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Making Memories: An End-of-Year Digital Scrapbook

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Making Memories: An End-of-Year Digital Scrapbook

Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Five 60-minute sessions
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International Reading Association

 

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LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words: From Image to Detailed Narrative

The old cliche, "A picture is worth a thousand words" is put to the test when students write their own narrative interpretations of events shown in an image.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Literary Scrapbooks Online: An Electronic Reader-Response Project

Students capture scraps of information from a variety of Web resources and use them to create an electronic scrapbook. Emphasis is placed on evaluating and citing resources.

 

Grades   6 – 8  |  Lesson Plan  |  Unit

Digital Reflections: Expressing Understanding of Content Through Photography

Striking images can leave lasting impressions on viewers. In this lesson, students make text–self–world connections to a nature- or science-related topic as they collaboratively design a multimedia presentation.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   1 – 8  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 14

Kodak was issued a film patent on October 14, 1884.

Students create a scrapbook of their favorite pieces throughout the year and present it to parents at an end-of-year party.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   5 – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Bringing Lessons to Life with Animoto

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.

 

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PROFESSIONAL LIBRARY

Grades   6 – 12  |  Professional Library  |  Book

Lesson Plans for Developing Digital Literacies

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.

 

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ACTIVITIES & PROJECTS

Grades   9 – 12  |  Activity & Project

Special Memories & Significant Moments: Making an Electronic Scrapbook

Using a variety of artifacts, mementos, and technologies, teens can create an electronic scrapbook of their most important moments in high school.

 

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