Mrs. Sommers' Classroom
Welcome back! 😊
I miss seeing you every day! Assignments will be posted on this page on each eLearning day. Please contact me on Showbie or by email if you have any questions. I will be available to answer questions between 10:00 A.M. and 3:00 P.M. 
Email address:  jsommers@lsc.k12.in.us 

Monday, May 11

Reading/Writing

  • Go to Edulastic. Take the assessment on Main Ideas and Details in the 4th Grade Reading folder.

     

  • Choose an animal (reptile, amphibian, or spider) for an animal research project for the week. Please see the list of books from EPIC posted on Showbie for some book suggestions. You may choose any amphibian, reptile, or spider. You can also work at your own pace. This assignment is due on Friday, but it can be turned in at any time during the week.
  1. Read at least one book about the animal you have selected.
  2. Complete the Animal Research planner.
  3. Use the color coding from the organizer to put your information into the writing planner. You will find more directions on Showbie.
  4. Type a report that contains at least 2 paragraphs on Pages, create a Keynote, or Clips presentation to share your project. Include photos and drawings.

 

  • Read for AR points.

 

Math

  • Complete Math Friday’s Free
  • Take the Edulastic assessment in the 4th Grade Home Room folder on Lines and Angles.
  • Spend 20 minutes practicing on Dreambox.

Wednesday, May 13

Reading/Writing

  • Have you taken the Main Ideas and Details assessment on Edulastic? If not, please do that first.
  • Keep working on your animal research report. You should have a read a book on Monday and completed the animal research report chart.
  • You can put that information into the writing planner today to prepare to write your report.
  •  Type a report that contains at least 2 paragraphs on Pages, create a Keynote, or Clips presentation to share your project. Include photos and drawings.
  • Read for AR points.

 

Math

  • Have you taken the Lines and Angles assessment on Edulastic? If not, please do that first.
  • Complete Math Friday’s Free.
  • Spend 20 minutes practicing on Dreambox.
 

Monday, May 4

Reading/Writing

  • Listen to or read “Mystery at Reed’s Pond” on Showbie.
  • Open the KWL Chart on Showbie in the Reading/Writing folder. Write two things you know about turtles in the first column of the KWL chart.
  • Next, write two questions you want to learn about turtles in the second column of the chart.
  • Then, read one nonfiction book about turtles at your AR level on Epic or Overdrive. Write two facts you learned in the last column of the chart. Turn the chart into Showbie in the Reading/Writing folder.
  • Take an AR quiz over the book you read about turtles.

Math

  • Spend at least 20 minutes on Dreambox.
  • Complete Math Friday’s Free on Showbie.
  • Watch this video about parallel, perpendicular, and intersecting lines.

https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=lines+and+angles+videos+flocabulary&&view=detail&mid=3F0BB126E51750078BA53F0BB126E51750078BA5&&FORM=VRDGAR&ru=%2Fvideos%2Fsearch%3Fq%3Dlines%2520and%2520angles%2520videos%2520flocabulary%26qs%3Dn%26form%3DQBVR%26sp%3D-1%26pq%3Dlines%2520and%2520angles%2520videos%2520flocabular%26sc%3D0-34%26sk%3D%26cvid%3D20AB7516BAA14B499B8AACC693283676

  • Complete the lines practice on Showbie.

Extra

Wednesday, May 6

Reading/Writing

  • Listen to Mystery at Reed’s Pond or read the story.
  • Read another book about turtles or tortoises on EPIC. See Showbie for some suggestions. Complete the turtle facts chart to share what you learned.
  • Complete spelling page 385 on Showbie.

Math

Friday, May 8

Reading/Writing

  • Read (or listen to) “Mystery at Reed’s Pond”
  • Complete “Mystery at Reed’s Pond” test on Think Central.
  • Complete the multiple choice spelling test.
  • Read and quiz to earn Accelerated Reader points. You should have earned two more points this week.

Math

  • Mini Math Friday’s Free
  • Spend 20 minutes on Dreambox
  • Complete lines and angle review sheet.


Monday, April 27

Reading/Writing

  • Read or listen to “Save Timber Woods” on Showbie.
  • Create a sign to help persuade others to save Timber Woods. See detailed directions on Showbie in the Reading/Writing folder.
  • Study Island Main Idea and Details lesson- Go to Study Island and choose Main Idea and Details, select Lesson. Read or listen to the short lesson.
  • Read on Epic or Overdrive to earn 2 points for AR this week.

Math

Wednesday, April 29

Reading/Writing

  • Review “Save Timber Woods”
  • Listen to “Following Muir” on Showbie.
  • Create a time line using the directions in the reading/writing folder on Showbie.
  • Read to earn 2 AR points for the week.

Math

  • Complete Mini Math Friday’s Free on Showbie.
  • Complete the lines and angles review sheet in the math folder on Showbie.
  • Spend at least 20 minutes practicing on Dreambox.

Friday, May 1

Reading/Writing

  • Review “Save Timber Woods” on Showbie.
  • Take the test on Think Central.
  • Complete spelling page 372 on Showbie in the Reading/Writing folder.
  • Read for AR points. You should have earned 2 points this week.

Math

  • Extra Activities

  • Practice main idea and details on Study Island
  • Complete the Flipgrid activity in Showbie.

Monday, April 20

Reading/Writing

  • Read or listen to "Museums: Worlds of Wonder" on Showbie.
  • Complete the Museums table in the Reading/Writing folder on Showbie.
  • Read throughout the week to earn 2 AR points with scores 80% or higher.

Math

  • Complete Mini Math Friday’s Free in the Math folder on Showbie.
  • Spend at least 20 minutes working on Dreambox.
  • Complete math practice on lines, points, rays in the Math folder on Showbie.

Extra

Answer the question of the week on Flipgrid! See information on Showbie.


Wednesday, April 22

Reading/Writing

  • Review or listen to Museums: Worlds of Wonder (links on Showbie).
  • Visit a museum by looking at photos in the Reading/Writing folder on Showbie. Choose one of the exhibits and write a description of what you observe in the museum photos. Detailed directions can be found in the Reading/Writing folder on Showbie.
  • Read to earn AR points with scores 80% or higher. Two points are due before Friday.

Math

  • Complete Mini Math Friday’s Free on Showbie in the Math folder.
  • Spend at least 20 minutes practicing on Dreambox.
  • Watch the two Khan Academy videos on angles and lines.

http://www.khanacademy.org/math/basic-geo/basic-geo-angle/angles-between-lines/v/identifying-parallel-and-perpendicular-lines

 

http://www.khanacademy.org/math/basic-geo/basic-geo-angle/basic-geo-angle-types/v/acute-right-and-obtuse-angles

 

Friday, April 24

Reading/Writing

  • Review or listen to "Museums: Worlds of Wonder" (links on Showbie).
  • Take the test on Think Central.
  • Complete reading to earn 2 AR points for the week with scores 80% or higher.

Math

  • Complete Mini Math Friday’s Free.
  • Spend at least 20 practicing on Dreambox.
  • Complete the lines practice page on Showbie.

http://www.khanacademy.org/math/basic-geo/basic-geo-angle/angles-between-lines/v/identifying-parallel-and-perpendicular-lines

 

Monday, April 13

Reading/Writing

  • Read or listen to “The Frog in the Milk Pail” on Showbie.
  • Open the KWL Chart on Showbie in the Reading/Writing folder. Write two things you know about frogs, toads, or amphibians in the first column of the KWL chart.
  • Next, write two questions you have about frogs, toads, and amphibians in the second column of the chart.
  • Then, read one nonfiction book about frogs, toads, or amphibians at your AR level on Epic or Overdrive. Write two new facts you learned in the last column of the chart. Turn the chart into Showbie in the Reading/Writing folder.
  • Take an AR quiz over the book you read about frogs, toads, or amphibians.

Math

  • Work on Dreambox for 20 minutes.
  • Complete Math Friday’s Free on Showbie.
  • Go to the Study Island 4th Quarter Math  assignment–Choose Points, Lines, Rays, and Line Segments. Choose Lesson and click on the text to hear the lesson. After listening, choose Practice and spend 10 minutes working.

Wednesday, April 15

Reading/Writing

  • Review the nonfiction text you read on Monday or choose another book to read about frogs, toads, and amphibians.
  • After reading, create a Keynote, video, Pages, or Clips presentation using words and pictures to share at least 5 facts you learned about the amphibian. Turn in your project to the Reading/Writing folder on Showbie.

 

Math

  • Complete Math Friday’s Free
  • Work on Dreambox for 20 minutes
  • Study Island 4th Quarter Math –Angles. Choose Lesson and click on the text to hear the lesson. After finishing the lesson, choose Practice and spend 10 minutes working.


Friday, April 17

 

Reading/Writing

  • Read (or listen to) “The Frog in the Milk Pail”
  • Complete “The Frog in the Milk Pail” test on Think Central.
  • Read and quiz to earn Accelerated Reader points. You should have earned two more points this week.

Math

  • Complete Math Friday’s Free.
  • Work on Dreambox for 20 minutes
  • Study Island 4th Quarter Math –Symmetry. Choose Lesson and click on the text to hear the lesson. After listening, choose Practice and spend 10 minutes working.

 

Monday, April 6, 2020

Reading/ Writing:

  • Listen to “The Girl Who Loved Spiders” on Think Central. There is a link to the recording in eLearning--Reading/Writing folder on Showbie.
  • Read a nonfiction book about spiders on Epic. The book should be near your Accelerated Reader level. After reading the book, write at least three facts you learned about spiders. These facts should be written or typed in complete sentences and turned into the eLearning folder (reading/writing) on Showbie.
  • Take an AR quiz on the spider book you read on Epic.

Math:

Extra: Watch this Mystery Science lesson about spiders.

https://mysteryscience.com/trending/mystery-11/biodiversity-adaptations/271?r=1071753#slide-id-5077

Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Reading/Writing

  • Read or listen to “The Girl Who Loved Spiders” on Showbie.
  • Write a summary of the story using Clips or Keynote to add illustrations, pictures, music. Be creative! Include all details important to the text. Turn in your Clips or Keynote presentation in the Reading/Writing folder on Showbie.
  • Read for 20 minutes on Epic and take at least one AR quiz.

Math

  • Watch the Khan Academy video by clicking on the link below. If you are unable to click on the link, you can paste it into Safari.

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/basic-geo/basic-geo-lines/lines-rays/v/lines-line-segments-and-rays

  • After viewing the video, draw and label a line, line segment, and a ray on Educreations. Take a screenshot of your drawing and turn it into the Math folder on Showbie.
  • Spend 20 minutes working on Dreambox.

Extra:

If you have time, try the Flipgrid activity posted on Showbie.

 

Friday, April 10, 2020

Reading

  • Review “The Girl Who Loved Spiders” by listening, reading, or looking over the summary you wrote Wednesday.
  • Go to Think Central and take the test over “The Girl Who Loved Spiders.” Be sure to include plenty of details in your answer to the last question on the test.
  • Be sure you have earned two AR points this week.

Math

  • Complete Math Friday’s Free on Showbie.
  • Complete the line, line segment, ray worksheet in the math folder on Showbie. Turn in your paper when you are finished.
  • Work on Dreambox lessons for at least 20 minutes.

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Math

  • Work on DreamBox for at least 30 minutes (2 or more lessons).

Reading

  • Read for at least 30 minutes using Epic, OverDrive, or library books.
  • Read at least one picture book at your reading level and take an AR quiz.
  • For fun… make a Keynote or Clips presentation to tell about the book you are reading.

Writing

  • Journal entry - What have you been doing since we have been out of school? Make a list of as many things as you can. Type your list into Pages and turn it into me on Showbie.
  • You can make a Keynote, type on Pages, or write on Notability. Turn it into the Writing folder on Showbie.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

Math

  • Work on DreamBox for at least 30 minutes.

Reading

  • Read for at least 30 minutes with Epic, OverDrive, or library books.
  • Read at least one picture book at your reading level and take an AR quiz.

Writing

  • Write a short summary of the book you read today. Type your summary into Pages and turn it into me on Showbie.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Math

  • Spend 30 minutes working on DreamBox.

Reading

  • Read for at least 30 minutes using Epic, OverDrive, or library books.
  • Read at least one picture book at your reading level and take an AR quiz.

Writing

  • Go outside for a few minutes today. What do you see? Write down 3 things you see. What do you hear? List 3 things you heard outside. What do you smell? Type your list into Pages and turn it into me on Showbie.

Friday, April 3, 2020

Math

  • Spend at least 30 minutes working on DreamBox.

Reading

  • Read for at least 20 minutes using Epic, OverDrive, or library books.
  • Read at least one picture book at your reading level and take an AR quiz.

Writing

  • Write a letter to your me about the past week. How did you feel about eLearning? What went well? What was challenging for you? Type your letter into Pages and turn it into me on Showbie.