Read / Write
Read the article title “How Does Erosion Affect the Earth“. Underline or annotate the article as you come across information about how erosion affects people. Complete the mind map at the end of the article. You can also create your own mind map to help organize your thoughts around erosion and how it affects people.
Virtual Field Trip to Galvasten Texas
Watch this 9 minute video and take a virtual field trip to Galvasten Texas to learn about weathering, erosion, and deposition. Write down a definition for weathering, erosion, and deposition and give an example from the video for each. Use a plastic bottle and water to try the model of weathering at home.
Get out and Move
With your parent’s permission, and practicing social distancing, get at least 60 minutes of moderate activity every day. Play in the sun, snow, or even rain. Continue with journal of daily activities.
Move your body.
Make up your own dance moves.
Take a selfie or video.
Move your body.
Make up your own dance moves
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Teaching at home
Engaged learners ask lots of questions. This time home together is a great opportunity to model that skill. While we are all home together with our families, many of us will find ourselves watching more movies or television that we normally do. Take this chance to engage with your student. Ask them why they chose what they are watching. What do they find appealing about it? Does it make them want to know more about something? If it is funny, try to have your student explain why it is funny and provide examples of other things that are funny in the same way.
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