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Britain2 is a desktop publishing tool that one can use to introduce basic computer skills. In this lesson, 6th graders are walked through the step needed to create and publish a document on their computer. This is basically a computer lesson with a social studies element thrown in.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
Looking for an excellent lesson on teaching Word Processing and Windows skills? Then this lesson is for you! Using a file embedded in the plan, pupils practice developing desktop publishing skills. They practice editing, using a variety of formats, the toolbar, paragraph alignment, and how to properly save work.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Photo Journal - Creating the Book
The Apple iWork Pages program is utilized to transfer written storyboards into digital format. Eventually, pupils publish their final photo journals. This fine lesson plan teaches many real-life skills such as: word processing, desktop publishing, editing text, inserting photos, and creating pleasing publications.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 10 Downloads
Life is Bittersweet--Mi Vida es Dulce Amarga Poetry Book
Young, bilingual authors create and publish a bilingual poetry book. They write and perfect poetry, using original artwork to illustrate their ideas. They edit, publish, and bind their book using desktop publishing.
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 15 Downloads
Culture Trip using Desktop Publishing
Introduce your class to Desktop publishing. They become familiar with searching on the Internet, keyboarding, and desktop publishing. They design an American quilt using facts they find about their culture. Great interdisciplinary lesson.
6th - 9th 21st Century Skills 11 Views 21 Downloads
"We the People"
Eighth graders analyze the U.S. Constitution. In this desktop publishing lesson, 8th graders access an electronic version of the document and use publishing tools to check the frequency of the use of selected words and look at the meaning of those words.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Caribbean Adventures: Research and Desktop Publishing
If you want an interesting way to teach about the Caribbean that incorporates technology, this might be your answer. Class members conduct a WebQuest to gather information about Caribbean islands and create a travel brochure using Microsoft Publisher or another desktop publishing program.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 9 Downloads
How to Create Publications for a School Event
Young scholars use desktop publishing to create various documents needed in planning a school event: school announcements/posters, invitations, calendars, newsletters, school letterhead, banners, etc.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 22 Downloads
Picture Yourself in Time
A super lesson that integrates technology and career exploration! Kids use graphic organizers and brainstorming to first analyze Time Magazine covers, then they think about what they'll be doing in 10 years. They research careers, make a goal, and then use digital cameras and the computer to make mock Time Magazine covers describing their personal accomplishments.
11th - 12th 21st Century Skills 45 Views 81 Downloads
"We the People"
To gain an appreciation for the difficulty the framers of the Constitution faced when crafting this historic document, class members are asked to predict five words that would occur frequently in the Constitution of the United States. Working as pairs, groups of four, then groups of eight, teams develop such a list.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 32 Views 44 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Town Health Club
Students taking Human Anatomy and Physiology design a health club. They analyze the structure and function of various muscle groups and determine what exercise equipment works best for each muscle group, and using a desktop publishing program they design and print a brochure or print advertisement for their health club.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 40 Downloads
Light, Dry and Nutritious - A Look at Dehydrated Food
Fifth graders study dehydration and dehydration of foods. They measure the amount of water lost from fruits as they are dehydrated. They use desktop publishing software to design an advertisement for dehydrated fruit after researching appropriate uses for this type of food.
5th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Quotations and Commas
Students examine the grammar rules for using quotations and commas. They discuss and observe the use of commas and quotation marks in comic strips, explore various websites, and in small groups create a poster of rules and an original comic strip using desktop publishing software.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 14 Views 158 Downloads
Extra! Extra! Read All About It!
Young editors have complete creative control over a newsletter that they design, write for, and publish. They select a subject and target audience, and then craft news articles, letters to the editor, and reviews, for their newsletter. Detailed instructions for the seven lessons, as well as assessments and worksheets, are included.
10th Language Arts 6 Views 35 Downloads
Author Trading Cards
Research information about a chosen author. The author study becomes a trading card which includes a picture, facts, major works, and awards the author has received. They design and publish their trading cards using desktop publishing software.
6th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Leaders in the Struggle for Equality
A study of some of the key people in our nation's history, who were champions of equality for everyone, is the focus of this lesson. Small groups rotate through five centers where they answer questions about: Martin Luther King, Jr., Abe Lincoln, Harriet Tubman, Malcom X, and John F.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Learners listen to a read aloud of Stuart J. Murphy's book, Swimathon, while computing subtraction problems associated with the story. They problem solve using manipulatives as they practice three-digit subtraction including subtracting across zeros.
3rd - 4th Math 23 Views 114 Downloads