1. Topic-
2. Content-
Apply knowledge of applications in KidPix
Save As
3. Goals: Aims/Outcomes-
1. The students will create a visual depiction of what Peace means to them
2. The students will follow directions using the tools indicated by the teacher
3. The students will listen, respond to questions and ask questions if not sure of how to proceed.

Nets/ISTE Standards:

. Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students:

a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
b. create original works as a means of personal expression.

5. Digital Citizenship
Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. Students:

b. exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity.

6. Technology Operations and Concepts
Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:

a. understand and use technology systems.
d. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.
4. Objectives-
1. The students will produce a puzzle piece on KidPix that depicts the concept of peace utilizing the tools indicated by the teacher
2. The students will follow classroom rules and procedures.
5. Materials and Aids-
Student desktop computers
Teacher Laptop
"Peace Begins with You" book
6. Procedures/Methods-

A. Introduction-

1.Students have previously had the book "Peace Begins with You" read and we held a discussion about what it means to be Peaceful and World Peace.
2. Teacher will review our discussion briefly.

B. Development-

1. Students will log into KidPix by signing in with their name.
2. Students will wait for a teacher demonstration while watching their computer monitor.
3. Teacher will demonstrate KidPix tools including the "Idea Machine" on how to get their puzzle template.
4. Teacher will demonstrate/review tools and explain which tools are to be used for the project.

C. Practice-

Students will open the puzzle piece in the "Idea Machine" as the teacher states the directions

D. Independent Practice-

Students will begin to create their puzzle piece using the defined tools that were previously described.

E. Accommodations (Differentiated Instruction)-

Teacher will circulate and offer guidance when necessary. Activity is open ended for creative needs.

F. Checking for understanding-

1. Student will successfully create, save and print the puzzle piece according to the directions provided
2. Students will verbalize questions when necessary

G. Closure-

1. Save project successfully.
2. Return equipment to proper position and exit per classroom procedures.

This Lesson Plan is available at (www.teacherjet.com)