- letter paper (8.5 x 11)
- ensure fit
The students are going to start working on their literary magazine. They'll use Microsoft PowerPoint. To start the project the students need to start Microsoft PowerPoint and set the following so that everyone's slides are the same orientation and slze:
In an effort to foster creativity, the students are going to learn how to play the Encyclopedia Game. We'll start by watching the first 4+ minutes of a TED video where poet Rives explains how it works. Then the students will explore the DK Find Out online encyclopedia to get accustomed to the type of information that is available and how to navigate it. Next week we'll officially start playing the Encyclopedia game.
The students will take the Diamante poems they wrote in class and put them in Microsoft PowerPoint.
The students will use Pixie to create Italian Marbled Paper to use as the background for their Diamante poem.
The students will add the Italian Marbled Paper they created using Pixie as the background of their Diamante poem using Microsoft PowerPoint.
I've noticed lately that the class has forgotten the classroom rules such as:
So we are starting the second half of the marking period by reviewing the rules we went over the first day of school. If there is still time, they will do a quiet multiplication activity.