Inquiry

Inquiry Projects in Grade 1

From Fact to Fantasy

Subject: ELA 
Class Periods: 5
Final Student Media: Digital Drawing

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the difference between nonfiction and fiction/fantasy
  • Share pictures in an oral presentation
  • Use tools in a drawing software program to create a picture

Supporting EasyTech Lessons:


What do you Think?

Subject: ELA
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Typed Book Review

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Write your own book review using a rating system and template
  • Navigate a book review website with the help of a teacher
  • Type words into a template

Supporting EasyTech Lessons:


World of Shapes

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Digital Photographs


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Classify and identify 2-dimensional shapes
  • Use informal geometric language
  • Use digital cameras to take pictures and import pictures into a document

Supporting EasyTech Lessons:


Spend, Save, Share

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Typed Book Review


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Distinguish between spending and saving
  • Think of ways to spend, save, and give to a charity from a pretend bank account
  • Type on a keyboard and use a mouse to click

Supporting EasyTech Lessons:


Out of this World

Subject: Science
Class Periods: 3

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Record and observe weather
  • Understand the differences among weather types
  • Create a slide using slideshow presentation software

Supporting EasyTech Lessons:


Where in the World

Subject: Social Studies
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Digital Picture


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the differences between where people live and the food, shelters, clothing and activities that are commonly found in different areas
  • Use a matrix to gather information
  • Use basic drawing program tools

Supporting EasyTech Lessons: