Title: The Giver - Authority
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.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (8) 25: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others. [W.8.6]
Title: Persuasive Strategies and Tuck Everlasting
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.
Standard(s): [TC2] (6-8) 14: Use digital tools to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
Title: Spreadsheets 101
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.
Standard(s): [TC2] (6-8) 13: Use digital tools to formulate solutions to authentic problems.
Title: Computer Comparison Project
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.
Standard(s): [TC2] (6-8) 9: Practice responsible and legal use of technology systems and digital content.