Weekly Activities

El Two

May 4th - 8th

← All Activities


*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"

Shadow Puppet Story

Create a shadow puppet story on the wall. Write the title, characters, problem, solution, and ending to your story. Perform your story for a family member, and/or share it with us at morning group.


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 25.

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)


Choose something in your house to use as a measuring tool, like a water bottle or a spoon. Measure 10 things with that tool and make a list. Example: My bed = 12 water bottles by 16 water bottles. 


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

We are ready to start presenting! Let Lynn know when you would like to show the class in our morning meetings. If you have not completed your project yet, no problem! Work on it today.

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.

Paper Experiments

Roll up pieces of paper to make tubes, or try different shapes. Stand them up. See how many things you can stack on top of the tubes. Make a list of all the things you were able to stack. Why did some work better than others?