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Language 3-5

A Day in the Life: Students will use knowledge and experience to tell about events.

Alien Story: Students will use correct punctuation when writing a conversation.

Animal Story: An Informational Narrative: Students will use technology to create an informational narrative story about an animal.

Animated Cartoons: Students will create an animated iMovie out of pictures created in art class.

Author Study: First grade and third grade students will choose an author to study and then create a powerpoint presentation on the author.

Autograph Story: Students will write a narrative essay.

Camera for a Day: Students will observe appropriate behavior in their classmates.

Classmate Grid: Students will use a coordinate grid using information about their classmates.

Classmate Pictograph: Students will make a pictograph using information about their classmates.

Daily Journals: Students will develop their writing skills by writing in their daily journals.

Discovering Dinosaurs: Students will use technology to research information about dinosaurs and use that information to create a Keynote slide show presentation.

Ecosystem: Students will create an expository response in which ideas and details follow an organizational pattern and are relavent to the purpose by writing a report based on their observations and data.

Florida the Best WebQuest: Students will demonstrate that Florida is the Best State by creating a PowerPoint Presentation.

Food Chain: Students will use technology to enhance the effectiveness of communication by writing a paragraph describing their food chain using key vocabulary.

Geometric Figures: Students will create an expository response in which ideas and details follow an organizational pattern and are relevant to the purpose by explaining why the item from their environment forms the requested geometric figure and creating a book to share their pictures and information.

Gettysburg Movie: Students will know the causes and important events of the Civil War by reading and depicting the Gettysburg Address.

Interactive Journeys: Students will use technology to enhance their field trip.

Literature Blog: Students will use a blog to post reflections on books they are reading.

Making Books: Students will make their own personal books using iPhoto.

Monster Voices: Students will use technology to incorporate an author's style into their own writing.

The Most Important Thing: Students will better understand the main idea by using iMovie to create a class book.

The Necklace of Teeth Comic Strip: Students will use technology to create a comic strip which identifies the major events in a story.

Nike Transitions: Students view a Nike commercial for examples of transitions as used in movies and writing.

Personal Timeline: Students will create a timeline of their own lives.

Poem Movies: Students will develop a sense of imagery by choosing approriate pictures to go with the poem.

Poetry Creations: Students produce iMovies to share their thoughts of friendship along with poetry creations. Tying up a year of hard work with a special memory project.

Prior Knowledge: Students will use knowledge of appropriate level vocabulary in reading by building background knowledge of a book through the use of pictures on the web.

Procedure Movies: Students will use details to describe classroom procedures.

Reading Portfolio: Students will identify words and construct meaning from text, illustrations, graphics, and charts using the strategies of phonics, word structure, and context clues.

Sea World Fieldtrip Follow-up: Students will use the Internet to reflect on their experiences on their field trip to Sea World.

Student E-mail: Students create free student e-mail accounts through

Summary Movie: Students will summarize a reading selection by creating an iMovie.

Weather: Students will watch the weather each day of the school year and compare weather from each season using Appleworks Spreadsheet.

What I Enjoyed Most about First Grade: First and fifth grade students work together on an end of the year scrapbook project.

Writing Scripts for Math Podcast: Students will use Use iPod, iTalk, iTunes, Garageband, and Keynote to create podcasts of student-created review questions.

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