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|1st - 2nd||3rd - 4th|
|5th - 6th||7th - 8th|
|9th - 10th||11th - 12th|
Technology and Copyright Law: A “Futurespective”
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Five 50-minute sessions|
Asheville, North Carolina
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
- Image of an early computer, such as ENIAC
Grades K – 12 | Student Interactive | Writing & Publishing Prose
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers.
- Copyright and Technology Timeline
- Technology Timeline Cards
- Copyright Research Organizer
- Copyright Article Assignment
- Copyright Future Organizer
- ReadWriteThink Printing Press Layouts
- Copyright Research
- Copyright Timeline: A History of Copyright in the United States
- Viacom, Google Tussle over YouTube Content
- Newspapers argue that Google's news service violates copyright law
- Supreme Court shies away from copyright suit
- This lesson is designed to be co-planned and co-taught by the classroom teacher and the school library media specialist. Meet to decide responsibilities for teaching the lessons and assessing student work, as well as to arrange logistics for using the library media center.
- Make an overhead of the Copyright and Technology Timeline.
- Make one copy of the Technology Timeline Cards for every two groups. Cut out the cards to create two sets.
- Make one copy of the Copyright Research Organizer, Copyright Article Assignment, Copyright Future Organizer , and ReadWriteThink Printing Press Layouts sheets for each student.
- The classroom teacher and library media specialist should review together the sample Writing Rubric and adapt it as needed to reflect classroom goals for grammar and mechanics, as well as content. Prepare an overhead of the rubric or make one copy for each group.
- Bookmark the Copyright Research resources on student computers.
- The classroom teacher and library media specialist should together test the Printing Press on student computers to familiarize themselves with the tool and to ensure that they have the Flash plug-in installed. Schools can download the plug-in from the technical support page.