Science/Social Studies

Week of June 8 - June 12


Scholastic News- Please log into Scholastic News using the code veryhappy9.  Click onto the Explore Current Issues tab at the top of the page. 


Monday: Scroll down the page to watch the video: Meet Sky Brown. 

  • Click open the magazine: Top of Her Game 

  • Look at the front cover.  What can you predict about the story from the cover, title, and other text features? 

  • Turn the page, read or listen to the article, “The Sky’s the Limit”. Take time to explore the text features. 

  • Turn to the last page.  Answer questions 1-4 regarding “Top of Her Game” in the “News Review” section. 

Tuesday: Click open the magazine and turn to the article, “Scholastic Summer Read-a-Palooza”. Read or listen to these two pages. Take time to explore the text features. 

  • Click the small pink tab (Close Reading Questions) in the bottom right hand corner.  Answer the questions.  

  • Turn to the last page.  Answer questions 5 and 6 in the “News Review” section. 

Wednesday: Turn to the article; “I’m Colorblind”. 

  • Read or listen to the article. 

  • Click onto and explore the “Click Here” tabs. 

Thursday: Turn to the 4th page 

  • Read or listen to the articles “Super Soaker” and “The Wheel Deal” 

  • Discuss the Talk About it question. 

  • Turn to the last page.  Explore the “News Map” and answer the questions. 

Friday: Finish up any work from the Scholastic News magazine you have not completed. When finished, click the “Teacher Resources” tab, scroll down to the bottom and play the Know the News game. 


If you have any questions, please email your teacher. 

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