Archive for February, 2010

Mission Assignment #3

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23, 2010 by littclass4thgrade

Directions:

1. Download the worksheet by clicking here. Click “save file”, do not click “open with” when the downloads window comes up.

2. Open the worksheet, minimize it and have it ready.

3. Go to the website the worksheet is on by clicking here. Go to the link that says “Why Missions (and not a hotel chain)?

4.Read the directions follow directions on it, write what it asks you to.

5. Save the worksheet to the documents folder with the name “Why Missions (your name)”.

6. Print the worksheet and give it to Mr. Litt.

When you are done go to this learning link by clicking here.

When you are done with that one, go to this other learning link by clicking here.

Mission Power Point Assignment #2

Posted in Uncategorized on February 22, 2010 by littclass4thgrade

Directions for today’s assignment: Mission San Antonio De Padua

1. Open a word processing document (NOT a powerpoint) by clicking Applications menu>Office>Open Office.org Word Processor. Minimize it and have it ready.

2. Go to this website by clicking here.

3. Scroll down the page until you get to a section called “Establishment of Mission San Antonio de Padua.”

4.Read the first three paragraphs (a total of 21 lines)

5.Maximize (bring back) your  word processing document. Think of what you just read and the description of the priests taking out and Junipero ringing the bell. Write in your own words why you think Junipero rang the bell and describe what happened. (2-6 sentences)

6. Save your writing to the documents folder and call it “Padua mission (your name)”

7. Find an image on this site that you think fits your writing, (there are many links on the left side) save the image to the Documents folder.

Today’s Learning Link if you get done before time: click here:

It’s an interactive lesson on story, setting, plot and character, using “Cinderella”. There are many parts to it, you might need to finish it another day. Requires headphones!

Assignment for 2/16 and 2/18

Posted in Uncategorized on February 16, 2010 by littclass4thgrade

This little girl’s name is Ana. Her grandmother gave her a kitten three days ago. This morning when she got up she could not find her kitten.

Imagine what she did when she woke up.

Where did she go? what did she do?

Write a very short story about her in the “leave a comment” link at the bottom of today’s blog entry written very small in red.

Write about her waking up and looking for her kitten. It should be at least 8 sentences long. Make the movie in your mind come to life by describing what she sees, touches, smells, feels.

You can make up any ending you want. You could use these sentence frames if you want:

“Ana woke up and____________, because_____________________.”

“Ana always__________________ when she woke up, but today she__________________.

If you get done before time is up you may go to these links for an activity.

link 1:  Roman numerals, click on “hint” on the bottom if you get stuck!

link 2: the Grammar Gorillas, try “easy” and “advanced”.

link 3: the apostrophe game.

Activities for Sub Day 2/11

Posted in Uncategorized on February 10, 2010 by littclass4thgrade

Directions:

1. Go to typeonline by clicking here. Do Lesson #1, Exercise #4, 5 and 6 and practice 10 minutes.

2.. Go to a typing game by clicking here. You choose which one, but practice 10 more minutes.

3. Play the the ballon pronoun game, click here.

4. Try the capitalization quiz by clicking here.

5. Take the computer parts quiz and game by clicking here.

6.Play math basketball by clicking here.

7. Help Michael recycle by clicking here.

Mission Power Point Assignment

Posted in Uncategorized on February 9, 2010 by littclass4thgrade

You are going to make a Power Point Presentation of some of the Missions of California.

Directions:

1. Mission San Diego Alcala: Go to this website by clicking here. Make a slide of this mission by saving the image on the webpage and by copying and pasting the first line of the writing underneath the image.

2. Missions San Carlos Borromeo de Caramelo: Go to this website by clicking here and save the image for your second slide. Write the following words on your second slide: Mission San Carlos was the second mission founded by father Junipero Serra. It was made of thick mud walls and was built in 1771. Father Serra lived in a small room and died there in 1784.

3. When you are done with your two slides, we are going to save them to your email.

When you are done, these are the activities we will do:

Link 1

Link 2

Link 3


Power Point Practice #2

Posted in Uncategorized on February 5, 2010 by littclass4thgrade

Directions:

1. Save the images on this blog to your desktop.

2. Insert the top image on a power point slide.

3. On the same slide put the following words “This is an old map of the missions in Californis made by the Spanish”

4. Insert  the bottom image on a second power point slide.

5. On the second put these words, “This is Father Junipero Serra, founder of the Spanish Missions in California”.

When you are done, do these activities in order:

1. http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/plur.cgi?A1=s&A2=3&INSTRUCTS=1

2. http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/g/capitalizationp.cfm

3. http://www.tv411.org/lessons/cfm/reading.cfm?str=reading&num=2&act=4&que=1

When you are done with these, you can play Tux Math. You will find Tux Math under the Applications>Games menu on the top left of your screen.

Power Point Lesson

Posted in Uncategorized on February 2, 2010 by littclass4thgrade

Directions:

1. Save the images on this blog to your desktop.

2. Insert   the top image on a power point slide.

3. On the same slide put the following words “This is Mission Santa Barbara”

4. Insert  the bottom image on a second power point slide.

5. On the second put these words, “This is Mission San Rafael”.