Remote Learning

Directions: For all asynchronous work, choose either the Packet Choice Board, or the Online Choice Board.  For either choice, be sure to set up a work space with pencils and any materials you will need.  For the online choices, be sure to have your iPad and you have a charger ready.  For the packet choice, be sure to pick up the packet from School.  The online and the packet can be worked on together should you choose.



Come to school to retrieve your Learning at Home Packets, and any books your are reading.

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5
Social Studies/ Science Complete 2 pages in the science packet Complete 2 pages in the social studies packet Complete 2 pages in the science packet Complete 2 pages in the social studies packet Complete 2 pages of your choice (science or social studies)
Reading Read “The Cook’s Surprise”, and answer questions 1-7 Read “Useful Weeds of the Sea”, and answer questions 8-12 Read “Want to Send a Secret Message?” and answer questions 13-21 Read “A Hidden Treasure”, and answer questions 22-28 Read “The Ostrich: One Odd Bird”, and answer questions 29-34
20 min. Of independent Reading 20 min. Of independent Reading 20 min. Of independent Reading 20 min. Of independent Reading 20 min. Of independent Reading
Writing 10 min. Of lexia 10 min. Of lexia 10 min. Of lexia 10 min. Of lexia 10 min. Of lexia
In the writing packet, write “If I were President for a day, I would…” In the writing packet, write “What kind of reward or treat would you like to be given if you were doing really well in school? Why?” In the writing packet, write “Should children be able to go to bed whenever they want? Why or why not?“ In the writing packet, write “If you could have anything in the world, what would it be and why?” In the writing packet, write “Write about your favorite yearof school. What made it sospecial?”
Math Complete 2 pages in the math packet Complete 2 pages in the math packet Complete 2 pages in the math packet Complete 2 pages in the math packet Complete 2 pages in the math packet






Teacher Directions
Each of the core content areas have prepared a menu of options for you to select and insert into a choice board for a student, or students who may be absent from class. The template for the choice board can be found on the last page of this document.


Oral Summary VideoRead a new nonfiction text. Record a video on your device that summarizes the information from the book. Make sure to share your ideas clearly. Share your video with your teacher.Unit 2 Reading, SOL 3.1d Text Feature Scavenger HuntLocate a nonfiction text. Find an example of each of these text features: a table of contents, an index, a glossary, a labeled diagram, a captioned photo, a heading, and a subheading. As you find them, ask yourself this question: What did I learn from this text feature?Unit 2 Writing, SOL 3.6c
Prefix Scavenger Hunt (Review from Q1)Go on a prefix scavenger hunt. Take a book, and try to find at least one word that begins with each of the prefixes listed below. Write the word down, then use what you know about the meaning of the prefix to write what the word means.:Un- (The prefix un- means not)Re- (The prefix re- means again)Dis- (The prefix dis- means not)Unit 1 Reading, SOL 3.4b Information Writing: TechnologyThink about the technology that makes your life easier. What one type of technology would be mostdifficult to live without? Write about one type of technology that would be difficult to live without and explain why it is important. Use the information writing student checklist included in the document above.Unit 2 Writing, SOL 3.8


Review Quarter 1 – Geography Vocabulary Review the following vocabulary words, and create an image that you feel represents each word. You can keep these notecards digitally, in print, or on quizlet. Review Unit 3- Standard 3.6 Natural ResourcesNatural resources are things we consume and use to make goods. Watch the Brainpop video (be sure to login) to learn more about natural resources. What do you think people should know about using natural resources? Make a poster to explain actions we can take to save our natural resources. Unit 4- Standard 3.8
What does Economics mean to you?You learned that because people and regions can not produce everything they want. Listen to Saturday Sanocho (google drive version) and make connections to economics. After listening, write your response to the following:How does this story help explain economics?  Consider the ideas of trade, choice, and opportunity cost.Unit 4- Standard 3.10 Ancient Egypt Make a copy of these Google Slides.  For each image, write a complete sentence about what you see, notice, or wonder.  Use as many of the vocabulary words that we have learned about Ancient Egypt as you can in your sentences.Or use the SeeSaw Activity OptionUnit 5- Standard 3.1a, 3.2, 3.7


What is in an Ecosystem? Find 2 pictures of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems, Then identify the producers, consumers and decomposers.  Make a list of the living and nonliving things in the ecosystems. How are the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems the same?  How are they different?  Resources:  Pebble Go:  Living and NonLiving Things, Food Chains and Food Webs Unit 3  Ecosystems 3.5 Rainforest Ecosystems Watch the Ecosystems* video from Generation Genius.  Then answer the following:

  • How big is an ecosystem?
  • Why would the shrimp in the ecosphere die if there was no sunlight?
  • Why are rainforest ecosystems important?
  • What are some parts of a freshwater ecosystem?
  • How could animals and plants respond to seasonal changes in an ecosystem?

For more information, you can read about Ecosystems here. * *The teacher must generate a student link to the video and embed it in these directions. You can also embed a live link to related readings (with read-aloud capability), vocabulary, assessments and online quiz games. Unit 3 Ecosystems: 3.5

We Are All ConnectedConstruct a food web demonstrating the flow of energy through an ecosystem.  Explain how changes in one part of the food web would affect other organisms.  Include the role of the sun in your explanation. Unit 3 Ecosystems: 3.5 Ecosystems Playlist in Legends of Learning Teachers in grade 3-5 can create an assignment within Legends of Learning and push it out to students.  These assignments can contain assessments, instructional or review games and simulations. Sign into Legends of Learning via your Homeroom course in Canvas and use the. Suggested playlist for SOL 3.5 to create a student assignment.  This Playlist includes:

  • Living and nonliving components of Ecosystems
  • Organism and ecosystem relationships

Unit 3 Ecosystems: 3.5

Generation Genius access for teachers is through MyAccess, choose Clever then the Generation Genius icon.  Use the orange    button to generate links for students- then students can access the resource in one click, no login required.



Roll and Jump MultiplicationMaterials needed: dice (virtual dice link), paper/pencil or whiteboard/marker, counters

  1. Roll a die.
  2. On your paper or whiteboard, show _____ jumps of 2 on a number line. (Alternately, show _____ groups of 2 with your counters or in a drawing.)
  3. Roll again and repeat the process.

Extension: After completing this activity, roll 2 dice and practice showing ____ jumps of ____ on a number line or in an array with counters.Unit 4, Multiplication and Division Part 1, SOL 3.4ab

Multiplication and Division Story ProblemsSelect two of the three tasks linked below to solve.Pumpkin Patch TaskField Trip TaskApple Tree Farm TaskWhen you have completed the slides, share them with your teacher.Unit 4: Multiplication and Division Part 1, SOL 3.4b
Matching TimesComplete the activity link below of matching digital and analog clocks.Matching Time ActivityWhen you have completed the slides, share them with your teacher.Unit 5: Time and Temperature, SOL 3.9a Estimation PracticeComplete the activity on sum and difference estimation practice linked below. Estimation Practice ActivityWhen you have completed the document, share them with your teacher.Unit 6: Addition and Subtraction – Part 2, 3.3a
Open MiddleVisit the website  Select 3rd Grade and choose the topic Number & Operations in Base 10.  Then choose 3 problems to try.  Take a picture of your work and upload it to Canvas.