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Third Grade Virtual Learning Activities Due March 15, 2018

Reading/English Language Arts

Standard:

LAGSE3W3 WRITE narratives to DEVELOP real or imagined experiences. a. Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. b. Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations. c. Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order. d. Provide a sense of closure

ELAGSE3W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. a. Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details

ELAGSE3RI6: Distinguish their own point of view from that of the author of a text.

ELAGSE3RI2: Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

ELAGSE3R4: Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently.

Learning Target:  The student will complete a Close Read of the Scholastic News article "Be Safe Online" and respond to questions to demonstrate their understanding of the material read and to also demonstrate their ability to find details that support their answers.

Learning Activity:

First, go to Scholastic New using the following link. Find and read "Be Safe Online" article. Read the article more than one.

https://sn3.scholastic.com/home-page-logged-in.html 

Password: knowles33

2. Then, Watch the videos "Digital Decision and Inventing the Internet"

3. Finally, according to your reading group answer the following questions.

Directions: Refer to this week’s cover story, “Be Smart Online!” to respond to the questions below. Reread the article to find details that support your answers. Remember to write in complete sentences.

1.   Why do you think the author chose the title “Be Smart Online!”?

2.   Summarize the research study mentioned in the article using your own words.

3.   What does Rina Chughatta mean when she says “You shouldn’t be scared to be online. But you should be smart about it”?

Bears-Answer question 1 only

Lions-Answer questions 1 and 2 only

Eagles-Answer questions 1 and 2 only

Tigers1-Answer questions 1, 2, and 3

Tigers2-Answer questions 1, 2, and 3

Student Link: Allows students to fill in their answers

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=iiMrMYPAwUGhi3NrAmlveeuC1_Hd9BtBhKKPQ9rtTo1URjFWMEYwWFJVSFFCNTlTNVZFWU4zOVZSOC4u

  

****Assignment is due March 15****

Mathematics

Standard

MGSE3.NF.2 UNDERSTAND a fraction as a number on the number line; REPRESENT fractions on a number line diagram.

MSGE3.NF.3 EXPLAIN equivalence of fractions through reasoning with visual fraction models. COMPARE fractions by reasoning of their size.

Learning Target:  The student will  develop understanding of fractions as numbers.

Learning Activity:

1. First, watch the video about equivalent fractions and fractions on a number line: https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/fraction-arithmetic/arith-review-fractions-intro/e/recognizing_fractions

2. Second, go to the link below and play the game about fractions. https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/mathgames/menus/fractions.htm

3. Finally, go to Renaissance Learning using the following link. https://Hosted51.renlearn.com/48836/HomeConnect

Username: student number (example: 9144444)

Password: birthday (example: 0112 for January 12)

4. Go to your Virtual Learning Assignment in Renaissance Learning. Complete the exercise that are assigned to the Virtual Learning Assignment Group. All exercises must be completed by March 15.

5. If you still have time, Log into Prodigy Math. Enjoy!!!

****Assignment is due March 15****

Science

Standard:    S3E1. OBTAIN, EVALUATE, and COMMUNICATE information about the physical attributes of rocks and soils.

1. MAKE observations of the local environment to CONSTRUCT an explanation of how water and/or wind have made changes to soil and/or rocks over time. (Clarification statement: Examples could include ripples in dirt on a playground and a hole formed under gutters)

Learning Target:  The student will learn that rocks and soil can be changed naturally by water or weather.

Learning Activity:

1.  Go to Science Studies Weekly Third Grade.

2. Click on Week 2: Earth-Space Science - Our Planet Earth

3. Take the test.

****Assignment is due March 15****

 

Social Studies

Standard:   SS3H3 Explain the factors that shaped British Colonial America. a. Identify key reasons why the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies were founded (religious freedom and profit). b. Compare and contrast colonial life in the New England, Mid-Atlantic, and Southern colonies (education, economy, and religion). c. Describe colonial life in America from the perspectives of various people: large landowners, farmers, artisans, women, children, indentured servants, slaves, and American Indians.

Learning Target: The student will .

Students will read the article “ A Plymouth Colony, A Thankful Place “.   Then answer the assigned question(s) below.

Learning Activity:

watch the intro video “The Pilgrims Intro”. Then read the passage and answer the questions below. Remember to use text support phrases and cite the text.

Bears: Answer question 1

Eagles: Answer questions 1 & 2

 Lions: Answer questions 1 & 2

Tigers 1 &2 : Answer questions 2 &3

1.Why did the Pilgrims sail to the New World?

2. What, can we infer, contributed to so many Pilgrims dying during their first winter in Massachusetts?

3.   Which conclusion can we draw about the First Thanksgiving?

****Assignment is due March 15****

 

Art

The Virtual Learning activity for Mr. Malone's Art Classes will be a drawing tutorial from the "Art for Kids Hub" YouTube channel. 

Students are familiar with these lessons, as we have used these tutorials for our drawing units in the past, and the kids love them! Students may choose any video from the channel they would like to try, follow along, and hand the finished drawings in to Mr. Malone at the end of Virtual Learning II, March 15, 2018

The videos often recommend using Sharpie to draw with, but any drawing instrument may be used (whatever you may have or prefer). Be sure to color them in, and as always, WRITE YOUR NAME ON THE BACK! Good luck, and most importantly, HAVE FUN!

Art for Kids Hub: https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub/videos

Third Grade Virtual Learning Activity 1

Reading/English Language Arts

Standard:  ELAGSE3RI3: Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.

ELAGSE3RI2 Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea

ELAGSE5RL1: QUOTE accurately from a text when EXPLAINING what the text says explicitly and when DRAWING INFERENCES from the text.

ELAGSE3W3 WRITE narratives to DEVELOP real or imagined experiences. a. Establish a situation and introduce a narrator and/or characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. b. Use dialogue and descriptions of actions, thoughts, and feelings to develop experiences and events or show the response of characters to situations. c. Use temporal words and phrases to signal event order. d. Provide a sense of closure

ELAGSE3RI5-Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic quickly and efficiently

ELAGSE3W2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly. a. Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension. b. Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.

Learning Target: Students will complete a Close Read of the Scholastic News article "A Hero at Home Plate" and respond to questions to demonstrate their understanding of the material read and to also demonstrate their ability to find details that support their answers.

Learning Activity:

1. First, go to Scholastic New using the following link. Find and read "A Hero at Home Plate" article. Read the article more than one.

https://sn3.scholastic.com/home-page-logged-in.html 

Password: knowles33

2. Then, Watch the video "The Great Jackie Robinson"

3. Finally, according to your reading group answer the follwowing questions.

Bears-Answer question 1 only

Lions-Answer questions 1 and 2 only

Eagles-Answer questions 1 and 2 only

Tigers1-Answer questions 1, 2, and 3

Tigers2-Answer questions 1, 2, and 3

Directions: Refer to this week’s cover story, “A Hero at Home Plate,” to respond to the questions below. Reread the article to find details that support your answers. Remember to write in complete sentences and use text support phrases to cite information from the article. Use the link below to type in your answers.

https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=iiMrMYPAwUGhi3NrAmlveeuC1_Hd9BtBhKKPQ9rtTo1URThTNVA3Wk5XVVNKWE9BV1o2Uk05Mkk5TC4u

1. What was professional baseball like in the 1940s?

2. What does Jackie Robinson’s daughter say about how her father dealt with racism?

3.  What are two ways that people honor Jackie Robinson today?

 

Mathematics

Standard:  MGSE3.NF.2 UNDERSTAND a fraction as a number on the number line; REPRESENT fractions on a number line diagram.

MSGE3.NF.3 EXPLAIN equivalence of fractions through reasoning with visual fraction models. COMPARE fractions by reasoning of their size.

Learning Target:  Students will develop understanding of fractions as numbers.

Learning Activity:

1. First, watch the video about equivalent fractions and fractions on a number line:

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/fraction-arithmetic/arith-review-visualizing-equiv-frac/v/equivalent-amount-of-pizza

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/fraction-arithmetic/arith-review-fractions-on-the-number-line/v/fractions-on-number-line-widget

2. Second, go to the link below and play the game about fractions.

http://mrnussbaum.com/pizza_game/

3. Finally, go to Renaissance Learning using the following link.

https://Hosted51.renlearn.com/48836/HomeConnect

Username: student number (example: 9144444)

Password: birthday (example: 0112 for January 12)

4. Go to your Virtual Learning Assignment in Renaissance Learning. Complete the exercise(s) that are assigned to the Virtual Learning Assignment Group. All exercises must be completed by March 5.

Science

Standard:   S3P1. OBSERVE, EVALUATE, and COMMUNICATE information about the ways heat energy is transferred and measured.
a. Ask questions to identify sources of heat energy. (Clarification statement: Examples could include sunlight, friction, and burning.)

Learning Target:  Students will understand that heat energy can change states of matter. Heat is transferred from one place to another. Heat is transferred from warmer to cooler objects. The transfer of heat energy from the sun differs according to the materials. Some materials conduct heat better than others. Insulation affects heating and cooling. A substance changes state when heat is added or lost.

Learning Activity:

1.   Go to Science Studies Weekly Third Grade.

2.   Click on Week 8 (Physical Science - Observing Energy).

3.   Read All articles pay special attention to:
Article Observing Energy
Article Measuring Energy

4.   Take the test.

Social Studies

Standard:  SS3H2: Describe European exploration in North America.

a. Describe the reasons for and obstacles to the exploration of North America.

b. Describe the accomplishments of: John Cabot (England), Vasco Núñez de Balboa (Spain), Hernando de Soto (Spain), Christopher Columbus (Spain), Henry Hudson (The Netherlands), and Jacques Cartier (France).

c. Describe examples of cooperation and conflict between European explorers and American Indians.

Learning Target:  Students will learn about early explorers Henry the Navigator, Ferdinand Magellan, and Christopher Columbus. Students will also learn their reasons for exploring, accomplishments and obstacles to the exploration of North America.

Learning Activity:

1.   Use the Huntley Hills symbaloo to go to Launchpad.  Use s9_____@dekalbschoolsga.org and dekalb03 to log in if necessary.  Scroll down to the Studies Weekly App. Click on Georgia 3rd Grade Studies Weekly. Then, scroll down and click on Week 6: Spanish and Portuguese Explorers. Read the entire article about Spanish and Portuguese Explorers.

2.   Once you are finished reading the entire article, click on ‘Take the Test.

3.   After answering the questions, click ‘Finish Test’ to have your answers submitted to your teacher.

4.   Click on the purple ‘Bonus Sources’ tab to view and read about several images. Watch the video clips: ‘Discovering the Americas’ and ‘Christopher Columbus Intro.’ After each of these videos, answer the 3 questions about the videos.

Physical Education

Standard 6:  Values physical activity for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction.

Learning Target:

Students will display the enjoyment of the activity as it is related to skill mastery.  Further, they will demonstrate the ability to participate in a variety of activities.

Students will apply their favorite exercises to create their own Tabata workout.  Students will access the Tabata time through the internet at www.tabata.com.  

Learning Activity:

Tabata workouts consist of 20 seconds of full-on exercise, followed by 10 seconds of rest, repeated 8 times.  This adds up to 4 minutes of high intensity, effective exercises that will give you amazing results.

Using a stopwatch or an online Tabata timer (www.tabata.com) to perform the following workout.

After you finish, create your own Tabata exercise routine using your own favorite fast moving exercises.

After completing both Tabata exercise routines, please be able to answer the following questions when returning to class.

1.      Did you enjoy the Tabata exercises?  Explain why or why not.

2.      What parts of your body to you think Tabata exercised?



 

 

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