The Students in Mrs. Singer's Class are
pretty clever! We were thrilled to join an online collaborative
project Chocolate Stories. After our Student Teacher, Miss
Keahon read More M&M's Chocolate Candies Math by Barbara
Barbieri McGrath, we started talking about slogans. The famous
M&M slogan 'Melt in your mouth, not in your hand' was discussed.
The students explored the meaning of this saying.
We decided that the world needs a rule
book for eating chocolate! Together we brainstormed a list of
rules for eating chocolate. Each child created a rule or picked
one from our brainstorming session.
Using Scholastic Keys 'Max Show' computer
program (the kid friendly version of PowerPoint), the students
were shown the directions to making their own slide. Afterwards,
each child eagerly produced a slide on 'Max Show'.
Together we had a delicious set of rules
for eating chocolate presented in a slide show. Each child read
their rule during the Max Show presentation. Students revisited
and reread the slide show during Literacy Work board Centers.
Later that afternoon the students made
their on chocolates and of course they followed their very own
So now you have it, next time you even
think about eating chocolate, remember the rules! Click the
Max Show presentation to
Note: If you do not
have PowerPoint on your computer, click
here to download a free PowerPoint viewer.
Please visit our class web site to see some
photos of our very creative chocolate chefs.