St. Michael's Academy

Inspired Minds

Faith-Filled Hearts

Tomorrow's Leaders

Ms. Diane Laporte



 Ms. Laporte
  
 
 

 

 

March 31, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians.

I will post new lessons for the children to complete during the period we are not at school. Please contact me with any questions you may have at d.laporte@smaspringfield.org

Also, I have secured free access to ABCmouse, Adventure Academy, and Reading IQ for all our students in preschool to grade 8. Use the link provided below to visit the sites and enter in our school code for access. Please email me if you have additional questions.

https://www.ageoflearning.com/school_closure_pdf/ParentLetter_AofL_SCHOOL4374.pdf

 

Please have the children continue typing practice at home using one of the links below.

Kindergarten

https://www.abcya.com/games/keyboarding_practice

https://www.abcya.com/games/typing_rocket_junior

https://www.tvokids.com/school-age/games/keyboard-climber

 

Please let me know if you need your child’s username and password for their typing.com account.

Grades 1 to 4

www.typing.com

 

Grades 5 to 8

Please have the children complete the online lessons below. In addition please have them continue to work on typing lessons at www.typing.com.

Grade 5

Visit a –z animal.com and choose an animal. Using Padlet.com, type your name and the name of the animal you chose. Also include a picture, the color of the animal, its skin type, what it eats, its size, and a fun fact about your animal as well.

https://a-z-animals.com/animals/

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade5a

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade5b

 

Grade 6
Visit Padlet.com and post one thing you are thankful for. Include pictures with your post. Also, don’t forget to complete your 10 typing sections at www.typing.com.

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade6a

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade6b

Grade 7

Click on the video link below to view the video about using Google Earth. Use the information to visit one location around the world.  Then visit Padlet.com to post the site you visited and your thoughts on using Google Earth. Also, don’t forget to complete your 10 typing sections at www.typing.com.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHe3ag3i8v8

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade7a

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade7b

www.typing.com

Grade 8

If you have not submitted your poetry book, please do so to get credit for the assignment in Praxi.
View the video below by clicking on the link. Post your thoughts on the video and whether you were able to use Google Earth to visit Mars. Click on the Padlet.com link for your class to post.  Don’t forget to complete your 10 typing sections at www.typing.com.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjcCF6cIlPw

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade8a

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade8b

https://padlet.com/d_laporte/grade8c

 
 
Education
  • M.Ed.  Education, Lesley University, Cambridge

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