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Here's what we're doing by grade level this week:
2nd - Time (to the hour and half-hour)
3rd & 4th - Money (how it's made, coins, bills, counting & making change)
5th - Biblionasium (introduction)
Time Lesson Plan:
Shared Reading: Clocks & More Clocks, A Second is a Hiccup or Hurry Santa
Brain Pop Jr. (clocks and telling time to 1/4 and 1/2 hour)
Flocabulary (clocks and telling time to 1/2 hour)
Local person who makes cuckoo clocks
Telling time with Boomer hands-on activity
Check-out and telling time extension activity during check-out
Money Lesson Plan:
Shared Reading: Money Madness, Berenstain Bears, Money Tree or Pigs will be Pigs
Brain Pop (money)
Flocabulary (counting money)
US Mint: how coins are made
US Bureau of Engraving and Printing: how currency is made
Fun Facts about Money: Site 1 Site 2
Money during Colonial Times (from Philadelphia Mint) - 4th grade
Breakfast with Boomer Money Activity
ABCYa Coin Counting Game OR Amazing Coin Math app on MC iPads
Fun online money games
Extension Activity - Locate and Read "Money Counts" Ebook in Destiny
Share your opinion on print and digital formats. Do you have a preference? If so, why do you like one more (or less) than the other format?
Biblionasium Lesson Plan
Explanation and Demo of what Biblionasium is and how it works.
Hands on practice to make sure:
1. Student can log in.
2. Select avatar.
3. Create bookshelf & add books.
4. Log reading minutes.
5. Write a short review.
6. Send a recommendation to a classmate or teacher.
Students will try resource on laptops, desktops and tablets.