3rd Grade

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Touch Typing site for keyboarding skills practice. Practice lessons 3.
 

October 21, 2021 (week 8)
Animal Research for PowerPoint (3 weeks) (week 3 was for corrections)


Students will view the Facts4me website and choose an animal they would like to research.

They will log on with the

username: St. albert
password: mustangs61

They will be assigned one of the following categories: (have spreadsheet for labels for worksheets)

Alpine Animals
amphibians
Animals of Australia
Arctic Tundra Animals
Bats
Bears
Birds
Cats (wild)
Cave Animals
Chaparral Animals
Desert Life (animals only)
Fish - Freshwater
Forest Animals
Freshwater Animals
Grassland Animals
Mammals
Marine Animals
Marsupials
Mountain Animals
Owls
Penguins
Prairie Animals
Rainforest Animals
Reptiles
Savanna Animals
Sharks
Snakes
Tundra Animals
Whales
Woodland Animals

They will complete an information sheet pertaining to their chosen animal.

If your animal does not have the male, female, baby and group information, try the Kidzone: Animal male, female, baby and group names website or Enchanted Learning: Name of female, male, baby and group.

November 16, 2021 (week 11)
Animal PowerPoint (3 weeks)

Students will create an 8 slide presentation from the given template under 'your work'. We will be following along with the research worksheet we completed earlier in the year.

First slide will have their animal name, a picture of their animal, and their FIRST Name and room number.  

The second slide will be the type of animal. They will finish the writing prompt in the first text box and add a picture of their animal into the 2nd text box.

The third slide will be where their animal lives (just like the 3rd question on the worksheet). They will finish the writing prompt and add a picture of where their animal lives.

The fourth slide will be habitat. They will once again finish the writing prompt and add a picture of their animal's habitat.

The fifth slide will be the animal's male, female, baby and group name. They will also add a picture of their baby animal.

The sixth slide will be on predators of their Animal and will including a picture of the predator.

The seventh slide will be on eating habits and will include two text boxes, one for what animal eats and another for a  picture of what they eat.

The final slide will be titled Interesting Facts and will include a text box with the 3 additional facts they researched. They will add a picture pertaining to one of the additional facts to this slide.

Students will click on 'turn in' on this page once they have finished the presentation.

I will compile student slides into one PPT presentation to be presented during 2 computer classes.

Non Google Classroom year: Students will then print a copy of their slides for grading. They will print their presentation 2 slides per page and gray scale.

They will need to rename their PPT to their name, turn their slides into the user volume hand-in folder (save final copy to desktop, connect to server, open user volume, hand-in, 3rd grade, room number, drag in assignment)- will be done as class. Instructor will compile slides into one PPT presentation to be presented in classrooms.

 

December 1, 2021 (week 12)
Letters to Santa (2 weeks)

Students will go to the Touch Typing site to work on their keyboarding skills. They will move to lesson 3.

Students will be given a format to follow and will write a letter to Santa. The will use the Word software. They will open a new document. They will start by typing in their name and address. They will return 4 times and type a greeting, Dear Santa. They will write 4 good sentences to Santa about their past year. They will return two times after the last sentence and type 'Here is my list'. They will then write a numbered list of 8 items they would like for Christmas. They will include a closing and after returning 4 times, type their names. When they are finished they will print their letter and sign their name.

December 17, 2021 (week 14)
Animal PowerPoint, continued (2 more weeks)

Students will create an 8 slide presentation from the given template under 'your work'. We will be following along with the research worksheet we completed earlier in the year.

First slide will have their animal name, a picture of their animal, and their FIRST Name and room number.  

The second slide will be the type of animal. They will finish the writing prompt in the first text box and add a picture of their animal into the 2nd text box.

The third slide will be where their animal lives (just like the 3rd question on the worksheet). They will finish the writing prompt and add a picture of where their animal lives.

The fourth slide will be habitat. They will once again finish the writing prompt and add a picture of their animal's habitat.

The fifth slide will be the animal's male, female, baby and group name. They will also add a picture of their baby animal.

The sixth slide will be on predators of their Animal and will including a picture of the predator.

The seventh slide will be on eating habits and will include two text boxes, one for what animal eats and another for a  picture of what they eat.

The final slide will be titled Interesting Facts and will include a text box with the 3 additional facts they researched. They will add a picture pertaining to one of the additional facts to this slide.

Students will click on 'turn in' on this page once they have finished the presentation.

I will compile student slides into one PPT presentation to be presented during 2 computer classes.

Non Google Classroom year: Students will then print a copy of their slides for grading. They will print their presentation 2 slides per page and gray scale.

They will need to rename their PPT to their name, turn their slides into the user volume hand-in folder (save final copy to desktop, connect to server, open user volume, hand-in, 3rd grade, room number, drag in assignment)- will be done as class. Instructor will compile slides into one PPT presentation to be presented in classrooms.

January 10, 2022 (week 15)
STAR Reading Test

Students will go to the Touch Typing site to work on their keyboarding skills. They will practice lessons 3.

Students will be tested a second time with the STAR Reading Assessment. This will give the students an update reading range to select from when choosing books from the library. It will also give the teacher an idea of how the class is progressing in their reading skills. 

January 19, 2022 (week 16)​
Animal PowerPoint, complete (1 week)

 

January 27, 2022 (week 17)

Animal PowerPoint Presentations (2 weeks)

February 24, 2021 (week 19)
Behind the Name Research (2 weeks)

Students will go to the Touch Typing site to work on their keyboarding skills. They will move to practice lessons 5.

Students will be given a worksheet that they will fill out using the information found at Behind the Name. They will research their first name and find information on the gender, usage, rank, year, 3 related names, and name day. They will Google search the meaning of their name. They may also go to the Happy Name Day website if there is no Name Day info on the Behind the Name page. Click on search for Name Day and type in the requested name. 

March 15, 2021 (week 21)
Behind the Name Poster (3 weeks)


Students will go to the Touch Typing site to work on their keyboarding skills. They will move to practice lessons 5.

Students will take the information they gathered and create a name poster. They will use word art for their name and center it on their document. They will then insert text boxes with the researched information. They will decorate the text boxes with different colors and patterns. They will publish their work once complete.

Students will use spell check before printing. 


April 28, 2021 (week 25) 2 weeks
All About Me for 4th Grade Teacher


Students will download a letter for their 4th grade teachers. They will place it in their 3rd grade folders. They will fill in the information and if time permits, will place a picture about themselves into it. They will print it and I will give it to their teachers next year before the start of classes.

Updated September 16, 2021