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History of Video Games - Research & Presentation Project

History of Video Games - Research & Presentation Project

What student does love games – especially video games! In this lesson, students learn more about the origin and history of video games. Students choose a time period in history from a provided list, research that era, and then choose the software they will use to showcase their research. Students can choose to create a presentation, a brochure, or a video using Web 2.0 tools such as Prezi, Adobe Spark, eMaze, Canva, etc. (free, no download needed) or by using Microsoft Office or Google Apps. A full list of software/technology options is listed in the student lesson instructions and includes links to tutorials. For classrooms with limited technology, this lesson can be completed with students working in pairs or small groups. The completed presentations can be shared with the rest of the class if the teacher chooses. This is a great activity for a social studies or history class, career exploration class, Principles of Arts, A/V Technology & Communications class, or any technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for individual lesson • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric for partner/team lesson
innovationsintechnology
Pixel Art in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets - Volume 2

Pixel Art in Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets - Volume 2

Need a fun way to introduce Microsoft Excel or Google Sheets to upper elementary or middle school students? This great lesson lets students learn the basics of Microsoft Excel (or Google Sheets) as they create pixel art using the program. First, they'll create a quick pixel art from a given example and then they'll create their own! These are also fun lessons to use if you just need something for a one day lesson. Perfect for the beginning of the school year too. This is the SECOND volume in the series with 8 brand new, exciting pixel art projects for your students to create, plus two new samples for the lessons. The projects vary in difficulty so that every student can be challenged and successful. I've used this with 7th and 8th graders who used their free time to create even more art! I hope your students have as much fun as mine did learning Excel or Google Sheets! Files Included • Teacher & Student Resources • Introduction to Pixel Art Lesson (Microsoft Excel project) with tutorial • Introduction to Pixel Art Lesson (Google Sheets project) with tutorial • Legends and Sample Pictures for 8 Additional Pictures • Full Excel (2016) editable files for all pixel art projects (note: these can be opened in Google Sheets too) Pixel Art Pictures Include: * Frog * Balloon * Soccer Ball * Volkswagen Bus * Dolphin * Rubber Duck * Pineapple * Butterfly * Motorcycle * Rain Cloud
innovationsintechnology
Primary Christmas Lesson Bundle (English, Maths and Design)

Primary Christmas Lesson Bundle (English, Maths and Design)

This a set of six separate lessons for KS2 Christmas work. All of the lessons are fully resourced with teaching PowerPoints and differentiated activities, making them adaptable to different ages and abilities. They are ideal for keeping your class going during the last few days before the Christmas holiday! The lessons all have a Christmas theme and cover English (sentence work/grammar, creative writing and humour), maths (doubling and halving) and design. Included: *Christmas adverb openers English lesson *Christmas commas English Lesson *'10 Things in a Christmas Pocket' creative writing lesson *Lesson on writing Christmas jokes *Maths lesson on doubling and halving *Design lesson to invent a device to rescue Santa Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
goldtopfox
A Brief History of... - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts Vol.2

A Brief History of... - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Texts Vol.2

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts through time / history... After carefully reading each story / text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Information and Technology - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

Information and Technology - Reading Comprehension Worksheets / Informational Texts

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different discoveries, milestones and inventions when it comes to information and technology. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
A Brief History of the Internet -  Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

A Brief History of the Internet - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Informational Text

This Reading Comprehension worksheet is suitable for upper intermediate to proficient ESL learners. The text gives an account of how the Internet developed in the late 20th century and how it rose to prominence during the early 21st century After carefully reading the text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises and engage in an in class discussion. The vocabulary used in the text is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes. The handout can be completed in class or assigned for homework.
MariaPht
Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

Informational Texts - Reading Comprehension Worksheets - Bundle

This bundle includes different Reading Comprehension Worksheets suitable for higher intermediate advanced ESL learners. The texts explore different concepts, influential people and historical events. After carefully reading each informational text, students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: questions, True or False, gap filling exercises, crosswords, word search exercises, matching exercises and engage in in-depth classroom discussions on topics relevant to each text. The vocabulary used in the texts is rather advanced and can also be used for IGSCE, TOEFL or IELTS vocabulary building purposes.
MariaPht
Popular Websites Wordsearch ICT Computing Internet Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Popular Websites Wordsearch ICT Computing Internet Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Popular UK Websites'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Free resource to support World Toilet Day

Free resource to support World Toilet Day

The Global Learning Programme (GLP) has provided this free World Toilet Day 2017 resource to help teach pupils about the global issues surrounding sanitation. Aimed at Key Stages 2, 3 and above, this free resource supports the teaching of literacy, science, geography, history, citizenship and PSHE. It comprises a quiz and 12 activity ideas for World Toilet Day, including: assembly ideas; Oxfam Water Week activities investigating water vulnerability; activities to construct facilities such as water filters, water pumps, or hand washers; and many more.
GlobalLearningProgramme
Star Wars Coordinate Graphs

Star Wars Coordinate Graphs

Get ready for The Last Jedi and head to another galaxy with these FIVE unique, individual Star Wars themed Coordinate Graphs, including: C3P0 • R2D2 • BB-8 • Stormtrooper • Darth Vader Students review their x and y axis coordinate skills by plotting and drawing out each Star Wars themed picture. Blank graphs to copy on A3 paper included.
jmare
Current Affairs Form Time Activity - Christmas Adverts

Current Affairs Form Time Activity - Christmas Adverts

An engaging current affairs activity with videos, questions and a debate. New topical activity uploaded weekly! Please email me at josephcauldwell@mosslands.wirral.sch.uk if you would like the weekly PPT sent directly to your inbox. Please leave a review if you find this useful!
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