INFORMACIÓN DEL DISTRITO DENISON ISD COVID-19

Thank you for joining us here as we continue to help our Yellow Jacket learners keep growing academically.

Visit this site regularly for updates and additions to the content provided by teachers for your student. 

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Dear Students and Families,

   We sincerely hope all of you are well and staying safe. Your teachers have been working hard to provide you with learning opportunities at home. We encourage you to follow the lesson plans provided and enjoy reviewing skills you have mastered this year as well as new learning.

   The reading and writing assignments can be done as a family. Please use books you have at home, picture books online, or passages provided at your school. Students K-6 can work together using the same book.

   Math and Science lessons have fun videos to watch and activities to pick and choose from. Some videos feature DISD teachers you may recognize!

If you need a hard copy of materials posted online, they are available on your campus. Schools are open between the hours of 9:00am to noon.

   Your education is so important to us. We have supplied a daily schedule with suggested times for learning, eating, exercising and playing.

We miss you dearly and hope to see you soon.

DISD Teachers

READING LINKS

These are some of the best online resources for picture book read-a-louds and materials:

 

Paper packets (can be picked up at school) will include Kindergarten level fiction and non-fiction stories and articles.​

B.Mac Band

Click here to access the band website with lessons.

P.E. LINKS

PRE-ATHLETICS

SCHEDULE

Pre-Athletics  

B. McDaniel Intermediate

Home Workouts

MONDAY

  • Warm Up: 20 jumping jacks, 10 sky rockets 

  • Workout:

  • *High knees in place- 60 seconds

  • *Jumping Air Squats- 45 seconds

  • *HIGH Planks (push up position)- 45 seconds

  • *Sit ups- 60 seconds

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  • Repeat X 4!

 

TUESDAY

Workout option 1: Follow along with the attached video link to get your daily workout in! > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_A_HjHZxfI&feature=youtu.be

 

Workout option 2: Get outside and get active! Take a walk/jog WITH a family member around your block. At each corner, OR stop sign, alternate between the following:

  • Workout:

  • *20 Jumping Luges

  • *10 Sky Rockets

  • *20 Air Squats

  • *10 Jumping Jacks

  • Dribble a basketball or soccer ball around the block if you can!

 

WEDNESDAY

  • Warm Up: 20 high knees in place (with hands overhead), 10 push ups

  • Workout:

  • *Sky rockets- 60 seconds

  • *30 Bicycles (ab reps of elbow to opposite knee, make sure you are fully extending legs when necessary)

  • *Planks- hold 45 seconds

  • *5 Burpees

  • Repeat X 4!

THURSDAY

Workout option 1: “SALLY UP/ SALLY DOWN’S” > Follow along with the attached video link to get your daily workout in! Every time you hear the work “up” come up from a squat, push up or sit up. Every time you hear the word “down” go down for a squat, push up or sit up. Have a family member participate with you!! > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gPDULwKOkY

 

Workout option 2: Get outside and get active! Take a walk/jog WITH a family member around your block. At each corner, OR stop sign, alternate between the following:

  • *20 Jumping Luges

  • *10 Sky Rockets

  • *20 Air Squats

  • *10 Jumping Jacks

  • Dribble a basketball or soccer ball around the block if you can!

 

FRIDAY

  • Pick your workout day!

  • Stay active!!

HOW TO USE OUR ONLINE LEARNING 

LESSONS

LESSON PLANS WITH LINKS

NOTICE REGARDING 6TH GRADE SCIENCE: 

Student login to www.stemscopes.com is student’s first initial then last name.  Their password is their student ID# which is their lunch number.  For example, Henry Nunn login would be hnunn, and his password would be 50390. 

If students do not have internet access, a printed copy of their work can be picked up at the B. McDaniel office.

6th Grade – Week of April 6 

 

 Monday, April 6 

 

ELAR (60 minutes).

This week will focus on lyric poetry. TEKS are 2B, 2C, 3, 5F, 8B, 9F, and 11D 

All the assignments will come from your myPerspective Reading Consumable. 

  • Read: Read page 190 and 191 to learn about the characteristics of lyric poetry, text elements, line breaks and rhyme scheme. Practice what you have learned by answering the questions on the bottom of page 191. 

  • Next, read the background of the poem Predators at the top of page 193. This will help you understand the poem. Read Predators by Linda Hogan on page 194. Read it several times, slowly, to help your understanding. 

  • Discuss with an adult: What questions are you asking yourself? What questions do you have for the poet? 

  • Writing Prompt: Make inferences.  Reread the last four lines of the poem and then answer questions in a journal. What is the speaker worried about? Cite text evidence to support your inference.  

Math 

Area of Rectangles and Parallelograms  

  • Watch Videos: 

    Complete Worksheet pages: 

    • Chapter 9 Lesson 5 Extra Practice  

    • Chapter 9 Lesson 6 Extra Practice  

    • Or if you picked up a textbook: 

    • Textbook pg. 719 #1-10  

    • And pg. 731 #1-8 

  •  **Advanced Math: Mrs. Smith would like her students to complete TWO Imagine Math lessons a week in addition to the above assignments. 

 

Science 

Classifying Rocks www.stemscopes.com 

  • Review words through Picture Vocabulary 

  • Watch the Content Connections Video 

  • Take the Pre-Assessment Quiz 

 

 Tuesday, April 7 

 

ELAR (60 minutes) 

This week will focus on lyric poetry. 

Before Reading: Read the background information on The Naming of Cats on page 193 in the middle. 

  • Read: The Naming of Cats on p. 195 by T.S. Eliot. Re-read several times and underline words you don’t understand. Using context clues, write in the margin what you think the word means. Are some words made up by the author? 

  • Analyze: In “The Naming of Cats,” how is a cat’s secret name different from its other names? Explain. 

  • Discuss: How does the poet feel about cats? How do you know? How do you feel about cats? 

  • Writing Prompt:  Think about your name. Answer the following questions in your journal in complete sentences.

    • How did you get your name? 

    • What is your nickname?

    • Do you have a secret name you call yourself?

    • What would your writer name be?

    • What would your secret undercover spy name be?

    • If you could have named yourself, what would you be called? 

Math 

Area of Triangles  

  • Review Monday’s video  

  • Complete Worksheet pages: 

    • Chapter 9 Lesson 7 Extra Practice  

    • Or if you picked up a textbook: Textbook pg. 743 

 

Science 

Classifying Rocks www.stemscopes.com 

  • Read the STEMscopedia passage about Classifying Rocks 

  • Complete Progress Monitoring Quiz 

 

 Wednesday, April 8 

 

ELAR (60 minutes) 

This week will focus on lyric poetry. 

  • Before Reading: Read the background information on Nikita on page 193 at the bottom. 

  • Read: Nikita on p. 196 by Alberto Rios.  Re-read several times. 

  • Ask yourself: In Nikita, what happened to Mrs. Russo’s son? Why does Mrs. Russo want to protect the cat? 

  • Discuss: What are you picturing in your head as you read this poem? What words does the poet use to help create a visual picture in your head? What do you feel as you read this? 

  • Writing Prompt: Imagine you are Nikita.  Write a letter to Mrs. Russo on a clean sheet of paper. Tell her what you enjoy about being in her backyard but also tell her you are sorry about her son dying. Draw a picture to illustrate this poem at the bottom of the letter.  

 

Math 

Area of Trapezoids 

Science 

Classifying Rocks www.stemscopes.com 

  • “Reading Science” passage about Classify Rocks and respond to the questions at the end 

 

 

Thursday, April 9 

 

ELAR (60 minutes) 

This week will focus on lyric poetry. 

  • Re-read all three poems on pp. 194-196. Which poem did you most enjoy reading? How would you explain your choice? 

  • Review: Carefully read the information about text structure and line breaks on p. 191.  

  • Practice: In a journal, answer questions 1-4 in the yellow box on p. 199. Have an adult check your work. 

  • Writing Prompt: Write your own lyric poem about cats. You can write about a cat you own, a cat you know, a cat that lives in the wild, etc. You choose. Review the characteristics of lyric poems on p. 190 before you begin. Illustrate your poem if you have time. Give your poem to someone who is lonely during this time. 

Math 

Volume of Rectangular Prisms 

 

Science 

Classifying Rocks www.stemscopes.com 

  • Take the Post-Assessment 

  • Watch the Science Rock Video 

 

 

 GOOD FRIDAY – SCHOOL HOLIDAY 

 

ELAR 

Math 

Science 

Websites for Extra Resources for Classifying Rocks in Science: 

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