~ The Bell Sisters choose cell phone plans
~ The Tick Tack Telephone – Choosing a Plan
~ Learn about the components of a cell phone
~ Open up a cell phone and label it’s parts
~ Try to put cell phone back together
This week, the Sphinxes will work on their first Project Based Learning unit. I am starting light to see how it goes. For Miss Sphinx graphing will be a review but for Young Sphinx it will be an introduction. We will use this project that we found at Teach21 as a guide. Each week (or two) will be a new project in which we’ll create a folder/journal to record all of our work. I plan to make each project based mainly on a particular subject and go from there. For example, this project is math based but we will include some history and writing exercises.
Week 1 of each month – Science
Week 2 of each month – Language Arts
Week 3 of each month – Math
Week 4 of each month – Social Studies
I am super new to this but I have to keep enhancement relevant and interested. I can’t do the same thing every single day so I know my Sphinxes can’t either and what child doesn’t love doing projects?
According to the Rubric for this project, we’ll work on addition, subtraction , multiplication and division of whole numbers, fractions, mixed numbers, decimals, and integers. The Sphinxes will create spreadsheets on Excel, a PowerPoint presentation, and Miss Sphinx will actually write a 1-2 report to close out the week. We also will use our creative skills to make a flyer for our favorite phones although I haven’t decided if we’ll do them online, offline, or both. The children will create a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast each cell phone provider, and of course, they’ll create various graphs based on surveys and other information.
This is the second unit for our literature studies for the year. For this particular unit, we’ll focus on the topic of setting. Below you will find some resources to explore that writing concept. Feel free to download the unit for your own use. Be sure to subscribe to our blog to get immediate access to future Literature units and more.
~ Fiction Writing: Developing Your Setting
~ Writing Dynamic Settings
~ Fiction Writing Exercises for Developing Setting
~ How to Introduce Setting
~ The Setting Game for Kids
~ Facebook post of links
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