We read On the Day Peter Stuyvesant Came To New York by Arnold Lobel (one of my very favorite books) among others and made a list of all the symbols and then they used Hyperstudio to create a computer drawing of that symbol.
Great book to talk about how to be kind to others, and to contrast/compare characters. We also read Cake Girl by David Lucas, and then made a list of how to be a good person to others.
We made an “I am” list poem after reading the new WDM book.
Students visualized the metaphor of a web site as one single family house and the Internet as a large apartment building.
I love this invented spelling!
We used Pebblego to do research on animals. The young boy who did this work was very proud. The teacher worked closely with him to produce a full sentence.
This web was part of a lesson about going to the public library over the summer. We compared and contrasted the public and the school library. Then they got ready to visit the public library by thinking about their interests and role-playing asking the librarian where they might find those kinds of books.
This story was part of our introduction to folktales.