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Storyboardthat from the 6th grade

June 9th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Math, Content - Science, Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline

Storyboardthat is a creative site for making comics (not only traditional strips, but webs and graphic organizers as well).  Ricky from Mr. Logan’s 6th grade class created Ned’s True Life .  Please click on the link to see it full screen. The Storyboard team has been hard at work producing teachers guides and resources.  Something […]

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You can interview Ben Franklin!

June 5th, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content - Social Studies

  And you don’t even need to travel.  Using the virtual interview from Scholastic, you can select your level of reporting experience and then choose your questions.  Ben Franklin will respond!  I know several of the third graders read something about Ben- this might be an end of the year experience! For the complete post […]

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Making Social Studies LIVE!

June 2nd, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Here is an interesting blog post from Discovery Education- Teaching Dates in History Class Isn’t a Bad Thing.  I like the tie in with today in history and the features of the DE site. There is so much to share and it doesn’t require much work on your part.

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How good are your map skills?

June 1st, 2015 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies

Want to test your geography knowledge?  Give Earth Picker a try.  In each round you will get 5 images (along with a map to select your location).  Use the features to move around and try to get a closer look.  Once you have guessed, Earth Picker will calculate how close you were to the correct […]

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