Grade Four Project Collection

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Teacher Librarian - Irene Kindrachuk
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Healthy Lifestyle
School / Teacher Name
Silverwood Heights/Lisa Bryden
Grade Level
3/4
Subject Area
Health
Essential Question
(Drives instruction for the whole unit)
What do I need to change in order to ensure a healthy mind and body?
How does healthy eating and physical activity affect a person’s mind and body?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)

Other Supporting Documents
Padlet http://padlet.com/wall/3npry77yo1
Libguidehttp://elementarylibguides.spsd.sk.ca/content.php?pid=290407&sid=2703537
Google Doc
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1El7qChoy41pJz_daGesF4uGWm7b-I-EaTvWWzYVDBUQ/edit?pli=1#
Culminating Project
Comic Life .....coming soon!
eacher Librarian - Najla Akl
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Cultural Identity
School / Teacher Name
Brunskill/ Linda Marsh
Grade Level
3/4
Subject Area
Social Studies
Essential Question
(Drives instruction for the whole unit)
How are relationships in communities affected by diversity?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)
See attached document
Other Supporting Documents
See attached document
Culminating Project
See attached document
Teacher Librarian - L.Hnatiuk
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Stories
School / Teacher Name
Caroline Robins Mrs. Scott Lindsay
Grade Level
4/5
Subject Area
ELA
Essential Question
(Drives instruction for the whole unit)
What does story mean to me?/How does story shape us?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)

Other Supporting Documents
Google doc planning area http://bit.ly/1ndKFde
Culminating Project
Use Book Creator to allow students to answer the essential question
Link to Teacher or Classroom Blog
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http://kidblog.org/MsScottLindsaysClass
Teacher Librarian - Tamzen Kulyk
Attach Planning Template : Backwards Design Planning
Project Title
Mysteries
School / Teacher Name
Hugh Cairns School: Tammy Gariepy
Grade Level
Grade 4/5
Subject Area
ELA
Essential Question
(Drives instruction for the whole unit)
What makes a good mystery?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)
Self assessment, reflections, writing samples
Other Supporting Documents
What Makes a Good Mystery
Culminating Project
Students co-wrote,storyboarded and animated a mystery story using toontastic. Students also wrote a narrative story on their own.
The video is forthcoming as there have been some complications retrieving the file from the new laptop. It will be posted on youtube when it becomes available again.
Teacher Librarian - Diane Barsi
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Treaty 6, Me, and My Province
School / Teacher Name
Holliston/Christine Rayner
Grade Level
4
Subject Area
Social Studies
Essential Question
(Drives instruction for the whole unit)
How Does Being a Treaty Person Impact Me and My Province, Saskatchewan?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)

Other Supporting Documents
What We Think We Know PadletPlanning Popplet
Tagxedos reflecting First Nations Worldview
carlee.jpg Krishna's tagxedo.jpg
Culminating Project
Create digital flyer showing how Treaty 6 could be improved and reflection on how we are Treaty People
Brylie's S'MoreSamhitha's S'More
Link to Teacher or Classroom Blog
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Link to Teacher-Librarian's Blog
Walking Together Into Inquiry
Teacher Librarian - Tamzen Kulyk
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Under Our Feet Inquiry
School / Teacher Name
Hugh Cairns School: Stephanie Elliot
Grade Level
Grade 3/4
Subject Area
Science and ELA
Essential Question (Drives instruction for the whole unit)
Why are rocks, minerals, and soil important to us?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)
  • student journals and reflections
  • blog reflections
  • teacher reflections and observations
  • student graphic organizers and collected information
  • student representations
Other Supporting Documents

Culminating Project
To Be Determined By Students
Link to Teacher or classroom Blog
Learning Collectively: Teacher Inquiry Blog
Grade 3/4 Classroom blog
Our Inquiry Learning Journey..
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Link to TL's Blog
The Upcycled Librarian
Teacher Librarian -Laurie Hnatiuk
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Go Habs Go!
School / Teacher Name
Forest Grove/Debbie Durand & Intern Matthew Kjargaard
Grade Level
4
Subject Area
Science - Habitats
Essential Question (Drives instruction for the whole unit)
What are the causes and effects of habitat changes?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)
Rubric for PSA and Rubric for Infographic
Other Supporting Documents

Culminating Project


Link to Teacher or classroom Blog
http://elementarylibguides.spsd.sk.ca/forestgrove........................................................................................................................
Link to TL's Blog
http://learningtogether-laurie.blogspot.ca/
Teacher Librarian - Laurie Hnatiuk
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Rock On
School / Teacher Name
Caroline Robins/Heather Bahr
Grade Level
4
Subject Area
Science
Essential Question (Drives instruction for the whole unit)
Why do we need rocks and minerals?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)

Other Supporting Documents

Culminating Project

This video shares the new background knowledge the grade four class as acquired
- they are now working on their storyboards to place on Museum box their ideas and
thoughts about why rocks and minerals are important.
Link to Teacher or classroom Blog
http://learnteachloveshare.blogspot.ca/............................................................
Link to TL's Blog
http://learningtogether-laurie.blogspot.ca/
Teacher Librarian - Jennifer Berthelot
Attach Planning Template :
Project Title
Light
School / Teacher Name
Lakeridge/ Arlene Olson
Grade Level
4-5
Subject Area
Science
Essential Question (Drives instruction for the whole unit)
How does light impact your life?
Assessment Tools: (i.e Rubric)

Other Supporting Documents

Culminating Project
Students have the option of Comic Life Project (What impact does light have on your daily life?) and an Audacity Project
(Poems for Two Voices - Compare and Contrast TWO light elements -
similiarities are spoke in unison and differences are spoken solo.

Link to Teacher or classroom Blog
.Check out Lakeridge Libquide on light. We have links on the Libguide to the Wiki and Pirate Pad.
Link to TL's Blog
www.edtechcation.com I have a movie on the process. See above.
Teacher-Librarian: Diane Barsi
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
The Faces of Saskatchewan
School / Teacher Name
Holliston School
George Rozdilsky
Grade Level
Grade 4/5
Content Area
Social Studies
Driving Question
How does cultural diversity shape and continue to shape Saskatchewan, your community and you?
Scenario Task
Two options:
Scenario #1: You are a potential immigrant presenting to an immigration panel. You must convince them why you should be allowed to come to Saskatchewan
Scenario #2: Background: You are and immigrant student. What things do you need to feel welcome in school to ensure your success, to feel like you belong? Design and create a Welcoming Center in our school to accommodate the needs of immigrant students.
TYPE of Communication
Analyze/Persuade
Design
MODE of Communication
Video, Glogster
Student Digital Product
Scenario #1 http://s2txn9ofh.edu.glogster.com/glog
We have more samples but because they contain personal info we can't display them. If you would like to view more please contact
Diane.
Other Supporting Documents

Teacher-Librarian:K.Smith
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc)
Project Summary:
Project Title
Bridges and Habitats.
School / Teacher Name
WP Bate Smith/Bekolay
Grade Level
3/4
Content Area
LA and Science
Driving Question
What has been the impact of man-made development on the riverbank in Saskatoon?
Scenario Task
Creating an educational video for the grade 3 and 4 classrooms at Bate who are studying new science units on structures and habitats.
TYPE of Communication
Pursuasive
MODE of Communication
video
Student Digital Product
online digital tool.
Other Supporting Documents

Teacher-Librarian: Susan Funk
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary: Heritage Fair Documentary
Project Title
Learning and Loving Heritage Fair
School / Teacher Name
Brevoort Park
Grade Level
4
Content Area
Social Studies/LA
Driving Question
What makes a great documentary movie? How do we tell a story?
Scenario Task
You are a documentary film maker. Convince funding agencies of the value of Heritage Fair as a learning
experience for grade school students.
TYPE of Communication
Persuasive/Informative
MODE of Communication
Film
Student Digital Product
Movie Maker film
Other Supporting Documents


Teacher-Librarian - Karen Routley
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc/PDF) :HEATBuckle DESIGNING+student+task+2010.doc
Project Summary:
Corkboard question
Corkboard for Project Ideas:
Corkboard inquiry questions
Project Title
How can I persuade others to read good books?
School / Teacher Name
Ecole Henry Kelsey - Julienne Buckle
Grade Level
Gr. 4/5
Content Area
ELA
Driving Question
What is effective communication?
Scenario Task
create a book trailer
TYPE of Communication
persuasive
MODE of Communication
book trailer
Student Digital Product

Teacher-Librarian - Jan Harrison
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc/PDF):
Project Summary:
Cork Board Questions : Cork Board Habitat
Project Title
xxxxxxxx
School / Teacher Name
Caswell / Crystal Lambert
Grade Level
Gr 3/4
Content Area
Science
Driving Question
How are things interrelated within a habitat?
Scenario Task
Create docudrama using photostory
TYPE of Communication
docudrama
Student Digital Product

Teacher-Librarian - Susan Funk
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc/PDF):
Corkboard Question
Corkboard on Agriculture
Corkboard on Writing
Project Summary: Agriculture Inquiry
Project Title
[Working Title]
School / Teacher Name
Brevoort Park School /Merril Bulin
Grade Level
Gr. 4
Content Area
SS and ELA
Driving Question
Why is agriculture important to the future of Saskatchewan?
Scenario Task
You are a concerned citizen of Sask. Prepare a persuasive graphic poster on your issue in agriculture
to send to your MLA.
TYPE of Communication
PSA: Analyze/Persuade
MODE of Communication
Comic
Student Digital Product
memo1.jpg memo2.jpg shdola1.jpg shadola2.jpg
Other Supporting Documents
agcomic scoring guide.htm Teacher Evaluation Ag project.doc Ag student learning response.docx
http://aginquiry.wikispaces.com/
Teacher-Librarian - Diane Barsi
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc/PDF):
Project Summary:
Corkboard Questions
Corkboard for Project Ideas:
Project Title
The Faces of Saskatchewan
School / Teacher Name
Holliston School -
George Rozdilsky
Grade Level
Gr. 4/5
Content Area
Social Studies
Driving Question
How does cultural diversity shape and continue to shape Saskatachewan, your community and you?
Scenario Task
Two options for students to choose from.
#1: You are a potential immigrant presenting to an immigration panel. You must convince them why you should be allowed to come to Saskatchewan.
#2: Background: You are an immigrant student. What things do you need to feel welcome in school to ensure your success, to fell like you belong? Design and create a Welcoming Center in our school to accommodate the needs of immigrant students.
TYPE of Communication
Persuasive
MODE of Communication
Documentary
Photostory
Student Digital Product

Technology Support Person - Lisa Proctor
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:

Project Title
Cross Grade Book Trailers
School / Teacher Name
John Lake/Eruero/Lowe
Grade Level
Grade 4/5 and 7/8
Content Area
ELA
Driving Question
Read and Represent their understandings of a fictional text of their choice
Scenario Task

TYPE of Communication
Describe/Conclude (Persuasive)
MODE of Communication
Various (i-movie, windows movie maker, powerpoint, animoto)
Student Digital Product
Grade 4 Product
http://youtu.be/vrjYHfVn4XE
Grade 7/8 Product
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U33xMVIbo08&feature=player_embedded
Other Supporting Documents

Technology Support Person - Lisa Proctor
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Students will create their own town based on certain criteria to be placed in Fort Selkirk Canada (Yukon) and they will have to present their town to a board from a larger corporation with a mining interest as well as in interest in a second industry
Project Title
Town Planner
School / Teacher Name
John Lake/Angela Eruero
Grade Level
4/5
Content Area
Social/LA
Driving Question
What is needed to create a sustainable town within a northern Canadian community?
Scenario Task
Students were given a 500 population town in northern Yukon near Fort Selkirk and challenged to create a town plan that included mapping then present their decisions to the 'Fairenuff' corporation that consisted of teachers, parents and interested townspeople (peers)
TYPE of Communication
Persuasive
MODE of Communication
Modelling, commercial, powerpoint, WHATEVER they chose
Student Digital Product
commercial and powerpoint
Other Supporting Documents
there is a movie/commercial that is too large to place on here...

Technology Support Person - Brian Gurney
Designing Student-Performance Tasks Template (Doc):
Project Summary:
Project Title
xxxxxxxx
School / Teacher Name
Montgomery/ Strueby
Grade Level
4
Content Area
ELA
Driving Question
How can we effectively resolve conlict and show loyalty to our friends?
Scenario Task
Create Comic Life Presentation that shows how to effectively resolve conflict
TYPE of Communication
Cause and Effect
MODE of Communication
Comic Life
Student Digital Product

Other Supporting Documents