Incident at Hawk's Hill... Reimagined
What if Incident at Hawk's Hill was written for a different genre? The following trainers re-imagine the books as a movie...
First up... HORROR!
First up... HORROR!
How about an indie dramedy?
And finally, an action thriller!
Native American Tribes in Texas
The following are examples of Animoto videos the 4th grade students created using the research they gathered on Native American tribes in Texas:
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The Bill of Rights Song
Learn all about the rights the Constitution guarantees with this fun, catchy tune!
WONDER... Notecard Confessionals
The following are 5th grade notecards confessionals based on characters from the novel, Wonder.
BILL OF RIGHTS PUPPET SHOW
Every year, the students try to present the Bill of Rights in a different way. This year, it is a puppet show! enjoy!
WITCH OF BLACKBIRD POND "NOVELA"
The Witch of Blackbird Pond had plenty of drama.. much like a Mexican "novela," or soap opera. Watch, as the 5th grade students have a bit of fun and turn some of the scenes into daytime drama!
MODERN DAY FABLES - 2014
The 4th grade class is re-imagining Aesop's fables in a modern school setting... see the results!
HAWK'S HILL TV
Grab your favorite snack, find a comfortable spot on your favorite couch, and settle in to watch the news... wonder what is happening at Hawk's Hill today? You might have to sit through a few commercials to find out.
WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?
After reading Old Yeller, the 4th graders researched DIVERSE dog breeds and wrote some expository essays. Click below to learn about their favorite dogs!
BILL OF RIGHTS VINES
Vines are short videos found on the internet. Watch as Sergio seeks answers in YouTube about the Bill of Rights.
NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBES IN TEXAS
The following short informative videos contain information about the DIVERSE Native American tribes that lived in Texas. These presentations were researched and put together by the 4th grade students... enjoy!
Book Trailer: The Chocolate Touch
Available now...at a library near you!
Portraits in Leadership
The 5th grade class researches the lives of some important early colonial leaders.
Capitalization: The Musical
Do you know all your capitalization rules? These songs by the 4th grade class will help you remember!
Modern Day Fables
The 4th Graders retell some of Aesop's Fables...but in a modern school setting!
Mexican War Newscast
Have you ever wondered how the Mexican War would have been reported on, had television existed in the 19th century? Well, you need wonder no more! The 4th graders have done the imagining for you...
Coming to a Theater Near You!
Have you seen any good movies lately... or, better yet, have you read any good books? The 5th grade students just finished reading an excellent book, Incident at Hawk's Hill. They envisioned what a preview for a movie about the book would look like. So, get your popcorn ready, and enjoy the following trailer:
Characters of the Texas Revolution
Find out details about the lives and accomplishments of some of the major players in the Texas Revolution through the following interviews by the 4th grade students.
Has This Ever Happened to You?
Do you find TV commercials annoying? Well, we don't; actually, we can learn about persuasion by looking at commercials. Look at this product endorsement for an item 3rd and Kinder designed. Operators are standing by to take your orders...
Know Your Rights!
The 5th grade students have been studying the drafting of the Constitution of the United States, and the important role that the first 10 Amendments, known as the Bill or Rights, play in our everyday civil liberties. Here are their interpretations for each Amendment!
Road to the Revolution!
The 5th grade students use their creativity (and puppets!!!) to summarize the events that lead to the American Revolution.
The Regions of Texas
Using Educreations, the 4th grade GT students created this video taking you through a journey that covers the 4 regions of Texas. Won't you join us?
The following are a couple of trailers for some fictitious movies based on the novels 4th and 5th grade just finished reading. Look for them at a theater near your imagination!
5th Grade Civil War Documentaries
Every year, the students in 5th grade put together a documentary based on what they have learned about the civil war. The following is an example I give them to follow:
Spanish Loan Words
These are short videos about words borrowed from Spanish...
Recruitment for the Revolution!
The following are some recruitment videos the 5th graders created to rally support against King George III.