Subject: Keyboarding/Research
1. Topic-
Computer Technology
 
2. Content-
Research in National Geographic Kids website on animals
 
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. Learn to manipulate the website to locate the information
2. Document the information in the document
3. Enjoy seeing everyone's work
 
4. Objectives-
1. Collect and document the information requested
2. Work cooperatively with peers in the group document
3. Be considerate of others work
 
5. Materials and Aids-
Computers
National Geographic Kids website
Primary Pad website
 
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1. Before beginning the new assignment, we will review the document created last week to learn from our mistakes.
2. Students will open Nat Geo Kids to explore the data on animals.
3. They will open Primary Pad and locate their place to type their answers.
 

B. Development-

1. Students will learn to complete a task and enjoy communicating their information to the class.
2. They will realize the value of mastering the keyboard.
 

C. Practice-

1. The teacher will give group instruction via the projector
2. She will circulate in the classroom to help any students who need extra help
3. Students who are more accomplished may assist their peers
 

D. Independent Practice-

1. See how information is listed in a database
2. Find the information for a particular animal
3. Report on the information
 

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

1. Group instruction
2. Personal instruction
 

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Questions will be asked of the students to recall previous knowledge.
2. Students may ask questions and explore the website
 

G. Closure-

1. Students will read the document complied by the class.
2. We will share our finished product with Mrs. Corey.
 
7. Evaluation-
1. The teacher will comment on the students' keyboarding skills using Reviewing tools in Microsoft Word
2. Students will see these comments and make the corrections
 

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