Tools and Resources
- You'll find lots of great technology
tools and resources for use with your
students. Start by exploring how webquests
can be integrated into your curriculum.
- Activity 1: Use Word Processing
- Play chronology. Write the
name of an event in history. The
next person adds another event under the first
event. Go back and reorder the
events in the correct order. Add
information to particular events such as a description or
- Create a list of things that people throw away.
Create major recycling categories. Move "throw away"
words into categories. Practice copy and paste,
indentation, font sizes and style.
- Write a sentence. Put it in a cool color. Add to
another student's paragraph in another color. Edit in
your color. Add adjectives and adverbs. Add more action.
Do some editing.
- Activity 2: Integrate Varied Channels of
Communication: audio, video, graphics
- Go to the wildlife
site and copy a picture and/or a sound. Put this
resource into a word processing document, HyperStudio
stack, Kidpix file, or Powerpoint presentation. Or,
select a piece of electronic clip art and paste it into a
word processor, graphics, or multimedia software package.
Modify the picture to create a new prairie animal or
plant. Write a poem or story about your picture. Or,
invent a math problem.
- Activity 3: Modify an Image
- Go to the American
Clipart, or Yahooligans
Downloader site. Select and copy an image from
history or science. Paste it into imaging software. Put
Dr. Lamb or a picture of yourself into the photograph.
Write a news article set in the appropriate time
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