Monday, March 8, 2021

Women’s History Month –Writing Prompts Ideas to Inspire Young Writers

  • Who is the most influential woman you know?  How does she inspire you?
  • Do you think women have equal rights to men today?  Why or why not?
  • Why do we need a special month to honor women?
  • What types of stereotypes do people have about women?  Why can stereotyping be dangerous?
  • List three important qualities women should have and three important qualities that men should have.  Were the traits you listed different for men and women?  What can you learn by examining these differences?

  • Do you think men and women are naturally different from one another?  Why or why not?
  • What are some of the biggest challenges that women face today?  How will these change in the next 20 years?
  • Research a woman who was the first female to work in a traditionally male field.  What kind of struggles do you think she faced?
  • Why is it hard for women to gain access to jobs and communities that are traditionally male?  How will others in the field perceive her?
  • What are some important gains women have made throughout history?
  • Which achievement made by feminists are you most thankful for?  Why?
  • When do you think America will have its first female president?
  • Eleanor Roosevelt once said: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.”  How does this quote relate to feminism and the struggle for equal rights?  How can you use it to inspire your own actions?
  • Who is your favorite historical female figure?  What do you admire about her?

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Women Who Changed the World (Books Read Aloud Online)

Click the full screen toggle at the bottom of the Google Slide embed. Click one of the book cover and watch/listen to the story about a woman who made a difference in the world.


Sunday, February 7, 2021

Popular Children's Books That were Made into Movies

 Popular Children's Books That were Made into Movies

This list of children's book to movie adaptations ranks the best of these children's books that have been adapted into feature films. Children's books made into movies are always fun because children already know the characters. Enjoy reading these titles!




Tuesday, February 2, 2021

New Ipad APPs for ebooks on Classlink!

 The following APPs are available in Classlink. When you are using an iPad, just click one of these APPs to get to the ebooks.  You do not need username or password.


Monday, August 31, 2020

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Summer Boredom Busters : Remote Learning Resources

Good news!
Capstone has curated a collection of free printables and educational activities for kids’ exploratory learning while practicing social distancing. From fun activities with kids’ favorite book characters to inspiring STEAM activities to get them excited about science and easy crafting ideas they can make at home, Capstone hopes these resources will not only help keep kids busy in a constructive way, but also support their ongoing learning. Capstone will be adding more free resources continuously, so check back often for new projects for 
helping teach kids at home.                                             
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Monday, June 15, 2020

Have a Great Summer!

Distance learning has been quite an adventure!  Thank you to all of the students and parents for working diligently and exploring this new side of education together.  It was a pleasure teaching and learning with you.  Hope you have a GREAT summer! 

Monday, June 8, 2020

K-2 "My Favorite Food for an Indoor Picnic" Project

What kind of food would you like for a picnic? List them in this Buncee, and add stickers, animations, or photos for each item. If you are able to find these foods, you can also invite your whole family to a fun picnic at-home!  
Salu S. Gr. 2 Maya M. Gr. 1 Binty S. Kindergarten Sylvanie S Gr. 2 Amsu S. Kindergarten Sophia R. Gr. 2 Amber B. Gr. 2 Daviana S. Gr. 1 Dominic C. Gr. 1 Preston B. Gr. 1 Qasim S. Kindergarten Jillian R. Kindergarten Chad M. Kindergarten Jordyn M. Kindergarten John M. Kindergarten Zion M. Gr. 1 Bryce F. Gr. 1 Richard R. Gr. 1 Dylan S. Gr. 2 Zavier M. Gr. 1 Rhianne M. Gr. 2 Ismaail H. Kindergarten Robi M. Kindergarten Sharvinn K. Gr. 2 Naqi A. Kindergarten Faith P. Gr. 1  
Asif R. Gr. 2 Imran R. Gr. 2 Gabriel M. Gr. 2 Haylee M. Gr. 1 Aleena R Gr.1 Hamnah J. Kindergarten Mason S. Gr. 1 Sophia R. Gr. 2 Ryan R. Kindergarten Myles V. Kindergarten Alex N. Kindergarten Austin G. Gr. 1 Bria F. Gr. 1 Jack M. Kindergarten Adrianna C. Kindergarten Aiza C. Gr. 1 Cynthia P. Gr. 2 Sophia O Gr. 1 Abdul S. Gr. 1 Maya G. Kindergarten Winston C. Kindergarten Noah S. Kindergarten Andrew A. Gr. 1 Noah G. Gr. 2 Simhar N. Gr. 2

Gr. 3-6 "Create a Family Gratitude Jar" Project

Practicing gratitude is a great way to encourage appreciation for yourself, others, and the world around you. Using text, images, stickers, and drawings, create a digital gratitude jar that holds everything you feel thankful for. Then, pass your gratitude jar to your family members, and encourage them to express their gratitude as well! Divya D. Gr. 5 Jaida G. Gr. 6 Jaden P. Gr. 6 Mania I. Gr. 6 Aaminah N. Gr. 6 Raymond M. Gr. 6 Noor N. Gr. 6 Landon L. Gr. 6 Maya V. Gr. 5 Aidan A. Gr. 5 Rafael M. Gr. 5 Marley P. Gr. 5 Isabel H. Gr. 5 Brandon G. Gr. 5 Chase M. Gr. 4 Cheick T. Gr. 4 Adil Gr. 4 Mia Gr. 3 Hakan B. Gr. 3 Aidan F. Gr. 3 Nicole J. Gr. 3 Corey S. Gr. 3 Isobel G. Gr. 3 Rizwan N. Gr. 3 Braylen F. Gr. 3 Gabriel J. Gr. 3 Leyla M. Gr. 4 Chloe M. Gr. 4 Brandon G. Gr. 5 Aqsa A. Gr. 4 Susan B. Gr. 5 Arlene N. Gr. 6 Ameena R. Gr. 4 Aviva F. Gr. 4 Sanaa D. Gr. 6 Sarah G. Gr. 4 Braylen F. Gr. 3 Talia B. Gr. 5 Isabella D. Gr. 6 Bharrat S. Gr. 4 Harlye S. Gr. 6 Dezirae W. Gr. 6 Michael Potash Gr. 6 Mubeen K. Gr. 4 Jordan G. Gr. 6

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Gr. 6 Family Recipe Project

Spend some quality time with your family during this quarantine by cooking together! Choose a favorite recipe, or find a recipe on Destinydiscover that you would like to try out with your family.Once you choose a recipe, record the ingredients and the step by step directions in your Buncee. Have fun cooking or baking the recipe together! When you're done, include a photo of your creation! Myles B. Maryam K. Michael Peralta Junior Karina M. Raymond M. Andrew R. Angel N. Jaida G. Landon Michael Potash Sarah Y. Leah B. Isabella D. Jordan G.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Gr. 1 Dinosaur Project

First grade students read a nonfiction e book about a dinosaur of their choice using My Capstone Library. After they learn about the dinosaur they chose, they answer the questions on Google Doc and some students even created a buncee. Great job! Richard Maya M. Bria Austin G.

Kindergarten 'Virtual Field Trip to the Farm' Project

Kindergarten students read a fun story with a farm setting such as Click,Clack, Moo or Giggle, Giggle, Quack on BookFlix and chose to read at least 2 of the ebook choices to learn about farmers, crops, animals and farm machines on ebook platforms such as Pebble Go and My Capstone Library. They used Buncee to show what they learned. Great job! Shannon K. Kindergarten Noah S. Kindergarten Mason B. Adrianna C. Mursallen Naqi Raleah Amsu Jordyn M. Hamnah Maya G. John M. Zoey Chad Jack Ismaail Alex Qasim Myles V. Robi Ryan R. Jillian Winston Pablo

Monday, May 11, 2020

Gr. 2 Ocean Wonders Project

Our second grade students learned about oceans, ocean creatures, and ocean wonders by reading e books on Follett Lightbox, My Capstone Library, Pebble Go, Book Flix, and Facts4me. Then, they create a Buncee poster or presentation on what they learned about oceans. Great job! Jasmine Rogenie Sylvanie Sania J. Raabia Shayon Jayden H. Jayden H. Sharvinn Sophia R. Christian D. Blake Amber B. Rhianne Evan F. Aminata Imran Asif Dylan

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