Suggested Big Ideas:

Grades 3–5 (Ages 8–11) Q3


  1. Conceptualize, guide, and manage individual or group learning projects using digital planning tools with teacher support. (4,6)
  2. Debate the effect of existing and emerging technologies on individuals, society, and the global community. (5,6)

Research and Information Fluency

  1. Conceptualize, guide, and manage individual or group learning projects using digital planning tools with teacher support. (4,6)
  2. Debate the effect of existing and emerging technologies on individuals, society, and the global community. (5,6)
Lesson Title
Description/ Learning Target
Application
Files
Web Search Strategies in Plain English
YouTube video that teaches basic research skills.
You Tube
Watch
3rd-5th Grade Search Lesson
Research Lesson Plan for Grades 3-5
Website
lesson
African Americans in Science
Students will use digital tools to explore the careers of prominent African Americans in science, mathematics, and technology.
Website
lesson
Martin Luther King Jr
Students will use digital tools to learn about Martin Luther King Jr.
Brainpop Free
lesson
Jane Goodall
Students will use digital tools to learn about Jane Goodall
Brainpop
Free
lesson

Communication and Collaboration

Conceptualize, guide, and manage individual or group learning projects using digital planning tools with teacher support. (4,6)
Lesson Title
Description/ Learning Target
Application
Files
The Experience of a lifetime
Students will research the forces of nature then create a website
www.weebly.com
Lesson Plan
Poetry Unit: Cinquain
Students will create a personalized cinquain about themselves printed over a photo of themselves using Word.
Word
digital cameras

Lesson Plan




Digital Citizenship
Debate the effect of existing and emerging technologies on individuals, society, and the global community. (5,6)
Lesson Title
Description/ Learning Target
Application
Files