5th Grade - Use Print Media
Use print and non-print materials along with prior knowledge to provide background for writing and/or presenting. 0501.7.2
Links verified on 9/11/2014
- The American Memory Collection - American Memory provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.
- American Rhetoric - Database of and index to 5000+ full text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events
- ArKive - Images of Life on Earth - audio-visual records of the world's animals, plants and fungi [still images and streaming video available]
- Audio Broadcasts and Podcasts: Oral Storytelling and Dramatization - Each listener creates mental images to accompany the words and sounds that are broadcast, allowing these broadcasts to create a one-to-one connection that no other medium can match. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Capturing A Moment In Time - explore imagery poetry through the use of a digital camera. Students think of a moment in time important to them, take a picture that represents it, and write a poem about it.
- Children Around the World - students will choose and research a country to find interesting information to present to the class [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Creating a Multimedia Presentation - Follow the steps to make your multimedia presentation
- Creating a Power Presentation - handout; many ideas with scaffolding along the way to help students complete a project.
- Digital Slide shows: PowerPoint for the Novice - prepare a presentation in one of the curriculum areas: reading/literature, mathematics, social studies, or science. Students will access the Internet, Virtual Library, and local libraries for their information.
- Graphics and Multimedia - a collection of resources at Internet4Classrooms
- Images: Focus on the details! - Learn how to unlock the meaning of images providing students with a broader understanding of events, objects and people
- Junglewalk - Animal videos, sounds and images.
- LearnOutLoud - "Free audio books, lectures, speeches, sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resources. Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online."
- Media Awareness: The Basics of Advertising - understanding the influence of marketing
- Media Awareness: Key Concepts in Advertising - continuing to explore the elements of marketing
- Media Awareness: Helping a Product Cross the Finish Line - In this final lesson of the Media Awareness unit, students will complete their advertisements, adding in details (such as color and symbols) and background/foreground space on the picture plane
- Moving Image Archive - Free movies; a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form.
- Multimedia Presentation Checklist - adaptable for middle school students; a customized checklist that you can print out [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- National Geographic Photography Database - ten different categories of many excellent photographs
- Nature Video Database - streaming video available from PBS
- Pics4Learning - a categorized list of photos found in the Pics4Learning photographic library collection.
- Picturing Parts of Speech - use digital cameras to take pictures which illustrate various parts of speech, then insert the pictures into a digital slide show presentation and write sentences about the pictures
- PowerPoint Presentation Guidelines - Slide one of this 37 slide show makes a very important point; "This media (PPT) is designed to enhance your presentation, not be the presentation." [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- PowerPoint Tutorials - index of step-by-step lessons available from Internet4Classrooms
- Producing a Video - nine page handout; many ideas with scaffolding along the way to help students complete a project.
- Scoring PowerPoints - Jamie McKenzie makes the point that "we can do better! We can teach our students how to combine presentation software with other forms of communication, writing and reporting to persuade, convince, inform and enlighten." All students should read this before they make their first PowerPoint presentation.
- Strategies of Thinking Visually: Being First, Doing Second - five strategies of thinking visually
- Ten Tips for PowerPoint Slide Shows - create and deliver visual aids that complement and reinforce your message.
- Twelve Tips for Creating a Better PowerPoint Slide Show - produced by the Communications & Information Technology department at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]
- Using Vivid Adjectives - explore vivid adjectives in a variety of activities including thesaurus use and story development software
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