Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Monday

Dear Boys & Girls,
Since I will not be in all of this week, I have taken some time to plan out this week for you.
Under each day, you will find a list of assignments to complete.
Please complete them in a timely manner.
It is very important for you to finish all assignments.
All work will be graded.

Love,
Ms. Kim

Reading:
1) Please go to Reading A-Z
  • Under resources, click on "Leveled Books" 
  • Click on your current reading level
  • Select a book to read from the list
  • After you complete the reading, please do ONE of the following activities
    (please click on image & print)

Writing:
  • Please log on to your gmail and go to google drive
  • Find your persuasive writing draft document
  • Please see the comments I have left for you there and make any necessary changes. 
  • Feel free to add more details to your persuasive essay!
  • If you need inspiration, check out the following persuasive essays that other students have wrote.
Listening:
  • Please log on to brainpopjr
  • Please choose ONE of the following videos found under "Reading & Writing"
    • Authors
    • Communication
    • Comprehension
  • After you watch the video, please take the EASY or HARD quiz to test your knowledge. 
  • Print out score and hand it in
Additional activities you can do (please feel free to try some or ALL of the following activities!)
  • Go to KidsClick! and do additional research for your science project
  • Go to Museum Box and create a box about a person you have learned about in the 3rd grade
  • Start reviewing for the math test next week by visiting Concentration
    • Once you click on the website, search for a topic you want to refresh yourself on or practice the following topics which will be on the test: multiplication of two digit numbers, 7-9 times tables and multiplication word problems

Tuesday

Reading:
  • Please visit Tar Heel Reader
  • Click on "Find a Book" 
  • Look under biographies and choose at least two to read
  • When you're done reading the biographies, please compare and contrast the two people's lives using a double bubble map (click on photo of map to print)
  • Think about the similarities and the differences between the two people
  • If you choose not to do a bubble map, you can also fill out the following for each person

Writing:
  • Please log on to your gmail and go to google drive
  • Find your persuasive writing draft document
  • Using the following editing checklist, please edit your persuasive essay (click on picture to enlarge)
Listening:
  • Please log on to Discovery Streaming
  • Log in using the school's user id & password
  • Please search for "China"
  • If you find a good video, please write down the title. We will compile a list of videos of our study on China which will begin the week I return!
Additional activities you can do (please feel free to try some or ALL of the following activities!)
  • Go to KidsClick! and do additional research for your science project
  • Go to Museum Box and create a box about a person you have learned about in the 3rd grade
  • Start reviewing for the math test next week by visiting Concentration
    • Once you click on the website, search for a topic you want to refresh yourself on or practice the following topics which will be on the test: multiplication of two digit numbers, 7-9 times tables and multiplication word problems

Wednesday

Reading:
  • Please visit Project Gutenberg
  • Click on "Book Categories"
  • Then click on "Children's Bookshelf"
  • Then click on "Children's Fiction Bookshelf"
  • Look through and find a fiction book that is just right for you. Remember that these books aren't leveled so a good way to know if it's write for you is to read through a page or two and see if you understood what you read!
  • Please do the follow worksheet based on what you read about (click on picture to print)
  • You can also check out other books in different categories when you are done!

Writing:
  • Today is PEER REVIEW DAY! 
  • Please open up your persuasive essay documents on google drive
  • Your peer or partner will be your book club buddy
  • Please print out the following and switch laptops & review one another's essays (click on picture to print)
Listening:
  • Please open up the following app on your ipad, Science360
  • Please research on the science topic that you will be reporting on related to healthy eating
  • Take notes in your science notebook OR type up notes in google docs
Additional activities you can do (please feel free to try some or ALL of the following activities!)
  • Go to KidsClick! and do additional research for your science project
  • Go to Museum Box and create a box about a person you have learned about in the 3rd grade
  • Start reviewing for the math test next week by visiting Concentration
    • Once you click on the website, search for a topic you want to refresh yourself on or practice the following topics which will be on the test: multiplication of two digit numbers, 7-9 times tables and multiplication word problems

Thursday

Reading:
  • Please visit Reading AtoZ and login 
  • Under resources, click on "Leveled Books" 
  • Click on your current reading level
  • Select a book to read from the list
  • Please read and think about the main character in your story.
  • When you're done visit Wordle
  • Create a wordle about the main character in your story. Your wordle should describe the main character and answer the following questions.
    • What is he/she like?
    • What does he/she look like?
    • What is her/his problem in the story?
    • What kind of a person is the main character?
  • Please print the wordle and hand it in when you're done!
Writing
  • Writing: Today is publishing day!
  • Please open up the StoryKit app on your ipads
  • Bring your books to life!
  • Please start working on publishing your story and doing as much as you can
Listening:
  • Please visit LibriVox
  • Click on "Listen"
  • Click on "Genre/Subject"
  • Look under "Culture & Heritage"
  • Please listen to any book of your choice
  • Then think about the following question: 
    • What culture is this story from? 
    • What is the main idea of this story? 
    • Why do you think the author wrote this story?
  • Type of a response in google docs. Please title your document "Culture Response & Your Name"
Additional activities you can do (please feel free to try some or ALL of the following activities!)
  • Go to KidsClick! and do additional research for your science project
  • Go to Museum Box and create a box about a person you have learned about in the 3rd grade
  • Start reviewing for the math test next week by visiting Concentration
    • Once you click on the website, search for a topic you want to refresh yourself on or practice the following topics which will be on the test: multiplication of two digit numbers, 7-9 times tables and multiplication word problems