4th Grade


Week of 2/24/2020

posted Feb 13, 2020, 12:51 PM by Mr K   [ updated Feb 20, 2020, 9:22 AM ]

Emphasis on:  Google Sites 2 - Elements

1) Students continue building their sites in Google Sites, this time adding elements to their pages.


https://sites.google.com/new

Week of 2/10/2020

posted Feb 7, 2020, 8:25 AM by Mr K

Emphasis on:  Website Creation in Google Sites 

1) Students start building their sites in Google Sites, focusing on the creating the site outline and then adding content.


https://sites.google.com/new

Week of 2/3/2020

posted Jan 30, 2020, 12:01 PM by Mr K

Emphasis on:  Website Planning cont.

1) Students continue planning their websites with visual mockups.


classroom.google.com


2) With extra time, students may begin setting up their sites in Google Sites.


https://sites.google.com/new

Week of 1/27/2020

posted Jan 16, 2020, 10:05 AM by Mr K   [ updated Jan 23, 2020, 2:40 PM ]

Emphasis on:  Website Planning

1) Students begin their website design unit with a planning activity in Google Docs.


classroom.google.com

Week of 1/13/2020

posted Dec 19, 2019, 1:18 PM by Mr K

Emphasis on: Keyboarding Wrap-up - Speed Tests 

1) Students spend a few minutes in TypingClub on their last day of formal keyboarding:


https://www.typingclub.com/login/


2) Students then open up a word processor and type poems they've written using the proper typing technique.



3) Next, they then see the progress they've made by taking a final WPM test.


http://www.planetbravo.com/typing-test.php 

Week of 12/16/2019

posted Dec 12, 2019, 9:03 AM by Mr K

Hour of Code!

Emphasis on: Hour of Code

We take a time out from our units this week to celebrate Grace Murray Hopper and the world of Computer Science. Students will complete coding activities in the form of quick, engaging modules.


Star Wars
https://code.org/starwars
Flappy Game
https://hourofcode.com/flap
Minecraft
https://studio.code.org/s/hero/reset
Run Marco Run 
https://www.allcancode.com/runmarco

Kodable
https://game.kodable.com/hour-of-code#beach-cleanup

 
Compute It
http://compute-it.toxicode.fr/?hour-of-code
Street Artist
https://world.kano.me/challenges/strings

Robot Battle
https://cospaces.io/edu/hour-of-code/robot-rattle
Robot Repair
http://www.thinkfun.com/hourofcode/
The Grinch
http://www.grinchhourofcode.com/game.html
Dance Party
https://code.org/dance
Bits and Bricks
https://www.lego.com/assets/FranchiseSites/Portal/BitsAndBricks2/v10/deploydsd/index.html
Robo Garden 
https://robogarden.ca/index/hourofcode/steam/technology/2167
Little Dot Adventure

More Activities
http://code.org/learn 

Week of 12/9/2019

posted Dec 5, 2019, 10:04 AM by Mr K

Emphasis on:  Keyboarding Progress

1) Students kick-off class with Tide Pool!





2) Then continue practicing their keyboarding skills in Typing Club.
 
https://www.typingclub.com/login/

Week of 12/2/2019

posted Nov 21, 2019, 10:19 AM by Mr K

Emphasis on:  Keyboarding Check-in - Assessing Progress

1) Students start class with a fun warm-up game:


https://toybox.tools.bbc.co.uk/activities/id/activity-dance-mat-typing/exitGameUrl/http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fguides%2Fz3c6tfr


2) Students then continue working in TypingClub:


https://www.typingclub.com/login/

REMINDER! Choose "Login with Google"

Week of 11/18/2019

posted Nov 7, 2019, 9:39 AM by Mr K   [ updated Nov 14, 2019, 11:48 AM ]

Emphasis on:  Keyboarding Kick-off!

1) Students discuss the importance of keyboarding skills and learn the fundamentals of proper technique.

2) Students then take an initial WPM assessment:


http://www.planetbravo.com/typing-test.php

3) And then get started with their personal accounts in TypingClub:


https://www.typingclub.com/signup.html
REMINDER! Choose "Sign Up with Google"
This link is to Sign Up if you've never used Typing Club before.

Week of 11/4/2019

posted Oct 31, 2019, 9:56 AM by Mr K   [ updated Nov 4, 2019, 12:34 PM ]

Emphasis on:  The Need for Keyboarding - Epitomized

1) No one except the avid typists will have fun today as we exemplify the need to learn to type.  

2) After 20 minutes, we will then discuss and perform some formatting duties. 


https://classroom.google.com

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