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Flori Huitt, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction | Heidi Aranda, Senior Director of Curriculum Development

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Middle School ELD II - Week Three

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Middle School ELD 2

Week 3 April 20-24

Weekly Packet

Learning Objectives: Students will be able to: 

  • learn and use important vocabulary about sports in reading, writing, and listening activities. 
  • write an opinion paragraph. 
  • correctly use the present perfect and the past perfect tense. 
  • write in a daily journal, keep a log of daily exercise or follow the steps in a recipe. 

Reading & Writing 
Choose one or two articles about sports. Read each article from newsela.com, complete the quiz and writing activity. 
Men and Women's US Soccer 
Sports and Running: How Fast Can People Run?   
Go to Clever, then login to IXL, complete at least 2 days of week 3 for 1 of these. 
IXL Spring Spotlight Learning Plan (Beginner/Intermediate)  
IXL Spring Spotlight Learning Plan (Intermediate/Advanced) 

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Videos & Writing  
Watch the three videos. Choose one activity to write a paragraph with at least 5 sentences about how you can use one of the techniques this week. 
Videos to Watch 
How to practice soccer at home 
Home exercise to boost your day 
Easy dance routine to the song “That’s What I Like” 
Writing Exercise  
Opinion Writing: Do you like exercise or dancing? Why? Write a one to five sentence paragraph on a sheet of paper explaining your opinion. 

Grammar 
Review the perfect tenses.  Click on the links and do the exercises on your computer.  Check your answers. 
Present perfect--all forms 
Past perfect--declarative and negative 

Past perfect--interrogative 

Listening 
Listen to these clips from Randall’s Listening Lab, write your answers and share them with your teacher. 
World Cup Soccer 
Martial Arts 
Snow Skiing 

Projects 
Writing Project – Continue with your daily journal by writing what you do every day. (If you don’t know what to write, talk about your favorite sport.  What do you love to play or what do you love to watch? What new sport would you want to learn?) 
Get Active Project – Keep a log of your physical activity for one week. Try to find a way to stay active for at least 30 minutes a day by going outside, taking a walk with your family, challenging your siblings to a race, or even a few pushups during study breaks.  Write down how you feel at the ends of those days.  At the end of the week, write how you felt about the whole week.  Did being active help your mood? Will you continue to stay active?  
Cooking Project- Make your own sports drink with electrolytes. 
Homemade Gatorade - Link (Scroll down for recipe) 

Games 
Click on the link below. Spend 10 minutes every day practicing your typing skills. 
Typing Game Link - Typing Club 
Go to the first lesson and click on the space bar. 
Typing Game Link - Dance Mat Typing 

Vocabulary

Soccer (noun): a game played between two teams of 11 players in which a round ball is moved toward a goal usually by kicking 
Exercise (noun): physical activity that is done in order to become stronger and healthier 
Activity (noun): something that is done for pleasure and that usually involves a group of people 

Routine (noun): a regular way of doing things in a particular order 
Journal (noun): a book in which you write down your personal experiences and thoughts 
Electrolytes (noun): any one of various substances in the fluid of your body that control how your body processes waste and absorbs vitamins, minerals, etc. 

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