Electronic Chalkboard will be shared daily using NearpodMorning Routines and Procedures:
Daily Journal writing and posting on Blackboard for Day 2
Check email for sites to explore.
Completion of Graphs on the website and gathering data from graphs after lunch.iPad Activity - Weather Across the States - Participants will use iPads to complete the weather activity. Step-by-step directions can be found with the map located on the bulletin board.
Skill of the Day (Complete as a whole group activity) - Word 2013 - Drop Cap
Drop Cap in Word 2013
Day 2 Journal:
Day Two Journal Writing Prompt:
Read the article, “Bridging the Gap between technology integration and Common Core Standards in the Classroom” what points were made that you feel are important to you and your students in your classroom?
Journal Writing in MICROSOFT WORD. “Thoughts from Louisiana”. Click Journal Template button (Word) at the top left. Save your journal as name.Day 2 Journal. You will post your journal in the Blackboard Discussion Board for Day 2.Graphs for Day Two"Favorite LA Foods"
"Favorite LA Star"
"Favorite LA Flower"Participants will use Polldaddy to complete the graphs.Louisiana Animals Newsletter: (Word)Explore the different elementary versions of Worldbook Online
Particpants will use online resources to gather information and pictures of their assigned Louisiana animal.
Click below to see a "sqworl" created on Louisiana Animals.
Participants can choose a fact sheet to collect their information:- LA Animals Fact Gathering Sheet 2 (Word)
- LA Animals Fact Gathering Sheet 2 (PDF)
- LA Animals Research Internet
- LA Animals Research Internet..... (word)
- LA Animals Research Sources... (word)
Once all of the research has been completed, participants will pair up to complete a newsletter using Microsoft Publisher. These will be compiled into a class book, Louisiana Animals Newsletter, published and bound.Students can use the Research Planning Sheet (word) to help in the organization of facts.Use the Louisiana Animals Newsletter checklist for assessment. (word)Pop-up BookClick to download the Pop-up Book patternStudents will use the Pop-up book template to create a book about their assigned animal. Print a copy of your booklet and use the instructions from the template to create your pop-up booklet.Postcards from the Wetlands (word)We will vary this lesson for TangiTech.
Participants will import digital pictures that have been collected over the past two days of TangiTech Elementary into the PostcardPowerPoint template to create a collage for the front of the post card. They will write to their principal telling them about TangiTech Elementary and print two copies… one to keep and one to mail to their principal.
Smart Notebook SkillStudents will create a Louisiana Mystery picture using the "Tiles" interactive Smart Notebook template.LA Mystery Animal - Tiles Activity (Smart Notebook)Lagniappe Activities and Information:Louisiana Writing Paper
Sign Language - Sign your name at PBS Kids
Coastal Louisiana Coloring Book (Internet)E-mail Secret Pals (word)