Title: I Owe, I Owe, So Off to Work I Go!
Calculating College Cost Repayment, Budgeting, and Finding Loan Forgiveness Sources
Students often attend college and are faced with the mounting debt incurred from student loans. This lesson plan will guide through calculating repayment for students loans, preparing a monthly budget, and researching options for possible loan forgiveness.
This lesson plan contains a financial aid component.
Standard(s): [CTE] CT6 (9-12) 5:
Title: Classify with the Library of Congress
Students will learn about the Library of Congress Classification System by viewing online tutorials.Students will create visual aids to communicate an understanding of the system. Students will use the LCC to locate and organize books.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 11:
Title: Why Not?
This week long unit designed for 7th grade students focuses on issues related to substance abuse. Both short and long term effects on health are examined to help students discover valid reasons Why Not to abuse drugs.
Standard(s): [IL] (0-12) 4:
Title: Exploring the Alabama Virtual Library
In preparation for independent research projects, students in small groups practice proper citation and familiarize themselves with Alabama Virtual Library databases using a graphic organizer.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 9:
Title: Whose Voice Guides Your Choice?
In this one-two week unit, students explore the role media has in influencing public opinion. Students analyze advertising in print, video, and online formats. An optional visit to the Museum of Television and Radio via distance learning videoconferencing helps students examine the extent to which they are influenced by propaganda.
Standard(s): [SS2010] CIV (7) 11:
Title: Twentieth Century Resumes
Students will use the Alabama Virtual Library and other reference materials available in the library to create a resume for a twentieth century historical figure from United States history, science, or literature. The lesson is designed as a cooperative project between the classroom teacher and the library media specialist.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (9-12) 4:
Title: Know the Dewey: That's a Rap
Middle school students develop an understanding of the organization of the library through demonstration, creative writing, book searches, and Internet use.
Standard(s): [IL] (0-12) 9:
Title: Dream Vacation
This unit teaches students to plan a trip with an itinerary, remain within a budget, and work cooperatively. It is a technology-based project that combines a study of mathematics, economics, geography, and social studies.
Standard(s): [MA2015] (4) 9:
Title: Black Holes
This Science NetLinks lesson introduces students to the science of black holes. Students examine the anatomy of a black hole using diagrams and also explore myths, the history related to the discovery of black holes, and an animated trip to the center of a black hole. Students also read about different types of black holes and view actual Hubble images that support the hypothesis of black holes.
Title: How do you Lino?
This website is a digital cork board where students can share their ideas through virtual sticky notes and pictures. This website can be used to get ideas flowing at the beginning of the lesson. The teacher can present a topic and the kids can write notes/questions/comments and post pictures relating to the topic of what they think it is. This can also be used for students who are working on a group project together. They are able to put there ideas out on the cork board so they can collaborate and make decisions.
Standard(s): [DLIT] (2) 18: