Week of January 30, 2023 | TK & Kindergarten
Getting Ready for the 100th Day of School
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The very kind rich lady cares for 100 lucky dogs!
Video Zero the Hero by Joan Holub book trailer
He's not a Froot Loop, a bagel or a doughnut... he's Zero the Hero!
Video How Krispy Kreme doughnuts are made
Speaking of doughnuts, let's find out how doughnuts are made at Krispy Kreme.
Video Arnie the Doughnut by Laurie Keller read by Chris O'Dowd
Arnie much more than an average doughnut, round, iced and deliciously sprinkled.
Crafty Connection Dog name coloring sheet
Week of January 30, 2023 | First Grade | Groundhog Day
Find out the story behind Punxsutawney Phil and the history of Groundhog Day.
Brownie Groundhog and the February Fox, by Susan Blackaby
Brownie is waiting for spring and meets a fox... will Brownie be able to talk her way out of becoming a mid-winter snack?
Activity Groundhog Coloring Sheet
Kitchen Connection Groundhog Pudding Cups Turn pudding, cookies, and simple trimmings into the cutest treat ever!
Week of January 30, 2023 | Second Grade | Dinosaurs
During a trip to the museum Dave keeps trying to get his dad's attention. The dinosaurs around him are springing to life!
What Happened to Patrick's Dinosaurs? by Carol Carrick
Patrick imagines that at one time dinosaurs were great friends of people and were responsible for building the world we enjoy today.
Tiny Dino, by Deborah Freedman
A small but mighty bird declares it is a dinosaur! But no one believes that dinosaurs still exist. How can it be a dinosaur when it is so little?
Video United Kingdom: Birds Related to Dinosaurs Discovery Education (password protected)
Scientists study the link between modern birds and dinosaurs.
Dinosaur vs. Bedtime, by Bob Shea
Roaar! Roaaaar! Nothing can stop him!
Crafty Connection Draw Bob Shea's dinosaur following these video step-by-step directions
Week of January 30, 2023 | Third Grade | Doing the Right Thing
Money is tight for Ruben's parents so the chances of him getting the bike he want's are slim until he finds a hundred dollar bill. Finders keepers? Or honesty is the best policy?
Ben Rides On, by Matt Davies
When Ben rides his new bicycle the to school a bully takes it away from him and later, when Ben finds the bully in trouble, he must decide whether or not to help him.
Video Ben Rides On presented by Daisy Wallace (running time 3:37 min.)
Week of January 30, 2023 | Fourth Grade
SEL New Perspectives | Curriculum Connection Geology
Tall Pine, Spotted Beetle, and Hummingbird are certain that being a rock is boring until Old Rock shares what he has seen and done since he first flew out of a volcano.
Rick the Rock of Room 214, by Julie Fatlatko
Tired of sitting all day on the Nature Finds shelf in Room 214, a rock named Rick escapes the classroom for the great outdoors, only to discover that sometimes the greatest adventure in life is friendship.
Crafty Connection Rock painting tutorial with suggested supplies, step-by-step and simple designs.
Week of January 30, 2023 | Fifth Grade
SEL Kindness | Curriculum Connection Information Literacy
Lonely and looking for a friend, Trevor the canary stretches to the width of his boring cage and tries to befriend someone sitting on a branch outside the window
Adrian Simcox Does Not Have a Horse, by Marcy Campbell
Refusing to believe that a classmate has a horse of his own, Chloe becomes angry, calling him out at school and complaining about him to her mom, but instead of the vindication she wants, Chloe learns valuable lessons in empathy and imagination
Kitchen Connection Nothing says kindness like sharing batch of Banana Spice Cookies!
Killer Underwear Invasion: How to Spot Fake News, Disinformation, & Lies, by Elise Gravel
Kid-friendly wit and quirky illustrations break down what fake news is, why people spread it, and how to tell what is real and what isn't. Chapter 2 of 6 chapters presented this week.