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Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.

 
31 Lesson(s)
   

Scientist in the Field: Jane Goodall

4th Grade Science » Unit: Thinking, Writing, and Observing Like a Scientist
4th Grade Science » Unit: Thinking, Writing, and Observing Like a Scientist
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

An up close and personal look at Jane Goodall helps students understand roles human's play on preserving wildlife and understand how these observations let us know that some animals form groups that help members survive.

 
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jane goodall
   

Who Turned Out the Lights?

4th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
4th Grade Science » Unit: Energy
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students use lines, rays and diagrams to explain how light rays reflecting on an object help us see the object.

 
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light
   
4th Grade Science » Unit: Plants: Structures and Processes
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using data and prior knowledge, students use Educreations to explain their observations, measurements and understanding of various plant's external parts and how they help the plant survive in its environment.

 
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dandelion in
   
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students grappling with understanding effects of weathering on the Earth's surface benefit from this video as they jigsaw their new information to prepare for a group presentation.

 
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taking turns
   

Starting a Mind Map of Fossils

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students begin to create a mind map using prior knowledge about fossils.

 
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lots of fossils
   

Communication of Data from Our Class Dig

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students compile the data they found in their team and create a presentation that clearly communicates their findings.

 
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i am a
   

Presenting Our Findings!

4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
4th Grade Science » Unit: Fossils
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Students have created a presentation using technology to share their findings and how they classified natural objects vs. artifacts from their classroom dig.

 
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classroom
   
4th Grade Science » Unit: Weathering
Mary Ellen Kanthack
Genoa City, WI
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Choice and creativity are key in this collaborative effort to produce a presentation of new extra facts learned, helping them to connect weathering to the real world.

 
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a haiku
   

Identifying and Using Types of Sentences

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sentence Structure
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Sentence Structure
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use a graphic organizer to define and give examples of four types of sentences (declarative, interrogative, exclamatory, and imperative), use them correctly in writing and recording a short story using an interactive voice recorder.

 
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boy with mic
   

Examining Themes in the book Bud, Not Buddy

4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will illustrate a theme from Bud, Not Buddy through generation of a creative book report (i.e., flyer, newspaper, game, interview with the author, etc.). Through examination of these themes, students will make real world connections.

 
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bud wordle
   

Regional Characteristics: Researching Using Nonfiction Texts

4th Grade ELA » Unit: ELA Through State History Studies
4th Grade ELA » Unit: ELA Through State History Studies
Marquita Prinzing
Seattle, WA
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students get multiple opportunities to process new information and present it.

 
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washington regions map
   
4th Grade ELA » Unit: Bud, Not Buddy
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Because incorporating forms of artistic expression is an important part of learning, students will create a song/poem to explain the events and significance of the events in the book Bud, Not Buddy using voice recorder interactive technology.

 
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jazz trio
   
4th Grade ELA » Unit: This Land is Our Land
Monica Brown
Memphis, TN
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Students will create a summary of the story "Letters Home from Yosemite" using www.voki.com.

Standards:
 
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half dome
   

Biographies: Filming

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Story of My Life - Biographies
4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Story of My Life - Biographies
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be participating in group discussions on chapters 6 & 7 in "Who Was Dr. Seuss?" We will also be filming video presentations of the biography reports the students wrote as a homework assignment earlier in this unit.

 
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creating biography
   

Biographies: Celebration!

4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Story of My Life - Biographies
4th Grade ELA » Unit: The Story of My Life - Biographies
Rebecca  Strebel
Ogden, UT
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As we continue our biography unit, we will be practicing our note taking skills. But more importantly - today our biographies come alive through the use of technology. We will be enjoying the the video presentations created by the students.

Standards:
 
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biographies celebration
Common Core ELA
 
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