Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Kindergarten Keyboard & Mouse Practice

These activities will help you become an expert with your fine motor skills (mouse & keyboard skills).

1st Grade BBC BiteSize

BBC BiteSize KS1:

4th Grade PowerPoint Game

Watch the video below as a reminder on how to hyperlink your slides for your PowerPoint Math Game.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

3rd Grade BBC BiteSize

Let's visit BBC BiteSize and try out one math, one reading, and one science game!

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

2nd Grade BBC BiteSize

Today we will focus on the math section from BBC BiteSize!

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Kindergarten Shapes and Fills

How easy is it to use a painting program? Drawing and filling in shapes by learning.com will help us out! After the video, open up KidPix and draw either a castle or a vehicle, using only shape tools.

PK_2.TC.1 Technology Operations and Concepts
PK_2.TC.2 Technology Operations and Concepts

1st Grade Shapes and Fills

How easy is it to use a painting program? Drawing and filling in shapes by learning.com will help us out!

PK_2.TC.1 Technology Operations and Concepts
PK_2.TC.2 Technology Operations and Concepts

Friday, February 17, 2012

Kindergarten Make a Picture - Kerpoof

Let's use Kerpoof.com's great 'Make a Picture' tool.

2nd Grade Raz-Kids

Login to your Raz-Kids account and start with the first book. We are going to listen, read, and then take the quiz. Teacher Name - he1234

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

2nd Grade Sorting with Science

TESiboard has some excellent science activities that we will use today. We are going to sort animals, sort living and non-living objects, sort images of forces, and sort food groups into Venn Diagrams.

Escaped Animals activity    Living and Non-living Sorter activity
Forces Sorter activity     Food Sorter activity

1st Grade "Friends"

What makes a good friend? what can we do to make our friends happy? What kinds of things should we not do to our friends?

Step #1: Watch this BrainPop Jr. Video about friends:

Step #2: Watch this Crawford's Corner Video:

Step #3: Draw a picture that shows you having a good or bad playing experience using Kerpoof's Draw a Picture. Be ready to talk about your picture!

PK_2.CI.1 Creativity and Innovation (use a variety of digital tools (e.g., word processors, drawing tools, simulations, presentation software, graphical organizers) to learn, create, and convey original ideas or illustrate concepts)

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Kindergarten Peep and the Big Wide World

WGBH TV has a great website featuring educational games called Peep and the Big Wide World.

Kerpoof Make a Card

Kerpoof.com has an awesome Make a Card tool. Let's make a Valentine's Day card for someone in your family.

5th Grade For Crown or Colony

Time at one of our all-time favorite sites starts today. Mission US, For Crown or Colony, is today's activity. We complete the Prologue section, then we blog as if we were the main character, Nathan Wheeler.

Monday, February 13, 2012

Professor Garfield

Professor Garfield is going to be entertaining us today.
StoryBook Reader  
Match of Mystery

PK-2.CT.2 use digital resources

Digital Dictionaires

(Handout - crossword puzzle)
Can you use the Wordsmyth digital dictionary to help you fill out your crossword puzzle?


PK_2.RI.2 Research and Information Fluency

Friday, February 10, 2012

Kindergarten Starfall Level 2

Level to from Starfall.com, "It's Fun to Read."

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

1st Grade Starfall.com

Go to Starfall.com and play All About Me. Do all four activities (Who Am I?, What is My Pet, Where Do I Sleep, Which is My Toy). Then play the four "About My" games on the right hand side.

Next visit Starfall Poetry. Click the ear icon to read each page from all four poems. Can you find the hidden buttons on each page?

Then, choose an activity from level 2 at Starfall (It's Fun to Read).

PK_2.TC.7 Technology Operations and Concepts

5th Grade Roller Coasters

Put your science skills to the test and build your very own roller coasters!

2nd Grade Computer Parts

Can you use the correct language when talking about technology? Can you name the parts of the computer using the correct terms?
Picture   Picture

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Kindergarten Sorting Activites

It's time to practice our sorting skills!


Monday, February 6, 2012

Hutchings School-Wide Sumdog Contest

Do you have what it takes to win the Hutchings School-Wide Sumdog contest? Open to all 2nd-5th graders. Contest runs Monday, February 6th - Monday, February 13th.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

2nd Grade Characteristics of Materials

-Teachers & Parents: (Handout)
1. Discover the characteristics of materials. How strong is glass? How flexible is metal?

2. Test your smarts in this online quiz.

PK_2.RI.1 Research and Information Fluency