Pacing Calendar: 4th Grade Technology

Technology
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Science
Mathematics
Other
September
Computer Basics
  1. Acceptable use policies
  2. Symbols of technology
Writing/Speaking
  • Computer rules skit (EasyTech)
Literary Elements
  • Comparing stories(EasyTech)
Local History
  • what a community needs
  • rules of a community
Scientific Process

Creating a portfolio
(EasyTech)
Cyber Bullying
  1. Netiquette
  2. CyberBullying
  3. Identity Theft
  4. Keyword Searches
  5. Safekeeping Personal Info
  6. Inappropriate Content
Writing/Speaking
  • Better Safe than Sorry (EasyTech)
Second Step
  • Bullying
  • Amanda Verba



Visual Mapping
  1. Idea webs
  2. Formats and outlining
7 Keys to Comprehension
  • background knowledge
  • determine important themes
Writing
  • prewriting activity
Literary Elements
  • comparing characters
Geography and Regions
  • create web of landforms of NYS
  • create web of resources of each region
  • create web of facts for each region
Simple Machines
  • create web showing examples of eachsimple machine
Problem Solving
  • draw a picture
  • make a table, chart, or graph
  • make a list
Operations
  • choose the correct operation web highlighting key words
Geometry
  • create web of properties of polygons

October
Keyboarding
  1. Home row
  2. Upper row
  3. Lower row
  4. Number row
  5. Shift key




Isolation
Word Processing
  1. Creating and organizing content
  2. Revising and formatting
  3. Proofreading and editing
  4. Page layout
  5. Desktop publishing
Writing
  • publish a minimum of 3 typed writing piecesBiographies (EasyTech)
  • Informational Interview
  • Formatting Biographies
  • Advanced Report Writing
Iroquois
  • Native American story
  • Creating a Newsletter and Correcting Hyphenation(EasyTech)
Electrical Circuits
  • A World without Electricity
Operations
  • write your own word problems

November
Presentation Basics
  1. Composing slides
  2. Enhancing slides
  3. Evaluating & presenting
7 Keys to Comprehension
  • Powerpoint of inferences made based on background knowledge and author's message
Reading
  • book talk
European Explorers
  • Powerpoint of any European Explorer who explored NYS
  • Birth Certificate (EasyTech)
Electrical Circuits
  • Powerpoint of eachtype of curcuit
Fractions/Decimals
  • Powerpoint comparing fractions and decimalsMeasurement
  • Powerpoint showing conversion of liquid measurement

December
Spreadsheet Basics
  1. Parts of a spreadsheet
  2. Tables and data
  3. Cell formatting
  4. Columns and rows
Reading
  • create on-going reading log
  • Book Report Progress (EasyTech)
American Revolution
  • Spreadsheet outlining important info from each colony
Electrical Circuits
Probability
  • create a spreadsheet of data gathered through multiple trialsGeometry
  • create a spreadsheet displaying faces, edges, and vertices of 3D figures
Measurement
  • Making a Schedule (EasyTech)

January
Computer Navigation
  1. Network Basics
  2. Devices and compatibility




Isolation
Web Browsing
  1. Basic components
  2. Browsing and URLs
  3. Sourcing and ethics

Colony to State
  • My State Research (EasyTech)
  • research a colony
Density

Food Chains and Webs
  • Web Page Design of a habitat(EasyTech)


February
Graphing in Spreadsheets
  1. Pie charts
  2. Bar graphs
  3. Line graphs
Weekly Reading Graph (EasyTech)
Erie Canal
  • Graph changes in population of cities along the Erie Canal
Food Chains and Webs
Graphing
  • Gather data and create pie charts, bar graphs,line graphs
  • Traveling to School (EasyTech)
  • Ethnic Foods Survey Line Graph (EasyTech)

March
Formulas in Spreadsheets
  1. Adding and subtracting
  2. Multiplying and dividing

Civil War
Food Chains and Webs

Plant Life Cycles
Algebra
  • Bake Sale Spreadsheet (EasyTech)

April


NY - A National Leader
Plant Life Cycles


May


A New Century - WW1 and WW2
Plant Life Cycles


June


NY's Government
Crime Lab Chemistry

Polly Mers