Over the course of a few days, students will learn to identify characters from stories. Students will identify a character from a book they have read. They will draw their character, take a picture of their drawing, and create a post in Adobe Creative Cloud Express on their character. They will then get to present their post in small groups.
Over the course of a week, each student will use an iPad to express their opinion on their favorite food through drawings/photos, written and spoken words. The teacher can combine the pages and recordings to create a class book read and explained from the students.
This lesson is a 30-45 minute lesson for Kindergarten. It teaches the parts of a flower while exploring flowers with a magnifying glass outside. It also teaches one of the five senses: sight.
In this lesson students will be learning about 3-D shapes. They watch a video about 3-D shape and how to describe those shapes by identifying the number of faces those shapes have. Students will then either find examples of 3-D shapes in the classroom and photograph them or they will create 3-D shapes using toothpicks and playdough.Image Citation: Picture taken by Amanda Lawing
In this episode of PDTV, Host Katie Blunt travels to Park City, Utah, to see the 4Cs of education in action! Kindergarten teacher Amanda Lewing at Trailside Elementary shares how she’s had success using technology tools to develop creative and engaging lessons that encourage the 4Cs in her classroom.
Pete the cat is having a slumber party with the gang, but they are not respecting his wishes to just go to sleep. How do you think he'll make his friends be quiet so that he can catch some Z's?
Students will investigate the interactions between colliding objects using pushes and pulls. After listening to the book, Push and Pull by Charlotte Guillian, students will play a game of kickball and observe how the ball is pushed, pulled, started, stopped, collided with other objects and how it changed position and speed. As a group, students will then brainstorm about other objects being pushed, pulled or colliding and choose one of those objects to investigate. This lesson is part of a bigger unit based on this Performance Expectation and items not addressed in this lesson are addressed in other lessons.
This is a lesson plan that would be used at/near the end of a Kindergarten unit learning about shapes. Students will find shapes in the world and take pictures of them to share with the class in a presentation.
In this lesson students will be learning about 3-D shapes. They watch a video about 3-D shape and how to describe those shapes by identifying the number of faces those shapes have. Students will then find examples of 3-D shapes in the classroom and photograph them. They will then create a book using the Pages app on the iPad to show what they have learned about 3-D shapes in their environment.Image Citation: Picture taken by Amanda Lawing
This is a lesson plan designed to guide kindergarten students through a research activity about what animals eat. Students research an animal of their choice, then assemble a presentation using Google Slides to share their research with the class.Thumbnail image created by Kimberly Jerman.