• Online Learning Week 13

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    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 

     

    Online Learning Lesson 12 - June 8th -12

     

    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. 

     

     

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    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. 

     

    LEARNING TARGET: I CAN USE DESTINY QUEST TO VIEW WHICH BOOKS I HAVE CHECKED OUT OF 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. 

    ONLINE LEARNING LESSON 10    

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    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. 

     

    Instructions: 

    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 Iggy Peck, Architect 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: CJVDG

     

    Keep up the good work!

     

     

    Fourth 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! :) 

     

    Fourth Grade Assignments

    •  April 27th-May 1st 

      Online Learning Week 6

       

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

       

      Hi fourth-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 HPDVF to join, and don't forget to use your first and last name!

       

      TIPS: Log into Tumblebooks directly from NearPod. Students seem to have more success using Laptops. Ipads don't always take you to the right places in Nearpod. If you have any trouble email me at carmenia@wtps.org.

     

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    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 a book about the life cycle of a sea turtle called Turtle, Turtle, Watch Out! by April Pulley Sayre. While you read this book, consider: How can people help protect sea turtles? List three ways you saw people helping sea turtles in this story.

     

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

     

    DON'T FORGET TO USE YOUR FIRST AND LAST NAME!!!

     

    Grade 4Easter 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. 
     
     

     

    Grade 4


    • Online Lesson 3

      Target: I can figure out the meaning and message in media.

      Hello 4th graders! Welcome back! Missing you all!

      Activity: Now that we are all online, it's important that we understand the content in the media, or become media literate. Watch this video to learn more about media literacy. 

       

      You may need a code to access this video

      username: carmenia

      password: hurff2020

       Assessment: Take the quiz when you are finished.  If you miss an answer or two, no worries, watch the video and try again. Feeling smart? Try the challenge. Good Luck!

      Game Try the games out at the bottom of the page!

      And as always, make sure you read 20 minutes every day! See you soon. 

       

      Online Lesson 2

      Target: I can paraphrase information.

      Welcome Back 4th Graders! Hopefully, you've had lots of time to read! 

      Activity: Today we are going to learn how to properly paraphrase information. It's an important skill to learn. Click here to watch the video. 

      You may need a code to access this video. 

      username: carmenia

      password: hurff2020

       Assessment: Take the quiz when you are finished. Feeling smart? Try the challenge. If you miss an answer or two, no worries, watch the video and try again. Good Luck!

      Game Try the games out at the bottom of the page!

      And as always, make sure you read 20 minutes every day! See you soon. 

       

       

       

      Online Lesson 1

      Learning Target: I can define plagiarism and explain how to avoid it.

      Click below to access the Plagiarism, Citations and Paraphrasing...Oh My! Blendspace. Review the first three blocks as needed so that you can explain what plagiarism is to someone at home. If you would like to, you can practice playing the Goblin Threat Plagiarism Game from the fourth block for fun.

    Plagiarism