Typing Club
Digital Passport
DPS Google
BrainPop Jr.

MAY
Solar System Project

Objective: I will plan my solar system project by using resources to find information about my two celestial bodies.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) SOLAR SYSTEM PROJECT
3) Websites to find information:
-Kid's Astronomy
-NASA for kids
-Planets for Kids
If you can't find what you're looking for, use KIDZSEARCH

Example of a final project:


APRIL
Build Challenges during testing :

DAY 1: What can you build using Legos or K'Nex?

DAY 2: Can you build a park with your table? What are the types of things that belong in a park?

DAY 3: Can you build a zoo with your table? What are the types of things that belong in a zoo?

DAY 4: Plastic Easter Egg & Play-doh towers

DAY 5: Straw towers


MARCH
PARCC Practice Tests

PARCC Practice Tests


January/February
Build a Monster

DAY 3 Goal: I will add my Google Drawing to my Monster Google Doc and share it with a classmate who will add to the document.

Agenda:
1) Typing Club
2) Helpful videos:
How do I add
my Drawing
to my Doc?

How do I share my doc with a classmate?


DAY 2 Goal: I will draw my monster using Google Drawing.

Agenda:
1) Typing Club
2) Google Drawing Videos:
How do I get
to a new Google
Drawing?

How do I add
shapes to my Google Drawing?

How do I draw in Google Drawing?

How to add images to Google Drawing?



Day 1 Goal: I will login into Google Classroom to begin describing my monster on my "Build a Monster" Google Doc.

Agenda:
1) Typing Club
2) Google Classroom
3) Build a Monster



January
Choice Day

Objective: I will choose to complete lessons on Digital Passport, BrainPop Jr, or Coding.

Agenda:
1) Typing Club
2) Choice Time
3) Book Checkout


December

Computer Programming/Coding


DAY 1

Objective: I will learn the basics of computer coding by dragging & dropping blocks to move characters on the screen so I can learn to create my own game or animation.


Agenda:

1) Typing Club

2) Why learn Computer Coding?

3) Choices for learning how to drag & drop blocks:

LEVEL 1

Learn how to drag & drop
coding blocks within these
programs:

-Plants vs Zombies

-Minecraft

-Frozen with Ana & Elsa

-Star Wars

-Moana

LEVEL 2

Choose the beginner project to
create with Scratch:


-Animate Your Name

-Make it Fly

-Make Music



October/November

Insect Project

Objective: I will create a digital presentation using ThingLink to share my insect’s life cycle, diagram, and fun facts.

Fun Facts

Life Cycle

Diagram




DAY 2: I will add Fun Facts, Life Cycle, and Diagram tags to my 3 insect images to work towards finishing my Digital Presentation to construct knowledge, produce creative artifacts and make meaningful learning experiences for myself.

1) Typing Club

2) ThingLink -- log into your account

3) Video





DAY 1: Save pictures, log into your ThingLink Account, upload 5 images into ThingLink

Agenda:

1) Typing Club

2) Google Images -- 5 images

3) ThingLink -- log into your account

4) Google Forms Survey - finish at the end of class

Videos:

How do I find and

save images of my

insect?


How do I log into Thinglink?


How do I upload images

to Thinglink?


How do I add tags to my

images in Thinglink?



Objective: I will find information about my insects from websites I discover.

1) Typing Club

2) Which website will you use? How can you find other websites?

-http://www.educationworld.com/a_sites/sites031.shtml

-http://www.kathimitchell.com/insects.html

3) Not finding what you want?

-Search your insect using

http://www.kidzsearch.com/



BrainPOP Jr

Obejctive: I will understand the the activities in BrainPOP Jr that can help me in my other classes by working with a partner to describe what I learned.

Agenda:
1) Book Fair preview
2) BrainPOP Jr introduction
3) BrainPOP Jr login


September
About Me Project -- Google Slides

About Me Project
Things to include in your project:
  1. Things you like (unicorns, superheroes, puppies, etc)
  2. What you like to do in your free time (reading, hanging out w/ friends, skiing, riding bikes, etc.)
  3. Classes you like in school (Art, Literacy, Math, etc.)
  4. 1 thing you love about technology OR 1 thing about tech you hope to learn or now more about.

Need AT LEAST 5 images

Google Slides/About Me DAY 4

Obejctive: I will use the Google Slide/About Me checklist to make sure my project and my table partner's project has all the items on the checklist

Agenda:
1) Typing Club
2) Google Slide/About Me Rubric
3) Finish Google Slide/About Me

Google Slides/About Me DAY 3

Objective: I will change the color, size, and font of my text to complete my Google Slide project.


Agenda:
1) Typing Club
2) Videos:
How do I get back to
the Google Classroom?

How do I change the
color, size, and font
of my text?


Google Slides/About Me DAY 2

Objective: I will change the background image and add images to my Google Slide/About Me presentation.

Agenda:

1) Typing Club

2) Videos: 3) Google Slides/About Me DAY 2 Google Form

How do I get back to
the Google Classroom?

How do I add images
to my slide?

How do I change the
background of my slide?




Google Slides DAY 1
Objective: I will join the 3rd grade technology Google Classroom and open my Google Slides template to begin building my slideshow about myself.
Agenda DAY 1:
1) Typing Club
2) Follow the videos to join the Google Classroom & open your Google Slides

1) Joining the Google Classroom

2) Open Google
Slides Template

*If you finish our objective for the day, watch this video to begin editing your slideshow





DAY 2:

Digital Citizenship



Objective: I will have a better understanding of how to keep myself safe online by completing lessons on Digital Passport.



Agenda:

1) Warm Up: Dewey Cheat Sheet & Google Sign-In

2) Correct Email Use & Over-sharing Online -- Video

3) Log into Digital Passport (use the link above)

4) EXIT TICKET: please click on the link & complete the quick survey before you leave class




FIRST WEEK:


Welcome Back!!!

Objective: I will have a better understanding of the rules & expectations of technology class.

Agenda:

1) Practice coming in quietly & finding your seat
2) Read through rules/expectations
3) Warning System
4) Class Dojo
5) Volume Levels
6) People Bingo
7) Sign Expectations