As we work together to navigate the current situation, I have included below a list of activities that your child can work on to stay current with their learning.  Please feel free to message me through Class Dojo or e-mail if you have any questions.  My e-mail address is  sandra_austin@gateschili.org. Stay healthy and take care of yourselves and your families!

    -Mrs. Austin  :)     


    (*If students are asked to enter their e-mail address to log in on one of these sites, they use their school

    e-mail address which is: first name_ last name@students.gateschili.org.)


    Week 3 Remote Learning Suggestions:  Click on the file in Schoology (in the "Remote Learning" folder) for a list of assignments for March 30- April 4.  



    Weeks 1 and 2 and Extra Remote Learning Ideas:

    As a fifth grade team we have tried to provide you with a variety of activities for each subject area. There should be plenty of options to sustain learning for several weeks if necessary and we will be adding activities through these platforms as needed.  Most of these sites are accessed through the District website.  Go to gateschili.org, the "Students" tab, and you will see links to resources such as Class Link, eDoctrina, iReady, Microsoft Office 365 (for One Note), Schoology and the Library Media Center.  Should you have difficulty logging in to any of these sites, please message me through Class Dojo or my cell number, (585) 703-8756 and I will do my best to get you going. 



    • xTra Math practice
    • iReady (Go to “Teacher Assigned” lessons) Log in is first initial, last initial and student ID/lunch number for username, and the password is gates-ch. (If any student does not remember this number email or message me and I will get it to you!)
    • eDoctrina practice
    • com (Review all skills taught so far this year, and all fourth grade skills)
    • Any Puzzles or Challenge problems in One Note Math folder



    • eDoctrina practice
    • iReady - Log in is first initial, last initial and student ID/lunch number for the username, and gates-ch for the password.  (If any student does not remember this number email or message me and I will get it to you!)
    • Assigned Reading Comprehension questions in OneNote (in Section titled “At Home Lessons”
    • Storyworks activities in OneNote (using class password roadstar5)
    • scholastic.com  
    • Spelling City Activities and Pre/Post Tests


    Social Studies:

    • Read all resources in True Flix and Launchpacks found in Schoology about Mayans, Aztecs, and Incas. Answer questions about all three ancient civilizations (Questions found in One Note)  All True Flix resources can also be accessed from our Disney Library Media webpage with no need for a password. 




    Extra Enrichment Activities: (All resources found in Schoology or One Note)

    • Wonderopolis
    • Sketchnoting
    • Hour of Coding Activities
    • Independent Reading and Responses
    • Iditarod Activities- check the standings each day!!
    • Epic (Epic is providing all students with access to a free account until June - no credit card required to sign up!  If you did NOT receive your invitation via parent e-mail, please message me and I will help you get started.  If you prefer NOT to get your own account, you can log in to our class account by going to: www.getepic.com/students and signing in with our class code which is pum0348.  Happy reading!)
    Digital libraries:

    1- The International Children's Digital Library ICDK offers popular children’s books from all over the world.’The materials in the collection, all presented in the original languages in which they were published, reflect similarities and differences in cultures, societies, interests, and lifestyles of peoples around the world.’

    2- Epic‘Epic!’s ebook library includes many of the best kids books and popular books such as Fancy Nancy, Big Nate, Warriors, Ramona, and National Geographic Kids…Epic! costs only $4.99/month with the first month FREE and supports up to 4 individual child profiles per account.’

    3- StoryPlace ‘‘StoryPlace came about to provide children with the virtual experience of going to the Library and participating in the same types of activities the Library offers at its physical locations. First launched in 2000, StoryPlace has been newly redesigned to present favorite stories and activities in a format compatible with desktop and mobile devices. The site also now includes early literacy information for parents and caregivers.’

    4- Magic BloxWith a large and growing collection of eBooks for kids 1 to 13 years old, your children get to enjoy new books all the time from award winning authors and publishers from around the world.  In addition to titles you are familiar with from traditional publishers, they also have the opportunity to discover new stories from authors they've never heard of, or try out new languages they've never seen.’

    5- MightyBookWhere children learn to read with stories, songs, games, cartoons, comics and more. MightyBook is the perfect place for children who enjoy books, music, art, games and puzzles. You’ll find hundreds of original stories and songs, plus scores of classic books, poems and children’s songs. Everything is illustrated, animated and read out loud. Complete lesson plans and quizzes are included with many of the books and songs. You can sample a few of them on our free pages.’