A lesson that helps students learn to use different types of search sites
Media Awareness = MediaSmarts. Recommended titles: Deconstructing Web Pages, Knowing What’s What and What’s Not, Wikipedia Reliability Worksheet, Reliable Sources, Taming the Wild Wiki
Introduce students to the literature of Shakespeare and the time period from which he wrote. Information literacy skills to be promoted will be Web evaluation of online sources, research skills, and review of citation skills
Students use a research process to explore and understand where the different objects they use every day are from.
Students first read graphic novels to become familiar with the text structure, then research a self-selected topic using web-based Resources. Students follow the research process and synthesize the information they obtained to create their own graphic novel.
In this lesson, students research specific careers based on their own interests and then report their findings to the class
Students create a travel brochure for locations in texts that they have read. The activity requires students to think about and collect the details mentioned in the text that should be highlighted and conduct additional research on the location as they design their own brochures
Students will research their topic and write a report to include information concerning the five W’s (Who, What, Where, When and Why), then work together to discuss each invention and create a timeline showing the chronology of the inventions discussed
Students are asked to analyze satirical and actual news stories. Students will then produce a satire and genuine blog post about a recent news item.