T&T Green Team is on the scene!
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- 1 Introduction
- 2 Strand
- 3 Aims
- 4 Preknowledge
- 5 Assessment
- 6 Summary
This lesson plan which can function as a true opportunity for team teaching, was developed in response to a request by the Librarian 3, with responsibility for the implementation of the Library and Information Literacy Curriculum. The focus is on human- environmental interaction; and the application of general ideas learnt to real world problem solving.
Nature and value of information
Functions of libraries
- organise information before writing.
- will be excited about understand the functions of libraries in general and how these operate in the school setting
- use various information resources to acquire, process, and report information.
- locate, comprehend, interpret, evaluate, and apply information found.
- communicate using information, concepts, prose, symbols, reports, audio and video recordings, speeches, graphic displays, and computer-based programs.
- use creative thinking skills to generate new ideas, make the best decision, recognize and solve problems through reasoning and interpret symbolic data.
- display responsibility, sociability, self- management, integrity, and honesty.
- appropriately allocate time, materials, and other resources.}}
- Previous experience in electronic searching
- Previous training/ use of dictionaries
- Verbal- linguistic
- Logical- mathematical
At the end you will use Microsoft Publisher to create an informational illustrated pamphlet/ brochure and poster to present your research and convince your readers of the dangers the loss of the resource will cause and of the importance of following up your suggestions to improve the situation.
Strategies/ Questions to guide learning
- What is a library anyway?
- What is the purpose of a library?
- When did libraries first start? Why?
- Are libraries still important? Especially school libraries?
- Couldn't we just use the Internet?
- Are there different kinds of libraries?
Instructional focus/ content sequenced
- Print encyclopedias
- Print dictionaries
- Multi-media computers with internet access
- AV room/ Library
Description of activity / Instructional activities/ Methodology
Map and notes for each website are checked weekly for accuracy, Participation in the debate is mandatory and final graded is done according to rubric provided.
- Language Arts
- Integrated science
- Computer studies
- Social studies
- Visual arts
Follow up activities
THERE ARE SEVERAL PARTS TO YOUR ASSIGNMENT AND EACH WILL BE GRADED. FAILURE TO SUBMIT ANY PART WILL RESULT IN A FAILING GRADE.
Remind them that as soon as they have chosen a resource, they should immediately create a bibliographic card for it. Point out how much harder it is to go back and find this information at the end!
Week 3 and 4
Continue collecting your information – Once you have gathered the answers to your questions, start planning your presentation. Choose carefully which information you will use and what you will need to leave out. Your illustrations, but make sure that the ones you choose aren’t simply attractive but actually add something to the whole. In Publisher choose Publications for Print and then the brochure option to create your pamphlet. Remember to include your Bibliography on the back page. You create the poster from New from a Design (only available in Publisher 2003 and newer).