• Presidents Day

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 2/14/2020

    Learn about Presidents Day!

    Presidents Day

    But first practice typing using TypingClub Jr. by clicking on link below:

    TypingClubJr.

     

    1) Fill out the calendar by clicking on link below:

    Calendar

     

    2) Watch the holiday video to learn more about Presidents Day by clicking on link below:

    Presidents Day Video

     

    3) Try a word search by clicking on link below:

    Word Search

    Word Search 2

     

    4) Choose a past president to color online by clicking on link below, scrolling down and selecting a president:

    Online coloring

     

    5) Challenge yourself to a crossword by clicking on link below:

    Crossword

     

    6) Learn about the office of the President by watching the video in BrainPopJr., remember to log-in:

    BrainPopJr.

     

    7) Watch a video and view trading cards to learn about Presidents Day and the US government by clicking on link below:

    Video & Trading Cards

     

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  • Valentine's Day

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 2/7/2020

    So much to celebrate in the month of February! This week we're celebrating Valentine's Day! 

     

    But first practice typing using TypingClub Jr. by clicking on link below:

    TypingClubJr.

     

    VALENTINE'S DAY

    Valentine's

    1) Do the February calendar:

    Calendar 

     

    2) Learn about the Valentine's Day holiday by watching video below:

    Holiday Video

     

    3) Celebrate Valentine's Day by creating a card by clicking on link below:

    Valentine's Day

     

    4) Do some online coloring by clicking on link below and selecting a picture:

    Online coloring

      

    5) Try a Valentine's Day Hunt by clicking on links below:

    Valentine's Day Hunt

     

    6) Do a Valentine's Day word search by clicking on link below:

    Word Search

    Word Search 1

    Word Search 3

     

    7) Count valentine hearts  by clicking on link below:

    Counting

     

    8) Do a Valentine Day puzzle by clicking on link below:

    Puzzle

     

    9) Try a Valentine's Day crossword by clicking on link below and pressing launch.

    Crossword K-2

    Crossword 3-5

     

    10) Try online coloring by clicking on link below:

    Online coloring

    Online coloring 2

     

    11) Read a Froggy Valentine's Day e-book,

     Froggy's 1st Kiss by clicking on link below:

    Froggy's book

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  • Groundhog Day!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 2/6/2020

     Today we're celebrating Groundhog Day celebrated every February 2nd.

    Groundhog

     But first practice typing usingTyping Club Jr., press link, find bear and pick the right lesson:

    Typing Club Jr.

     

    1) Let's work on the Calendar by clicking on blue link below:

    Calendar

     

    2) Watch a Groundhog Day holiday video by clicking on blue link below:

    Groundhog Holiday Video

     

    3) Color a groundhog by clicking on blue link below:

    Color groundhog

    More groundhog pictures

     

    4) Do a fun groundhog activity in Starfall by clicking on blue link below:

    Groundhog activity

     

    5) Watch a fun video clip called "The Groundhog Way" in PBS by clicking on link below:

    Groundhog Video

     

    6) Try a groundhog word search by clicking on link below:

    Word Search K

    Word Search 1

    Word Search 2

    Word Search 3

      

    7) Try completing the pipe puzzle activity, connecting pipes to help Phil makes his way ouf the burrow.

    Pipe puzzle

     

    8) Try a crossword puzzle by clicking on link below.

    Crossword Grade K-2

    Crossword Grade 3-5

     

    9) Learn about the groundhog animal by reviewing information in National Geographic by clicking on link below:

    Groundhog Animal Facts

     

    10) Learn about hibernation in BrainPop Jr. by clicking on link below and logging in:

    Hibernation

     

    11) Do a groundhog day online puzzle.  Click on link and scroll down to view puzzle, press play, shuffle and begin:

    Puzzle

     

    12) Did the groundhog see his shadow? Check out the live feed of groundhog day and explore the official webiste of the Punxsutawney.

     

    13) Groundhog Club and Day news: 

    Groundhog website

     

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  • CALDECOTT MEDAL

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 1/29/2020

    We'll spend our class reading Caldecott Medal nominees!

    But first practice typing usingTyping Club Jr., press link, find bear and pick the right lesson:

    Typing Club Jr.

     

    1) Fill out today's calendar by clicking on link below:

    Calendar

     

    2) Learn about Chinese New Year by clicking link below in PBS:

    Chinese New Year

    Look up your Chinese zodiac sign

     Zodiac

    3) Color the Chinese New Year of the Rat picture by clicking on link below:

    Online picture

    Chinese New Year pictures

     

    4) Try a word search by pressing link and pressing launch:

    Word Search

     

    5) Listen to the the read-aloud, Truman by clicking on link below and press the play button:

    Truman

     

    6) Listen to the the read-aloud, Who Wet my Pants? by clicking on link below and press the play button:

    Who Wet my Pants?

     

    7) Listen to the the read-aloud, Elvis is King by clicking on link below and press the play button:

    Elvis is King

     

    8) Listen to Elvis top hits by clicking on link below and press the play button:

    Elvis music

     

    9) Color a picture of Elvis by clicking on link below:

    Color Elvis

     

     ***Click on link to Kahoot below and wait for directions to rate the books:

    Link to Kahoot

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  • Winter us Here: Let's learn about the weather and winter season!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 1/22/2020

     

    Happy New Year!

    Winter is here winter

    We'll spend our class learning about the winter season, what the weather is like and fun activities common in the winter months.

     

    First Practice typing using Typing club jr., search for the bear:

    Link to typing club jr.

     

    Next learn about New Years traditions by watching video in BrainPop, take the quiz after and see if you can get at least 5 answers right!
    New Years Video

     

    1) Work on the January Calendar by clicking on link below:

    Calendar

     

    2) Decorate a snowman by clicking on link below:

     Snowman

     

    3Watch a video on proper clothing for the winter season by clicking on link below:

    Video

     

    4) Create a snowman in abcya.com by clicking on link below:

    Build a snowman

      

    5) Dress for the weather in this abcya game by clicking on link below:

    Dress for the weather

      

    6) Do some online coloring by clicking on link below:

    Mitten

    Freezing

    Snowman

    Snowboarding

    Penguin 

     

    7) Learn about New Years traditions by watching video and taking quiz in BrainPop

    New Years

     

    8) Play some interactive games on PBS Kids by clicking on links below:

    Winter Games1

     Winter Games

     

    9) Try interactive games on National Geographic by clicking on link below:

    Arctic Fox Games

     

    10) Do a word search on winter and weather words (remember to press word 'launch' to open it):

    Word Search

     

    11) Watch a fun video on the winter solstice by clicking on link below:

    Dinosaur Video on Winter Solstice

     

    12) Read one of the online books, by clicking on links below:

    One Winter Day

    Snowmen At Night

    So Much Snow

     

    Snowmen story

     

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  • Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 1/15/2020

    We'll spend our class learning about Martin Luther King Jr. 

    But first practice typing usingTyping Club Jr., press link, find bear and pick the right lesson:

    Typing Club Jr.

     

    1)Try our new BrainPop Jr. resource by clicking on link below to learn about MLK. 

    BrainPopJr.

    PBS MLK Jr. Video

     

    2) Fill out today's calendar by clicking on link below:

    Calendar

     

    3) Do some online coloring of Martin Luther King Jr. by pressing on link below:

    MLKJr. online coloring

    Civil Rights coloring sheets

     

    4) Do MLK Word Searches by clicking on links below:

    abcya Word Search

    PBS Word Search 1

    PBS Word Search 2

    PBS Word Search 3

     

    5) Do a MLK Puzzle by clicking on link below and scroll down to work on puzzle

    MLK Puzzle

    MLKJr.Puzzle2

      

    6) Watch a video by kid President on Marthin Luther King Jr.

    Kid President Video

      

    7) Try a crossword puzzle by clicking on link below and then pressing launch:

    abcya Crossword

    PBS Crossword 1 

    PBS Crossword 2

     

    8) Listen to the audiobook "Martin's Big Words' by clicking on link below and pressing play.

    AudioBook

     

    9) Listen to highlights of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech: I have a dream:

    Video

     

    10) Check out epic and look for an online book on Martin Luther King Jr. - enter code: pja7391 and click on guest student

    epicbooks

    epicbooks on MLKJr.

     

     

     

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  • Research

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 1/6/2020

    Learn about Researching Online!

    But first practice typing using Typing Club Jr., press link, find bear and pick the right lesson:

    Typing Club Jr.

     

    1) Watch Ruff Ruffman video on safe internet searching in BrainPop by clicking on link and logging in:

    Safe Internet Searching

     

    2) Explore research database Britannica Library Children by clicking on link below:

    Britannica

     

    3) Explore research database KidsInfoBits by clicking on link below:

    KidsInfoBits

     

    4) Explore research database Safe Search by clicking on link below:

    Safe Search

     

    5) Watch video on internet searching in BrainPop by clicking on link and logging in:

    Internet Searching Tips

     

    6) Practice your search skills in this Digital Passport Search game by clicking on link below:

    Search Shark Game

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  • Library Organization Review

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 1/2/2020

    1) Practice typing or learning where the letters are on the keyboard by clicking on link below and selecting Typing Club Jr. starting with the next assignment:

    Typing Club Jr. 

     

    2) Fill out the December calendar by clicking on link below in Starfall

    December calendar

     

    3) We're discussing how libraries are organized.  Log into BrainPopJr:

    BrainPopJr.

     

    4) Practice shelving books by clicking link below:

    Shelve books

     

    5) Look up books in our catalog

    Library Catalog

     

     

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  • December Holidays!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 12/16/2019

    Happy Holidays!

    Let's learn about holidays that take place in December.  But first practice typing using Typing club jr., search for the bear:

    Link to typing club jr.

     

    1) Learn about Winter holidays in BrainPopJr. - watch video & take hard quiz

    Winter Holidays

    ChristmasBrainPop

     

    2) Do a word search by selecting one below and pressing the play button:

    Christmas word search

    Hanukkah word search

     

    3) Color holiday pictures by clicking on the picture below:

    Rudolph Reindeer

    Menorah candle

    Kwanza candle

    Holidays - you pick!

     

    4) Put up some Christmas lights and practice clicking and dragging by clicking on link below:

    Holiday lights

     

    5) Make a Christmas tree by clicking on link below and pressing play:

    Make a Christmas Tree

     

    6) Try the Ornaments Puzzle, click on link below:

    Puzzle

     

    7) Try the Dreidel Game by clicking on link below:
    Dreidel game

     

    8) Try the Hanukkah Gelt Game by clicking on link below:

    Gelt Game

     

    9) Play some holiday lights math by clicking on link below:

    Holiday light math 

     

    10) Find the hidden presents by clicking on link below and press play:

    Find hidden presents

     

    11) Try a crossword puzzle by picking one below:

    Christmas crossword puzzle

    Hanukkah crossword puzzle

     

    12) Have some Christmas tree fun by clicking on link below:

    Christmas tree fun

     

    14) Learn about Kwanza by watching the video, click on link below:

    Video

     

    13) Try the Kwanzaa puzzle by clicking on link below:

    Puzzle

     

    14) Watch the Christmas holiday video by clicking on link below:

    Video

     

    15) Watch a Hanukkah holiday video by clicking on the link below:

    Video

     

    16) Read the online book, how the Grinch Stole Christmas by clicking on link below:

    Online book

     

    17) Play Super Santa by clicking on link below and pressing play:

    Super Santa Jr.

    Super Santa

     

    18) Challenge yourselve with this ornament game:

    Ornament game

     

    19) Try this challenging Christmas puzzle

    Puzzle

     

    20) Make factory Christmas balls:

    Factory balls

     

    21) Choose a winter classic below:

    Frosty the Snowman or

    Charlie Brown Christmas or

    Peg the Cat 8 days of Hanukkah

      

    22) Play the winter holidays meaning of beep in BrainPop by clicking on link below and logging in:

    Meaning of Beep

     

     

    Have a great holiday break!!!

     

     

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  • Gingerbread Fun!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 12/12/2019

    Pratice typing on typing club jr., click on link, search for bear and select the number you're on.

    Link to Typing Club jr.

     

    1) Practice letters that spell gingerbread in Starfall by clicking on link below:

    Starfall 

     

    2) Work on the December calendar by clicking on link below:

    December calendar

     

    3) Make a gingerbread cookie by clicking on link below:

    Gingerbread cookie

     

    4) Color a gingerbread cookie online by clicking on link below:

    Online coloring

     

    5) Read an online book on gingerbread by clicking on link below:

    Online story

     

    6) Build a Gingerbread house by clicking on link below:

    Gingerbread House

     

    7) Do Gingerbread counting by clicking on link below:

    Counting

     

    8) Do gingerbread matching by clicking on link below:

    Matching

     

    9) Make cookies with Ruff Ruffman by clicking on link below:

    Make Cookies

     

    10) Watch this SuperWHy on Hansel & Gretel by clicking on link below:

    Super Why video

     

    11) Decorate a Candyland gingerbread by clicking on link below:

    Candyland Gingerbread 

     

    12) Do a jigsaw puzzle by clicking on link below:

    Puzzle

     

    13) Explore some other gingerbread activities by clicking link below:

    Gingerbread activities

     

     

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