Things to do From
For Narrative writing - Write a shared story, real or made up. This could be done on paper and made into a booklet or on the computer.
For Informational writing - Pick a topic of interest, write down what you know about the topic. Then research the topic to find out more to add to your document.
For Persuasive writing - Have your child put in writing what they would like to get permission to do for the upcoming weekend or vacation. Have them support their request with supporting reasons.
Literature - Read a book, then watch the movie based on the book. Compare and contrast the characters and their traits, setting, and plot.
Nonfiction - Pick a topic for an informational writing piece and do the research to learn more about that topic.
Critical Thinking - Try your hand at a Virtual Escape Room through Hogwarts. Begin HERE.
Take your fraction learning into the kitchen and make a recipe together, or into the garage or craft room to create a project.
In Science and Social Studies
Take a virtual tour of Yellowstone National Park. Learn about different animals, geologic formations, microbes, and more.
Take any favorite book that is told primarily through a narrator's point of view and create a shadow puppet theater.
Here is a how-to video: Make Shadow Puppets
Here is a short classroom production: Tikki Tikki Tembo