J. P. Starks MST Vanguard
Bulldogs Still on the Move
Dear All Stakeholders
On behalf of the J. P. Starks family, I would like to take this time to thank you for your commitment and dedication as we venture in the era of COVID-19. I hope that you are all safe and taking the necessary precautions to remain healthy.
Even though campuses are closed, Dallas ISD is still dedicated to the education of scholars everywhere. Our campus will continue to provide quality online instructions through Class Dojo and Google Classroom. have observed wonderful lessons take place through these digital resources. At Home Learning Assignments are posted daily and attendance is taken ever Tuesday and Friday.
Please ensure that your scholar is taking daily advantage of the classes provided in order to remain on track for college and career readiness. If you have any questions, please reach out to your scholar's teacher through Zoom, Class Dojo, Emails or Calls. (Emails & Phone numbers can be located on our website.
Thank you for allowing us to continue to serve this community and this city.
Lynette Howard, Principal
We may not be in school, but... the learning doesn't stop! Learning & Literacy Continue
Extended At Home Learning Activities
Writing Activities about Home
- Pick a room (bedroom, living room, kitchen, family room, even bathroom!) and describe your dream version of it. What would it look like? What would it have in it?
- Write a conversation between two people in your home, or two imaginary people, where one person is surprised by something in the conversation.
- Write a conversation between two people in your home, or two imaginary people, who have a problem or disagreement that gets solved.
- Describe your favorite meal
- Interview a person in your family about their childhood. Ask about their favorite: games to play, foods to eat, and music to listen to. Write it up in your journal.
- Write a journal entry about how you're feeling and what your day was like.
- Write down your dreams
* Parents, take a picture of your child's daily journal and send it to your scholar's teacher. We would like to post them on our website and our twitter page.
* Reading and writing can be in English, or in your home language, or in a combination.
- Make a map of a room in your home
- Build towers and measure them
- Give your child a pre-determined weight or measurement and challenge them to find objects in the home that are that length/measurement and then check their accuracy.
- Play the Yes/No game. 2 Players. Use slips of paper or index cards and draw simple shapes or write numbers on them. Each player takes a card from the pile (face down) and holds it over their head. The object is to guess what's on your card, using only Yes or No questions (ex. Am I more than 10? Am I less than 15?). Keep asking questions until you get it correct.
- Play 24. Write down four numbers under 10, and try to make them add up to 24 using any mathematical operations (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.) Write down all the solutions you come up with.