Inquiry

Inquiry Projects in Grade 3

Write it Up!

Subject: ELA
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Collaborative Newsletter


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Write informative articles
  • Work collaboratively in an online workspace or wiki to design and publish writing
  • Use word processing software to save, name, open, and add digital images to a document
  • Use an online shared space or wiki

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Back to Nature

Subject: Science
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Slideshow or Digital Book

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Explore the characteristics of natural resources
  • Identify the natural resources used to create certain products
  • Create online slideshow presentations or digital books
  • Use the Internet to research information

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Riddle Me This

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 4
Final Student Media: Email Message

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and sort objects based on geometrical attributes of two- and three-dimensional shapes
  • Use geometric language and attributes to describe and recognize shapes
  • Take digital photos and upload images
  • Compose, respond, and attach files to an email

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The Life and Times

Subject: ELA
Class Periods: 4
Final Student Media: Story Posted Online


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Compare and contrast the structures and viewpoints of biographical and autobiographical texts
  • Select appropriate information to write about an autobiographical main event
  • Use graphics and word processing software
  • Use Help features and user guides within software applications to effectively use technology

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Stand by Your Plan

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Podcast

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Define and differentiate between wants and needs and balance income and expenses
  • Create a personal spending plan
  • Use the Internet to research information
  • Record audio and create a podcast

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A Look From Above

Subject: Social Studies
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Digital Drawing of a Map

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and compare the human characteristics of various regions
  • Compare how people in different communities adapt to or modify the physical environment
  • Use the Internet to research information about physical environments
  • Use drawing software to develop a virtual community map

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