Sign-in Screen: School Google Acct.
(see note to the right)
NOTE: links below were used in 2018-2019 and are available for reference. We may or may not use all of them in 2019-2020, and most certainly more will be added as we work through the year.
Finding Information: sources for writing biographies and other assignments!
Using Google Classroom
"Imagine This" writing contest
Explorer Day Registration
Biography 5 paragraph outline
Biography 5 paragraph outline, simplified
All Fun Apps
National Parks Fun Facts
Scroll down the page to find alphabetical list of parks; each listing contains a link to a National Geographic Magazine article for the listing.
National Park Anniversaries
Write for Delight!
Like so many of our class offerings, Write for Delight has been tabled for the 2020-2021 school year. We've left the information on our website in the hope that we will be able to revive it at some future date!
Welcome to our class page for Write for Delight! It is our hope that through this year, students will discover that they can delight in writing, both what they write and what others write as well. We have a unique situation with both the Monday writing and math classes being taught in the same classroom by the same teacher, so we expect to see some crossover assignments. Since this is a Maker Fair year for Hickman Charter School, expect that some of our writing and math will have ties to science subjects!
We'll start the year off with activities to encourage accurate as well as creative word choice: can you write a sentence with words in alphabetical order? How about a sentence where every word starts with the same letter as your name? Could you invent a game, and then provide written instructions for how to play it? BUT.... before we get started with the fun, we'll explore Typing Club and sending email!
Each week we expect our students to complete a minimum of three sessions of Typing Club, at least 15 minutes in length. (Note: that means 15 minutes of keyboarding---not 15 minutes signed in!!) Additionally, each week we complete short "quick-write" assignments that are submitted via e-mail. Brief grammar lessons featuring commonly made errors are frequently addressed, along with editing/copywork assignments. Finally, we feature themed assignments that are largely completed in class, with occasional homework.
Google Note: In order to reach Google Classroom, students should sign into their school email account, then click on the 9-dot logo on the upper right of the screen, and finally click on the "Google Classroom" icon within the set of icons that appears.