Northview 3rd Grade Student Tech Links Doc

August/September | October | November | December | January | February | March/April | May/June

                                                                                                           

Google Docs Guide | Google Slides Guide | Google Classroom Guide | Google Drive Guide | Google Sheets Guide 

August/September

Tech Use

Design / Create

Subject Skills

Device Overviews

General Tech Tip

Access your school account and school links from any computer. Go to google.com, click Sign in, and use your school email and password

Animal Structures & Fossils Activity

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/ab/Palais_de_la_Decouverte_Tyrannosaurus_rex_p1050042.jpg/320px-Palais_de_la_Decouverte_Tyrannosaurus_rex_p1050042.jpg

Use Autodraw to design w/ drawing and words

http://maxpixel.freegreatpicture.com/static/photo/1x/Building-Blocks-Build-Colorful-Tower-Play-456614.jpg

Example idea

Use images and words to represent the life cycle of two different organisms

3-Digit Addition

Story Choice (Commonlit)

https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2014/04/03/00/28/girl-308360_960_720.png

(choose a story then use the tools in the upper right to listen, highlight or take notes. Respond to questions as well)

Typing.com

October

Tech Use

Subject Skills

Design / Create

General Tech Tip

Click the Refresh icon or button  to refresh your page (helpful if something isn’t loading)

You can also press the f5 button for this.

Search Tip

Use kiddle.co for more kid-friendly searches.

Some search results may have the word “ad” by them. You can skip those.

Measurement Practice

Grammar Blast

Story Quiz

Use a Google Doc to publish and share a story you wrote.

  1. How to share a Google Doc
  2. Click the  button to find and add pictures

 Google Drawings template

Show the steps on how to do something. Use numbers for the steps.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/6/5213/5523800294_80f0687af7_b.jpg

November

Tech Use

Subject Skills

Design / Create

General Tech Tip

  • Type ctrl & z to undo a mistake
  • Type ctrl & c to copy words or images
  • Type ctrl & v to paste what you copied

Search Tip

Use keywords to find info faster. For example, search for “hurricane wind speed” instead of just “hurricanes”.

Number Ordering

Character Poster

https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2016/10/27/09/35/book-1773756_960_720.png

(Click Use Template to make an editable copy)

Vocaroo

Google Slides

December

Tech Use

Subject Skills

Design / Create

General Tech Tips

When you click on links, it often opens a new tab. Look for what you have open so you can switch easily.

Video on tabs and windows

Search Tip

Don’t believe everything you read. If something seems fishy, look it up on another site to see if you find the same info. See if this tree octopus site is real.

Meaning of Multiplication

Farmer Pat’s Fence Activity 

(array and area)

https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2017/04/28/07/37/farmer-2267620_960_720.png

New Neighbors Story 

http://res.freestockphotos.biz/pictures/14/14938-illustration-of-a-yellow-house-pv.png

Coding

Minecraft Coding Activity

https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2017/07/02/09/51/star-wars-2463926_960_720.png

Code Monster

January

Tech Use

Subject Skills

Design / Create

General Tech Tips

In Google Docs/Slides, click the image icon and Search the web to find pictures or Camera to take a picture from your webcam

Search Tip

If you want to find out more about a word or phrase on a website, do this:

  1. Highlight the word(s)
  2. Right-click (two-finger click Chromebook)
  3. Choose “Search Google for____”

(in Google Docs, choose Explore or Define)

Fraction Matching

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/18/Seriation_task_w_shapes.jpg

Fractions on Number Line

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/c6/Real_Number_Line.svg/2000px-Real_Number_Line.svg.png

Biography Choice

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7e/Miltiades_%28Francis_L._Hawks_-_Pictorial_Cyclopaedia_of_Biography_-_New_York_D._Appleton_%26_Co.%2C_1856%29.jpg

(choose a name, read, respond to questions)

Informational Slides

http://www.picserver.org/images/highway/phrases/research.jpg

(click Use Template and check out this tips guide)

*Looking for a challenge? Look up some of these advanced features for Google Slides.

February

Tech Use

Subject Skills

Design / Create

General Tech Tips

Create a list of numbers or bullets by clicking the buttons. When you click Enter a new line will appear. Click Tab to indent in your list.

Search Tip

Type ctrl+f to search for a word or phrase in a document or website. This can help you find stuff faster

Create Bar Graphs

Synonym, Antonym, & Homophone Game

Make a Newspaper

  1. Open this newspaper link and click Use Template
  2. Change name of paper and other details
  3. Create an article about a topic you are studying
  4. Use the  icon to find and add a picture

March/April

Tech Use

Subject Skills

Design / Create

General Tech Tips

Add a table to a Google Doc or Slide by clicking Insert>Table. Choose how many rows and columns and then add words, numbers, or images.

Guide on tables in Google Docs 

Search Tip

Use Google’s search filters to find more recent results, different types of results, and more. See how to filter results by date and for more: how to use search filters. Kiddle has options too.

Skills Prep

(choose an activity or follow teacher instructions)

https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2014/03/25/17/00/lightning-bolt-297808_960_720.png

*Looking for more? Scroll down to find activities from past months, or do a search for a topic you are studying in class.

Make an Interactive Map

Use the tools on the left to add lines, shapes, drawings, and text to map a story, a social studies topic, or a trip you’ve taken.

May/June

End-of-year / Get Ready for Summer

Year in Review

Organize your Google Drive

Things you can do over summer:

Access your Google account from anywhere

  • Go to google.com & click
  • Enter your Northview email address (username@students.nvps.net)  and password

Activities you can try:

  • Search for the NVPS student portal and find your grade level under your school for activities you can do.
  • Hone your typing skills on Typing.com
  • Code like crazy at code.org
  • Take pictures or videos of summer activities

https://www.maxpixel.net/static/photo/1x/Holiday-Summer-Fun-Go-Away-Travel-On-The-Go-2490019.jpg