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Paying Attention to Technology: Writing Technology Autobiographies
|Grades||9 – 12|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.
- Technology Autobiography Assignment
- Technology Autobiography Examples
- Kristin L. Arola's Technology Autobiography
- Make copies of the Technology Autobiography Assignment.
- Choose one or more technology autobiography examples sample or use Kristin L. Arola's Technology Autobiography to share with students. Make copies or an overhead for them to read and refer to.
- Test the Graphic Map Student Interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.
- If desired, share example Graphic Life Maps from the 6-8 lesson plan. While the focus of the examples from this lesson plan is different, students should be able to understand that their own maps will be similar to those linked to the lesson plan.