Curiosity Films

A 5th-grade project based learning class. Sí se puede. Se habla Geo-Inquiry aquí.

Curiosity Films

Jim Bentley

I'm a teacher in the Elk Grove School District, a National Faculty for the Buck Institute for Education, and a National Geographic Fellow. I'm passionate about project-based learning, Geo-Inquiry, writing, filmmaking, civic education, and technology integration.

INDEPENDENT WORK: THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2020

Speaking & Listening: Listen to the Lost Boys Listenwise story. Watch the four videos. (no questions or quiz) Finish the Rescue Jet Suit questions Finish the Rescue Jet Suit Quiz Reading: Finish your Flipgrid for the 6 Days of Good News(ela) reading from today.

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Independent Work: Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Reading: Finish A Long Walk To Water Flipgrid for chapters 6 & 7. Finish ANY CHAPTER QUESTIONS NOT YET DONE. OR ANY FLIPGRIDS NOT YET DONE.   Speaking & Listening: Do the Rescue Jet Pack Quiz. ANSWER THE QUESTIONS FOR THE JET PACK STORY.

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Independent work: Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Reading/Writing: Finish chapter 1 and 2 questions for A Long Walk To Water. Finish the Flipgrid as well. Math: Practice L20 for IXL math.

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Independent Work: Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Reading: Finish your 12 Days of Good News(ela) Flipgrid responses for Days, 1, 2, and 3 for the articles you read. Math: Practice IXL Math L20 Writing: Finish A Long Walk To Water Chapter 1 Response Questions.

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Independent Work: Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Finish Newsela Quiz, Writing, Power Words for Human Rights article. Math: Practice IXL L11

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Independent Work: Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Reading: Finish making annotation (1-2 in blue) in Newsela about something really important OR something surprising. COMPLETE THE POWER WORDS. COMPLETE THE WRITE PROMPT. COMPLETE THE QUIZ. Math: Practice IXL Math L11

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Independent Work: Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Reading: Finish Newsela Quiz 790 Lexile Penguin story; Finish Write Prompt. FINISH ANY FRINDLE QUIZZES NOT YET DONE. Writing: IXL Language Arts Sentences: JJ4, JJ5, JJ6

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Independent work: Monday, November 16, 2020

Math: Big Book page 275, Q’s 7-14 IXL: Writing, Practice JJ4, JJ5, JJ6 Reading: Choose ONE Newsela article to free read and TAKE THE QUIZ.

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Independent Work: Thursday, November 12, 2020

Reading: Finish reading or rereading the Newsela article: Cultural practices manage fires. Answer the questions in the margin. Answer the Write prompt question. Take the quiz. IF you score 50% or lower, drop down a lexile, reread, retake the quiz. Math: IXL L8: Adding fractions with unlike denominators.  

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Independent work: Monday, November 9, 2020

Reading: Finish reading Newsela article Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided U.S. Annotate following directions in article. Take quiz when finished. Math: IXL F10 FIRST. Then practice L1, L2, L3, L4  

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