Working With Our Buddies
1st and 4th grade buddies meet for about an hour every other week. In the computer lab, students complete
1) Buddies! We are glad to meet you.
To get to know each other better,
let's write a story together.
Young Writers Workshop
For Teachers to Print: Activity Sheet
2) Trees and Johnny Appleseed
In real life, Johnny Appleseed was named John Chapman.
He was born on September 26,1774. How many years ago was that?
3) Life on Farms
5) The Weather
How's the Weather Out There?
4th graders, please read out loud to your 1st grade
buddy (or buddies.) Teach them about five different kinds of
clouds. Next, label the Water Cycle with your buddies.
Now, practice with the online weather maker.
Help your buddy understand what is happening.
Scarecrow Jigsaw Puzzle
Fall Word Search
Autumn Slide Puzzle
The Anxious Leaf
4th Graders: Read this story out loud to your buddy.
Then, choose another shape to color, if you want.
Color the Online Pumpkin
Thanksgiving Activities from Scholastic
9) Winter Holidays
Learn about Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa
Learn about Insects from Other Kids
11) Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month
The Dr. King TImeline Page
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Virtual Tour of Dr. King's Birthplace
12) Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year
13) Valentines and Presidents' Day
The Life of Abraham Lincoln
George Washington Word Search
Timeline of George Washington's Life
Lincoln Slide Puzzle
14) St. Patrick's Day
Word Search Game
Your Own St. Patrick's Day Story
St. Patrick's Day Hangman
Find the Pot of Gold
End of the Rainbow Game
15) Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases
What are the Three States of Matter?
Solids and Liquids
Matter Everywhere: Balancing Act
Describe and Measure Matter
Word Finds: Do Chapter 11
Life Cycle of the Frog
Read this Life Cycle of a Frog or Toad
Take Frog Quizzes
Froggy Mad Lib
Frog and Toad Checkers
17) Spring Activities
Butterflies at Enchanted Learning
Children's Butterfly Site
19) Earth Day and Rainforest Activities
A. Amazon Rainforest
B) Explore the Rainforest
C) Unscramble the Rainforest Picture
D) Rainforests at Enchanted Learning
Scroll down. Click on "animals live in rainforests."
Read about the different animals.
E) Online Rainforest Stories
Read out loud to your buddy.
Maybe your buddy can read some of the words.
F) Rainforest Coloring Book
G) Rainforest Concentration Game
H) Play Amazon Explorer!
Color a Honeybee, Online
Snapdragon - Tell the Time
Zach's Lizard Land
Dragons of Komodo
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Ms. Rechtferig's Class