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Day 7

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Welcome to Day 7!

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READING

Choose a nonfiction book to read or continue with the one you have been reading. Choose a section to focus on and try to find the main idea by reading the beginning and looking at the text features.

Ask yourself, “What are the most important ideas in this part?” You might write this down in your notebook in boxes & bullets format or by writing a sentence like, “I think the main idea might be _____.”

Epic! Books
Find main ideas by studying intros and text features anchor chart
Find main ideas by studying intros and text features anchor chart in SPanish
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WRITING

Today, continue working on your information writing. You will want to make sure your writing has a strong beginning that gets readers interested about the topic.  Some ideas for creating a strong beginning are: 

  • Paint a picture in your readers mind

  • Begin with an amazing fun fact!

  • Ask and Answer a question!

It has a beginning that the writer tried to make special anchor chart
It has a beginning that the writer tried to make special anchor chart in SPanish
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MATH

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

Mera Peak is 6,476 meters tall.

Which letter marks Mera Peak’s height?

What do you think the other letters represent and why?

Mountain Peaks
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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:

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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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Sometimes empathy means “putting yourself in someone else's shoes”. What does that saying mean?

Watch the Pixar short film Coin Operated.  

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.

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Write a piece of music for three percussion instruments.

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Draw a picture of yourself as an engineer, a person who solves problems by designing, building, or maintaining machines or public works. 

In your picture, include the problems you are working to solve.

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

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