Inquiry

Inquiry Projects in Grade 4

State the Facts

Subject: ELA
Class Periods: 4
Final Student Media: Digital Chart

 

Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Use search strategies like text features to conduct online research
  • Write reviews evaluating the effectiveness of websites
  • Search using keywords and Boolean operators
  • Use basic word processing skills to write summaries

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Let’s Be Safe Online

Subject: ELA
Class Periods: 4
Final Student Media: Poster with Digital Images


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and communicate online safety tips to others
  • Edit writing using digital tools
  • Use word processing software to change font size and style and save and print files
  • Use word processing software to insert a clip art picture

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Find the Angle

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Digital Spreadsheet with Graph


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Identify acute, obtuse, and right angles
  • Calculate exterior and interior angles, when one is known
  • Create a line graph using spreadsheet software
  • Analyze trends and data using a line graph

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Be Money Smart

Subject: Math
Class Periods: 2
Final Student Media: Poster with Digital Images


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how to divide allowance between saving, sharing, and spending
  • Divide dollar amounts by ¼ and ½
  • Enter data into a spreadsheet
  • Create a line graph using a spreadsheet and interpret the data

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Outlining the Water Cycle

Subject: Science
Class Periods: 3
Final Student Media: Digital Outline


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and understand the stages of the water cycle
  • Use the Internet to research information
  • Organize information into an outline
  • Use word processing software to open, save, and print documents

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State Regions

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


Technology and Core Area Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the regions of the state
  • Compare and contrast the regions of the state
  • Use presentation software to create new slides, insert pictures, and edit text
  • Present a slideshow to the class

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