2Nd Grade Science Fair Projects
2Nd Grade Science Fair Projects document sample
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Mississippi Reading Fair 2006 Sponsored by Telephone Pioneers of America, Mississippi BellSouth Chapter Jeff Davis Elementary Amy Dahl, Presenter Dates for MS Reading Fairs Jeff Davis/Nichols Elementary- January 11 Biloxi School District- January 25 (Annex Building) Regional- February or March State- May 19 Classroom Deadlines Send a parent letter as a class or as a team to give parents the dates and rules Set your classroom project due date earlier than January 11 in order to correct any mistakes that will prevent a project from not being judged (size, omission of a story element, etc.) Categories for Judging Individuals Groups A: Kindergarten H: Kindergarten-3rd B: 1st Grade Grade C: 2nd Grade I: 4th-8th Grade D: 3rd Grade J: 9th-12th Grade E: 4th-5th Grade Family F: 6th-8th Grade Projects must be place in the G: 9th-12th Grade category of the eldest sibling. K: K-3rd L: 4th-8th Guidelines for Projects Use a Science Fair backboard Can be from 30”x40” up to 36”x48” NO HEADERS!!!!!! You may want to remind students to buy an extra board for Science Fair ON THE BACK OF THE DISPLAY: Write student’s name, grade, teacher, school, and district Guidelines for Projects Choose a FICTION book It can be an AR book the student has already read Guidelines for Projects Make projects colorful and interesting Models, shadowboxes, and illustrations can be included (as long as it fits INSIDE the project area-not too far in front or too high above) Text can be handwritten or computer generated I have included a list of suggestions from judges on how to make projects better on the website Guidelines for Projects Projects can be simplified for: Kindergarten and First Grade, ESL students, SPED students, etc. Projects should be child-centered, but the student can have help from an adult Websites with Examples Mrs. Dahl’s Website- http://www.biloxischools.net/jeffdavis/adahl/jdreadingfair.htm www.yazoo.k12.ms.us/bgprojects.html#Reading Fair2000 Guidelines for Teachers Each student will be given a handout to take home. It is for their information and DOES NOT need to be attached to the board. You may want to compose a letter to send to the parents explaining what you expect from your students. Enjoy Reading ! Remember, the purpose of this is to make “every child a reader!” Have fun!!