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Week 4 (Spring Break)
April 13-April 17
Week 1 - Essential New Learnings (ENLs)
April 20-April 24
Week 2 - Essential New Learnings (ENLs)
April 27-May 1
Week 3 - Essential New Learnings (ENLs)
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June 1-June 5
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Week 9 - Essential New Learnings (ENLs)
June 15-June 19
Mrs. Gilbert, School Counselor. The elementary counselors across the district have compiled a Google document with SEP and support resources. This document will be updated weekly with new resources.
Mrs. Quimbey and Mrs. Gage, Librarians. Check here for links to new literacy resources.
Mr. Johnson, PE Teacher. Check here for activities and videos that you can do at home.
Ms. Brinkerhoff, Music Teacher. Check here for weekly updates with suggested music activities.
Suggested Learning Resources for Fifth Grade Students:
Clever: Clever is an online portal for elementary students. Through this portal, students can access their Office 365 accounts, Zearn Math, BrainPop (animated educational site) and Actively Learn (educational articles).
To access Clever at home:
1. Login to the Clever online portal: http://www.clever.com/in/issaquah
2. Username: Student user names for Clever are the first four letters of their last name, first three letters of their first name and their two digit graduation year.
SullSte30 (student - Stephanie Sullivan, graduation year 30)
LuCin27 (student - Cindy Lu, graduation year 27)
3. Password: Clever student passwords are set to their 7 Digit Student ID number. In Family Access this will be displayed as "Other ID." If a student's ID begins with a zero, the zero will be part of their password.
Lexia Core5: Online reading program that aims to building foundational reading skills for students through personalized learning. The program focuses on six aspects of reading instruction: phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and structural analysis.
Username: Same as Clever
Password: Student ID Number
RAZ-Kids: Online guided reading program with interactive ebooks, downloadable books, and reading quizzes. eBooks are offered at 29 different levels of reading difficulty.
Raz-Kids Login Instructions:
Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com
Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher’s username, Brennen2020
Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart
Step 4: Your child enters his or her password. This will be their student ID number.
*If you use Raz-Kids with Ms. Courtmanch, use that login information.
Class Code: qji3477
Epic is a leading online children's subscription book service offering immediate, on-demand access to over 40,000 high-quality illustrated books and chapter books. All families should have received an email invitation from the program.
Student Accounts - King County Library System: Fun features: Hundreds of downloadable audio and eBooks from KCLS, Britannica Online for Kids, Gale Virtual Reference Library, Mango Languages, Opposing Viewpoints, Science Online, and Tutor.Com.
User ID: 411(student ID#) (10 digits)
Password: last 4 digits of student ID#
(Select “Elementary Students” tab. You won’t enter your user information until you access a database or resource. This is in addition to your personal KCLS account. Do not use the red Log In tab in the upper right hand corner. That’s your personal account.)
Note: Students should now be able to access KCLS through their Clever accounts.
Scholastic Read at Home: Free Resources for school closures. Day-by-by projects to keep kids reading, thinking and growing. Scholastic Learn at Home provides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain education opportunities for those students who are unable to attend school.
Actively Learn: An online tool with a library of thousands of texts and Common Core-aligned lessons that both teachers and students can interact with in real-time. Access through your Clever in Issaquah account.
Newsela: Data base of current event stories. The themes of the stories are broad (War and Peace, Arts, Sciences, Health, Law, Money), and can be accessed in different formats by reading level. Each level of each Newsela article had its own 4-question quiz connected to two reading standards. Students can use their Clever username and password to access this program.
Reading is Fundamental Literacy Central: In their “Resources” section, they have lesson plans, puzzles and all kinds of read-aloud videos for many great picture books!
Zearn: Digital math learning that is aligned to Eureka Math. Access through your Clever in Issaquah account.
EMBARC Onine: A common website to support all Eureka Math users. Here is the direct link for 5th grade homework and problem sets. You can also watch all Eureka Math lessons on YouTube. Simply search "Eureka Math, Grade 5, Module __, Lesson __."
Happy Numbers: Individualized math instruction.
Happy Numbers Login Instructions:
Step 1: Go to www.HappyNumbers.com
Step 2: Click “I’m a Student”
Step 3: Enter our class number: 851 239
Step 4: Find your name and enter your password (This will be their student ID number).
Prodigy: Prodigy is an adaptive math game that integrates Common Core into a role-playing game using a Pokemon-style wizardry theme.
Our class code is: 4C475D
You can sign in to your Prodigy account, select update on the start screen, and enter your class code.
Khan Academy: Khan Academy is an education organization that produces short lessons in the form of videos. Choose a 5th grade standard. Then watch a video and do some practice on Khan Academy. No need to create an account, just search “courses” in the top left corner.
Common Core Sheets: This site has free math worksheets that are aligned to state standards. Choose a 5th grade standard. Then print a worksheet from Common Core Sheets. Look for “5th Grade” on blue toolbar and select the standard from the drop-down menu.
XtraMath: A free web program that teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts which are critical to success in mathematics. All of my students have their sign in information and can practice outside of school, if possible.
Note: Most students in my class this year have finished their multiplication and division facts so their accounts have been closed.
Math Playground: A fun way to practice math facts! Math Playground includes a wide variety of math topics, from problem solving and mathematical art to real world math and thinking games.
Helpful Science/Social Studies Sites: National Geographic Kids, Study Jams Science, CNN 10