Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

117 reviewed resources for Information, Media, & Technology

Lesson Planet

Media? and ?Me

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Are you influenced by the media? Explore the effects of media and advertising. For this media literacy lesson, middle schoolers respond to survey questions about advertising and then watch a video about the topic, taking notes on...
Lesson Planet

Library Media Skills: Research and Plagiarism

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Orienting learners to the resources at your school library enables access to information and encourages discernment about the validity of sources. Includes link to a PowerPoint slide show that explores plagiarism and clarifies when, how,...
Lesson Planet

My Community: Up Close & Personal

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Help your young citizens explore their community in this thorough lesson. They research attributes of their neighborhood and collaborate to design a slide show that features the community. Individually, they design, create, and present a...
Lesson Planet

Student News And Weather Channel

For Teachers 5th
Fabulous! Your 5th graders should love this project. As an ongoing lesson throughout the year students use temperature probes to record outside temperature and then document their data using spreadsheets. They use their weather data and...
Lesson Planet

Media Coverage

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Learners research news coverage to examine how a local issue does not receive fair attention in the news. In this new coverage lesson, students discuss where they get their information and why some issues are ignored. Learners research a...
Lesson Planet

Introduction to the Library Media Center

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders become familiar with their local library. After creating a web showing what they know about a library, the teacher gives a class presentation to further explore the library. Students create a Venn diagram comparing the...
Lesson Planet

Information Technology: Photoshop Scale

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice...
Lesson Planet

Library Media Center Research Learning Unit for 6th, 7th, & 8th Grades

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners focus on the process of and skills necessary for researching a topic. They study the topic of immigration while practicing note taking skills, organizing information and writing conventions.
Lesson Planet

Idea-Noun Definition: Source Searching

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A great idea for showing language arts pupils the universality of themes, even in the real world! Have class members choose an idea-noun (peace, justice, war, love, etc.) at the beginning of the year or semester. They complete weekly...
Lesson Planet

Sonar & Echolocation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A well-designed, comprehensive, and attractive slide show supports direct instruction on how sonar and echolocation work. Contained within the slides are links to interactive websites and instructions for using apps on a mobile device to...
Lesson Planet

Media Literacy

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars watch a video a pre-taped TV commercials. They define propaganda and re-watch the video. Students choose a poster from Posters American Style and journal about their observations. Young scholars use the computer lab to...
Lesson Planet

Compare & Contrast European Countries to North Carolina

For Teachers 6th
Using a compare and contrast activity involving European countries and North Carolina, pupils use an Excel sheet and PowerPoint to share their findings. This lesson has the resources and a step-by-step explanation that can lead them...
Lesson Planet

The Amazing Race -- Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct research and gather information regarding various cities in Africa. They discover what it would take to travel to and through Africa and plan a trip through various regions of the continent. They present their itinerary,...
Lesson Planet

Presidential Periods: Times to Remember

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Pupils research three specific and relevant events that occurred during a particular presidential period. They research that period, create a multi-media slideshow, and present it to the class.
Lesson Planet

Internet Project - Project Groundhog

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students share weather and community information with other students across the continents. In groups, students collect details, pictures, and drawings about their community, its weather patterns, and school. They predict if groundhog...
Lesson Planet

Holidays & Festivals Around The World-Kwanzaa

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students use technology to conduct research. They use technology to convey principles and information. They demonstrate proficiency in the use of computer based technology.
Lesson Planet

Weather

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders hear the book "Tornadoes" by Peter Murray, they use a hot list to research information on tornadoes. Then they create a group PowerPoint on the information they have gained on their research. They share these PowerPoint...
Lesson Planet

Technology Lesson Plan

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students integrate the use of technology into a grammatical writing lesson. They practice the six traits of writing while composing parts to various stories. They apply technology-enhanced instructional strategies to support the diverse...
Lesson Planet

Autobiographical Timeline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create an autobiographical timeline based on the time period of their lives, beginning with their birth to the current date. After reviewing timelines, students research information in the school media center and on websites.
Lesson Planet

Identifying Modals In Context

For Students 5th - 10th
Bring your class to the computer lab to read a short passage and practice identifying modals in context. First, they read the short passage about the changing music industry (although the information is dated), and then they answer a set...
Lesson Planet

Using Facebook with Literature

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students use online social networking to learn about characters in literature. In this literature and technology lesson, students visit Facebook website and set up character profiles for a piece of literature they've read.
Lesson Planet

Building Biographies: A Research Unit

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils explore the fundamental principles involved in completing a research project. Several handheld technical pieces of equipment are utilized to complete this lesson.
Lesson Planet

Learning From Picture Books and Technology

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders complete a demonstration on how to set up, use, and close down a camera. In this technology lesson plan, 5th graders complete the correct sequence and answer questions about camera usage.
Lesson Planet

Category Fun

For Teachers K
Students use technology to categorize. In this visual discrimination lesson, students sort pictures of animals, people, toys, and clothing. Students use HyperStudio to complete some of the sorting activities.