Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Grade 2 Comix

Grade 2 is using Make Beliefs Comix to create their own comic strips.  They used the comic strip maker to write a comic about what they have learned in their unit about recycling.

2C Word Bank:

2B Word Bank:

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Monday, October 10, 2016

Grade 5 Thinglinks

Grade 5 students are using Thinglink in support of their beliefs and values unit.  They signed up with their Google account using this code: UTLKH6

Students took images of objects they brought from home and uploaded them to Thingklink.  They then answered the following questions:

  • What is the object (s)?
  • What value (s) does this object represent for you?

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Monday, October 3, 2016

PYP-2 Reduces, Re-uses and Recycles

PYP-2 has started a new unit, Reducing Waste.  They explored the links below and used Today's Meet to express their learning.

Garbage and Recycling

Now, please post 2 things you learned from today's exploration on your Today's Meet:

2A Today's Meet

2B Today's Meet

2C Today's Meet

We continued our exploration with the games below:

Thrifty Threads

Light it Right

Friday, September 23, 2016

Grade 4 Google Sites

Grade 4 students are learning how to create a Google Site in preparation for their new unit.  We will learn the following:

  • How to create a new website
  • Add and edit pages
  • Insert maps, forms, video, and more
  • Embed calendars and documents
  • Customize site layout and appearance
  • Share our sites for private or public use

Grade 3 Email Writing

How does email and instant messaging work?

The 3rd graders are learning to write proper emails.  They wrote their own emails with the following information:
  • To - Kathy's email address (cispypict)
  • Subject - What is the email about? (your class + your name)
  • Greeting - Says hello, and shows to whom you are writing (Dear ....,)
  • Body - Here is what you are telling the other person (at least, 3 complete sentences)
  •      Insert one photo, sized small
  •      Insert one hyperlink
  • Closing and signature - Say goodbye and tell them who you are (Yours, Sincerely, Your friend, Thank you)
Check out this Arthur website for more help:

Students retrieved emails that they were already working on in their 'Drafts' folder.