• Day 4 - Monday March 23

    • If your child has Mrs. Sherman for math visit her site for math assignments.  https://www.cbsd.org/domain/1407
    • Today, our special is art.  Please see activities for art.  https://www.cbsd.org/Page/47172 

    • 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.

     

    Morning Meeting
     - Go to Seesaw

       - Weekly Star and Wish - create a video or type a post of somehing you enjoyed this week and a wish you have for next week!

     

    Day 4

    Overview: Read Tuck Everlasting and Stop and Jot

    Estimated Time: Approximately 45 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: Using your Tuck Everlasting book you will read and Stop and Jot

    Quick things to know

    While reading Tuck Everlasting complete at least 5 Stop and Jots.  These can include “red flag” important moments or signposts.  The signposts include – again and again, contrast and contradiction, words of the wiser, memory moment and aha moments

    Tasks

    1. Read Tuck Everlasting chapters 5-7
    2. Throughout your reading of the novel
      1. Complete a minimum of 5 stop and jots
      2. Keep track of elements of realism and fantasy (packet page 7)
      3. Jot down a description and supporting text evidence (packet page 8)
      4. Keep track of each character’s feelings about living forever (packet page 9)
    3. When you have finished take a picture of something you completed and post it to Seesaw Reading Activity Day 4
    4. If you have extra time, enjoy reading your independent reading book

    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 4 Activity in Seesaw

     

    Writing: Day 4 

    Overview: Continue to work on the rough draft of the words of your picture book 

    Estimated Time: Approximately 25 minutes 

    Explanation of Assignment: Using the packet titled, “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” you will follow Day 4 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.” Hopefully, you created 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 yesterday. Today, you will be writing the rough draft words for pages/scenes 5-8 of your picture book starting on Page 5-6 , “Illustration and Scene Narration Organizer,” in your packet. 

    Tasks: 

    1. Follow Day 4 on the schedule page of your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment”
    2. Day 4 instructs you to complete Pages 5-6 in your “Directions for Picture Book Assignments” packet
    3. On pages 5-6 in your “Directions for Picture Book Assignment” you must write a rough draft of the words for your picture book for scenes 5-8. 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 5-8 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.

     

     

    Social Studies: Day 4

    Overview: Explore Hindu beliefs about Brahman and Deities  

    Estimated Time: Approximately 20 minutes

    Explanation of Assignment: Using the purple History Alive interactive notebook or digitally on TCI, you will complete section 4: Beliefs about Brahman and section 5: Beliefs about Deities. 

    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 4: Beliefs about Brahman and section 5: Beliefs about Deities 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 words divine and cycle. You can reveal the definition on TCI by clicking on the word when reading section 4 and 5.
    3. 3. In the purple History Alive interactive notebook complete section 4 (numbers 1-4) that can be found on page 109 and section 5 (numbers 1-4) that can be found on page 110 or accessed digitally on TCI in assignments. 
    4. Post a picture of page 109 and 110 when finished the Social Studies assignment in Seesaw.

    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 4 Activity in Seesaw

     

     

    Math

    Overview: Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation: Today you will review how to multiply and divide fractions. Then, you will apply your knowledge.

    Things to know:

    · Fractions have a numerator (top number) and a denominator (bottom number).

    · When multiplying fractions, multiply the numerators. Then, multiply the denominators. Simply the answer, if you are able.

    · When dividing fractions, write your number model. Keep the first fraction as is, change the division sign to a multiplication sign, finally reciprocate or flip the second fraction. Multiply the fractions and simplify, if needed. · Please visit https://www.cbsd.org/Page/1511 to access tutorial videos related to accessing online Math in Focus resources.

    · There are no pre-made worksheets for today. 

    Tasks:

    · Continue recording the daily temperature on your chart.

    · Self-made Questions:

    o You will need your number cards for this activity.

    o 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.

    o 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.

    o Multiply or divide the fractions.

    o Repeat 8 times.

    · Catering Company Activity:

    o Imagine you are the owner of a catering company. Choose a recipe that you will make for a party. Consider a recipe that you would enjoy eating.

    o Your customer just called and said they need to triple the amount of people at the party. Multiply each of the ingredients by 3 and rewrite the ingredients list.

    o Your customer just called and said that five times as many people are coming to the party. Multiply each of the ingredients by 5 and rewrite the ingredients list.

    o Your customer just called and said that one-third of the people are coming to the party. Multiply each of the ingredients by one-third and rewrite the ingredients list.

    · Extra: Only do this activity if you want more practice. · play “SatisFraction” at http://www.gregtangmath.com/satisfraction

    How is this assignment turned into the teacher?

    Email a picture of something you did for math to me at tftizmaurice@cbsd.org