Here are some awesome OPTIONAL activities for you to complete at home. They will surely help your mind and imagination get stronger:)



    Send us a picture to share with the class!


    • Click on the links below to explore any of these virtual field trips....


    Museum of the American Revolution

    Cape May County Zoo

    More Interactive Field Trips

    *After you complete a field trip, please write up a summary of 3 three things you learned.


    •  You can also explore....


    ET Hamilton Teacher Read Alouds 

    Fun things to do at home

    More things to do...



    •  There are a lot of cool companies that will give us free subscriptions for the rest of the school year.              
    • Time for kids is a great one for current events. 


    Check them out:

    Time for Kids FREE digital library





    • Don't forget to visit any of these....


    • PBS Kids
    • NASA Science Club
    • Amazing Space
    • Fun Brain
    • Math Playground
    • Math 24
    • National Geographic Kids
    • Duolingo
    • Epic books
    • Khan Academy
    • Scholastic Learn at Home Program   
    • GoNoodle    
    • FunBrain


    • There are also many STEM activities you can complete

         by visiting these websites:


    Science Buddies

    Fun STEM activities for kids

    More FUN STEM activities for kids..



    • I also encourage you to log into:

    Prodigy Math, iReady, Newsela, MobyMax, and ReadWorks to complete extra work




    • If you want to do one of the optional activities below, please create a new Google Doc on your Google Drive and share with me:


    FICTION choices:

    • Who are the characters in this story?
    • Where does the story take place?
    • When did it happen?
    • What was the problem?
    • How would you describe the main character?
    • How did the characters solve the problem?
    • How would you have solved the problem if this was you?
    • What questions would you ask if you were given an interview with the main character?
    • What parts of the text would you change?
    • Predict what happens in the future with these characters.
    • What was the funniest part of the story?
    • What was the saddest part of the story?
    • What is the theme?
    • How would you summarize the text?
    • How would you compare this text to another text of the same genre?
    • What is the main idea of the text?
    • Compose a song or poem about the main character.
    • Review the ending of the story.
    • Design the perfect career for the main character.
    • What connections can you make between your life and the book? Explain.
    • Write a letter to a character in the book. What would you say to the character?
    • If you could step into this story, what is the first thing you would do?
    • Choose one character and explain why you would or would not want to have him/her as a friend in real life.
    • Describe the setting(s) in the story. Can you make a connection to the place(s)?
    • From what you have read so far, what prediction can you make? What makes you think this will happen?


    NON FICTION choices:

    • What is the main idea of what you read?
    • Give three details to support the main idea.
    • What are some words you did not know if your text? Use a dictionary to define them.
    • Does this topic remind you of another topic or text you have read about before?
    • Write 3 important facts or new information from your text. 
    • Give 2 opinions about the topic.
    • Copy the part of your text you found to be the most interesting. Explain why it is interesting to you.
    • What text features do you see within your text? Give some examples.
    • What new questions do you have after reading this text?
    • Write a summary about what you read in your text today. Remember that a summary contains ONLY important FACTS.
    • What are your feelings and/or thoughts about this topic? Explain.