 Less, 10 More

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 5: Regroup Ones and Tens

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies:

    Students will read the nonfiction resource on Bookflix: “My Home in the Water.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0133pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    Elicit students' background knowledge on life in the water.

    • What animals do you know that live in the water?
    • What different types of water are there? How are rivers and lakes different from oceans?
    • How is life in the water different from life on land? How are sea animals different from each other?
    • Have students write their answers in complete sentences.

     

    Tuesday: 6/2/20

     ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Peanut Butter and Jellyfish”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0133pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    • Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “My Home in the Water”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    • After students have read My Home in the Water, use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast the different animals that they read about. Consider doing further research about each animal on the Internet or in the library.

     

    Animal

    Gills or No Gills

    Big, Medium, Small

    Special Characteristics

    Blue Whale

     

     

     

    Octopus

     

     

     

    Alligator

     

     

     

    Crocodile

     

     

     

    Minnow

     

     

     

    Shark

     

     

     

    Sea Turtle

     

     

     

     

    Wednesday: 6/3/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Duck on a Bike”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    • Have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.
    • Have students list the events that occurred in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Have students identify both the problem and the solution to the story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Students will read the nonfiction resource on Bookflix: “My Home in the Water.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0133pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    • Take a virtual field trip to an aquarium. 
    • Provide students with a virtual scavenger hunt. Possible clues: Find a seahorse, a jellyfish, and a crab.
    • Find three animals that are mammals.
    • Find three animals that are fish.
    • Find two animals that were in the text My Life in the Water.
    • Find three animals with a shell.
    • Find an animal with claws.

     

    Thursday: 6/4/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Duck on a Bike”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “My Home in the Water”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    • Students will continue to work on their graphic organizer.

     

    Friday: 6/5/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Duck on a Bike”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Students will complete and review this week’s work for submission. 

    Students will read the nonfiction resource on Bookflix: “My Home in the Water.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0133pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     Elicit students' background knowledge on life in the water.

    • What animals do you know that live in the water?
    • What different types of water are there? How are rivers and lakes different from oceans?
    • How is life in the water different from life on land? How are sea animals different from each other?
    • Have students write their answers in complete sentences.

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    Week of: 5/26/20 - 5/29/20

     

    Tuesday: 5/26/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Duck on a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    ~ Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards, or pair words with pictures. 

     

    • barnyard: the open space outside of a barn
    • careful: acting in a safe way
    • show off: to try to get others to notice you by doing tricks or acting funny
    • waddle: to walk with feet turned out, like a duck
    • wobble: to move back and forth unsteadily

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Activate students' background knowledge on bicycle safety. 

     

          Ask:

    • What are important things to keep in mind when you're riding your bike?
    • Do you have to wear any special kinds of clothing?
    • How do you stay safe from cars?
    • Where are safe places to ride your bike?
    • How can you stay safe while riding in a group?
    • How do you communicate with other riders and drivers?

     

    After, have students read the cross-curricular read aloud found on BookFlix “Bicycle Safety”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0105pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Wednesday: 5/27/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Duck on a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: Let’s Eat Healthy: Students will be able to identify healthy and unhealthy foods.

     

     

    Thursday: 5/28/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Duck on a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.
    • Have students list the events that occurred in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Have students identify both the problem and the solution to the story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Students will read the cross-curricular read aloud found on BookFlix “Bicycle Safety”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0105pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Students will write 2 complete sentences about bicycle safety.
    • Students will draw a picture of themselves safely riding a bicycle. 

     

    Friday: 5/29/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Duck on a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0105pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 4: Hands on Algebra - Compare Numbers

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 4: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Tens

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: Let’s Eat Healthy: Students will be able to identify healthy and unhealthy foods.

    •  Students will watch the below video

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    Week of: 5/18/20 - 5/22/20

     

    Monday: 5/18/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Curious George Rides a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0012pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    ~ Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards, or pair words with pictures. 

     

    • bugle: a kind of horn
    • celebrate: to honor a person or event, usually with a party
    • curious: very interested in something
    • family: the group of people who you live with and who take care of you
    • fleet: a large group of ships
    • jungle: rain forest
    • river: a large body of moving fresh water

     

    ~ Have students write the vocabulary words and definitions.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 2: Hands on Algebra - Use Symbols to Compare

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 3: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Ones

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Monkeys and Other Mammals”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0012pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Review with students the difference between fiction and nonfiction. Explain that fiction tells about things that are imaginary, or make-believe, while nonfiction tells about things that happen in real life. Tell the students that they will be reading (or listening to) a nonfiction book about monkeys. A nonfiction book contains true facts about a subject.
    • Have students draw a picture from the book and write a complete sentence about their picture. 

     

    Tuesday: 5/19/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Curious George Rides a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0012pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 2: Hands on Algebra - Use Symbols to Compare

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 3: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Ones

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Monkeys and Other Mammals”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0012pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Students will draw the ecosystem when monkeys live.
    • Students will write a sentence about where monkeys live. 

     

    Wednesday: 5/20/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Curious George Rides a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0012pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.
    • Have students list the events that occurred in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Have students identify both the problem and the solution to the story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 2: Hands on Algebra - Use Symbols to Compare

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 3: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Ones

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Monkeys and Other Mammals”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0012pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Using a T-Chart have students list the attributes of George that are fictional and those that are nonfictional. For example, Fiction George rides a bike; Nonfiction George is a good climber.

     

    Thursday: 5/21/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Curious George Rides a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0012pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Have students write down their answers

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 2: Hands on Algebra - Use Symbols to Compare

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 3: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Ones

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Monkeys and Other Mammals”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0012pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Students will continue working on their ecosystem pictures
    • Students will write 1 more sentence about their ecosystem

     

    Friday: 5/22/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Curious George Rides a Bike”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0012pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Vocabulary

    • Have students identify vocabulary words as they come across them in the story.
    • Encourage students to use the new vocabulary in other contexts.
    • Have students brainstorm lists of synonyms and antonyms for the new vocabulary words.
    • Encourage students to use context clues to figure out unknown words.

    Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Review events that occured in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Ask students to make and confirm predictions.
    • Encourage students to reread sections they don't understand.
    • Have students write down their answers and submit their work.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 2: Hands on Algebra - Use Symbols to Compare

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 3: 3-Digit Addition: Regroup Ones

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Monkeys and Other Mammals”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0012pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Have students write two facts they have learned from the book.

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    Monday: 5/11/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “ Planting a Rainbow”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0051pr/story?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards, paper, or pair words with pictures. 

    • blooms: the flowers on a plant
    • catalog: a book of things that you can order and that will be delivered to your home
    • rainbow: an arc of color in the sky which is created with sunlight and rain
    • seedlings: young plants
    • seeds: the tiny parts of a plant that are put in the ground
    • sow: to plant seeds
    • sprout: the first shoot of a plant

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 1 - Hands on Algebra: Greater Than

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 2 - Break Apart - 3-Digit Addends 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

    Students will watch the below video:

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOvcW8l3RzE

     

    • Students will make a list of items that can be recycled. Make three columns have students sort items into categories: paper, plastic, and glass. 

     

    Tuesday: 5/12/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Discuss the word "curious" with students. Guiding questions:

    • What does "curious" mean?
    • What do curious people normally do?
    • Describe a time that you were curious.
    • Encourage students to watch and listen for ways that the garden is curious. Tell them to look for any other characters that are curious too.
    • Have students write two complete sentences about the story.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 1 - Hands on Algebra: Greater Than

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 2 - Break Apart - 3-Digit Addends 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: This week’s read aloud is found on Bookflix. “Our Earth: Helping Out”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/rt/lessonplan/bk0096pr?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Teach the life cycle of a plant. Begin with guiding questions:

    • Where do seeds come from?
    • What do seeds make?
    • What happens to seeds when they are given the things that plants need to live? 
    • How do seeds grow?
    • Have students draw a plant with seeds in the soil
    • Students will write one complete sentence about their picture.

     

    Wednesday: 5/13/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 1 - Hands on Algebra: Greater Than

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 2 - Break Apart - 3-Digit Addends 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

    Students will watch the below video:

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOvcW8l3RzE

     

    • Have students find items around the house that can be recycled. 
    • Have students identify if the items are paper, plastic or glass. 

     

    Thursday: 5/14/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    • Have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.
    • Have students list the events that occurred in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Have students identify both the problem and the solution to the story.
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 1 - Hands on Algebra: Greater Than

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 2 - Break Apart - 3-Digit Addends 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: Make a poster with students that shows the life cycle of a plant. 

     

    Beans are a good example because most students have seen green beans and the seeds inside the pods. The poster should list the steps of the life cycle and have an illustration accompanying each step. 

     

    The steps for a bean plant are:

    1. A plant begins as a seed.
    2. The seed sprouts.
    3. The seed grows roots.
    4. The sprout grows into a plant.
    5. The plant grows a fruit.
    6. The fruit holds the new seeds inside.
    7. The seeds are dropped and the cycle starts over.

     

    Friday: 5/15/20

     

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

     

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

     

    Vocabulary

    • Have students identify vocabulary words as they come across them in the story.
    • Encourage students to use the new vocabulary in other contexts.
    • Have students brainstorm lists of synonyms and antonyms for the new vocabulary words.
    • Encourage students to use context clues to figure out unknown words.

    Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Ask students to summarize the book or story.
    • Review events that occured in the beginning, middle, and end of the story.
    • Ask students to make and confirm predictions.
    • Encourage students to reread sections they don't understand.
    • Have students write down their answers and submit their work.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

     

    First Grade: Chapter 7 - Lesson 1 - Hands on Algebra: Greater Than

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 2 - Break Apart - 3-Digit Addends 

     

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle

    Students will watch the below video:

     

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOvcW8l3RzE

     

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    Week of: 5/4/20 - 5/8/20

    Monday: 5/4/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    Before reading the story:

    1. Preview these important vocabulary words:
      • blossom: the flowering part of a plant; to open like a flower
      • curious: interested in learning about and exploring new things
      • dreary: boring; dull
      • drizzly: lightly raining
      • explore: to look around and discover things about a new place
      • ordinary: regular; usual
      • restless: wanting to move; not staying still
    2. Discuss the word "curious" with students. Guiding questions:
      • What does "curious" mean?
      • What do curious people normally do?
      • Describe a time that you were curious.
    1. After watching the read along, have students write down their vocabulary and definitions. 

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 10 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 110 - 120 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 1- Draw to Represent 3-Digit Addition

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Germs and Handwashing

    Students will watch the below video:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YBGsoimPXZg

    Handwashing Keeps You Healthy: Explain to students that they will be learning about germs and where germs can be found. They will also be learning about ways to stop the spread of germs and talking about other things they can do to stay healthy.  

    Ask students:

    • Do you know what germs are? Can you see them? 

    Sum up: Germs are tiny living things that can make you sick. Germs are so small that they can’t be seen, except under a microscope. (Illustrate by pinching your thumb and forefinger together.)  

    • How do you think germs are spread? Sum up: Coughing and sneezing are two examples, but the most common way that germs are spread is by the hands.  
    • What do you think happens if you touch a doorknob that has germs on it? Sum up: The germs come off on your hands.  Then what happens if I shake your hand? Sum up: You will get germs too. 
    • Have students write two complete sentences about germs and handwashing.

     

    Tuesday: 5/5/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    Before reading the story:

    ~ Ask students what they can recall from yesterday’s lesson. 

    Sample questions you can ask:

    1. How do you think that a garden could be curious?
    2. What kinds of things might a curious garden do?
    3. What questions do you have about this video?
    4. What do you think might happen in the video?

    Encourage students to watch and listen for ways that the garden is curious. Tell them to look for any other characters that are curious too.

    ~After reading the story, have students write 2 complete sentences about the story. 

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 10 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 110 - 120 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 1- Draw to Represent 3-Digit Addition

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: This weeks read aloud for science is found on BookFlix. “Our Earth: Helping Out”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    ~ After reading the story, brainstorm with students what things seeds need to grow. Make a list of all of the students' ideas and then narrow it down to four essential components: warmth (sunlight), water, nutrients (soil), and air. 

     

    Wednesday: 5/6/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    Fluency

    • Assign students a portion of the book to read aloud.
    • Read a portion of the book to the students. Have them reread it back to you.

         Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 10 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 110 - 120 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 1- Draw to Represent 3-Digit Addition

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Germs and Handwashing

    Students will watch the below video: “Wash Your Hands Song”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dDHJW4r3elE&vl=en

    • Students will write down the steps of washing your hands properly
    • Have students the read and demonstrate the steps

     

    Thursday: 5/7/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    • Watch the Story: A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. 
    • Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. 
    • Fact or Fiction: underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.
    • Have students write 2 complete sentences about a key topic in the book. 

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 10 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 110 - 120 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 1- Draw to Represent 3-Digit Addition

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: This weeks read aloud for science is found on BookFlix. “Our Earth: Helping Out”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    Teach the life cycle of a plant. Begin with guiding questions:

    • Where do seeds come from?
    • What do seeds make?
    • What happens to seeds when they are given the things that plants need to live? (Refer to the list you created on during Tuesday’s lesson)
    • How do seeds grow?
    • Have students draw a plant and write a complete sentence about it. 

    The Life Cycle of a Plant:

    • A plant begins as a seed.
    • The seed sprouts.
    • The seed grows roots.
    • The sprout grows into a plant.
    • The plant grows a fruit.
    • The fruit holds the new seeds inside.
    • The seeds are dropped and the cycle starts over.

     

    Friday: 5/8/20 (Assessment/Work Submission)

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Curious Garden”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0096pr/start?authCtx=U.646723880

    ~ Have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.

    ~ Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Have students write down their answers.
    • Review these important vocabulary words:
      • blossom: the flowering part of a plant; to open like a flower
      • curious: interested in learning about and exploring new things
      • dreary: boring; dull
      • drizzly: lightly raining
      • explore: to look around and discover things about a new place
      • ordinary: regular; usual
      • restless: wanting to move; not staying still

    ~Submit this week's work!

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks. 

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 10 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 110 - 120 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 1- Draw to Represent 3-Digit Addition

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: BrainPop Jr.

    Students will watch the below video:

    https://jr.brainpop.com/health/bewell/washinghands/

    Students will complete:

    1. The Easy Quiz
    2. Draw About It
    3. Write About It

     

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    Week of: 4/27/20 - 5/1/20

     

    Monday: 4/27/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “All Around the World”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    1. Introduce or review rhyming with students. Start with simple rhymes, such as words ending in –at or –ot. Then, introduce some of the words from the video, such as: red, fall, see, and sun. Challenge students to brainstorm words that rhyme with those. Then, encourage students to watch and listen for rhymes in the video.
    2. Preview these other important vocabulary words:
      • crown: the uppermost part of a tree
      • husk: the outer covering of a piece of corn
      • kin: people in the same family
      • moat: a deep, wide ditch, usually filled with water, surrounding a castle
      • raft: a flat boat, moved with oars or a pole

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 9 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 100 - 110 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 11 - Solve Multistep Problems

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies:

    ~ Choose 3-4 different places in the world to study and compare. 

    ~ Connect the study to All the World (ELA Read Aloud) by asking children what things are the same all over the world. 

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~ Give students some ideas from the video, such as: there is sky all over the world, there are families all over the world. For example, read articles or books, or show a video that shows families in the places that you chose to study. Then lead students in a discussion of how families in all of these places are the same. Have students draw pictures or use a magazine to cut pictures out of to create a collage of families from different parts of the world. On the collage, write some of the ways that students discovered that families are the same. Create collages for the other elements that you choose to compare as well.

     

    Tuesday: 4/28/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “All Around the World”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    • Watch the Story: A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. 
    • Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. 
    • Fact or Fiction: underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.
    • Have students write 2 complete sentences about a key topic in the book. 

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 9 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 100 - 110 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 11 - Solve Multistep Problems

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: Students will read the Nonfiction Resource: “Energy is Everywhere”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Review the three different types of energy introduced in Energy Is Everywhere: heat energy, light energy, and sound energy. 

    ~Using the book as a reference, list examples of each type of energy. Then, challenge students to think of other examples from their lives. 

    ~Add to each list. Give students the assignment to be "Energy Detectives" and to collect examples of each type of energy everywhere they see them. Each day, give the detectives an opportunity to share what they observed. See how long the lists can grow!

     

    Wednesday: 4/29/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “All Around the World”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~ After reading the story, have students draw a picture of the main character and write some adjectives that describe them.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 9 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 100 - 110 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 11 - Solve Multistep Problems

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies:

    Continue working on your collage project:  3-4 different places in the world to study and compare. 

    ~ Connect the study to All the World (ELA Read Aloud) by asking children what things are the same all over the world. 

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~ Give students some ideas from the video, such as: there is sky all over the world, there are families all over the world. For example, read articles or books, or show a video that shows families in the places that you chose to study. Then lead students in a discussion of how families in all of these places are the same. Have students draw pictures or use a magazine to cut pictures out of to create a collage of families from different parts of the world. On the collage, write some of the ways that students discovered that families are the same. Create collages for the other elements that you choose to compare as well.

     

    Thursday: 4/30/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “All Around the World”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Fluency

    • Assign students a portion of the book to read aloud.
    • Read a portion of the book to the students. Have them reread it back to you.

         Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 9 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 100 - 110 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 11 - Solve Multistep Problems

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Science: Continue working on your Energy List!

    Students will read the Nonfiction Resource: “Energy is Everywhere”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Review the three different types of energy introduced in Energy Is Everywhere: heat energy, light energy, and sound energy. 

    ~Using the book as a reference, list examples of each type of energy. Then, challenge students to think of other examples from their lives. 

    ~Add to each list. Give students the assignment to be "Energy Detectives" and to collect examples of each type of energy everywhere they see them. Each day, give the detectives an opportunity to share what they observed. See how long the lists can grow!

     

    Friday: 5/1/20 (Assessment / Work Submission)

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “All Around the World”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Phonics

    • Say each vocabulary word, stretching it so that you pronounce all the sounds. Ask students to write down the letters that correspond to the sounds they hear in each word.
    • Select five words from the book that are on the Dolch Basic Sight Word list or similar high-frequency word list. Make sure students recognize these words.
    • Vocabulary words:
      • crown: the uppermost part of a tree
      • husk: the outer covering of a piece of corn
      • kin: people in the same family
      • moat: a deep, wide ditch, usually filled with water, surrounding a castle
      • raft: a flat boat, moved with oars or a pole

    Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Have students write down their answers.

     

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: 

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 9 - Model, Read, and Write numbers from 100 - 110 

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 11 - Solve Multistep Problems

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    Social Studies: Finish working on your collage project:  3-4 different places in the world to study and compare. 

    ~ Connect the study to All the World (ELA Read Aloud) by asking children what things are the same all over the world. 

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0102pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~ Give students some ideas from the video, such as: there is sky all over the world, there are families all over the world. For example, read articles or books, or show a video that shows families in the places that you chose to study. Then lead students in a discussion of how families in all of these places are the same. Have students draw pictures or use a magazine to cut pictures out of to create a collage of families from different parts of the world. On the collage, write some of the ways that students discovered that families are the same. Create collages for the other elements that you choose to compare as well.

     

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    Week of: 4/20/20 - 4/24/20

    Monday: 4/20/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Caterpillar and the Polliwog.”

    Students will read along with the story below.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards, or pair words with pictures.

    • beautiful : very pretty
    • butterflies: flying insects usually having colorful wings
    • cocoon: a kind of nest that caterpillars make that helps them turn into butterflies
    • friends: people who you like and who like you
    • fun: having a good time
    • handsome: good looking
    • pond: small body of water
    • watch: to look at something

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks:

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 8 - Problem Solving - Show Numbers in Different Ways

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 10 - Algebra - Write Equations to Represent Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    This week’s cross-curricular read aloud: “A Tadpole Grows Up”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/book?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~This story introduces readers to the changes involved as a tadpole grows into a frog.

    ~Build student’s background knowledge about frogs and caterpillars. Have students look at photos of the animals, cocoons, etc., and explain the phrase lifecycle.

    ~Have students explore the concept of symmetry. Explain to students that the wings of a butterfly are symmetrical. Have them create their own symmetrical butterflies with the following activity:

    • Fold a piece of paper in half.
    • Draw a wing-like design on the paper.
    • Cut along the design, and then unfold the paper.
    • Create a symmetrical pattern for your butterfly.


    Tuesday: 4/21/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Caterpillar and the Polliwog.”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    • Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    • Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.
    • Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks:

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 8 - Problem Solving - Show Numbers in Different Ways

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 10 - Algebra - Write Equations to Represent Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    This week’s cross-curricular read aloud: “A Tadpole Grows Up”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/book?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~ Have students write 3 facts they have learned from the story.

    Wednesday: 4/22/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Caterpillar and the Polliwog.”

    Students will read along with the story below.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Fluency
    Assign students a portion of the book to read aloud. Read a portion of the book to the students. Have them reread it back to you.

    ~Comprehension
    Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?

    ~Have students write down their answers.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks:

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 8 - Problem Solving - Show Numbers in Different Ways

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 10 - Algebra - Write Equations to Represent Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    This week’s cross-curricular read aloud: “A Tadpole Grows Up”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/book?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Ask students to draw a picture of the animal in its natural habitat.
    ~Ask students to name three to five characteristics of the animal featured in the story.
    ~Help students find three additional facts about the animal featured in the story.

    Thursday: 4/23/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Caterpillar and the Polliwog.”

    Students will read along with the story below.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Phonics

    • Say each vocabulary word, stretching it so that you pronounce all the sounds. Ask students to write down the letters that correspond to the sounds they hear in each word.
    • Select five words from the book that are on the Dolch Basic Sight Word list or similar high-frequency word list. Make sure students recognize these words.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks:

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 8 - Problem Solving - Show Numbers in Different Ways

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 10 - Algebra - Write Equations to Represent Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    This week’s cross-curricular read aloud: “A Tadpole Grows Up”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/book?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Help students find three additional facts about the animal featured in the story. Add the additional facts to yesterday’s assignment.

    Friday: 4/24/20 - Assessment (All Work is Due)

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Caterpillar and the Polliwog.”

    Students will read along with the story below.

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Comprehension

    • Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    • Have students write down their answers.
    • Have students write and define vocabulary:

    ~ beautiful : very pretty
    ~ butterflies: flying insects usually having colorful wings
    ~ cocoon: a kind of nest that caterpillars make that helps them turn into butterflies
    ~ friends: people who you like and who like you
    ~ fun: having a good time
    ~ handsome: good looking
    ~ pond: small body of water
    ~ watch: to look at something

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks:

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 8 - Problem Solving - Show Numbers in Different Ways

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 10 - Algebra - Write Equations to Represent Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    This week’s cross-curricular read aloud: “A Tadpole Grows Up”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0011pr/book?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Review this week’s work with students and submit work.

     

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    Week of: 4/6/20 - 4/9/20

    Monday: 4/6/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Come on, Rain!”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Before Viewing the Video: Introduce students to the vocabulary. You can write vocabulary words on index cards or pair words with pictures.

    • squinting: looking at something with your eyes partly shut, such as trying to read something that is small, or looking into the sunlight
    • parched: very dry
    • sizzling: very hot
    • pant: to breathe heavily because you are hot or tired
    • drooping: sagging down
    • phonograph: an old fashioned record player with a horn that the sound comes out of
    • thunder: the crashing sound that happens when hot and cold air collide in the sky
    • lightning: flashes of light in the sky that come before thunder
    • insect: scientific word for bug
    • sway: to rock back and forth
    • skid: to slide to a stop

    After the read aloud, have students recall the story in their own words. Have students write 2 complete sentences using 2 of the above vocabulary words.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks:

    First Grade: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7 - Tens and Ones to 100

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 9 - Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:


    Students will read the cross-curricular book on Bookflix below.
    “Rainy Weather Days”


    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Lead a discussion about why rain is important. Guiding questions:

    • What things need rain?
    • How does rain help the environment?
    • What would it look like in a place where it never rained?
    • What would it look like in a place where it rained all the time?

    ~Show students photographs online of a desert environment and a rainforest environment. Ask them to identify which environment gets lots of rain and which environment gets very little rain. How do they know?

    ~Students will draw a picture of a rainy day and write a complete sentence about their picture.

    Tuesday: 4/7/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Come on, Rain!”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Practice the comprehension strategy and sequencing with the children. Write the following sentences on sentence strips. Mix the sentence strips up, read or describe them aloud with the students, then have them rearrange the sentences in the correct order.

    • It is another hot, scorching day in the city.
    • Tess wants to put on her bathing suit.
    • Tess’s mama sweats outside as she works in the garden.
    • Tess sees rain clouds.
    • Tess, her friends, and their mothers dance in the refreshing rain.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks:

    First Grade:Chapter 6 - Lesson 7 - Tens and Ones to 100

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 9 - Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    Students will read the cross-curricular book on Bookflix below.
    “Rainy Weather Days”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Show students photographs online of a desert environment and a rainforest environment. Ask them to identify which environment gets lots of rain and which environment gets very little rain. How do they know?

    ~Watch and Sing the “Water Cycle Song”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWb4KlM2vts

    ~Teach students the Water Cycle Song: "Precipitaaaaa-tion, Evaporaaaaa-tion, Condensaaaaa-tion! The water cycle goes around and round, the water cycle goes up and down." (Repeat as many times as desired). Body movements: Start with hands above your head. For "precipitation," circle them down to your right, wiggling your fingers to show rain or snow. Swoop your arms in front of your body and bring them back up on the left side, still wiggling your fingers, as you sing "evaporation." When your hands get above your head again, wave your hands back and forth as you sing "condensation." Twirl around in a circle when you sing "the water cycle goes around and round." Swing your arms in an arc when you sing "the water cycle goes up and down." Repeat as many times as desired, challenging the students to sing and dance at different speeds.

    ~After, have students write 2 complete sentences about the water cycle.

    Wednesday 4/8/20:

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Come on, Rain!”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    ~Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.

    ~Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.

    ~Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7 - Tens and Ones to 100

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 9 - Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    Students will read the cross-curricular book on Bookflix below.
    “Rainy Weather Days”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Lead a discussion about why rain is important. Guiding questions:

    • What things need rain?
    • How does rain help the environment?
    • What would it look like in a place where it never rained?
    • What would it look like in a place where it rained all the time?

    ~Students will write 2 sentences about the rain and how it helps the environment.

    Thursday: 4/9/20 - Review and Assessment

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “Come on, Rain!”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Review this weeks vocabulary words:

    • squinting: looking at something with your eyes partly shut, such as trying to read something that is small, or looking into the sunlight
    • parched: very dry
    • sizzling: very hot
    • pant: to breathe heavily because you are hot or tired
    • drooping: sagging down
    • phonograph: an old fashioned record player with a horn that the sound comes out of
    • thunder: the crashing sound that happens when hot and cold air collide in the sky
    • lightning: flashes of light in the sky that come before thunder
    • insect: scientific word for bug
    • sway: to rock back and forth
    • skid: to slide to a stop

    ~Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays
    Fluency

    ~Assign student a portion of the book to read aloud.

    ~Read a portion of the book to the student. Have them reread it back to you.

    Comprehension:
    ~Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?

    ~Have students write down their answers.


    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Lesson 7 - Tens and Ones to 100

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Lesson 9 - Subtraction

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    Students will read the cross-curricular book on Bookflix below.
    “Rainy Weather Days”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0018pr/start?authCtx=U.646723860

    Review the guiding questions:

    • What things need rain?
    • How does rain help the environment?
    • What would it look like in a place where it never rained?
    • What would it look like in a place where it rained all the time?


    ~Have students write down their answers and draw a picture about the book.
    ~Have students explain their picture.

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    Week of: 3/30/20 - 4/3/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Ant and the Grasshopper”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0115pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    ~Students will watch the story and read the book.

    ~Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.

    ~Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.

    ~Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Tens and Ones to 50

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Add to Find Differences

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

    Science and Social Studies:

    Cross-Curricular: Referencing the Read-Aloud from the ELA assignment. Students will read the Bookflix bundle book.

    Science: Students will read “Inside The Ant Colony.”

    ~Ask students to name three to five characteristics of the animal featured in the story.
    ~Help students find three additional facts about the animal featured in the story.
    ~Discuss the ways in which the animal from the story is adapted to its environment.
    ~Ask students to write a diary entry from the point of view of the animal in the story.

    Social Studies:

    ~Students will continue charting the weather each day.
    ~Students can watch the below videos and sing along:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8GeA3anPdo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZjpI6fgYSY

    Tuesday 3/31/20

    ELA: Continue with this week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Ant and the Grasshopper”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0115pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    Students will watch the story and read the book.

    Comprehension

    ~Ask students (and encourage students to ask themselves) questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    ~Ask students to summarize the book or story.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Tens and Ones to 50

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Add to Find Differences

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    After students have read Inside an Ant Colony, use a graphic organizer to identify different types of ants and their unique traits and characteristics.

    ~Type of Ant
    ~Job in the Colony
    ~Special Characteristics
    ~Worker


    Queen - 


    Army ant -


    Carpenter ant -


    Fire ant -


    Leaf-cutter ant -

     

    Wednesday 4/1/20:

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Ant and the Grasshopper”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0115pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    Students will watch the story and read the book.

    Review the below vocabulary words. Write them down and discuss what they mean.

    Preview these important vocabulary words:

    ~antennae: the long "feelers" on the top of an insect's head that it uses to smell and taste
    ~boulevard: a wide street or road
    ~burden: something heavy that is carried
    ~colony: a place where many ants live together
    ~humid: a warm and wet environment
    ~persevere: to stick with something difficult; to not give up
    ~remnants: leftovers
    ~thwart: to trick or outsmart someone
    ~weary: tired

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Tens and Ones to 50

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Add to Find Differences

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    After students have read Inside an Ant Colony, use a graphic organizer to identify different types of ants and their unique traits and characteristics.

    Review with students the difference between fiction and nonfiction. Explain that fiction tells about things that are imaginary, or make-believe, while nonfiction tells about things that happen in real life. Tell the students that they will be reading (or listening to) a nonfiction book about insects. A nonfiction book contains true facts about a subject.

    Have students write 2 sentences about something they remember from the book.

    Thursday 4/2/20:

    ELA: Continue with this week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Ant and the Grasshopper”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0115pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    Students will watch the story and read the book.

    Lead a discussion about how the ant’s feelings changed from the beginning to the end of the video. Begin by brainstorming feelings words with students. List the words that they come up with, along with a visual that shows the feeling. For more support, consider using a pre-made feelings chart. Then, replay, or read the beginning of the story. Ask:

    ~How does the ant feel?
    ~What in the video/book shows you or tells you how she feels?
    ~Why does she feel that way?

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Tens and Ones to 50

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Add to Find Differences

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    Science and Social Studies:

    After students have read Inside an Ant Colony, use a graphic organizer to identify different types of ants and their unique traits and characteristics.

    Ask: "How do ants work together to make sure the whole colony runs smoothly? Why is their teamwork important to their survival? What in the text makes you think that?"

    Friday 4/3/20: Review and Assessment Day: Submit Work!

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “The Ant and the Grasshopper”

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0115pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    Students will watch the story and read the book.

    ~Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.

    ~Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.

    ~Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Tens and Ones to 50

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Add to Find Differences

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

    Science and Social Studies:

    Cross-Curricular: Referencing the Read-Aloud from the ELA assignment. Students will read the Bookflix bundle book.

    Science: Students will read “Inside The Ant Colony.”

    ~Ask students to name three to five characteristics of the animal featured in the story.
    ~Help students find three additional facts about the animal featured in the story.
    ~Discuss the ways in which the animal from the story is adapted to its environment.
    ~Ask students to write a diary entry from the point of view of the animal in the story.

    Social Studies: Submit Chart

    ~Students will continue charting the weather each day.
    ~Students can watch the below videos and sing along:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8GeA3anPdo

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ZjpI6fgYSY

     

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    Week of : 3/23/20 - 3/27/20

    ***Parents please confirm and or upload students' work to Class Dojo when completed. Work will be graded.***

    Daily Assignments:

    Monday 3/23/20

    ELA: This week’s read aloud is found on BookFlix. “And Then it’s Spring”

    Below is the link:

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/category/pairs/node-33978?authCtx=U.642726498

    Students will watch the story and read the book.

    Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.

    Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.

    Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Using Related Facts

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Two Digit Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

    Science and Social Studies:

    Cross-Curricular: Referencing the Read-Aloud from the ELA assignment.

    Animals and Nature:

    Ask students to draw a picture of the animal in its natural habitat.
    Ask students to name three to five characteristics of the animal featured in the story.
    Help students find three additional facts about the animal featured in the story.
    Discuss the ways in which the animal from the story is adapted to its environment.
    Ask students to write a diary entry from the point of view of the animal in the story.

    Earth and Sky:

    Have students deliver a local weather report each school day.
    Ask students to make a poster that illustrates the characteristics of each of the four seasons.
    Ask students to draw a map of their bedrooms.
    Help students learn the names of the planets in our solar system.
    Help students make a list of fun activities that can be done during each season.
    Ask students to draw pictures of themselves clothed appropriately for each season.


    Tuesday 3/24/20

    ELA:

    Continue with this weeks story:

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0111pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    Comprehension

    Ask students (and encourage students to ask themselves) questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?
    Ask students to summarize the book or story.

    Math:

    Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Using Related Facts

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Two Digit Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

    Social Studies:

    Heroes In Our Community

    Students will write at least two sentences about their favorite hero and draw a picture of that hero, after watching the below video.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ge46YNCQy4

    Introduce the topic by asking some questions, such as: What is a hero? What is a community?
    Define a hero as a person who is admired for their bravery, and they way they help others.
    Define community as a neighborhood where people work and live.
    Community heroes are people who help keep us safe, healthy, and happy in our neighborhood.

    Science:

    Matter: Sink or Float

    Students will learn the relative densities of different objects. Sink or float? This lesson has students guess the densities of different objects and place them into water to test their predictions.

    Pick objects around the house and have students predict if the object will sink or float when placed in water. Write down the predictions, then have fun testing the items to see if they were correct.

    Students will watch the below video. Pause throughout for questions and answers.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eQuW8G2QV_Q

    Wednesday 3/25/20

    ELA:

    Continue with this weeks story:

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0111pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.
    Read a portion of the book to the students. Have them reread it back

    Vocabulary
    Have students identify vocabulary words as they come across them in the story.
    Encourage students to use the new vocabulary in other contexts.
    Have students brainstorm lists of synonyms and antonyms for the new vocabulary words.
    Encourage students to use context clues to figure out unknown words.

    Comprehension
    Ask students questions as they read or listen to stories. Examples: Who is the main character? What problem is the character having? What is the setting of the story? How is the character's problem solved? What is the book mainly about? What did I learn from this book?

    Ask students to summarize the book or story by writing 3 complete sentences or drawing a picture.

    Math:

    Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Using Related Facts

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Two Digit Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

    Science:

    Sink or Float (Day 2)

    Students will watch the below BrainPOPJr. Video. Pause throughout for questions and answers.

    https://jr.brainpop.com/science/forces/sinkorfloat/

    After, Students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw About it, and Write About it activities.

    Social Studies:

    Heroes in our Community (Day 2)

    Students will watch the below BrainPOPJr. Video. Pause throughout for questions and answers.

    https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/communities/communityhelpers/

    After, Students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw About it, and Write About it activities.

    Thursday 3/26/20

    ELA:

    Continue with this weeks story:

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/pair/detail/bk0111pr/start?authCtx=U.642726498

    Ask students to draw a time line of events that happened in the story.
    Ask students to use a word web to show main concepts and related concepts.
    Ask students to make and confirm predictions.
    Encourage students to reread sections they don't understand.
    Ask students to think about how the book or story is like another book or story that they know.

    Math:

    Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.

    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Using Related Facts

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Two Digit Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

    Science:

    Students will read along with the below book, Who Sank the Boat by Pamela Allen.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5uRe0w_RBw

    After, continue to predict what items will sink or float. Have students record their answers and explain why some items float and some items sink.

    Social Studies:

    Homes in our community. Have students watch the below video.

    https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/communities/homes/

    Discussing homes is a great way for your children to explore and understand the world around them. It also allows children to discuss what they know and share their personal experiences with others. Review with your children that people live in different types of homes. A home is a place where you live and provides shelter and safety. Homes can come in different shapes, colors, and sizes and they can be made from different materials. Review with your children that a neighborhood is a place where people live, work, and help each other and neighborhoods can have many different homes.

    Have students draw a picture of their home and write a complete sentence about their picture.

    Friday 3/27/20

    ELA: Week Review and Assessments

    The read aloud is found on BookFlix. “And Then it’s Spring”

    Below is the link:

    https://bookflix.digital.scholastic.com/category/pairs/node-33978?authCtx=U.642726498

    Students will watch the story and read the book.

    Watch the Story: streaming video of a classic children's story. A Read Along option can be activated to display the audio portion of the story, with word-by-word highlighting, as it plays.

    Read the Book: related nonfiction text presented in an eBook format. The Read Along option can be activated to hear the text read aloud with word-by-word highlighting. In addition, key content vocabulary words are highlighted in yellow. Placing the cursor on the highlighted word will display its definition, and the ear icon can be clicked to hear the definition read aloud.

    Puzzlers: interactive educational games related to the specific pair. Word Match reinforces key vocabulary from the nonfiction text by asking players to match a definition to the correct vocabulary word. Fact or Fiction underscores the differences between fiction and nonfiction by asking players to identify a series of statements as either fact or fiction. Which Came First? fosters the ability to follow a plot by asking players to identify the beginning, middle, and end of a story. Ear icons can be clicked to hear the game directions, as well as all statements and definitions, read aloud.

    Math: Students will continue working in their GoMath workbooks.
    Here are links to the workbooks: Chapter 6 - Using Related Facts
    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#
    Second and Third Grade: Chapter 5 - Two Digit Addition and Subtraction with Regrouping
    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

    Science and Social Studies:

    Cross-Curricular: Referencing the Read-Aloud from the ELA assignment.

    Animals and Nature:

    Ask students to draw a picture of the animal in its natural habitat.
    Ask students to name three to five characteristics of the animal featured in the story.
    Help students find three additional facts about the animal featured in the story.
    Discuss the ways in which the animal from the story is adapted to its environment.
    Ask students to write a diary entry from the point of view of the animal in the story.

    Earth and Sky:

    Have students deliver a local weather report each school day.
    Ask students to make a poster that illustrates the characteristics of each of the four seasons.
    Ask students to draw a map of their bedrooms.
    Help students learn the names of the planets in our solar system.
    Help students make a list of fun activities that can be done during each season.
    Ask students to draw pictures of themselves clothed appropriately for each season.

     

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    Week of: 3/17/20 - 3/20/20

     

    Tuesday 3/17/20:

    ELA: This weeks read aloud is "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover" by Lucille Colandro

     

    Here is a link to the read aloud: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-IHn_r6osg

     

    Students will be answering -Wh questions about the story. Please pause throughout the story for questions and answers. For example, Who is the main character? What is the main character doing? What is the setting? What time of day is it? Where does the story take place? Why are certain things happening in the story? How is the main character feeling?

     

    Here is a resource students can use to review -Wh questions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXWK1-L41f0://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXWK1-L41f0

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets to answer the questions.

     

    Math: 

    Students are working on Addition and Subtraction single digit and with regrouping.

     

    Have students watch the following video:

     https:/https://jr.brainpop.com/math/additionandsubtraction/addingwithregrouping//jr.brainpop.com/math/additionandsubtraction/addingwithregrouping/ 

     

    After, students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw About it, and Write About it activities. Students will complete the assigned GoMath activities.

     

    *Students have been provided physical copies of their Go Math workbooks as well as the online workbook links above.

     

    Science:

    We are continuing our Insect Unit. Students will be identifying key characteristics about familiar insects.

     

    Students will watch the Following video: https://jr.brainpop.com/science/animals/insects/

     

    After, students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw About it, and Write About it activities.

    * Students have been provided with worksheets to complete for this lesson. 

     

    Social Studies:

    Students are continuing their study of Landforms. Students will watch the following video: https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/landforms/

     

    After, Students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw About it, and Write About it activities. 

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets for this lesson.

     

    Wednesday 3/18/20:

    ELA: Students will continue to read the above story "There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Clover." Please continue to ask -Wh questions throughout the story. After the story, students will write three complete sentences about what they have read. For example: My favorite part of the story was...., The main character of the story is...., St. Patrick's Day is fun because...

     

    Please have students focus on sentence structure (handwriting, capitalization, punctuation, contains a verb, and expresses a complete idea.)

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets for this lesson.

     

    Math: Students will continue to work on Addition and Subtraction single digit and with regrouping. 

    Below is the link to the students’ go math workbooks.

     

    First Grade: Chapter 5 - Addition and Subtraction Relationships

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

     

    Second and Third Grade: 2-digit Addition and Subtraction with regrouping.

     https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

     

    Science:

    We are continuing our Insect Unit. Students will be identifying key characteristics about familiar insects.

     

    Students will watch the Following video. Please pause throughout the video for questions and answers. This allows you to check for understanding:  https://jr.brainpop.com/science/animals/insects/

     

    After, students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw About it, and Write About it activities.

     

    *Students have been provided assignments in their take home packet for this lesson.

     

    Social Studies:

    Students are continuing their study of Landforms. Students will watch the following video: https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/landforms/

     

    After, Students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw About it, and Write About it activities. 

     

    *Students have been provided assignments in their take home packet for this lesson.

     

    Thursday 3/19/20:

    ELA: Students will watch the below video on "Settings" in a story.

    https://jr.brainpop.com/readingandwriting/storyelements/setting/

     

    After, students will complete the Easy Quiz, Draw about it, and Write about it activities.

     

    *Students have been provided assignments in their take home packet for this lesson.

     

    Math: Students will continue to work in their Go Math workbooks below.

    First Grade: Chapter 5 - Addition and Subtraction Relationships

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

     

    Second and Third Grade: 2-digit Addition and Subtraction with regrouping.

     https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

      

    *Students have been provided with their GoMath workbooks for this lesson.

     

    Science:

    We are continuing our Insect Unit. Students will be identifying key characteristics about familiar insects.

     

    Students will watch the Following video. Please pause throughout the video for questions and answers. This allows you to check for understanding:  https://jr.brainpop.com/science/animals/insects/

     

    Please have students draw their favorite bug, label the parts and write a sentence about the picture. 

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets for this lesson.

      

    Social Studies:

    Students are continuing their study of Landforms. Students will watch the following video: https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/landforms/

     

    Please have students draw any land form label the landform and write a sentence about the picture. 

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets for this lesson.

     

    Friday 3/20/20:

    ELA: Students will watch the below video about capitalization:

    https://jr.brainpop.com/readingandwriting/sentence/capitalandlowercase/

     

    Students will then write 3 sentences using correct capitalization about their favorite thing about going to school.

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets for this lesson.

     

    Math: Students will continue to work in their Go Math workbooks below.

     

    First Grade: Chapter 5 - Addition and Subtraction Relationships

    https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr1/student_edition_ebook_9780544348790_/index.html#

     

    Second and Third Grade: 2-digit Addition and Subtraction with regrouping.

     https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/gr2/student_edition_ebook_9780544348806_/index.html

     

     *Students have been provided physical copies of their Go Math workbooks as well as the online workbook links above.

     

    Science:

    We are continuing our Insect Unit. Students will be identifying key characteristics about familiar insects.

     

    Students will watch the Following video. Please pause throughout the video for questions and answers. This allows you to check for understanding:  https://jr.brainpop.com/science/animals/insects/

     

    Please have students draw their favorite bugs habitat, label the parts and write a sentence about the picture. 

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets for this lesson.

     

    Social Studies:

    Students are continuing their study of Landforms. Students will watch the following video: https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/landforms/

     

    Please have students draw any land form label a different landform landform and write a sentence about the picture. Have students describe key identifying factors about the landform.

     

    *Students have been provided with worksheets for this lesson.