5th Grade Bundle Software



What’s included in the 5th Grade Lesson Plans (software-based) bundle:

  • 5 lesson plans integrated into inquiry, using popular software
  • A brief summary of each project, including suggested grade level and prior knowledge, time required, software required
  • Higher-order thinking skills addressed
  • Technology-specific skills taught 
Five projects include:

Photoshop Basx
Adobe Photoshop is KidPix for grown ups–and the default photo editor for graphics enthusiasts. This offers a kid-friendly introduction to the Photoshop screen, canvas, layout, toolbars, task panes, history as undo and more.

Color my Grammar (in Word)
Type several sentences in Word. Pick from a book students are reading, spelling words or sight words. Use the color palette to label parts of speech.

Google Earth Board
Students select a Wonder of the World (list developed by the classroom teacher of the places they will visit during the school year) to research on Google Earth, and then present a picture and fact to the class.

A Colonization Brochure in Publisher
Students create a sophisticated trifold brochure with pictures, design elements, colorful layout, integrated into the classroom unit of inquiry.

Ecosystems Table in Word
Make a table of ecosystems (or biomes or landforms or whatever topic you’re studying in science). Add pictures and websites; team-teach this one with the classroom teacher.

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