Academic Tasks for the Week

  • Per the Marion County Public Schools Distance Learning Handbook, tasks for the week will be publicized consistently on the first day of the student instructional week. During distance learning, the student instructional week is defined as Monday through Friday. Students have 5-7 days to complete tasks being due each Sunday evening. All work must be completed online, or submitted digitially (via email or submit as a picture through Class Dojo). Each instructional week the requirement is a minimum of...

     45 minutes of both iReady Reading and Math online instruction should be completed by the student
     20 minutes of reading should be done independently or with families
     3 tasks for ELA (Reading/Writing)
     3 tasks for Math
     1 task for Science
     1 task for Social Studies

     1 task for Specials (Art/Music/PE) 

     

    During the current COVID-19 crisis, the first student instructional week will be defined as Wednesday, April 1 through Friday, April 3. The task expectations during this modified week will be:

     45 minutes of both iReady Reading and Math online instruction should be completed by the student
     20 minutes of reading should be done independently or with families

     1 task for ELA (Reading/Writing)
     1 task for Math
     1 task for Science OR 1 task for Social Studies

     1 task for Specials (Art/Music/PE) 

     

    Please remember, printed copies of online/Google Classroom work & additional paper games/supplemental materials are available upon request & can be picked up outside the school-not to be returned in person but submitted by email or picture. I want to be helpful and flexible in ensuring all students have access to the opportunity to learn during this time. Otherwise tasks for the week are uploaded on Google Classroom on a weekly basis with videos, messages, and updates on Class Dojo & Zoom.I want to be helpful and flexible in ensuring all students have access to the opportunity to learn during this time. Mrs. Kaminski is also available to provide support and can be emailed here

     
    The handbook also states that, "Taking attendance is still a legal obligation, even in an online setting, and is a record that is frequently monitored for compliance. It is important that records are maintained and accurate. Teachers will continue to take student attendance in Skyward...Students can demonstrate attendance in a number of ways, including but not limited to the examples listed below."
    • Logging into an online platform (I can check this by seeing minutes on iReady & Zearn) 
    • Sending a message via Class Dojo
    • Engaging in a phone or Zoom call with a teacher or other school employee
    Participating in an online forum or web thread conversation (I can check comments/use your Morning Check-In

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Specials Tasks for the Week

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    3rd grade students will follow a Special Areas rotation, with one assignment each week in the following subjects:

     

    Week 1- April 1-3 - Music - Mr. Kinsey His assignment is listed online and pasted below. Email him with any questions you have between 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Monday - Friday, and he will respond as soon as possible. 

    1. Go to musicplayonline.com
    2. Log in using the Free Student Access code:
      • Username: snow
      • Password: 2020
    3. On the left side of the screen, click on Listening
    4. Under Kit 1, scroll down to 27. "Peter and the Wolf Story" and click on the Story play button.
    5. Watch the video and answer the following two questions:
      1. Which instrument or instruments are used to represent each character?
        1. Peter?
        2. Wolf?
        3. Bird?
        4. Duck?
        5. Cat?
        6. Grandfather?
        7. Hunters?
        8. Hunter's rifles?
      2. How can musical instruments help bring a story to life?
    6. Take a photo of your written answers and email it to me at kyle.kinsey@marion.k12.fl.us
      • IMPORTANT: Please make sure the photo is readable and not blurry before emailing it. Thank you!

     

    Week 2- April 6-10 - Art - Mrs. Pelt Her assignments are listed on her Third Grade Classroom webpage and below. Email her with any questions. 

    Watch Mrs. Pelt's video. Make your portrait on paper or Google Drawings.

    Submit it on Google Classroom OR send a picture of your work to christy.pelt@marion.k12.fl.us with your first and last name plus your teacher's name. If you can't send a picture just email or comment on her webpage and say (with your name), "I did my art assignment"!

     

    Week 3- April 13-17 - P.E. - Coach Gomillion & Coach Green - Check out their webpage or workout videos below.

    This is a great in home work out for all ages. There is a great stretching and cardiovascular component: https://youtu.be/Rz0go1pTda8

    For more fun add this Fort Night workout in there: https://youtu.be/0kvyBApinGU 

    Submit a picture of you working out Google Classroom OR send a picture of your work to william.gomillion@marion.k12.fl.us with your first and last name plus your teacher's name.

     

    Week 4- April 20-24 - Music - Mr. Kinsey His assignment should be posted online and pasted below. Email him with any questions you have between 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Monday - Friday, and he will respond as soon as possible. 

    Students will complete the 3rd Grade Music Bingo page in the file on his web page. Try to complete one square each day or 5 squares in a week. You can repeat any square you like! Have a family member initial and date the square when you finish it. Once finished, do ONE of the following:

    1. Take a picture or scan the assignment and email it back to me at kyle.kinsey@marion.k12.fl.us

    2. Email a list of the completed squares and their dates to me at kyle.kinsey@marion.k12.fl.us
      • Example:
        • Family Dance Party! - 4/20

    Week 5- April 27-May 1 - Art  Mrs. Pelt Her assignments are listed on her Third Grade Classroom webpage and below. Email her with any questions. 

    Research and Recreate

    Step 1: Watch video (if you are unable to watch the video just skip this step and move on to step 2)

    Step 2: Google search "Famous Artwork"

    Step 3: Scroll through all the different artworks you see and pick your favorite

    Step 4: Tell me these three things... 1. The Artist Name of the artwork you picked.  2. The Title of that artwork.   3. The year it was created.

    Step 5: Recreate the artwork you picked.  Use any medium you want.  (medium- the materials used tomake the artwork).

    Step 6: Submit work and answers to my email or through this webpage.

     

    Week 6- May 4-May 8 - P.E.

    This is a good work out from coach and a great motivational video. 

    https://youtu.be/dhCM0C6GnrY 

     

    Week 7- May 11-May 15 - Music  Mr. Kinsey

    Much has changed over this last school year, so I would like to hear how your thoughts/feelings about music might have changed as well. For Assignment #3, simply email me your responses to the following questions:

    1. What do you enjoy most about music?

    2. Do you have any favorite musician(s)? If so, who?

    3. Do you have any favorite type(s) of music? If so, what?

    4. Do you have any favorite musical hobbies (singing, dancing, playing instruments, writing music, etc.)?

    5. What are some things that you would like to learn about music?

    Please let me know if you need any assistance, and I am looking forward to reading your responses!

     Email him with any questions you have between 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Monday - Friday, and he will respond as soon as possible.

     

    Week 8- May 18-May 22 - Art 

    Mrs. Pelt Her assignments are listed on her Third Grade Classroom webpage and below. Email her with any questions.  

    Play Dough (reusable)

    • 2 Cups of Corn Starch
    • About 1 Cup of inexpensive hair conditioner (make sure you like the smell)
    • Food Coloring (optional...this will get on your hands)

    Mix together in a LARGE bowl until it comes together.  It will take a few minutes before you get it mixed together, just keep mixing with your hands till the dough to come together. 

    Store play dough in a plastic bowl with lid or a ziplock bag. 

    Salt Dough Clay (oven dried)

    • 2 Cups of All-Purpose Flour
    • 1 Cup of Salt
    • 1 Cup of Warm Water

    In a LARGE bowl mix water and salt until dissolved. 

    Gradually add flour to form a soft dough. 

    Roll, cut, color, paint, and play with your dough.

    Bake at 250* until dry  (1-2 hours depending on thickness)

     

    Week 9/10-May 25-29, June 1 - P.E. 

Exceptional Student Education Services ~ Inclusion

  • According to Marion County Public Schools Instructional Continuity Plan for Emergency School Closures will continue as explained below: 

    Students with Exceptionalities on General Curriculum, all grade levels
    Instructional Services
     Students will be provided the same work all students are provided 
     Support Facilitator or assigned ESE teacher, Mrs. Kaminski, will call parents/students as often as services are provided on the IEP to provide any necessary virtual support
     Document all provided services, communication with parents, & contact attempts on distance learning log

     

    Exceptional Student Education support ~ Assistance in ELA/Reading & Math can take place by phone or Zoom. Miss Rockey, Mrs. Kaminski, Mr. Lanza are here to help! Phone calls through Google Voice & Zoom can be used to provide "live" assistance. Check out Miss Rockey & Mrs. Kaminski's Office Hours. Mrs. Kaminski's Zoom is on her webpage and here: https://zoom.us/j/5965009992 Mrs. Kaminski's Google Voice is 352-462-3540. We can also message and provide assistance through Class Dojo. 

     

    Activities oriented towards students’ IEP goals will be available outside the school as requested. Online programs such as iReady & Reading Plus provide individualized instruction that also help students continue to grow and reach their goals. 

    If students come to Breakfast Club for reading support, they can log in from home!

    The website is: login.readingplus.com

    You may need to enter the site code:  rpsaddl1

    Then use the username and password you use every morning.

     

     

    Printed copies of online/Google Classroom work & additional paper games/supplemental materials are available upon request & can be picked up outside the school-not to be returned in person but submitted by email or picture. I want to be helpful and flexible in ensuring all students have access to the opportunity to learn during this time. Otherwise tasks for the week are uploaded on Google Classroom on a weekly basis with videos, messages, and updates on Class Dojo & Zoom.

     

    Students with Occupational, Speech, Language, Physical Therapies
    Therapy Services
     Assigned therapist provide therapy by phone or online platform and/or packet as often as on current IEP

    Ms. Miale is calling families about availability & preferences. She is using Google Classroom and Zoom to provide Speech & Language Therapies. She will share her Google Classroom code.

    Ms. Jones is calling families about availability & preferences moving forward to provide Occupational Therapy. You can also call her on her Google Voice #407-900-8786 

     Therapists document all provided services, communication with parents, & contact attempts on distance learning log

     

    Students who are in need of an IEP meeting
    IEP Meetings
     Guidance & Exceptional Student Education staff will ensure meeting notices continue to be provided and all official notice attempts are documented
     To the maximum extent possible, IEP meetings will be held either by phone or using an online virtual platform
     All participants should be documented, including HOW they participated
     Focus on Annual Reviews and Reevaluations due prior to August 21st