Rotation 25: April 28 – May 6

Fourth Grade

Third Grade

Second Grade

First Grade

Kindergarten

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Rotation 24: April 20-27

Fourth Grade

  1. Note Taking tool
  2. Super 3 – Plan, Do, Review
  3. Mackinac links
  4. Plan your Summer Vacation
  5. DNR County Map of Michigan
  6. Wildernet – State Parks

Third Grade

  1. Super 3 – Plan, Do, Review
  2. Using Encyclopedias (guide words)
  3. Using Encyclopedias
  4. Res each/Review Landforms (Desert, Mountain, Volcano, Plain, Savannah, Plateau)
  5. Links –
  6. SIRS Discoverer on the Web
  7. Enchanted Learning Landforms glossary
  8. Enchanted Learning about Oceans
  9. Landforms: Face of the Earth
  10. Volcanoes – Weather Whiz Kids
  11. Prairie sites
  12. World Almanac Tundra
  13. Grand Canyon
  14. Waterfalls

Second Grade

  • Drawing Skills for Poetry Month Humpty Dumpty
  • Using KidPix tools (text, shape and paintbrush)
  • KidPix Slideshow – Humpty Dumpty Slides 3 -4

First Grade

Kindergarten

  • Letter T – Read I Am a Sea Turtle
  • Mighty Math Zoozillions – Addition and Subtraction practice

4th Grade – Super 3 / Michigan Resources

Super 3 – research skills for grades K-4

Plan

students get an assignment or a task, BEFORE they start doing anything, you should think–

  • What am I supposed to do?
  • What will it look like if I do a really good job?
  • What do I need to find out to do the job?

Online Resources

  1. Hartwick Pines State Park
  2. Hartwick Pines Logging Museum
  3. Mackinac Bridge History
  4. Mackinac State Historic Parks
  5. Historical Information on Mackinac
  6. Mackinac Parks for Kids
  7. Wildernet State Parks
  8. Plan your trip on Michigan.gov

Kid Friendly Search Engines

  1. KidRex – Google for Kids
  2. Quintura for Kids
  3. Kindernet Safe Search for Kids

Mackinac Island

  1. History
  2. Absolute Michigan
  3. Mackinac Island

Mackinac Bridge

  1. About the Mackinac Bridge
  2. Mackinac Bridge

Fort Mackinac

  1. Fort Mackinac Wikipedia entry

Fort Michilimackinac

  1. Fort Michilimackinac Wikipedia entry
  2. Fort Michilimackinac

Historic Mill Creek State Park

  1. Historic Mill Creek State Park

Michigan Lighthouses

  1. Directory of Michigan Lighthouses
  2. Michigan Lighthouses

Do

(This is where they read, view, tell, make a picture, etc.)

  1. Note taking tool
  2. Essay map tool
  3. Printing Press – Choose from brochure, newspaper, flyer or booklet.

Review

Before finishing and turning it in, you should stop and think— Is this done?

  • Did I do what I was supposed to do?
  • Do I feel ok about this?
  • Should I do something else before I turn it in?

Washington DC Spring Break

Rotation 23: April 2-16

Fourth Grade

Using Online Almanacs

  1. SIRS Discoverer on the Web
  2. World Almanac for KidsThis “kid friendly” site, created by World Almanac, contains information on weather, animals, inventions, landforms, and more.
  3. FactmonsterThis is a “kid friendly” site with categories including U.S., people, world, sports, math, science, word wise and much more. Excellent site!
  4. Farmer’s AlmanacWant to know what the weather will be like a few months or even years from now? Check the Farmers Almanac to find out!
  5. Guinness World RecordsAn almanac containing thousands of world records all in one place!
  6. The Old Farmer’s Almanac for KidsOne of America’s oldest almanacs now has a version for kids. Find information on weather, history, animals, and more!
  7. Stately KnowledgeGet the facts and figures on each of the 50 states including state symbols, nicknames, flags, points of interest and much more.
  8. 50 States Discover interesting facts and figures about each of the 50 states.

Third Grade

Using Online Almanacs

  1. World Almanac for KidsThis “kid friendly” site, created by World Almanac, contains information on weather, animals, inventions, landforms, and more.
  2. FactmonsterThis is a “kid friendly” site with categories including U.S., people, world, sports, math, science, word wise and much more. Excellent site!
  3. Farmer’s AlmanacWant to know what the weather will be like a few months or even years from now? Check the Farmers Almanac to find out!
  4. Guinness World RecordsAn almanac containing thousands of world records all in one place!
  5. The Old Farmer’s Almanac for KidsOne of America’s oldest almanacs now has a version for kids. Find information on weather, history, animals, and more!
  6. Stately KnowledgeGet the facts and figures on each of the 50 states including state symbols, nicknames, flags, points of interest and much more.
  7. 50 States Discover interesting facts and figures about each of the 50 states.

Second Grade

  • KidPix Slideshow -Humpty Dumpty
  • Draw picture of each line in the Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme

First Grade

  • Progressive Math – Addition Facts 6-10

Kindergarten

Announcement

Spring Break April 6-13

First Grade Voicethread

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Feel free to leave a voice and/or text comment for your child on the fine work they did!