HBCU Research

 

Students will learn organization and editing skills while researching the history of Historical Black Colleges and Universities.

Curriculum Area Language Arts, Social Science, Technology

Curriculum Standards

TEKS - Technology Applications

Information Acquisition
Uses a variety of strategies to acquire information from electronic resources, with appropriate supervision
4B
Selects appropriate strategies to navigate and access information on local area networks (LANs) and wide area networks (WANs), including the Internet and intranet, for research and resource sharing
Solving Problems
Uses research skills and electronic communication, with appropriate supervision, to create a new knowledge
8A
Use communication tools to participate in group projects
Communication
Delivers the product electronically in a variety of media, with appropriate supervision.
11B
Uses presentation software to communicate with specific audiences
Grade Level
5-8
Materials
  • Historical Data Sheet
  • PowerPoint Planning Sheet
  • Scanner (optional)
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Timeliner Application
Teacher's Note

Create a mini-lesson to create the title page. This project is a good activity for a group activity, with students dividing the tasks of research and presentation development.
Teacher Instructions

Before the Computer
  • Students will divide into groups of three.
  • Each group will select one HBCU school to research, including information listed on the date sheet.
  • Groups will organinze their presentation using the PowerPoint Planning Sheet.
On the Computer

Student Information Page
HBCU Web Sites

Assessment Rubric
 

 

These pages were made through TeacherTECH, the teacher professional development component of GirlTECH, which is sponsored by the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) with support from the National Science Foundation through EOT-PACI, RGK Foundation, the Verizon Foundation, Rice University, and HiPerSoft.

Copyright © June 2002 by Tracey Gibson.