Monster Project Timeline - 2021
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
See the Past Photos and Student Work: http://www.smithclass.org/proj/Monsters
Schedule at a Glance
|1: Sept 6 - Sept 22 or LATER- : Sign Up for the project.|
|2. Sept 30 Deadline: Send the 12-20 word Description for your Monster part(s).|
|3. Oct 1 - Oct 28: Build Your classroom Monster.|
|4. Oct 28 (or sooner): Send a photo of your Monster and the Monster's Name.|
Sign Up Before the Parts Run Out! See the 4 Main Steps Below
|Time Line -
Start Early if You Like! Sept 11 is a suggestion - you can sign up
1. Getting Signed Up - Sept 6 - 22
Introduce your class by sending email with the following details: email@example.com.
Feeling creative? Share a video link with your SDG/Covid-19 response!!
2. Describing Your Part -
Descriptions must be received by September 30.
- when setting lengths and sizes, be realistic about what can fit in a
Optional Monster Studies - During
October, as well as studying the SGDs, 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 in October when it
fits your schedule - Oct 1 through Oct
4. Send Your Monster Photo & NAME - No later than Oct
28, so Monsters will be ready for Halloween - Oct 31.
5. 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?
6. EXTRA: Activities: Communicate with teacher colleagues on our Facebook page. And during the project, Teachers can use FlipGrid (free for teachers), e-mail or Skype each other with reactions, questions, or suggestions. If you have a project-based lesson plan, or other activities you’re doing in class, please send for all to share.