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Lesson will use Computer Lab for 4 class periods to complete a planet brochure

Students will have selected a planet for their brochure in the classroom

Classroom teacher will stay to assist class

Lesson 1
Copyrights
Folders and Documents
Googling

  • Discuss copyrights: define copyright; describe restrictions on materials that are copyrighted
  • Open Webquest for student directions Student Page Process link)
  • Create a folder, Save a word document, Google for images, and cite sources
    Teacher Script

Lesson 2
Internet Research

  • Distribute Research Worksheet
  • Open Student Page
  • Click on Process for information links
  • Students will complete Internet research

Lesson 3
Writing
Using a Storyboard
Brochure Template (Appleworks 6)

In the classroom

  • Using their information checklist, students will condense their planet facts into two or three sentences,
    (Ex. Saturn's largest moon is Titan. It is the second largest moon in the solar system. The Cassini spacecraft has taken pictures of a possible icy volcano!
  • Brainstorm a title
  • Use Storyboard for organization

In the Computer Lab

  • Begin creating a travel brochure

Lesson 4

In the classroom

  • Write a short paragraph saying why we should visit your planet, and what we will do when we get there

In the Computer Lab

Complete last section

  • Use checklist to ensure all sections are complete
  • Print

 


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