ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: English Language Arts (8), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: The Giver - Authority
Description: A unit lesson using the book The Giver by Louis Lowry that will have students be researchers and recorders in the process of finding information on Utopian societies, cults and authority.
Students will complete a Powerpoint, Glogster, essay or news broadcast by the conclusion of the essay.
Subject: English Language Arts (7), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: Persuasive Strategies and Tuck Everlasting
Description: This lesson is a persuasive strategy lesson plan for Tuck Everlasting. It allows the student to incorporate technology in the development of an original thirty second commercial.
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 12)
Title: Spreadsheets 101
Description: This lesson introduces students to the function and use of spreadsheets. It includes a Power Point presentation (to be used by the teacher) as well as beginning student assignments.
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: Computer Comparison Project
Description: In this collaborative project students compare computer hardware and software. Handheld computers may be utilized to provide students experience in inputting data and beaming it for use in a class summary.
Computer Hope (Troubleshooting)
"Computer Hope" is web site offering useful online resources, a very active set of forums and a free email support service. Computer Hope has been designed to assist all types of computer users with any of their computer related questions as well as a great location to learn more about your computer and its hardware and software.
Top Ten Troubleshooting Tips for Computers
This webpage provides ten tips for troubleshooting a computer. The text is very easy to read.
Connect the Cables Game
Students will be able to practice plugging in cables to the ports on the back of a computer. This allows students to practice without using an actual computer.