|Lesson Plan ID:
Parts of Speech "Blabbers"
Students will create animated images in Blabberize.com to define, explain, and give examples of usage for an assigned part of speech. Teacher will then compile saved video clips into a photostory presentation explaining all eight parts of speech and present final copy for class presentation.
|ELA(6) ||12. Apply grammar conventions in writing with consistent verb tense; nominative, objective, and possessive pronouns; and subject-verb agreement when interrupted by a prepositional phrase. |
|ELA(7) ||11. Apply grammar conventions in writing to pronoun-antecedent agreement and to subject-verb agreement with inverted word order and with indefinite pronouns as subjects. |
|ELA(8) ||11. Write sentence patterns common to English construction. |
|TC2(6-8) ||2. Publish digital products that communicate curriculum concepts. |
|TC2(6-8) ||5. Use basic features of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software. |
|TC2(6-8) ||12. Use digital tools to communicate and collaborate at all levels from interpersonal to global. |
|TC2(6-8) ||14. Use digital tools to generate new ideas, products, or processes. |
|ELA2010(6) ||37. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.6.1] |
|ELA2010(7) ||34. Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points. [SL.7.5] |
|ELA2010(7) ||36. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.7.1] |
|ELA2010(8) ||34. Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest. [SL.8.5] |
|ELA2010(8) ||36. Demonstrate command of the conventions of Standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking. [L.8.1] |
|Primary Learning Objective(s):
The student will define the parts of speech and explain in their own words (paraphrase) and give examples how the parts of speech function in our language; The student will create an animated image for presentation.
|Additional Learning Objective(s):
|Approximate Duration of the Lesson:
|| Time Not Specified|
|Materials and Equipment:
Reference materials for parts of speech definitions (in this case, my PowerPoint of Parts of Speech)
Typed instructions for project
|Technology Resources Needed:
Computers with Internet access
Headphones and microphones for recording
This is a review of Parts of Speech, so students should have a basic understanding of the eight parts of speech and how they function in the English language; they should also have working knowledge of using Internet and presentation software such as PowerPoint
The teacher will assign (by drawing from hat) a part of speech to each student.
The student will write a script of about 2 minutes in MS Word for the video. The script must include three things: definition of part of speech, original paraphrased explanation of how the part of speech functions in a sentence, and an original sentence using the part of speech as an example.
The student will go to www.freedigitalphotos.net and select a picture of an animal to blabberize;
The student will save copy of photo to home directory to be uploaded later.
The student will go to www.blabberize.com and log in using email address given by teacher, and follow online directions to create animated image.
The student will upload photo saved in directory, record voice of image using script written earlier, and save image as a video.
The student will save blabberize in home directory and in teacher folder on network for teacher to access.
Teacher will then compile all video clips into a photostory presentation to be presented to class as review of all eight parts of speech.
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The teacher will assess students' understanding of parts of speech by evaluating the script written which will include the paraphrased explanation of the function of the parts of speech; also
The teacher will assess the mastery of technology used by assessing finished product.
Struggling students will have template of script supplied so they can fill the blanks to cover all requirements for script.
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for students with identified learning and/or behavior problems such as: reading
or math performance below grade level; test or classroom assignments/quizzes at
a failing level; failure to complete assignments independently; difficulty with
short-term memory, abstract concepts, staying on task, or following directions;
poor peer interaction or temper tantrums, and other learning or behavior problems.
|Presentation of Material
||Using Groups and Peers
|Assisting the Reluctant Starter
||Dealing with Inappropriate
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