Read: It's Okay to Be Different, by Todd Parr
Watch a short video about Todd and his book It's Okay to Make Mistakes.
Use Smart Notebook to create our own Todd Parr style pictures!
Read: Desmond and the Very Mean Word: A Story of Forgiveness
Computer Lab: Create a Word Cloud of kind words.
Introduce Oregon Trail
Oregon Trail Game:
Watch a MyOn Reader book about Valentine's day and make Valentine's pictures using Smart Notebook.
Watch a MyOn Reader book about Valentine's day and make Valentine's pictures using Smart Notebook and print them.
When you are done, you may do one of the following:
Watch a video about Valentine's Day.
3rd grade will design Valentine's cards using Canva.
4th and 5th will use Excel to reveal a mystery picture.
https://hourofcode.com/star-warsHour of Code!
4th & 5th
This week in computer lab, kindergartners will listen to Rex Wrecks It, check out, and learn to log in all by themselves!
Multiage students will vote for their favorite Show-me nominee and then explore Pebble Go.
3rd grade students will begin thier research project on Pebble Go.
4th grade will do ST Math and a mystery Microsoft Excel activity.
It's voting time! They've heard about the candidates, made election posters, and now it's time to vote! Who will our 5th graders elect for president... Duck or Squid?
1st & 2nd Grades
This week we'll look at some of the campaign posters used in the past and create our own campaign posters for our candidates, Duck and Squid.
*Discovery Ed. Video on campaigning: Citizen’s Rule: How We Elect a President (Segment 4 of 4)
*Poster my wall: Campaign posters
We will continue reading the Show-me Award Nominees for this year with Gaston.
In the lab, we will practice alphabetical order and keyboarding skills.
We're going to start or presidential election campaign! No, not those folks... it's Duck vs. Squid!
We'll start by reading about our candidates and comparing and contrasting them: