Welcome to the 3rd Grade Technology Page! You will find weekly lessons and links posted here!
Lesson: Events Leading up to The Revolutionary War- Haiku Deck- iPads
Date: April 24-May 2, 2013
3rd Graders will divide in to groups and work on some of the important events leading up to the Revolutionary War. I will introduce Haiku Deck for iPad and show the students how to create a presentation with that tool.
It is meant to be "minimalist" in nature. Displaying only relevant images and small amounts of text.
Lesson: Colonist/Native American? Now and Long Ago
Date: April 16-23, 2013
3rd Graders have completed their unit on Colonial America and will use this class to explore two compare/contrast activities using Kidspiration.
Use the information that you've learned this year and last to complete the activities.
Save in your folder with your initials behind the title and print both copies!
Don't forget to put your name on it!
When you are done...
Lesson: Exporting Kidspiration to MS Word and Formatting Skills
Date: April 8-15, 2013
3rd Graders will export their completed kidspiration writing to Mircrosoft Word and format the final copy so that it's a 5 paragraph piece of writing.
Rotation #20, #21 and #22
Lesson: Colonial America Writing
Date: March 11- April 5, 2013
3rd Graders will work on a Kidspiration activity in writing mode to explore several topics in Colonial America. They will use their power writing skills and research skills to create a piece that will later be published as 5 paragraphs telling about colonial life.
The students will open the file below and SAVE it in their own folder with their initials behind it. They will work in writing mode.
Colonial America Resources for YOU!
Lesson: Typing Pal Online (complete reflection)
Date: Feb 22-March 1, 2013
Lesson: EVERNOTE Attachment and Reflection
Date: Feb 14-21, 2013
Rotation #14, #15, #16 and #17
Lesson: Explorers of North America- Research and PPT
Date: January 7-Feb 11, 2013
Lesson: Podcast Reflection and Evernote
Date: December 12-19. 2012
3rd Graders will use this time to listen to 4 other podcasts today. They are to choose 4 different presidents from another classroom and complete the handout.
Click HERE to listen to the podcasts. They will open in iTunes...
Lesson: Evernote Online and Typing Pal
Date: December 4-11, 2012
3rd Graders will be introduced to the online version of Evernote today. They will log on to their account and learn how to:
This will be saved in their My Learning Evernote Notebook.
Lesson: Presidential Podcasts/Typing Pal Online
Date: November 26-December 3, 2012
Lesson: Presidential Podcasts
Date: November 8-19, 2012
Third Graders will begin their Presidential Podcasts this rotation.
Make sure that your headphones are set up (input and output) The input is for the microphone.
Lesson: Introduction to Podcasting-Garage Band
Date: October 30-November7, 2012
3rd graders will be learning about podcasting for the next few rotations. Today, we will be exploring Garage Band and Podcasts in iTunes. We will discuss what a podcast is, how to find them and create our own. The students will be podcasting their presidential research.
Garage Band is an app on your computer that allows you to record your voice, add instruments, create music and make podcasts.
iTunes is an app that houses music, movies, podcasts, books and apps. You can purchase all of your media from this program.
Lesson: Typing Pal Online
Date: October 22-29, 2012
Third Graders will "officially" begin Typing Pal Online this rotation. We will discuss correct technique and the balance between accuracy and speed.
All students will log on to the Typing Pal Online website and enter the institution code trinitys along with their username and password that they've been given. This will be their username and password until they graduate in grade 6.
Each student's progress will be monitored and is individualized based on their needs.
It is highly encouraged that all students spend 5-10 minutes each evening practicing their typing skills.
Lesson: Editing in Microsoft Word
Date: October 11-19, 2012
Goals: Children will use a word processor to alter text size, color and font.
Objectives: Children will learn that text size, style and color can be altered when using word processing software.
1. TSW click the file called Playing with Microsoft Word that's located in the related links column. They will chose SAVE AS and save it to their folder. From there they may open it and begin editing.
2. TSW follow the directions on the page and complete the task.
3. TSW save their work in their folder and name it mswordedit
Lesson: Beat the Tricks/Delivery for Webster
Date: October 2-10, 2012
3rd Graders will continue their unit on Internet Safety and discuss issues with being tricked by grownups who might be Meet Me Mack's or by websites wanting your personal information like Wanna Know Wally.
Students will watch the "Beat the Tricks" music video. They will discuss ways people try to trick kids into dangerous situations. They play a memory game to review the eight tricks they have learned.
The 8 Tricks are...
Beat the Tricks
Watch the video called Beat the Tricks and see if you can spot the 8 tricks that we discussed.
Delivery for Webster
Listen to the story about how Webster is tricked while playing on the internet. This story teaches a great lesson about Pop-Ups and sharing personal information!
Lesson: Generating a QR Code
Date: August 24- Sept 5, 2012
Here are your directions for the lesson today. Please scan the code and complete the activity.
Go to this website to generate your code. Select the FREE TEXT option and type your message in the text box.
When you are done generating your QR Code, please click Download and open it in Preview and then PRINT it. We will use iPads to see if we can figure out who they belong to.
Lesson: QR Code Scavenger Hunt
Date: August 16-23, 2012
Welcome back to Trinity and the new IDEA LAB! This is a place where students and teachers can get together to create, plan, collaborate and celebrate amazing ideas! Today we are going to participate in a QR Code Scavenger Hunt. What is a QR Code? How do you read it? QR stands for Quick Response, it is a trademark that automotive factories used to track and mark their vehicles. The code consists of black modules (square dots) arranged in a square pattern on a white background. When you scan it, information is read and stored.
Mrs. Harris will introduce the lesson with "Where did Mrs. Harris go this summer?". The lesson is on the bulletin board. We will scan all of the codes and see where I went this summer!