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First Grade Fall Semester 2011

 

SEPTEMBER 2011

 

SEPTEMBER 25-29, 2011

 

Applications Students will use today:

 


Chagal

Sheffield's Portraits 

 Kerpoof

 

 

Content objective:NETS

     1. Creativity and Innovation = external image makeit.jpg

          Students will use Kerpoof to create their self-portrait

     2. Technology Operations and Concepts = external image useit.jpg

          Students will learn how to use the basic paint tools in Kerpoof

 Language Objective:

           Students will discuss portraits around their homes, in art class, etc.

 

Learning Sequence:

Build Background Knowledge: Portraits, Pictures, Famous Artists,

1. Chagal (self-Portrait): Students will view Chagal's self portrait.

2. Students will practice portraits by using the program Sheffield's Portraits  

3. Students will draw self portrait using Kerpoof Username:MVESTECHLAB/password:wolves

Introduce the canvas and the tools: draw/paint bucket/undo/redo/text/

Save by doing a screen capture (shift/command/4)

Save embed code to a word document

 

SEPTEMBER 18-23, 2011

Check on the following first:

1. Tech Lab Procedures

2. IXL logins   

3. AR logins

 

 

Content Objective: The students will begin mouse practice skills.

 

FOR CLICKING FUN TRY ONE OF THESE
FOR CLICKING AND DRAGGING FUN TRY ONE OF THESE.

 
TO TEST YOUR MOUSE CONTROL - TRY THIS CHALLENGE.
 
 

JUST FOR FUN - KEEP THOSE TEETH CLEAN


 

 

 

 

August 15, 2011

 

What's in a Name?

 

    IOperation Chrysanthemum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programs we will use today:

Chrysanthemum Site

Starfall

 

 

 

The Project:

 

The first day will introduce the activity and build excitement. Days two is the workday for creating a Power Point slide show, and view final slideshow of entire class.

Students will:

DAY ONE:

  • listen to the story Chrysanthemum

  • participate in Chrysanthemum’s Treasure Hunt where they will rename themselves, find the meaning of their names, and will explore Kevin Henkes’ website

  • Go to Starfall and do:

               Students will  draw/color their name and all about me T-shirts

               Students will go to the starfall website: http://www.starfall.com and do the "Who am I?" section at the smartboard a table at a time while the rest of the class is working on t-shirts.

 

Timeline for Implementation Project:

 

Reading: Chrysanthemum

Chrysanthemum loves her name until children at school start to tease her about it. Her teacher helps her regain her self-esteem and learn to love her name once again.

    • Introduce Kevin Henkes. There is an example of cubism in this story. Kevin Henkes created a version of Pablo Picasso’s Demoiselles d’Avignon.  

    • Read Chrysanthemum. Discuss.

    • Explain meaning of my name. Ask if they know where their name comes from. Show Power Point slide I created about my name and me.

    • Distribute “What’s In a Name?” sheets. Tell students to return them next time we are at lab. See materials section for a “What’s In a Name?” activity page.

    • Discuss project with students. Build excitement.

    • Tell them Chrysanthemum has a special mission for them if they choose to accept. Pass out Chrysanthemum’s Treasure Hunt to students. Give them a few minutes to read the note from Chrysanthemum and collect their supplies. See copy of “Chrysanthemum’s Treasure Hunt” in materials section

 

Teaching Materials:

 

 

Chrysanthemum’s Treasure Hunt

 

Name: ________________________________

 

 

Are you ready for an adventure? Chrysanthemum has created a fun treasure hunt and you’re invited to join the fun. Your assignment, if you choose to accept it, is to work with a partner and follow the directions to complete her treasure hunt.

 

                1. What does your name mean? Chrysanthemum’s name is from a type of flower.

                   

                  Go to: www.babychatter.com. Find the section for either boy names or girl names. Click on the first letter of your first name. Then, look for your name. What does your name mean? Write the meaning on the line below.

                   

                  _________________________________________________________

 

 

 

2.  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:

 

        _________________________________________________________

 

 

 

  1. Now for some more fun! Go to www.kevinhenkes.com. Search the site to find the answers to the following questions. Write the answers on the lines provided.

 

Find the picture of Chrysanthemum and click on her name.

 

    1. What four words describe Chrysanthemum’s name? Write at least one name.

                         ____________________________________________________

                         ____________________________________________________

 

    1. What things did Kevin Henkes hide in the book and how many can be found?

 

                         ____________________________________________________

Find the button “Meet Kevin Henkes”.

 

    1. What did he love to do even at an early age?

 

____________________________________________________

 

    1. What is the title of his first book?

 

____________________________________________________

 

Find the button “Fun and Games”.

 

    1. Scroll to the bottom of the page and see if you can find the correct answers for “Is That Your Final Answer”. You don’t have to write the answers. Just have fun!

 

    1. Look at all the fun pages! Choose one fun page to print. After selecting your page, raise your hand to receive permission to print it. There are so many fun pages it will be hard to choose!

 

 

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

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?

 

_______________________________________________________

 

_______________________________________________________

 

 

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