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									Lesson Plan
United States Regions
Mr. Brian/ D4
Objectives:
 Students will present lecture/
presentation to class over a four
          day period.
Students will research U.S. state
 information using the Internet.
Students will retrieve information
about specific topics (The Plains
 and Great Lakes Regions of the
US) using technology resources.
Standards
English
 4.2 The student will make and
listen to oral presentations and
             reports.
     4.9 The student will use
information resources to research
             a topic.
Geography
• G 3.6 The student will interpret geographic
  information from maps, tables, graphs, and
  charts.
               Technology
• C/T8.2 the student will communicate
  through network telecommunication
  (internet).

• C/T8.4The student will process, store,
  retrieve and transmit electronic
  information.

• C/T 8.1 The student will communicate
  through application software.
Technology/ Media Components:
• Software- PowerPoint (with pre-arranged
  templates for each Mountain state)
Hardware- computer, Printer
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/
 Home.html- Includes a variety of
   information regarding United
      States Regions and states.
          Student Materials:
• Per Student: Each student will require access
  to a computer with Internet
access and Power Point
     software.
Teacher Preparation and
      Resources:
Teacher prep information:
1. Teacher will design a Power
  Point template (slide show)
 including CLOZE sentences
is _____________. c. The date that
  (ex. Colorado) became a state is
     _________________. Three
   interesting facts about the state
   are______________________,
       __________________,
      ___________. Resource
URL:________________________
                _____.
2. A blank Power point Page will
also be created for each state and
will include a space for importing
         a map of the state.
 3. Teacher will ensure that
 EnchantedLearning.com is
available for student research.
  4. The teacher will secure a
computer lab for the class period.
5. Create a file on the shared file
(Mountain States) and a sub-file
    for each individual state.
Resources:
• computer lab
Enchantedlearning.com
PowerPoint program, templates
      and notes pages
List of Activities/ Tasks (for both
      teacher and students):
DAY ONE
state for a research project and
present the format on the class
monitor. Students will receive
blank “research sheets” (from
      Power Point slides).
  2. The teacher will discuss the
project including the use of Power
Point, the Internet and proper use
  of technology and equipment.
 3. Instruct students on the use of
Power Point, Copying and Pasting,
Importing images and saving work
    to each students class file.
 4. Student will follow teachers
direct instruction to learn how to
properly use the internet, Power
   Point and online resources.
Day TWO
  regarding their designated state.
 Each student will copy the needed
     information (for the close
      sentences) and paste the
information onto their Power Point
               page.
paste three interesting facts about
 their designated state (including
largest city, highest/lowest point,
    exports, population, etc.).
7. Students will save their work to
      their individual files.
Day Three
8. Students will copy a map of their
state and save it to their blank state
               page.
that was found on the internet. The
  students will also discuss ideas
  regarding where they may find
 more information regarding their
  designated state. The class will
computer their notes pages with the
      submitted information.
Day Four
10. All students will present their
   state project and take notes.
Assessment/ Evaluation:
Formative
Students will be monitored while
 working on their state projects.
  Students project pages will be
checked before each student begins
        the presentation.
Summative
Student presentation will be
  checked for all required
       information.
 Student notes will be checked for
completion, and graded upon work
   completion and participation.

								
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