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Mrs Garcia

Mrs. Garcia's Student Wiki Pages

 

          

Weekly Assignments

 

Week of Nov. 29-Dec. 17:

     MAP Testing

     **If students finish early they will go to Great Websites for Students by grade level.

 

 

Week of November 21-22, 2010

     

 1. Content Objective:Technology Focus

           NETS:

               1. Use Technology Operations: Browser, Google Search 

             2. Research and gather information

               3. Be creative and innovative

       4. ScienceStandard #3 Science and Society. 

        Understand how scientific discoveries, inventions, practices, and knowledge influence, and are influenced by individuals and societies.

5.Benchmark #1:  Explain how scientific discoveries and inventions have changed individuals and societies.

        6.Performance Objective 2:  Describe how various technologies have affected the lives of individuals.

        7. Invention Convention Handouts:

     Parent Letter

     Intent to Invent Form

     Example of Student Ideas

     Judge's Form (This is how you will be judged)

 

 

Students will use these Websites today:  

Brain Pop: Simple Machines  (see me for username/password)

Edhead's Tool Shed Activity

Invent Now- Creative Examples of Student Inventors

Modern Marvels: Inventors and their Inventions

Inventor's Toolbox

Leonardo's Mysterious Machinery

Websites on Leonardo Da Vinci

A Guide to Inventions

Build it Yourself

Inventor’s Toolbox2

Famous Inventors

Inventing a New Pencil

Inventors and Inventions

Inventors Hall of Fame

More Inventions and Inventors

Invention at Play

Marvelous Machines: Simple Machine Experiments

Kids' Web Classroom Websites of Simple Machines

Spotlight on Simple Machines

Google Safe Search for Kids

 

 

 

You may download this template to use for your Invention Convention Presentation.

 

  

Week of Nov.3-19, 2010

  1. Content Objective NETS:Technology Focus

         a. Technology Operations: Use technology effectively and productively. Word Processing practice using home row keys to create a Fall picture. Baseline data for keyboarding. Intro to online keyboarding program to practice home row keys.

         b. Communicate and Collaborate: Students will create Tech Lab Rules and a Tech lab mission and vision statement.

           c. Tech Resources: Application: Microsoft Word, Browser: Firefox,

 

3. Language Objective: Microsoft Word Processing, tool bar, home row keys, format, font, alignment, margins, mission statement, vision statement

 

 4. Learning Sequence:  

     a. Students will do a baseline home row typing test using Fingerjig.

     b. Students will enter data in data folders.

     c. Using document camera I will demonstrate home row key positions.

     d. Reinforce home row positions by going to Dance Mat Typing Home Row Intro.

     e. Students will use correct keyboarding skills to create a Fall pumpkin picture.  Keyboard Pumpkin Example Keyboard Pumpkin  Directions

 

 

Students will use these links for class today:

 

Fingerjig

 

 

Dance Mat Typing

 

 

Keyboard Pumpkin Example

 

 

Keyboard Pumpkin  Directions   

        

 

Week of Nov.3-13, 2010 (PD/Election Day)

 

1.  Content Area: Technology Applications
     a. Materials/Resources (Including Software): Microsoft Word, Internet Browser (Firefox)


2. Technology Focus:

     Content Objective NETS:

         a. Technology Operations: Word Processing practice using home row keys to create a Fall picture.

 

3. Language Objective: pumpkin, Microsoft Word Processing, tool bar, home row keys, format, font, allignment, margins

 

 4. Learning Sequence:  

     a. Students will do a baseline homerow typing test using Fingerjig.

     b. Students will enter data in data folders.

     c. Using document camera I will demonstrate home row key positions.

     d. Reinforce home row positions by going to Dance Mat Typing Home Row Intro.

     e. Students will use correct keyboarding skills to create a Fall pumpkin picture.

  

Keyboard Pumpkin Example

            

 Keyboard Pumpkin  Directions

 

Week of Nov. 3-5, 2010

 

1.  Content Area: Technology Applications
     a. Materials/Resources (Including Software): Microsoft Word


2. Technology Focus:

     Content Objective NETS:

         a. Technology Operations: Word Processing practicing home row keys with a Fall picture.Understanding the tool box of Microsoft Word.

 

3. Language Objective: page setup, margins, font, alignment, center, format, font size, font color, home row keys,              Microsoft Word toolbox

 

 4. Learning Sequence: Students will use correct keyboarding      skills to create a pumpkin picture.

 Keyboard Pumpkin  Directions

 Keyboard Pumpkin Example

 

Week of Oct.25-29, 2010

 

1.  Content Area: Technology Applications
     a. Materials/Resources (Including Software): Microsoft Word


2. Technology Focus:

     Content Objective NETS:

         a. Technology Operations: Word Processing practicing home row keys with a holiday picture.

 

3. Language Objective: pumpkin, jack-o-lantern,

 

 4. Learning Sequence: Students will use correct keyboarding skills to create a jack-o-lantern picture.

 Keyboard Pumpkin  Directions

Keyboard Pumpkin Example

 

 Math Smartboard Download

 

5. If time allows- Students can go to the following sites:

 

 

***Trick or Treat Safety Game

 

  

Carve Pumpkin 1

 

 

Carve a Pumpkin 2

 

 

Pumpkin Carving

 

 

Pumpkin carving with scary music

 

 

Pumpkin Multiplication

 

 

Pumpkin Tic TacToe

 

 

Halloween Games

 

 

Spooky Sequence Game      

 

 

Ghostblasters Math Game

 

 

Spider Typer

 

 

Halloween Games

 

Week of Oct. 18-22, 2010

                       **First, I will help students work on MAC mobile lab using PowerPoint or Keynote to help students complete their Student lead conferences. If students have completed this then I will work on the following:

 

                    Objectives on Lesson Page!

                       1.Students will begin an "All About Me" digital story.

                 Digital Storytelling Lesson

            2. Students will write script

            3. Students will do storyboard

            4. Students will upload images to a folder then to iMovie

            5. Students will produce digital story with iMovie

           

 Handouts:

               1. All About Me Directions

               2. Storyboard

 

Week of Oct. 11-15, 2010

     I will help students work on MAC mobile lab using PowerPoint or Keynote to help students complete their Student lead conferences.

 

    

 

Week of Sept.7-10,2010

 

  • Content objective:

 Digital Citizenship   Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical  behavior.

Students:

a.advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

b.exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

c.demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.

d.exhibit leadership for digital citizenship.

          Language Objective: Internet, cyberbullying, netiquette, IM, Emoticons, social networking, etc.

          Grouping: Large

          Lesson Sequence:

                    1. Review essential questions with the class by asking Brain Bucks Challenge Questions: When was the first personal computer built? What is the internet?

                        What is netiquette?

                    2. Make sure the class has watched: BrainPop only not Brain Pop Jr: http://www.brainpop.com

                         History, Parts of Computetr, What is the Internet? Internet Safety. What is social networking? What are Emoticons?

                         What is email and IM? Review the class survey as to who has technology.

                    3. The websites we will be visiting today are:

What is the Internet? http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/internet/

What is Email and IM?http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/emailandim/

What is a social networking site? http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/socialnetworking/

What is a Blog? http://www.brainpop.com/english/writing/blogs/

Cyberbullying http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/cyberbullying/

 

  • Week 3 August 30-September 3, 2010

      • Content objective:

Digital Citizenship   Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior.

Students:

a.advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

b.exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

c.demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning.

d.exhibit leadership for digital citizenship. 

 

1.  5th Grade is a time to focus on citizenship, and citizenship also applies to online interactions. Today you will watch movie clips from Brainpop concerning:

a. Intro to Computers

b. Intro to Internet

c. Intro to Internet Safety

 

1. Parts of a Computer http://www.brainpopjr.com/artsandtechnology/technology/partsofacomputer/ 

2. History of Computer: http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/computerhistory/

3. Intro to the Internet:

      Survey class as to who has a computer, internet, cell phone, facebook, MySpace, email, IM, etc.

4. Introduce  Internet Safety.

Use the Phineas and Ferb movie clip as an intro to internet safety and then give online quiz as a whole class and finally pass out parent handouts regarding internet safety...

  

 

1.Phineas & Ferb http://tv.disney.go.com/disneychannel/commonsense/

 

2.BrainPopJr Internet Safety: http://www.brainpopjr.com/artsandtechnology/technology/internetsafety/ 

 

****Intro to Blogs http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/blogs/

 

3.Online Safety BrainPop: http://www.brainpop.com/technology/computersandinternet/onlinesafet

 

4. Intro to Digital Citizenship: 

 

Three important topics in digital citizenship: digital etiquette, cyberbullying, and copyright. After watching the movies, you will collaborate with members of your group to answer questions about the movie. Click on the picture below to take you to the movie clip.

     

netiquettebully

 

Copyright        

 

             2. Students will begin an "All About Me" digital story. 

            Digital Storytelling Lesson

           

 Handouts:

               1. All About Me Directions

               2. Storyboard

 

 Week 2 August 16-27, 2010

     

 

What’s In a Name?

Name: __________________

 

What does your name mean? How did your parents choose your name? Are you named after a relative or parent? Do you like your name? It is your job to find the answers to these questions this weekend. Ask your parents to help you. Then, bring this paper back to school with you on Monday. We will be using it at 10:00 in the computer lab to begin creating our PowerPoint slides.

 

 

 

Helpful Websites:

www.babynames.com

www.babychatter.com

www.behindthename.com

http://www.parenthood.com/babynames.html

 

USE COMPLETE SENTENCES. HAVE SOMEONE AT HOME CHECK YOUR SPELLING AND PROOFREAD YOUR WORK.

 

What does your name mean?

__________________________________________________________________________

 

__________________________________________________________________________

 

How did your parents choose your name?

 

_______________________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________

 

Were you named after a family member or parent?

_______________________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________

 

Do you like your name?

 

_______________________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________

 

Is there anything special about your name?

 

_______________________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________

 

Do you have a nickname? What is it?

 

_______________________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________

 

 

ACROSTIC POEM

 L-OVEABLE

 U-PLIFTING

 J-OKESTER

 A-WESOME

 N-OVEL

 P-OSITIVE

 I -NQUISITIVE

N-ICE

C-HEERFUL

O-RGANIZED

M-OTIVATED

B-EST

 

If students finish acrostic poem, we will as a whole class do the following with their names:

 

 

Have you ever wanted a new name? Can you relate to the trouble Chrysanthemum had with her name? Go to: www.babynames.com. Find the link “Rename Yourself”. Enter your name, boy or girl, and select your main personality characteristic, and press enter. Write your new name on the line below:

 _________________________________________________________

 

How many people with your name are there in the United States? __________________  http://howmanyofme.com

 

Find how many seconds old are you right now!___________

http://www.onlineconversion.com/howold.htm

 

Who Shares your birthday?_____________  http://www.famousbirthdays.com

 

Interesting facts about the time around your birthday can be found at http://dmarie.com/timecap/ and http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history.do

 

Example:


 

 

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