Monster Project Timeline - 2016
Go to the Monster Facebook group and request to Join.
Objectives: Global Awareness, Collaboration, Interpretation, Problem Solving,
Decision Making, Hands-on Construction, Communication,
Map/Geography Skills, and Making New Friends!
To Join the Project: e-mail email@example.com
See the Past Photos and Student Work: http://www.smithclass.org/proj/Monsters
|1. Getting Signed Up - Sept
12-25 - Send Both A and B.
(A) Introduce your class by sending an email with the following specific details:
Request the Monster part your
class will design. You'll
receive email to confirm the part you selected; the Teacher /School will
appear in the descriptions chart. Note: When
we have multiple classes in one school, we’ll share the part across
the classrooms. We also have grades level sharing such as K and 4th
Feeling creative? Share a video link with your Monster STEM response!!
2. Describing Your Part & Monster Studies -
Descriptions are needed by Sept 25
-- IMPORTANT - when setting lengths and sizes, be realistic about what can fit in a room.
-- Remember: ONLY 12-15 words may be used to describe your part - no more!
Optional - During this
time, incorporate a few Monstery activities or literature. For
example, you might read aloud There's A
Monster in My Closet by Mercer Mayer, Where
the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, the Lonely
Lake Monster by Suzanne Selfors, Monster
Perimeter, Area, and Volume by David Adler, I
Can Save the Earth by Alison Inches, a
children's version of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein,
or other suitable books appropriate for your grade level to get everyone
in the mood for the project. Share your creative ideas with the community.
3. Build Your Monster - Oct 1 through Oct
4. Optional - Creative Expression - Create Literature as a class or individually, about your monster. It could be a life story, a tall tale, poetry, haiku, a math riddle, or whatever your class creativity produces. Email your work to be posted on our Monster Media page or send your link. Videos? Dramas? Poems? Monster Math? Haiku? Diamantes? Songs? Recipes?
5. Send Your Monster Photo - No later than Oct
28 please, so Monsters will be ready for Halloween - Oct 31.
with colleagues on the Facebook
page. And during the project, kids can