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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!
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 2, We Belong to the Church, we learned about the sacrament of Baptism. Have fun watching the video explaining why we get baptized.
In Chapter 3, We learned about saints. We can't wait until our Saint Parade and Museum on October 29th! Have fun watching the video explaining how to become a saint.
This month we will be celebrating Nation Catholic School's Week. St. Elizabeth Ann Seton. She 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?
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)
Unit 3 Lesson 12 Violet's Music by Angela Johnson
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 Chapter 9 We are learning about Graphing. Watch what Moby and Annie have to say about Bar Graphs, Pictographs, Surveys and Tally Charts.
1. At what time during the month of January do we celebrate MLK Day?
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK
On October 14th, the local Fire Company came 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.