• Date: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 (Day 6)

     

    Math: Steam Project: Geometric Shapes and Graphing

     

    Estimated Time for Activities: Approximately 30 minutes

     

    Things to know:

    1. If you do not have the supplied worksheets or access to any of the worksheets, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets.
    2. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I will send these sheets through email.

     

    Activity 1:

    Overview: You will use your knowledge of shapes to make a self-portrait; Graphing

    Explanation:  Think about the different geometric shapes you have learned during calendar.  Using what you know, you will create flat shapes with different lines, curves, and sides to create a self-portrait and other pictures.

     

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to review flat geometric shapes such as square, rectangle, triangle, circle, etc.
    2. With an adult, research about Paul Klee and his self-portraits and other creations to get an ideas to create your work.
    3. Observe real life geometric shapes around you.

     

    Tasks:

    1. Go on a shape hunt around your house. Look for geometric shapes and lines that make up certain creations in your living room, kitchen, backyard, etc.
    2. Refer to the STEAM project sent through email to follow the directions when creating your self-portrait and other creations.

     

    Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice.

    Graphing Shapes:

    1. Using the graph provided through email. Graph the shapes you used in your self-portrait and creations. Share with a family member to have them find and count the shapes you used.

     

     

    Writing- Day 6

    Overview- How To Writing – Write the last steps for “How to Brush Your Teeth” and a Closing/wrap it up statement.

    Estimated Time- 25 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/Assignment- Students will write the “Then” and “Finally” steps for How to Brush Your Teeth, with details. Students will write a “Closing or Wrap it Up” for the ending. Use graphic organizer page 10 & 11. Use adjectives, sound words, 5 senses. (If not enough room to write, use back of the page.)

    Quick things to know- Use your 5 senses in your writing. Tell how it looks, smells, tastes, sounds, and feels when brushing your teeth.

    Tasks- Write the last steps of “How to Brush Your Teeth” and a Closing statement.

    Activity pack- My Writing Packet, page 10 and 11.

    We will add to this activity on Day 7.

    Website Links to help:

    Writing Steps:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVjfIwMpQT8

    Writing a closing:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=531imejjVkE

     

    Reading

    Overview: Read and Respond

    Students will be able to read a story of their choice from home or from EPIC and complete the Character/ Setting Reading Response sheet included in the Grab Bag

    Estimated Time: 30-45 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/ Assignment

    • Choose a book from Epic or from your own home library. Complete the character/setting handout from the grab bag (blue folder). Draw a character and the setting neatly. Write about both.

    Quick things to know- No tech is needed if you choose a book from your home library. Student will use complete sentences with correct capitalization and ending punctuation marks. Use the text to help with spelling.

    Tasks: See character/setting response paper

    Links/Activities: If students read other books on their own, please record the titles, chapters or pages read and the date it was completed on.

     

    Social Studies

    Overview: Read and discuss the article, “What do Fossils Teach Us About Organisms That Lived Long Ago?” on pages 3 and 4 in the science and social studies Learning Packet

    Estimated Time: 20 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/ Assignment:

    • Students should read and discuss the article and answer the questions on page 4

    Quick things to know:

    Parents can read it with their child. Please write answers in complete sentences. Borrow words from the question to help answer in complete sentences.

    Tasks:

    1. Read page 3 and complete questions on page 4