Technology in Action
Integrating Technology

Title:  "Thank you, Ma'am"

Developed by :  Sandra Hansen

Content Area: English

Grade Level: 8

Materials/Resources (Including Software): Microsoft Word

Technology Focus:

X

Word Processing

 

Spreadsheet

 

Database

 

Web Page

 

Multimedia Presentation

 

Graphical Organizers

 

Internet

 

 Other

Skills Included in Lesson

Timeline: 2 days

TEKS:
Subject Area - 110.24.8.15 (C), 110.24.8.16 (B), 110.24.8.18 (A-F)
Technology Applications -

Objective: 

  1. The student will be able to write questions to use in an interview of a person who has had a positive influence on their lives or someone they know. 
  2. Students will be able to write a newspaper article using the information.

Procedures:

  1. Follow the instructions on the Interview Sheet.
  2. Follow the instructions on the Newspaper Article handout.

Assessment: Rubric

Modifications:  Provide students with interview questions.

Extensions: Submit the article to the local newspaper.

Additional Resources/Websites:
Newspaper Lesson Ideas

 

Midway Instructional Technology Specialists
12/20/2007