Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

PYP-4 Prezi Project

The following Prezi is to be used as a guide for the PYP-4 unit of inquiry projects, respectively.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Grade 5 Exhibition Forms

Grade 5 students should submit the link to their survey on the form below:

The submitted surveys can be opened and answered from the spreadsheet below:

Grade 5 Uses Google Forms

Grade 5 will need to make surveys for their Exhibition.  We are learning how to use Google Forms for this purpose.

PYP-5 Exhibition Tools

Grade 5 students were given the following product grid detailing some of the elements of their Exhibition project.  Many of the products can be accomplished using ICT tools.

Grade 5 Exhibition Product Grid

The PYP-5 spent some class time exploring some of the various technology tools available for their exhibition projects.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Biome Google Presentations

PYP-3 is studying biomes in their new unit of inquiry and they will be making Google Slides presentations.  The classroom teachers designed the following project guidelines:

Create an 8-slide Google Slides presentation about a biome (freshwater, desert, grasslands, tundra, marine, forest)
  • Slide 1)Title slide with name
  • Slide 2) introduction and overview, inquiry points, central idea
  • Slide 3) define and describe biome
  • Slide 4) plant and animal life
  • Slide 5) adaptations for survival, how life is supported in the biome
  • Slide 6) risks to the environment
  • Slide 7) our responsibility – action
  • Slide 8) source list (simple)
ICT guidelines are as follows:
  • Each presentation should have a theme
  • Each slide should have a title
  • Each slide should have a transition
  • Animation should be used at least once
  • There should be at least one hyperlink
  • Font size, color and type should be consistent and appropriate
  • Each slide should have a graphic (picture, map, graph, video, etc)
  • Each slide will have text (a few sentences and possibly labels)
  • Create Google Slide
  • Rename presentation
  • Share with Katherine and your classroom teacher
  • Choose a theme and create 8 slides

Helpful websites:
Brainpop Biomes
Biomes of the World
Enchanted Learning
National Geographic for Kids