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Exploring Literacy in Cyberspace
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 40-minute class sessions|
St. Joseph, Missouri
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Computers with Internet access
- Overhead projector, white board, chart paper, or chalkboard
- Pencils and pens
- Three brief newspaper articles with enough copies for students
- Amnesty International USA
- Center for a New American Dream
- Inventor of the Week
- National Public Radio
- Peaceful Tomorrows
Select three brief articles of interest from a local newspaper to use for modeling of the think-aloud strategy and student practice of the strategy. In addition, generate a list of appropriate and varied websites for students to access during Session 2 of the lesson. (See the list of Websites for a few possibilities.) Bookmark the sites for quicker access and designate the student pairs in advance of the lesson.