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Kill two birds with one stone with a fun language arts instructional activity on idioms. Not only will students learn about this interesting form of figurative language by listening to a Walking Classroom podcast, they will also get some exercise by actually going for a class walk.
4th - 6th Language Arts 153 Views 105 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Blogging To Create A Community of Writers: #8
A well-designed, up-to-date lesson on blogging awaits your 6th graders. They create a persuasive podcast. Next, they listen to effective and ineffective podcasts, and discuss "what works" in a podcast. They also watch a commercial from the most recent Super Bowl, and discuss the reasons why the commercial is persuasive.
6th Language Arts 6 Views 17 Downloads
The Negro Leagues : The People, Places and Experiences of Black Baseball
Get out of the classroom and go for a walk, all while teaching learners about the Negro baseball leagues of the early and mid-1900s. Based on a Walking Classroom podcast, this lesson explores the widespread impact of segregation on American society, specifically it's influence on America's favorite pastime, baseball.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed
Springfield Podcasting Project: Ancient Egypt Talk Show
Sixth graders use both web and print resources to collect data on daily life in ancient Egypt. They use this data to write a script for an Ancient Egypt Talk Show which will be posted as a podcast. Note: This instructional activity is the culmination project that incorporates skills from an entire unit.
6th Language Arts 20 Views 80 Downloads
Pairs of children work together in order to create an interview, conduct the interview, create a podcast for the interview, add pictures, then import the finished product to itunes. This multi-media lesson should go over quite well, as it utilizes many of the most popular modern-day social technology.
4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
Springfield Podcasting Project: Descriptive Metaphor Sound Effect Poem
As inspiration for their metaphor-rich poem, pupils list all the sound effects found in the Garage Band program. They choose a sound-driven topic, write a Descriptive Metaphor Poem, edit, record, and post it as a podcast. What a great way to integrate useful technology and basic creative writing skills!
6th Technology & Engineering 5 Views 15 Downloads
Using Waste Heat to Generate Electricity
High school energy enthusiasts will be able to explain how thermal energy that is a byproduct of industry can be used as an alternative way to generate electricity. After some discussion, brainstorming, listening to podcasts, and research, they will zoom in on a specific example of an industry using this method of electricity generation.
9th - 12th Science 11 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Behind the Music Project
Authors write about what they know, and that does not exclude songwriters. Invite partners to explore the story behind a song. They analyze and discuss the lyrics, conduct research online, create a poster, and put together a two-minute podcast that explains the story of the song.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 29 Views 22 Downloads
Students explore parabolas. In this algebra and technology lesson, students construct the equation of a specific parabola, then take digital photos of real-life representations of these parabolas. Students create a podcast with a partner explaining their mathematical calculation.
8th - 12th Math 3 Views 24 Downloads
The Star-Spangled Banner
Get your kids moving as they learn about the history of the United States National Anthem. Scholars examine the War of 1812, Francis Scott Key, and the meaning behind The Star Spangled Banner as they listen to an 18-minute podcast...while walking.
4th - 6th Language Arts 41 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Third graders use GarageBand software to create a podcast. They research estuaries, then record themselves retelling the story. They post their GarageBand audio clip as a podcast for peers to listen to. This lesson refers to a estuary tool kit, this kit seems to be the heart of this lesson, however, the tool kit is not included.
3rd Science 4 Views 4 Downloads
Springfield Podcasting Project: Daily Life Of (Your City)
The use of Garageband is the focus of this technology instructional activity. During this five-day exercise, sixth graders create descriptive sentences, sound effects, and music to describe aspects of life in their town. There are many worksheets embedded in this plan which will help guide them through the process, and help the teacher score the work submitted.
6th Social Studies & History 29 Views 24 Downloads
Springfield Podcasting Project: Introduction Part 2
Using Calvin and Hobbes comics, sixth graders practice reading skills. After familiarizing themselves with a variety of cartoons, they write a summary and highlight the words they are going to emphasize. Then, they create a recording using educational software.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Spring Haiku Poetry Podcast
A lesson that incorporates technology with the writing of Haiku poetry awaits your fourth-graders. After being introduced to Haiku poetry, they brainstorm a list of Spring images, words, and things that happen in nature. They write their own poem, and broadcast it using the Garage Band program.
4th Language Arts 5 Views 28 Downloads
Listening Closely and Taking Notes in Expert Groups: Colonial Trade Podcast
The twelfth instructional activity of this unit builds on the skills developed in the previous instructional activity, as fourth graders continue their quest to become experts on colonial trade by listening to interviews with historical re-enactors.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 27 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Listening Closely and Taking Notes: Colonial Trade Podcast About the Wheelwright
Voices from the past. Young scholars listen to a podcast interview with a historical re-enactor as they continue their research in the eleventh lesson of this unit on colonial trade. Applying their close reading skills, learners first listen for the gist of the interview, summarizing what they hear in a single statement.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 25 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Designed
"I Believe..." Podcast Style
Use this communication skills lesson to emphasize evaluating a speaker's main point and argument. After reading Martin Luther King's, "I Have a Dream Speech" and John F. Kennedy's speech, "I Believe in an America Where the Separation of Church and State is Absolute," young writers compose essays regarding the American Armed Forces and create podcasts with the finished essays.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 38 Downloads