Shannon, What we ended up doing was reading fables and fairy tales and the students then decorated empty pop bottles to resemble the main character. We are new to technology here, so I do not have any of them scanned into share. I will see if I can locate a photo to show you.
Our newest project that we are starting this week is to study the history of kites and then I put my group into three teams and they will each build a different type of kite.
It is great to connect with you! i just started a collaborative mystery project with my students. My students are working in tandem with another class in my district to solve related crimes (fictitious) that we set up in both of our building. You can see everything here:
I teach technology but I also teach the 3rd and 4th grade gifted students in a pull out program where we meet ince a week. We are attempting at finishing up a project on folklore and fairy tales and character bottles and then we are going to figure out what else we want to do. I would love to colloborate on something probably in the beginning of next year. We are also finishing a Holiday/Winter card exchange with over 48 schools and some other connections through teachers I know, so I am guessing between the two projects that will