The Nighthawk Talk
Your Quest for Excellence!
Edition #2---What's Cooking?
Last week, there were activities focused around the weather. How did you do? If you did not have a chance to check it out or did not finish working on the activities go to Edition #1.
ALERT: Let's start a gallery of photos! Send pictures of you working on activities, reading, or of any finished projects to email@example.com. I will post them on the John Ross Library Facebook page as well as randomly selecting some for this newsletter. What are you waiting for--get cookin' !
Grades Pre-K-2: Let's Cook Together
Cooking together offers many learning opportunities for talking about math. This site has tips for families and recipes to try.
Grades Pre-K-2: My favorite tradition is...
Have an adult or older sibling help you understand the word tradition.
On a piece of paper, draw a favorite family tradition.
Pretend this is your refrigerator! What is inside? Write some details about this tradition on the back of the drawing.
What traditions do you have on your favorite holiday? Describe how you feel on your favorite holiday.
Do you have a favorite snack that you enjoy time and time again? With an adult, make that favorite snack.
Pre-K-2: Cook, Eat, Repeat!
Pre-K-2nd: Saying Goodbye to Technology -Digital Citizenship cont. (commonsensemedia.org)
Sometimes it can be hard to get off of a device when you're having fun!
Watch this video for tips on how to say goodbye to a device when your time is up.
Ask the following questions:
1.Do you ever have a hard time pausing when you're in the middle of watching a show or playing a game? If so, why do you think it's hard to pause?
2. Why do you think it's important to stop what you're doing and pause for people, even if you don't want to?
Grades 3rd-5th: Baking Math for Families and Young Children
10 habits to form to employ math skills in baking.
Grades 3rd-5th: Food is All Around Me!
Look at the different restaurants in the Edmond area. Identify 5 different cultural traditions you see around town.
Grades 3rd-5th: Cook, Eat, Repeat
Hands on cooking activities help children develop confidence and skill. Following recipes encourages children to be self directed and independent, it also teaches them to follow directions and develop problem-solving skills. Here's some recipes you can follow:
Grades 3rd-5th: The Power of Words Online-Digital Citizenship cont. (commonsensemedia.org)
Discuss the power of words especially when chatting online and answer these questions with an adult at home:
1. Why do you think the other player made those comments to Guts?
2. What did Guts do in response to the mean words?
3. How is getting called names online similar to getting called names in person?
4. What are the rules of S.T.O.P.? What can you do if someone is mean to you online?
IXL Super Summer Challenge
Who can answer at least 60 questions this week?
Woo hoo! Give it up for these students who practiced IXL during the week of June 7th!
Free Summer Meals
Student Ed. Tech Website
Summer Reading Challenge