9-12 years old Weekly Activities
Does this look like where you want to work?
If so, you may want to be a mechanical engineer when you grow up!
growth mindset story
Reading practice for
Paragraph 1: The sun is a huge, bright ball of fire in the sky. It gives us light and warmth every day. We need the sun to grow plants, feel happy, and stay healthy. But remember, never look directly at the sun, as it can hurt our eyes.
Paragraph 2: The moon is like the Earth's special friend in the sky. It shines at night and looks like a big circle. Sometimes, it's a full moon, and other times, it's just a sliver. People have sent astronauts to the moon to learn more about it. Maybe one day, we'll visit the moon too!
Paragraph 1: Dolphins are incredible creatures that live in the ocean. They are mammals, just like us, and are known for their playful behavior. Dolphins swim together in groups called pods, and they use sounds and clicks to communicate with each other.
Paragraph 2: The Great Barrier Reef is a fantastic place under the sea. It's the largest coral reef in the world and home to colorful fish and other sea creatures. We must take care of the reef and the oceans, so these animals can keep living in their beautiful home.
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Numerical skills: Sudoku Game 6 by 6
Social/Emotional: Screen time reflection
1. Think about how long you spend on your devices (phones, laptops, etc)
2. Think about how it makes you feel while using the phone vs after using it
3. Keep writing down your observations each day of the week to reflect on your screen time
Reading practice for 5th and 6th grade
Paragraph 1: The ancient Egyptians built the Great Pyramid of Giza as a tomb for Pharaoh Khufu. It's one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is made of massive limestone blocks. The pyramid's construction is a testament to the engineering skills of the ancient Egyptians.
Paragraph 2: The Battle of Gettysburg was a crucial moment during the American Civil War. It took place in 1863 in Pennsylvania. Thousands of soldiers fought bravely, and the Union's victory marked a turning point in the war.