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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
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Life for Black Americans in the 1930s - Civil Rights movement.

Life for Black Americans in the 1930s - Civil Rights movement.

Life for black Americans in the 1930s. This resource includes 1x PowerPoint This lesson is about 60 minutes long and includes attached activities, challenging and thoughtful questions, embedded URL links where appropriate and tasks/information for students to use to learn what life was like for Black Americans during the 1930s in America The resource PowerPoints includes a starter activity a variety of tasks and then a suggested homework. Level: KS3/KS4 History Time 1Hours+ Learning Objectives To analyse the extent that Black Americans could access their civil rights in 1930s America.
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Klu Klux Klan & African American civil rights

Klu Klux Klan & African American civil rights

Why did people want to join the Klu Klux Klan?. This resource includes 1x PowerPoint and 1 x Handout This lesson is about 60 minutes long and includes attached activities, challenging and thoughtful questions, embedded URL links where appropriate and tasks/information for students to use to learn about the Klu Kluz Klan and their role in shaping the struggle for Civil Rights in America The resource PowerPoints includes a starter activity a variety of tasks and then a suggested homework. Level: KS3/KS4 History Time 1Hours+ Learning Objectives To be able to explain why some white Americans joined the Ku Klux Klan (level5/6) To analyse why the organisation started to grow in the 1950-60s (level 7/8)
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Significance and Montgomery Bus Boycott

Significance and Montgomery Bus Boycott

Significance and Montgomery Bus Boycott. This resource includes 1x PowerPoint This lesson is about 60 minutes long and includes attached activities, challenging and thoughtful questions, embedded URL links where appropriate and tasks/information for students to use to learn about How significant was the Montgomery Bus Boycott in helping black Americans to get Civil Rights? The resource PowerPoints includes a starter activity a variety of tasks and then a plenary. Level: KS3/KS4 History Time 1Hours+ Learning Objectives To explore criteria for making judgements about historical events (5/6) To begin to judge and explain the significance of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (7) To analyse a range of judgements on historical significance (8)
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Google Tour Builder - Explore the Architectural Landmarks of New Orleans

Google Tour Builder - Explore the Architectural Landmarks of New Orleans

Create your own tour of the architectural landmarks in New Orleans! Students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in New Orleans, Louisiana and the individuals who created them as they research and then create a tour using Google Tour Builder to showcase their information along with pictures, videos and maps. Included with the lesson are student expectations, grading rubric and a tutorial for Google Tour Builder (a free, Web 2.0 tool that does not require download). 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, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric • Google Tour Builder Getting Started Tutorial
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Google Tour Builder - Explore the Architectural Landmarks of Santa Fe

Google Tour Builder - Explore the Architectural Landmarks of Santa Fe

Create your own tour of the architectural landmarks in Santa Fe! Students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the individuals who created them as they research and then create a tour using Google Tour Builder to showcase their information along with pictures, videos and maps. Included with the lesson are student expectations, grading rubric and a tutorial for Google Tour Builder (a free, Web 2.0 tool that does not require download). 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, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric • Google Tour Builder Getting Started Tutorial
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Google Tour Builder - Explore the Architectural Landmarks of Detroit

Google Tour Builder - Explore the Architectural Landmarks of Detroit

Create your own tour of the architectural landmarks in Detroit! Students learn more about famous structures and landmarks in Detroit, Michigan and the individuals who created them as they research and then create a tour using Google Tour Builder to showcase their information along with pictures, videos and maps. Included with the lesson are student expectations, grading rubric and a tutorial for Google Tour Builder (a free, Web 2.0 tool that does not require download). 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, or for a technology class. This lesson was designed for middle school (grades 6-8) but could be used in upper elementary grades or high school as well. Files included: • Teacher & Student Resources • Student Instructions, Expectations and Grading Rubric • Google Tour Builder Getting Started Tutorial
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