Monday, November 24, 2014

2nd Grade More Keyboarding Practice

More practice with the keyboard today. Specifically, we will be practicing the Shift keys, the Backspace key, the Space bar, and the Enter key.


Friday, November 21, 2014

3rd Grade ABCya Math

Let's play several math activities from the 3rd Grade portion of!
Ascending Numbers     MATH MAN JR.
Drop Sum     Comparing Number Values Logo

PK_2.TC.6 Technology Operations and Concepts (understand that technology is a tool to help him/her complete a task, and is a source of information, learning, and entertainment)

Problem Solving Games

Obviously, one thing that people use technology for is entertainment, to play games. Today we will play PROBLEM SOLVING games. These games will test your critical thinking and problem solving skills!


Thursday, November 20, 2014

Math, Spelling, & Keyboarding

Time for a few of Mr. Horne's favorite activities. In the first two games, objects will be falling from the sky. Drop Sum first, then Must Pop Words from our friends at Then, let's practice our keyboarding at Dance Mat Typing.


Monday, November 17, 2014

1st Grade Counting, Number Lines, & Base 10 Blocks

Today, we will work on skip counting, number lines, and base 10 clocks.

Skip Counting     Connect the Dots Multiples of 2

Base Ten Fun     

Numerical Order     100 Number Chart

100 Number Grid     Guess the Number


Sunday, November 16, 2014

2nd Grade Online Painting - Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

Let's read Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, by Mo Willems, a Caldecott Honor Book.

Follow Mo Willems' directions below on how to draw the pigeon. Now draw your own pigeon, and re-illustrate the last page of the story. How do you think the story should end? What kind of trouble will your pigeon get in next? Make sure to add something to your scene, so your pigeon can start his next adventure. Use ABCya's Paint to create.

how to draw the pigeon by mo willems     

PK_2.CI.1 Creativity and Innovation

Kindergarten Counting, Counting, & More Counting

Some great counting and basic addition games today. 

forest find     
     farm game

Numerical Order      100 Number Chart

Connect the Dots 1-10     Connect the Dots 1-20

Connect the Dots 1-30     Connect the Dots 20-40

Counting Fish     Birthday Candle Counting

Friday, November 14, 2014

Kindergarten Mouse Skills

Today our job is to practice using the mouse. Remember, we will use the left mouse button today. Keep the mouse on the table, keep the buttons to the top of the mouse, and simply slide the mouse up, down, and side to side.


Bucky's Never Sea Hunt     

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Google Accounts & Personal Narratives

First, we will review what qualities make up a good Personal Narrative. Next, we will plan out our own Personal Narrative with our pre-writing activity from Time For Kids. Then, we will create our first Google Doc and begin typing our Personal Narrative.

3rd Grade Checklist: here.

4th Grade Checklist: here.


What would a personal narrative for this girl look like as she tries her first 60 meter ski jump?

Monday, November 10, 2014

2nd Grade Intro to the Keyboard

Today we are going to get to know our computer keyboard. We will learn about typing lowercase letters, uppercase letters, and numbers. We will learn keys that are called Shift, Caps Lock, Space Bar, Backspace, & Enter.