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ALEX Lesson Plan Resources
ALEX Lesson Plans
English Language Arts (7 - 8), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Interactive Reading Project
Students are motivated to read and learn to discuss literature by discussing books they are reading via e-mail.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science (8), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
IPA is Cool![ai pi e ɪz kul]
Students will be introduced to the International Phonetic Alphabet and learn how to apply it to songs in foreign languages. In this particular lesson, they will learn the symbols for vowels used in Italian and apply them to a simple, seventeenth-century Italian art song, "Star Vicino". Students will be evaluated through individual podcasts created and edited using Audacity.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science (6), or Science (6), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Masters of Disaster (Middle Grades)
Students will research natural disasters and their impact on people. They will work in teams to design a disaster preparedness guide to share with the community to reduce the impact of a natural disaster utilizing various creativity apps on the iPad.