revised March 17, 2015

Field List of Technology Lessons

Grade
Lesson Title Program Created Subject Description NBL or BTE
K
All About Me PowerPoint 2013 Fall ELA Student will create a slide in PowerPoint in which they indicate information about themselves including name, age, favorite color, and foods liked.  Student will insert a photo taken of himself. NBL
K
Starfall.com Internet 2013 Fall ELA Students go on the website Starfall.com for 3 weeks and learn the sounds of the letters, to read words, and to read sentences. NBL
K
By the Sea PowerPoint 2009 Spring ELA Students will create a slideshow about a story they read in Open Court about sea life.  They will complete sentences that were in the original story to show comprehension. BTE rev NBL
K
Friends PowerPoint 2009 Winter ELA Students create a slideshow presentation that contains information and images related to being a good friend and helping others.

BTE rev NBL

K
Rhyming Words and Wind Word 2010 Winter ELA Students will sort objects by their rhyming sounds.  They will complete two documents about wind. BTE
K
ABC Internet Search Word and Internet 2013 Fall  ELA and Technology Students learn learn that directory sites with alphabetical listing like EnchantedLearning.com offer one way to find things on the Internet. NBL
K
Symbols and Coins Excel 2010 Spring Math Students will recognize famous symbols and match their name with their picture.  They will also sort US coins and figure out how much each coin is worth. BTE
K
Math Practice Excel 2011 Winter Math Students will drag manipulatives in Excel to show their understanding of addition and subtraction up to the number 10. They will also learn to count 11 through 19 by identifying the 10 frame and how many are left over.  NBL
K
Shapes Excel 2013 Winter  Math Students learn about the terms row, column and cell in the Excel program and play bingo using colored shapes. Students identify, count, classify, and create shapes, and match shape forms to real life objects NBL
K
Butterfly Lifecycle PowerPoint 2011 Spring Science Students create a slideshow that presents some basic information about the lifecycle of the butterfly.   They will show symmetry of wings. BTE
K
Red White & Blue Word 2009 Spring Social Studies Students create a booklet on different aspects of the USA.  They discuss being a good citizen and parts of the flag. BTE
K
Family PowerPoint 2012 Fall Social Studies Students create a presentation that shows who they live with, how they get to school and what they do after school BTE
K
Holidays PowerPoint 2014 Spring  Social Studies In a given slideshow, students will select which symbols and phrases are related to given holidays and will move those symbols to the viewable section of the slides. Students will add transitions and timing and will view the slideshow. NBL
K
Parts of a Computer Word 2013 Winter Technology The student will be able to identify the parts of the computer and peripheral devices by matching the name to the correct device by matching the label to the device. Students will learn to manipulate graphics. NBL
1
Long Vowels Word 2010 Fall ELA Students will identify long vowel sounds, copy the words into a list, and use the word to complete sentences. BTE
1
Short vowel sounds PowerPoint 2012 Fall ELA Students will create a slideshow that demonstrates their understanding of short vowel sounds. BTE
1
All About Me PowerPoint 2013 Fall ELA The student will describe characteristics about him/herself in a multimedia slideshow including age, grade, family members, and likes.  Student will insert a photo taken of himself. NBL
1
What Happens Next? Word Winter 2014 ELA Students create a booklet where they organize pictures into the correct sequence order, and complete sentences about what is happening in the pictures NBL
1
Sister City Word 2013 Spring  ELA The student will write a letter to Field Elementary’s sister school in China asking questions about their school and volunteering answers about their own, and they will insert photos about life at Field School. NBL
1
Favorite Animal Word 2013 Spring  ELA Students will research their favorite animal on the internet using a graphic organizer, and will produce a research paper that includes 5 sentences and a picture. NBL
1
My Favorite animal PowerPoint   ELA Students will choose an animal to write about.  They create a slideshow in which they write a topic sentence, descriptive sentences, and an ending sentence on different slides. BTE
1
100's Chart Counting Excel 2011 Winter Math Students identify number patterns on a 100's chart.  They identify odds, evens, how to count backward, how to move on the chart to find 10 more, 10 less, 1 more, 1 less BTE
1
Plant Book Word 2009 Spring Science Students create a book about plants and what they need. BTE rev NBL
1
Plants PowerPoint 2009 Winter Science Students create a slideshow that contains information and images related to plants as food, parts of a plant, and seed development. BTE
1
Animal PowerPoint 2014 Spring Science Students will research a specific animal online using a graphic organizer.  They will create a slideshow that will discuss habitat, foods, and what makes the animal unique BTE
1
Lifecycle of the Butterfly PowerPoint Spring 2015 Science Students will create a slideshow about the four stages of the butterly lifecycle. NBL
1
What is Matter? Excel 2014 Fall Science Students will complete the definitions and examples of solid, liquid, and gas and will give examples of each.  Students will sort the items in the aquarium into the categories of solid, liquid, and gas. NBL
1
Homes, Shelters and Dwellings PowerPoint 2011 Winter Social Studies Students create a slideshow about different homes and shelters for people and humans BTE
1
Map Your Dream Bedroom Paintbrush 2013 Winter  Social Studies The student will  create a map of their dream bedroom, including a key and compass rose, using a graphic arts computer program. NBL
1
Parts of a Computer Word 2013 Winter Technology The student will be able to identify the parts of the computer and peripheral devices by typing in the name of the devices, and students will format the graphics NBL
1
Visiting Places Online Word and Internet 2013 Winter Technology The student will be able to navigate through websites successfully and identify tools used to navigate.  The student will be able to list the places he visited and list things he saw.  NBL
2
Coming to America PowerPoint 2009 Spring ELA Students create a slideshow on how people come to America.  They will discuss transportation, and the Statue of Liberty BTE
2
Alphabetizing PowerPoint 2012 Fall ELA Students create a slideshow that helps them practice alphabetizing by one or two letters.  They will also alphabetize images by the beginning sound. NBL
2
All About Me Word 2013 Fall ELA The student will list things about themselves including family, teacher and grade, favorite book, and what they want to do  when he grows up.  Student will elaborate and give reasons. Student will insert a photo taken of himself. NBL
2
Dinosaurs Word and Paintbrush 2014 Spring  ELA Students will be able to write a two paragraph expository article about a selected dinosaur after researching the dinosaur on the internet. Students will be able to use a graphics arts program to add color to a dinosaur drawing and insert it into their article. NBL
2
English and Math Excel 2011 Winter English & Math Student practice parts of speech, fractions, and measurements in inches BTE
2
Animal Camouflage PowerPoint 2009 Winter Life Science Students create a slideshow presentation that includes how and why animals use camouglage to blend, prey vs. predator camouflage in the environment, and how animals mimic other animals or objects BTE
2
Geometry Excel 2014 Spring  Math Students will  combine shapes to create a different shape. Students will identify the attributes of a quadrilateral, triangle, pentagon, hexagon, and cube. Students will  partition shapes into halves, quarters, and thirds. NBL
2
Identifying and Counting Coins Excel 2010 Spring Math/Soc Stud Using a column and row format, students create a spreadsheet about US coins, and the presidents and images on the coins. BTE
2
Life cycles Word 2009 Spring Science Students will create documents about the life cycles of the frog, chicken, and butterfly BTE
2
Machines and tools Word 2010 Winter Science Students will create a table that identifies tools and machines, what they move, and how they move it. BTE
2
Family Tree Word 2014 Winter Social Studies Students create a family tree that lists family members up to grandparents, using a graphic organizer completed in the classroom NBL
2
Courageous Person PowerPoint 2011 Spring Social Studies Students create a slideshow presentation based on the report they did on a courageous person in history BTE
2
First Americans PowerPoint   Social Studies Students create a slideshow while defining words that are often heard when discussing Native Americans. BTE
2
Parts of a Computer Word 2013 Winter  Technology The student will be able to identify the parts of the computer and peripheral devices and recognize if the device is an input or output device NBL
2
Going Places Safely Word and Internet 2013 Winter  Technology Students discover that the Internet can be used for many exciting and educational purposes.  Students will compare how staying safe online is similar to staying safe in the real world,and  explain rules for traveling safely on the Internet. NBL
2
Technology Copy and Paste Word 2014 Fall Technology Student will identify computer components and copy and paste a picture of it near the correct term NBL
3
Story PowerPoint 2009 Winter  ELA Students will create a slideshow using a story they have written. They will format  and add graphics. BTE
3
Word Knowledge Excel 2010 Spring ELA Students practice word knowledge focusing on checking skills, sounds, spellings, and vocabulary BTE
3
Grammar Word 2010 Winter ELA Student will work on identifying parts of speech within sentences and categorizing word lists as different parts of speech BTE
3
All About Me Word 2013 Fall  ELA Students will write an" I Am" poem using a given format  Student will insert a photo taken of himself and insert clipart NBL
3
Character Traits Excel 2014 Fall ELA Students will create a word cloud about the character traits of a famous person. Students will use a graphic organizer that the students completed in ELA class. NBL
3
Reading Comprehension Word   ELA Students will answer vocabulary words of stories from the OC story Go Around Dollar BTE
3
Where Does Energy Come From? PowerPoint 2014 Spring  ELA and Science Students willl research the driving question "Where Does Energy Come From" and will create a slideshow showing how all energy ultimately comes from the sun NBL
3
Charts and Graphs Excel 2014 Spring Math In Excel, students will fill in a data table and create a bar chart from the data.  Students will calculate the area and perimeter of a shape using square units.  Students will  represent 1/4 and 1/2 by coloring squares in a shape.tudents will fill in a data table and create a bar chart from the data.  Students will calculate the area and perimeter of a shape using square units.  Students will  represent 1/4 and 1/2 by coloring squares in a shape. NBL
3
Arrays, Charts, and Budget Excel 2014 Winter  Math Student will use models to determine a seating plan using given parameters from a PBL.  Students will create charts to represent the seating arrangements.  Given a set total  dollar amount, students will create a budget to determine the amount that can be spent per person. NBL
3
Space PowerPoint 2009 Winter  Science Students will create a slideshow about the moon, planets, and how constellations change with the seasons BTE
3
Energy PowerPoint 2011 Spring Science Students will create a slideshow about ways energy is used and stored. (very simplistic) BTE
3
Animal Adaptations Excel 2011 Winter Science Students will create a spreadsheet about certain types of animal adaptations. BTE
3
What is Matter PowerPoint 2012 Fall  Science Students will create a slideshow about the three states of matter.  (Too simple.  Needs additional features) BTE
3
Plant Adaptations Excel 2014 Fall Science Student will create a spreadsheet listing plant adaptations and how the adaptation helps the plant and will copy and paste graphics of the plants. Student will make up a plant and how its adaptation helps it, and will draw their imaginary plant in a graphic arts program and insert it into their project. NBL
3
Stored Energy Excel Fall 2014 Science Students create a spreadsheet about the sequence of events showing how energy is stored and then released.  Student use SmartArt and copy and paste clipart. Students explain how energy is stored and released after viewing a video about building a catapult. NBL
3
First Americans PowerPoint 2014 Spring  Social Studies Using a template and graphic organizer, students will complete a slideshow about the life and environment of the Native Americans in California. NBL
3
California Indians PowerPoint   Social Studies Students will identify tribes that lived in different regions of California and how those tribes adapted to the resources that were available to them BTE
3
Parts of a Web Page Word and internet 2013 Winter  Technology The student will identify and label the parts of a web page and describe the function of each section. NBL
3
Keeping it Private Word and Internet 2013 Winter  Technology Students will analyze why private information should not be given to anyone online and identify which information is private and which can be shared. NBL
3
Different Types of Computers (Webquest) PowerPoint 2014 Fall  Technology Students will create a slideshow identifying and describing the different types of computers, e.g. tablet, laptop, desktop, smart phone, etc.  They will use a webquest NBL
4/5
HTML TextWrangler 2014 Spring  ELA and Technology The students will write a narrative in ELA, e.g. "What do I want to do when I grow up?"  The students will write code in HTML to create a web page in which the student includes the narrative and inserts images.  The web pages will be published in the Computer Lab Web Page or the Field Technology Web Page.  Optional: Using the language bar, write the narrative in Pin Ying.  NBL
4/5
Internet Basics and Online Safety Internet 2013 Fall  Technology This is a 6 class unit.  Using the web based program "Welcome to the Web", the student will learn with guidance from the teacher about the internet, how to browse and search, and about internet safety.  The student will answers questions in a booklet after every unit for review and assessment.  There is an optional mystery the student can solve at home using the tools he learned. NBL
4
All About Me Word 2013 Fall  ELA The student will write an autobiography of his life including date of birth, 3 important events, present day life, and what he wants do in the future.  Student will use a Life Map graphic organizer. NBL
4
T-shirt Project Paintbrush, Excel, and PowerPoint 2014 Spring  Math Divided into teams of 3 or 4, Students will design a Field Elementary t-shirt, create a budget for the cost and sale of the t-shirt, and create a PowerPoint Slideshow designed to show investors their business NBL
4
Zoo Food Excel Spring 2014 Math Posing as a zoo nutritionist, the student will research dietary requirements of an elephant, and then create a budget to feed one elephant for a day, a week, and a month. NBL
4
Learning About Earth's Surfaces PowerPoint 2009 Winter Science Students will create a slideshow about glaciers, earthquakes, and volcanoes.  This one also has a template in Pin Ying BTE
4
Body Systems Excel 2010 Spring Science Students will do research and then create a spreadsheet on the systems of the human body including which organs are involved, and how to keep the system healthy.  The student will format the spreadsheet and add graphics. BTE
4
Rock Composition Excel 2011 Winter Science Students will identify and categorize rocks, and find percentage of minerals in rocks BTE
4
California Missions PowerPoint 2009 Winter Social Studies Students will create a slideshow that includes information researched about a specific California Mission that they selected or were assigned. BTE
4
1845 - 1869 Word 2010 Winter Social Studies Students will create a time line that shows how events in discoveries of gold, communication, transportation, and the change in California's government overlapped throughout the period of 1845-1869 BTE
4
California State Government PowerPoint 2011 Spring Social Studies Students will create a slideshow presentation about the three branches of the State Government BTE
4
Where I Am in the World PowerPoint 2012 Fall  Social Studies Students will create a slideshow on the longitude and latitude of their city, state, and country.  (Very simplistic and quick - add more features  to make it longer) BTE
4
California Regions Brochure Word 2014 Winter  Social Studies The student will create a brochure about one of the four regions of California to try to persuade visitors to visit their region as tourists NBL
4
Internal Parts of an iMac Computer Word 2013 Fall  Technology Students will research and label the major internal parts of an iMac computer, and will describe the function of each major part NBL
4
Color Spectrum Word 2010 Winter Visual Arts Students will work through documents that cover different topics of the color spectrum. BTE
5
Smoothie Business Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Spring 2014 Art and Math 6 class unit: Divided into groups of 2 or 3, the students will create a business that sells Smoothies in a café.  The students will first design a logo in Word, create a budget for their business in Excel, and then create a PowerPoint slideshow which incorporates the logo and budget and marketing to persuade investors to invest in their business. NBL
5
Writing Practice Word 2012 Fall  ELA Students will write a story about something that happened to them, or that they accomplished, within a span of a year or shorter, that was memorable to them, and insert clipart BTE
5
All About Me PowerPoint 2014 Fall  ELA Starting from a blank document, the student will create a PowerPoint slideshow about his name and birth day, after doing research on the internet.  The slideshow will include the meaning of student's first or last name, students Astrology and  Chinese Zodiac sign, and important events that happened on the day the student was born (and more) NBL
5
My Heritage Word   ELA Students will research their heritage online and develop an outline for their heritage that will be used for the Open Court Heritage writing assignment. (Had a problem with this project because several African Americans in each class were not able to identify where their ancestors came from) BTE
5
Field Trip Review PowerPoint 2008 Spring Science Students will create a slideshow based on their field trip to the Manhattan Pier.  This can be adapted to any field trip. BTE
5
Weather Word 2009 Spring Science Students will produce a report that shows the data from tracking a week's weather. BTE
5
Planet PowerPoint 2009 Winter Science Students will select a certain planet and create a slideshow demonstrating their knowledge of that planet. BTE
5
Space (Planets) Excel 2010 Spring Science Students create a spreadsheet showing information about the planets and their relationship to the sun.  They will create charts and graphs BTE
5
Severe Weather Word 2010 Winter Science Students will produce a document that shows the data from tracking a week of weather, the different types of clouds, and a description of a storm of their choice. BTE
5
City Water Excel 2011 Wnter Science Students will create worksheets that look at the process of removing pollution from water, and source of water in Pasadena BTE
5
Circulatory Respiratory Excel 2014 Spring  Science The student will take his pulse at different states of activity and complete a chart explaining why a pulse increases with activity.  The student will identify the major organs involved in the circulatory and respiratory system. The student will diagram the circulatory and respiratory systems to show how they are interrelated. NBL
5
Colonial News Word 2014 Winter Social Studies Students will research one of the 13 original colonies on the internet and in their text using a graphic organizer. The students will create a newspaper containing articles about the colony, about a leader in the colony, about important dates, the location, and fun facts about the colony. NBL
5
The Buffalo PowerPoint 2008 Spring Social Studies Students will create a presentation about the way the Native Americans used the different parts of the Buffalo. BTE
5
Explorer Brochure Word 2014 Fall  Social Studies The student will create a brochure about one of the early explorers with the objective of persuading people to join the crew of the expedition. NBL
5
Mac vs. PC Webquest Word 2014 Fall  Technology and ELA Students will research the major differences between a Macintosh Computer and a PC and will write a research paper comparing the two.  They will use a Webquest. NBL
6
Famous Composer Word   ELA and music Students will type a written report on a famous composer and add a table and timeline. BTE
6
Lifestyles Excel 2012 Winter  Math Student will research the income of different careers, and the cost of living of different cities, and will determine if a career in a certain city would sustain their lifestyle by creating a budget BTE
6
Ancient Civilation Report PowerPoint   Social Studies Students will create a slideshow on an ancient civilization. BTE
6
Ancient Israel PowerPoint   Social Studies Students will create a slideshow about Ancient Israel's clothing, family life, diet, and holidays. BTE
MULTI-GRADE LESSONS:
K-5
Google Earth Internet 2013 Fall Technology 1 to 2 week unit where students learn the difference about what can be learned on a map and on an interactive map.  Students take a tour on Google Earth of Pasadena NBL
1-5
Class Surveys Excel 2010 Winter Math Students will develop a class survey on Favorite Games and Class Birthdays, collect that data and create a table and graph to represent the data BTE
2-5
Scratch animated writing Scratch.com 2014 Fall ELA Each grade will use a different theme to create a story using animated characters that narrate the story or have dialogue with each other. NBL
2-5
Scratch Programming Internet 2014 Spring  Technology Using the online program at Scratch.com, the student will program an interactive video game about a tadpole that turns into a frog NBL
2-5
Tinkercad and 3D printing Tinkercad.com 2014 Fall Technology Instructions for teacher how to lead the students through the lessons provided on Tinkercad.com NBL
3-5
Shortcut keys lesson Word 2013 Fall ELA and Technology Students create a Word document using commands entirely executed by shortcut keys rather than using a menu or toolbar NBL