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Posts Made By: Hoartyo
Board: Fifth Grade 08-12-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Hoartyo
SS picture books

I have been using picture books as I teach both LA and SS. Lynne Cheney has several picture books that align with SS. One I really like is When Washington Crossed the Delaware. She also has a good...
Board: Fifth Grade 06-27-2013, 11:53 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Smartboard User

Hello - Here are two helpful sites:
http://www.bristolvaschools.org/mwarren/SBActivities.htm
http://exchange.smarttech.com/#tab=0
There are also youtube videos available.
Also, believe it...
Board: Educational Technology 03-01-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Thanks so much. I will look into this.

Thanks so much. I will look into this.
Board: Educational Technology 02-27-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Morning Announcements on the Smartboard

Hi! Our school has classrooms that are equiped with SmartBoards and data projectors. A co-worker and I would love to start a morning announcement via video rather than just through our speaker...
Board: Fifth Grade 02-23-2013, 06:13 PM
Replies: 0
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Newspaper

Hi! I am hoping to have my fifth graders create a newspaper about colonial times. Does anyone have some helpful suggestions and/or print directions for a fifth grade user-friendly newspaper? I...
Board: Fifth Grade 02-23-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Belkin splitter

Hi - If you have access to headphones, you can get a Belkin (or other brand) splitter which allows up to 5 students to be able to watch the same video, view the same website, etc. It makes it...
Board: Social Studies 11-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Hoartyo
The Columbian Exchange

Does anyone have the name of any good books appropriate for fifth graders on the Columbian Exchange? Websites? Thanks so much!
Board: Fifth Grade 09-26-2012, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Thanks so much - this looks great!

Thanks so much - this looks great!
Board: Fifth Grade 09-18-2012, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Thanks so much! I will give them a whirl!!

Thanks so much! I will give them a whirl!!
Board: Fifth Grade 09-17-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Hoartyo
LA Review Games online

Hello! I would love some suggestions for online review games for spelling, grammar and other language arts skills. For example, I would love a link to a review games for the important spelling...
Board: Fifth Grade 07-05-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
 
Posted By Hoartyo
First day of fifth grade

Welcome to fifth grade!! You will love it. I like to do several beginning of the year activities. I use the three truths and a fib activity that was already mentioned. I also have the students...
Board: Fifth Grade 01-21-2012, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Thanks so much for the suggestion!! Sounds like...

Thanks so much for the suggestion!! Sounds like a lot of fun (and educational to boot!)
Board: Fifth Grade 01-20-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Fifth Grade News Broadcast

My SS class is studying the American Revolution, and I like to have them present information about the war (before, during, and after) in the form of a newscast. Has anyone done anything like this...
Board: Educational Technology 11-08-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Thanks so much for the suggestion!

Thanks so much for the suggestion!
Board: Educational Technology 11-06-2011, 10:09 AM
Replies: 6
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Keyboarding

Does anyone have a suggestion(s) for online sites that are good keyboarding tutorials?
I teach 5th grade and we are finding that fewer and fewer students have the necessary skills to effectively...
Board: Fifth Grade 08-10-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
 
Posted By Hoartyo
I often use picture books to read aloud in...

I often use picture books to read aloud in conjunction with our social studies units. Lynne Chaney has written a couple great ones, including one about the American Revolution, "When Washington...
Board: Social Studies 07-25-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
 
Posted By Hoartyo
SS centers

HI! I teach 5th grade and have 2 LA/SS blocksthat are each 2.5 hours, and I would love some ideas re: how you use/implement/organize SS centers. In 5th grade we cover North America's geography,...
Board: Social Studies 07-25-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Smartboard and history

Have fun with your Smartboard - there are so many ways to use it. Google Earth is amazing, and there are so many ways to use it, i.e. showing latitude and longitude, identifying landmarks, etc. ...
Board: Fifth Grade 04-14-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 13
 
Posted By Hoartyo
My students really enjoy Freedom Crossing about...

My students really enjoy Freedom Crossing about the Underground Railroad!
Board: Fifth Grade 12-19-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Hoartyo
explorers project

One year our fifth graders made trading cards (using Excel) - it was a good lesson in summarization (since only a bit of info fits on a trading card). The students had to list the dates of the...
Board: Fifth Grade 12-19-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 10
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Novel ideas

In our fifth grade, we use novels that compliment our other subject areas; for example, when studying Native American cultures, "The Sign of the Beaver is"excellent; in fact, this novel covers early...
Board: Social Studies 12-18-2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
 
Posted By Hoartyo
computer center

If you have classroom computers and access to United Streaming (or any video source online) you can have students watch a video and complete an activity. I often use these with research; for...
Board: Fifth Grade 08-02-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8
 
Posted By Hoartyo
Public Library

Try your public library; I know here the library keeps a list of books per grade level. The list includes Newberry winners, titles that are popular with the students, etc. Also, try asking staff at...



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