Memorial Day
Wishing you a wonderful Memorial Day weekend. In honor of all the veterans as well as the active service members.

Today’s Activities

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Memorial Day

  1. Read 7 things You Didn’t Know About Memorial Day. Create a T chart making a list of the ones you did know and of what you did not. Share with a family member
  1. Read about Clara Barton from the National History Women’s Museum, then write a speech as if you were introducing her to an audience.

Watch this read-along video about memorial day, and think about what the author is trying to say.

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Understanding Ratio Concepts

Complete each problem about ratio relationships.

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Try this fun game to see how well you understand what a ratio is.

Using objects around the house, give two different numbers in two groups. Talk about which is one larger, smaller. Play a bowling game, talk about how many pins were knocked down out of the total put up.

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Locks

Learn about locks and try a hands-on activity.

Watch this video about the incredible engineering task that was the Panama Canal, and write down 3 facts you learned.

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Watch

Watch the video about Memorial Day, answer questions at the end of the video, and the ones attached.

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Check out this video about Memorial Day, then discuss what Memorial Day means to you. Do you know anyone honored by Memorial Day? What’s the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day?

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Military Workout

Try one of these military workouts.  These exercises aren’t that easy, so do what you can.

First, have your child do some warm-up stretches: 10-15 arm circles (front and backward), 15 jumping jacks, running in place for 30 seconds, 10 leg squats, 10 push-ups, and sit-ups then go to GoNoodle and have your child pick a couple of PE/Dance videos. 

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