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Short clips of various educational videos, relating to the current curriculum will be posted here. You may view the videos and challenge yourself to think critically in answering the questions. Have fun!
In Religion we will soon be learning about holy people in our church's history. Our Pope, Pope Francis, will be visiting the United States! Think about the following questions as you watch the video.
1. What is Pope Francis' real name?
2. Where did he grow up?
3. What serious thing happened to his lungs?
4. What does he believe in and how can you live like him?
In Chapter 3, We learned about saints. We can't wait until our Saint Parade and Museum on October 30th! Have fun watching the video explaining how to become a saint.
We will be celebrating Nation Catholic School's Week. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton was instrumental in forming Catholic education in our country. Watch and learn a little about her life.
1. When do we celebrate her feast day?
In Chapter 10 we learned about the Liturgy of the Word. We learned how we should listen to the Word of God with our ears and hearts. We should try to understand the Word of God and use it in our lives for faith to grow in us. We learned these important lessons through the Bible stories.
Watch the parable of the Sower and the Seeds. Which type of soil are you?
ASH WEDNESDAY AND LENT
Watch this video telling about Lent. Try to answer the following questions.
1. When does Lent begin?
2. What do Christians do during this season?
3. What are some days of Holy Week?
4. How will YOU prepare your hearts for Jesus' rising on Easter Sunday?
THE EUCHARIST SONG
What does the Eucharist mean to you?
We will be singing a special Table Prayer song, in sign language, at our Holy Communion. Use this video to practice learning the motions to the song. :)
Our summer author was Tomie DePaola. He is an author/illustrator. Watch the following story by Tomie DePaola and think about the questions as you watch.
1. Who are the main characters?
2. Where does the story take place (setting)?
3. What is the problem in the story? How is it solved?
We will be learning about writing complete sentences using subjects and predicates.
The subject tells who or what the sentence is about.
The predicate tells what the subject does.
We will be learning about homophones.
Homophones are words that sound alike, but have different spellings and meanings.
Watch the video as Larry sings about homophones.
Can you think of some other homophones you know?
Write down a pair of homophone. Use each one in a sentence.
Example: see - sea
I can see the white snowflakes falling from the sky.
There are many different creatures that live in the sea.
We learned that there are 2 sounds for the letter C. Hard C and Soft C. :)
We learned that there are 2 sounds for the letter g. Hard g and soft g. :)
Watch the video below and think about plural words.
1. What does the word plural mean?
3. How do you make a word plural? How do you know whether to add an s or an es? (Hint: Think of the word endings)
1. What is the setting of the story?
We will be reading Diary of Spider by Doreen Cronin. Have fun listening to this modern day version of the song "The Itsy Bitsy Spider" and answer the following questions:
We are learning subtraction strategies. Listen to the following song about subtraction.
In Chapter 3 we learned about place value. We also learned how to write numbers in many different ways. We even learned Roman Numerals! Have fun singing the song. Try to sing the Roman Numerals up to the number 18!! :)
In Math we are learning about money. Watch the video and state the facts from the movie.
1. Who is on the quarter? How would you describe a quarter to someone?
1. At what time during the month of January do we celebrate MLK Day?
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK
On October 21st, the local Fire Company will come to talk to us about Fire Safety.
Can you recall some important facts they spoke about?
What should you do if you smell or see smoke?
Is it a good idea to hide if you're scared?
Why is it important to practice a fire drill at school and at home?
Enjoy this Fire Safety video. :)
We are learning about the Presidents. Presidents day is celebrated on the second Monday in February. Have fun learning fun facts from Moby and Annie about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln.