Here is a list of things going on in 5th Grade in various classrooms around the district.

Performance Task: Timeline
The students will create a timeline of relevant events from a subject area of study. The task will include key components like: research, graphics.

Essential Question or Enduring Understanding
Viewing a visual chronology of events, dates, and incidents can provide a rich perspective for insight, analysis and related research.

NETS Student Standards Assessed
  • 1. Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
    • A. Students apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
    • B. Students create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • 3. Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
    • A. Students plan strategies to guide inquiry.
    • B. Students locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.
  • 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations. Students:
    • A. understand and use technology systems.
    • D. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.

Suggested Curricular Areas:
  • Explorers
  • Revolutionary War
  • Colonial Days
  • Native American Studies
  • Ecosystems/Biomes

Resources (Applications, sites, templates, etc.)
  • Timeliner
  • Clip Art Collection and web sties
  • Templates
  • Examples

Microworlds - Digital Microscopes
Data Collection - trends (compare/contrast)
Explorer Cards
Compound Word Cards
Individual Class Surveys Files: