SMART PLACE. The Technology Components for Scholastic Literacy Place. What Do You Need?. Program CD for every student Folder to save student work – “ H: drive ” Microphone (if you want to record) Headphone (optional). Components. Meet the Mentor PlaceMaker Smart Book. Log in.
The Technology Components for Scholastic Literacy Place
2. Make sure your name is checked.
3. Click on “GO”
1. Add your name
Activates prior knowledge
Click on words in a different color to go to more information – Think Link
Click on Highlight Tool
Highlighted area turns into underlined text
“Find All Highlights”
Click on: screens you want to find
“Go To” or “Print”
Go To: Finds the page and sections student highlighted.
Print: The best option is to print list.
Sticky Notes and Stamps can be found in the same way as Highlights
Stamps can also be found in the same way as Highlights and Sticky Notes.
Check “Choose Stamp” to change to a different kinds of stamp.
Use magnifier to click on word in red. Dictionary definition appears.
Dictionary– magnifying glass appears
Summary information for:
Smart Spot Index
Think Link Index
Creative opportunities for students
Ready made area creates Banners Posters and Cards that go with the theme of the unit
Unit 1-What’s New?
Unit 2-Big Plans
Unit 3-On the Job
Unit 4-Hit Series
Unit 5-Time Detectives
Unit 1-Chapter by Chapter
Unit 2-What an Idea!
Unit 3-Discovery Teams
Unit 4-The Funny Side
Unit 5-Nature Guides
Unit 6-It Takes a Leader
Unit 1-Making a Difference
Unit 2-It’s a Mystery
Unit 4-In the Spotlight
Unit 5-America’s Journal
Objective- Students learn to identify plot elements in the Smart Book-Maniac Magee by Jerry Spinelli
Unit 2- Meet the Challenge
Unit 3- Open for Business
Unit 4- Worlds of Wonder
Unit 5- In the News
Unit 6-Voices for Democracy
More detailed information is located in the User’s Guide for each grade/ unit level.
Nancy TurnerCollaboration Contributors
All photos are from Scholastic Smart Place CD-ROMs, Scholastic Inc., New York, 1996