Weekly Assignments:

JAN 6 Last Week!


Choice Day

1) Scratch
2) StoryboardThat
3) BrainPOP Jr.
4) Math Games

MAY 19-30


Scratch

GOAL: I will understand the basics of Scratch (moving the sprite, deleting, changing backgrounds) by completing the online tutorials at a proficient level.

LOGIN:
username: steck2
password: steck276

Agenda:
1) Go to Scratch
2) As a group, we'll watch online tutorials
3) Complete the worksheet as we move through each tutorial
Storyboard Project

GOAL: I will complete a 5 slide storyboard using StoryboardTHAT at a proficient level.

Project:
-5 slides
-beginning, middle, end
-at least 2 characters
-talking between characters

Agenda:
1) Table Partners
2) StoryboardTHAT
3) Complete 5 slide storyboard

GOAL: I will have a better understanding the basics of how to use StoryboardThat by completing a storyboard at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) go to StoryboardTHAT
2) complete the steps on the worksheet to create a storyboard.

APRIL 21-25


GOAL: I will demonstrate my understanding of the Super3 Research Model by completing the Clicker Quiz at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Complete Super3 Research handout
2) Clicker Quiz

APRIL 8-18


CHOICE DAY:
1) Finish your Zooburst Spring Break project--remember to have a beginning, middle, and end to your story.
2) You can create another Zooburst for fun
3) Create a lego building using Build with Chrome
4) Explore BrainPop Junior (username: dpsbrainpop; password: dpsbrainpop)
5) Check out a book if you didn't yesterday

Zooburst Project--What did you do over Spring Break?

GOAL: I will understand the basics (adding images, adding pages, adding narration) of Zooburst in order to complete a pop-up book about what you did over spring break at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Follow the directions on your card to log into Zooburst
2) Create a rough draft with a beginning, middle, and end.
3) Finish the questions on your sheet.2014-04-08_1153.png



MAR 10-28


Comic Life Project

Goal: I will create my final Comic Life story focusing on a beginning, middle, and end to my story at a proficient level.

Agenda:

1) Find photos to match your storyboard rough draft
2) Use pixabay or Google Images to find photos
3) Click & drag your photo to the computer's desktop to save it
4) Open Comic Life (on the dock)
5) Drag your pictures from the desktop into Comic Life

Goal: I will create a rough draft of my Comic Life story using our storyboard layout at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Rough Draft
2) Comic Life

Goal: I will have a better understanding of the basics of Comic Life (including templates, layouts, add photos/artwork, add captions & text) in order to complete a Comic about my life at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Open Comic Life (on the dock)
2) Follow directions on you sheet
3) Answer the questions in BOLD
4) If you finish, go to Dance Mat Typing


MAR 3-7


Build With Chrome

GOAL: I will understand the basic functions of Build with Chrome (rotating the base plate, add bricks, remove bricks, and change the color) by completing the Build Academy Challenges at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Build With Chrome
2) Dance Mat Typing
3) Book Checkout

Agenda:
1) Go to Build With Chrome
2) Click on the right arrow until you see Build Academy
3) Click on Build Academy
4) Click Start Challenges
5) Click Start



FEB 24-28


Typing Lessons

Goal: I will use the home row typing skills to complete a typing test finishing with at least 10 words per minute.

Agenda:
1) Dance Mat Typing -- complete 1-4 using home row finger position
2) Take a timed typing test -- Typing Test
3) Book Checkout
4) Typing Games OR ABCYA


FEB 10-21


CHOICE DAY

Goal: I will complete 2 of the following 3 activities: PowerPoint presentation, typing work, book checkout at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) PowerPoint
2) Typing Lessons
Typing Games
Typing Tests
3) Book Checkout

Super3 Research

Goal: I will have a better understanding of the Super3 Research Model by completing the Super3 activity & completing a clicker quiz at a proficient level.

Agenda
1) Super3 Research activity
2) Super3 Research clicker quiz
3) Book checkout


JAN 27-FEB 7


Choice Day

Goal: I will demonstrate my ability to find useful information by using a database and printed materials to find information about the Winter Olympics at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Finish your PowerPoint (scroll down)
2) Find information about the Winter Olympics
-go to World Almanac for Kids
-In the search box, type "winter olympics"
-Click on "2014 Winter Olympics" & answer the questions on your sheet
3) Find a book


PowerPoint

Goal: I will understand the basics of Powerpoint by inserting text, images, and background colors into my Non-fiction Powerpoint presentation at a proficient level.

1) Click on Spotlight--type in Powerpoint--click Microsoft Powerpoint
2) Choose the template you want to use
3) New slides
4) Enter information about your topic

Book Report Projects

Goal: I will find a non-fiction book that interests me and complete the KWL graphic organizer at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Find a non-fiction book in the library (your choice)
2) Use the book to help you answer questions:
-What do you already know about the topic?
-What questions do you have about the topic?
-What did you learn about the topic?
3) Use websites to help you find more information:
-PebbleGO
-Searchasaurus
-Brittanica Learning Zone
4) Create a PowerPoint to present your information:
-include pictures of your topic
-all the information you gathered about your topic

JAN 21-24


Choice Day

Goal: I will complete two of the following: edit a picture using Lunapic, complete the typing lessons, and/or discover a new book to read at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Lunapic
2) Typing Lessons: Dance Mat
Typing Lessons
3) Discover a new book

Lunapic

Goal: I will demonstrate my understanding how to edit, draw, adjust, add effects, add text, and animate a picture, using Lunapic, of the person I'm researching or of my favorite animal at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Find a picture using the websites below:
**-**http://www.everystockphoto.com/
-pixabay.com
2) Go to Lunapic
3) Upload photo
4) Edit photo & add text


JAN 7-17


Biography Project

Goal: I will have a better understanding of the person I'm researching by completing the Biography Research graphic organizer.

GO TO:
1) LION database
2) Click PebbleGO & PebbleGO Biographies

Agenda:
1) Read your Biography Research graphic organizer.
2) Use the Pebble Go biographies to find information.


GOAL: I will learn the basics of keyboarding by completing the first 4 sessions of Dance Mat Typing at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Go to Dance Mat Typing
2) Complete sessions 1, 2, 3, 4
3) if finished, try these: Type Rocket
Power Typing
Keyboarding--see how fast you are at typing

DEC 9-20: Computer Science Week


Goal: I will learn the basics of coding by completing the beginner's exercises at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Go to Tynker
2)

Agenda:
1) Go to: www.code.org
2) click START (orange button)
3) click GO (orange button)


DEC 2-6


Obejctive: I will plan, do, and review (Super3 Research Model) the research of my favorite animals using the PebbleGO database, writing
down my research on my graphic organizer, and presenting what I discover using Photopeach.

Agenda:

1) Go to:

http://lion.dpsk12.org/search/f

2) click PebbleGO (2nd on the list)
3) click PebbleGO Animals
4) Find your 3 favorite animals


OCT 28-NOV 8

BrainPOPjr.com

Objective: I will have a better understanding of how brainPOPjr could be use as a resource in Science, Literacy, Math, Health, Social Studies, and the Arts by discovering games/activities and writing an explanation of that game/activity in a complete sentence.

Agenda:
1) Choose a partner to work with from your table.
2) Go to brainpopjr
3) Login:
username: dpsbrainpop
password: dpsbrainpop
4) Find games/activities & write your complete sentence explanation

SGO Test

Super3 Research: Plan, Do, Review

Objective: I will have a better understanding of how to research by working with my table to complete the WOrld Almanac graphic organizer.

WORLD ALMANAC


1) Click on World Almanac above
2) CLick on Animals
3) Find an Mammal, Reptile, Fish, Insect, and Bird -- write about it on the graphic organizer
4) Share with your table

OCT 16-18

NO CLASSES due to Parent/Teacher Conference Week

OCT 7-11

Objective: I will have a better understanding of the technological concepts of BrainPOPjr by collaborating with my table group to earn at least a 3 on the brainpop jr graphic organizer.

Agenda:
  • BrainPOP login: dpsbrainpop (both username & password)
  • Explore games/activities & explain what you find
  • Share your findings with group


SEPT 30- OCT 4

Objective: I will have a better understanding of how the library is organized by knowing the different section of the library, understanding call numbers, and how fiction & nonfiction differ by earning at least a 3 on the scavenger hunt graphic organizer.

Agenda:
  • Intro to Dewey Decimal System
  • Call Numbers, FIC vs NonFIC
  • Scavenger Hunt


SEPT 23-27

Objective: I will use Tumblebooks to discover a new book and use the sentence starters to explain why I like the book and why I would recommend it while earning a 3 on the assignment.

Agenda:
  • Finish Tumblebooks
  • book checkout


SEPT 16-20

Objective: I will use Tumblebooks to discover a new book and use the sentence starters to explain why I like the book and why I would recommend it while earning a 3 on the assignment.

Agenda:
  • Intro to Tumblebooks
  • Sentence Starters
  • Exploration

SEPT 9-13

Objective: I will have a better understanding of the checkout procedures by using the LION cub to locate a book and check it out.

Agenda:
  • LION cub
  • Checkout procedures
  • book checkout


SEPT 2-6

Objective: I will have a better understanding of how the LION online database will assist me in the research process by completing the scavenger hunt graphic organizer while earning at least a 3 on the assignment.

Agenda:
  • Intro to LION
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Graphic Organizer
  • Vocab: database


AUGUST 26-30

Objective: I will have a better understanding of the library & lab expectations by collaborating with my table group to create the social contract.

Agenda:
  • Welcome to the computer lab!!
  • Review general classroom procedures
  • Review laptop cart and responsibilities - model
  • Log on to laptops
  • If time... visit TuxPaint
  • Review shutting down, putting away, lining up