Grade 3

Legends of Learning

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Overview‚Äč

Legends of Learning provides interactive math and the sciences games to students that give them superpowers. The teacher can select games that are connected to current lessons. It is aligned with the common core and NGSS. It is FREE for teachers and students in school. The website provides data to the teacher. 

Learning Objectives

Students will:

  • Be able to engage in different activities in math and in the sciences that are connected to current learning in the classroom.

Vocabulary

Vocabulary Words:

  • Playlist: A playlist is a teacher-related list with student assignments.
  • Browse: To browse is to search for, look.

Pre-planning

To prepare for this lesson:

  • The teacher should visit the Legends of Learning website and log in. 
  • The teacher should preview the Legends of Learning Teacher Dashboard video. 
  • This will provide instructions on setting up a class list, preview the library and how to assign playlists. 
  • If the district uses Google Classroom a class roster can be uploaded from Google classroom.
  • The teacher can track student progress. Read this article for assistance
  • Read through the instructions for students to join a playlist that you have chosen for them to complete. 

Accommodations

See Accommodations Page and Charts on the 21things4students.net site in the Teacher Resources. 

Steps

Directions for this activity:

  1. Students will be given a teacher code and username to log in with.

  2. Instruct students on how to log in using the teacher code and navigate to the assigned tasks. 

  3. Students will complete assigned tasks in a playlist or enter free choice.

Assessment Options

Different options for assessing the students:

  • Observations
  • Check for understanding

MITECS COMPETENCIES & ISTE STANDARDS

MITECS: Michigan adopted the "ISTE Standards for Students" called MITECS (Michigan Integrated Technology Competencies for Students) in 2018.

Empowered Learner 
1a. Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1b. Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.
1c. Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
1d. Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.

Devices and Resources

Device: PC, Chromebook, Mac, iPad

Browser: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, ALL

Apps. Extensions, Add-ons

Websites:
Legends of Learning Teacher Dashboard

Legends of Learning Article For How Students Can Join a Playlist

Tracking Student Progress

CONTENT AREA RESOURCES

ELA

  • Write about topics in a journal.
  • Write a set of directions.
  • Informational writing in the sciences.

Math

Students are assigned tasks to assist them with math activities. 

Science

The website provides connected science activities.

Credits
This task card was created by Julie Hoehing, Lake Shore Public Schools. February 2020.