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Second Grade May 2013

 

 

MAY 2013

 

Tech Teacher  


Tech Student

 

 

 

***DISCOVERY NORTH AMERICAN ANIMALS
 

1.Learning Goal:Animal Research Project

 

 
This week: Complete all slides and have image on each slide
TSW   CREATE

PowerPoint on research of different and unusual animal

Complete all slides

TSW   USE  shift/command/4 shortcut to capture image
TSW   USE insert/to create a new slide
TSW create a voki or a blabberize

 

Unit Goal:

TSW use one search engine and one content website to gather information.

TSW present with PowerPoint and Blabberize or voki

        

2. NETS Objective:

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Research and Information Fluency

Google Safe Search/KIdzsearch

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Creativity & Innovation

BLABBERIZE/VOKI

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Technology Operations:

Intro to Powerpoint: open document,

font, size, spacing,new slide,insert  

 

 

3. Learning Sequence:

 

****SAFARI MONTAGE

 

***DISCOVERY NORTH AMERICAN ANIMALS

 

If time allows read: White socks

 

Check out virtual zoos first then begin lesson sequence.

 

 

         login: 2010montevista@gmail.com

      password:wolves
 

  • Once students have logged into Voki, they will finish their vokies by clicking on their icon and clicking on edit. The teacher will listen/check the text box to make sure that the student has selected one of the 7 habits to make their goal. Have student take out the words: New Year's Resolution and insert My goal is to.... 
  • TSW then go to the keyboarding site and watch movie, do the three home row lessons and then do speed builder.
  •  Try to research an animal they do not know about.(Go to Animals A-Z in the Animal
  • Binder-show some examples)

Five Required Animal Facts

1. What is the appearance? (What does it look like?)

2. What are its characteristics? (What it is like?)

3. What is its diet? (What does it eat?)

4. What is its habitat? (Where does it live?)

5. What is an interesting fact? (What is special?)

 

Assessment: 

  • Explain how to use a search engine such as KIDZSEARCH after they have explored different animals. Show them to be aware of the ads versus factual information.
  • Explain how to save an image or drag an image into PowerPoint.
  • Show students how to drag a sound clip to their research project.

 

EXAMPLE 1:RHINOCEROUS RESEARCH DOCUMENT

EXAMPLE 2: BLABBERIZE SQUIRREL (MVES/wolves)

 

 

  

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Student will use the livebinder below to begin research project. 

 

2. 

Animal Research Project Livebinder

 

Use the Livebinder to select your animal. Go to A to Z Animals first.  

 
3

Animal Research PowerPoint 

 

Now that you have collected all of your information download  

Animal Research PowerPoint and use "Save As" to save your PowerPoint to the desktop.

 
4. 

PowerPoint

 

Create your PowerPointUse Insert to add new slides. Use shortcut:shift/command/4 to capture your images.

 

5. 

Kidzsearch

 

Use the Animal Research Project LiveBinder to use second source for two more interesting facts. Use Kidzsearch search engine in the 

 Animal Research ProjectLivebinder

 
6. 

Blabberize

 

or Voki

 

Use your PowerPoint for your script to create your Blabberize recording.

 

 
7. Just for FUN!

Switch Zoo Animals

   

San Diego Zoo for Kids

   

Wild Kratt's Habitat's

   

FASTTMATH

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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