Title: What Do You See When You Look in the Mirror? Examining Character Motivation
During this unit, students will ask “Why do we do what we do?” They will read different novels to analyze character motivation. Throughout the unit they will debate whether they think characters made smart choices and why. They will also become more familiar with story elements.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (4) 3:
Title: ABC's of Geometry
During this lesson students explore the world of geometry on the Internet. Students create their own list of terms by navigating geometry sites. Students also reinforce what they have learned using interactive Internet sites.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (4) 43:
Title: Taking Care of Classroom Computers
This lesson will orient students as to the proper procedures for use of computers, equimment, and media. Students will be given a list of procedures to follow and the teacher will demonstrate the proper procedures.
Standard(s): [TC2] (3-5) 5:
Title: Famous Alabamians: Helping Me Learn How I, Too, Can Make a Difference!
In this unit, students will work to create their choice of a presentation on an Alabama citizen who has made a difference in the state, as well as the nation.
Standard(s): [SS2010] ALA (4) 15:
Title: Using Technology in Teaching Reading
Elementary students, while working on their basal reader story for the week, will use various forms of technology to increase comprehension and other reading skills. (Other strategies may be substituted if some of the technology mentioned is not available.)
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (4) 27: