4th Grade Assignment #39

Posted in Uncategorized on April 5, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goals:

*Get information from web pages

*Read headings to narrow your search for information.

*Practice basic presentation program skills

Directions:

Activity One:

1.Download the worksheet by clicking here, open it, minimize it so it is ready.

2. Read the worksheet to understand what is asked of you. Ask questions if you do not understand.

3. Go to the website listed here.You will need to go back and forth between the website and the worksheet. Your job is to read headings to find information easily on a long website. Website click here.

Activity Two

1. Open a new, blank presentation.

2. Put these words on the slide. You do that by inserting a text box first. Then copy the words here and paste them into a text box on your presentation.

More than 80% of the gold in the Mother Lode is still yet to be found, today. If you pan for  gold, you might find some.

3. Download the image from this blog entry above. You do that by clicking on the image above, then right clicking on it and selecting “save image as”. Once it is saved, insert it into your presentation slide.

4. Make the words  and image large enough to see clearly, and change the background and font colors to make the slide readable and easy to look at.

Look at this model:


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4th Grade Assignment #38 For Guest Teacher 4/1 and 4/4

Posted in Uncategorized on March 31, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Directions:

Read directions carefully, stay focused on activities.

1. Go to the Keyboarding links page. Do some focused keyboarding practice for 10 minutes on Typeonline. Then do keyboarding Games for 5 minutes.

2. Get headphones ready, and go to this site here, called Math Live!. After the intro, click on the really small link on the bottom that says “LESSONS:. Go to the “MULTIPLICATION OF WHOLE NUMBERS” lesson. You have to click on the green arrow on the bottom of the screen often. Really do each step, listen and take your time.

3. When you are done do the “PLACE VALUE” Lesson. If you are bored, choose one yourself!

3. Go to this page here to learn about UNIT PRICES of things you buy. Then go here to play the UNIT PRICE GAME. You may use the  calculator on the computer, go to Applications>Accessories?Calculator.

4th Gr. Assignment #37 & 5th Gr. Assignment #21

Posted in Uncategorized on March 23, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goal:

*Learn the 5 parts of a friendly letter.

*Learn how to use the spell check tool on a word processing program.

Directions:

We are going to learn something simple, then write your teacher about it.

1. Download this slide here to learn something to write your teacher about. Follow Mr. Litt’s directions.

2. Now we are going to write a letter to your teacher about what we learned.

Here is a guide to the five parts of a friendly letter, use the paper one I gave you or open the digital version of the guide here.

Open a new word document to write the letter on and be ready to follow Mr. Litt’s directions.

3. When you are done writing the letter, go to menu Tools> Spelling and Grammar. Run a spellcheck on your letter. Try it, Mr. Litt will also go over it as a class.

4. When you are done, get permission, then print it..

4th Grade Assignment #36

Posted in Uncategorized on March 18, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning Goal: Learn steps 1, 2 and 3 of Mr. Litt’s 5 step process of finding information on the web and writing from it.

The Steps

1. Decide on what you are looking for before you search.

2. Search for web pages using Mr. Litt’s 4 search tips.

3. Copy/ paste or write facts or inspirations you find.

4. Make an outline

5. Write

Directions:

1.Download the worksheet here open it and have it ready. Today’s work is on the worksheet, completely, read it and do the activities.

When asked go to a keyboarding practice site by clicking here

Link 1 for good site on topic ( use when you can not find one)

Link 2 for good site on topic ( use when you can not find one)

 

6th Grade Assignment #6

Posted in Uncategorized on March 14, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

1. First do 20 minutes of keyboard practice. Do Typeonline for 10 minutes, then you can do keyboarding games for 10 minutes.

Go to keyboard links page for the keyboarding sites.

2. Today you should continue to find information for your bird reports.

Use wikipedia still and read carefully. You may try sites of your own choosing. Look at my guideliines for searching posted on the wall in the 6th and 8th grade boards.

Write what you can on your report template.

Be careful and choose information that really fits what is asked.

5th Gr. #20 and 4th Gr. #35

Posted in Uncategorized on March 11, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning goal: Learn a strategy for reading web pages for information. Today’s strategy: read the introduction paragraph for a dense summary.

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Directions:

1. Download the worksheet here, save it , open it and have it ready. Follow the activities on the worksheet, do them completely. Whn you are done, show it to Mr. Litt to be checked off.

Link for the web dictionary

Link for the web reading assignment

5th Gr. #19 & 4th Gr. #34

Posted in Uncategorized on March 8, 2011 by littclass4thgrade

Learning goal: Use a web dictionary to find definitions. Read from websites to gather information.

Directions:

1. Download the worksheet here save it , open it and have it ready. Follow the activities on the worksheet, do them completely. Whn you are done, show it to Mr. Litt to be checked off.

Link for the web dictionary

Link for the web reading assignment