Lesson Plan Template

 

Standard Addressed:  10.11 Students analyze the integration of countries into the world economy and the information, technological, and communications revolutions (e.g., television, satellites, computers).

 

 

Objective:  Students will be able to articulate and describe the origins and effects on society of at least 8 developments in the above 3 categories. All categories must be represented.

 

Method of delivery of material: Internet research project.

 

Student tasks: Students work alone and gather the information they need from internet sites.                  

 

Assessment: Student project: technological developments since 1900. Students will choose two of the following areas: history of communication, mass media and television, satellites, history of technology, computers, the role of cell phones and social media. Student choice: now choose a way to present this topic for credit: Power Point (25 slides), Poster (8 written squares and 2 drawings), booklet (8 sections) or other substantial project. Speak with the teacher for approval.

Include these essential points:  How is started, who invented it, how it developed, how it influences our life today, how it works and how it will evolve in the future. Each section or slide must contain 2 underlined facts: include dates, names, precise facts.

 

Rubric:

A = Traced at least 8 developments in assigned areas. Fully explained on the time line the essential questions, and has neat art work.

B = 7 developments completely explained and the last one partially explained with 8 drawings, OR, 8 developments fully explained with 1-2 pictures missing.

C = 5 developments completely explained and the last 3 partially explained with 8 drawings, OR, 8 developments fully explained with 3-4 pictures missing.

D =  3 developments completely explained and the last 4 partially explained with 8 drawings, OR, 8 developments fully explained with all pictures missing.

F = Did not sufficiently trace any of the 8 developments, even if art work is complete.