(0.5) Class Intro and Rules

(0.5) Internet Safety Pledge

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7f58RHuKsasZEkyeDVMWlJnMzA/view?usp=sharing


(2) Star Math and Reading Sept

Because each correct or incorrect response the student chooses instantly adjusts the difficulty of the next question, only a small number of questions are required to verify the student's true achievement level.

(0.5) Typing Test

http://typing-speed-test.aoeu.eu/?lang=en

Your goal for grade 2 is 10 words per minute (WPM). By the end of Grade 8 you will need to type 40 WPM.


(0.5) Scholastic News
https://sites.google.com/a/drregional.org/mrpearse-com-2-0/scholastic-news
Every week, Scholastic News magazine brings curriculum-connected nonfiction into your class!


(0.5) enVisionsMath

envisionMath is written specifically to address the Common Core State Standards, enVisionMATH Common Core is based on critical foundational research and proven classroom results.

(2) Khan Academy Math

https://www.khanacademy.org/login
Practice math at your own pace with this adaptive assessment tool. You can start at 1 + 1 and work your way into calculus or jump right into whatever topic needs some brushing up.


Each problem is randomly generated, so you never run out of practice material. If you need a hint, every single problem can be broken down, step-by-step, with one click. If you need more help, you can always watch a related video.


(1) Raz Kids Review

(1) Xtra Math

https://xtramath.org/

XtraMath is a free web program that teaches addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts which are critical to success in mathematics.

Intro Video


(1) Brainpop Jr.

https://sites.google.com/a/drregional.org/mrpearse-com-2-0/brainpop-jr
Provides educational movies for K-3 students. Homework Help, leveled quizzes, games and activities for kids. Exceptional resource for teachers and students.

(2) Google Drive Review
http://www.drive.google.com
   Google Drive Intro
  1. Log into Google Drive
  2. Move Shared Folder onto My Drive.
  3. Click "Create"
  4. Click "document"
  5. Click on "Untitled Document"
  6. Type title.
  7. Title within document.
  8. Press "Enter"
  9. First and last name
  10. Press "Enter" twice.
  11. Drag and drop work into teachers folder.
Crazy Letters
  1.  Create a document and call it "Crazy Letters".
  2. Title, title, name and share into teacher's folders.
  3. Learn the following skills: font height, font style, font color, center align, bold, italicize  underline, undo and redo.
Images - Download Upload 
  1. Find an image.
  2. Save image to desktop.
  3. Click "Insert" (in doc).
  4. Click "Image".
  5. Select your image.
  6. Click "Insert".
  7. Resize and move image.

(1) Typing Test and Practice  

http://typing-speed-test.aoeu.eu/?lang=en https://sites.google.com/a/drregional.org/mrpearse-com-2-0/dance-mat-typing 
Your goal for grade 2 is 5 words per minute (WPM). By the end of Grade 8 you will need to type 25 WPM. 


(3) MLA Citation Review and Practice (books only)

MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities. During these classes students will be creating perfect MLA references of PRES library books they use for research.


(1) Hour of Code

http://csedweek.org/learn2
http://learn.code.org/hoc/1
 




It's a 45 minute introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code" and show that anyone can learn the basics to be a maker, a creator, an innovator.


(2) Star Math and Reading Jan


Because each correct or incorrect response the student chooses instantly adjusts the difficulty of the next question, only a small number of questions are required to verify the student's true achievement level.


(5) Google Presentation PRACTICE
 Create Presentation and Title Slides
  1. Log into Google Drive.
  2. Click on "Create"
  3. Click on "Presentation"
  4. Click on "Untitled Presentation" and type your animals name.
  5. Create six slides.
  6. On last slide title it "Bibliography"
  7. NEW TAB bring up Wikipedia.
  8. Type in your animals name.
  9. Using the contents box give each slide a title.
Research and Insert Facts (2 classes)
  1. Log into Google Drive.
  2. Open up practice presentation.
  3. NEW TAB open up Wikipedia with your animal.
  4. Start inserting facts in your own words.
    1. Bullet point.
    2. Start with a capital letter.
    3. 5 - 7 words per fact.
    4. 4 facts per slide.
Insert Title Slide Image and Layering 
  1. Log into Google Drive.
  2. Open up practice presentation.
  3. NEW TAB open up Wikipedia with your animal.
  4. Find best image of your animal.
    1. Make sure it is landscape orientation.
  5. Click on it to get the HD sized image.
  6. Insert onto cover slide.
  7. Right click on the image.
  8. Select "Order"
  9. Select "Send Image to Back"
  10. Move titles to good locations and change the font color.
Insert Images and Finish Regular Slides 
  1. Log into Google Drive.
  2. Open up practice poresentation.
  3. NEW TAB open up Wikipedia with your animal.
  4. Find image.
  5. Click on it to get HD version.
  6. Start inserting images onto slides.




(7) Where's My Family From Webquest?


Dighton Rehoboth Regional School District , Massachusetts

Link to the parent letter.

 INTRODUCTION

"On a map of the world, locate the continent or region of the countries from which students, their parents, guardians, grandparents, relatives, or ancestors came. Describe traditional food, customs, sports and games, and music of the place they came from."

Animaniacs: Nations of the World

"Nations of the World HD!" YouTube. YouTube, 22 Aug. 2009. Web. 24 Mar. 2014.

PROCEDURE

Step 1

Ask family where your ancestors / family first came from and select a country / region to research.

Step 2

Create a Google Presentation and title it "My Family".

Step 3

Create and title at least six slides.

Step 4

Enter facts

Step 5

Enter pictures. 

RESOURCES

Jamaica

Map        Facts
IrelandGermany
Map        Facts
 Poland

Italy

Map        Facts
China
Map        Facts
Greece Portugal 
Map        Facts
South KoreaEritrea
Map        Facts
England
Map        Facts
 Switzerland
Map        Facts
Russia
Map        Facts
Dominican Republic
Map        Facts
Mexico
Map        Facts
 Sweden
Map        Facts
Australia
Map        Facts
Jordan
Map        Facts

Czechoslovakia

Map        Facts
 Holland
Map        Facts

Scotland

Map        Facts
Haiti
Map        Facts
Lithuania
Map        Facts
 Norway
Map        Facts
Native American
Map        Facts
France
Map        Facts
Philippines
Map        Facts
 Azores
Map        Facts

Vietnam

Map        Facts
Nevis, West Indies
Map        Facts
Brazil
Map        Facts
 Pakistan
Map        Facts
Morocco
Map        Facts
Pueto Rico
Map        Facts
Peru
Map        Facts
 Venezuela
Map        Facts

Canada

Map        Facts
 Inuit
Map        Facts    Video
 Austria
Map        Facts
 Ukrane
Map        Facts
 Ivory Coast
Map        Facts
 Slovakia
Map        Facts
 Colombia
Map        Facts
 Northern Ireland
Map        Facts
 Cape Verde
Map        Facts
  Guatemala
Map        Facts
 Madeira Islands
Map        Facts
 Hungary
Map        Facts
 Wales
Map        Facts
 Ghana
Map        Facts
 Native American
Map        Facts
 
 Cuba
Map        Facts
  Armenia
Map        Facts
 Cambodia
Map        Facts
 Belgium
Map        Facts


(2) Star Math and Reading May


Because each correct or incorrect response the student chooses instantly adjusts the difficulty of the next question, only a small number of questions are required to verify the student's true achievement level.



(2) Math Common Core Clickers

Students will review Grade 2 Math Common Core questions using an Interwrite Personal Response System (PRS). Each student will enter their answers into a computer using an infrared remote control. The computer then displays the results (including the correct answer) in a bar chart on the big screen.



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