Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Grade 5 Starts Building

Grade 5 students are going to build a simple project through coding.


  • Open the Google Doc below, go to 'file' and make a copy. Please name it Final Project - your names

  • Place the completed document in the shared folder

Please take a look at lesson 40 in  It will help you decide how you want to approach your project. Start completing your project worksheet.

Grade 3 and Fairy Tales

Grade 3 used the following websites to listen to some Fairy Tales:

We then made groups and used a Padlet to map the elements of our Fairy Tales.

Made with Padlet

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Grade 4 Explores Project Idea

Grade 4 students are using to explore the various ways you can use coding to create something.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Grade 3 Multiplication Practice

Grade 3 watched the Brainpop video on Multiplication and then played some of the Brainpop multiplication games to practice their skills.

Brainpop Games

Hooda Math Games

How to enable Flash:

Monday, February 4, 2019

Grade 5 and Functions in Coding

Grade 5 is learning more about 'Functions' while coding with


  • Function - A named group of programming instructions. Functions are reusable abstractions that reduce the complexity of writing and maintaining programs.


  • Log in using your Google account to

  • Go to lesson 20 of your 'Express Coding' course

Google Add-ons

What are Google Add-ons?

Add-ons in Google Docs are tools built by third-party developers. You can install add-ons to bring more functionality to Docs, Forms, and Sheets.

  • Create a new Google Doc
  • Change the file name from 'untitled' to a new name (your name add-ons)
  • Select 'Get Add-ons' from the Add-on drop-down menu
  • Type in 'Magic Rainbow Unicorns' and  click on '+ FREE'

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Hangouts Challenge!

Grades 3 students are learning how to use Google Hangouts chat function.  They used the form below to get to know a classmate using only the chat with no talking.  Let's see who can submit the form correctly first!  The next challenge is to get as many Hangouts partners as you can.


  • Log into Gmail so that Hangouts is open
  • Quietly find someone with whom to partner
  • Open the Google form below in a tab and fill it out by asking the questions over the Hangout talking!
  • Once you and your partner have answered all of the questions for each of you, you BOTH submit your form
  • Find a new partner (quietly) and repeat the activity again with your new partner.
  • REMEMBER, you are filling out the answers for your partner and they are filling out the answers for you