The Greats: Marilyn Monroe
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Today’s Activities

Read or Listen

Using the Choice Board, choose one or two of the squares to do today. This is the same choice board you used before – just pick a different activity or two! Journal about what you did and email it to your teacher.

The Greats

Learn about Marilyn Monroe. Email your teacher telling him one interesting thing you learned.

Born on the 1st of June 1926, Norma Jeane Martens knew instability right from the beginning of her life. Baptized Norma Jean Baker by a mother who spent her life in and out of mental institutions, the girl who was to become one of the most famous and beloved female stars of all time began her life in orphanages and foster homes.


Keep up with your physical exercise for a healthy body. The YMCA videos can help!

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Accessibility Feature

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Learning Options

Remember that learning can happen anywhere. As we experience school and home happening in the same space, take advantage of opportunities to work on skills such as food preparation, organizing your drawers, making lists of activities to try during the day, or doing chores.

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