high school - Learn at Home Supplements

District Endorsed Supplemental Learning
Out of District Supplemental Resources

Day 1

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder

  2. Consider your own perspective, and how your identity shapes your perspective of the story. Characters and stories can be mirrors, windows, and/or sliding glass doors (see this video of Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop’s explanation). Take 5-10 minutes to write how this story is a mirror, window, and/or door for you.

 

Science

 

Math

 

  • Read the New York Times’ “What’s Going on With This Graph?” [here]. Discuss the questions with a sibling or adult. Be sure to scan down the page before diving in to get a sense of what information is presented and what.

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.
       

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Newsela Topic: Choose a World History or Current Events article

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible

    • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 2

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder.

  2. Thinking about yesterday’s work, make a list of your identities or an identity map. (Example 1, 2). These identities can form powerful lenses for interpretation.

 

Science

 

Math

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.
       

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Pro con Discussion Topic: Gun Control

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible

  • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 3

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?   Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder. 

  2. Think about your book, all you have read so far, and write either a thematic-based summary or a character based one. Take about 5-10 minutes.

 

Science

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.
       

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Newsela Topic:  Choose a U.S. History or Current Events article

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.
       

  • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 4

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder. 
    Consider that characters have reasons for the things they do and the ways they are. Ask yourself what pressures might there be for this character? Do those pressures help me understand the character’s actions and decisions? In your notebook, write and/or sketch these pressures. Examples are here.

 

Science

 

Math

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.
       

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Pro con Discussion Topic: Vaping E-Cigarettes

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.
       

  • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 5

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder.

  2. Reflect on your work this week. Are you happy with your stamina and agency in reading? Think about a goal for future reading (volume, book choices, writing about reading). Decide on a goal and write how you can achieve it.

 

Science

 

Math

  • Read and discuss “What’s Going on With This Graph?” - Mar 4, 2020 [nytimes].

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Newsela Topic: Choose a Finance/Money or Current Events article

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.

  • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 6

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder.

  2. Consider how power dynamics, systems, and sources of power appear in your book. Write in your notebook about this- this can be a couple of paragraphs or power maps (examples).

 

Science

 

Math

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Pro con Discussion Topic: Climate Change

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.

  • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 7

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder.

  2. What theme(s) are appearing in your novel(s)? Spend 5-10 minutes tracing an emerging theme in your notebook.

 

Science

 

Math

  • Watch Ben Blum-Smith’s TED Talk titled “What does math have to do with democracy?” [youtube]. Read Galen Druke’s article about the Supreme Court decision [fivethirtyeight.com]. What is something interesting to you in the talk or article? Can you make any connections between your experiences or ideas, the talk or article, and mathematics?

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Pro con Discussion Topic: Standardized Tests

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.

  • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 8

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder. 

  2. Reflect back on the power dynamics in your novel. Pick one character and map their levels of power throughout the novel. Here is an example.

 

Science

 

Math

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Pro con Discussion Topic: Standardized Tests

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.

  • Search for YouTube workouts

 

Health

Day 9

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?  Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder. 

  2. Consider the various pressures on a character in your novel. Make a character map. Example here, here, and here.

 

Science

 

Math

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Newsela Topic: Choose a U.S. History or Science article

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.

  • YouTube workout:

 

Health

Day 10

Language Arts

  1. Read for 30 minutes. Don’t have a book?   Use Washington County Library card. There are also short stories in this folder.

  2. Think about what you have read these past two weeks, and the year so far. Create a book talk for a book you highly recommend. You can record yourself, write a recommendation, or use Adobe Spark.

 

Science

 

Math

 

Social Studies

  • Engage in your world and explore multiple perspectives.

    • Everyday, engage with current events by watching the 10 minute student news. 

    • On Newsela days, pick an article and select the highest appropriate reading level.

    • On Pro/Con Discussion days, examine the topic selected and be able to articulate at least two different viewpoints. To extend the discussion, ask a friend, parent, or guardian if they have a position on the topic that you investigated on that day.

  • Current Events 10 Minutes Pro con Discussion Topic: Homework

 

PE

  • Stay fit and be ready to return to class. Get 60 minutes of physical activity with 30 minutes at a moderate to vigorous level a day (cardio).

    • Keep a log. 

    • Each day should have some flexibility (dynamic warm up and static stretching).

    • Some days should include muscular strength and endurance for the upper body, lower body and core. 

    • Try something new. Get outside if possible.

  • YouTube workout:

 

Health