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Fifth Grade (5) Fifth Grade (5)
Jan. 11th-Jan. 27th


The next coding concept we will be exploring is the idea of a function. A function is a piece of code that you can call over and over again. You will be working on stages 5 and 6 which will help explain this idea.

LT: I can explain what a function is and how it is used in writing code. 

Jan. 3rd-Jan. 10th

Coding Review-Sequence and Loops

Today we will continue our work from last year with coding. We completed most of Course 2 last year so we be starting on Course 3. As a review, we will start with several stages focused on sequencing and loops. You can click the link below and work on stage 2 and 3.

LT: I understand what it means to write code. I can use loops within the code that I write. 

Nov. 17th-Dec. 23rd

Analyzing Data

The word has spread around town about your coffee shop business. Some local investors are interested in expanding the size and location of your coffee shop. They would like to see some charts detailing your success throughout the time you have been open.

You will start today by analyzing the results that you have saved in Excel. First you will need to find some averages.

Create a new line on your spreadsheet and find the average for the following:

Price Per Cup
Cups Sold

You will then need to create a few graphs. Create the following graphs, each as a new sheet:

1. Column Graph with Temperature/Cups Sold
2. Bar Graph with Price Per Cup 
3. Line Graph with your Reputation 
4. Line Graph with your Cash

Be sure to title and label each graph.

LT: I know how to use the function tool to find the average in Excel. I am also able to create a graph in excel.

Oct. 28th-Nov. 16th

Coffee Shop

Today you will open your own coffee shop and work to make your business as successful as it can be. Before you can begin, you will need a way to record your sales for each day.

I will send you an excel file. Be sure to save it to your "5th Grade"folder before you do anything else.

Then click the link below and start selling. Be sure to record your data for each day you sell coffee.

LT: I understand Excel is used as a way to collect, organize and analyze data. I also know the difference between a row, column, cell and sheet.  

Sept. 28th-Oct. 27th

Tech Term Bingo

Today we will begin learning how to create tables in Microsoft Word.

Begin by opening up a new Word document.

Put your name and date in the header. Be sure to use the tab key to move to the right for the date.

Create a table using the steps below:

  • Go to Insert, Table

  • Make it 5 columns and 4 rows
  • Type B in the first column
  • Press Tab and type I
  • Press Tab and type N
  • Press Tab and type G
  • Press Tab and type O
  • Use the shading tool to shade only the boxes that contain letters.
  • Save this file as “Tech Bingo.”

Then copy the words in the side box. Copy and paste one word in each box of your table. Now find a definition for the words your are assigned from the links below. Be sure to give credit to the sources you use.

Fact Monster

Tech Term Dictionary

Your Dictionary

3D Dictionary

LT: I can explain the steps involved in creating a table in Microsoft Word. I can also use the keyboard shortcuts for copy and paste.

Computer 1-8

Computer 9-16
Flash Drive

Computer 17-24

Sept. 20th-Sept. 27th

Review of Internet Safety

We are going to start the year off with a review of some of the Internet safety rules and digital etiquette we need to follow that will keep us safe when we are surfing the World Wide Web.

Let's begin with a BrainPop movie all about digital etiquette.

When we are done, click the link below and take the online quiz.

Print your results, but do not get them from the printer. I will collect them all.

After you have printed your results, go to the website on the side. Then go to Type to Learn with any extra time you have. 

LT: I can explain why it is so important to THINK before I post anything online. 

Share Jumper
Sept. 12-Sept 19th

Type to Learn 4

Today we will take a look at a brand new typing program called Type to Learn 4. This program is web-based which will allow you to work on your typing skills both in school and at home. You will have your own log in name and password for the program so it will track the progress you are making as well as save each time you stop working. The link to access it is below. You will also find a link on my homepage.

LT: I am able to log in to Type to Learn 4 and navigate the interface. I also started my baseline assessment. 

Sept. 1st-Sept. 9th

Welcome Back!

As it is our first day back to the computer lab, we will begin with a review of the rules we need to follow.

We will then log in and get organized for the year.

Use the link on the side when you are finished.

LT: I know the rules and expectations in the computer lab. I also have all of my files organized in folders. 

Go here when
you are done:

Mr. Harrison's Tech Spot
Oyster Bay-East Norwich
880 Oyster Bay Rd.
East Norwich, NY 11732