• On this page, you will find the resources needed to complete your assignments while at home. Pay close attention to the date or title of the resource to make sure you are using the correct one. If you are looking for resources for Mrs. Hetey's math or science classes, make sure to visit her website.

    As always, use our Microsoft Teams account to ask questions or email me at kferrentino@aldenschools.org . I will try to reply ASAP but remember there are other students in my classroom the days you are at home.
    Mr. Schall will also be available daily for support. Click this link to find how to reach him.  
    He will be on daily at 2:30 for ELA/Writing and 3:00 for math!

    https://www.aldenschools.org/domain/594

     

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  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 29).

    Blues- Monday, April 12th
    Golds- Wednesday, April 14th

    Reading:
    1. Read the text Should Students Pay to Play?. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the comprehension check using this Microsoft Form.
    3. GOLD ONLY Complete any IXL ELA assignment for 15 minutes total. If you are done before 15 minutes, you should do another activity.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Choose a(ONE) famous Native American.
    Sitting Bull- Sitting Bull video, Sitting Bull Website,
    Crazy Horse- Crazy Horse WebsiteCrazy Horse Video
    Chief Joseph- Chief Joseph Video Chief Joseph Website.
    Watch the video and read the article that goes along with your Native America.
    2. Complete the graphic organizer attached to your checklist.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called, "Famous Native American"
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Famous Native American."

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on "Verbs Part 1" Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Identify the main verbs and helping verbs”  until you reach 100% mastery or for 10 minutes.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 30).

    Blues- Monday, April 19th
    Golds- Thursday,  April 22nd

    Reading:
    1. Read the text The Lost Treasure. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the comprehension check using this Microsoft Form.
    3. Complete the IXL activity called, “Summarize a story” until you reach an 80-100% Smart Score.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Watch these two videos on the Nashua River. Video 1 Video 2
    2. Use the graphic organizer attached to take notes about the videos. Be prepared to write a paragraph about what you learned.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called, "Learn More About the Nashua River."
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Learn More About the Nashua River.”

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on "Verbs- Part 2" Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Is the sentence in the past, present, or future tense?” for ”  until you reach 100% mastery or for 10 minutes.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 28).

    Blues- Monday, March 26th 
    Golds- Thursday, March 29th

    Reading:
    1. Read the text Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the comprehension check using this Microsoft Form.
    3. Complete any IXL ELA assignment for 15 minutes total. If you are done before 15 minutes, you should do another activity.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Re-read the Firsthand and Secondhand Accounts passage. Think about which account you find most interesting.
    2. Complete the graphic organizer attached to your checklist.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called, "First and Secondhand Accounts- Unit 7 Week 4 Day 4"
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “First and Secondhand Accounts- Unit 7 Week 4 Day 4."

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on "Noun Pronoun Agreement" Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Replace the noun with a personal pronound”  until you reach 100% mastery or for 10 minutes.


  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 23).

    Blues- Monday, March 8th
    Golds- Wednesday, March 10th

    Reading:
    1. Read the text What is Women’s History Month?. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the Comprehension check using this Microsoft Form.
    3. Complete the IXL Assignment, "Use key details to determine the main idea”  until you reach an 80-100% smart score.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Explore the links to “Women in History” on your teacher’s webpage and select one woman you’d like to learn more about.
    Women- My Hero
    Duckster- Women Biographies
    National Geographic Women
    2. Fill out your note catcher while reading.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called, "Women in History."
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Women in History."

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on "Subject and Object Pronouns." Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Choose between subject and object personal pronouns ”  until you reach 100% mastery.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 26).

    Blues- Monday, March 15th
    Golds- Thursday, March 18th

    Reading:
    1. Read the text Life in Space. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the comprehension check using this Microsoft Form.
    3. Complete the IXL Assignment, "Determine the main idea of a passage”  until you reach an 80-100% smart score.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Choose one of the four "Tour an International Space Station" links using this website: Space Station Choices2. Fill out your note catcher while reading.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called, "What I learned on my space station tour."
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “What I learned on my space station tour."

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on "Possessive Pronouns" Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Use Possessive pronouns ”  until you reach 100% mastery or for 10 minutes.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 27).

    Blues- Monday, March 22nd
    Golds- Wednesday, March 24th

    Reading:
    1. Read the text Native Americans Trail of Tears. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the Comprehension Check using this Microsoft Form.


    GOLDS ONLY- Watch Week 4 Day 2 video

    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Reread Native Americans Trail of Tears.
    2. Fill in the given graphic organizer.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called, "What did you learn about the Trail of Tears?"
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “What did you learn about the Trail of Tears?"

    Writing/grammar

    1. Complete the IXL activity called, "Choose the best topic sentence." Work for 80-100% or for 10 minutes.

    NO SKILLS PRACTICE BOOK OR GRAMMAR PAGES THIS WEEK!

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 23).

    Blues- Monday, March 1st
    Golds- Thursday, March 4th

    Reading:
    1. Read the text Should You Be Banned from Buying Junk Food?. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the comprehension check using this Microsoft Form.
    3. Complete the IXL Assignment "Select and Use Text Features”  until you reach an 80-100% smart score.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Re-read the article on junk food or listen to it here
    2. Fill out your note catcher while reading.
    2. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Should You Be Banned from Buying Junk Food?"
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Should You Be Banned from Buying Junk Food?"

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on Noun and Pronouns Part 2 Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Form the singular or plural possessive.”  until you reach 100% mastery.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 23).

    Blues- Monday, February 22nd 
    Golds- Wednesday, February 24th. 

    Reading:
    1. Read the text The Cold Facts. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the Microsoft Form comprehension check.
    3. Complete the IXL Assignment "Identify the narrative point of view.”  for 15 minutes.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Use this link to go on a virtual field trip to Niagara Falls. Field Trip!
    2. Fill out your note catcher while watching. You may want to pause the video to collect notes!
    2. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Niagara Falls Virtual Field Trip."
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Niagara Falls Virtual Field Trip."

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on Nouns and Pronouns, Part 1. Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Is the Noun Singular or Plural?”  For 10 minutes or until you reach mastery
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  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 22).

    Blues- Monday, February 8th 
    Golds- Thursday, February 11th. 

    Reading:
    1. Read the text King's Dream Lives On. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the Microsoft Form comprehension check.
    3. Complete the IXL Assignment "Match Cause and Effects in information text" for 15 minutes.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Reread the excerpt in your Making Meaning Workbook called, "Excerpt from Hurricanes
    2. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Hurricanes CEE." Use the text to find text details.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Hurricanes CEE."

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on Compound Sentences Part 2. Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Create compounded sentences?”  For 10 minutes or until you reach mastery
    .

    3. Type your fiction story. You should create a new Word document and save it to your OneDrive. You may want to use this Saving to OneDrive video to remind you how to do so. Make sure to give your file a name.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 21).

    Blues- Monday, February 1st 
    Golds- Wednesday, February 3rd. 

    Reading:
    1. Read the poem SICK. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the Microsoft Form comprehension check.
    3. Complete the IXL Assignment "Draw Inferences from a Text" for 15 minutes.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Reread the poem called, Circles. This is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Circles Poem Inference Seesaw." Use the poem to find text details.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Circles Poem Inference Seesaw."

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on Compound Sentences Part 1. Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Is the sentence simple or compound?”  For 10 minutes each day you are home (20 minutes total).

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 20).

    Blues- Tuesday, January 25th
    Golds- Wednesday, January 28th

    Reading:
    1. Read the passage Twin Luck. It is also attached to your checklist.
    2. Complete the Microsoft Form comprehension check.
    3. Watch the MM lesson video Unit 5 Week 2 Day 3. You will need your Making Meaning Workbook.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Reread the passage above Twin Luck.
    2. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Twins' Luck CEE" Answer using the passage from above or the one attached to your checklist.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Twins' Luck CEE"

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on Fragments and run-on sentences Part 2. Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Is it a complete sentence or a run-on?” ?" For 10 minutes each day you are home (30 minutes total).

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist (week 19).

    Blues- Tuesday, January 19th
    Golds- Wednesday, January 22nd

    Reading:
    1. Week 12 crossword puzzle
    2.  IXL Skill- "Draw inferences from a Text" for 20 minutes each day you are home.


    Writing:
    Writing to Respond:
    1. Read the excerpt from,The Van Gogh Cafe."
    2. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "The Van Gogh Cafe Writing Assignment" Answer using the passage from above or the one attached to your checklist.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “The Van Gogh Cafe Writing Assignment"

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video on Fragments and Run-on Sentences. Make sure to have your Student Skills Book with you and a pencil.
    2. Work on IXL activity called, "Is it a complete sentence, a fragment, or a run-on?" For 20 minutes each day you are home.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, January 11th
    Golds- Thursday, January 14th

    Reading:
    1. Read the passage called, "Snow Day Fever"
    2. Complete the comprehension check. Remember to use the passage to help you.


    Writing:
    1. Watch the BrainPop video on theme & then theme video 2.
    2. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Snow Day Theme" Answer using the passage from above.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Snow Day Theme”

    Writing/grammar

    1. Watch this video to review capitalizing text.
    2. Work on IXL Correct Capitalization Errors for 10 minutes each day or 30 minutes total.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, January 4th
    Golds- Wednesday, January 6th

    Reading:
    1. Read the passage called, "What is Christmas"
    2. Complete the comprehension check using Microsoft Forms.


    Writing:
    1. Read your published draft on Seesaw. Remember to use the VIDEO feature!
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, "Digital Author's Chair 2- Personal Narrative."

    2. BLUES ONLY: Watch this video called, "Holiday Homophones" Then complete the holiday homophones form.
    3. GOLDS ONLY: GO onto Seesaw and complete the activity called, "New Year, Awesome Me."

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, December 14th
    Golds- Thursday, December 16th

    Reading:
    1. Watch the video called "Story Elements Character, Setting, Events"

    2. Complete (try to get to mastery) the IXL Activity called, "Identify Story Elements."


    Writing:
    1. Type your second draft of your personal narrative, including any revisions you made in class recently. You may want to use this video to remind you how to make a new document and save it to your OneDrive. 

    2. Go onto IXL and (try to reach mastery) complete the activity called, "Add Imagery to Stories."

    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Tuck Everlasting CEE 3." Answer BOTH questions using the novel.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Tuck Everlasting CEE 3.”
  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, December 7th
    Golds- Thursday, December 10th

    Reading:
    1. Read the story called, A Christmas Cookie Twist
    2. Complete this story comprehension check on Microsoft Forms. You may want to use the article to help you answer the questions


    Writing:
    Part 1: Watch this video to remind yourself about sensory details: Sensory Details Video
    P
    art 2: Go onto IXL and work on the Identifying Sensory Details activity for 15 minutes daily.


    2. Watch the video on Review of Answering CEEs- Tuck Everlasting Questions to review how to answer CEE questions.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Tuck Everlasting CEE 2." Answer BOTH questions using the novel.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Tuck Everlasting CEE 2.”
  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.
    Golds- PART ONE & PART 2 checklist come back December 2nd. 

    Reading:
    Thanksgiving checklist:
    1. Read the texts called, "The Case of the Missing Turkey & The First Thanksgiving Turkey Mystery
    2. Complete this comprehension check on Microsoft Forms. You may want to use the texts to help you answer the questions

    Other checklist:
    1. Read the story called, Can't Sit Still
    2. Complete this comprehension check on Microsoft Forms comprehension check. You may want to use the article to help you answer the questions

    TUCK EVERLASTING VIDEOS!
    Chapters 11, 12, 13 Making Meaning Lesson

    Chapters 14 & 15 Making Meaning Lesson


    Writing:
    Thanksgiving Checklist-- Go onto seesaw and complete the activity called, "The Case of the Missing Turkey" Narrative Writing."

    1. Complete the sensory detail activity using the personal narrative example called,  "Snow Day"
    2. Watch the video on Answering CEE Questions to review how to answer CEE questions.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Tuck Everlasting CEEs." Answer BOTH questions using the novel.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Tuck Everlasting CEE.”
  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, November 23rd
    Golds- PART ONE & PART 2 checklist come back December 2nd. 

    Reading:
    1. Read the story called, Can't Sit Still
    2. Complete this article comprehension check on Microsoft Forms comprehension check. You may want to use the article to help you answer the questions


    Writing:
    1. Complete the sensory detail activity using the personal narrative example called,  "Snow Day"
    2. Watch the video on Answering CEE Questions to review how to answer CEE questions.
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Tuck Everlasting CEEs." Answer BOTH questions using the novel.
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Tuck Everlasting CEE.”
  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, November 16th
    Golds- Thursday, November 18th

     Reading:
    1. Read the text called, "A Leaping Birthday
    2. Complete this article comprehension check on Microsoft Forms comprehension check. You may want to use the text to help you answer the questions

     Writing:
    PART 1. Watch these videos to refresh your memory on theme and story elements.
    PART 2. Pick a movie or tv show and look for the story elements. Fill in the note catcher attached to your checklist while watching.
    PART 3. Now create a PowerPoint sharing your findings. You may want to use this PowerPoint template to share your ideas. Remember to file, save as, to your OneDrive. Always give your file a NAME! 
    ****You may want to catch this PowerPoint Basics video to help you do your PowerPoint.

  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, November 9th

    Golds- Thursday, November 12th

     

    Reading:

    1. Read the article, Meet a Soldier
    2. Complete this article comprehension check on Microsoft Forms comprehension check. You may want to use the article to help you answer the questions

     

    Writing:
    1. Go onto Seesaw and listen to 3 peer's stories. Then comment on 3 friend's stories.

    2. Read Big Cat Readings take notes using the note sheet attached to your checklist. 
    3. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Why are big cats endangered?
    *You may want to use this organizer to help you plan your writing.

    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Why are big cats endangered?”
  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, November 2nd

    Golds- Thursday, November 4th

     

    Reading:

    1. Read the article, Candy Corn- A Unique Treat
    2. Complete this article comprehension check on Microsoft Forms--comprehension check. You may want to use the article to help you answer the questions. There is a copy of the article text attached to the form.

     

    Writing:
    1. Take out your printed copy of your writing from school. You can turn it into a book or print it out.
    2. Head onto Seesaw and read your final copy to us! Use the video tool!


    2. Head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Should This Lion Cub Be in a Zoo?" Make sure to listen to the video attached to the activity and to READ THE DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY!   You should use the note catcher attached to your checklist to help plan your writing.
    You could also read the article alone by clicking this link: Should This Lion Cub Be in a Zoo?
    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, "Should This Lion Cub Be in a Zoo?"
  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, October 26th

    Golds- Thursday, October 29th.

     

    Reading:

    1. Read the article, Who You Calling Ugly?  

    2. Complete this article comprehension check on Microsoft Forms Comprehension Check. You may want to use the article to help you answer the questions

     

    Writing:
    1. Type your story using Microsoft Word. Remember to save your story to your one drive. Use the technology tip video to help you as needed.


    2. Read page 17 and page 18 in your Making Meaning workbook. Take notes using the Venn Diagram. Then head onto Seesaw and look for the activity called "Comparing Lions and Tigers." Listen to the video to hear about tigers. Fill out your Venn-diagram.


    3. Using the Venn-Diagram from your readings, complete the journal on Seesaw called, “Comparing Lions and Tigers.” Do you best work!

    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, “Comparing Lions and Tigers.”
  • The following resources will be helpful to complete this week's checklist.

    Blues- Monday, October 19th

    Golds- Wednesday, October 21st.

     

    Reading:

    Pages 14 & 15-Great Women of The American Revolution excerpt
    Audio of Miss Ferrentino reading excerpt 
    Follow along if you'd like, as I read the excerpt aloud!
    Complete workbook page 13.  

     

    Writing:
    1. Finish one story in your notebook. Have a solid beginning, middle & end.
    2. Complete your writing task on Seesaw- "The Most Heroic Spies."

    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, "The Most Heroic Spies."
      Most Heroic Spies PowerPoint (use as needed)
  • The following items will be needed to successfully complete your weekly checklist.

    Blue- Due Tuesday 10/13

    Gold Due- Thursday 10/15

     

    Reading:

    1. Read Lava on the Loose Reading

    2. Complete seesaw (app.seesaw.me) activity called, "Read a Newspaper Article Using Investigative Questions: Lava on the Loose"

    3. Complete the week 4 crossword puzzle.

     

    Writing:

    1.Reread  "All Work and No Play: Trends in School Recess" on pages 10 & 11 in Making Meaning Workbook

    2.Read Recess at Risk 

    3.Complete activity on seesaw called "Thoughts on Recess."

     For Seesaw, students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Complete the activities mentioned above.

     

     

     

  • Below are the items you will need to complete the reading and writing checklist items before returning to school.

    Blue due Monday 10/5

    Gold due Wednesday 10/7

     

    Reading:

    -This week you need to open up your Making Meaning Workbook and re-read "Egyptian Burial" on pages 6-7. If you forgot your workbook at home, below you find a copy of the text.

    Egyptian Burial Reading

    -You will then complete the question attached to your checklist packet. Please look back into the text to help you. Here is a copy of the question sheet in case you misplaced yours.

    Egyptian Burial Questions

     

    Reading log- You should log your reading for each weekday you are home. This week you are home for TWO days.

    Remember to study your vocabulary cards daily. They should come back to school with you each day!

     

    Writing:

    -Continue to work on a piece from your writing journal. This might be a fairytale retold, Scranimal poems, poems about ordinary moments, memories from your own life, I could be... nonfiction, or anything you have started in class.

    -Complete the journal prompt on Seesaw called, "Wonderful Stories." Read the directions carefully.

    Students will:

    1. Open the Seesaw app or website at app.seesaw.me
    2. Choose "I'm a Student"
    3. Type in the code given by the teacher (child at home learning code)
    4. Click "activities" and choose the one called, "Wonderful Stories."