1. Read The Giving Tree
2. Open your Writers' Notebook & start a new page after the Reading Skills Page called 'The Giving Tree'
Write the following words & then define them: dictionary.com
3. Write the following questions and then answer them:
Describe the relationship b/w the boy and the tree.
Does the tree show the boy unconditional love? Explain your answer.
Do you have a relationship with anyone which involves such selflessness?
What is the theme or moral of this book?
1. What is your definition of 'bullying'?
2. What do bullies do? (What are their behaviors)
3. How does it make kids feel?
4. How do some witnesses react?
5. What are the most effective ways witnesses could react?
6. Have you been a bully or bullied? What did you learn from it?
Lessons to help you at home: Fractions By Zeebo!
Fractions Part 1: Successfully complete 3 red squares and 3 blue squares.
Need a challenge? Click on the Number Box to add green and purple squares.
Also, try Fraction Finder
Then, attempt the Bitesize Fraction Comparing
Fractions Part 2:
Reducing Fractions (To Simplest Form)
Quiz yourself only on "Comparing Fractions" and "Reducing Fractions" Fraction Quiz yourself before playing Fraction Connect Four
Fractions Part 3 (5-10 Minutes Each):
Now, you're ready to: Find Grampy
Fractions Part 4:
Quiz yourself only on "Adding and Subtracting Fractions" Fraction Quiz yourself before playing Fraction Connect Four
Chinese New Year- A Buddhist Celebration!
Add information to your Chinese New Year web, using the following links:
Chinese New Year for Kids
Chinese New Year Yahoo Kids
Chinese New Year Wikipedia
Chanukkah- A Jewish Celebration!
Session 1: Add information to your Chanukkah web, using the following links:
The Story of Chanukkah
The Chanukkah Menorah
Chanukah: Basic Concepts And Laws
Kwanzaa- An African American Celebration!
Watch the video and check out the photo gallery:
Read the introduction page and then use the left sidebar links (principles, symbols, etc>):
Official Kwanzaa Website
Ramadan and Eid- Islamic Celebrations!
Session 1: Add information to your Islam web, using the following links:
Ramadan- An Islamic Tradition
Eid-Ul-Fitr (only read the first 3 paragraphs)
Eid- An Islamic (Muslim) Celebration
Find 'Good Morning' in your language. Use 'Good-bye' in your language at the end of the announcements.
'Good Morning' Translations
YouTube Prezi Tutorials:
(Your login & password are the same as your Google Docs)
1. Click on 'Login' in the upper right hand corner.
2. Your username is either your Google Username (minus all the @stu... stuff) or it's written on the inside of your Nath Notebook
3. Password: Sleeper
Activity #1. Division Math-O
"Easy" level. Multiplication and Division. Multiple Choice
Activity #2. Please do 5 problems from 'H7', 'H8', and 'H9' on ixl
Long Division Mental Math
Activity #4. "Easy" level. Multiplication and Division. Try 10 problems and press "Stop Game" at the end.
90% accuracy or better? "Medium" level (paper & pencil, no calculator). If not, start a new game and do 10 problems on that same level.
80% accuracy on the "Medium" level? "Hard" level (paper & pencil, no calculator).
80% accuracy on the "Hard" level? "Expert" level. (paper & pencil, no calculator).
Show Mr. Sleeper once you've made it to the "Expert" level. Good luck! Multiple Choice
(You made it to the homework! Don't forget to get that signature. Need a challenge? Try timing yourself to see how many you can do in a minute... or challenge a parent to Connect 4.)
Click on any of the following links to test your math fact division skills...
Flashcard Practice (Level 1, Whole Number Division, Time Limit: Your Choice)
Division Facts Mental Math
You can scroll down & do 10 problems from 'H2': IXL
You can play the game below against a partner.
Expectations: Difficulty Level 1 and 'Whole Number Division' only; you choose the time limit.
Arithmetic Connect Four
Activity #1. Scroll down & do 5 problems from 'F4' and 5 problems from 'F5': IXL
Activity #2. Use mental multiplication to find the missing factor:
Activity #3. You choose the time limit. I expect... Answer: 'Close' or 'Really Close'; Difficulty: Level 1; Problem Type: Multiplication. Estimator Connect Four
Activity #4. Scroll down & do 5 problems from 'F9': IXL
Activity #5. Calculators out the window, use paper and pencil to solve:
Activity #6. Scroll down & do 5 problems from 'F2' and 5 problems from 'F13': IXL