Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Poetry Word Clouds with a twist.

In 4th Grade this 9 weeks students are studying Poetry in Literacy. In Miss Jeffereson’s class students were creative in the way they published their poetry by using the Web 2.0 word cloud site . All of their work is proudly displayed outside of their classroom. Here is just a few samples of Tagxedo –ed Poems.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Reading on a Computer

Students in various grade levels love to read and love the computer, why not read on the computer? There are many only programs that are interactive with reading. Here you see students using to read books. Starfall has an option to have some of the words read out loud for you, great for young readers.  As Gattis has the Dual Language Program at our School, we especially love to read on bookflix and Tumblebooks since it has both English and Spanish options.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

3rd Grade Writing

Third Grade Students in Ms. Kasper's class have been working on Personal Narratives. To complete their writing they published pieces in the computer lab. Students were able to put their own personal "flair" on their writing by changing the font size, and style. They were able to navigate to their individual folders on the server to save their work. Here is just a sample of writing.