• Day 3 - Thursday 3/19

    Today we have Quest.  Please see Mrs. WIlson's page for Quest activities.  https://www.cbsd.org/Page/5950

    •   If your child has Mrs. Sherman for math visit her site for math assignments.  https://www.cbsd.org/domain/1407

       

    • Our reading specialist, Mrs. Sherenian/Mrs. Mattia/Mrs. Harlan has gathered additional reading resources to use at home.  Click here to access her site.

    • Click here to access the Mill Creek Distance Learning page.  Here you will find links to the specialists, reading specialists, counselors, and nurse.

     

     

    Day 3

    Reading

    Overview: Vocabulary and comprehension questions.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 60 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: Using your Tuck Everlasting packet you will complete the activities for day 3 on the reading guide.

    Quick things to know

    When responding to comprehension questions remember to use complete sentences and text evidence to support your response.

    Tasks

    1. Use context clues and resources to complete the vocabulary pages 11-12 in your packet.
    2. Answer comprehension questions pages 13-15
    3. When finished, take a picture of one of the activities you completed and post to Read Day 3 in Seesaw.

    Links/Activities

    -Use your Tuck Everlasting book and packet that you brought home in your grab bag.

    -If you do not have access to your Tuck Everlasting packet, I have included it as an assignment in Teams under reading. You can just use separate sheets of paper to complete the assignments.

     

    Method of Communication/How this assignment is turned into the teacher: 

    -  Please reach out to me with any questions via email: tfitzmaurice@cbsd.org You can access your email account through Outlook in 365. 

    - When you are finished take a picture of one of the activities above and post to the Reading Day 3 Activity in Seesaw

     

     

    Social Studies: Day 3

    Overview: Explore Hinduism and the Caste System

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: Using the purple History Alive interactive notebook or digitally on TCI, you will complete Section 3: Hinduism and the Caste System 

    Things to Know: The chapter, Learning About World Religion: Hinduism, will take approximately 3 weeks to complete.  Students will be reading each section of the chapter and answering comprehension questions in their notebook. To conclude the chapter, students will complete a one-pager to showcase their new learning.

    Tasks:

    1. Read chapter 15 section 3: Hinduism and the Caste System on TCI.  All students have access to the text through Office 365 in their TCI app.
    2. On the blank sheet of paper titled “Chapter 15 Vocabulary” that you created yesterday add the word caste. You can reveal the definition on TCI by clicking on the word when reading section 3.
    3.    In the purple History Alive interactive notebook, that was sent home in the grab bag on Thursday, complete section 3 (numbers 1-3) that can be found on page 108 or access digitally on TCI in assignments. 
    4. Post a picture of page 108 when finished on Teams in the Social Studies assignment tab.
    5.  In the Social Studies folder on Teams, go to FILES→CLASS MATERIALS→SOCIAL STUDIES DAY 2 IMAGES and look at image number one again.  Think about the following: What do you see? I what ways are these figures similar to each other? How are they different? What characteristics suggest that these figures are not human? What do you think these figures represent? Image number one represents Hindu beliefs about deities (gods).

     

    Links/Activities:

    1. Refer to your purple History Alive interactive notebook that you brought home in your grab bag.
    2. If you do not have access to your purple History Alive interactive notebook, I have included it as an assignment on TCI. You can complete digitally.

     

    Method of Communication/How this assignment is turned into the teacher: 

    -  Please reach out to me with any questions via email: tfitzmaurice@cbsd.org You can access your email account through Outlook in 365. 

    - When you are finished take a picture of one of the activities above and post to the Social Studies Day 3 Activity in Seesaw

     

     

    Math

    Overview:  Adding and Subtracting Fractions

     

    Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes

     

    Explanation:   Today you will review adding and subtracting fractions.  Then, you will apply your knowledge to both create and answer a few problems.

     

    Things to know:

     

    • Fractions have a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number).
    • You will be adding and subtraction fractions with like denominators.
    • You will be adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators.
    • To find an equivalent fraction, multiply the numerator and denominator by the same number.
    • Please visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511 to access tutorial videos related to accessing online Math in Focus resources.
    • If you do not have the supplied worksheets for this day, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets.  Worksheets are available in Teams.  

     

    Tasks:

    • Continue recording the daily temperature on your chart.
    • Fraction Flip:
      • You will need your number cards for this activity.
      • Take a pencil, pen, straw, etc. and place in in front of you to make a horizontal line.
      • Flip over one number card and place it above the horizontal line. Flip over a second number card and place it below the horizontal line. 
      • Read the fraction you created, then share one equivalent fraction.
      • Repeat Fraction Flip 10 times.
    • Finish the Adding and Subtracting Fractions Worksheet.
      • It is fine to rewrite the problems on a separate piece of paper to complete.
    • Self-made Questions:
      • You will need your number cards for this activity.
      • Take a pencil, pen, straw, etc. and place in in front of you to make a horizontal line. Place another pencil, pen, marker, straw, etc. and place in in front of you to make another horizontal line.  
      • Flip over one number card and place it above one of the horizontal lines. Flip over a second number card and place it below one of the horizontal lines.  Continue until you have two fractions. 
      • Add or subtract the fractions. Repeat 6 times. 
    • Respond to the Math Day 3 discsussion question in Seesaw

     

    How is this assignment turned into the teacher?

    • Respond to the Day 3 Math question in Seesaw
    • If you have any questions eamil me at tfitzmaurice@cbsd.org

     

     

    Writing: Day 3 

    Overview: Begin the rough draft of the words of your picture book 

    Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes 

    Explanation of Assignment: Using the packet titled, “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” you will follow Day 3 on the schedule.   

    Things to Know: All of the necessary elements that you filled into the “Story Elements Organizer” on Page 2 yesterday will need to be put into the rough draft of your story on the “Illustration and Scene Narration Organizer.” You may want to create a plot mountain on a separate sheet of paper to map out an entire overview of your plot and help you to pace your story appropriately. Today, you will be writing the rough draft words of the first 4 pages/scenes of your picture book starting on Page 3, “Illustration and Scene Narration Organizer,” in your packet. 

    Tasks: 

    1. Follow Day 3 on the schedule page of your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment”
    2. Day 3 instructs you to complete Pages 3-4 in your “Directions for Picture Book Assignments
    3. On pages 3-4 in your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” you must write a rough draft of the words for your picture book for scenes 1-4. Each scene represents a different page for your picture book. Please do not start of the illustrations. You should ONLY be writing the words for scenes 1-4 today.  Be sure as you write, you proofread for spelling, capitalization and punctuation. Vary your word choice and sentence structure to add style.
    4. If you are finished early and are looking for additional practice, go onto your MobyMaxaccount and work on Language 

    Links/Activities: 

    1. Use your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” packet that you brought home in your grab bag
    2. If you do not have access to your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” packet, I have included it as an assignment in Teams. You can just use separate sheets of paper to complete the assignments. 

    Method of Communication/How this assignment is turned into the teacher: 

    1. The final picture book assignment will be handed-in in-person when we return to school. We will share our final picture books in small groups.