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CHOICE BOARDS - are graphic organizers that allows students to choose different ways to learn about a particular concept. They may be setup to allow students to interact with one another through different activities.
Readings for The Best Worst School Year Ever

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Week of 6/15 to 6/19

Hi

This week in math we will be learning about Median.  There is a video on my You tube Channel called Median.  There is a Microsoft forms worksheet with examples and instructions at top.  Remember you can press the audio button to help you read.  The You tube channel is attached.  In ELA we will use Read Works  comprehension passages  “Long Live the Viking”  “Fuels of the Future”  The read Works code is attached.  In Science we will read “Wild, Wild Weather”  and learn about extreme weather and tornados.  There is a reading passage and a video on my You tube channel.  Only do the questions on the Microsoft forms worksheet not the questions with the reading passage.  If you need help with anything office hours are 10:00A.M. -11:00A.M. Mondays and Wednesday.  You can Email, call and Microsoft chat.

Kerstin Donahue youtube channel
Median
Readworks code
Long Live the Vikings
Fuels of the Future
Wild Wild Weather
wild-wild-weather



Week of 6/8 to 6/12

Hi

This week in Math we will be learning about Mean which is the average of a set of data.  There is a video on my You Tube Channel and the channel is attached.  After watching video complete worksheet.  In ELA there are two Read Works Comprehension passages  “Save the Whales” and “What this Supersized appetite”.  The read Works code to sign in is attached.  Also there is a writing prompt “What makes you laugh.  You take your name and find something that makes you laugh with each letter of your name.  You can type your response and then Email it to donahuek@gmail.com.

Example:

Patrick

P    The sound of popcorn popping makes me laugh

A     Animated cartoons like Sponge Bob are funny

T      When I get tickled I can’t stop laughing

R      Running around in the rain with an umbrella is funny

I       Ice Cream cones make me smile.

C      I love laughing at Comedy movies

K      Kittens playing with toys make me laugh

 

In science we will read about the Blue whale and answer questions.  I have a two videos with instruction on my You tube channel.


Donahue Math Assignment - youtube
Readworks code
blue whale-read
What this supersized appetite
blue whales form
What Makes You Laugh




Week of 6/1 to 6/5

Hi

This week for math we will be working on solutions and evaluations of exponential equations in illustrative math.  There is a math video with instruction.  In Science we will be learning about Asteroids, Comets and Meteors.  There is a video with the science reading and a video highlighting key terms on a white board. In ELA You will read two comprehension passages from Read Works.  The passages relate to science.  I have provided  you tube channel and read works sign in instructions.


Please use my youtube channel for teaching videos. (link to: Youtube for Ms. Donahue). You should be able to see videos I will give you name of video each week.

Math
solutions and evaluation


Science

asteroid-read
astroids comet meteors
Asteroid Attack

ELA
The Allure of Gold

Students enter class code: SWNY65

Student password: 1234

Once you log in there will be a passage with questions.  This passage has an audio button that you can play and listen to while you read.  Then do the questions.  The answers will be sent to me. I will try to use more of this to help with reading.




Week of 5/25 to 5/29

Hi

This week in math we are working on equivalent exponential equations.  There is a video on the you tube channel with instruction on equivalent exponential instruction.  In science we will be learning about photosynthesis.  There are two videos on photosynthesis.  These will help you do your work.  If you are doing work on line.  Then type your answers for math and science in the live Microsoft forms  worksheets. In ELA we will be reading two passages “Brazil Today” and “Dancing Derek” please answer questions and submit.  This week we will be taking math MAP math testing.  I will upload the test session name and code daily.  If you need help call message or Email me.  Microsoft Office hours are Monday and Wednesday 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

MAP Test 5/25 to 5/29

ELA

Brazil Today
Dancing Derek Read Works

Readworks
Students enter class code: SWNY65
Student password: 1234

Math
Microsoft Forms 8 exponents
MAP testing


Science
photosynthesis_reading










Week of 5/18 to 5/22

Hi this week I did a video about organelles.  It will be on my You tube channel with a reading and questions. The Organelle questions are on Microsoft forms.    

This week I used Read Works for ELA with audio and a context clue worksheet.  I attached read works, and You tube channel for reference.  My office hours are Monday and Wednesday 10:00-11:00.  All students have my number and Email.

Videos:   Science “Organelles” and Math “Exponents”


Science
Organelles reading
Organelles questions


Math

Evaluate exponent expressions
IM Exponents

ELA

I found a website called ReadWorks. To do the assignment you
need to follow these directions.

1.Have students go to:

Readworks

2. Students enter class code: SWNY65

3. Student password: 1234

Once you log in there will be a passage with questions.  This passage has an audio button that you can play and listen to while you read.  Then do the questions.  The answers will be sent to me. I will try to use more of this to help with reading.

Context-Clues-P-1-Beginner
Field Trip Read Works


The Best Worst School Year Ever


Week of 5/11 to 5/15

Hi

I made a you tube channel for. You should be able to see videos I will give you name of the video each week. (link above)

Videos:   Science “Cells” and Math “Equivalent fractions”


Science
What's in a cell passage
What's in a cell quetions


Math

equivalent fractions May 11
equivalent fractions 2

ELA
Fruit trees and growing fruit trees
wonderful trees passage


The Best Worst School Year Ever
Chapter 4 Questions

Week of 5/4 to 5/8

Nearpod student directions

  1. Nearpod/student
  2. Use Id Number
  3. Use Sp and birthdate
  4. The code this week is SPGDC

Math
Equivalent fractions common core
Equivalent Fractions Worksheet

Science
The cells that make us passage

ELA
I found a website called ReadWorks. To do the assignment you

Need to follow these directions.

1.Have students go to:

www.readworks.org/student

2. Students enter class code: SWNY65

3. Student password: 1234

Once you log in there will be a passage with questions.  This passage has an audio button that you can play and listen to while you read.  Then do the questions.  The answers will be sent to me. I will try to use more of this to help with reading.

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