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Wiki Comment: The News and You

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Kids explore the world of news media by creating a wiki page. They will create a wiki page on the Internet in order to comment on and question the stories that take place in the world. They will practice creative writing by summarizing...
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Oregon Trail Wiki

For Teachers 4th
Here is a fantastic lesson on the Oregon Trail! Learners use the wiki to create a fictitious character that travels on the Oregon Trail. After some mini-lessons on the lives of travelers on the Oregon Trail, they put themselves in their...
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Springfield Wiki Lesson: Short Story

For Teachers 6th
After reading a short story 6th graders use story elements to compose a Wiki infomercial. They need to post information about characters, setting, author, and images from the book. They then record an audio track to their infomercial. I...
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Springfield Wiki Lesson: Voice Recordings

For Teachers 6th
Listening to fluent reading and understanding what it means to be a fluent reader may help students achieve better overall reading comprehensive. This lesson uses a Wiki site to record students as they read out loud. They then listen to...
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Creating a Psychology News Wiki

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
If you're searching for a way to keep your class informed of current psychology news, this ongoing assignment is both educational and engaging. Class members locate and read a psychology article of interest, write a psychological...
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Springfield Wiki Project: Literature Circles - About the Author

For Teachers 6th
Learners complete an author study and create a wiki to share their work. First, they conduct research on a particular author, then write a summary, and finally, create a wiki to share their information.  
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Springfield Wiki Lesson - Literature Circles

For Teachers 6th
Using a variety of novels about survival, such as Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George, pupils create author's studies using wikis. First, learners are placed in groups to study a particular novel. Then, they create a page...
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Taming the Wild Wiki

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look at the credibility of online sources such as Wikipedia. Discussion points and handouts are included to facilitate a meaningful and informative dialogue. Tips are given on how to determine if a Wikipedia article is reliable...
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Wikis in Education

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students assess the wiki compared to other websites.  In this wili lesson, students determine when a wiki would be the best type of webstite for students. Students contribute to Wikipedia. Students integrate wikipedia into the curriculum.
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Wiki-Leaks: Revelations & Controversy

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the Wiki-Leaks controversy. In this national security lesson, students read articles about the Wiki-Leaks activities of 2010 and the founder of Wiki-Leaks, Julian Assange. Students respond to discussion questions and...
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How to Web 2.0 Accessorize Your Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Become a digital citizen. Follow the scripted directions of this resource to create a technologically integrated webpage for your classroom. Class members learn how to create a class blog, an Internet start page, a classroom wiki, and...
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Wiki Sites

For Teachers 2nd - Higher Ed
Students create a wiki site for  their class to post assignments, blogs, and more. For this wiki site lesson plan, students can view their assignments and grades on the site.
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Using Blogs and Wikis in Sixth Grade

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore communication by participating in blogging activities. In this Internet posting instructional activity, 6th graders define the differences between Wikis and Blogs while writing effective posts in class. Students...
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Wiki-Choose your Own Adventure (Terry the Tennis Ball)

For Teachers 3rd
Looking for a good lesson on story writing? This lesson is for you! After hearing how a "Choose Your Own Adventure" story is organized, writers are given a prompt embedded in the lesson. They work with a partner in order to create an...
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Visit My Class Wikis

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students visit the links on the blog site to learn about class wikis. In this technology integration lesson, students visit the links to view class wikis.
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Intro to Wikis

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore different aspects of online safety, they post current information to a collaborative wiki page. They search for additional facts and hyperlinks to their sources. Students draft a storyboard and/or script for a...
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Understanding Wikis and Ethics/Responsibility of Internet Postings

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate the importance of ethics and personal responsibility when posting information on the Internet. They explore wiki's. Students visit a wiki web site. They explain the purpose of this website and its goal.
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Sharkland Wiki

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers, while researching the waters around southern Africa and viewing a video of the episode "Sharkland" from Thirteen's series NATURE, critique reliability of online resources and analyze the various components of a wiki. They...
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Using Wikis in the Classroom

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students write a review of a music video. They discuss the review online about the music video. Students create a fan's webpage featuring artist news and biographical information. They discuss what types of music they like listening to,...
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Wikipedia: Beneath the Surface

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is Wikipedia? How does information get into the website in the first place? This is a unique video on a tool that has become so familiar to your students. It explains what a wiki is, and specifically how Wikipedia works. Use this...
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Collective Intelligence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Often, class members don't want to work in groups; however, there are definite positives that come from working with others. Take a look at the pros and cons of putting minds together. Pupils discuss synergy, examine a website created...
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Merging New Technology with Old Stories

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is your city's history a mystery to your class? Ever wonder if your county contains a bounty of folklore? Young computer scientists incorporate technology with time-honored tales during a project with both individual and group...
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What I Didn't Know...

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students practice creating wikis. For this wiki lesson, students create a wiki about any math topic that they know nothing about. Students learn about their topic and create a wiki that explains the math topic in detail.
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Character Building

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders post on the wiki website about a different character trait they research each month. In this character lesson plan, 7th graders watch short movie clips on different character traits.

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