Everyone should finish their piece for the Lit Mag. If you have it done, please show it to me and then copy it into the magazine. Once your piece is in the magazine, then you can work on designing a cover. You can use Pixie, PowerPoint or the National Gallery of Art Kid Zone:
The students were reminded that spreadsheets are used for sorting data (for analysis), calculating, and graphing. Today they learned how to do multiplication and division calculations using Excel. First I gave them a worksheet with multiplication and division problems. When they were finished, they put the calculations into a spreadsheet to double check their work. They learned that the equation had to start with an equal sign (=), followed by the equation. They also learned you use a * for multiplication and / for division.
You should first finish your PowerPoint games. If you are finished, please pull it up and be prepared to show it to me.
The next assignment is to start doing your research on your "Wax Museum - Famous Europeans" project. Make sure you have your worksheets with you and a pencil. Please start with the following websites for your research and let me know if you are having trouble finding the information you need. Don't forget to write down the bibliography information on the last page!
NOTE: You can also get books from the library!
Once students have finished with the first two steps, they can:
When they are done, they should:
Once students are done with all their slides they can add the following:
Students should double check and make sure they have:
You are going to make a PowerPoint game for the younger kids at school to play. The game should help them learn something or practice something they've already learned. Here are some examples from previous years: Shapes and Spanish. Here are some examples of topics:
Step 1Start by showing the students the final product (the book) and then demonstrate what they will be doing during that class:
Students must include the following in their book: