Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Cargo Ship Tracking

Since we have such a beautiful view of the cargo ship dock here at CIS, we should learn a little bit more about the cargo ship business.


Vessel Finder















Use the above website to complete the your class Padlet below:

5D Class Padlet

2C Class Padlet

4B Class Padlet

4D Class Padlet

5A Class Padlet

4C Class Padlet

3B Class Padlet


When you have completed the fact finding exercise, you may watch the videos below.

World's Largest Cargo Ship


 Cargo Ship in a Storm Video

Monday, November 20, 2017

Grade 2 Codes

Grade one students are learning the basics of coding and some coding vocabulary.


















We practiced using the following commands:















Then they logged into their Code.org accounts by clicking on their class.

2A

2B

2C

2D





Grade 4 Hour of Code

What is coding?  The students watched the following videos to familiarize themselves with the world of computer science.






Coding Vocabulary


 Sign into Turtle Academy using your Google account.  Complete as many lessons as possible.





Grade 3 Google Doc Creation and Sharing

Grade 3 is learning how to create and share a Google Doc.



Instructions:
  • Click on 'New'
  • Select 'Google Docs'
  • Change the the document title from 'Untitled Document' to your title
  • Using your paragraph writing format, write a paragraph about your hopes and dreams for the new school. (Include a title centered in the middle of the page)
  • Format the document (font type, size, color)
  • Be sure to include an image (and/or clip art)
  • Share the document with me

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Grade 1 Codes

Grade one students are learning the basics of coding and some coding vocabulary.


















We practiced using the following commands:

















They followed the instructions below using the code: cis1a, cis1b or cis1c:


  1. Click on image below
  2. Click on 'Enter Class Code'
  3. Type in the class code for your class
  4. Find your name on the list and click on 'play'
  5. Click Play' on the top of the screen





Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Grade 4 Body Systems Websites

Grade 4 have completed their body sytem websites.  They linked their website to the grade level website below.


Thursday, November 9, 2017

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks is an online, animated collection of talking picture books .  Tumble Readables is also an online collection of read-along titles for upper primary students.  We have our own subscriptions which can be accessed at school.

You can find Tumblebooks on the PYP ICT Blog.














We checked out the home page and the 'Tumblesearch' page where we could search by subject, title and even author!