Monday, October 24, 2016

PYP-4 All Systems Go Websites

PYP-4 is making websites for their new unit of inquiry, All Systems Go.  Students will work in pairs or individually to create website based on one of the systems that they are studying.  Before beginning their websites, they explored the sites below in order to determine the body system in which they are most interested.

Mr. Desmond's Body System Links

CIS Program of Inquiry
These are the guiding questions for the website:
  • What are the different parts of the system?
  • What does it do?
  • How does it work?
  • How does it help or connect to other systems?

Here is an example using the Immune System

Students chose their topics and filled out the form below:

Please link your websites here.

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