Week 8
Comment4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
2cnd Hour Tigers have been writing fractured fairy tales just like you did with 'The 3 Little Pigs.'
Read their stories and leave a good comment.

Add your '3 Little Wolves' story to your blog. Find a creative commons photo on Flickr that adds to your story. Remember to give the owner credit.



Week 7
Comment4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
We will be visiting our blog buddies at Room 3. Everyone please leave at least two comments.

Have you answered and thanked anyone who left comments on your blog or a post on the class blog you wrote?
  1. Look through the photos on Flickr (brsteam17 : photo17)
  2. Write a blog post about Athletics Day. What was it like for you?
  3. Choose some photos for your blog (max 5).
  4. Visit BigHugeLabs.com and choose an affect for your photos.
  5. Embed your photos into your blog. Make sure you write an explanation for each photo.


Learn how to create a PowerPoint Animation.



Week 6
Skype with Super Scoopers and learn a dance for their video.
Comment4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
Have you answered and thanked anyone who left comments on your blog or a post on the class blog you wrote?
Room 14 @ Pt England School
Room 3
Super Scoopers
Room 2 Kaipara Flats
Fantastic Four's Learning

Complete your disaster writing blog.

Book Reviews
Go to your book review website and enter your library book.

Activity: Use



Week 4
Comment4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
Wolf 6 is blogging about cyberbullying and Kazy527 from their class left us a comment. Let's return the favour!
Ms. Naugle's 5th Period Math class

Complete your volcano hat blog.

Book Reviews
Go to your book review website and enter your library book.

Activity: Use the sites below to answer all your project research questions. You project are due next week.
Academic Kids encyclopedia
National Geographic Natural Disasters
New Zealand Disasters
The Disaster Area











Week 3
Comment4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
1.Leave a comment on one of our class blog posts.
2. http://melvilleroom8.blogspot.com
3. http://super7scoopers.edublogs.org

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Activity: Decide on the natural disaster you wish to investigate, and write it in the center of your 'Before and after web.'
Write everything you know about your disaster in the inside sections.
Research using the links below and take notes on the outer part of your 'Before and after web.'

National Geographic Natural Disasters
New Zealand Disasters
The Disaster Area

Book Reviews
Go to your book review website and enter your library book.





Week 2
Comment4Kids (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
Whero, Karaka, Kakariki: Visit Mr. St.Pierre's Class and comment on two blogs.
Kahurangi: Room 13 are one of our regular blogging buddies. Go to the Student Blogs in the left hand column. Look out for their Inanimate Alice blog posts!

Book Reviews
Go to your book review website and enter your library book.

You must have published your edited blog post about your avatar before you may continue.
Activity: News Researcher
1. Complete the earthquake TV Show Report activity.
2. Take notes of the key or main ideas in your final show: cause - process - effect
Help create a TV show report on EARTHQUAKES!
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Week 1
Comment4Kids (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
1. Visit our blog buddies Room 3 and leave one comment.
2. Springston E-Team: Endeavour are a cool class from Christchurch who have experienced the earthquake and have blogged some of their experiences. Choose one post to read and leave a good comment.

Book Reviews
Go to your book review website and enter your library book.

You must have published your edited blog post about your holiday before you may create an avatar.
Activity: Avatars
1. Make an avatar with Weeworld that represents you.
2. Use screen capture to capture the sizes below to your Desktop.
3. Upload all three sizes to your folder on the school server.
4. Post your new avatar on your blog. Explain what an avatar is and why we use them.

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ICT

Week 9 & 10
Skill of the Week: Leaving a space after punctuation.

Mask Blog

[Introduction] My culture is . . .

1. Photos in correct time sequence. Photos are on the class Flickr account.
2. Text explaining in proper sentences.

[Conclusion] Now that I am finished my mask I feel . . .

Comments4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
4th Hour Maths
Mr Ferrell's Class Blog

Room 3
Mr StPierres Class Blog

Get Smart with 2G
BRS Room 19

The NetGuide Web Design Competition
Each team member is responsible for completing their wiki information today.
1. Present wiki so far to class.
2. Print wiki pages - Highlight key information - Write information in your own words ON PAPER - type onto wiki.
3. Add images, video, maps and widgets.

ePortfolio and Blog
1. Type your earthquake story into your blog AND ePortfolio. (ext: find a image for your story)
2. Maths basic facts charts are complete.
3. Add your own Alice story to your ePortfolio.

Week 8
Skill of the Week: Searching and sorting information on Google.

Comments4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
Whero: BRS Room 19.
Karaka: SuperScoopers.
Kakariki: Mr Miller's Classroom Blog.
Kahurangi: Mrs Quam's Student Writing.

The NetGuide Web Design Competition
Each team member is responsible for completing their wiki information today.
1. Research and gather information and images.
2. Collect url's for reference.

Next week on Wednesday/Thursday you will be presenting your wiki's to the class and we will all leave comments on your wiki discussion tab.









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Week 7
Skill of the Week: Searching and sorting information on Google.

Comments4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
Room 3's student blogs. Comment on two student blogs please.

The NetGuide Web Design Competition
Each team member is responsible for completing a page of their wiki today.
1. Research and gather information and images.
2. Collect url's for reference.

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Week 6
Skill of the Week: Managing a wiki.

Comments4Kids Thursday (please leave our class blog url with comments) http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com
1. Everyone visit Room 19 then Room 3's student blogs. Comment on two students blogs please.
2. Kariki visit the Blog Dogs blog and check out their cool maths video. Please leave a comment.

3. Kahurangi: leave a comment Mrs Quam's Student Writing Blog; on at least two students blogs please.

The NetGuide Web Design Competition
The TVNZ6 NETGUIDE SCHOOLS MULTIMEDIA CHALLENGE 2010
1. Decided on group roles and plan a timetable of everything you need to do.
2. Create the main pages and navigation for your site.
3. Add a summery of your website and an image to your home page.




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Week 5
Skill of the Week: WALT to take a snapshot of your Mac screen.
Press [Command + Shift + 4] together, then a 'target' will appear.
Click and drag, when you let go of the mouse button it will take a snapshot.

Comments4Kids Thursday
1. Everyone visit Room 3's student blogs. Try find the students blogs who commented on yours. Read their blog and give them a great comment.
Kakariki: Also leave a comment for the SuperScoopers please.
Kahurangi: Room 13 are one of our regular blogging buddies. Comment on 2 blogs.

The NetGuide Web Design Competition
The TVNZ6 NETGUIDE SCHOOLS MULTIMEDIA CHALLENGE 2010
1. Review past winners. Look for features and ideas you want to use.
2. Mr Wood demonstrates works with groups planning class culture websites.
3. Each student logs in an adds some content ideas to a wiki.





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Week 4
Skill of the Week: WALT to take a snapshot of your Mac screen.
Press [Command + Shift + 4] together, then a 'target' will appear.
Click and drag, when you let go of the mouse button it will take a snapshot.

ePortfolio
1. Talk through Home Page with example.
2. Take a snapshot of your Maths, Reading, and Writing pages.
3. Open and print for editing.

Blogs
  1. Go to our ICT page and see the Alice Voki. (mrwood17@gmail.com)
  2. Create your own Alice and type in your Episode 4 orientation.
  3. Save using "YourFirstName Alice".
  4. Embed (choose Wordpress) it into your Blog with
    and explanation of what it is and why you are blogging it.

*WebWizards: comment on Room 3. Link on Blog tab.

The NetGuide Web Design Competition
The TVNZ6 NETGUIDE SCHOOLS MULTIMEDIA CHALLENGE 2010
1. Review past lesson and brainstorm class culture website pages:
Home Page - - About us (net safety reminder)
2. Mr Wood demonstrates how to create class culture wiki pages.
3. Each student logs in an adds some content ideas to a page.

4. Students who wish to enter the NetGuide website challenge
submit their names (3 people per group) to Mr Wood.
You must also give your topic and a list of 3 website name ideas.
Mr Wood will then setup you free wiki website.















Comments4Kids Thursday: 1 comment each
Whero, Karaka, Kakariki: Vist Room 3's class blog, they are our new Blogging Buddies.
Kahurangi: Room 13 are one of our regular blogging buddies. Go to the Student Blogs in the lefthand column.


Week 3

Skill of the Week: WALT to take a snapshot of your Mac screen. Press [Command + Shift + 4] together, then a 'target' will appear. Click and drag, when you let go of the mouse button it will take a snapshot.

Comments4Kids Thursday
Whero, Karaka, Kakariki: Vist Room 3's class blog, they are our new Blogging Buddies.
Kahurangi: Room 13 are one of our regular blogging buddies. Go to the Student Blogs in the lefthand column.

E-portfolios
1. Update your 'Writing' page with your Term 2 achievements and your new goals for Term 3.
Next week: On your 'Maori'' page, choose a item of kai and copy the English below to your page. The below it type the Maori and make the font red.

What is this? That (in your hand) is a pen.
He aha tenei? He pene tena.


What is that? That (over there) is a pen.
He aha tenei? He pene tera.

*WebWizards: embed a video clip or audio recording (Vocaroo) into your page.


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Week 2
Skill of the Week: Saving files so you can find them.

Comments4Kids Thursday
1. Room 9 Raumati Beach School have started a podcast. Watch Hemi review his learning in a very creative way and leave a good comment.
2. This week is Maori Language Week. Visit the blogs of Room 8 Melville Intermediate and Springston E-Team and visit some maori language links. Leave a comment or thanks for sharing great ideas.

E-portfolios
1. Update your maths page with your Multiplication and Division Stage and your new goals.
2. Add a new page with the title 'Maori'. You will add your recorded mihi here.

Web Design
The TVNZ6 NETGUIDE SCHOOLS MULTIMEDIA CHALLENGE 2010
1. Brainstorm 'What features should a website have?'

What features should a website have?... at AnswerGarden.ch.


2. View examples of past website winners and compare to our features criteria.





Week 1
Skill of the Week: Saving files so you can find them.

ICT Skills Survey
Please go to this page and fill in the YEAR 6 ICT Survey.

Comments4Kids Thursday
1. Melville Intermediate want to see if you can solve this math problem.
2. Help Room 13 with their topic by telling them what you know about space.

E-portfolios
1. Update your reading page and practice talking through your e-portfolio. You need to be able to explain your learning to your whanau.

Web Design
You will be entering the TVNZ6 NETGUIDE SCHOOLS MULTIMEDIA CHALLENGE 2010
1. Check out the prizes.
2. Read the rules.
3. View examples of past website winners.



























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Term 2 2010
Week 11: Thursday Tasks
1. Complete your e-portfolio, check that every page is finished and ready for viewing.
Open our example e-portfolio and compare it to your e-portfolio, check each page, how does it compare to yours?

2. ONLY if your e-portfolio is as best as you can make it, then you may write you final blog for the term. It needs to talk about Term 2 and the learning you have done. (Hint: see Memiary)


Week 10: Thursday Tasks
Practice the skill: Log in - Log off - Remember me?

1. Create a Voki (mrwood17@gmail.com) for your e-portfolio home page. What has been some of the best learning you have done?
What is your goal for improving yourself in term 3?

2. Go to your e-portfolio and create a new page called Rocky Shores.
a. Write what you did well AND what you need to improve next term for TEACH inquiry.
b. You must be load a photo of your project from our class Flickr page. Or if you did a slideshow you need to find the code to embed it here at //Slideshare// (username: shaunwoodnz@gmail.com; password is our class password.)


Week 9: Thursday Tasks
Practice the skill: Shortcut for cutting and pasting.

1. Write a comment on 2 other Team 17 blogs . Re-read your comment for meaning and check your spelling!

2. Go to your e-portfolio and create a new page called Rocky Shores.
a. Write what you did well AND what you need to improve next term for TEACH inquiry.
b. You must be load a photo of your project from our class Flickr page. Or if you did a slideshow you need to find the code to embed it here at //Slideshare// (username: shaunwoodnz@gmail.com; password is our class password.)

3. Next Monday morning you will be guiding children in the computer suite. Please read this 'Zac the Rat' story and play the games so that you know them well.
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4. LASTLY, explore the links on our World Cup wiki page. The test is on Friday.


Week 8: Thursday Tasks
Practice the skill of the week: Open multiple tabs in a browser.

1.
Write a comment on Room 19's blog . See my comment as an example, re-read your comment for meaning and check your spelling. I will be approving all comments.

2.
Comment on EVERY groups readers theater post on our class blog.
- How would you rate the groups fluency and expression, give an example?

3. Explore the links on our World Cup wiki page. Do the quiz on World Cup Soccer Quiz at Pitara Kids Network.

4. Research your topic. Presentation due on Friday.


Week 7
Skill of the week: Open multiple tabs in a browser.

Thursday Tasks
1. Comments4Kids Thursday:
a. Moturoa's Blog
b. Room 8 @ Melville Intermediate School
c. Super 7 Scoopers

2. Research your topic. Presentation due in 2 weeks.
WALT: use a Google document to take notes and store images during my web research.

Week 6
Skill of the week: Control C (PC) or Apple C (Mac) to copy.
Control V (PC) or Apple V (Mac) to paste.

Thursday Tasks
1. Comments4Kids Thursday:
a. These cool Year 5 students at Raumati Beach School are also friends with the Super Scoopers
b. Springston E-Team are a Christchurch School who went to Science Alive recently.
c. The awesome Room 8 @ Melville Intermediate School have some fantastic posts, including a kapa haka video.
d. If you are a speed commenter then please also leave some comments on Room 19's Animal Top Ten . Find one that has not had a comment.

2. Research your topic. Presentation due in 2 weeks.
WALT: use a Google document to take notes and store images during my web research.

WALT: use headings to organise my information.

3. Take the Chocolate Fish Quiz . Everyone who enters goes into our own chocolate fish draw too!




Week 5 Skill of the week: If you want to select or highlight a word double click on it. What will three clicks do?

Thursday Tasks
1. Comments4Kids Thursday:
- Mr Gagnon's Class : Leave a comment on 5 student blogs. See Success Criteria.
- Kids in the Mid : In pairs solve the problem and leave a comment with your answer. (use your first names and our class blog url http://baileyrdteam17.blogspot.com)
2. WALT: create a personal Google document and use it to take notes during my research.
- You will use key words to search Google. Scan the result page for the most suitable websites and information.
3. Comment on other team members blogs using the PhotoPeach Success Criteria.

Success Criteria for Blog Commenting
1. A good comment says what you liked about the blog post and why.
2. It is written in a positive way, looking for the things they do well.
3. You make connections to your own life or learning.
4. You have asked the author a relevant question.
5. You have re-read your comment for meaning, grammar and spelling.

Week 4
Skill of the week: If you want to type a capital letter hold the SHIFT key down while you type the letter.
1. Comments4Kids Thursday: Leave a good comment on each of these three blogs.
- Moturoa's Blog : This is their blog about their rocky shore visit. Leave a comment showing that you can make connections with your own rocky shore trip.
- Super 7 Scoopers@St Clair: Why Should Classrooms Blog?
- Super 7 Scoopers@St Clair: The Wavy Gravy
2. WALT: scan Google results for specific information. You will use key words to search Google. Scan the result page for the most suitable websites.
3. PhotoPeach rocky shore digital story.

Week3: Comments4Kids Thursday
Kids in the middle : a primary school in Tasmania

Sign into Google Apps (room17)
Click on Sites


Avatars
Build an avatar with Buildyourwildself then when you are done email it to mrwood17@gmail.com

Computer Suite Expectations
Work at your own computer.
First 10 minutes are to practice keyboarding skills. Results graphed.

Do you want to get better search results on Google?
1. When you search you need to use KEY WORDS to sort for the best and most relevant information on the internet.
2. Remember to note where you got the information from so you can CREDIT YOUR SOURCES.
3. Watch these two videos for some great ideas.

Sortfix: helps you choose key words for internet searching.



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