Welcome to Technology Class!
Third grade will be looking at fractured fairy tales. We will be answering the following questions:
- What is a fractured fairy tale?
- What is different in a fractured fairy tale? Who tells the story?
- Who do you feel bad for in the traditional version? Why do you feel that way?
- Did your feelings change about the character in any of these stories?
Working together with Mrs. O’Connor, third grade will be creating their own fractured fairy tale and putting on a fractured fairy tale play.
Fourth grade will be presenting their I Love NY Buncee presentations. They will be working on their typing skills using a google app, Typing Club.
Fifth grade is working on an Endangered Species Buncee presentation. Students have chosen an endangered species of their choice and will research the following subtopics: SURVIVAL STATUS, ANATOMY, DIET, HABITAT, LIFE CYCLE, BEHAVIOR, ENEMIES DEFENSE, THREATS, & CONSERVATION. Students will add graphics, music, and video to enhance their Buncee presentation.
Sixth grade is finishing their research and Glogster posters on a Great American Hero. Students will be able to give a definition of the word hero in their own words by incorporating character traits about their hero. The students must type an introduction and a conclusion in Google Docs as well as a biography of the websites they used to find their information. Students will add text, images, video, and music to their Glog.
DUE DATES: Glogster 3/17/17
Google Document 3/22/17 (WHEN FINISHED MUST BE SHARED WITH MRS. POWELL)
Seventh grade is CODING using www.code.org . Students will learn to create programs with different kinds of loops, events, functions, and conditions, and write algorithms for everyday tasks. The students will investigate different problem-solving techniques, discuss societal impacts of computing and the Internet, and learn about the different transmission methods.
Eighth grade is finishing a webquest on an Outstanding African American. Students create a glog about a person from the packet that they consider the most outstanding which they will present to the class. Students will research this person’s life and achievements. Students will add text, images, video, and music to their Glog.
Elements to include in your Glog:
3. The life of the Outstanding African-American
date of birth/death
places they lived
7. SPELLING & GRAMMAR COUNT!!!!!!!
DUE DATE: Glogster 3/17/17
EXTRA HELP EVERY THURSDAY
11:25 - 11:55 AM
Any questions, please email Mrs. Powell at email@example.com