We are learning to identify strategies good readers use:
Replace the animals in this story, and come up with reasons why they would not be a good pet?
Eg: I found a sloth. Can I keep him?
No dear. They are slow, smelly and have huge claws.
Add new words to each spelling sound! Can you add 10 words for each /ee/ spelling??
We are learning about the structure of a persuasive piece.
Learn about having a point of view
Identify if we agree or disagree with a topic
Come up with quick thinking reasoning for our points of view.
Activity; For the topics below, decide if you agree or disagree with the topic. Draw a T-chart in your homework book. Put each of these topics under agree or disagree and add a reason why you have put it on that side.
Addition on a Numberline: Practise using numberlines to solve addition problems:
Today we’d like you to head to Kids News and read the article “Welcome to the Year of the Ox”. Click on the link below. This article is written as an explanation, so some words may be tricky. Remember to use the glossary down further, and read with a parent if you need help.
Between which dates is Chinese New Year each year?
What colour is the packaging for gifts of money?
When should you sweep your house? Why?
Which zodiac animal are people celebrating this year?
Complete the assigned spelling task on Seesaw:
Vacabulary Spelling Spinner.
**Log into your Seesaw account.**
Click on Activities
Start the task by entering your spelling word in the first column.
Write the definition of your word in the second column.
Spin the wheel by pushing play and tap the screen to stop the wheel.
if the wheel lands on ‘synonym’, add a synonym to the third column, OR if the wheel lands on antonym, add an antonym to the third column.
Add all of your spelling words to the grid.
Push the green arrow to submit your work.
Resources to help complete this task:
Incorporate the information you have learnt about Lunar New Year from this news story into a poem. Use your amazing writing and vocabulary skills to capture the spirit of the celebration. Think about including references to what your senses might experience during the event.
This piece can be completed in a NOTE on Seesaw, in your homework book, or you can present it any way you like.
Complete your 20 mins independent reading – This might be a current chapter book you are reading from the library, a favourite book from home OR a reader on Wushka.Log into Wushka and read 1 text. Let your teacher know what book you are reading and what activity you completed.
Time to get tested on Last week’s spelling words. Get you family to test you out on your spelling words and write in your Homework book. Feel free to send a picture to your teacher on Seesaw!