Monday, October 5, 2015

Grade One Tells Time

We read this book on Tumblebooks (keyword search: time):

We then exploredthe time activity below:

Grade One Tells Time with Brainpop

Grade 1 watched the Brainpop video of the parts of the clock below and then drew their own clock:

Draw a clock:

The students then printed their clocks and wrote their names on it.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Sumo Paint

Second grade is learning how to use the Chrome App, Sumo Paint.  They will use it to create their World Food Day Posters.

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Google Chrome Extensions

PYP-4/5 downloaded the Google Extension, Awesome Screenshot Makerso that they could take screen shots of their work.

Then, PYP-4/5 students checked out the list of Google Chrome Extensions available for the browser, Google Chrome. Please do not add more than 5 extensions at any one time.

They chose an extension to review and share with their classmates and added their result to a shared Google Spreadsheet.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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?
  • Greeting - Says hello, and shows to whom you are writing
  • 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.

Friday, September 18, 2015

Grade 1 ABC Word Clouds

Grade 1 has been practicing their keyboarding skills. We made ABC word clouds in order to show off our hard work.

They used ABCya's Word Clouds for Kids:

They used the following GoogleDrive document as a model for their text: