Intro to PowerPoint
Fifth graders research one of the fifty states and develop a report using PowerPoint presented in the format of a State Fair. They include capitals, symbols, tourist sites and important annual events.
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Introduction to E-Pals: Email Format
Practice using the E-Pals email format. After participating in a quick write activity in which they write and discuss email, learners watch a PowerPoint presentation about proper email formatting and etiquette. Finally, they draft an...
5th Technology & Engineering
Why Do We Have Thanksgiving?
Students investigate the change in the Thanksgiving holiday over time. They research the Native Americans and Pilgrims to find out how their relationship affected the holiday. They create a PowerPoint presentation using digital cameras...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
The Great Migration: An Oral History
Students research the factors which contributed to the great migration and write a well organized research paper using multiple sources. They incorporate quotations into their paper, both direct and paraphrased, in accordance with MLA...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Earthquakes Living Lab: Geology and the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake
We can learn from the past to protect the future. Pairs look at two historical earthquakes: San Francisco, Calif., and Kobe, Japan. Pupils compare the two earthquakes and their impacts, then determine how engineers may use the...
5th - 8th Science
Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable