April is National Poetry Month! Learn about Haiku, a style of poetry from Japan.

Today’s Activities

READ IT! Explore the haiku form by reading about it here.

WATCH IT! Learn how to write a haiku with this video, then…

WRITE IT! Write a haiku!

Leveled learning extension 1: Click on “question sets” to read the comprehension questions BEFORE you read the poem. You can click the “play” button to have the poem read aloud as you follow along.

Leveled learning extension 2: Use this adapted book to help you understand the poem. 

Brain Teasers!

Brain Teasers! Challenge yourself to solve these math puzzles. Share one or more with someone else and explain your thinking.

Leveled learning extension 1: Reinforce your math skills with these pages which offer more basic math problems! 

Worksheet 1

Worksheet 2 

Leveled learning extension 2: Tease your brain with this worksheet to target foundational math skills! 


Think Like a Scientist Explore making and testing predictions with this Brain Pop Jr. video.

Get Moving!

Avengers Academy! Workout like Spider Man using this video. Now, can you take it outside and use some “Spidey Moves” in your back yard?

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