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During this lesson two or more schools will work together using distance learning to investigate and share their community's involvement in the Civil War.
Primary Learning Objective(s):
Students will describe the role and support of their community in the Civil War and how human lives were impacted.
Additional Learning Objective(s):
Greater than 120 Minutes
Materials and Resources:
Technology Resources Needed:
Computers with Internet access Presentation software Two way (voice and video) distance learning camera (Polycom, Tandberg, or desktop camera) capable of connecting either by ISDN or IP Microphone Video Projector or large computer monitor External speakers if volume is not loud enough for the class to hear Bridging services if equipment is ISDN (H.320) or if connecting multiple classrooms
The teacher must have background knowledge in assisting students in Internet research, the use of distance learning equipment, and presentation software.
Students will be assessed on their slideshow presentations using the attached rubric.
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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.