Tag: parent

  • Parent Guide: Five reasons why being kind makes you feel good

    Parent Guide: Five reasons why being kind makes you feel good

    This week in class, we’re reading “Five reasons why being kind makes you feel good — according to science” by Jo Cutler, Robin Banerjee. In the informational text, “Five reasons why being kind makes you feel good — according to science” Jo Cutler and Robin Banerjee discuss why being kind to others can improve your mood. […]

  • Parent Guide: Altruism

    Parent Guide: Altruism

    This week in class, we’re reading “Altruism: Why We Risk Our Own Well-Being to Help Others” by Kendra Cherry. In the informational text “Altruism: Why We Risk Our Own Well-Being to Help Others,” Kendra Cherry discusses various theories for why humans act altruistically. As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Community, Education & Knowledge, […]

  • Parent Guide: Working at the Hospital

    Parent Guide: Working at the Hospital

    This week in class, we’re reading “Working at the Hospital” by Barbara Radner. In the informational text “Working at the Hospital,” Barbara Radner describes the different jobs at the hospital. As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Community as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question : “What […]

  • Parent Guide: Readtheory KP Goal (50)

    Students will be assigned a Readtheory goal in Google Classroom that depends on their accumulated “Knowledge Point” score or KP. You can help support your child’s learning by asking them to show you their “Readtheory Dashboard” and recording their “Knowledge Point” total at the beginning of the week.  Periodically check that that number is increasing […]

  • Parent Guide: Nice Kids Finish First

    Parent Guide: Nice Kids Finish First

    This week in class, we’re reading “Nice Kids Finish First: Study Finds Social Skills Can Predict Future Success” by Audie Cornish. This interview from NPR’s All Things Considered, hosted by Audie Cornish, discusses a recent study’s findings that children who demonstrate more ‘pro-social’ skills – those who share more and who are better listeners – are more […]

  • Parent Guide: Readtheory KP Goal (100)

    Students will be assigned a Readtheory goal in Google Classroom that depends on their accumulated “Knowledge Point” score or KP. You can help support your child’s learning by asking them to show you their “Readtheory Dashboard” and recording their “Knowledge Point” total at the beginning of the week.  Periodically check that that number is increasing […]

  • Parent Guide: College students with disabilities are too often excluded

    Parent Guide: College students with disabilities are too often excluded

    This week in class, we’re reading “College students with disabilities are too often excluded” by Christa Bialka. In the informational text, “College students with disabilities are too often excluded,” Christa Bialka discusses how students with disabilities are not included in many on-campus activities. As your child reads, they will be considering the themes of Community and Prejudice […]

  • Hamlet: After Act 1 and 2(English 30)

    Major Response (30-1)”I know not seems.” In I, ii, 76, Hamlet claims that his grief is real, not just a show. Make a chart of all the occasions in Act 1 and 2 when there is a difference between the way a character seems to be and the way he or she really is. Create […]

  • While you read…Brave New World

    Using the format of a blog, comment at the end of each reading session on both the substance of your reading and its effects on you. Record pages or sections on which you are commenting. Record your impressions of characters, events, conflicts, descriptions. Record responses to your own questions. Record questions about the novel as […]

  • Is Polonius a Good Father?

    Write about whether or not you think Polonius is a good father. In your post, explain which of his actions were right and which were wrong. Create your own description of a good father. Write a letter to Polonius offering him advice about ways in which he could become a better parent. Trackback, svp.