ERIC Number: ED421979
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Technology Connections for Grades 3-5. Research Projects and Activities.
This book provides guidance and instruction for nine in-depth projects that integrate information literacy skills and technology skills with the elementary curriculum while promoting small-group learning and interpersonal skills. These projects use the talents of both the teacher and the librarian and emphasize small group learning. The following are the projects/activities and curriculum areas for each: (1) "Rights and Responsibilities: Taking a Stand" (social studies, language arts, math); (2) "As the Flags Go Marching By: A Multicultural Project" (language arts, social studies, math, geography); (3) "Islands of the World: Where on Earth Am I?" (social studies, language arts, math); (4) "It's About Time" (language arts, social studies); (5) "From Your House to My House" (language arts, history, geography, art); (6) "Learning About Art: My Favorite Things" (language arts, art); (7) "Consumer Education: Will That Doll Really Fly?" (social studies, language arts, media literacy, consumer education, math); (8) "Weather Disasters: Why Did It Rain on My Parade?" (language arts, geography, social studies, science, math); and (9) "It's All in the Stars: How the Constellations Got Their Names" (science, language arts). Each chapter includes an overview of the topic, objectives, descriptions of needed materials and equipment, detailed procedures, reading and writing activities, practice exercises, a bibliography, and suggestions for additional activities. (DLS)
Descriptors: Art Activities, Class Activities, Consumer Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Geography Instruction, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, History Instruction, Information Literacy, Information Skills, Information Technology, Integrated Activities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Language Arts, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Librarian Teacher Cooperation, Media Literacy, Multimedia Instruction, Small Group Instruction, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Technology Integration
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Media Staff; Practitioners; Teachers
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