Author:
Melody Casey
Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Upper Primary
Grade:
4
Tags:
GEDB, Global Education
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
Language:
English

Education Standards

GEDB Australian Animal Research Project: Investigate the World (Lesson 3 of 4)

GEDB Australian Animal Research Project: Investigate the World (Lesson 3 of 4)

Overview

Students will create a presentation on the animal based on their research. This lesson was developed by Tina Deal as part of their completion of the North Carolina Global Educator Digital Badge program. This lesson plan has been vetted at the local and state level for standards alignment, Global Education focus, and content accuracy.

Lesson Plan

Description

Students will create a presentation on the animal based on their research.

 

Content

Learning Targets and Criteria for Success

I can share information from my research of an Australian animal.

I will create a presentation using Google slides using information from my research of an Australian animal.

I will include a heading on each slide, notes underneath in complete sentences with correct spelling and grammar.

 

Supplies/Resources

Computers, Research 

 

Learning Tasks and Practice

Teacher will model creating a Google slides presentation using information from the nonfiction text read in lesson 1 and the information

gathered on the boxes and bullets chart.

Teacher will model creating the Google slide and adding slides to presentation.

Teacher will model adding headings and pictures to slides.

Students will create a Google slides presentation using information from their research on their Australian animal following the method 

the teacher modeled above. 

Students will include one slide for each of the areas on their research outline from lesson 1. 

Students will cite specific details from text when explaining the text and making inferences in their presentation.

Students will include nonfiction text features on slides and will list these on a separate slide at the end of the presentation.

Teacher will model creating a bibliography slide showing where information originated.

Students will create a bibliography to cite their research sources. 

In this lesson students will create a Google Slide presentation by using information from their research on their Australian animal.

The presentation will include a heading on each slide in complete sentences with correct spelling and grammar.

Teacher will model using information from research to create a google slides.

Students will take the information from their research on their Australian animal and create a google slides presentation.  Students will include one slide for each of the areas on their research outline. 

Students will present the information and presentation to their peers and other adults.

 

Collecting and Documenting Evidence of Learning

A rubric (attached) will be used to grade presentations.

 

Extended Learning Opportunities 

Students may research an additional animal as an extension of learning. Students may want to create an additional visual such as a diorama depicting their animal in its natural habitat.