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Week 2: June 22-26, 2020

Monday, June 22, 2020

ELA: Fictional Narratives (Part 1)

Read The Mysteries of Harris Burdick by Chris Van Allsburg and learn what makes a fictional narrative; use a six-scene graphic organizer to plan a piece of fictional writing.

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Math: Finding the Value of a Fair Share

Review place value and rounding with a 4-digit number; explore fractions with a shape-folding activity; read The Lion’s Share by Matthew McElligott; learn the game Four in a Row Products.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2020

ELA: Fictional Narratives (Part 2)

Read an excerpt from Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White and identify internal and external character traits; use adjectives to describe characters in a piece of fictional writing.

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  • Fictional narrative writing from the previous episode (part 1).

Math: Fractions on a Number Line

Use addition and subtraction to solve magic number problems; explore fractions on a number line; read Pigs will be Pigs: Fun with Math and Money by Amy Axelrodlearn; play Multiplication and Division Line-Ups Score.

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Wednesday, June 24, 2020

ELA: Fictional Narratives (Part 3)

Read Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard and explore elements of a mystery; learn how to add suspense to fictional writing.

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Math: Sums and Differences with Fractions

Review place value and rounding with a 5-digit number; solve story problems using fractions with like denominators; play the game Remainder Race.

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

ELA: Fictional Narratives (Part 4)

Play a game to review narrative writing; learn how to make a “narrative grab bag” to write silly stories at home.

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Math: Equivalent Amounts

Solve math riddles with decimals; explore equivalent fractions; read The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins; identify prime numbers with the game Prime Time.

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Friday, June 26, 2020 –
Kindergarten through 5th Grade Fun Friday