First Grade Reading, Writing and
Second Grade Reading, Writing and
- An Apple
a Day by Mrs. Silverman
Online by Mrs. Silverman
Readers' Collaborative Literature project: global project with 27
Grade 2 classrooms reading books about rabbits and sharing their reponses
Pet Exchange Registration begins every six months
Emus: picture gallery, online quiz and observations of emus hatching
- It’s a
Small World: instant messaging and telecollaboration from classrooms
around the world
Global Classroom Winners: K-2 students at Delmar School in Maryland
integrate reading, writing, and technology with projects like Building
Bridges, Who Am I, Authors Mentoring Authors, Virtual Alaska, and Dinosaurs
Mysteries Game with opic sentences, clues and visuals
Claus’ Workshop: reindeer facts, quizzes, riddles and holiday recipes
by Grade 2 students
Class Diaries: authentic journal writing shared with others
- Rhode Island students learn more about their state
while reading maps and journals and participating in three unique projects
including Rhonda Rhody,
Wanderings, and Where are Meg
of Spring: seven weeks of spring observations from different places
and sharing via email
Wonderland: A Thematic Literature Collaborative Internet Project
Specific Examples of Extending
Texts with Technology Tools and Resources
- The Monster Exchange created by John Thompson and Brian Maguire is an international writing project that encourages students and teachers to integrate technology into literacy.
- Solar System: Mrs. Strange's class created informational articles about the solar system. You can read their riddles, play word games, go on a treasure hunt, or take the solar system quiz that was written by this creative class.
- Mrs. Silverman's Webfolio features a variety of online collaborative projects that incorporate literacy. Each section includes a project description, materials needed, and a student showcase.
This page last updated on May, 2007.