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Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher Columbus

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Cyberspace Explorer: Getting to Know Christopher Columbus

Grades 3 – 5
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 50- to 60-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Jill Woolley Stafford

Jill Woolley Stafford

Woodbridge, Virginia

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Materials and Technology

Student Interactives

Printouts

Websites

Preparation

 

MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY

  • Computers with Internet access

  • LCD projector

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STUDENT INTERACTIVES

Timeline

Grades   K – 12  |  Student Interactive  |  Organizing & Summarizing

Timeline

Students generate descriptive timelines and can include images in the description.

 

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PRINTOUTS

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WEBSITES

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PREPARATION

1. Review the Web links that students will be using during the cyber scavenger hunt:
2. Photocopy the Guided Scavenger Hunt worksheet and the Creating Your Report handout so that each student will receive one copy of each.

3. Reserve the computer lab or a wireless computer cart for two class periods and make sure that you have an LCD projector.

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