Super Pink Moon
There's a Super Pink Moon tonight! Today's lessons are all about the moon.

Today’s Activities

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Read / Write

Read/listen to this poem “The Moon” by Robert Louis Stevenson. Then do a brief analysis of the elements of poetry and the theme of the poem. You can use this worksheet to help you. 

Visit BrainPOP for more about the moon!

Watch or listen to this poem “The Moon” by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Science

Aril 7th will be a Super Moon. Go outside tonight and look toward the east. The moon will start to rise at about 7:30 pm and will be at it’s highest point in the sky at midnight. Learn about Moon Phases by watching this short BrainPOP video. Read one or more of the Related Readings to learn even more about the Moon.

Try some of this videos and activities on BrainPOP

Check out this worksheet about the changing moons. Then try this activity!

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History

Check out the information on this site about the 1969 moon landing. Create a timeline of important events.

Read more about the first moon landing and Neil Armstrong here.

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Stay active and stay safe

These suggestions encourage families to become more physically active during these trying times. Each day, students are asked to complete each set of activities with a family member.  April 6-10 “At Home” PE suggestions.

Hip Hop Astronaut 

GoNoodle for families

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Get creative!

Go outside tonight and take some photographs of the night sky (weather permitting!)

Draw, write, talk about it, take pics of the moon and the night

If you have some glow sticks, plastic eggs then put a glow stick in each egg and play hide and seek with them inside or outside.

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Teaching Tips

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