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Third Grade February 2012

 

February 27-March 3, 2012

 

 

 

 

   

Student Links for today:

The White House

The White House Videos

Portrait for Kids

Lincoln's Home

Presidents' Day Quiz

Virtual Museum

 

 Research: Web Resources

George Washington Resources
George Washington's Biography
George Washington's Biography
George Washington's Birthplace
The Washington Monument

 

Abraham Lincoln Resources
Abraham Lincoln for Primary Children
Abraham Lincoln's Kids Site
Abraham Lincoln's Biography
Abraham Lincoln's Short Biography
Abraham Lincoln's Boyhood Home
Abraham Lincoln's Home
Lincoln Memorial

 

Websites for Presidents:

Presidential Bios

Meet the Presidents: Bios done by kids

Coloring Pages of Each President

Presidential Portraits & Interesting Facts

 

Images for Poster

  

Content Objective:

1. Research: Students will find 10 facts about each president.

2. Collaboration: Students will work in pairs to create a 5 slide PowerPoiint Presentation of one of the presidents

 

Language Objective:

Students will discuss what is similar and different (compare and contrast) about the presidents. Students  write and present ten facts about each president.

Learning Sequence:

Students will Login and do keyboarding practice with Dance Mat Typing for the first fifteen minutes.

Give students opportunity to do the following today: They may only have time to do the following 6 student links today.

The White House

The White House Videos

Portrait for Kids

Lincoln's Home

Presidents' Day Quiz

Virtual Museum

 

Students will be introduced to online web resources to "research" by using the student links above.

Pairs will find important facts about their president. TSW use Word to write this President Biography information.

Students will create a PowerPoint presentation in pairs on Lincoln or Washington after they have completed the President Bio on Word- please check first.

**Students will write letter to President....

 

February 19-23, 2012

 

Geek Challenge:Record to beat: 4 minutes

Temperature of Las Cruces

definition of  ubiquitous

translate mercĂ­ to English

What fruit became the name of a computer? What year?

What is 144 x189=

 

 

   

Student Links for today:

The White House

The White House Videos

Portrait for Kids

Lincoln's Home

Presidents' Day Quiz

Virtual Museum

 

 Research: Web Resources

George Washington Resources
George Washington's Biography
George Washington's Biography
George Washington's Birthplace
The Washington Monument

 

Abraham Lincoln Resources
Abraham Lincoln for Primary Children
Abraham Lincoln's Kids Site
Abraham Lincoln's Biography
Abraham Lincoln's Short Biography
Abraham Lincoln's Boyhood Home
Abraham Lincoln's Home
Lincoln Memorial

 

Websites for Presidents:

Presidential Bios

Meet the Presidents: Bios done by kids

Coloring Pages of Each President

Presidential Portraits & Interesting Facts

 

Images for Poster

  

Content Objective:

1. Research: Students will find 10 facts about each president.

2. Collaboration: Students will work in pairs to create a 5 slide PowerPoiint Presentation of one of the presidents

 

Language Objective:

Students will discuss what is similar and different (compare and contrast) about the presidents. Students will listen for, read and write ten facts about each president.

Learning Sequence:

Students will first tell what they know about the presidents (Brainstorm and write brainstorming session on Smartboard Notebook: building background.

Students will watch Brain Pop video of each president and add all of the newly acquired information.

Brain Pop Jr. Abraham Lincoln

Brain Pop Jr. George Washington

Students will be introduced to online web resources to "research".

Pairs will find important facts about their president. TSW use Word to write this President Biography information.

Students will create a PowerPoint presentation in pairs on Lincoln or Washington.

*if time allows letters to President Obama...


 

February 13-17,2012

 

 


Student Links for today:

 

Dance Mat Typing!

 

 

 

Content Objective: Technology Operations

The students will use Smartboard to find matched pairs.

Collaboration: Students will work in pairs to find matched pairs

Students will review dragging, dropping, and adding color to visual space in the holiday websites.

Language Objective:

Students will discuss all the matched pairs and tell why they belong together.

Examples: sock/feet

bat/ball, etc.

Learning Sequence:

Students will hear the history of Valentine's Day. They will discuss why this is a holiday that is a special day for loved ones. This is when we will discuss things that go together such as ball/bat, sock/feet, etc. We will also use Starfall site and make valentines using connecting words such as and/because....

When we finished lesson as a group the students will go to the student links and work on some of the the Valentine sites. These sites will reinforce dragging, dropping, adding color, in addition to counting.

 

February 6-10, 2012

 

 

Tech Lesson

Student Links for Today!

 

 

Teacher Lesson -Learning Sequence:

1 The students will come into lab and login to our MVES tech lab website:http://montevistatechlab.pbworks.com

 

2. Students will do Dance Mat Typing for 10 minutes.

 

3.Play the Safari Montage video on Safari (Presidents' Day) http://10.173.1.29/SAFARI/montage/play.php?keyindex=18677

 

4. Students will view BrainPop video on President's Day-George Washington (click on this)and then Presidents' Day- Abraham Lincoln (click on this)

username: montevistaes

password: brainpop

 

5. Students will the continue their resolutions by going to Microsoft Word and working on their resolutions. THIRD GRADE WILL NOT USE PHOTO BOOTH AND INSERT PICTURES  Students will PRINT NEXT WEEK....

students can use the direction sheet I have provided. 

Microsoft Word: Use MS

Word  Resolution Checklist

for this project.

 

 

6. As students finish their resolutions they can begin going to the Presidents' Day Links.

 

7. Make sure you begin having students close applications and logout 8 minutes before class is over.

 

 

 

Students will use the following applications and links today:

 

1. Dance Mat Typing!

 

 

2. Continue with resolutions.

  

Microsoft Word: Use MS

Word  Resolution Checklist

for this project.

 

If time allows students can go to Presidents' Links! 

 Virtual Museum

White House Tour

 The White House Videos

Portrait for Kids

Lincoln's Home

Presidents' Day Quiz

Brain Pop Jr. Abraham Lincoln

Brain Pop Jr. George Washington

 

 

 

 

January 30-February 3, 2012

 

 

Tech Lesson


 

 

 

Student Links for Today

 

Complete Resolutions (insert pictures)

 

 

 

 

TSW

Use PowerPoint to create NM presentation on facts, symbols, etc.

Students will research symbols, insert graphics

 


 

 

Students will use the following applications and links today:

 

1. Dance Mat Typing!

 

2. 3rd grade students will answer a short survey before beginning lesson!

 

3. Continue with resolutions.

 

 

Microsoft Word: Use MS

Word  Resolution Checklist

for this project.

 

 

 

Students will begin researching state facts for PowerPoint Presentation.

 

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New Mexico Centennial

 

The 47th Star Blog (New Mexico)

 

New Mexico History Museum Centennial Page

 

100 Years of Enchantment

 

New Mexico Land of Enchantment

Learn about New Mexico

 

 

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