Weekly Activities

El Two

April 27

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*Read a book for 30 minutes

*Visit Khan Academy and do the assigned activities for 30 minutes.


Reading Aloud

Read aloud to your parent for 10-20 minutes. Practice using an animated voice!

Handwriting Practice

Do 3 pages in your handwriting book.

Life Journal

Write in your Life Journal, or use paper or another notebook. Write at least 3 paragraphs about what your life has been like lately, or write about your dreams for the future. 

Character Development

Pick an animal and develop a human-like character for it. Give your character a name, describe it's physical features, personality traits, give a history of it's life so far. Draw a picture of your character. Save this work for a future activity. 


Spelling Book

Do your list and complete your pages in your Spelling Book.


Practice typing for 20 minutes. 

To access your typing practice, go to typing.com and choose "student log-in" in the upper right. Your username is your name+fhms, for example mine would be lynnfhms. Your password is "hello"

Cipher Code

Create a cipher code, then write a message to a family member. See if they can unlock the code. 

EX: A=z, B=y, C=x, D=w, E=v, F=u, G=t, H=s, I=r, J=q, K=p, L=o, M=n, N=m, O=l, P=k, Q=j, R=i, S=h, T=g, U=f, V=e, W=d, X=c, Y=b, Z=a

"R orpv wlth."


Spelling Choice

Do your spelling "choice" work. 

Practice using your spelling word list in some way. You may decide to draw pictures of each word and label them, you could write sentences using the word, you could create a word search (check out this online word search maker http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/WordSearchSetupForm.asp) and then complete it, you could write each word three times, or??? use your own idea.

Number of the Week

This week's number is 24.

Please answer the following questions:

1. Write the numeral

2. Draw the quantity

3. Plot the number on a number line

4. Find the factors of the number. (Remember that you can use any item around the house that you have a handful of to find the factors, like pennies or driveway rocks...etc)

Book Mad-Libs

Pick a page from a book in your house. Change all of the nouns to things you see right in front of you in your house, then read it aloud. Try this with verbs and with adjectives.


Spelling Test

Ask a family member to give you your spelling test! If you get less than 5 words incorrect, write each misspelled word correctly five times for extra practice. If you get 5 or more words incorrect, start your next week with a new list consisting of the misspelled words. 

Research Project

Complete your project this week! You have brainstormed, picked a topic, researched facts, gathered images, and decided how to present your research to the class. Let us know when you are ready to share it at our classroom meeting!

Care of the Environment

Find a chore that you can do to help around the house. Some ideas are: cleaning the bathtub, folding laundry, sweeping the porch, repotting a plant? Look around the house for a need and meet that need with a smile. If you need help with ideas, ask your parent/guardian. 


Handwriting Practice

Do 3 pages in your handwriting book.

Nature Exploration

Go outside. Write and draw what you see, hear, think, feel, and smell. 

Interview Letter

Think of someone you would like to interview. Write them a letter with at least three questions. If you can, send it to them!

Shopping at Home

Use the food in your house to create a menu with prices. Use them to write word problems, and then answer them.

Example: Milk = $21.00 Bananas = $33.00 Ice cream = $12.00

"Suzy had $200.00 and needed to buy milk, bananas, and ice cream. How many of each can she buy? Write at least 3 different possibilities."