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Beginning Google Drive

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Lead your class through creating and sharing documents with Google Drive with a step-by-step activity. The document illustrates each step with screenshots and includes clear and effective instructions that prompt active engagement....
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Tell Us All: Tools for Integrating Math and Engineering

For Teachers 7th - 12th
What a scam! Middle and high schoolers pose as journalists exposing consumer fraud. In this instructional activity, they write an article for a magazine using data collected during previous investigations (prior lessons) to defend their...
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Carousel Writing

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Engage learners in a creative and collaborative writing project to demonstrate your class's knowledge of the 11genres of fiction. This ambitious lesson begins with a starter activity which reviews elements of each genre. Then, small...
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Water Cycle - A SiteMaker Presentation

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Have your young scientists explore a single element of the water cycle and write a report to explain findings. Your class can take their writing through all the steps of the writing process and publish it using a Web-based multimedia...
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Macbeth News Broadcast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an authentic assessment task for Shakespeare's Macbeth. Young literature scholars prepare, perform, and record a news broadcast about the major events in the play. For example, groups may choose to report on the death of Lady...
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Technological Grand Conversations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Conduct a written literary discussion and diminish stress about public writing. Class members, already arranged into literature circles, compose and post responses to novels, signing with initials or class number. The process continues...
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Final Project in Word Processing

For Teachers 7th
Middle schoolers get creative with the classic my-summer-vacation theme. They review the mechanics of writing, narrative expression, and then use the computer to generate an original piece describing a fiction or non-fiction story about...
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My Published Poems

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Emerging poets create two poems: a bio-poem and an acrostic poem. After completing their poems, each learner will type them up on the computer. Print these poems to create a class book! A specific writing plan is not included. 
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Dino-Myte Spreadsheet

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Do your learners like dinosaurs and theme parks? An ambitious instructional activity invites learners to put together a plan for supplying dinosaurs for a new theme park. Pupils work together in groups to come up with their plan, which...
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Fabulous Fairy Tales

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Introduce your class to the elements of a fairy tale with this lesson. Learners explore the characteristics of fairy tales through reading and writing. The writing assignment is done using StoryBook Weaver, on which the pupils compose...
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Planet PowerPoint

For Teachers 4th
Nothing is more intriguing than learning about outer space. Pupils will conduct Internet research taking notes using the 4-square method, then use their notes to write a report. They will go through the entire writing process from...
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E pals

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Explore word processing and email with your young learners. This plan can be used with many grade levels, just make small adjustments as necessary. Kids set up an email address and practice using spell check when drafting an email. Model...
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Making Words

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young writers identify and generate words using the strategies of phonics on the Making Words computer program. Words are typed instead of having to use tiles or paper. Extension activities such as playing the memory game, drawing...
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Fix It

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Word processing practice and vocabulary blend with proofreading in a multi-purpose lesson that makes excellent use of an hour in the computer lab. Learners edit the grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors in a given paragraph (not...
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All About Me

For Teachers 4th
Using a fish bone shaped organizer, writers brainstorm facts about their lives. They then compose an autobiography using proper mechanics and Microsoft Word. This type of writing assignment should be fairly straight forward and provides...
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Using a Computer to Write a Letter: Verbs

For Students 3rd - 6th
Review the procedure of using a word processor to write a letter. Writers read 20 sentences that are each missing one action verb. They use the words in the word bank to complete the sentences. 
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Apple Story Writing with a Buddy

For Teachers 1st Standards
A 3-day activity focused on preparing for and using technology, asks class members to first review, count, and write their numbers to 20 an apple-shaped paper. Pairs collaborate as they take their papers to the lab and use a computer...
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Formatting Fun

For Teachers K - 5th
Launch this instructional activity by saving the provided Formatting Fun template on your classroom or library computers. Young learners can then practice formatting basics for use in writing activities. Exercises include practice in...
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Acrostic Poetry to Teach Font Changes and Centering

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students engage in a discussion about how to write an acrostic poem. They demonstate the ability to use a word processor by typing an acrostic poem by following instructions. Word processing skills such as, centering text, changing font,...
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For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study how Russian government has changed and how the attitudes of people have changed as a result of these political changes, while learning how to write a persuasive paper, type paragraphs, and use WP utilities.
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Writing Stories

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Use word processing software to write a story with a given parameter. While working on the computer, students practice beginning techniques such as the space bar, shift key, and inserting material. After creating their draft, students...
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The Orphan Train

For Teachers 3rd
Identifying elements of literature and using supporting details from the text is a skill vital for reading comprehension and literary analysis. Students use the 5 W's: who, what, when, where, and why to identify literary elements in the...
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Restaurant Review

For Teachers 4th - 8th
In order to practice writing to inform, pupils pick a restaurant in their town and write a professionally-done review. They must include the following in their review: if the restaurant takes reservations, what kind of setting it is in,...
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Writing with Technology-Publish a Story or Report

For Teachers 5th
Using a graphic organizer and a word processing program, pupils head to the computer lab to write a story. While this is just a simple lesson providing a step-by-step explanation designed to teach learners how to use a word processing...