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August

4th Grade Projects:

ARMT Testing practice

 

Dream Vacation

www.travelocity.com
www.mapquest.com
www.expedia.com

www.hotels.com

Bedroom Design

www.target.com
www.pbteen.com

www.walmart.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multiple Intelligences Questions

 

 

Go to the Wordle website and type a poem or description of yourself.  You could also type a list of words. Make sure the things that are most important to you are repeated so they will appear larger in your word cloud.  Use the 'print screen' key to save your Wordle to your p-dive file.

 

 

Career Exploration

We will use these websites to learn about different jobs in a community.

Visit Career Town and learn about the careers in each level.

Do you like animals? Check out some of these Zoo Jobs

Careers at the Georgia Aquarium will explain the jobs you could do at an aquarium!

What Do You Like? Learn about the jobs you are interested in!

Go to Kids Work to find out about Hospital Jobs, Theater Jobs, and TV Jobs.  Click on the buildings to learn more!

Use the BUILDING BIG website to learn about engineering jobs.

UsUse this College Search to find a school you may want to go to

Now that you have learned about many different jobs, open a new Microsoft Office WORD document and write a paragraph telling me about the job you are most interested in. 

Explain why you think you would be good at that job. 

What kinds of school or training would you need to be able to do the job?

How does this job help people?

Mediachalk  Click on assignments!

 Ticket To Read (Your clubhouse is awesome, but READ PASSAGES)

SOUND PROJECT

One Pager

Directions:  You will pick a sound topic from the list below to research.

1.                Dolphin Communication

2.            Whale Communication

3.            Bat Navigation

You will use the following websites to do research.  Look up information about     how these animals communicate using sound.  Learn what ECHOLOCATION means.  Write down at least 5 facts on your research sheet.  These facts must be about how these animals use sound to move and communicate.  Find at least 2 pictures and save them to your p-drive.

 

Definition of echolocation

 

Whale and Dolphin Communication:

Communication and Echolocation in Marine Mammals

Whale and Dolphin Facts

Dolphin Communication

Bottlenose dolphin, humpback whale research summaries

Blue Whale Facts

Animal Talk

 

Bat Navigation:

Bats and Echolocation

Scroll down to the bottom to find Bat Sound info Bat Sounds

Bats--Fact Monster

echolocation in bats

 

After you find your fact, look for pictures at Pics4Learning and Wikipedia

 

 

 

Then, open a new Microsoft Word Document.  Create a One Page Information Sheet about your topic.  Use the checklist below to make sure you include all the parts to the page.  We will combine all your pages to create a class book about how these animals use sound to move and communicate.

 

Must include:

Title

Your name

5 facts

2 pictures

 

*Make sure your font is BLACK and EASY TO READ. No cursive or ALL CAPS.

 

China Project

Use the following websites to look up general information on China.  As you read, be thinking about a topic you would like to focus on to create your own PowerPoint slideshow.  You may choose a tourist attraction, animal, or other topic of interest.  Please let me know which topic you plan to use for your slideshow.

China-Globio

China | TIME For Kids

China FactMonster

Hong Kong--FactMonster

Chinese zodiac

It's the Year of the Dragon Article

Chinese New Year 2012

History of Chopsticks

Chinese Zodiac Calendar

Explore Chinese New Year

The History of the Fortune Cookie

 

Christmas Around the World Webquest

Alabama History

Amazing Americans

People that Made a Difference

Biographies for Kids

Mrs. P's Amazing Americans

Kid Info- Important People

Titanic Links:

Kids Konnect- Titanic

Titanic Facts

About the Titanic

NatGeo- Titanic

Hidden Exhibition- Titanic Game

Civil War Webquest

 

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