ALEX Lesson Plan


What are you wearing?

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Author:Kay Carmichael
System: Enterprise City
School: Enterprise High School
  General Lesson Information  
Lesson Plan ID: 24838


What are you wearing?


Students will use a digital camera to take pictures that will be used to create a multimedia project that illustrates the appropriate and inappropriate dress code for a high school.

 Associated Standards and Objectives 
Content Standard(s):
BMA (9-12) Multimedia Design
2. Utilize a variety of input devices for digitizing multimedia information, including digital camera, video, scanner, Internet downloads, and graphic software.

Local/National Standards:

Course of Study: Career and Technical Education Course: Multimedia Design Grade Level: 10-12 Content Standard # 2 Content Standard: Utilize a variety of input devices for digitizing multimedia information, including digital camera, video, scanner, Internet downloads, and graphic software.

Primary Learning Objective(s):

What criteria should be considered when determining the correct type of software and equipment to be used for multimedia project development?

Additional Learning Objective(s):

 Preparation Information 

Total Duration:

Greater than 120 Minutes

Materials and Resources:

Photo Story 3 for Windows will need to be downloaded to student computers prior to starting this exercise. Handout on how to use Photo Story 3 for Windows. Students can bring in personal digital cameras to use in this assignment or use teacher provided camera.

Technology Resources Needed:

Computers with presentation software, LCD projector, Photo Story 3 for Windows, Internet access.


Teacher will need to have a student handbook available that outlines the school dress code. Students will need to know how to create a story board prior to this lesson.

1.)Teacher will demonstrate how to use a digital camera and how to download the picture to the computer. Students will be asked to bring in their digital camera to compare features.

2.)Students will use the digital camera to take pictures of each other displaying appropriate and inappropriate dress code rules. They will need to take at least 6-8 pictures to use in their project.

3.)Teacher will demonstrate Photo Story 3 for Windows using the attached Photo Story 3 handout.

4.)Students will use a storyboard to plan a photo slideshow demonstrating appropriate and inappropriate dress code for their school. From the storyboard, students will use Photo Story 3 to create their own photo slideshow using the digital pictures taken in class. Give students a copy of Photo Story 3 handout to follow while creating their slideshow. Go over Photo Story rubric handout with students.

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Assessment Strategies

Teacher observation Photo Story rubric will be used to evaluate slideshow.


Ask students to go beyond information provided in handout by adding additional features to slideshow. They can search the Internet for additional information on Photo Story 3.


Students may come in before or after school for additional help with Photo Story 3.

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