Kindergarten / Week 4 / April 6-10

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? 

Weekly Learning Goal: 

I can retell what happens in a story using an Informational Text. 

Choice Activities:  

 

  • Listen to the story How Does a Seed Become a Plant? Retell what happened in the story in your own words.  Write about something you learned from the story then draw an illustration to match. 
 
  • Listen to the story The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle.  Retell the story in your own words.
 
  • Watch video about the Parts of a Plant.  Draw a picture of a flower or plant.  Label the parts of a plant using words: roots, stem, leaves, flower. 
 
  • Go on a Nature Walk and write or draw the things you see outside.  What colors do you see?  What color is the grass?  What do you see in the sky?  Do you see any plants or flowers growing on the ground?  What kinds of shapes of leaves do you see?  Use your five senses to help you draw a picture of what you see, hear, smell, and feel on our nature walk.

Can Turn In: 

  • Have an adult take a picture of your work and send it to your teacher on Dojo 

  • Send your teacher a picture of your work from your nature walk. 

  • Send your teacher a picture of your diagram of the parts of a plant. 

(Turning items in is optional) 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources  

Weekly Learning Goal: 

I can describe real-world objects using names of shapes and identify, sort, and classify objects by size, shape, color, and other attributes. 

Choice Activities:  

  • Complete Go Math Lesson pages 10.2, 10.3, 10.4, 10.5 

  • Go to BrainPOPJr.

    • Login: hartelementary Password: hartman. 

      In the search bar in the top right hand corner type in 3-D shapes and then click on the Solid Shapes video. Please watch the video and then take the easy or hard quiz. (The link is included below) 
  • Have a sheet of paper and something to write with. Try to draw and label each of the shapes below. 

 

  • Take a walk outside and try to spot different shapes. Example: The sidewalk has squares built into it. 

Can Turn In: 

  • Send your teacher a picture of your completed Go Math sheets and send it to them on Dojo.

  • Send your teacher a picture of the completed quiz. 

  • Send your teacher a picture of all the shapes that you drew and labeled. 

(Turning items in is optional)

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources  

https://www-k6.thinkcentral.com/content/hsp/math/gomath2015/na/grk-6/on_the_spot_videos_9780544251519_/index.html 

(This link has lesson videos if struggling with understanding the math pages) 

https://www.abcya.com/games/adventure_man_dash_shapes_colors 

(This link is an online game) 

https://jr.brainpop.com/math/geometry/solidshapes/ 

(This link is for the BrainPOPJr. 3-D video and quiz. It will ask you to login.) 

https://www.abcya.com/games/shapes_colors_bingo 

(This link is an online game)

 

https://www.abcya.com/games/shapes_geometry_game 

(This link is an online game) 

Weekly Learning Goal: 

  • I will be able to describe a location of something by describing the location. Example: left/right, up/down, front/back, over/under, near/far.  
  • I will be able identify tools such as maps and globes as representations of local and distant places. 

Choice Activities:  

  • To review what the meaning of the positional words: You may watch these YouTube videos that explain positional words: 

- All Around the Farm | Directional Words & Spatial Concepts | Learning Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

 

-Where’s the Monkey

After reviewing the words and watching the videos. You may want to create pictures of examples of each positional word. 

(There is a cheat sheet below) 

  • Left   
  • Right  
  • Up  
  • Down 
  • Front 
  • Back 
  • Over 
  • Under 
  • Near  
  • Far 

 

  • Have your child demonstrate these problems by drawing them on a sheet of paper while you read it to them. Materials needed: Paper and writing utensil. 

Problem 1: Draw a big circle. Draw a red bug inside the circle. Draw a green bug outside the circle. Draw a black bug on the circle. 

Problem 2: Draw a rainbow. Draw a flower under the rainbow. Draw a cloud above the rainbow. 

Problem 3: I see four flowers. The first flower is red. The last flower is blue. The green flower is in front of the yellow flowers. Draw the flowers. 

  • Go to BrainPopJr

    • Login: hartelementary Password: hartman. 

      In the search bar in the top right hand corner type in Reading Maps and then click on the Reading Maps video. Please watch the video and then take the easy or hard quiz. (The link is included below) 
  • Draw a map of objects in your house/apartment, outside, or town. It can be very simple. Draw shapes and try to label what it. 

Can Turn In: 

  • Send your teacher a picture of your positional word cards that you created on Dojo. 

  • Send your teacher a picture or video of you solving the positional problems on Dojo. 

  • Send your teacher a picture of the completed quiz. 

(Turning items in is optional) 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykmFyHJq6FY 

(All Around the Farm | Directional Words & Spatial Concepts | Learning Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann) 

https://jr.brainpop.com/socialstudies/geography/readingmaps/ 

(This link is for the BrainPOPJr. - Reading Maps- and quiz. It will ask you to login) 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idJYhjGyWTU 

(Where’s the Monkey) 

 

Weekly Learning Goal: 

I will be able to understand and explain how plants can change the environment to meet their needs. 

Choice Activities:  

 

  • Go to BrainPOPJr.

    • Login: hartelementary Password: hartman

      Go to the Science tab Choose Plants > Parts of a Plant. After watching the video- draw a picture of a plant and label the parts.  
  • Go to BrainPOPJr.

    • Login: hartelementary  Password: hartman

      Go to the Science tab. Choose Plants > Plant Life Cycle. Watch the video and complete any additional activities below (example: easy quiz, word play, games, etc.) 
  • Look out the window or go outside. What plants do you see around you? What other plants or trees live in Nebraska? 

Can Turn In: From Pearson Elevate Science Book 

  • Pg. 193 
  • Pg. 198 
  • Pg. 200 
  • Illustration of a plant you have seen outside with a label of all the important parts.  

(Turning items in is optional) 

Links: Click on the links for additional activities & resources  

https://cinncinatizoo.org/home-safari-resources/ 

 

http://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-prek-k.html  

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PE 

Choice Activities:  

  • Use the video and Click on the link to get your heart pumping with this fun activity.  Challenge your family members to see who can do the most laps in one minute. 

Supporting links:

MUSIC

Choice Activities:  

 

  • Listen to any song and choose if it is a fast song or a slow song. 
  • Sing a song you know from music class fast or slow. Use songs like Bee Bee Bumblebee, Queen Queen Caroline, or Twinkle Twinkle Little Star. 
  • Use the video provided and march to the song around your house. Find a song you like and march around the house with a family member.  

  

Supporting links:

ART 

Choice Activities:  

Draw about you 

 

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

 

Instructions: Visually tell about you by drawing a favorite toy, stuffed animal, pet, pair of shoes, piece of clothing, book, or something else that you enjoy. Remember to add lots of details (clues that tell us what’s going on) before coloring it in!

Supporting links:

"Paint Me a Picture"  is a book on Unite for Literacy that tells how artists like to create artwork that shows things that are important to them.  
 

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 Kearny 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:  

Supporting links:

Help Kids Balance Their Media Lives

COUNSELING

Home | American School Counselor Association (ASCA)COUNSELOR'S CORNER

Resource Student Accommodations: 
Number Line - Mini\Personal Number Line by Ella Frazier | TpT
  • Wait time  
  • Visual aids 
  • Testing in the special education room  
  • Warnings before switching tasks 
  • Consistent schedule 
  • Checks for understanding  
  • Modeling of a variety of grammar structures and linguistic concepts