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Assignments for Thursday, March 19, 2020

You will spend 30 minutes reading a book of your choice and 15 minutes responding about character inferencing.

Time: 45 minutes

Activity:

1. Read the book of your choice for 30 minutes. It could be an independent reading selection, a literature circle book, an e-book – your choice!  It should be long enough that you can potentially read it for 150 minutes (5 days x 30 minutes per day)

Quick Things to Know:

Any book?  Yes, any book!

How do I submit my topics? Teams

1. Open the Character Inference sheet in the Reading section of Teams.  Check my feedback from yesterday in Feedback section.
2. Respond to Thursday's prompts for approximately 15 minutes (pay attention to punctuation and grammar, please), and submit by 6:00 PM on Thursday night.
3. Friday’s activity will include a written summary. You will receive more directions on that as we get closer to Friday.

Visit https://www.dustibowling.com/ and listen to Dusti Bowling read one or two chapters of one of her books.

MATH - MUST DO:

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.

• 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.
• 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.

How is this assignment turned into the teacher?

Please submit in email to kcarroll@cbsd.org or turn in via Teams - to turn in via Teams, open the assignment, work on it, close it, hit "Turn In"

### MATH - CAN DO:

Please post in our Math Teams Chat (use correct grammar and punctuation) after you complete our assignment for the day.  Answer this prompt:

Name two ways that you can add or subtract fractions with unlike denominators. Share two addition or subtraction fraction problem you created using your number cards and explain how you found your answer.

### WRITING - MUST DO:

OverviewRevising Argument Pieces

Time: 45 minutes

Activity:

1. You'll revise your argument piece, focusing on the conclusion today.

Quick Things to Know:

How do I submit my topics? Teams

1. Go to the Writing Teams in Office 365.
2. There is a template called Argument Piece.  Depending which stage of writing you are on, you will either paste your current version of your argument piece in this, or type directly on this template.
3. If you submitted yesterday, check my feedback.
4. Revise your piece, focusing on your conclusion today.  It should restate your three reasons and your strong opinion, with a call to action.  A call to action is asking the reader to do something.  What can you ask your audience to do?
5. Submit today's draft in Teams at the end of revising today.

### SOCIAL STUDIES - MUST DO:

**Only complete this activity if you currently have Mr. Waldron or me for Social Studies. If you have Science right now, do the Science assignment instead of this.

OverviewNeolithic Societies Around the World

Time: 20 minutes

Quick Things to Know: Where do I access distance learning Social Studies activities?  Go to TCI through your apps.