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Young scholars design a web page complete with text, graphics, and hypertext links. After adding backgrounds, navigation buttons, and audio-visual effects, students revise their work based on comments from peers and teachers. Student websites are published on the Internet after final revision.
Students study the context of The Ponder Heart through Welty's photographs. They analyze how illustrations and photographs interact with written text and create their own images to illustrate a well-known Welty short story. They publish their works on a class Web page or in hard copy book form
“It’s not on the Internet!” How often have you heard that cry? Prepare researchers for their information quest by reviewing the search formulation phase of web research. After this review, class members search for images, fonts, and background colors to create a web page that displays an aquatic, desert, urban or prison environment. Because the focus of the quest is on the effect of visual elements, this lesson would be a great introduction to web design.
Each student or student team creates a web page. Students research and make decisions for content of the page. Each web page should contain at least six images and six links, as well as any necessary commentary. Students indicate on the web page its purpose and school's email address.
Students research topics related to issues in the novel Eva by Peter Dickinson. In this novel research lesson, students research topics for the issues in the novel choosing from the list about the brain, organ transplants, chimps/apes, habitat destruction, scientific ethics, or environmental issues. Students present their research as a web page, PowerPoint, research paper, or participate in a debate.
Students explore technology by participating in an on-line exercise. In this Internet safety lesson, students identify the appropriate behavior they should use while searching and communicating in cyberspace. Students practice saving images, bookmarking web pages and using chat services.
Study heroes and have your learners define who a hero is to them. Having identified a personal hero, pupils conduct research and write an essay or narrative, using illustrations and images from the Internet. They upload their stories, images, and links into the MY HERO program to create their own web page.