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Day 4

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Welcome to Day 4!

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READING

Nonfiction readers notice details and grow knowledge as they read. As you read your nonfiction book, ask yourself “What do I notice?” and “What am I learning?” Read for 15-20 minutes. Write down some of your learning in your notebook. 

Spend any extra time reading a fiction book of your choice.

Epic! Books
Read Intensely, thinking...
Read Intensely, thinking... in Spanish
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WRITING

Today, choose one of your two drafts to focus on. You will work on adding more information to each page. To do this, think of the questions people might ask you about the topic, and answer those to add details.

Ask Questions and answer them
Ask Questions and answer them in Spanish
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MATH

Complete 1-2 lessons in DreamBox and today's problem:

The volunteer fire station keeps track of how many volunteers they have every year. 

Last year, there were 574 volunteers.

This year there were 458. 

What is the difference between the number of volunteers for these two years?

Fire Station image
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MOVEMENT

 

Be sure to take breaks to move your body during the day. You can do activities from the BSD Brainboost Page.

Activities that have lower intensity are:

Brain boost image of a brain lifting weights with books
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WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS ABOUT TODAY'S ACTIVITIES.

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WAIT, DON'T 🍁 YET! WE STILL HAVE TO PICK ACTIVITIES FROM OUR CHOICE BOARD...

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Think of a time when you were very responsible.  What could you do today to be responsible?

Watch the Pixar short film Pip

How did this film make you feel? What do you think the message or theme of this story is? What did the character(s) learn? Draw, write, or act out  your own story that is similar.

Stick figure running

Play charades with someone else.  Try to act out something and see if they can guess the word you are thinking of.

Person dancing on top of a musical staff and notes

Draw a picture that shows how your favorite song makes you feel.

Outline drawing of a spy with a hat and trenchcoat

Use materials that you have at home to build a device that can send a message using sound.

Create a secret coded message for a partner to figure out.

Simple outline of a child and two adults inside a home

Draw a picture of yourself and other members of your family.  

How are people alike and how are they different?

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WATCH THE VIDEO BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS ON TODAY'S CHOICE BOARD OPTIONS 🐿

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