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As a part of our blog we will be using this page to complete our ICT literacy learning centre activities. For each new week you will need to come to this page for the updated activities. Please leave quality comments about any games or website you have particularly liked and why.

Week 5 Term 2

Learning Objective: to continue the development of my reading strategies by inferring, summarising and making predictions.

Complete the task requirements on the task sheet you have been given using the website below.

http://www.tv411.org/reading/understanding-what-you-read/strategies-better-reading/activity/1/1

Please read the instructions properly!


Learning Objective – compare and contrast when reading a variety of multi modal texts.

Week 5 and 6 Literacy using ICT

Learning Centre Task

COMPARE AND CONTRAST – INTERNET RESEARCH

You will be creating a Venn diagram on one of the following topics:

Use the website provided and your own internet research to list the similarities (comparisons) and differences (contrasts) of your topic.

When research on the internet remember to:

  1. Use key words in your Google searches.
  2. Skim the website you fin to they are relevant.
  3. Scan relevant website for key information and slow down to read key information in more details.

Turtles vs Tortoises

http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-turtle.html

Reptiles vs. Amphibians

http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-the-difference- between-a-reptile-and-an-amphibian.htm

Frogs vs. Toads

http://library.thinkquest.org/TQ0312800/frog.htm

http://www.wisegeek.org/what-is-the-difference-between-a-frog-and-toad.htm

Hares vs. Rabbits

http://www.musuem.za.net/index.php/imvubu-newsletter/93-hares-rabbits-similarities-and-differences

Butterflies vs. Moths

http://www.museum.za.net/index.php/imvubu-newsletter/butterflymoth.html

Terrestrial vs. Jovian Planets

http://nrighthub.com/science/space/articles/66294.aspx

http://www.differencebetween.net.science/difference-between-terrestrial-and-jovian-planets/

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Learning Objective – Identify and describe the main idea and supporting details when reading

Week 2 and 3 Literacy using ICT

Learning Centre Tasks

Log onto the following websites in order for your group and complete the main idea and supporting detail comprehension games and tasks.

RED

http://www.english-zone.com/reading/elefants.html

http://www.roomrecess.com/pages/MainIdea.html

http://www.english-zone.com/reading/dolphins1.html

BLUE and GREEN

http://www.studyzone.org/testprep/ela4/h/mainideap2.cfm

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/trophies/test_tutor/grade3/skill12/yippee.htm

http://www.quia.com/ba/297482.html?AP_rand=833229414

(Battleship game – start at computer level easy)

PURPLE

http://www.tv411.org/reading/understanding-what-you-read/strategies-better-reading

http://www.tv411.org/reading/understanding-what-you-read/parts-newspaper/activity/2/3

http://www.quia.com/ba/297482.html?AP_rand=833229414

(Battleship game – start at computer level medium then hard)

HAPPY READING!

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