3rd grade holiday hunt
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PA standards
  • NETS.1.3-5: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
  • NETS.4.3-5: Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
  • NETS.6.3-5: Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations.

Objectives
  • Opening a new or existing project
  • Opening an activity
  • Entering text for the main idea in Picture view
  • Adding a linked idea or symbol
  • Adding a student name and page numbers
  • Saving a project
  • Printing a document
  • Adding symbols
  • Linking symbols
  • Changing the size and shape of symbols
  • Changing font and line characteristics
  • Hiding or showing symbol captions
  • Setting the line and fill color
  • Moving symbols and links
  • Adding or changing text to a link or symbol
  • Reversing the direction of a link
  • Deleting a symbol or link from a diagram


Evidence of best practice – students will be watching a demo of the project before they can begin. Lesson is differentiated by the number of answers and amount of time given.


Little Explorers Dictionary

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Look up the following words in the Little Explorers picture dictionary to answer the questions.

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1. Arbor Day What type of life form is celebrated on Arbor Day?

2. Columbus, Christopher Columbus Day is celebrated in October. Which ocean did Columbus cross?

3. Earth Day In which season is Earth Day celebrated?

4. Flag Day On what day is US Flag Day celebrated each year?

5. Groundhog Day On Groundhog Day, if the groundhog sees his shadow, what is that supposed to predict?

6. Halloween In what month is Halloween celebrated?

7. Independence Day In the USA, American celebrate their independence from which country?

8. King Jr., Martin Luther When was Martin Luther King, Jr., born?

9. Kwanzaa What does the word Kwanzaa mean in the Swahili language?

10. New Year How many weeks are there in a year?

11. President's Day Which US president is honored on President's Day?

12. St. Patrick's Day Which country's heritage is celebrated on St. Patrick's Day?

13. Thanksgiving What is the name of the Native American tribe that shared the first Thanksgiving feast with the Pilgrims?

14. Valentine's Day Name three things that people give each other on Valentine's Day.

15. Veteran's Day What is the original name of Veteran's Day?