• Let's Be Safe Online: (ELA) First 9 Weeks

    Let's Be Safe Online: (ELA) First 9 Weeks

    In this project, students research information about how to stay safe when using the Internet. They create posters to help remind other students about online safety. Then, they present their online safety posters to other classes to help educate other students

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  • State the Facts: (ELA) End of First 9 weeks/ Second 9 weeks

    State the Facts: (ELA) End of First 9 weeks/ Second 9 weeks

    The Internet is full of information. The challenge is finding the relevant and trustworthy information. Students will practice search strategies by using a search engine to find information about their home state. They will summarize and evaluate the information they find. Then, they will organize key facts into a chart. This activity will reinforce skills that are crucial to students' effective use of the Internet to find information.

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  • State Regions - (Social Studies) End of First 9 weeks/ Second 9 weeks

    State Regions - (Social Studies) End of First 9 weeks/ Second 9 weeks

    In this project, students will learn about the regions of their state. For example, students living in Texas will study Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains. Then, students will create slideshows to present information about one of the regions to the class. They use the information they learn from their classmates’ presentations to complete a Venn diagram comparing two regions of their choosing.


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  • Outlining The Food Chain (Science) Fourth 9 weeks

    Outlining The Food Chain (Science) Fourth 9 weeks

    In this project, students will learn more about food chains. They will use the Internet to explore different representations of the parts of food chains. Students should already be familiar with the graphical representation of a basic food chain. Students will learn how to organize information into an outline, and how to use word processing software tools to create outlines. Students will use the information they collect and new outlining skills to create an outline about their food chain. Through this exercise, they will begin to learn how to use words to describe complex systems.

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Last Modified on April 4, 2016