Navigating the OLS Recording:
What to do when the OLS or your internet is down:
- Read your favorite book (or a new one that could become a favorite)
- Do a science project.
- Make cookies and practice fractions, addition, multiplication…
- Have a pizza party and practice fractions, subtraction, addition…
- Make playdoh and make letters, spell words, make sculptures of art prints…
- Play a board game with money and practice people skills, addition…
- Make a snowman and talk about the differences between circumference, volume, mass, weight, radius, height, etc…
- Create a lesson for a P.E. class and then do the lesson.
- Do the next page in your math book.
- Do any of the lessons from the Student/Teacher Pages that can be done offline.
The literature lessons for the novels in the K12 curriculum can all be done offline.
Click here for a list of the novels to select from for the reading units (3rd-8th grade).
- Visit someone in your neighborhood and ask them about their childhood and the history they lived through
- Go on a scavenger hunt to learn or review concepts in science (different plants and their parts…animal groups…) or math (count items…add them…subtract them…) or reading (street names… business signs… license plates)
- Draw a picture using food items, carrot as a pen dipped in a sauce, lettuce as a brush or stamp, potato carved to stamp with, apple parts dipped…
- Think of something really weird and then do it/act it out/make it/describe it
- Create an animal (or other sculpture) out of edible items
- Try writing with your feet and talk about disabilities that people may have
- Write a letter to a famous person (dead or alive)
- Fingerpaint with puddings (good for practicing letters, shapes, spelling…)
- If you have a foreign language course, it can also be done independent of K12 if you request the student's username and password from your support teacher.