Project Based Learning For a First Grade Classroom "Short U " By: Marla Couture DVTech Pro 3
Project Based Learning Students will.. ·Visit various web sites to complete specific tasks. ·Complete a tree map of short u words. ·Highlight short u words in a story. ·Create a circle map of short u words. ·Complete an assessment rubric. ·Save their work on the server. ·Share their learning and show peers the process of navigating through the activity.
Go to : Read along with the story "Gus the Duck"
directionspg5 Go to: Play the short u game. Go to: Watch the Vowels movie.
Make a circle map of short u words you have learned. Here are some word families to help you. directionspg7 ____ up ____ un __ut Short "U" Words _ud ___ub
Read Space Pup. Highlight the short u words as you read. directionspg2 Gus the pup rests all day. Gus can not rest at night. Gus is Space Pup! Space Pup helps people. "Here I come, " yells Space Pup. Space Pup sees a bus. He says, "The bus is stuck in the mud!" "Here I come!" yells Space Pup. He sees people stuck in the bus! "The bus is stuck!" they yell. "Help us, Space Pup!" "Hand me your rope," says Space Pup. "What will you do with it?" asks the man. "I'll get the bus out of the mud," says Space Pup. Space Pup runs and runs. He gives the rope a big tug. "You did it, Space Pup!" they yell. Space Pup is the best.
directonspg3 Make a tree map by sorting the words into word families. ___ud ___up ___ut ____ub shrub pup mut cup gut hub stud mud stub mud rub bud strut shut tut put cub dud nut but cud hut pub cut
directionspg12 Extension Activities 1. Go to 2. Click on: Play the blending game. 3. Play using these three players.
directionspg10 Save your work. 1. Go up to File. 2. Click on Save As. 3. Click on Server Documents.
directionspg8 Circle your responses. 4 points 2 points 1. I finished all the tasks. 2.I created a tree map. 3.I highlighted the short u words in the story. 4.I wrote short u words on the circle map. 5. I gave my best effort. More than 10 words. Less than 10 words More than 6 words. Less than 6 words
directionspg9 Circle your responses. 4 points 2 points 1. I finished all the tasks. 2.I created a tree map. 3.I highlighted the short u words in the story. 4.I wrote short u words on the circle map. 5. I gave my best effort. More than 10 words. Less than 10 words More than 6 words. Less than 6 words
directionspg6 1. Go to 2. Click on play. 3.Choose this one.
directions Read the story. Highlight the short u words as you read the story. Buck Duck Buck packed up his truck. "I am a glad, glad, duck. Off I go in my big, red truck!" I am not a glad, glad duck! Look at this mud. I am stuck!" A pup jumped up. "I can help. Just follow me!" The pup led Buck up the path. The pup's mom had a big, pink bus. Tug, tug. Huff, puff, puff. Bump, thump. Bump, thump, thump! I'm a glad, glad, duck. Thanks a lot! It's not fun if you get stuck!
directionspg13 Share Your Learning!! Now it's time to share your learning. Call you learning buddies up to the Smartboard. Show them all the learning that you accomplished. Make sure you show them your tree map, your circle map, and the highlighted short u words in the stories. Then show them how to get started with their own learning. Walk them through how to change screens and how to access the internet sites. Then it's your learning buddies turn to begin their own learning!
directionspg11 4. Click on My Documents 5. Type in your name. 6. Click on Save.