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January 21, 2009 – Recipes

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 & 3-4 students will be working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break.
5-6 & 7-8 students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format. The student’s recipes will be assembled into a cookbook.

Materials Needed
• recipe from a foreign country

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will finish working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break. “Over Christmas break I…” Students will finish handwriting.
3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their story. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer.

3-4 Students will be working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break. “Over Christmas break I…” Students will finish handwriting 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their story. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer.

5-6 Students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format.

7-8 Students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format.

Assessment

Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 

January 23, 2009 – Recipes

Subjects

• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be doing WPM test
3-4 students will be working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break.
5-6 & 7-8 students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format. The student’s recipes will be assembled into a cookbook.

Materials Needed

• recipe from a foreign country

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be doing WPM test.

3-4 Students will be finishing their stories about what they did over their Christmas break. “Over Christmas break I…” Students will finish handwriting 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their story. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer.

5-6 Students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format.

7-8 Students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 

 

January 28, 2009 – Recipes

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be creating a story of their choice.
3-4 students will be creating a story of their choice.
5-6 & 7-8 students will be finishing their recipes from a foreign country. student’s recipes will be assembled into a cookbook.
Materials Needed
• create a story
• recipe from a foreign country

Lesson Plan
1-2 Show students will type an online dictionary called Merriam-Webster for kids. Students will type http://www.wordcentral.com in the address bar.
The students will type the word, “world”, and then I will assign a story project.
Students will write a story of their choice. Students will handwrite 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Show students will type an online dictionary called Merriam-Webster for kids. Students will type http://www.wordcentral.com in the address bar.
The students will type the word, “world”, and then I will assign a story project.
Students will write a story of their choice. Students will handwrite (1) one – (2) two pages, using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 Students will be working on their recipes from a foreign country.

7-8 Students will be finishing their recipes from a foreign country, printing them, and handing them in at the end of class.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


January 30, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
3-4 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
5-6 students will be finishing their recipes from a foreign country. student’s recipes will be assembled into a cookbook.
7-8 students will be creating a story of their humanistic drawing.

Materials Needed
• create a story
* crayons and color pencils

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will handwrite 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will write a story of their choice. Students will handwrite (1) one – (2) two pages, using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 Students will be finishing their recipes from a foreign country, printing them, and handing them in at the end of class.

7-8 Show students will type an online dictionary called Merriam. Students will type http://www.m-w.com/home.htm in the address bar. The students will type the word, “world”, and then I will assign a story project.
Students will be given an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper; they will fold it in threes. Each student will draw a head and shoulders on the top 1/3 section of their 8.5 x11 piece of paper and fold and leave a little section (lines) and pass it to another person. Then a second person will draw a body, on the middle 1/3 section, using the lines. Then a third person will finish the legs on the bottom 1/3 section. Students will add as much detail as possible, use crayons or color pencils. Students will make their drawings humanistic. Their drawings can be an animal or monster, but must have a head & shoulders, body and legs.
Finally the person who draws first started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be creating a (1) one – (2) two page hand-written story of their drawing for homework. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


February 4, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
3-4 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
5-6 & 7-8 students will be creating a story of their humanistic drawing.

Materials Needed
• create a story
* crayons and color pencils

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will handwrite 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will handwrite (1) one – (2) two pages, using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 Show students will type an online dictionary called Merriam. Students will type http://www.m-w.com/home.htm in the address bar. The students will type the word, “world”, and then I will assign a story project.
Students will be given an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper; they will fold it in threes. Each student will draw a head and shoulders on the top 1/3 section of their 8.5 x11 piece of paper and fold and leave a little section (lines) and pass it to another person. Then a second person will draw a body, on the middle 1/3 section, using the lines. Then a third person will finish the legs on the bottom 1/3 section. Students will add as much detail as possible, use crayons or color pencils. Students will make their drawings humanistic. Their drawings can be an animal or monster, but must have a head & shoulders, body and legs.
Finally the person who draws first started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be creating a (1) one – (2) two page hand-written story of their drawing for homework. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

7-8 Students will be finishing their humanistic drawings. The third person will finish the legs on the bottom 1/3 section. Students will add as much detail as possible, use crayons or color pencils. Students will make their drawings humanistic. Their drawings can be an animal or monster, but must have a head & shoulders, body and legs.
Finally the person who draws first started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be creating a (1) one – (2) two page hand-written story of their drawing for homework. Then students will be typing a story about their humanistic drawing, (each students will get back the drawing they first started – head & shoulders) using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.


 


February 6, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
3-4 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
5-6 & 7-8 students will be creating a story of their humanistic drawing.

Materials Needed
• create a story
• crayons and color pencils

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. They will be assigned hand-written story of their drawing for homework, if not finished in class. Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 Students will be finishing their humanistic drawings. Students will be given an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper; they will fold it in threes. Each student will draw a head and shoulders on the top 1/3 section of their 8.5 x11 piece of paper and fold and leave a little section (lines) and pass it to another person. Then a second person will draw a body, on the middle 1/3 section, using the lines. Then a third person will finish the legs on the bottom 1/3 section. Students will add as much detail as possible, use crayons or color pencils. Students will make their drawings humanistic. Their drawings can be an animal or monster, but must have a head & shoulders, body and legs.
Finally the person who draws first started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be creating a (1) one – (2) two page hand-written story of their drawing for homework, if not finished in class. The students will be typing their stories using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

7-8 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be creating a (1) one – (2) two page hand-written story of their drawing for homework, if not finished in class. The students will be typing the story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.


 


February 11, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
3-4 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
5-6 & 7-8 students will be creating a story of their humanistic drawing.

Materials Needed
• create a story
• crayons and color pencils

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

7-8 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


February 18, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
3-4 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
5-6 & 7-8 students will be creating a story of their humanistic drawing.

Materials Needed
• create a story
• crayons and color pencils

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will be finishing writing a story of their choice. Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

7-8 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


February 25, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
3-4 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
5-6 & 7-8 students will be creating a story of their humanistic drawing.

Materials Needed
• create a story
• crayons and color pencils

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be finishing typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

7-8 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.


 

February 27, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be working on a worksheet.
3-4 students will be finishing creating a story of their choice.
5-6 & 7-8 students will be creating a story of their humanistic drawing.

Materials Needed
• create a story
• crayons and color pencils

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on a worksheet called, "Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web. Students will be learning about “Search Engines”.

3-4 Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

7-8 The person who started the humanistic drawing (head & shoulders) will be typing their story about their humanistic drawing, using a computer. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.


 

March 4, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.
3-4 students will be typing their stories using a computer.
5-6 students will be working on a worksheet.
7-8 students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Materials Needed
• student’s stories
• crayons and color pencils
• worksheet called, "Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will be typing their stories using a computer. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their stories. Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 Students will be working on a worksheet called, "Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web. Students will be learning about “Search Engines”.

7-8 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.


 


March 11, 2009 – Stories

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.
3-4 students will be working on a worksheet
5-6 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.
7-8 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates. Then will be working on a worksheet called, "Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web.

Materials Needed
• student’s stories
• a worksheet called, "Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

3-4 Students will be working on a worksheet called, "Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web. Students learn to use a “Search Engine”; called yahoo.kids.com Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates on Friday.

5-6 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

7-8 Students will be finishing reading their stories to their fellow classmates. Then will be working on a worksheet called, "Finding Your Way in the World Wide Web. Students learn to use a “Search Engine”; called yahoo.kids.com

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.


 


March 13, 2009 – Internet Research

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 Students will learn to use “Kids Pix”.
3-4 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.
5-6, 7-8 The students will be learning how to explore a website, using links, menu tabs, etc., while filling out a worksheet on “weather”.

Materials Needed
• students stories
• a worksheet called, “Weather and Natural Disasters.”

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will learn to use “Kids Pix”. How to use the tools to draw a picture. (Cody, Joshua, and Andrews will be helping me teach).

3-4 Students will be reading their stories to their fellow classmates.

5-6 The students will be learning how to explore a website, using links, menu tabs, etc., while filling out a worksheet.
Students will first be instructed to go to google and type in the words, “Kids Weather” and click on the #1 site, which is, weatherwizkids.com. Students will use the site to fill out the worksheet called, “Weather and Natural Disasters.”

7-8 The students will be learning how to explore a website, using links, menu tabs, etc., while filling out a worksheet.
Students will first be instructed to go to google and type in the words, “Kids Weather” and click on the #1 site, which is, weatherwizkids.com. Students will


Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


March 18, 2009 – Internet Research

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2, 3-4, 5-6, and 7-8 Students will learn how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet.

Materials Needed
• a worksheet called “Weather Bear”
• a worksheet called, “Weather and Natural Disasters”
• a worksheet called “Weather Record”

Lesson Plan
1-2, 3-4 Students will learn how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet called “Weather Bear”. Students will fill in the city and state and weather for that city and state, and then dress a bear with the correct clothes for the weather, using “weather.com”.

5-6 The students will be finishing learning how to explore a website, using links, menu tabs, etc., while filling out a worksheet.
Then students will learn how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet called “Weather record”. Students will write definitions for weather terms, using “weatherwizkids.com” and be entering weather data on five cites/states. (Fort Lauderdale, FL 33388, Los Angeles, CA 90001, South Bend, IN 46614, Detroit, MI 48219, Berrien Springs, MI 49103)

7-8 Students will learn how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet called “Weather record”. Students will write definitions for weather terms, using “weatherwizkids.com” and be entering weather data on five cites/states. (Fort Lauderdale, FL 33388, Los Angeles, CA 90001, South Bend, IN 46614, Detroit, MI 48219, Berrien Springs, MI 49103)

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches

 


March 20, 2009 – Internet Research

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 Students will learn to use “Kids Pix”, by making a picture of their choice
3-4, 5-6, 7-8 The students will be learning how to explore a website, using links, menu tabs, etc., while filling out a worksheet on “weather”.

Materials Needed
• a worksheet called “Weather Bear”
• a worksheet called, “Weather and Natural Disasters”
• a worksheet called “Weather Record”

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be finishing learning how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet called “Weather Bear”. Students will fill in the city and state and weather for that city and state, and then dress a bear with the correct clothes for the weather, using “weather.com”

3-4 Students will be finishing learning how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet called “Weather Bear”. Students will fill in the city and state and weather for that city and state, and then dress a bear with the correct clothes for the weather, using “weather.com”
Then students will first be instructed to go to google and type in the words, “Kids Weather” and click on the #1 site, which is, weatherwizkids.com. Students will use the site to fill out the worksheet called, “Weather and Natural Disasters”.

5-6 The students will be finishing filling out a worksheet called “Weather record”. Students will write definitions for weather terms, using “weatherwizkids.com” and be entering weather data on five cites/states. (Fort Lauderdale, FL 33388, Los Angeles, CA 90001, South Bend, IN 46614, Detroit, MI 48219, Berrien Springs, MI 49103)

Then students will learn how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet called “Weather Bear”. Students will fill in the city and state and weather for that city and state, and then dress a bear with the correct clothes for the weather, using “weather.com”

7-8 The students will be finishing filling out a worksheet called “Weather record”. Students will write definitions for weather terms, using “weatherwizkids.com” and be entering weather data on five cites/states. (Fort Lauderdale, FL 33388, Los Angeles, CA 90001, South Bend, IN 46614, Detroit, MI 48219, Berrien Springs, MI 49103)

Then students will learn how to find information on the web (weather), while filling out a worksheet called “Weather Bear”. Students will fill in the city and state and weather for that city and state, and then dress a bear with the correct clothes for the weather, using “weather.com”.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches