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"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 16 Downloads
Britain2 is a desktop publishing tool that one can use to introduce basic computer skills. In this lesson plan, 6th graders are walked through the step needed to create and publish a document on their computer. This is basically a computer lesson plan with a social studies element thrown in.
6th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 0 Downloads
How to Create Publications for a School Event
High schoolers 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 9 Views 19 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 8 Views 17 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 3 Views 12 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 instructional activity 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
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 6 Views 35 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 157 Downloads
Integrated Unit On South America
Sixth graders solve math problems using database operations, word processing, desktop publishing, and spreadsheet formatting. They demonstrate an understanding of communication skills, math, and computer skills using information on South America.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 6 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 8 Downloads
Desktop Publishing. - Quark XPress 4: Video Box
Students continue to use the desktop publishing program, QuarkXPress. Individually, they discover how to layout an oversized document. To end the lesson plan, they use odd shaped pieces to create a box for a videotape and present them to the class.
9th - 10th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 0 Downloads