After Grade Four and Five have completed the learning logs, they can
return to the Snowflake Bentley website and do the activities and the
Technology: Mouse skills, navigation on the network, going to Internet
Explorer, use of Back Button, clicking on hyperlinks and scrolling down
Language Arts: Reading for content (webpages) and writing complete
sentence answers when needed.
Learning logs are used with students for directed Internet research.
Students will learn more about navigating the Internet. Students
will gain knowledge on a subject matter via Internet resources found on
Mrs. Novak's website. Students will complete a learning log Grade
For standards see
LCD projector, SmartBoard, OR large screen monitor, pencils, printed
copies of learning logs and a copy of the book Snowflake Bentley by
Jacqueline Briggs Martin.
1.) Show students the book Snowflake Bentley. Teacher can read the book
OR share reading with student volunteers. This would be easier to do
with Grades Four and Five but certainly could be done with Grade Three.
Using the SmartBoard or large screen monitor, teacher demonstrates how
to get to the webpage
There should be a link on the desktop to the Title One Technology
Special Projects website. Scroll down to 2003 – 2004 Projects. On the
bottom row of this group, you will see a link to Snowflake Bentley.
Kindergarten, and Grades One, Two will do the activities and games on
the lower half of the webpage. Teacher to determine if they want to one
of the learning log with Grade Three otherwise do activities and games.
4) For details on how to do learning logs go to separate lesson plan
for learning logs. Grade Four will be doing the learning log More About
Grade Five will be doing
Hyperlinks to the learning logs are located on the middle of Snowflake
Bentley and Wonderful Winter Snow webpage.
Learning Log Rubric.