Title: Out of My Mind: Learning About the Impact of Assistive Technologies Through Literature
In conjunction with reading Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper, students will explore the world of assistive technologies and how they are impacting our world today. Students will begin by using Wordle.net and create a piece of word art to show their understanding of the main character in the book. They will then explore how assistive technologies influenced our understanding of the main character through reading an informational article about assistive technologies.
This activity was created as a result of the DLCS COS Resource Development Summit.
Standard(s): [DLIT] (6) 34:
Title: Always Play Your A.C.E.!
In this activity, the teacher will introduce the Answer, Cite, Explain (A.C.E.) strategy to help students answer questions that require text evidence. The students will practice answering text evidence questions using a text of the teacher's choice.
This activity results from the ALEX Resource Gap Project.
Standard(s): [ELA2015] (6) 1: