• Day 5

    Tuesday, March 24, 2020


    Hi, Room 107! I've missed you this past week and a half! What have you been up to? Use the link below to share your reply. Just click on the button on the bottom righthand corner of the screen padlet . Once you do, a post-it will pop up. Type your NAME where it says TITLE and then type your response. You can add a picture if you would like, but it is not necessary. This is the first time we are trying this, so no worries if it doesn't work!

    Room 107 Padlet



    Overview: Game Day!

    Estimated Time for Activities: 30 minutes

    Explanation of Activities: You will choose from several different math games to practice adding within 20, adding and subtracting within 20 and 100, and subtracting within 20.

    Quick things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice and play games which will 

    2. All directions are provided for you in the math packet on pp. 29-43

    Tasks: Play at least 2 of the 4 games to review adding or subtracting.


    1. Take Ten: Cut out the number cards found on pp. 31-37. Read the directions on how to play Take Ten on p. 29.
    2. Easy as Pie: See p. 39 of your math packet for game directions and game board.
    3. Watch Out, Addition: See p. 41 of your math packet for game directions and game board.
    4. Picking Grapes: See pp. 42-43 of your math packet for game directions and game board.



    Overview: R- influenced vowels, comprehension of nonfiction text, and reading fluency

    Estimated Time: 45 minutes (Reading) + 25 minutes (Writing)

    Explanation: Students will apply spelling patterns in words when writing. Students will demonstrate comprehension of nonfiction text by completing activities.

    Tasks:  Complete worksheets to review -ar and -er spelling patterns, practice reading fluency with nonfiction story, and write about your reading


    1. Phonics: complete the phonics pages that were emailed to your parents
    2. Reading and Responding: For the rest of this week, you will be reading a story in your Treasure anthology called An Octopus Is Amazing.

    Task #1: Before reading, answer the true/false questions (this can be found in the An Octopus Is Amazing file that I emailed to your parents. Record your answers in the “before” column, if you are using the handout or you can write your answers in your green writing journal.

    Task #2: You may choose to read pages 156-169 on your own or listen to the story read aloud by using the link below. As you read, record 3 learned facts about an octopus and record them on the handout found in the An Octopus Is Amazing file that I emailed to your parents. or you can record them in your writing journal.

    An Octopus Is Amazing read aloud on Seesaw (Thanks, Mrs. VanZant!)

    Task #3: When you have finished reading, consider all that you have learned and record 3 questions you have about an octopus. Record your questions on the handout found in the An Octopus Is Amazing file that I emailed to your parents or you can record them in your writing journal. 




    Overview: Use scientific process, scientific thought, and life science to complete three daily problems

    Estimated Time: 20 minutes

    Explanation of Activity: Discover how air pressure works, observe how we chew our food, and think about how food gets cooked in a microwave oven

    Tasks: question, evaluate, identify, describe, observe, and discuss

    Activities to Choose From:

    1. Complete Daily Problem 13 on page 4 of your Distance Learning packet. You will need a straw and a cup of colored water. Follow the directions as describe and share your thinking with an adult or sibling in your home.
    2. Complete Daily Problem 14 on page 4 of your Distance Learning packet by closely observing what happens in your mouth from the first bit of a snack until you swallow paying careful attention to which teeth you used and how you used your tongue. Share your observations with an adult. Invite them to join you in this activity as well! Ask them to describe their observations? Were they similar or different?
    3. Complete Daily Problem 15 on page 4 of your Distance Learning packet by carefully considering how a microwave oven heats food. Share your thinking with an adult or sibling. Optional: log into Epic and search for a book titled, Friction (just type friction in the search bar).



    Overview: Choose an activity to further enrich your learning

    Estimated Time: 40 minutes

    Explanation of Activity: Students choose how to spend at least 15 minutes of their academic time.

    Quick Things to Know: There are many activities, games, and websites to choose from on our class website.

    Tasks: Play a game, listen to a book read aloud, or read some non-fiction books to reinforce and enrich your learning


    1. Finish any of the activities above you were not able to complete in the given time
    2. Math Websites available on class site
    3. Spelling & Writing Websites available on class site
    4. Reading Websites available on class site
    5. Lunch Doodles with author & illustrator Mo Willems each Tuesday-Thursday at 1 p.m. (link on Reading Websites page)
    6. Read a book of your choice
    7. Free Write in your green story journal: Write about a topic of your choice, a personal narrative (tells a story about something that happened to you), fictional story, persuasive/opinion piece, or poem or acrostic about a topic.
    8. Take a walk
    9. Play a board game
    10. Reach out (phone, email, letter) to a friend or relative or teacher 😊
    11. Visit GoNoodle for a movement/brain break


    Today's Special: QUEST (or check out the MUSIC activities since you missed that last Friday and will again this Friday) 

    Jamison's Distance Learning Site for Specials:  https://www.cbsd.org/Page/47795