Fifth Grade Evernote Review

Welcome back!

Today we are going to review Evernote by taking notes on one renewable and one non-renewable energy source.

1. Visit http://www.eia.gov/kids/energy.cfm?page=2

2. Choose one type of renewable energy source and open the page in a new tab

3. Choose one type of non-renewable energy source and open the page in a new tab

4. Open Evernote and create a new note in your notebook

5. Use the Evernote features to take notes and compare the two energy sources you chose!

3rd Grade Slideshow

Here is the Google Presentation with all of the slide titles completed. All you need to do is fill in the information!

First, log into your Google Drive account by clicking the link on the side. Next, click on the link below to open up the presentation.

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1jT71bRhpQu1uyjeNwi3w-6Knf89M5kpjQkDJIDAwy5M/edit#slide=id.g17a6f7395_00

Once the presentation is open, press File -> Make a Copy

Give your Copy a name you will remember.

Start working on the presentation using the worksheet you brought in from home!

Refugees

Today we will be learning about refugees by doing research through Britannica Elementary. Click on the link below to go to resources about refugees.

http://school.eb.com/levels/elementary/search/articles?query=refugee&includeLevelOne=1&page=1

 

After you have done some reading, open up the worksheet below in Google Docs. Make a copy, and answer the questions.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1sXj0LT8z2UHTFPuaBl_yDGitZHJ5t_PzLknRrDUxzsw/edit?usp=sharing

Once you finish, click on the link below and read some of the stories told by refugee children.

 

http://www.irespect.net/True%20Stories/index.htm

 

Read a few of the stories and poems. When you are finished with that, open a new Google Doc. Summarize one of the pieces that you read. Why did this person migrate? Where did they migrate to? How did they feel about the migration? Was their story happy or sad?

Hunting for citations

Can you find some information about these 2 websites?

http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/body_basics/digestive_system.html#

http://kids.discovery.com/tell-me/science/body-systems/your-cardiovascular-system

Look through each site carefully and try your best to find these pieces of information.

Writer: First and Last name

Article Title

Website Title

Publisher of Website

Date article was published

Day Month Year article was accessed.

URL

 

Create a Google Doc, copy and past this list in twice, and try and find this information for both of the articles posted here.

How did that get on my plate?!

1. You will be in the groups listed below:

Group Number 1 2 3 4 5
Abdul-Aziz Aditya Anam Yerim Kyu-Ryeong
Will Mutabar HyunSoo Michael Ayla
Woo Hyun Vladik Luca Mishal Maxim
Etel Anna

2. Get into your groups and elect someone to copy and share the Google Doc below with the whole group. Make sure you put the setting to “Can Edit”.

Favorite Foods!

3. Work together to fill out the first 2 columns of the chart listing your favorite foods. Do not list foods with multiple ingredients like pizza or tacos. Instead, list single ingredients like tomatoes or pomegranates.

4. Work together!

5. Use Wikipedia to find where the foods you input is cultivated and produced. Try and find the country with the highest production or the closest to Uzbekistan. Input the data into your chart.

Wikipedia

6. Use the distance calculator link below to estimate the number of miles your food traveled to get here. Input this data into your chart.

Distance Calculator

7. Open up the Google Doc worksheet below and answer the questions about your groups favorite food. Make sure you are finished with the chart first!

Worksheet

World Hunger Map

1. Open Google Docs in a new tab and log in

2. Go back to the Links Page tab and open the link below:

World Hunger Map

3. Explore the map for 10 minutes. Look for patterns and areas where people are particularly nourished (fed) and undernourished (hungry).

4. Check out the Hunger, WFP (United Nations Food Program), and People tabs.

5. Open the Google Doc. below:

World Hunger Map Questions and Reflections

6. Make a copy of the Doc. by clicking File -> Make and Copy

7. Read the instructions first, then answer the questions as best you can!

4th Grade Google Docs Practice

1. Click on the Google Docs link on the right hand sidebar underneath the “Dance Mat Typing” icon.

2. Log into your Google Docs account by typing in your username (first name + first letter of last name + @tashschool.org

3. Go back to the links page and open up the link below:

Who are you?!

4. Make a copy of the document by clicking on File -> Make a Copy

5. Answer the questions.

6. Share your document with 2 friends of your choice.