This month we will be working on supporting science with Smart Board lessons and websites on simple machines. We will also work on Internet safety, keyboarding, PBS Kids and quizzes on Brain POP. On Labor Day week I will see the whole classes on Friday morning.
I will start working with them on extinction, animal kingdoms with both the Smart Board and websites. We will start 10 Thumbs Typing, keyboard skills, Word document skills, Internet safety, and math games to support the classroom.
In science we will work on ecosystems and food chains. We will make charts, MangaHigh math challenges, Typing Web, and word processing, labels and formatting in Microsoft Word. There will also be Brain POP quizzes and use of Discovery Education in our learning.
We will work on STEM skills for a lot of the first month. I will also introduce project gallery in Word. There will be websites that support the water cycle and weather. They will also do MangaHigh math challenges. I expect to monitor their progress on Typing Web. We will begin Digital Passport, which works on Internet safety, and Discovery Education will also be used. I will also introduce student portal.
We are working on Stop Disasters, Typing Web challenges, STEM skill sites, and math challenges. In Discovery Education we are working on erosion. Sixth Grade will also be starting their introduction to Google Apps for Education. We will be working on email and calendar to start with. As always I will try to use websites that reinforce what the science lab is doing.
*If any student publishes work in the lab I would love to have copies to put on the walls!!