3rd Grade Bundle Software



What’s included in the 3rd Grade Lesson Plans II (software-based) bundle:

  • A brief summary of each project, including suggested grade level and prior knowledge, time required, software required, and other projects that should be completed prior to this one
  • Higher-order thinking skills addressed
  • Technology-specific skills taught 
Five projects include:
Introduction to Google Earth
Introduce students to Google Earth, panning in and out, dragging with the mouse, changing the perspective of the earth’s surface, visiting the solar system. Use classroom investigation into national symbols (Statue of Liberty, Pentagon, White House, etc.) to spark their interest.
Indigenous Cultures Magazine in Publisher
Create a magazine on any topic you’re covering in the classroom using a cover, table of contents, headings, pictures, design elements, collage of pictures. Add lined paper for note taking in the classroom.
Check your math homework in Excel
Use Excel to check addition, subtraction, multiplication, division problems assigned in class. This is a favorite with students. The WOW factor is way up there.
Travel the Universe with Celestia and Google Earth
Use Celestia and Google Earth Sky (both free downloads) to explore the planet Earth and the Universe. Collaborate with classroom units of inquiry into science and nature.
Email Basx
According to a 2008 study, 1.3 billion people have email accounts and send 210 billion messages daily. This lesson explores email basics, etiquette, spam and security.

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