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This is the presentation I did regarding a Research unit with a 4th grade class. They researched inventions and used the information to create a glog.

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  1. 1. 4 th Grade Glogs By Stacie Bell Librarian John T. Pirie Fine Arts and Academic Center Chicago, IL
  2. 2. <ul><li>Idea was conceived based on the story the students would be reading as part of their “Innovation” unit in Reading. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Standards <ul><li>STATE GOAL 3: Write to communicate for a variety of purposes. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Use correct grammar, spell­ing, punctuation, capitalization and structure. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Compose well-organized and coherent writing for specific purposes and audiences. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STATE GOAL 4: Listen and speak effectively in a variety of situations. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Speak effectively using language appropriate to the situation and audience. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>STATE GOAL 5: Use the language arts to acquire, assess and communicate information. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A. Locate, organize, and use infor­ma­tion from various sources to answer questions, solve problems and communicate ideas. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>B. Analyze and evaluate information acquired from various sources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>C. Apply acquired information, concepts and ideas to communicate in a variety of formats. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Students were assigned an invention and inventor </li></ul><ul><li>Reviewed accessing databases through link in online catalog </li></ul><ul><li>Graphic organizer with questions / information needed </li></ul><ul><li>Rubric for final product reviewed </li></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>Demonstration in Library before going to the computer lab </li></ul><ul><li>Given Glogster access after Graphic Organizer had been checked by teacher or librarian </li></ul><ul><li>Mini Glog lessons using LCD projector in lab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Adding Pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adding Links </li></ul></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>One microphone </li></ul><ul><li>Students prepared written scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Recorded in classroom on Laptop while teacher monitored in lab </li></ul><ul><li>Students selected player to add audio to Glog </li></ul>
  7. 9. <ul><li>One Day preparation for students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading Story </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussing Inventions </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Four Days in computer lab </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 days spent in databases </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 days on Glogster </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Student Presentations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Days </li></ul></ul>
  8. 10. View more Glogs HERE