Friday, March 27, 2009

Books for "All About Me" RSU1

From DNS Library:
Why Am I Different? Norma Simon
How Are You Peeling! Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers
The Way I Feel, Janan Cain
People, Peter Spier
Feelings, Aliki
Whoever You Are, Mem Fox
Sense Suspense: A Guessing Game for the Five Senses, Bruce MacMillan
To Be a Kid, Maya Ajmera and John D. Evanko

Monday, March 23, 2009

Social Studies Links for Grade One RSU 1

All About Me links:
It's All About Me From American Academy at Castle Pines, Colorado.
The All About Me lesson
All About Me slideshows
Scholastic's About Me Unit Plan integrating math.
Printable pages from Scholastic
Enchanted Learning's All About Me pages to print
Kids' AOL All About Me
Out on a Limb, an online guide to getting along. Conflict resolution.
PBS site: Arthur's About Face
All About Me lesson
Starfall's All About Me - reading online interactive
Teacher Vision printable Daily Writing Prompt


Citizenship, Rules
Come Play with Me, lesson for Grade One
Rules All Around quiz

Monday, January 12, 2009

Inauguration Online

On Jan. 20, 2009, CNN will have 4 live streams to cover the inauguration, so that those who do not have access to a TV will be able to see the swearing in ceremony live.
It will also be available for viewing on the Fox News and MSNBC websites.

Monday, November 10, 2008

The Mishoona or Wampanoag Canoe - YouTube

How the Wampanoag Canoes were made:


How the Wampanoag Canoes were used:

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Comic Strip Creators

Comics as Literacy
Edutopia Article - A New Literary Hero: Comics Make for Colorful Learning

Have some fun writing your own stories in comic strip format.
Here are some links to some versatile comic strip creators.
Charlotte's Web Comic Strip Charlotte's Web Characters and props are used
Make Beliefs Comix A variety of characters, 2, 3 or 4 panel comics
Read Write Think Comic Creator
Garfield Comic Creator
Kabam Comic Creator Help the Bam Bunch through stressful situations and create your own comic.
Boys' Life Comic Creator Characters, backgrounds and objects to use in your comic.
Comic Creator at Surfwell Island A Disney character comic creator

Resources for Printables

MES English.com Free resources for teachers of young learners. All of the resources are designed to be versatile and useful in many K-6 classrooms. There are free flashcards, worksheets , phonics cards, ESL games printable certificates and printable stickers ready for printing.


Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Volcano Animations

Here are a few more of the volcanoes done this winter by third graders.
Students drew volcanoes in sequence using Windows Paint, saving them as bitmaps. Then they brought the images into Windows Movie Maker and added sounds of volcanoes and music clips found online at:


http://www.freesfx.co.uk/
http://www.mediacollege.com/downloads/sound-effects/
http://music-for-video.com/free-sound-effects-for-video-makers.html
http://www.pdsounds.org/
Other free sound effects may be found at:
Absolute Sound Effects Archive
SoundBoard


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Friday, June 13, 2008

Create Your Own Comic Strip

Have some fun writing your own stories in comic strip format.
Here are some links to some versatile comic strip creators.
Charlotte's Web Comic Strip Charlotte's Web Characters and props are used
Make Beliefs Comix A variety of characters, 2, 3 or 4 panel comics
Read Write Think Comic Creator
Garfield Comic Creator
Kabam Comic Creator Help the Bam Bunch through stressful situations and create your own comic.
Boys' Life Comic Creator Characters, backgrounds and objects to use in your comic.
Comic Creator at Surfwell Island A Disney character comic creator