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• Horton, W. (2012). E-Learning by design (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.
• Horton, W. (2012). E-Learning by design (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.
• Horton, W. (2012). E-Learning by design (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.
• Horton, W. (2012). E-Learning by design (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.
• http://www.abcya.com/spelling_practice.htm
• http://www.abcya.com/spelling_practice.htm
• http://www.abcya.com/spelling_practice.htm
• ### Do activity for fourth grade students

1. 1. DO ACTIVITY FOR FOURTH GRADE STUDENTSBy Miranda Fadness EDU 652 Professor nortz October 4, 2013
2. 2. Common Do-type Activities ◦ Practice activities: Drill and practice, hands-on, guided analysis, and teamwork. ◦ Discovery activities: Virtual laboratories, case studies, and role playing. ◦ Games and Simulations: Quiz show games, word games, puzzles, adventure games, software simulations, and device simulations. ◦ (Horton, 2012)
3. 3. PRACTICE ACTIVITIES
4. 4. How practice activities work: Repeat the cycle as many times as necessary •The teacher assigns the activity or task for the students. Assign Task •The students do the task Perform •After the performed task, it is evaluated by the teacher or computer. •(Horton, 2012). Feedback
5. 5. DISCOVERY ACTIVITIES
6. 6. How Discovery Activities Work Prepare • The teacher introduces the activity and how to do it. There may be specific questions. Perform • Do the activity Record results Infer • Identify the principle that happens from the discovery ( Horton, 2012).
7. 7. GAMES AND SIMULATIONS
8. 8. How Games and Simulations Work: clarify the objective Type Objective Type Game for a Do Activity Create Requires a simple activity: Example a puzzle Decide A learner makes a decision and gets and immediate result Do Practice a realistic task Know Quiz or question based game Believe Discover rules and concepts for themselves. Feel Emotion stimulating (Horton, 2012).
9. 9. 4th grade Do Activity: Spelling Game online ◦ For this lesson, students will be playing a Spelling game on ABCya.com. ◦ This game will help the students learn to spell basic words but in a fun manner. ◦ This activity will encourage friendly teamwork and competition.
10. 10. Spelling Bees Game Online
11. 11. Game instructions ◦ http://www.abcya.com/spelling_practi ce.htm ◦ Each student will push start and enter their name for the team. ◦ Push create game and choose a private game. ◦ The password that you enter will be “apple”. ◦ There are four computers allowed per session
12. 12. Instructions ( Cont.) ◦ Push the start game button and the game will begin. ◦ You will hear a voice of the computer say a word out loud. ◦ You will then spell the word by touching the letters in the order to spell the word correctly. ◦ The letters will appear in the honeycomb. If you are wrong it will give you a hint. ◦ This is a timed game. ◦ The winner gets the most words in the minute time. ◦ We will go through this 4 times each.
13. 13. End results ◦ At the end, it will place the winners in order of time and correct words. ◦ The winner gets a place in the Spelling Bee. ◦ After this activity we will have a Spelling Bee with the top 4 winners of the game.
14. 14. SPELLING BEE We will have a Spelling Bee contest to determine the best speller in the class. The winners of the game will get up in front of the class. I will read words and each student will continue to spell words by rotating. If you get any letter wrong you are out. The winner gets a trophy! ( See bottom picture to the left).
15. 15. Goal of Spelling DO-Activity ◦ Students will gain an understanding of basic words and how to spell them. ◦ Students will gained a larger understanding of words and how to correct their mistake. ◦ Students will learn different forms of timed pressure by competition. ◦ Students will learn the technology of using internet based games for learning, ◦ Students will grow skills while having fun.
16. 16. REFERENCES ABCya! Spelling Bees | Spelling Practice. (n.d.). ABCya.com | Kids Educational Computer Games & Activities. Retrieved October 7, 2013, from http://www.abcya.com/spelling_practice.htm Horton, W. (2012). E-Learning by design (2nd ed.). San Francisco, CA: Wiley.