• MARCH 31, 2020 - LESSON PLANS

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR DISTANCE LEARNING:

    1.  All Special Class lessons can be found by visiting the Butler Homepage.

    • There is a LINK in the NEWS FROM BUTLER section titled: Specialist Distance Learning Links.
    • Please note:  Your child can CHOOSE what special they would like to complete on any given day for 20 minutes.  
      • Monday - Gym
      • Tuesday - Art
      • Wednesday - QUEST
      • Thursday - Library
      • Friday - Music

    2. Distance Learning WILL BE reinforcing secure skills.  I will NOT be introducing new concepts.

    3. Students are NOT graded and/or penalized if assignments are not completed.

    4.  Feedback WILL BE given. Suggested ways to receive feedback are:  Email Me OR use Seesaw to share photos, videos, and/or any messages. 

    5. I will be relying on Seesaw to help us stay connected.  I will be posting videos DAILY to say hello and to share other important information.

    6.  BUTLER created a READ ALOUD FORUM for students to hear books read by teachers.  Check it out by clicking on this link: https://wke.lt/w/s/mfffPu

    WE ARE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER EVERY STEP OF THE WAY!!! 

    MATH - DAY #9

    Overview:  Polygons

    Estimated Time: Approximately 30 minutes

    Explanation:   Today you will review polygons and look around your house searching for polygons. 

    Things to know:

    • 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.

    Tasks:

    1. Complete the Math Packet that is in your Red Distance Learning Folder for Tuesday - Week 4 (Week 4 can be found in the bottom right-hand corner)  
      • Please check your answers using the Answer Key packet. 
      • OPTIONAL:  Complete the questions for Friday and/or the Challenge Problem throughout the week.
    2. Constructing Polygons.
      • You have two options to complete this activity
      • Create each polygon listed on the worksheet
    3. Polygon Search Worksheet: 
      • Look around your house to see how many polygons you can find.
      • How many can you find?
      • Use this Polygons Worksheet or find this worksheet on Seesaw-Click the Activity Tab

    Method of Communication: How the Assignment will be turned into Mrs. Halpin?

    • At the END of the week (THURSDAY), you will go onto TEAMS and complete a Math Reflection Sheet and answer the following three questions.
      1. Name TWO things you learned this week.
      2. Name ONE GLOW for the week.
      3. Name ONE GROW for the week. 

    READING - DAY #9

    Overview:  Independent Reading Time

    Estimated Time: Approximately 20-30 minutes

    Explanation:  Today you will be using your reading strategies to "Stop and Think" about the chapter book you are reading at home.  

    Tasks:

    1. Make sure you have read up to Chapter Nine O'clock p.60 in Night of the Twisters
    2. Choose a chapter book and read for 20-30 minutes.

     Method of Communication:  How the Assignment will be turned in to Mrs. Halpin?

    • There will be NO READING REFLECTION this week.

     

    WRITING - DAY #9

    Overview:  Clauses/ April Writing Prompts

    Estimated Time: Approximately 25 minutes

    Explanation:  Today you will focus on clauses along with continuing to complete any of the April Writing Prompts.

    Things to know:

    • Clause:  is a group of related words that has both a subject and a predicate.
    • Independent Clause: expresses a complete thought and can stand alone as a sentence.
    • Dependent Clause:  does not express a complete thought and cannot stand alone.

    Tasks:

    1. Complete Grammar Packet p. 17 and 18
      • Use Grammar Packet in RED Distance Learning Folder
      • Follow the directions on each page to complete the task for sentence fragments.
    2. Choose ONE April Writing Prompt and respond to the question asked.
      • The April Writing Prompts are pictured here as well as can be found on Seesaw-Click the Activity Tab
      • You can respond in the following ways:
        • Write your response in a notebook that you have at home.
        • Word document on TEAMS

    Method of Communication: How the Assignment will be turned into Mrs. Halpin?

    • On THURSDAY, you will pick at least ONE of your Aril Writing Prompt written responses to share with me either on SEESAW or you can type up one of your prompts using the WORD DOCUMENT I created for you on Teams.