An example of a community at SSIS (Children, grass, trees)
Today, you are nature show hosts who are going to teach people about the ecosystems, communities, and populations.
You will use iMovie and the iPads. You will work in pairs, selected by the teacher.
Here are the requirements:
- No longer than 3:00 minutes long
- Must define the words ecosystem, community, and population
- Must show examples from the SSIS playground area
Remember, you are the hosts! Try to get your audience excited about the diverse wildlife at SSIS!
Our Motion and Design unit has come to an end. I’d like you to think back on all the work you did this semester. Answer the questions in a blog post and use pictures to help answer each question.
First, tell your readers what you did during the unit. What was the motion and design unit? What did you learn about?
Then, answer these questions:
- What was your favorite car to build? Why?
- Which car seemed to have the most kinetic energy? How do you know?
- What were you most proud of from this unit?
- If you could do anything again, what would you do?
- Share with us a video you made or was taken of you during this unit.
Make sure to include at least 5+ pictures in your post from Flickr.
I am looking forward to reading these posts!
Ms. Heather shared with me this cool game for practicing the order of operations. It’s called Millionaire.
For morning work today, check it out!
Today, our free trial of Manga High ends. That means, after today, we will no longer have our Manga High accounts unless we buy a subscription.
Mr. Sullivan has asked the fifth grade teachers whether we think we should buy accounts for the students. What do you think?
Please write a persuasive blog post about whether or not SSIS should spend money to buy Manga High accounts for fifth graders.
- If you think yes, give reasons and evidence why it’s good for us to have in class.
- If you think no, give reasons why you think we don’t need to buy the accounts.
Remember, your audience is Mr. Sullivan, and possibly Mr. Woodford.
Dear grade five students and parents,
Our Cat Tien trip is just around the corner! Parents are invited to learn more about this exciting trip at an informational meeting on Friday, February 14 at 8:15 am in Ms. Gabbert’s classroom B410.
The fifth graders will depart from SSIS on Wednesday, March 5 and return Friday 7 March. More information and permission slips will be handed out in class soon. We look forward to this fantastic part of fifth grade!
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Hi! Today your job is to create a ZEN Google presentation about how to solve the family challenge.
Describe the problem.
Include one slide per step. Not too many words! Make it Zen!
Pretend like your audience is third graders. Make it so they can understand.
Embed it in a blog post when you finish.
You will work with your Egg challenge partner.
Today, I’d like you to tell your audience about the egg-citing vehicle safety test that you did.
- What did you do?
- What were the results?
- Please embed the video of your test for us to see (as well as the gif, if you made it.)
I can’t wait to see them!
Good morning, class!
Today, please write a reading response blog post about the book you are currently reading.
Please include each of the colors. Follow these color rules:
- Make your text green for a thought or opinion.
- Make your text orange for a direct quote or evidence
- Make your text red for a summary
- Make your text light blue for a question you had
- Make your text pink for any predictions you make about what will happen next
Also, make sure you have the title underlined (or italicized) and you have included the author of the book
I’m looking forward to reading your responses!
We’re going to do a short writing prompt today. Your goal is 30 minutes, in between 200-500 words. Here’s your prompt:
You’ve read a lot of books lately. Please write a blog post about the book you read for SSR today. Convince someone that they should or should not read it. Give at least two reasons and two pieces of evidence from the book.
Good morning, students!
Today for morning work, you are going to write a short post about the video you created on Friday. Here’s what you should include:
- What was your assignment?
- Tell who you worked with, and link to their blog.
- Tell your audience the three terms you used, and what they mean.
- Give them a sentence or two of an example of each type of energy.
- Embed the video from YouTube.
- Categorize it as science.
I was watching all of your videos on Friday. They were great! I can’t wait to see your posts.