Mrs. Krutsch's AIG classes
Mrs. Krutsch teaches at Dillard Drive and Swift Creek Elementary Schools. She's at Dillard Drive in the morning on Monday, all day Tuesday, and the afternoon on Wednesday and Friday. She's at Swift Creek in the afternoon on Monday, all day Thursday, and in the morning on Wednesday and Friday.
Do you need suggestions for what to read this summer? How about books from the Middle School Battle of the Books contest? Here's a link to the list. MSBOB
Some books that I love
Links to spark your curiosity:
Winter Solstice Time Lapse
Really Cool Graphs
Do you love the In the Balance Puzzles? You can get the ones designed for grades 7-9 by clicking here.
This is a link to the character strength survey. Many of my students wish to take it. This is the youth version. At the beginning it will ask for student first name, last name, and ID.
Just a first name and last initial is sufficient. CHECK WITH YOUR PARENTS FIRST. Here's a link about privacy: www.viacharacter.org/www/About-Institute/Privacy-Policy (My version doesn't collect birthday or gender.)
Here's the actual link:
Google Classroom: Remember, if it asks for your email, it's firstname.lastname@example.org (your wake id is usually first initial, middle initial, last name)
Here's what we're working on.
Grade 3: Fairy Tales
Grade 4 ELA: Point of View
Grade 5 ELA: What's Your Opinion?
Grade 4 Math: Problem Solving Strategies
Grade 5 Math: More Problem Solving Strategies.
Former Students Classroom
Class Code: vfpg7rc
You may view the Google Slides from this year's AIG parent presentation, if you are interested. Here's the link: Parent Presentation
48 Essential Links for the Parents of Gifted Students
This is from 2012, but most of the links are still valid.
PAGE OF WAKE COUNTY
PAGE is a nonprofit volunteer run organization of parents, teachers and others interested in supporting and encouraging the development of gifted students by promoting an understanding of the characteristics and needs of gifted students and fostering local appropriate educational opportunities for them at home, school and in the larger community.