Students will create a fictitious city that has experienced a natural disaster. Once their city is completed, students will create a vehicle to transport supplies to the people who need help.
As students study the human body, they can include the different body systems as they build their Operation games. Made from a few household materials, a makey-makey kit and the Scratch website, students can create and play their Operation game.
Each team has a budget of $45 to spend to modify a cup into the ultimate predator. After predators are constructed, students battle to pop each others’ balloons. Whichever predator is able to survive is the apex predator.
Lesson focuses on building multisyllabic words using affixes, while troubleshooting nonsense words created and what happens when information is not transferred correctly.
The focus of the lesson is showing how information is broken into smaller pieces and transmitted through the internet through the use of vocabulary building skills, using prefixes and base words to build and break apart multisyllabic words.