3rd Grade / Week 5 / April 13-17

Read 20 minutes every day.  

Daily Writing Journal:  Create a daily writing journal. 

Write about anything you want. You can also journal about your daily learning: 

  • What did you enjoy the most about your day? 
  • Why did you enjoy this moment? 
  • What did you learn? 

Reading Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • I can put important events from a story in sequential order using time order words. 
  • I can create my own story using time order words to put events in order. 
  • I can use the correct homophone in a sentence. 

Choice Activities: 

 

  • Read the story Robodogs of Greenville ( pp 280-287), have students answer questions listed below after they read - they can write them, or talk about them  

  • After reading pages 280-280 

    • 1.) What details tell you the story takes place in the future? 

    • 2.) Why are things so busy at the hydro car store? 

  • Pp 282-283 

    • 1.) How is Greenville different from our community?  How is it similar? 

    • 2.) What affect do you think have a robot pet might have on people? 

  • Pp 284-285 

    • 1.) What happens after Cosmo tells Diz that does used to love their owners? 

    • 2.) Why do you think Diz wants a real dog? 

    • 3.) What do you think Captain Spacely has discovered? 

  • Pp 286-287 

    • 1.) Was Captain Spacely’s discovery what you predicted it would be? 2.) What happens at the end? 

  • Watch BrainPOPjr. video to review sequence of events in a story-

    • BrainPOP Jr. - Mrs. Bevill Computer Technology Teacher 
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  • Listen to the story The Night I Followed the Dog-

    • StorylineOnline - SchoolTube - Safe video sharing and management ...
 
  • Students can write or draw the events of the story in order using sequencing words- First, Next, Then, Last, Finally, or any time order words the students know. Remember to only include the most important events from the story. 

  • Additional sequence of events activities 

    • Look for time order words in your read to self books 

    • Look for sequence of events in nonfiction- dates, seasons, life cycles 

    • Write steps for how to do something using sequencing words, illustrate story 

    • Create a comic strip including sequencing words 

    • Tell someone what happens in your favorite tv show or movie using sequencing words and only including the most important events 

    • Rewrite a recipe using sequencing words 

  • Homophone practice- remember: homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled different and have different meanings 

    • Go to Kahoot.com- Type the code-0337696  

      • You can play anytime this week, you can play more than once, there is not timer, so take your time! 

  • Additional homophone activities: 

    • Make a list of as many homophone pairs as you can   

    • Pick a pair of homophones, write a sentence using each homophone and create an illustration to match the sentence  

    • Challenge: write a sentence including a homophone pair in the same sentence. Ex: Hey, I just got some hay for our new horse.  

Can Turn In: 

 

  • Answers to questions 

  • Sequencing of The Night I Followed the Dog 

  • Any sequence of events writing or drawings 

  • Completing homophones Kahoot 

  • Homophone sentences or illustrations

Writing Learning Goal:  

  • I can create a statement that clearly shows my opinion on a topic. 
  • I can use a graphic organizer to plan my opinion writing. 
  • I can proofread and edit a draft to correct grammar and provide more explanation. 
  • I can publish a final draft that is written, typed, or recorded digitally. 

Choice Activities 

  • Watch YouTube video introducing opinion writing 

Opinion Writing for Kids | Episode 1 | What Is It?

  • Watch YouTube video for picking a topic and create a list of your favorite things 

Opinion Writing for Kids | Episode 2 | Choosing a Topic

  • Pick one of your favorites on your list and use it to create a first draft. Start with an opinion statement such as “I believe Hot Takis are the best snack.” Then think about three reasons why this is your favorite. End with an opinion statement again; “This is why I think Hot Takis are the best snack.” 

  • Watch YouTube video for making a plan

Opinion Writing for Kids | Episode 3 | Making a Plan

  • Watch YouTube video for writing a draft

Opinion Writing for Kids | Episode 4 | Writing a Draft: Introduction

  • Proofread and edit your draft. Do your sentences make sense when you read them out loud? Correct any mistakes you find. 

  • Create a final draft. You can write it out and draw a picture, type it out on a computer and find an image of your favorite thing on the internet, or record yourself reading your final draft and show us your favorite thing!  

(Go to third grade’s Youtube Channel to watch Mrs. Myers’ final draft example) 

Can Turn In: 

 

  • A list of your favorite things 

  • Your final draft 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources 

Scholastic Learning at Home 

Teaching Remotely for Grades K - 12 | Free Resources and Strategies

Click on your student’s grade level, there will be stories to read for each day of week 2.

Bookflix 

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Username: Learning20 

Password: Clifford 

ABCya 

ABCya! • Learning Games and Apps for Kids

Educational games and activities to practice reading

Room recess-https://www.roomrecess.com/mobile/SolarSequence/play.html 

Sequencing game 

Homophone practice

Five Things Parents Should Know from the Kahoot! Survey: "Data ... 

Type the code-0337696 

Time for Kids online magazines

https://emagazines.com/ExpressLibrary/f90db2f8-8bbd-4d44-8d45-857532a2e81a 

Time for Kids magazines, extra reading materials 

Epic! Books

Epic! - Kids' Books and Videos on the App Store

Gargano-exw2078 

Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • I can use perimeter to compare rectangles with the same area.   
  • I can draw rectangles using a given perimeter and area. 
  • I can use area to compare rectangles with the same perimeter. 
  • I can draw a rectangle using a given perimeter and area. 

Choice Activities:

  • Lesson: 11.7: Watch this video: 

  • Review finding the area by counting the squares in the inside of the shape. Practice finding the area of squares and rectangles by multiplying the sides.  
  • Watch this video for further practice with your teacher: 

  • Complete quiz at:  

BrainPOP Jr. - Mrs. Bevill Computer Technology Teacher

Username: gh5101 password: gh5101 

 

  • Lesson 11.8: Watch this video: 

  • Complete #’s 6 & 7 only on page 465 in GoMath Big Book 

 

  • Lesson 11.9 Do unlock the problem on page 467 by finding the area and perimeter of the shapes. 
    • Practice drawing rectangles with the same perimeter and different area.   
    • Example A: Think about numbers combinations you could add to get to 20, then think about if you multiplied the length and width would it equal 24?  
    • Do the same with example B- draw your rectangle to check your answer. 
    • Do share and show 1-6 and On your own 7-11 to practice finding the rectangle with the greater area. 
    • *Students can also complete Math workbook pages 231/232 for extra practice comparing areas of rectangles  with the same perimeter* 
  • Complete #’s 6-9 on page 469 in GoMath Big Book. 

 

  • Lesson 11.10 Find the perimeter and area of a shape. 
    • Do the unlock the problem on page 471- draw as many rectangles with an area of 16 that you can- think about numbers you could multiply to equal 16 
    • Practice drawing rectangles on the Try this section on page 472 
    • Complete #1-11  on pgs 473-474 
    • *Students can also complete 233/234 in Math workbook for extra practice* 
  • Complete #’s 7 and 8 on page 473 in GoMath Big Book 
 
  • If you need extra support with 11.9 and 11.10- this video will walk you through the book for both lessons- 

Can Turn In: 

 

  • Page 469 

#’s 6-9 

 

  • 6 & 7 on page 465 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources 

Khan Academy 

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/cc-fourth-grade-math/plane-figures 

Click Sign up to create a free parent account and have your child begin with 2nd Grade Measurement, Data, & Geometry 

XtraMath 

XtraMath

Click Sign up for a free account. It is important to focus on thinking strategies instead of speed when helping students develop fluency. 

ABCya! • Learning Games and Apps for Kids

Educational games and activities to practice reading 

Premium Memberships | Prodigy Game

Student can log in with their username and password 

Thatquiz- 

https://www.thatquiz.org/tq-C/math/angles/ 

Click on Angles under the Geometry Column to practice measuring angles 

BrainPOPjr.- Area 

BrainPOP Jr. - Mrs. Bevill Computer Technology Teacher

Username: gh5101 password:5101 

BrainPOPjr.- Perimeter 

BrainPOP Jr. - Mrs. Bevill Computer Technology Teacher

Username: gh5101 password:5101 

Weekly Learning Goal:   

  • I can explain why laws are important. 
  • I can identify my rights and responsibilities as a citizen in a community. 

Choice Activities:

Choose at least 2 sources: PebbleGo, BrainPOPjr. or Epic! Books to read/watch and then work to answer questions below in any creative way you choose 

  1. PebbleGO! Being a Good Citizen  

             can also get to through Hartman website: 

  • Click on Library tab
  • PebbleGo 
  • Social Studies 
  • "Being a good Citizen"-choose a video  
  1. On Epic! Books- read Being an Active Citizen Obeying Laws 

  1. Watch rights and responsibilities video on BrainPOPjr.- BrainPOP Jr. - Mrs. Bevill Computer Technology Teacher

 

  • After reading or watching at least 2 sources-choose a way to show what you learned about laws and rights and responsibilities of citizens in a community: create a comic strip, write to answer questions, create a poster informing other about laws and their rights as citizens, create a song or rap, or explain what you learned about laws and being a good citizen to someone in your family. 

    •  Why laws are important? 

    • Are there any laws do you think we should get rid of? 

    • What laws would you add if you were in charge? 

    • What can you do to be a good citizen? 

    • What are your rights as a citizen in a community? 

Can Turn In: 

-Your way of showing your learning 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources  

Nebraska Legislature 

This video explains why Nebraska has a Unicameral government and how a bill becomes a law. 

Unicam Kids 

This informational text explains about Nebraska’s Unicameral Government.  

Nebraksa Capitol Virutal Tour 

This is a virtual tour of Nebraska’s Capitol.  

Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • I can show weather patterns on a bar graph for a particular location and can describe patterns in the data 

Choice Activities:

  • Choose a US city you would like to study weather patterns for 

  • With help from an adult, search online to find the temperature and humidity level for the first day of every month in your city for the past year. Record your information 

  • Complete two bar graphs with graph paper OR use the link to create digital bar graphs using the data you collected: https://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/Classic/bar.asp 

(one bar graph is for the temperature, the other bar graph is for humidity) 

  • Describe patterns you see in your data. How might temperature and humidity be related? 

Can Turn In: 

  • Completed bar graph for temperature and humidity done on graph paper or digitally 

  • Science Journal entry describing the data on your graphs 

  • Record the times for the sunrise/sunset each day this week. What patterns do you notice? 

  • Draw and label the weather outside each day this week. What patterns do you notice? 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources  

Henry Doorly Zoo: Zoo From Home: 

http://www.omahazoo.com/zoo-from-home 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students.  

Georgia Aquarium: At Home Learning:

https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/at-home-learning-with-georgia-aquarium/ 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students.  

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden: Home Safari Resources: 

http://cincinnatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/ 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students. 

Shedd Aquarium of Chicago: 

https://www.sheddaquarium.org 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students.  

Field Museum of Chicago: 

https://www.fieldmuseum.org/educators/learning-resources 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students.  

Geology.com:  

https://geology.com/rocks/ 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students.  

Smithsonian GeoGallery: 

 https://geogallery.si.edu/gems-minerals-meteorites-rocks 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students.  

Ashfall Fossil Beds: 

https://ashfall.unl.edu/ 

These websites provide interactive learning opportunities, virtual fieldtrips, and videos for your students. 

The Weather Channel: 

https://weather.com 

This website will show weather forecasts for your local area (including precipitation, wind speeds, and temperatures) 

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PE 

Choice Activities:  

  • Click on the link and follow the Plank Challenge 

  • See how many push-ups you can do in one minute 

     

Supporting links:

MUSIC

Choice Activities:  

  • Sing the song “Chicken on a Fencepost” for a friend or family member. If you remember the game, teach the game to them! 

  • Listen to the song in the video and try to describe the tempo and dynamics. Remember, tempo is the speed and dynamics is the volume of the music.  

  • Listen to your favorite song and try to describe the tempo and dynamics of that song. Share it with a friend or on Flipgrid! 

 

Supporting links:

Free Music Icons, 2,000+ Icons in PNG, EPS, SVG formatDownloads + Media — Flipgrid

HARTMAN MUSIC FLIPGRID APRIL 13-17

ART 

Choice Activities:  

Riotous Rhythms  

 

Materials: Paper, pencil, pen, crayons, markers, paints, or computer   

  

Instructions: First, listen to a YouTube read aloud for our story Lines That Wiggle.  
 
Next, click on the links provided to see examples of Japanese prints that show rhythm (movement or action). You can get inspiration (ideas) so you begin thinking about what lines and subject matter to use for your artwork.  
 
Practice drawing some lines of your own. What lines might show the motion of a snake? A grasshopper? A butterfly? A squirrel? A bird? 
 
Once you’ve practiced your action lines (lines that show movement), choose a subject from nature (outside). Next, draw that subject using action lines, repeating to fill your paper. Finish by adding patterns and color.  
 


I’d love to see your finished artwork! Show it off by uploading a video to our Flipgrid!

Art Black | Free Vectors, Stock Photos & PSDDownloads + Media — Flipgrid

Supporting links: 

Lines That Wiggle  YouTube read aloud.  
 
A Sudden Shower of WaterbugsCranes, Waves, & Rising SunTiger Scroll The Great Wave off Kanagawa click on each link to see examples of rhythm in Japanese artwork.  

 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources  

Joslyn Art Museum  

You can browse the permanent & temporary collections as well as their sculpture garden. 

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts 

Offering virtual studio tours of artists’ spaces as well as overviews of their current exhibitions. 

KANEKO  

You can contribute to a communal art project called “Tessellation” that will be compiled and exhibited at KANEKO.  

The Union for Contemporary Art  

Offering printable coloring pages from artist Alexandria Smith.  

Sheldon Museum of Art  

You can search the collection of UNL’s art museum by subject.  

Museum of Nebraska Art  

The MONA in Kearney offers a view of their collection comprised of artists from Nebraska.  

National Gallery of Art  

Offering art lessons listed by grade level if you want to create even more at home. 

MEDIA

Choice Activities:  

Follow Along With Our Last 2 GOLDEN SOWER NOMINEES!

Golden Sower Nominee - Alicia Potter Books

Baby Monkey, Private Eye by Brian Selznick and David Serlin


 

Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari

 

AFTER reading the final two books, place your VOTE!!

VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE GOLDEN SOWER PICTURE BOOK BY FRIDAY, APRIL 17th!

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Mrs. Derry     rommie.derry@ops.org

Math 

Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • I can find the area of a rectangle 

Use the following sentence frames to help explain your thinking and problem solving: 

I doubled the length of both sides so then _____.  

I checked my answer by _____ _____ are the same because _____. 

Writing 

Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • I can write my opinion using reasons and examples to explain.  

Your opinion is what you think or how you feel about something. People can have different opinions. I may think chocolate ice cream is the best, but you may think strawberry is the best. When you write about your opinion, you want to tell the reader what your opinion is and then give reasons and examples or evidence why you think or feel that way.  We can use OREO writing to help us share an opinion. 

OREO Opinion Writing

Watch this YouTube video on how to write about your opinion using OREO writing. 

Seesaw

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OREO Opinion Writing: Choose a topic and use the graphic organizer to share your opinion about the topic. Give reasons and examples (evidence) for your opinion.   

In my opinion_____.   

I believe this because_____.   

Another reason is_____. 

Use these sentence frames to help you when you are doing your OREO opinion writing activity. 

Social Studies 

Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • I can identify the three branches of government and describe what each branch does 

3 Branches of Government | Kids Educational Video | Kids Academy

Watch this YouTube video on the three branches of government 

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Three Branches of Government: Move each of the boxes to the correct tree (branch).  Write another fact you learned about a branch of the government.  

Resource Accommodations
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Assignment assistance available per request Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30. 

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English Language Arts Math
  • Text to speech (passages read aloud) 
  • Oral reading of directions 
  • Shortened assignments (as needed) 
  • Frequent breaks
  • Text to speech (passages read aloud) 
  • Shortened assignments (as needed) 
  • Oral reading of directions 
  • Frequent breaks 
  • Online Calculator 
  • Multiplication Chart  

Multiplication Table Chart

Science Social Studies
  • Text to speech (passages read aloud) 
  • Oral reading of directions 
  • Shortened assignments (as needed) 
  • Frequent breaks 
  • Text to speech (passages read aloud) 
  • Oral reading of directions 
  • Shortened assignments (as needed) 
  • Frequent breaks 
Social Emotional Support
COVID19 Social Story

How Do You Feel Graphic

School Closures Positivity Social Narrative