Begin learning the basics of Scratch by programming a sprite to dance on a stage. You’ll start by creating a profile. Once your profile is complete, click on the Create button at the top of the screen. Then, follow the Getting Started with Scratch Tutorial. Feel free to free explore the other coding blocks if you have extra time. Click on the picture below to get started.
Film your presentation in front of the green screen. Use the Green Screen by Do Ink app on the iPad to combine your video with photos you’ve selected. Below are links to resources you can use for your project.
What’s the difference between Internet friends and in-person friends? Using Nearpod, we’ll compare and contrast the two and analyze why private information should not be shared online without the permission of a trusted adult.
Create a glog about the state you researched. Begin with the wall, then add images and text. You’ll be given instructions with further details on the steps to follow.
Use the Wordfoto app to illustrate the traits of one of the characters from the movie Holes. Search for an image of the character you selected and save it to Photos on your iPad. Then follow the directions to upload the image and add text that describes the character.
Review and practice your keyboarding skills by using the Type to Learn 4 keyboarding software. You can use Type to Learn at home if you have a desktop or laptop computer.
Your parents can download the software by clicking here. Scroll down and download the version that matches the computer you’re using.
Log in with the same username and password you use at school. Our account code is 151114.
A makerspace is an area where you can design, build, and play using materials. The library has been set up as a makerspace this week to give you the opportunity to think like an engineer and try out some new materials that were purchased. There are five stations set up for you to explore. Some of the new materials you’ll use are the littleBits and Makey Makey. Have fun!
Create an informational comic about a topic from the state you researched using the Book Creator app. Select one of the comic templates to get started. Begin with the cover, then select the type of panels you want on each page. Add photos & text to the panels. Enhance with stickers, shapes, and a page background. You can include sound too.