Second Grade Technology Activities: Second grade students learn about their world. Books and activities help students make connections between their lives and the lives of other people.

September ~ October ~ November ~ December ~ January ~ February ~ 

~ March ~ April ~ May ~ June ~ 

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=ITKE&locid=mlin_n_staesl

Use the Kids InfoBits database for information on weather, landforms, erosion, animal adaptations, and more.

http://libraries.state.ma.us/login?db=eb_es&locid=mlin_n_staesl

The Encyclopedia Britannica is a good all purpose encyclopedia with articles written for elementary students.

Follet Destiny Library Catalog

Use the library catalog to find books in the school’s collection or to browse kid-friendly and grade appropriate websites.

Type to Learn

Students in 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade have Type to Learn accounts. Students should make time to practice at home everyday.
September
1. Computer Rules and Expectations
2. Mouse Skills
3. Dewey Decimal: Selfies in the Stacks
4. Starting/Shutting Down Computer
5. Opening/Closing Programs

Kahoot
Kahoot

October 
1. Internet Safety
2. Typing Practice
3. Global Read Aloud: Pen Pals

Dance Mat Typing
Dance Mat Typing
http://play.bbc.co.uk/play/pen/g8s4pb547b

Pumpkin Matching

Pumpkin Matching

Halloween Word Search

Halloween Word Search

Brain Pop Internet Safety
Brain Pop Jr

The Keyboard Challenge

Keyboard Challenge

Alphabetize
Alphabetiza

Co-Co’s AdverSmarts
Co-Co's AdverSmarts

Webster’s Gecko Goof
Webster's Gecko Goof

Cyber Five
Cyber Five
November
1. Computer Parts
2. Typing Practice

Type to Learn

Type to Learn

Kahoot!
Kahoot!

Find the Technology

Find the Technology
http://www.abcya.com/computer_vocabulary.htm

Dance Mat Typing

December
1. Hour of Code
2. Create a Holiday Card for Pen Pals
Seesaw

Hour of Code: Candy Quest

Candy Quest

Hour of Code: Puppy Adventure

Puppy Adventure

Hour of Code: Kodable

Kodable

Hour of Code: Moana

Moana

Type to Learn

Type to Learn

Hour of Code
Hour of Code
https://code.org/learn

Friendly Letter Maker
Friendly Letter Maker
http://www.abcya.com/friendly_letter_maker.htm
January
1. Pen Pals
2. Using MS Word to Type a Letter
3. Typing Skills

Keyboard Challenge

keyboard challenge

All About Me
All About Me

Friendly Letter

Friendly Letter

Type to Learn
Type to Learn
 
February
1. Pen Pals
2. Using MS Word to create and manipulate shapes
3. Typing Practice

Type to Learn

Type to Learn

Dance Mat Typing

Dance Mat Typing

Valentines Day Word Search

Valentine's Day Word Search

Dance Mat Typing

March

1. Keyboarding
2. Pen Pals: Letter Writing Generator
3. Pen Pals: Secret Message Maker
4. Snowman Glyph
5. Typing Practice
 
Dance Mat Typing
Type to Learn 

http://typetolearn.sunburst.com/login.php

Type to Learn

Type to Learn

Letter Generator

Secret Message Maker

Word Clouds

Cup Stacking
April
1. Poetry Appreciation
2. Story Starters
3. Typing Practice

Type to Learn

Type to Learn

Dance Mat Typing
Dance Mat Typing

Theme Poems

Theme Poems

Scholastic Story Starters
Scholastic Story Starters

Theme Poems
Theme Poems
http://www.readwritethink.org/files/resources/interactives/theme_poems/

Jack Prelutsky
Jack Prelutsky
http://jackprelutsky.com/online-writing-activities/

Shel Silverstein
Shel Silverstein
http://www.shelsilverstein.com/

The Original Keyboard Challenge
Keyboard Challenge
http://www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm

Word Clouds

Word Clouds

Word Search Creator

Word Search Creator

Secret Message Maker

Secret Message Maker

The Original Keyboard Challenge
Keyboard Challenge
http://www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm
May
1. Digital Story Writing using PPT
2. Using Britannica to Find Pictures
3. Typing Practice

Newspaper Clipping Generator

Newspaper Clipping
https://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp

Newspaper Clipping Generator
News Generator
http://newspaper.jaguarpaw.co.uk/

Character Scrapbook
Character Scrapbook
http://teacher.scholastic.com/ACTIVITIES/scrapbook/

Scholastic Story Starters
Scholastic Story Starters
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/
June
1. Typing Practice
2. Newspaper Article
3. Google Earth

Newspaper Clipping Generator
Newspaper Clipping
https://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp

Google Earth

https://www.google.com/earth/

Keyboarding Challenge http://www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm
Keyboard Challenge

Remember to practice typing five minutes every day.