Greetings! Wow! What an amazing first week of school we have had. I have been truly blessed to be able to see all my students work so hard to be successful. I hope they are also encouraged by their efforts and are excited to tackle any challenges they may face. As we move forward, our weekly run-down will be posted here. A daily schedule will be added to Seesaw. If you have had an difficulty finding Seesaw posts or accessing different websites please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you for all of the hard work you are putting in by guiding your child through their learning.
Daily Physical Education Expectations
- Daily exercise and getting outside every day should be a special part of your daily family routine – we recommend at least 20-30 minutes a day.
- An email will be sent home to all families with an activity log template and an example of how the log should be filled in. We will include some activities and ideas to do with your child from your home or neighbourhood. Please use your discretion and follow all of the PEI public heath’s directives.
- Make sure that it is submitted into the Gym folder on Seesaw each Monday.
- From time to time we will be asking your child to submit on Seesaw videos of themselves doing our physical Fitness weekly challenges.
- Making a daily log of physical activity will help you recognize progress In the five major areas of physical fitness:
- Core strength (sit-ups)
- Upper body strength (push-ups)
- Flexibility (stretching)
- Agility (shuttle run)
- Cardio endurance (kilometer run)
Weekly Schedule March 30th – April 3rd
Pg. 179 – cross out #2
Pg. 180 – For #4 you may either add up the pennies and find the total of all the coins or remove the pennies and find the total of the dimes, nickels, and quarters.
When you are finished with your math pages post them to the assignment titled Math Pages – March 30th. Use the microphone tool on Seesaw to record yourself reading all of the 17 addition family questions from pg 180.
Go on www.getepic.com class code: wcv4314 and click on the collection titled Assigned Reading. Within the collection, read the book titled The Helpful Puppy and answer the questions below.
#1. Who is the author of the story?
#2. Who are the characters in the story?
#3. What is the setting of the story?
#4. What problem does the main character have?
#5. What was the solution to the problem at the end of the story?
On Seesaw, record yourself answering the questions above on the assignment titled Helpful Puppy Questions. In a separate assignment titled Favourite Part, record yourself reading your favourite page of the story.
Go on the assignment titled Noun Hunt on Seesaw. Circle all of the nouns on the page. Do not circle any words that are not nouns.
Reminder: a noun is a person, place, or thing.
Complete page 30 in Phonics and Language and post a picture of your completed page to Language Pages – March 30th.
Check out https://www.splashlearn.com/ for assigned activities in Math. Or play a math game on www.mathletics.com.
MUSIC: Stay tuned for Music Minute with Mrs. Wilting: Music, Movement and More
SCIENCE: Students will watch a short video about the cold & flu, then conduct an experiment that teaches them what happens to “germs” when we wash our hands with soap. Mrs. MacNeill cannot wait to see your experiment photos and videos.
Gym – Start your first week’s log of daily activity. An email was sent to parents with a downloadable file to fill in every weekday. This will be due Monday, April 6th.
Pick a book from home that can be finished within 20 minutes, and answer the questions below.
#1. What happens at the beginning of the story
#2. What happens in the middle of the story
#3. What happens at the end of the story
#4. Who is the main character?
#5. What is the setting?
#6. What is the problem?
#7. What is the solution?
Answer the questions above, and record yourself on Seesaw reading your answers out loud on the assignment titled Book Hunt.
Pg. 181 – cross out #2 and #4 and pg. 182 – Lots of new stuff on this page. Please watch the video attached to the Math Pages – March 31st assignment before completing this page.
Write a cinquain about a person or animal. Watch the video attached to the assignment titled Cinquain Presentation before writing your cinquain to help you remember how to write one. After you are finished, post a video of you reading your cinquain to the assignment mentioned.
Complete page 54 in your Phonics and Language book and post a picture to Seesaw under the assignment titled Language Pages – March 31st.
Watch the video below and learn all about how animals in the Arctic stay warm.
Record a video on Seesaw stating 4 cool facts you learned from the video in the Blubber assignment.
Students will create a Bible journal page for Philippians 4:6. You will find the activity by clicking on the activity tab in Seesaw.
- Make a set of alphabet cards or use a set you already have at home.
- Make a video of yourself saying the alphabet in French while holding up the correct flashcards for me to see.
- Make a video singing the alphabet song.
Fill out your fitness log.
LIBRARY: Mrs. Biech will be posting a link to listen in as we continue reading ch. 8-9 in The Littles Go to School.
Pick a non-fiction book from the Genius Hour collection on getepic.com. (Code: wcv4314) Use the microphone on Seesaw to record yourself reading about your topic and post it to the assignment titled Non-fiction Reading. Your video should be between 2-3 minutes in length.
Using your research from your non-fiction reading. Make a poster of facts about your topic. Be sure to include lots of interesting information.
On Seesaw, present what you found by adding a video to the assignment titled Non-fiction Presentation.
Also, complete the following language page 33 and post a picture of your work to Seesaw under the assignment titled Language Pages – April 1st.
Pg. 183 and pg. 184 – A half dollar equals 50 cents. Use that information to help you complete page 184. For #3 play the Teacher Says video on Seesaw to write the number that I say.
On Seesaw, take a picture of your completed pages and post to the activity called Math Pages – April 1st.
Complete Capitals of Canada Kahoot using code 0117737
Pg. 185- cross out #2 and pg. 186
On Seesaw, take a picture of your completed pages and post to the activity called Math Pages – April 2nd.
Read through the poem below several times. Then, use the microphone tool to record yourself reading it on Seesaw under the assignment titled Poetry Reading.
A Silly Crow By: Andrea Crawford
Here is a very silly crow.
Upon her head there is a bow.
Her feathers hold it on so tight
And help her see here in the night.
As she flies here and there,
Her bow is one she’ll always wear.
She loves her bow upon her head,
And it is one she will not shed.
Complete page 28 and 29 in your Phonics and Language book. Post pictures of your work to Seesaw under the assignment titled Languages Pages – April 3rd.
Fill out your fitness log.
SCIENCE: Students will create their own “Proper Handwashing” video after watching a short demonstration of the recommended techniques.
Students will watch three short videos from a series called God’s Story. You will find the activity by clicking on the activity tab in Seesaw.
Students will need paper, pencil, crayons,colored pencils or markers, small toys or other small objects and a light source (early morning or late afternoon sun or a lamp or a flashlight) for our project today.
Students should begin to collect things like paper towel and toilet paper tubes, egg cartons, tissue and cereal boxes, clean milk jugs/cartons, juice cans/containers, etc. for upcoming art projects.
Pg. 186 and pg. 187 (Cross out the yard and foot question from #4)
On Seesaw in the assignment titled Measurement. Fill in the blanks.
Record yourself reading the assigned Repeated Reading Routine activity on Seesaw. Be sure to add a caption of how you’d like to improve for the next repeated reading activity.
Complete page 69 in your Phonics and Language book. Post a picture of your completed page to the assignment titled Language Pages – April 3rd.
We will begin using Spelling list #19 for our Language activities. For today, use the first six words to write a short story about going to the beach. The first six words are: fountain, big, nature, glare, careful, small. Post a picture of your story to the assignment titled Going to the Beach and use the microphone tool to read it.
- Make flashcards for the numbers 1-12
- Make a video of yourself saying the numbers 1-12 with the flashcards
- Make a video of you singing Jesus M’aime.
MUSIC Stay tuned for Music Minute with Mrs. Wilting: Music, Movement and More
Please add a note on Seesaw in response to the videos you watched. Look for the link in my daily announcement. Share your favorite part of the videos. You will find the activity by clicking on the activity tab in seesaw.