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Teacher Resources by Grade
|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Digital Reflections: Expressing Understanding of Content Through Photography
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Unit|
|Estimated Time||Seven 45-minute sessions|
Arlington Heights, Illinois
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students reflect on their school year, creating a digital scrapbook consisting of images and text to present to their school community.
Grades 1 – 8 | Calendar Activity |  October 14
Students create a scrapbook of their favorite pieces throughout the year and present it to parents at an end-of-year party.
Grades 7 – 12 | Calendar Activity |  March 10
Students select a topic for research using a variety of technologies and practice citing media sources. They can create their report in an electronic medium such as a CD, podcast, or video.
Grades 3 – 12 | Strategy Guide
Glogster, a Web 2.0 tool, supports development of students’ multimodal literacy skills. This guide outlines techniques for critical evaluation and creation of multimodal texts.
Grades 5 – 12 | Strategy Guide
Using Animoto, a free Web 2.0 tool, students can develop short digital videos that include music, photos, video clips, and text as well as share their creations electronically.
Grades 6 – 12 | Strategy Guide
Through Prezi, a web application, students create "zooming" presentations for various purposes, such as presenting research, defending an opinion, or sharing a digital story.
Grades 6 – 12 | Professional Library | Book
Editors Mary T. Christel and Scott Sullivan present a new set of lessons designed to help you integrate a variety of digital applications—Web 2.0 and beyond—into the courses and units you’re already teaching.
ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS
Grades 9 – 12 | Activity & Project
Using a variety of artifacts, mementos, and technologies, teens can create an electronic scrapbook of their most important moments in high school.