Online Learning Week 13


    June 15th - June 18th


    You all did such a great job with remote learning. I'm super proud of all of you! I can't wait to see you again in the Fall! Have a great summer and don't forget to check out the Margaret Heggan Library. They are doing some really neat things this summer! 


    Online Learning Lesson 12 - June 8th -12


    Hi Happy Huskies! This site is currently under construction. While you wait, here's a suggested Summer Reading List for students going in grades 3-5. You can make comments on any of the suggested reading books, or let us know of some other great titles on this 

    PADLET. Padlet is a message board. Post something for others to read. 


    Also, please finish any unfinished work. I am entering grades this week. 


    Suggested Summer Reading Books 

    3rd - 5th Grade 

    One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate 

    Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate 

    Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus by Dusti Bowling 

    24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling 

    Front Desk by Kelly Yang 

    Because of the Rabbit – Cynthia Lord 

    Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai 

    Bob by Wendy Mass 

    A Boy Called Bat Series by Elana Arnold 

    Percy Jackson Series - Rick Riordan 

    Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling 

    The Babysitters Club series by Raina Telgemeier 

    The Land of Stories series by Chris Colfer 

    Owl Diaries series by Rebecca Elliott 

    Weird School series by Dan Gutman 

    I Survived series by Lauren Tarshis 

    Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths 

    Eerie Elementary series by Jack Chabert 

    Desmond Cole Ghost Patrol series by Andres Miedoso 

    Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket 

    Mary Fry Private Eye series by Janet Tashjian 

    Warriors Series by Erin Hunter 

    Puppy Place series by Ellen Miles 

    43 Old Cemetery Road series by Kate Klise 

    The Wild Robot series by Peter Brown 

    Ballpark Mysteries series by David A. Kelly 

    Geronimo Stilton by various authors 

    Jake Maddox series books 

    Sports Illustrated Kids Graphic Novels by various authors 

    Spirit Animals series by various authors 

    Wings of Fire by Tui T. Sutherland 

    Who Was series books by various authors 

    Where is series books by various authors 

    You Choose books by various authors 

    Monday - You have a review day. Please turn in any unfinished assignments. I am working on the grades this week.  You are ahead of the other classes! Tomorrow I will be posting a summer review bookshelf. You will have access to suggested Summer Reading Books all summer. Remember to keep reading 15 minutes a day even throughout the summer. You have done such a great job this year and I am super proud of your progress. Please check back tomorrow or at your convenience for some really great reads. 



    Online Lesson 11


    June 1, 2020 - June 5, 2020


    Hello Hurffville Huskies!  Awesome work last week; I really enjoyed reading your responses on Nearpod. I can't believe that it has been over eleven weeks since we were at school together. I want to make sure that you remember how to use Destiny Discover, to see which books you have checked out from the library. 




    Follow the steps below: 

    1. Go to FlipGrid and watch the presentation on Destiny Quest.

    2. Respond and let me know that you know which books you have out, or anything else you would like to share.  

    3. Return library books when you return the rest of your materials. 





    May 25, 2020 - May 29, 2020


    I hope you enjoyed your break. This week we are going to learn why it is so important to learn from the PAST and the PRESENT.


    ​Learning Target: I can research the importance of learning from the PAST and the PRESENT using Pebble Go Next. 


    Nearpod Lesson:

    Nearpod is cool because you can log into different places on the web right from the slides. They are interactive. Please don't forget to go to the 3rd slide and type in 2 facts that you learned. 


           1. Log into Nearpod by following this LINK. Use Code MKSQD.

           2. The username and password for PebbleGoNext.

    • username: hurffville

    • password: school


    It VERY IMPORTANT that you type your FIRST and LAST NAME when you sign on, so I can give you credit for your work.


    Nearpod code is: MKSQD

    Keep up the good work!



    Online Lesson 9

    May 18th - May 22nd


    Hi guys. You have all  been working so hard and I wanted to let you know that I read all of your responses and give you credit for completion. Thanks for all of your work. 


    Positivity Project

    This week we will be discussing gratitude. Gratitude means to be thankful.


    Target learning goal: I can connect to a biography. 



    Listen to BrainPop about Clara Barton and tell why you are thankful for someone like Clara Barton. Follow this Nearpod using code XJOUK


    Thanks and have a great week! 










    Online Lesson 8


    May 11, 2020 - May 15, 2020


    Welcome back to another week of remote learning. I miss seeing all of you each week. I hope you are doing well, and staying safe. Keep up the good work.


    ​Learning Target: I can listen to and make connections to a story.


    This week you will be listening to the story My Rotten Redheaded Older Brother on Nearpod, and making connections to the story.


    It VERY IMPORTANT that you type your FIRST and LAST NAME when you sign on, so I can give you credit for your work.


    Nearpod code is: RNLBC


    Keep up the good work!



    Third Grade Assignments

      •  May 4th- May 8th


        Target: I can learn about Cinco de Mayo through research.


        Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that is celebrated on May 5th. In this Nearpod lesson, you will practice your research skills by reading an entry on the database PebbleGo, and then reflecting on what you learned about it.


        To access the Nearpod, click here. Use the code TEOGF to join. This is very important: use both your first and last name when you sign on, so I know whose work it is! :) 


    Third Grade Assignments 


    April 27th-May 1st  

    Target: I can identify the purpose of a character in a story. 


    Hi third-graders! I hope you enjoy our lesson this week! It's themed around our Positivity Project character strength of the week! 

    Click here to access the Nearpod for this lesson. Use the code KSTJG to join, and don't forget to use your first and last name! 

    TIP – Log into TUMBLEBOOKS right in Nearpod. It will take you directly to the book. Laptops seem to work better than ipads 

     username: hurff

    password: books





    Online Lesson 5

    April 20th-April 24th


    Welcome back, Huskies. I hope you had a fantastic Spring Break!

    Target: I can read about animals in honor of Earth Day.

    This week, we celebrate Earth Day. In honor of Earth Day, we'll be reading the book we'll be reading a book with amazing photographs of animals in their habitats. It's called A Whale's World by Nicholas Read. While you read this book, consider: which is the most interesting animal you read about?


    Click here to access the Nearpod for this lesson. Use code RXEBG.







    Grade 3Easter bunny

     Online Lesson 4 - April 6th - April 10th
    Activity - Use this time to catch up with any missing assignment. You're doing great! I miss all of you guys and I can't wait to see you soon. 
    Remember to read at least 20 minutes a day. 



    Third Grade Assignments

    • Online Lesson 3 March 30th-April 3rd

      Target: I can read nonfiction about the Titanic.

      Hi third-graders! I miss you! This week, we'll be reading about a famous part of history-the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. 

      Activity: To access the nonfiction article, click here

      ship While you're reading, think about the following questions that you will answer on FlipGrid:

      1. What is one fact you learned from this article?

      2. Why is history (for example, a book about the Titanic disaster) considered non-fiction?

      3. Do you like to read books about history? Why or why not?

      Titanic Flipgrid

      When you have finished the article, click here to access the Grade 3 Titanic Discussion FlipGrid page. Sign in using your student email address, and click on the plus sign to record a video answering the questions above. Remember, your video won't be visible until I approve it.

      If you have any questions, email me at carmenia@wtps.org. Have fun! 



    Online Lesson 2

    Target: I can name the different reference sources that the library has to offer. 

    Welcome back 3rd Graders! I guess we all survived week one of online learning! 

    Activity: Today we are going to review all of the reference sources that the Hurffville Library has to offer. Please watch this video to hear all about them. 

    You may need a code to access this video:

    username: carmenia

    password: hurff2020

    Assessment: When you are finished, take the quiz. Feeling really smart? Take the harder quiz. 

    If you miss a few questions, go back and watch the video again then retry the quiz. Good Luck!

    Games Check out some of the really cool games at the bottom. 

    And as always, make sure you read 20 minutes a day! 



    Online Lesson 1

    Target: I can understand the difference between fiction and nonfiction books.

    Hi third-graders! This week, we'll be reviewing an important library topic--the difference between fiction and nonfiction books!

    Assignment: Please click on the following link to complete the Nearpod!  Remember to enter your first and last name.

    Nearpod LinkFiction vs. Nonfiction Review

    Code: GLNEK