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    Mrs. Barnfield

    Literacy Intervention

    Msbarnfield@jacksonsd.org

     

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    **Check out the student resources tab for some fun and educational websites.**

     

  • Check out these WIN activities/mini lessons for some exta Literacy and Math practice!  They are separated by grades and will change weekly! 

    KINDERGARTEN LITERACY

    • Letter Scavenger hunt.  Print these cards (or make your own with scraps paper, index cards, post-it notes, whatever you have around the house)hide the letters in random places. Set a timer and search for the cards. Once the timer goes off, return to a commonplace and “read” the letters and say the sound the letter makes.
    • Sound Search: Give or tell your child a letter, (use those cards from the scavenger hunt!) have them name the letter and the sound it makes. Then set a timer and search the house, yard, neighborhood (together of course) for objects that begin with that sound. For example Letter B - bread, basket, bowl, butter, bed. Repeat with different letters. Step it up by finding words with that letter at the end of the word. Example - letter T - cat, coat, toilet
    • Check out this video to practice letters/sounds while getting some exercise!  Youtube phonics video- JackHartmann (check him out)
    • Teacher-led interactive reading   Read with me- Fruits.webm  
    • Teacher-led interactive sight word game  K sight words game

     

    1ST GRADE LITERACY

    • Word Scavenger hunt.  Print these free cards (or make your own with scrap paper, index cards, post-it notes, whatever you have around the house)hide the words in random places. Set a timer and search for the cards. Once the timer goes off, return to a commonplace and read the words.
    • Teacher-led interactive sight word game  grade 1 sight word game
    • Teacher-led interactive reading Read with me
    • Play Roll and Read using this fun board game. Directions are at the top of the sheet. You can print or play using your device screen. Just need a die or scraps of paper to write the numbers 1-6.

     

    K-1 MATH

    • Take an Outdoor Walk-Take an outdoor stroll and practice basic math along the way. Count the number of doors, windows, or flowers you see!Hunt for shapes you may see.  How many objects are in the shape of a circle, square, rectangle?

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      Draw a Colorful Flower- Using chalk, draw a basic flower with 10 petals. Write numbers in the pedals as well as one in the middle, Then add the numbers in the pedals with the number in the middle.

    2ND GRADE LITERACY

    • Play Roll and Read using this fun board game. Directions are at the top of the sheet. You can print or play using your device screen. Just need a die or scraps of paper to write the numbers 1-6.

     

    2ND GRADE MATH

    • All around Sports: Basketball, soccer, whatever your sport. Have your child try predicting how many baskets or goals they can make out of 10. Do this several times.Then ask your child to compare the number of shots that they made,add or subtract them together. 

    3RD GRADE LITERACY

     

    3RD GRADE MATH

    • Weighing In/Estimation

      Line up a variety of fruits and veggies, such as oranges, bananas, cucumbers, kiwis, tomatoes, and bell peppers. Ask your child to predict the order of the foods from lightest to heaviest. Use a scale to test their predictions, then rearrange the foods according to their actual weights.

    4TH GRADE LITERACY

    • Watch the Video Short - Boundin’ .Please watch multiple times. The more you watch the more you pick up on little (and big) details. Think about these discussion points.
      • What problem does the sheep encounter?
      • How does this problem change the sheep?
      • Describe the sheep’s character/attitude in the beginning - middle and end.
      • How does the “Jackalope” help the sheep?
      • Can you think about a lesson you might have learned from this short film?

     

    4TH GRADE MATH

    • Units of Measurement

      Capacity:Fill a small container with water. Weigh it. How heavy is it? How about a large bucket of water? What about a jug? Compare the weights of containers filled with water.How many cups did it take to fill each? How many pints, quarts, gallons?

      Length: Measure each person who lives at your house.  Compare the heights. Ask questions such as how much taller/shorter are your family members. Convert feet to inches and inches to feet!

      Throw a Ball: How far can you throw a ball? Measure the distance. Try this a few times and compare your results.

     

     

     

     

    Weekly remote learning tips for parents... 

    1. Don't underestimate the power of a schedule

    2. Don't let your children treat this as a vacation

    3. Remember to schedule time for fun

  • Students please make sure to read, read, read.  Practice these strategies when you get stuck on a word...
    -get your mouth ready for the beginning sound or sounds up to the vowel.
    -look at the picture and think about what would make sense.
    -run your finger under the word and say the sounds or word parts you know. (sound it out)
    -see what you know about the word (chunk it or break it into smaller words you know)
    -skip it and then go back and think about what would make sense
    -reread
    Have a great week!
    Mrs. Barnfield

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