• SUMMER ENRICHMENT: (Optional)

    Week of June 1st through June 13th

    1. Skills 21.2 - 21.4 pages 145- 152. Please have your child work in their skills book to complete the activities on pages 145-152.

    Listen to the story When It's Hot. Then answer questions on pages 159-162 in their skills 9 book. They do not have their own copy of When It's Hot in their take home pack, so they will just have to listen to me read and answer the questions.  Once that it is completed, have them read the sentences on pages 163-164 and answer the questions with yes or no. Your child should be able to read these questions on their own. Listen to them first before you help them. Send me a copy though CLASS DOJO, under your child's portfolio

    2. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople  Click on 9 for Adventure 9

    Adventure 9 The Little Gray Pony

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

    Read-Aloud Chat After watching the Read-Aloud video, have a discussion with your child using these questions:

    • Why couldn’t the blacksmith make the pony a new horseshoe? (He had no coal to make a fire.)

    • What do you think might happen to a pony or horse if it continued to walk without a horseshoe? (Its hoof would get sore; the pony might start to limp or it might injure its leg.)

    • Which tradesperson did the man meet when he went to the store? (He met the storekeeper.) What did the storekeeper have? (The storekeeper had apples and candy.) • Which tradesperson did he meet on the road? (He met the farmer. What did the farmer have? (The farmer had corn, hay, and wheat.)

    • Which tradesperson did he meet next? (He met the miller.) What did the miller have? (The miller had flour.)

    • Which tradesperson did the old woman tell the man he needed to find? (the miner) What did the miner give the man? (He gave him coal.)

     

    Week of May 25th through May 31st

    1. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople  Click on 8 for Adventure 8

    Adventure 8 The Blacksmith

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

    2. Writing -  Using the journal inside your take home packet, please complete the activity page for today's Adventure. You have heard about the blacksmith who makes tools out iron. In your journal, draw a picture of the blacksmith with the tools they use and the objects they create. Then write a sentence about the blacksmith and what they do for the colonial people.

    Skills Assessment Activities are not in your book, please get them from the packet that is stapled with both Skills 9 & 10. They were in your bag that you picked up last week.(Pages 135-140)

    3. Skills - This week you will review their tricky words, click on the link to listen to my video. Tricky Words Review Please practice these words daily with your child.

    Turn to page 135 in your Skills 9 book lesson 20.1, your child will need to circle the correct word that you say: 1. which 2. so  3. here  4. are  5. what  6. said  7. I  8. no  9. once  10. when

    Page 137 lesson 20.2 have your child write the capital letter next to the lower case letter. Page 139 & 140 Lesson 20.3 Have your child read the sentence and use the correct punctuation at the end of the sentence.

    In your child's take home pack, please find the story The Pots and Pans Band, have them listen to me read the story and have them point to each word as I read. Then have them read the story to you. Answer the questions in their Skills 9 book pages 141-143. Please send the completed work on their portolio section in Class Dojo.

     

    Week of May 17th through May 23rd

    1. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople  Click on 7 for Adventure 7

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

    Adventure 7 The Housebuilders: Bricklayers, Masons, and Carpenters

    2. Writing -  Using the journal inside your take home packet, please complete the activity page for today's Adventure. You heard about three different tradespeople: bricklayer, mason, and carpenter. In your journal  draw a picture of each tradesperson and include the material that each uses. In the last box, draw yourself as one of the tradespersons you learned about today and write a sentence about why you like that tradesperson. Please use details when writing your sentence. You do not need to print the activity just use the journal we sent home. Please send this to me on Class Dojo under your child's portfolio section. If you would like to print the activity : Activity 7

    3. Skills -   This week you will review their tricky words, click on the link to listen to my video. Tricky Words Review Please practice these words daily with your child. Please have them turn to page 117 in their Skills 9 book. You will need to say the phrase for your child to write the missing tricky word.

    1. which one 2. Ann says no 3. gifts are here 4. where am I 5. where to shop 6. why did Scott 7. one word 8. what Ann said

    Page 119-120 - Have your child read the sentence and select the correct tricky word in the box above that completes the sentence.

    Please have your child listen to me read Spot's Bath and have them point to the words as I read. Then have your child read the story to you. Once completed have them complete page 121. They will write the word grips and then illustrate how the word "grips" is used in the story. Then have them turn to page 129 in their skills book to answer questions from the story. They will complete pages 129-131.Then turn back to page 125 to practice using punctuation marks. Have them practice writing ".", "?", and "!". On page 126 have them read the sentence and write the best punctuation to use at the end of a sentence.

     

     

    Week of May 11 through May 16th

    1. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople  Click on 6 for Adventure 6

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

    Adventure 6 - The Elves and the Shoemaker

    2. Writing - In your journal, please illustrate your favorite part of the story and write a sentence telling me why it is your favorite part. Please use details from the story.

    3. Skills -   This week you will review their tricky words, click on the link to listen to my video. Tricky Words Review We will introduce the words "were, here, and there". Please practice these words daily with your child. Please have them turn to page 107(lesson 17.1) in their skills book. Fold the page in half so they can only see one side of the paper. Show them the following words: "were are what where which here there", have them write the tricky words next to the numbers. Next, have them turn the page so they do not see the words they just wrote. Now tell them the word orally and see if they can write it without looking at it. Unfold the page and let them shine!!!! They love to do this!  if you child struggled last week with this activity, they may need more exposure to seeing and hearing their tricky words. Please have them do this activity later in the week to build their confidence. In their Take-Home packet Lesson 17.4 page 115 has a list of their latest tricky words that we have learned. I would suggest having your child cut these words out and tape them up around the house to practice. Or look under the Enrichment Reading section on my website and create a game for your child. There are many options to choose from.

    We will need to read 2 stories this week because of our pacing, so please do one story at a time and then have them answer the comprehension questions for the stories.

    Story 1: Click on the video link: Bug and Frog   Have your child listen to the video and then have them read the story to you. Please make sure that your child points to each word as they are reading. They must use their reading finger. After reading the story, open their skills book and have them complete Lesson 16.1 & 16.2 pages 99-101.

    Story 2: Click on the video Link: Swing that Net  Have your child listen to the video and then have them read the story to you. Please make sure that your child points to each word as they are reading. After reading the story, open their skills book and have them complete Lesson 17.2 & 17.3 pages 109-113.

    Once completed, please send me a picture under your child's portfolio section on Dojo of the completed pages.

    Please practice reading these stories every day this week.

     

     

     

    Week of May 2nd through May 9th

    1. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

    Adventure 5 Dressmakers, Tailors, Hatters, and Cobblers

    2. Writing -  Using the journal inside your take home packet, please complete the activity page for today's Adventure. You heard about four different tradespeople: dressmaker, tailor, hatter, and cobbler. Pick your favorite tradesperson, draw a picture of what they did and the kinds of tools they used. Write a sentence to describe your drawing. You do not need to print the activity just use the journal we sent home. Please send this to me on Class Dojo under your child's portfolio section.

    3. Skills -   This week you will review their tricky words, click on the link to listen to my video. Tricky Words Review We will introduce the words "said & says". Please practice these words daily with your child. Please have them turn to page 85 in their skills book. Fold the page in half so they can only see one side of the paper. Show them the following words: "when, word, why, to, where, said, and says", have them write the tricky words next to the numbers. Next, have them turn the page so they do not see the words they just wrote. Now tell them the word orally and see if they can write it without looking at it. Unfold the page and let them shine!!!! They love to do this!  Once completed turn the page and have them write the capital letter next to the lower case letter for Lesson 14.1 pages 87-88.

    Click on the link: A Gift from Mom Have your child read the story to you. Please make sure they point to each word as they read. Go to their orange Reading packet and in the stapled homework pack look for 18.4 Take Home "A Gift from Mom". As they read the story point out their new vocabulary words: gift & bet

    Now have your child pull out their Skills book and turn to skills lesson 14.2 pages 89-91. Help your child find the answers to the questions from the story. Please send this to me on Class Dojo under your child's portfolio section.

    After they have finished answering the comprehension question for "A Gift from Mom" have them complete Lesson 15.1 & 15.2. For lesson 15.1 they look at the illustration and put a check in the box next to the sentence that matches the illustration. Your child should be able to read this on their own!!!! Next, have them complete the sentence with the correct tricky word (Lesson 15.2 pages 97-98). 

     

    Week of April 26th through May 2nd

    1. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery", and Finally listen to the Read Aloud.

    Adventure 4 The Cloth Makers: Spinners and Weavers

    2. Writing -   Using the journal inside your take home packet, please complete the activity page for today's Adventure. It will ask you to draw pictures to show four steps for making cloth. Then write a sentence telling me if you prefer to be a spinner or a weaver and tell me why you want to be that choice.  You do not need to print the activity just use the journal we sent home. Please send this to me on Class Dojo under your child's portfolio section.

    Under the Student Support section there are a few activities you could do with your child. Especially getting different types of fabrics so they can see how they were made, yarn, cloth, or thread. If you have a magnifying glass, let them look closely at how it was weaved.

    3. Skills -  Please use the video I created to do Oral Blending with your child, click on the following link: Oral Blending

    Using your Skills 9 Take-Home packet - Lesson 11.2 & 12.1 Pages 73-76. Review sounds and tricky words Please use the video I created under Enrichment - Reading to review the Tricky Words - click on this link: Tricky Words Review

    Review Tricky Words that were sent home in your packet. These words are tricky because they do not say their sounds the right way. Please do not have your child sound them out. If they do not know what the word is, please tell it to them.

    Tricky words to work on: one, two, three, the, a, blue, yellow, look, I, are, little, down, out, from, all, was, when, word, why, to, where, no, what,  so, & which

    Please mix up the tricky words and don't review them in the same order.

    Introduce new tricky word "once". Give them several examples of using the word once in a sentence.  

    In their Skills Take Home packet pull out Lesson 16.3 Click on the link: The Tent, have your child listen to me read the story, then have your child read the story to you. In their Skills 9 book Turn to lesson 12.2 pages 77-79. Have your child answer the questions from the story. If they are unsure of the answers have them look back to the story to try and find the answer. Please send this to me on Class Dojo under your child's portfolio section.

    Once completed, please record your child reading "Fix that Ship" from last week's activities. Please send this to me on Class Dojo under your child's portfolio section.

     

    *** If you did not finish this last week: Click on the link:  Fix that Ship Have your child read the story to you. Please make sure they point to each word as they read.  Now have your child pull out their Skills book and turn to skills lesson 11.1 pages 69. Your child will need to answer the question in a complete sentence. Make sure they use their best handwriting when answering the questions. Please send this to me on Class Dojo under your child's portfolio section.

     

      

     

    Week of April 19th through April 25th

    1. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

     Adventure 3 The Bread Makers: Millers and Bakers

    2. Writing -   Using the journal inside your take home packet, please complete the activity page for today's Adventure. It will ask you to cut out the pictures of how to make bread and put them in order. You do not have to print the page if you are unable to, just illustrate the pictures in order. If you do print the paper, please glue them into your journal. Please write a sentence and tell me how this bread will taste after you worked hard to make it. (Please use the lined paper to write the sentence, make sure your child is writing within the lines)

    The Student Support section of Adventure 3 has a few fun activities that you could do with your child to explain the process of making bread. Use that jar of play-doh we sent home to explain how to Knead the dough. Or if you have the ingrdients, make your own dough and have them knead the dough. Don't forget to send me pictures if you do. 

    3. Skills - Lesson 10.1 - 10.6: Review sounds and tricky words

    Review Tricky Words that were sent home in your packet. These words are tricky because they do not say their sounds the right way. Please do not have your child sound them out. If they do not know what the word is, please tell it to them.

    Tricky words to work on: one, two, three, the, a, blue, yellow, look, I, are, little, down, out, from, all, was, when, word, why, to, where, no, what, & so

    Please mix up the tricky words and don't review them in the same order.

    Open skills book Activity 10.1 on page 55. (THIS PAGE HAS BEEN TORN OUT OF YOUR BOOK, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW THIS TO PRINT THE PAGE OR WRITE IT DOWN FOR YOUR CHILD TO CHOOSE FROM)The page gives you a list of four words on a line, have your child circle the word that you say:

    1. when  2. no  3. where  4. what  5. word  6. so  7. to (please tell them to circle the helping word not the number word)  8. are

    9. down  10. I  11. why  12. three  13. the  14. little  15. out

    CLICK HERE TO GET THE WORD LISTS YOU NEEDLesson 10.1 Tricky Words Lesson 10.1 Tricky Word part 2 

    Please send me a picture of your child's results through your child's portfolio on DOJO.

    If your child has struggled with this activity, please review the words with them.

    Introduce their new tricky word "which". Give them several examples of how to use which in a sentence. 

    Today you will show students how to write the following capital letters S through W. Please used the lined paper we sent home in your packet. It says "reading" on the top. Please show them how to write the letter starting at the top and working your way to the bottom. Next pull out their skills book and turn to lesson 10.2 page 57. Have them practice writing their capital letters in their best handwriting. Then have them match capital to lower case letters.

    Reading: Click on the link:  Fix that Ship Have your child read the story to you. Please make sure they point to each word as they read. The paper copy of this story can be found in your Orange packet, stapled with the homework packet. It is labeled 14.3 Take Home. After they read, please have them complete the questions on pages 69-71. 

    Please talk to your child about the vocabulary words they will find in the story: mast, dents, rust, sand, deck, & drills. Tell them what the word means when you reach them in the story. Once completed ask the following questions:

    1. Who is the main character in the story?

    2. Why can't Dan fish on the ship yet?

    3. What does Dan need to fix on his ship?

    4. What does Dan do to fix his ship?

    5. What is the setting of the story?

    Please video your child answering the above questions and post on your student's portfolio.

    Now have your child open their Skills book and complete activities 10.3 through 10.5. (pages 59-64)

    Now they will write a word and illustrate a word they just learned from the story. 

     

     

    Week of April 12th through April 18th

    1. READING  - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

    After listening to the story, ask your child:

    • Why did farmers go into town? (Farmers went to town to barter for goods.)

    • Why were the trips to town rare instead of every day? (It was a long trip, and farmers didn’t want to leave their farms for that long.)

    • Name some things a farmer might bring to town to barter or sell. (milk, cheese, butter, eggs, crops, animals) • Where would a farmer go to sell these things? (A farmer would go to a trading post or a general store.)

    • If you were an apprentice in colonial times and could learn the job or trade of a colonial tradesperson, which trade would you want to learn? Why?

    Record your child's answers to the above questions and send me the video through DOJO Student Portfolio. (graded assignment)

    Adventure 2 A Trip to Town

    2. Writing:  Using the journal inside your take home packet, please complete the activity page for today's Adventure. It will ask you to draw 4 pictures of the tradespersons they learned about. Please label the tradesperson and what they make. Write a sentence about one of the tradesperson and what they do. (ie. The cobbler makes shoes.)You do not need to print the activity just use the journal we sent home. (graded assignment) Please send a pic on DOJO.

    Please have your child label their paper, they are more than capable to label. You may want to write the words for them to copy, but please allow them to get writing practice.

    3. Skills - Lesson 9.2: Review sounds and tricky words 

    Review Tricky Words that were sent home in your packet. These words are tricky because they do not say their sounds the right way. Please do not have your child sound them out. If they do not know what the word is, please tell it to them.

    Tricky words to work on: one, two, three, the, a, blue, yellow, look, I, are, little, down, out, from, all, was, when, word, why, to, where, no, what, & so

    Please mix up the tricky words and don't review them in the same order.

    Have your child open their skills book to page 49. Have them use the tricky word at the top to complete the sentence.

    Reread On the Mat with your child, then have your child answer the questions from activity 9.2 on page 51-54 from their Skills book. Send me a picture of pages 51 through 53.Please make sure they answer the questions in a complete sentence. They should start with a captial letter and have finger spaces between their words. Please make sure that they use the lines provided.  (graded assignment) Please send a pic on DOJO

    For practice have your child write their lower case letters on a piece of paper, have them list them in a straight down the paper. Then have them go back and write the capital letter next to each letter.

     

    Week of April 5th through April 11th

    1. Reading - Click on the following link: CKLA Knowledge Colonial Towns & Townspeople

    Scroll down the page: Listen to the introduction Video, then the Read Aloud, & then listen to the new vocabulary in "Word Discovery".

     Adventure 1 Country Family

    2. Writing:  Using the journal inside your take home packet, please complete the activity page for today's Adventure. It will ask you to draw a picture of a person and the chore they did and write a sentence about the chore. The second activity asks you to draw a picture of you and a chore that you do at home. You do not need to print the activity just use the journal we sent home.

    3. Skills:

    Review Tricky Words that were sent home in your packet. These words are tricky because they do not say their sounds the right way. Please do not have your child sound them out. If they do not know what the word is, please tell it to them.

    Tricky words to work on: one, two, three, the, a, blue, yellow, look, I, are, little, down, out, from, all, was, when, word, why, to, where, no, what, & so

    Please mix up the tricky words and don't review them in the same order.

    Using the letter cards have your child build the following words:

    deck, peck, pick, pin, win, pen, & hen

    but, hut, nut, nun, pun, puck, pack, tack, & shack

    Review capital letters - have your child write capital letters A through P. 

    Reading: Click on the link:  On the Mat  Have your child read the story to you. Please make sure they point to each word as they read. Inside your take home orange packet, you will find a paper copy of "On the Mat". To enable them to point to the words as they read.

    Ask your child the following questions:

    What did Zach and Ann do on the mat?

    Who got up on top of Zac and Ann?

    Who got up on the tip top?

    What made the kids fall on the mat?

     

    Week of April 1st through April 4th

    Colonial_Towns_and_Townspeople

    Please listen to the background information about the Colonial Towns and Townspeople. This will allow students to hear background information about the colonists and how they lived.

    There is also a video guide to extend their knowledge with activities you can do at home.

    After watching the video, please draw what you would look like if you lived during colonial times. Send me a picture of your illustration. You can send it through DOJO or you can email it to me at anne.engelgau@marion.k12.fl.us