E-Learning Dec. 12th
  •   Thursday, January 31, 2019


    I can... read and comprehend a non-fiction article.

    I can... read grade level material fluently.

    I can...identify the text structure of a non-fiction article and give text evidence to support my answer.

    Steps of the Lesson

    1. Click here Newsela login to access newsela. 

    2.  Log in to your Newsela account.  Your username is the same as your Google email (ex: gherrbach@mcas.k12.in.us.)

    3. Click on your binder at the top of the page. 

    4. In the dropdown menu, click on Assignments.

    5. In the list of assignments, click "Global Warming's Cold Spells."  

    6.  Read the article, then answer the comprehension AND writing questions.

    7.  Click submit when finished

     Work to be turned in:  Newsela comprehension questions.  (Remember, I can see your progress!!  Take your time!)


    I Can...determine the meaning of unknown words using context clues.

    Steps of the lesson:

    1. Return to the Newsela article, "Global Warming's Cold Spells".

    2.  Choose 5 unknown words and determine what you think the meaning is.

    3.  Check the actual definition using Meriam Webster's Dictionary for Kids.  (The same one we use in class.)  You can use this link to get there.  Dictionary for kids

    4.   On your own paper, write the dictionary definition for each word, and a new sentence using each word. (5 definitions and 5 sentences).  Be sure to use correct capitalization and punctuation!

    Work to be turned in:  5 definitions and 5 sentences on your own paper to be turned in when we return to class.



    I can...participate in IReady lessons designed for my current level.

    Steps of the Lesson:

    1. Log in to Clever through the school homepage.  

    2. Click on IReady

    4.  Complete 20 ADDITIONAL minutes of this week's required time on your IReady math pathway.

     Work to be turned in:  Pathway minutes will be reviewed by teacher.  


    I Can...compare and contrast the difference between a fraction and a mixed number and make models of both

    Steps of the lesson:

    1.  Log in to your Clever account on our school website.

    2.  Click on the IReady link.

    3. Click on your IReady math textbook. (Not the practice and problem solving book!)

    4.  Scroll down to page 164 (lesson 13b).

    5.  Read through the examples on pages 164-175.  Be ready to discuss and complete these pages in class. 

    Work to be turned in:  Students will be able to participate in activities related to the lesson in class. 


      *We have P.E. and Music today.  Please click on the links for Mr. Lasky and Mrs. Gast below.


    P.E. (Mondays and Thursdays)  Mr. Lasky

    Music (Mondays and Thursdays)  Mrs. Gast

    Art (Wednesdays) Mrs. Ledyard