Weekly assignments for K-2

  • MAY HOLIDAYS

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 5/4/2020

    Celebrate and learn about Memorial Day by clicking on links below. 

    Memorial Day  

    1) Review storyboard in PBS Learning Media - read & watch video. Click on link below.

    PBS Storyboard

      

    2) Sign into BrainPop and watch video (try the quiz & challenge too) on the Memorial Day holiday

    BrainPop

     

    3) Do some online coloring of Memorial Day by clicking on link below and scrolling down to find a picture

     

    4) Complete the May calendar, remember to mark the Memorial Day holiday!

     

    5) Try the word searches by clicking on one of links below.

    a) abcya Word Search

    b) PBS Word search

     

    6) Complete a flag jigsaw puzzle by clicking on link below.

    Easy flag puzzle

    Hard flag puzzle

    Soldier puzzle

    Stamp puzzle

     

    7) Challenge yourself to a crossword puzzle.  There are 2 you can choose from:

    a) abcya Crossword puzzle

     

    b) PBS Crossword puzzle

     

     

    Celebrate other May Holidays by clicking on links below. 

      

     *LEARN ABOUT CINCO DE MAYO!

    1) Watch video in PBS by clicking on link below.

    Video

      

    2) Try a wordsearch by clicking on link below.

    Word Search

     
    3) Do some online colorin by clicking on link below and scrolling down to find a picture
     
      

     

     

     

     

     
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  • Celebrate Earth Day!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 4/21/2020

    Celebrate Earth Day!

    Earth Day

    1) Work on this month's calendar by clicking on link below.

    Calendar  

     
    2) Watch video celebrating Earth Day by clicking on link below and clicking on play button
     
    3) Click on the Starfall earth day interactive book activity by clicking on link below.
     
     
    4) Watch video on PBS by clicking on link below and clicking on play button
     
      
    5) Try to help little critters in ABCya learn to sort and recycle by clicking on link below and pressing play.
     
     
    6)  Do an Earth Day word search by clicking on link below
     
    7) Color an earth day picture online by clicking on link below and scrolling down to find a picture
     
    8) Try 5 different recycle games in Recycle Room by clicking on links below and starging with the 1st game: recycle pickers
     
     
     
    9) Try an Earth Day crossword puzzle, by clicking on link below
     
     
    10)  Learn about recycling by watching this link in Google.
     
     
    11) Play a recycling game in National Geographic called Recycling Roundup, press link below
     
    12) Learn about planet earth in PBS, by clicking on link below
     
    13) Read article: 5 Reasons Why You Should Love Earth
     
    14) Take the online quiz,  click on link below
     
     
    15) Do recycle activities on Main Map, click on link below, read directions
     
    16) Read Ways to Save the Earth in National geographic by clicking on link below.
     
     
    17) Watch a Peppa Pig episode on recycling by clicking on the link below
     
    18) Check out a kids recycling campaign in this "Go Green" workshop that students in our community put together:
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

     

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  • Lean about April Holidays, Customs & Traditions!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 4/9/2020

    Learn about April holidays, customs & traditions!

     

    But 1st practice keyboarding and typing using TypeTastic! by clicking on link below and starting with Unit 1:

    TypeTastic!

     

    1) Fill out the April monthly calendar by clicking on link directly below.

    Calendar

     

    2) Learn about April Fool's Day by watching this clip in PBS Learning Media; just click on link below

    April Fools Day Video

     

    3) Try competing an April Fool's Day word search by clicking on link below:

    Word Search

     

    4) Challenge yourself to a word search by clicking on link below:

    Crossword

     

    5) Learn about Easter by reviewing this interactive in PBS Learning Media; just click on lin below:

    Easter video interactive

     

    6) Try an Easter word search by clicking on link below:

    Easter word search

     

    7) Challenge yourself to an Easter crossword by clicking on link below:

    Easter Crossword

     

    8) Enjoy fun Easter activities by clicking on links below.

    Make an Easter Egg

    Easter Egg Hunt 

    Online Easter coloring

     

    9) Learn about the Passover holiday by clicking on link below:

    Passover video

     

    10) Try completing a Passover word search by clicking on link below:

    Passover word search

     

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

    Passover crossword

     

    12) Do some online coloring by clicking on link and scrolling down to choose a Passover picture:

    Online coloring

     

    13) Learn about the Islam holiday Ramadan by clicking on link below and signing into BrainPop:

    Ramadan video

     

    14) Do some online coloring by clicking on link below and scrolling down to select a picture:

    Online coloring

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  • Women's History Month

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 3/27/2020

    Celebrate Women's History Month! 

     Practice typing 1st by clicking on Keyboarding Zoo using link below (press play button and go):

    Keyboarding Zoo

     

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

     

    2) Review the storyboard in PBS to learn about Women's History month by clicking on link below:

    PBS Learning Media

      

    3) Log into BrainPopJr. and select a woman you would like to learn more about, watch video and take quiz and try the games

    BrainPopJr.

     

    4) Choose a word search in PBS by clicking on link below:

    Word Search 

    Word Search 2

    Word Search 3

     

    5) Try a crossword puzzle by clicking on link below:

    Crossword

    Crossword2

     

    6) Check out my read-a-louds by clicking on hemenway library flipgrid, record a video response back : )

    Read-a-louds

     

    7) Review additional enrichment opportunities by clicking on this grid and looking at activities on today's column

    Enrichment Activities

     

    8) Ms. Schlegel has kindly recorded a read-a-loud for you, click on the YouTube link below and press play.

    Ms. Schlegel Read-a-loud

     

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  • Spring is here!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 3/24/2020

    Practice typing using a new game called Alpha critters. 

    Click on Alpha Critters typing link below (press beginner, select character and go):

    Alpha Critters typing

     

    Spring is here!  Learn about the spring season in BrainPopJr. by clicking on link below and watching the spring video and trying the drag and drop game. Log in using your i-ready username.  Password: school1

    BrainPopJr.

    Click on links below to learn about the season of Spring.

    1) Fill out the monthly calendar by clicking on link directly below.

    Calendar

     

    2) Visit the garden shop and help grow flowers by clicking on link directly below:

    Grow a garden

     

    3) Dress for the weather by clicking on link below:

    Dress for weather activity

      

    4) Try the spring word hunt by clicking on the link below:

    Spring word hunt

     

    5) Do some online coloring of a Spring picture by clicking on link below and scroll down to choose a picture you like:

    Spring Pictures

     

    6) Spring means bugs, play the bug bash activity in National Geographic by clicking on link below:

    Bug Bash

     

    7) What season is it?  Use your skills in this interactive game in PBS Learning Media by clicking on link below. 

    Guess the Season

     

    8) How good are you at identifing bird calls?  Try it on this cool link at online musem Exploratorium!

    Bird call guessing game

     

    9) Do a seasons word search in PBS Learning Media by clicking on link directly below.

    Word search

    Word Search Grade 1

      

    10) Paint a picture of spring by clicking on link below:

    Paint a Picture

     

    11) Try a matching game by clicking on link below.

    Matching Game

     

    12) Do a compare the pictures activity by clicking on link directly below.

    Activity 

     

    13) Do spring dot to dot puzzle by clicking on link below.

    Dot to dot activity

     

    14) Grow a garden by clicking on link below:

    Grow a garden

     

    15) Do a seasons crossword in PBS Learning Media by clicking on link directly below.

    Crossword

     

    16) Help build your own park with Nature Cat by clicking on link directly below and pressing play button.

    Build a Park

     

    17) Watch Peep and The Big Wide World Spring video by clicking on link directly below.

    Video 

     

    18) Watch Sesame Street video on the seasons by clicking on link directly below.

    PBS video

      

    19) Read along with an e-book on Spring by clicking on link below.

    Spring book

     

    20) Learn about the Holi holiday

    Holi Video

    Holi word search

     

     

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  • Celebrate St. Patrick's Day!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 3/16/2020

    Let's learn about St. Patrick's Day by clicking on links below!

    St.Pats

    But first practice typing using a new game called Alpha critters. 

    Click on Alpha Critters typing link below (press beginner, select character and go):

    Alpha Critters typing

     

    1) Launch the storyboard in PBS to read fun facts and watch a  video on the St. Patrick's Day holiday by clicking on link below:

    Storyboard & Video

     

    2) Work on the calendar and then find a four leaf clover in StarFall by clicking on link below:

    Calendar

     

    3) Find the four leaf clovers in this fun Starfall activity:

    Four Leaf Activity

     

    4) Try a word search in ABCya by clicking on link below:

    Word Search

      

    5) Do a shamrock hunt in ABCya by clicking on link below:

    Shamrock Hunt 

     

    6) Spot the difference by clicking on link below:

    Spot the Difference

     

    7) Try a crossword in ABCya by clicking on link below:

    Crossword

      

    8) Color St. Patrick's Day pictures online by clicking on link below and scroll down to choose a picture:

    Online coloring

      

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

    Shamrock puzzle

     

    10) Choose an online book to read in epic.  Click on link, enter passcode: pja7391 and enter as guest.

    Epic books on St. Patrick's Day

     

    11) Learn about the country of Ireland in National Geographic by clicking on link below:

    Ireland Country info

     

    12) Take a quiz in National Geographic to test your knowledge or Ireland and St. Patrick's Day

    Quiz

     

    13) Do another word search in PBS by clicking on link below and then 'launch':

    Word Search Level (K)

    Word Search Level (1)

    Word Search Level (3)

     

    14) Try a harder crossword in PBS by clicking on link below and then 'launch':

    Crossword

     

    15) Watch the Irish jig dance performed by kid in PBS by clicking on link below:

    Irish Dance Video

     

    16) Do some additional activities by clicking on link below:

    Activities

    Games

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • In Light of Upcoming Pi Day, let's Practice Math!

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 3/11/2020

    In light of Pi Day, let's practice some math.

    Pi day

    First, let's practice typing on Keyboard Zoo by clicking on link below:

    Keyboard Zoo

     

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

    Calendar

      

    2) Learn about Pi day by watching the holiday video in PBS learning by clicking on link below:

    Pi day video

     

    3) Explore interesting math resources on PBS by clicking on link below:

    Math

     

    4) Do a Pi day word search by clicking on link below:
     
     
    5) Click on abcya.com link below, select your grade and try any of the math games by clicking on link below:
     
     
     
    6) Choose a picture to color online by clicking on link below, scrolling down and selecting a picture:

    Online coloring

     

    7) Help Peg & Cat recognize 3-D shapes in game below. Click link below to open and press launch/play.
     
     
    8) Challenge yourself to a Pi crosssword by clicking on link below.
     
     
    9) Learn all about the #3 and why it's magical in this famous Schoolhouse video, Three is the Magic Number, by clicking on link below.

     
     
    10) Check out the math videos in BrainPopJr. Click on link below and log in using your i-Ready username and password: school1
     
     
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  • Celebrate Dr. Seuss Week

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 3/10/2020

    Let's celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday by clicking on links below!

    Dr. Seuss

    But first practice typing using Type to Learn, log in and press launch:

    Typing Club Jr.

     

    Celebrate the life and works of Dr. Seuss by watching a quick video in BrainPopJr.  by clicking on link below:

    *** BrainPopJr.

     

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

     Calendar

     

    2) Practice typing by  clicking on link below, press play and go:

    Keyboard Zoo

     

    3) Play the Fox in Socks rhyming game by clicking on link below:

    Rhyming game

     

    4) Do a seahorse counting game by clicking on link below, press a level and play:

    Counting game

     

    5) Play other Dr. Seuss Games on the Dr. Seuss site by clicking on link below:

    Games

     

    6) Choose a picture to color online by clicking on link below, scrolling down and selecting a picture:

    Online coloring

     

    7) Watch a short clip of Horton Hears a Who! by clicking on link below:

    Video: Horton Hears a Who!

     

    8) Try a Dr. Seuss word search by clicking on link below:

    Word Search

     

    9) Play some additional Seuss games on PBS Kids.

    PBS KIDS

     

    10) Enjoy a Cat in the Hat Read a loud

    Cat in the Hat

    Cat in the Hat (click this version if one above does not work)

     

    11) Take a quiz and test your knowledge on Dr. Seuss books!

    Dr. Seuss Quiz

     

    12) Watch a fun video on 5 Fun Facts about Dr. Seuss by clicking on link below:

    5 Fun Facts Video

    5 Fun Facts Video (use this link if the one above does not work)

     

    *** For teachers: activity sheets

    Activity Sheets

     

     

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  • Searching/Research

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 3/3/2020

    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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  • Celebrate Black History Month

    Posted by Karen Rothwell on 2/25/2020

    Celebrate Black History Month!

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

    TypingClubJr.

     

    Keyboard Zoo (K only)

     

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

    Calendar

     

    2) Watch the holiday video to learn more about Black History month by clicking on link below:

    Black History Month Video and info

     

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

    Word Search

     

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

    Online coloring

     

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

    Crossword

     

    6) Learn about an African American person or issue in BrainPopJr:

    BrainPopJr.

    Malcolm X

     

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