January and February of 2006, our class participated in this
students learned about mice from the book, Outside and Inside
Rats and Mice by Sandra Markle. Then our class listened to
various fiction books about mice. The Beverly Cleary trilogy of
�Ralph S. Mouse� books was our read loud books for the unit. The
students then imagined having a mouse of their own. The students
wrote sentences about their own mouse, using a story framework.
At the following computer lab class they typed their stories on
MS Word, printing a copy for me and for them. During the next
computer lab times the students created their mouse pictures
with Kid Pix 4.
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1.1 Learning to Read Independently
1.3 Types of Writing
1.6 Speaking and Listening
Science and Technology
3.6 Technology Education
3.7 Technological Devices
3.8 Science, Technology and Human Endeavors