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Museum Entrance Grade One Grade Two Grade Four Grade Three Welcome to the Museum of Technology Ss. Peter & Paul School More Kindergarten
Museum Entrance Grade Five Grade Six Grade Eight Grade Seven Grades 5-8 Technology Ss. Peter & Paul School Curators Offices Online Student Center Back
Curators Office Mrs. OMalley – Mrs. Fitzgerald – Our technology curriculum exposes the students to keyboarding, word processing, graphics, multimedia development, digital imagery, electronic graphic organizers, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, graphing, map and timeline work, streaming videos, electronic sourcing for research, web activities including WebQuests, virtual field trips, inquiry-based learning projects, web essays, and web page development. Students are also provided with online test-taking and electronic skill-building with differentiated learning. Most recently, the 8 th graders completed an online science unit. This program is coordinated with classroom teachers to enhance the curriculum and create an authentic learning environment. Mrs. Ruthy OMalley & Mrs. Nancy Fitzgerald Curators Return K-4 Return 5-8
Room 1 Return to Entry Beginning Consonant Sounds Good Friday Penguins 1 st Grade Careers
Room 3 Return to Entry Keyboarding Draggable Division Haiku 3 rd Grade Internet Safety
Room 4 Return to Entry Rebus Sentences Rosary PowerPoint Animal Research 4 th Grade The Real Gifts
Room 5 Return to Entry Planet Research Poetry Presentation Charts & Graphs 5 th Grade Biography Research
Room 5 Mesopotamia WebQuest Rome Inspiration Graphic Organizer Fortunately PowerPoint 6 th Grade Greek Gazette Mona Lisa Probability Return to Entry
Room 5 Virtual World Tour CAD Drawings Timberlee 7 th Grade Buddy Project RRR Project Return to Entry
Room 5 Internet Safety Posters Merged Letter & Database Virtual Frog Dissections 8 th Grade 3D CAD Drawings HTML Movie Editing Return to Entry
Room 1 Return to Entry Alphabet My House OppositesKindergarten Addition
Return to 1 st Grade Beginning Consonant Sounds The 1 st graders began the year with identification of the different parts of the computer, opening and closing programs, and saving. Curriculum ties Reinforced within the lab included telling time, counting money, basic math skills, consonant sounds, and word sequencing.
The 1 st graders completed a penguin template and typed in sentences about them. This reinforced the penguin unit completed in the classroom. Penguins Return to 1 st Grade
Careers The students located their pictures in their class folders and learned how to insert them into Word. Using the picture tool bar, they worked with the "Crop" button to cut and shape the pictures of themselves. The 1 st graders also learned how to center the pictures and create borders. Return to 1 st Grade
Good Friday The 1 st graders drew pictures and tailored stamps to depict a scene from the Stations of the Cross in preparation For Easter. Return to 1 st Grade
Return to 2 nd Grade Careers The students located their pictures in their class folders and learned how to insert them into Word. Using the picture tool bar, they worked with the "Crop" button to cut and shape the pictures of themselves. The 2 nd graders also learned how to center the pictures and create borders.
AutoShapes The 2nd Graders also learned how to make shapes using auto-shapes in MS Word. They created several different hearts and filled each one with different color. Next they learned how to insert Word Art. Return to 2 nd Grade
Online Exploration The 2 nd graders completed online explorations that reinforced classroom curriculum as follows: Draggable SubtractionDraggable Subtraction: Students entered the numbers 5, 3, and 2 to set up their problems and the number of digits to subtract. Wall of WordsWall of Words: Students played Wall of words, where they dragged scrambled words to make a sentence, it started with 5 words once the wall was built, it switched to 7 words. They had to add 5 layers of brick and they had 1 minute to do it. Return to 2 nd Grade
KidPix Slideshows The 2 nd graders composed short stories and created multimedia slideshows in KidPix. They used their keyboarding, drawing, saving and insertion skills. They added transitions and sounds to their finished products. KidPix is suitable for younger students because it allows them to draw and be more imaginative. Return to 2 nd Grade Click here for a sample.here
Return to 3 rd Grade Keyboarding The 3 rd graders learned all the letters and symbols of the keyboard. They worked Primarily in the Mavis Beacon program, But also reinforced their skills doing online keyboard practice.
Haiku The 3rd graders created Haikus in conjunction with the language arts curriculum. They wrote their creative poems during class time and typed them into the Print Artist program. Next, they inserted images and copied and pasted their work into Microsoft Word. Return to 3 rd Grade
Internet Safety The 3 rd graders completed an online study about Internet Safety. They explored theInternet Safety site and learned about cyber bullying and the importance of not providing personal information, navigating safely, and online netiquette. Return to 3 rd Grade
Draggable Division The 3rd graders completed online explorations that reinforced classroom curriculum as follows: Draggable Division Draggable Division - Students entered the numbers 5, 3 and 1 and clicked on the circle next to No Remainder to set the problems up. Return to 3 rd Grade
Rebus Sentences The 4th graders worked on their typing skills in Mavis Beacon, and kept track of their speed by creating progress charts in Microsoft Excel each week. Using their typing skills, the students created Rebus sentences in Word and imported images from PrintArtist, gaining practice in the ability to switch between two different programs. Return to 4 th Grade
Return to 4 th Grade Animal Research The 4 th graders were assigned an animal to investigate and used the San Diego ZooSan Diego Zoo site to locate their data and complete their research.
Click here for a sample.here Rosary PowerPoint The 4 th Graders created PowerPoint presentations on the mysteries of The rosary. Return to 4 th Grade
The Real Gifts of Christmas The students created a nativity scene in Print Artist entitled: "THE REAL GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS". They surrounded the picture with words like: Comfort, Love, 2nd Chances, Wonder, Peace, Charity, Joy, Faith, Trust, Hope, Compassion, Reassurance, Rejoicing, and Courage. Return to 4 th Grade
Return to Exhibit Planet Research The 5 th graders were assigned a planet to investigate and used the WelcomeWelcome to the Planetsto the Planets site to locate their data and find an image.
Return to 5 th Grade Charts and Graphs The 5 th graders entered data into spreadsheets and then generated graphs at Create A Graph, andCreate A Graph online site.
Research Students are completed an 8 slide presentation for their Social Studies research project using PowerPoint. Click here for a sample.here Return to 5 th Grade
Poetry Presentation Poetry presentations were created to display haiku's, limericks, rhymes and acrostic Poetry. First the 5 th graders completed worksheets on the four types of poetry; and then they made up their own. Next they put their poetry together In multi-media presentations where they added images and buttons to create non-linear presentations. Click here for a sample.here Return to 5 th Grade
The 6 th graders conduct a short probability study to reinforce a math lesson. The group rolls a virtual die 20 times and data is recorded into a spreadsheet. After all numbers have been entered, students learn how to autosum each column (1-6) to determine total times each number came up. A 3D pie graph is then generated using this information. Return to 6 th Grade Probability Graphing Project
Click here for sample.here The 6 th graders access an online project entitled The Mesopotamia Museum isThe Mesopotamia Museum is Empty!Empty! Students then worked in pairs and chose an accomplishment to research. They used a graphic organizer to template to answer questions about the accomplish- ment and keep track of resources. The final product was a 5 slide presentation that included a short movie clip. Students were also required to add a gradient background, custom animations and Transitions. Mesopotamia WebQuest Return to 6 th Grade
The students completed an interactive book based upon Fortunately by Remi Charlip. This project involved groups using a graphic organizer to plan their original story. Each student in the group then created his/her page in PowerPoint. Once complete the 6th graders learned how to coordinate their font selections, grayscale "Unfortunately" pages, and string multiple slides into one presentation. The final projects were presented as multimedia stories using the SmartBoard. Fortunately Return to 6 th Grade Click here for a sample presentation.here
The 6 th graders worked in groups to create a "Greek Gazette" with Microsoft Publisher. Working in groups, the students researched ancient Greece and wrote articles as if they were reporters living in that time. Greek Gazette Return to 6 th Grade
Using their knowledge of the graphic organizer program, the 6 th graders completed webbed maps about the ancient Roman culture. They also created interactive timelines of their own lives. The program allows them to include graphics, create hyperlinks, and insert movies clips. Rome Inspiration Graphic Organizers Return to 6 th Grade
The students covered various artists of the Renaissance in Social Studies and we tied our Mona Lisa project to this unit. Digital photographs of the students were transformed into "Monas". Using a draw program, students discovered how to cut a photo and layer it onto an existing image of Mona Lisa. They also used the software tools to soften edges, colorize, transparency, and match two image colors with the paint dropper tool to create their masterpieces. Mona Lisa Return to 6 th Grade
The 7th Graders completed a latitude/longitude activitylatitude/longitude activity and were Introduced to a map program. Next they utilized the tools to locate latitude/longitudes of various cities around the world and recorded them into spread- sheets. From this, the students created a "World Tour" using Google Earth. Return to 7 th Grade Virtual World Tour
The 7 th graders used Microsoft PhotoStory to create photo slideshows of their Timberlee Outdoor Ed experience. The students chose from photos of the trip that were saved into a central networked file. They added text, animations, photo effects and sound to create a movie memory. Timberlee Click on here to play a sample.here Return to 7 th Grade
Click on here to play a sample.here The 7 th graders developed an interactive multimedia PowerPoint story based on The Gingerbread Man. This project began with the creation of graphic organizers using the Inspiration program to plan the story and the students then used the information to create their presentations. The 7th graders then taught their 1st grade little buddies how to record and insert sound and animations into the PowerPoint projects. Little Buddy Project Return to 7 th Grade
The students began the project by visiting Building Big to learn about the physicsBuilding Big and structure of buildings. They also used the Internet to research their selected building. Next they used Google SketchUp to complete the tutorials that provided information about how to manipulate shapes and tools within the program. For science class they researched and collaborated with partners to create short reports about the buildings. They also constructed a 3D model of the buildings at home to display in the schools hobby fair. CAD Drawings Return to 7 th Grade
Click here for a sample.here The words Religion, Respect and Responsibility are buttons to click on. The students created interactive multi- media project with words from the school logo. Each student in the group developed one slide and then learned how to string them together into one presentation. They inserted movie clips, sound files and added buttons to advance the slides. RRR PowerPoint Return to 7 th Grade
The students created Internet safety posters in Microsoft Publisher after discussing and viewing streaming videos on the subject and completing a WebQuest. Return to 8 th Room Internet Safety Posters Desktop Publishing
The 8 th graders completed a virtual frog dissection using a program called Biolab Frog in the lab. Next they visited to complete another lab online before performing actual frog dissections in science class. Return to Entrance Virtual Frog Dissections Return to 8 th Room
Click here for movie samples.here The students chose a building from the parish campus to render in 3D using Google Sketchup. Return to Entrance 3D CAD Drawings Return to 8 th Room
The 8th graders worked in pairs to complete the Civil War – A Nation Divided WebQuestCivil War – A Nation Divided WebQuest. (See link below.) The project called for them to write letters to each other as soldiers in the Civil War (one as a Confederate soldier and the other as a Union soldier). First, they organized their ideas in a graphic organizer and then typed their letters. To extend the lesson, the students created databases in Excel and subsequently learned how to merge the information together to generate multiple letters. This lesson included instruction about how to create fields and records, sort, and filter information in a spread- sheet. In Word, they created merge fields to coincide with their databases and learned the significance of using auto-dates in letters. Merging Letters & Databases Return to 8 th Room
Click here for a sample of thehere What Am I website. The 8th graders learned how to create web pages using html coding. They were very creative and incorporated formatting changes, bulleted lists, and target links. Some ventured further and added music and Java scripts. A later assignment called for them to use a WYSIWYG program called Kompozer to create a website consisting several pages. Web Page Development Return to 8 th Room
Click here for a sample of an edited movie. (Please be patient since this is a large file!here The 8 th The movie editing project involved creating an instructional video using Microsoft MovieMaker. They started with assorted film clips on bullying and cliques and learned how to insert text, transitions and make cuts. Final projects were burned on cds for use by other students in the school. Movie Editing Return to 8 th Room
The Kindergarteners located two images of opposites and used stamps to type the words. Opposites Return to Kindergarten
The students created addition problems using pictorial representations. Addition Return to Kindergarten
The Kindergarten technology curriculum begins with how to handle the mouse and most of the activities tie into their regular class- room curriculum by Reinforcing number & Letter Recognition, spatial Sense, and alphabetical dequencing. For this project, the students worked with alphabet stamps in the KidPix program to reinforce their alphabet knowledge and fine motor skills. Return to Kindergarten Alphabet Reinforcement
Community Return to Kindergarten The Kindergarteners drew and used stamps to create pictures of their houses and added a sentence. Each step takes coordination and fine motor skill to complete.
SSPP Online Student Center Return to Index The Online Student Center wasOnline Student Center created as a resource for students, teachers, and parents. It contains resources for searching, research, skill reinforcement, reading compre- hension, enrichment, and Internet assistance.