20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
The writer Jules Verne was a master of science fiction, but we now have the technology and knowledge to understand some of places and topics he wrote his fiction stories about. In 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Verne describes a vast and amazing underwater world. In the nonfiction links and articles, you will read about the actual plants and creatures that live in the deepest parts of our ocean.

Today’s Activities

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read / listen / note

Read/Listen to excerpt from 20,000 Leagues under the sea. Create a chart with two columns. Label one column “Animals” and one column, “Plants.” As you read or listen to the text, take notes on what the narrator observes in the underwater forest.

Coloring 20000 Leagues Under the Sea

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convert between units

Convert between units (customary/metric) based on the title of Jules Verne’s famous book on this document.

On a piece of paper, measure by inches how long these items are: your hand, foot, book, toothbrush, water bottle, pencil, shoe.

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research and write

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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.

Choose at least 1 activity and just do it!

Drink water today and write down the number of glasses that you drank.

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underwater landscape

Draw/paint an underwater landscape. This can be from your research or your imagination! Think about your use of color, light/shadow, shape, and line to create a scene. Find a step by step video for drawing and underwater scene here 

Create an underwater landscape. Cut out or print off pictures of sea animals. Use crayons or paint to make a underwater scene. Glue your pictures on your scene.

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