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    Remote Learning Updates

     

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    Google

    Please join our Google Classroom and check it daily! As of Monday, 3/30 ALL daily lessons will be posted on our google classroom around 8am. This is also where your child's work is to be submitted on a daily basis. We will also share class anouncements on our google classroom.

    If it's your first time joining, you'll need to enter the code that has been emailed to all parents.

    Furthermore, XtraMath and RAZ-Kids will be daily assignments beginning on Monday, 3/30. RAZ-Kids will be in place of a reading log (I will be using RAZ-Kids as a virtual reading log).

    If you have any questions, please email me at amartinez@jacksonsd.org

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    Update 3/20: The lessons for Remote Learning have all been uploaded on the district's Remote Learning Plan website which can be accessed here: www.jacksonsd.org/rlp. Please let me know if you have any questions. You can reach out to me via Class Dojo or E-mail (amartinez@jacksonsd.org).

    PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE utilize XtraMath.org. This FREE resource provides your child with differentiated fast facts practice. One complete session takes less than 10 minutes. DAILY practice on this resource is imperative to help your child maintain and improve accuracy and speed in solving addition and subtraction facts. I will be monitoring the class account to see who is completing full sessions on a daily basis (note: a session is not over until the prompt "You are done!" pops up)

    Other FANTASTIC and FREE Resources that can be used:

     1. Scholastic.com/learnathome: An excellent resource that I’ve already started using with my daughter! Scholastic has put together daily lessons separated by grade levels.  Each lesson focuses on a topic (ie animals, weather, sound) and includes a fiction & nonfiction e-book on that topic, a related video, and an activity that can also be done.

    2. Mystery Science (https://mysteryscience.com/school-closure-planning):  Tons of engaging educational videos that kids love! Choose shorter 5 minute videos or video explorations that are 10-20 minutes long and even have an optional related activity.

     

    3. Storylineonline.net: Video read-alouds by famous actors and actresses of well-known children's books. This website offers a great variety of stories for your child to listen to!

     

    4.  Sumdog (https://pages.sumdog.com/home-learning-during-school-closures/): Engaging educational games that focus on math, spelling and grammar. Sumdog is offering free access from home during these school closings.

     

    5. Fluency and Fitness (https://fluencyandfitness.com/register/school-closures/): Now offering a 3 week membership for free, Fitness and Fluency combines movement with Math and Reading to keep children engaged while they are learning!

     

    6. Starfall.com: A free website full of engaging math and literacy activities for kids!

     

    7. Nat Geo for Kids (https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/): Learn all about geography and fascinating animals!

     

    8. Into the Book (www.reading.ecb.org): Practice reading comprehension strategies for free online!

     

    I hope these are helpful to you!

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      Important Upcoming Dates:  

     

     

    4/3- School Spirit Day!

    4/8- Shortened Day of school

    4/9-4/17- School closed for Spring Break!

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    Lunch

    *Our class has Lunch from 12:55-1:25*

    lunch


    Your child's Student ID Number is used for buying lunch. This number links to their account, which you can add money to at any time.  You will be notified when the balance is getting low.  If you choose to send lunch money in with your child instead, please have it clearly labeled with your child's name.

     
    Note: Birthday snacks are held in the cafeteria during Lunch. When sending in a birthday snack, please be sure to drop it off no later than 12:30pm. In addition, please be mindful that we are a Peanut Free class! Thank you!

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    Reading Logs

    the more you read

    Your child will be bringing books home in a special book baggie to read each night. The books your child brings home will be at his or her independent reading level and should be fun, fast and easy. Your child is expected to read 15 minutes each night. Be sure to fill out the provided reading log so I can track and reward your child's reading. Other books aside from the ones brought home from school can be used for reading homework.  Book baggies should be returned daily so books can be exchanged for new, exciting books!

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    specials

    *Our Class has Special from COMING SOON*

    Monday: Music

    Tuesday: Gym

    Wednesday: Library

    Thursday: Computers

    Friday: Art

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    Please consider joining the PTN.  Your membership fee provides terrific resources and activities for our Crawford-Rodriguez students. Thank you in advance for your support!

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    Kindergarten Sight Words

    The following are High Frequency Words your child  should be able to "see and say" entering 1st grade.  Being familiar with these words helps improve reading fluency and overall reading level.

    I
    a
    my
    the
    go
    to
    like
    he
    come
    here
    this
    me
    for
    where
    do 
    you
    look
    one
    see
    what
    two
    up
    down
    we
    want
    out
    who
    are
    they
    she
    good
    and
    there
    give
    little
    that
    have

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