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Technology-Supported Lesson Plans


 

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View the complete presentations demonstrating effective technology integration methods in a variety of K-12 content areas.  

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1st Grade Favorites

5th Grade Civil War Newspaper

5th Grade War Lords of Japan

9th Grade Fishing for Data at Rock Creek

3rd Grade Middleton/Kuna History

3rd Grade  The Elf Project

9th Grade Sacred Art

10th Grade Gladiators in Roman History

5th Grade  Describe This!

4th Grade Volcano Spreadsheets

7th Grade Wildlife Sampling

10th Grade Using Rockets to Prove Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

2nd Grade Do Larger Pumpkins Have More Seeds?

4th Grade Using Microsoft Word™ to Report on the 2002 Olympics

7th Grade  Scavenger Hunt for Ancient Egypt

4th -12th Grade (Gifted and Talented) Designing Effective Web Pages

2nd Grade and 5th Grade Nutrition for Kids and Astronauts

4th Grade  Reporting From the Poles

6th Grade  Observing Complete Metamorphosis

2nd Grade Dictionary Adventures!

4th Grade M&M's Food for Thought

9th-12th Grade Probeware

6th Grade Graphing Our Throw Away Materials

 

LANGUAGE ARTS     (Return to Top)

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Book Reviews

2

Word Processing
Presentation Software
 

Farm Animals

2

Database  

Cooperation

2

Presentation Software  

Spanish English Dictionary

2

   

Thank You Letter

2

Word Processing  

Creating a Scene and Describing it with Expanded Sentences

2

Word Processing  

  Friendship

2

Word Processing
Multimedia
 

 Research PowerPoint Presentations

2

Word Processing
Presentation Software
 

Facts about Dinosaurs

2

   

Learning to Use and Understand a Database

2

Database  

Book Report Brochure

2

   

Using Microsoft Publisher to Create Book Report Brochures

2

Word Processing  

 Dictionary Adventure

3

Word Processing
Multimedia

Dictionary Adventures!
Creating a Class Dictionary

 The Elf Project

3

Word Processing
Telecommunications

 The Elf Project

Middleton/Kuna History Teleconference

3

Telecommunications
Word Processing

Middleton/Kuna History

Haiku

4

Presentation Software
Multimedia
Telecommunications
 

The Mysteries of Harris Burdick

4

Word Processing
Telecommunications
 

Artic/Antarctic Animals

4

Spreadsheet
Presentation Software
Word Processing
Telecommunications

Reporting From the Poles

Using MS Word to Report on 2002 Olympics

4

Word Processing

Using Microsoft Word™ to Report on the 2002 Olympics

Word Processing and Internet Planet Report

4

Word Processing
Telecommunications
Multimedia
 


Civil War Newspaper
 

5

Telecommunications

Civil War Newspaper

Internet:  Communication Possibilities

5

Telecommunications

 

Presidential Database

5

Database
Word Processing
 

The History of Toys

5

Word Processing
Databases
Visual Mapping Software
Presentation Software
 

Monster Lesson

5

Telecommunications
Word Processing

Describe This!

Researching a Musical Instrument

6

Word Processing
Telecommunications
 

Nation Issues 2000

8

Telecommunications  

Five Paragraph Essay

8

Word Processing  

 Internet Research Tied to Literature for Alternative Jr. High

9

Word Processing
Telecommunications
 

Farewell to Manzanar

10

Word Processing
Presentation Software
Telecommunications
 

Choices and Impact

10

Database
Telecommunications
 

Themes of Courage

11

Word Processing
Software Presentation
Telecommunications
 

Lord of the Flies Survivor

12

Telecommunications  

Technical Writing /Siddhartha

12

Presentation Software
Telecommunications
 

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SOCIAL STUDIES      (Return to Top) 

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

A Lesson Comparing Favorites

1

Database

Favorites

Middleton/Kuna History Teleconference

3

Telecommunications
Word Processing

Middleton/Kuna History

Warlords of Japan

5

Spreadsheets

War Lords of Japan

Civil War Newspaper

5

Telecommunications

Civil War Newspaper

  Presidential Database

5

Database
Word Processing

 

 Study of the United States/State Fair Travel Brochure 

5

Word Processing
Multimedia

 

United States Regions

5

Spreadsheets
Word Processing
Telecommunications

 

  The Perfect Question

5

   

State Economy Chart

5

Spreadsheets

 

Explorers: Then and Now

5

Word Processing
Database
Telecommunications
Multimedia

 

  Intro to PowerPoint

5

Presentation Software
Telecommunications
Multimedia

 

Where in the United States Are We?

5-8

Presentation Software
Telecommunications
Multimedia

 

Ancient Egypt

7

 

Scavenger Hunt for Ancient Egypt

Ancient China Project

7

Word Processing
Telecommunications
Multimedia

 

  European River Uses

7-8

Telecommunications
Word Processing
Presentation Software
Visual Mapping Software

 

 World War Era Research Paper

7-8

Word Processing
Telecommunications
Visual Mapping Software

 

Where in the World?

7-8

Presentation Software
Telecommunications

 

Nation Issues 2000

8

   

Electronic Cultural Exchange Project

9

Telecommunications
Presentation Software

 

Roman Gladiators

10

Telecommunications

Gladiators in Roman History

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MATH    (Return to Top)

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Action with Fractions

1

Word Processing
Drawing Toolbar

 

Conducting a Survey

1

Spreadsheet

 

Surveys and Graphics

1

Instructional Software:
Graph Club™

 

Edible Math

2

Spreadsheet
Word Processing

 

Does Brand Name Popcorn Pop Better

2

Spreadsheet

 

Do Large Pumpkins Have More Seeds?

2

Spreadsheet

Do Larger Pumpkins Have More Seeds?

Learning to Use and Understand a Database

2

Database

 

M&M's:  Food for Thought

4

Spreadsheet

M&M's Food for Thought

Volcano Spreadsheet and Graph (Math portion of an integrated unit)

4

Spreadsheet

Volcano Spreadsheets and Graphs

  Collecting, Organizing, and Analyzing Data

4

Spreadsheet

 

Presidential Database

5

Word Processing
Database

 

State Economy Chart

5

Spreadsheet

 

Statistics/Graphing

5

Spreadsheet

 

Ladybugs in the Garden

5

Spreadsheet

 

Wildlife Sampling

7

Spreadsheet
Telecommunications

 

Order of Operation

7

Presentation Software

 

My Favorite Mathematician

7

Presentation Software
Multimedia

 

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SCIENCE     (Return to Top)

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Music Teacher/Teacher

K-6

Presentation Software
Spreadsheets
Word Processing
 

Frog Life Cycle

1

Word Processing
Telecommunications
 

Wonderful World of Dinosaurs

2

Presentation Software  

Farm Animals

2

Database  

Identifying Plant Parts

2

Word Processing
Multimedia
 

Animal Report

2

Word Processing
Telecommunications
Multimedia
 

Book Reviews

2

Word Processing
Presentation Software
 

Facts about Dinosaurs

2

Word Processing
Visual Mapping Software
 

 Reaching the Solar System

2

   

 Volcano Spreadsheet and Graph (Math portion of an integrated unit)

4

Spreadsheets
Telecommunications
 

Word Processing and Internet Planet Report

4

Word Processing
Telecommunications
Multimedia
 

 Artic/Antarctic Animals

4

Word Processing
Presentation Software
Telecommunications

Reporting From the Poles

Biomes/Ecosystems

5

Telecommunications

 

 Ladybugs in the Garden

5

Spreadsheets
Word Processing
 

Observing Complete Metamorphosis

6

Word Processing

Observing Complete Metamorphosis

A Healthy Heart

6

Spreadsheet

 

Motion and Forces, Making Paper Airplanes

6

Spreadsheet  

Graphing Our Throw Away Materials

6

Spreadsheet
Palm Handheld

Graphing Our Throw Away Materials

Light

8

Presentation Software  

Acid Rain:Webquest/PowerPoint

8

Presentation Software
Telecommunications
Multimedia
 

Weather is Cool, Hot, or Somewhere In-between!

9

Telecommunications

 

Electronic Cultural Exchange Project 

9

Telecommunications
Presentation Software
 

 Motion and Forces

9

Presentation Software
Multimedia

 

Remote Sensing

9

Spreadsheet
Spectrometer
Presentation Software
Telecommunications

 

Rock Creek Water Quality

9

Spreadsheet
Presentation Software
Telecommunications

Fishing for Data at Rock Creek

Using Rockets to Prove Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

10

Spreadsheets

Using Rockets to Prove Newton's 3rd Law of Motion

Gas Laws Experienced

9-12

Word Processing
Telecommunications
Multimedia
 

Chemical Reactions and Balancing Equations

9-12

Instructional Software

 

Density

9-12

Word Processing
Spreadsheets
Multimedia
 

Determining the Relationship Between pH and Hydrogen Ions

9-12

Probeware

 Probeware

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HEALTH       (Return to Top)

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Nutrition for Kids and Astronauts

2 & 5

Presentation Software

Nutrition for Kids and Astronauts

A Healthy Heart

6

Spreadsheet

 

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 INTERDISCIPLINARY       (Return to Top)                                                                                                                  

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Learning to Use and Understand a Database

2

Database
Telecommunications

 

Sacred Art

9

Presentation Software
Telecommunications
Multimedia

Sacred Art

The History of Toys

5

Word Processing
Databases
Visual Mapping Software
Presentation Software

 

Butterflies in the Garden

5

Spreadsheets
Word Processing

 

State Weather Comparison Chart

5

Spreadsheets

 

Traveling the USA

5

Word Processing
Database
Multimedia
Presentation Software

 

State Economy Chart

5

Spreadsheets

 

Diazo Prints and Technology

5

Multimedia
Presentation Software

 

Researching a Musical Instrument

6

Telecommunications
Word Processing

 

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MUSIC     (Return to Top)

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Music Teacher

K-6

Word Processing
Presentation Software
Instructional Software:
Music Trainers™

 

Reaching the Solar System 

K-6

Presentation Software
Spreadsheet
Telecommunications
Word Processing

 

Researching a Musical Instrument

6

Telecommunications
Word Processing
Multimedia

 

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ART      (Return to Top)                

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Sacred Art

9

Presentation Software
Telecommunications
Multimedia

Sacred Art

Masks

9-12

Multimedia

 

Impressionist PowerPoint

11-12

Presentation Software
Telecommunications
Word Processing

 

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COMPUTER         (Return to Top)Return to Top)                                                                                                           

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

 Does Brand Name Popcorn Pop Better

2

Spreadsheets
Instructional Software:
Graph Club™

 

Designing Effective Web Pages

4-12

Multimedia
Word Processing
Telecommunications
Presentation Software

Designing Effective Web Pages

 File Management and Television Production

8-9

Telecommunications
File Management

 

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MISC. ELECTIVES        (Return to Top)                                                                                                                     

Lesson Plan Title

Grade Level

Tool/Application

Online Presentation

Designing Effective Web Pages

4-12

Telecommunications
Visual Mapping Software
Multimedia
Presentation Software

Designing Effective Web Pages

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LESSON PLANNING RESOURCES    (Return to Top)                                                                            

Lesson Plans and Resources

Description

K-12 Education Links

A collection of K-12 sites compiled by the University of Virginia

Education Resources

A collection of educational sites indexed by subject area and life stages.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

A collection of research tools offered by Encyclopedia Britannica

Yahooligans

A web guide and search engine for students

Lesson Plans and Teaching Strategies 

A collection of educational web sites compiled by a professor at the California State University, Northridge

Classroom Connect

A provider of professional development programs and online instructional materials fro K-12 educators

Microsoft Classroom Teachers

Educational resources from Microsoft.  Includes lesson plans, tutorials, how-to articles and more.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

A large collection of educational resources and web sites arranged alphabetically and by subject area.

Newspapers in Education

Provided by the Star Tribune in Minneapolis, St.Paul, this site contains a collection of newspaper related educational resources.

The Lesson Plans Page

A collection of over 2000 lesson plans arranged by subject area.

PBS Teacher Source

Contains a collection of over 4000 lesson plans, guidelines for off air taping of PBS programs, a Teacher Preview newsletter and more.

MiddleWeb

A collection of resources for parents, teachers and other educators concerned with middle grade education and reform

 

ASSESSMENT      (Return to Top)

Assessment

Description

Assessment Rubrics

Part of the Kathy Schrock Guide for Educators, this site contains a collection rubrics for a variety of educational activities.

ERIC Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Information

Part of the ERIC system of educational resources, this site offers information on education assessment, evaluation and research methodology.