E-Learning Dec. 12th
  •   Tuesday Feb. 12th , 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 "Newsela's Amazing Kids of 2018"  

    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, "Newsela's Amazing Kids of 2018 ".

    2.  Click on the vocabulary activity section.

    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 a new sentence using each word.  Be sure to use correct capitalization and punctuation!

    Work to be turned in:  10 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.  On your own paper, draw a model showing 2 3/4 (two and three fourths).  Write the number as a fraction with a denominator of 4.

    2.  On the same paper, write a fraction that is equivalent to 3, and that has a numerator of 3.  (Think about yesterday!)  Draw a model to show this fraction.

    3.  Draw a model to show 7/3  (seven thirds).  How would you write this fraction as a mixed number?

    Work to be turned in:  Paper showing fraction models and answers to be submitted in class.



    I Can....explain how forces can be both balanced and unbalanced and give examples of each.

    Steps of the lesson:

    1.  Click here to access your Google Classroom Google Classroom.  You will need to log in to your Google account (username@mcas.k12.in.us).

    2.  Click on the Generation Genius link to watch the video on balanced and unbalanced forces.

    3.  On your own paper, write 5 things you learned about balanced and unbalanced forces.




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

    Music (Mondays and Thursdays)  Mrs. Gast

    Art (Wednesdays) Mrs. Ledyard