4th grade

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Welcome to 4th Grade

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August 18, 2022 (week 1)
Acceptable Use Policy and Orientation


We will start class by reviewing the Diocesan's Acceptable Use Policy along with my classroom procedures/policy. We will do this by viewing a PowerPoint presentation. Students will be given time to play any of the games on the computer if time permits. They may not go online!!!

Students will be STAR tested to determine their reading range.

Once they are finished, they will practice their keyboarding skills on the Typing Web site.

August 26, 2022 (week 2 & 4)
Email Communication Skills

Students will be taught proper email skills. They will be shown how to add a subject, address, compose, close and sign (with name and room number) an email. They will then compose and send an email to the instructor. The body of the email will include 3 goals they are setting for this school year. They will send the email for credit.

email etiquette

 

September 6, 2022 (week 3)

STAR Reading Assessment

Students will be STAR tested to determine their reading range.

Once they are finished, they will practice their keyboarding skills on the Typing Web site.


September 22, 2022 (week 5)
Typing, Cyberbulling and Internet Safety (4 weeks)

 

Week 1:  CyberSmart Hero Video We will view the Cybersmart Hero video together as a class. Students will be given an electronic worksheet to complete and turn it in for credit.

Week 2: Cybersmart Detective video Excellent! We will be completing this as a class, answering the questions and discussing the situations as we proceed through the video. Students will be given an electronic worksheet to complete and turn it in for credit.

Week 3: Cybersmart Forever Excellent! We will be completing this as a class, answering the questions and discussing the situations as we proceed through the video. Students will be given an electronic worksheet to complete and turn it in for credit.

Week 4: Think You Know Students will play this game on their own and answer Internet Safety questions while progressing through the different levels.

October 29, 2021 (week 9)
Famous Person Research and PowerPoint (about 3 weeks)


Students will view the Facts4me website and research a given famous US person.

They will fill out a worksheet with the required information. They will answer questions such as where their person was born, how they grew up, what type of education they had, what their achievements were and what they were famous for. This information will be filled on a worksheet they will be given.

 

November 16, 2021 (week 11)
Excel Shopping Spree (3 weeks) 

Students will go to the Typing Web site to work on their keyboarding skills.

Students will access given links to go shopping for Christmas presents for their family members. They will be given $50 to spend for each person (minimum 5 people, use grandparents, cousins, etc if you don't have that many people in your family).

 

They will download an excel spreadsheet template. They will insert the family members/friends name, the gift item chosen, the store it was found at, and the price of the item into the excel sheet found below under related files. They will choose 2 items for each individual. They will need to visit at least 5 different stores to do their shopping.

They may select from the following list:

Target
Walmart
J C Penney
PetSmart
Game Stop
Bath & Body Works
Barnes & Noble
Yankee Candle
Dick's Sporting Goods
Claire's
Kohl's

December 17, 2021 (week 14)
Famous Persons PowerPoint Presentation, (2 weeks)


Students will be given a template to use for their famous person. The first slide will be a title slide with their person's name, a picture of their person, and their own FIRST name and room number. The remaining slides will continue in the order of the research. Students will be shown how to research pictures online and how to insert them into their presentations. 

Students will turn their presentations into the hand-in folder found in user volume on our server. Instructor will combine each student’s presentation into homeroom presentations. Students will present this presentation during computer class.

 

January 10, 2022 (week 15)
STAR reading test (1 week)

 

January 27, 2022 (week 17)
Famous Persons PPT Presentation, (2 weeks)


201 & 202: Finish adding pictures to presentation.

203: Present

​January 27, 2022 (week 17 room 203, Week 20 rooms 201 and 202)
Famous Persons PPT Presentation, (2 weeks)


201 & 202: Students will present their projects to the class.

February 14, 2022, (203: week 19, 201 & 202: week 25)
Coding with Studio Code (4 weeks)

Students will start class by typing for 10 minutes.

Students will log into accounts created for them at Code.org. They will work on the Coding with Anna and Elsa unit. Once they are finished, they may move onto the Minecraft unit. They will challenge themselves with Voyage Aquatic, Adventurer, Hero's Journey then Designer.

Added AI for Oceans (Artificial Intelligence), Dance Party 1 and Dance Party 2.

March 10, 2022 (week 21)
Easter Story Prompt (4 weeks)


Students will start class by typing for 10 minutes. They will go to to TypingWeb page and log in to their accounts with the account information they have been supplied.

Student will open a blank word document. Students will name their document and their name and Easter Story. They will add a header with their name, room number and computer number. Students will copy one of the story prompt from below into a word document.

1. Something’s gone wrong with the Earth’s climate. Just as the Easter bunny was about to leave for his annual Easter egg ritual, a snowstorm hits and locks him in his borough. Will this be the end of Easter as we know it?

2. Nicoli was born in Russia, where Easter was not celebrated. He arrives in America just in time for the annual Easter Celebrations. Explain to him about Easter. Answer why we celebrate, how we celebrate, and the true meaning of Easter.

3. I once got a magic Easter egg… Start a story with this sentence and write about what happened when you received the magic egg.

4. Imagine that the Easter bunny ran out of chocolate and candy before Easter ended. Describe what happened. Did someone come along and save the day?

5. Twas the night before Easter, and all through the borough,...

6. Crack, crack, crack… suddenly one of my Easter eggs started to move! OR (Suddenly the Easter eggs started to talk!)

You will need to finish one of the writing prompts with at least 15 sentences finishing off with your entire name and room number.

Second Week
You will finish and put your story into the 'turn-in' folder so that I may correct your grammar (run-on sentences). You will make corrections on your Word document on your computer next week before you start your Storybook.

Third & Fourth Week, Creation of Storybook with PowerPoint:

Students will be given a template to create a story book. They will come up with a title for their story for page 1 and add their name. They will divide their story into 3 parts. They will copy the text for the 1st part into the 2nd slide. Part 2 will go into the 3rd slide and part 3 into the 4th slide. They will add pictures to each slide to illustrate their story.

April 8, 2022 (week 25)
Coding with Studio Code (4 weeks)
203 started 1 week

Students will log into accounts created for them at Code.org. They will work on the Coding with Anna and Elsa unit. Once they are finished, they may move onto the Minecraft unit. They will challenge themselves with Voyage Aquatic, Hero's Journey, Adventurer then Designer. Once they have finished the Minecraft lessons, they will complete AI (Artificial Intelligence) for Oceans, Dance Party 1 and Dance Party 2.

 

Updated August 2, 2022