Locate a Store Using Google Maps by Ana Azevedo by shuifanglj

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									Locate a Store Using Google Maps

CLB Level: 2/3                               Method:

                                             1. Pre-teach vocabulary students will have to know so
Essential Skills Focus:                         they can follow instructions: scroll down, log in,
Computer Use (use Google                        keyboard, screen, mouse, key, click, hold, drag, etc.
Maps), Continuous Learning                      Some time should be spent on getting students
(learning to find                               comfortable with using the computer, being able to
information on their own)                       perform simple steps such as logging in, entering a
                                                password, clicking on the Internet Icon and shutting
                                                off the computer. Slowly build in other simple
Task: Locate a Store                            computer tasks.
Using Google Maps
                                             2. Some other scaffolding activities will be necessary.
                                                Talk to the students about the Internet. Find out if
                                                the students use the Internet and for what purposes.
Purpose: Students will                          Ask about Google. See if they know what it is for.
                                                Brainstorm ideas on how they can use Google. Write
      Be able to go onto                       down on the board students’ answers. For this activity,
       the Internet                             a KWL Chart(What do you Know, What do you Want to
      Use Google Maps to                       know, What did you Learn) would be a good way to
       locate a store                           organize students’ answers.

                                             3. With the help of an LCD projector, show students how
Materials: Computer with                        to navigate the Internet and how to use Google. For
Internet access,                                the first time using Google, do all the steps with
worksheets (attached), an                       students (see activity A). Have them watch you do it. A
LCD projector (if possible)                     second time, have them follow the steps on their own.

                                             Follow Up: Students locate other stores in the city. They
                                             make a list of stores that they usually visit. They follow
Learning Style: Visual,                      the steps listed in activity A (attached).
auditory, kinaesthetic
                                             Debrief/Transfer: In small groups, with some
                                             support, students make a list of things they learned. They
                                             also have to think about situations in which they would
Time: 1 – 2 lessons                          need to use the skills they learned with the Google map
                                             activity. Encourage students to use this skill outside the
                                             classroom, when they need to find an address for a store,
                                             for instance have them go back the KWL chart and see
                                             what they can add to their list.

Winnipeg School Division Adult EAL Program                  Essential Skill Focus: Computer Use / Continuous Learning
Author: A. Azevedo                                                                                     CLB level: 2/3
Activity A

Instructions:




    1. Turn on your computer.
    2. Enter the username “__________.”
    3. Enter the password “_________.”
    4. Wait for the blue screen.



    5. Find the Internet Icon                            and click on it.
    6. Find       .
    7. Type our School Name and your city in the space provided
                                             Search
                                                      and click on “search.”

    8. Can you find your school? Yes      No
    9. Can you find your school address? Yes        No
    10. What is your school phone number? ____________________
    11. Postal Code? ___________________
    12. Have them now click on “Maps.”
    13. Have them try to zoom in and zoom out.
    14. Give them time to play with it for a while.

    Next time you have students working on the computer, have them do this
    activity again. This time give them other places to look up. Start by
    asking them to Google their address and find their home.




Winnipeg School Division Adult EAL Program                  Essential Skill Focus: Computer Use / Continuous Learning
Author: A. Azevedo                                                                                     CLB level: 2/3
Activity B




Instructions:

    1. Google “Real Canadian Superstore, Winnipeg”

    2. Click on “Maps”

    3. Answer the questions:

              o How many stores are there? ___________

              o Which one is closest to our school? _______________

              o Complete the grid below.

                  Store            Where is it located?

                  A                e.g. 215 St Anne's Road

                  C

                  E

                  F

                  G

                  I




Winnipeg School Division Adult EAL Program            Essential Skill Focus: Computer Use / Continuous Learning
Author: A. Azevedo                                                                               CLB level: 2/3
4. Click on “F” and click on “Get Directions.”

    Then write your school address and click on “go.”

     Read the directions and look at the map.

     Click on “get directions” again and now write your address.




Winnipeg School Division Adult EAL Program   Essential Skill Focus: Computer Use / Continuous Learning
Author: A. Azevedo                                                                      CLB level: 2/3
Activity C - Outcome Assessment Task




Instructions:

Google the places below and find out where they are located. Find the one that is the
closest to our school. Copy the address beside each place.


                   Place                                          Address

      Zellers, Winnipeg                     e.g. 1415 McPhillips Street, Winnipeg, MB R2V 3C4

      Your School name,
      Winnipeg

      YMCA, Winnipeg

      MTS Centre,
      Winnipeg

      Winnipeg Clinic

      International
      Centre, Winnipeg




     Winnipeg School Division Adult EAL Program             Essential Skill Focus: Computer Use / Continuous Learning
     Author: A. Azevedo                                                                                CLB level: 2/3

								
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