Launching Pad -- Classroom Work Links

Below are posts that contain links to a variety of sites, pages, documents, etc. that we will use with various classroom lessons.  These links are placed here so students can be easily directed to them.  It works as a great jump-off point for us.  Students only have to navigate the the class webpage (which they are experts at) and then go to the appropriate post...and voila...they are off and running with the activity planned for that lesson.

Bottle Rocket Resources

posted May 15, 2009, 7:41 AM by Rob Reynolds   [ updated May 18, 2009, 7:08 AM ]

NASA Project X-51

Also check the "Resources Websites" sidebar in the "Notebook of Resources"  and look under rockets

Grammar Review Games

posted Apr 29, 2009, 6:32 AM by Rob Reynolds

Follow these links to review sites for practicing your grammar skills:

Mr. Montoya's Paper Airplane Site

posted Apr 16, 2009, 12:06 PM by Rob Reynolds

Here is the web site for paper airplane building.

 

http://www.paperairplanes.co.uk/planes.php

Comic Strip Creation

posted Feb 24, 2009, 6:18 AM by Rob Reynolds

Today you are going to become a comic strip creator.  Think of one of your favorite manners of the week, and create a comic strip showing it in action.  When you have created your comic, you can email it to yourself at your.epals.com address.  Check with me about printing a copy of it as well.  Have fun today, and be creative.  Perhaps we (you) can come up with some good examples for display with our WOW (Watch Out World) Assembly this week.

Make Beliefs Comix

Web Search Skills

posted Feb 10, 2009, 8:41 AM by Rob Reynolds   [ updated Apr 14, 2009, 6:12 AM ]

Students, here are some links to helpful resources for your expository writing (writing about something).  Remember, if you get "lost" in the internet, just return here to get started again.

            




Some general information sites for writing biographies:

The Biography Maker - this site gives an excellent step-by-step guide to researching, organizing and writing a biography, along with some additional good links for information.

Citation Machine
- Use this site to help you cite your sources.  Select the type of source, fill in information, then copy and paste citation into your paper.

Timeline Creator - From this site you can easily create a timeline from the events you have collected.

Timeline Template for Word Document, see the attachment at the bottem of this page.


Type the name of the person you wish to research into this custom search.


Student Biography Research
Custom Search Engine
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Store your work here at Dropio

Voicethread Book Reviews

posted Jan 24, 2009, 5:06 PM by Rob Reynolds

Go the voice thread below and post your Book Review that you wrote about he your favorite story read this year. Don't forget to change to YOU before recording your post

Voicethread Book Review

Fables Links:

posted Jan 20, 2009, 6:27 AM by Rob Reynolds   [ updated Jan 24, 2009, 4:22 PM ]

You are going to review these fables, select one to create a personalized retelling of the story, complete with your artistic drawings and voice.

Original Student Fables from Mrs. Sunda's 3rd Graders

Myths and Fables from around the world

Aesops Fables MP3

Farmhouse fables

Links for todays Lab

posted Nov 4, 2008, 6:42 AM by Rob Reynolds   [ updated Jan 24, 2009, 4:33 PM by Rob Reynolds ]

Practice Proper and Common nouns  with Go for Grammar Gold or  Noun Slam Dunk

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