- Start on page 3 and read “The Earthquake That Changed Earth.” Journal the causes and effect on page 5 BEFORE you look at the answers.
Activate prior knowledge: Have you ever felt an earthquake? Review key vocabulary before reading the passage: foreshock, aftershock, Richter scale, epicenter, tsunami, landslide, boulder.
Use the adapted book.
Talking Math: Day 3
- The ducks sleep in straw beds that hold 3 ducks at a time. How many straw beds would be needed for the ducks in this picture?
- How many beds would be needed if there were 42 ducks? (3.OA.B.6)
- What birds do you see around your home? Sketch and color the different birds you see. Keep track of the type and number of birds you see during the day. Make a display of the data. Show someone and ask them what they learn by looking at your display.
- Ducks weigh far less than one might imagine. Find the weights of different kinds of ducks and put them in order from least to greatest.
- Mallard ducks migrate to different places. Read more about them here.
- Where do Mallard ducks live?
- Learn how to draw some birds with Mo Willems.
- Related children’s book: Johnny’s Pheasant by Cheryl Minnema
- Find somewhere around you that relates to the math you saw in the image.
- Take a picture or shoot a video. Send it our way!
- Study the live map of “Recent Earthquakes in California”. Observe how many have happened just this week. Is there a pattern in their locations?
Find Sonora on a map. Which earthquakes have happened closest to Sonora?
Count the number of earthquakes (colored pins on the map). How many? Compare the number of earthquakes to the number of people in your family. Is it more or less?
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Compare and contrast an EARTHQUAKE and a TORNADO. How are they SIMILAR? How are they DIFFERENT?
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