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READ IT! Plastic pollution? What’s the problem? Read this article to find out what impact plastic has on our oceans.
WATCH IT! Learn about what a gyre is.
THINK ABOUT IT! How could the plastic problem impact you? What are things your family are already doing to reduce plastic waste?
Today, we’re going to use rounding to estimate when adding big numbers! First, watch this video to see how to use rounding to add. Then play this soccer game to practice rounding some more!
Have you ever invented something? Read about this teenager who is working on an invention to clean up the garbage in the ocean. Watch this video about a teenager who is inventing a robot that cleans up microplastics.
CREATE IT! Would you like to invent something to solve a problem? Check out this website to learn about being an inventor!
We have learned that plastic in the ocean often comes from trash that has washed off of streets. With an adult’s help, go for a street clean up walk. Bring 2 bags – one for garbage and one for recycling – and put on gloves for safety! Then walk up and down your street looking for trash that could wash into creeks the next time it rains. Need inspiration? Watch this dad-son duo clean up trash around their school!
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Speech & Language
Verb tenses: Can you change the following sentence into past tense. ‘I’m planting a tree.’
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Year in Review
Today's ActivitiesThe events you are living through today will be part of history tomorrow. Stories people write about parts of their lives can be used by people in the future to learn about the past. Learn more with this BrainPOP Jr. video. What will your future...
Today's ActivitiesDiscuss this picture with an adult at home. What do you think it means? Why do you think the illustrator chose an iceberg to represent success? Lookup any of the words under the water, labeled “What People Don’t See,” that you don’t know in a...
Today's ActivitiesWatch “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day” and fill out this story map to describe the plot elements.First, draw a large chalk 10 by 10 grid on the blacktop or sidewalk. Mark the numbers 1 through 10 along the top and down the left side. Get beanbags (or...