All resources in Richmond County Schools

Advertising All Around Us

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Students become more aware of the language and techniques used in print advertising, as well as the impact of advertising on their daily lives. The unit will focus on three key media literacy concepts: construction of reality, representation, and audience. Students will learn to analyze the format and structure of advertisements, differentiate between information and selling, and learn about target audiences.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Marie Buisson

Small Business Ownership & Management Model

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This course is designed to teach individuals to perform marketing and management functions and tasks associated with owning and operating a small business. Students will develop a business plan, learn appropriate customer service and human relation skills and demonstrate positive work habits.

Material Type: Full Course, Lesson Plan

Knight Tank

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Students in Business Management class have been learning how to sell not only their products but themselves and their ideas. In this lesson, developed off the ABC Show "Shark Tank," students will work with a partner to develop a fictional product/company, create information about the product and company, develop a business and marketing plan, and present the product/company to a group of potential investors (Sharks). The students will present their information to the Sharks (faculty members) and be prepared to answer any questions the Sharks may have.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Amy Stills

Adobe Digital Design 2.00 Vocabulary Crossword

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This Vocabulary Crossword will help student practice the vocabulary terms for Adobe Digital Design 2.00 Vocabulary Crossword. Download the html file and incorporate it in your lesson. The list of words and descriptions are Child Page : A page that is conceptually subordinate or below another Cloud Storage : Technology that allows a working document or project to be stored electronically and accessed by different parties Collaboration : The action of working with someone to produce or create something Compatibility : Refers to the ability of a web application or HTML code to work effectively with all browser platforms Content : "All of the information text, images, and other multimedia that are contained within the pages of a website " Debug : The methodical process of finding and reducing the number of errors in a computer program making it behave as expected Flowchart : "A graphic organizer that creates a visual representation of the components, sequences, and inter-relationships of a proposed project" Hexadecimal : "HTML colors are defined using a hexadecimal notation for the combination of red, green, and blue color values (RGB), HEX values are specified as 3 pairs of two-digit numbers, starting with a # sign" Mobile Friendly : Considering mobile devices with smaller screen sizes when designing the site Navigation : "The system that a visitor can use to move around a website (global navigation, breadcrumb trails, related links, pagination (previous/next page), footer navigation, etc.) and the visual manifestation of such systems (hyperlinked text, tabs, buttons, etc.)" Page Layout : A way of organizing information on a web page; ensures the information on a page can be easily located Parent Page : The page that contains the link to the selected object Pathname : A statement of the location of a file or other item in a hierarchy of directories Proofreading : The careful reading of a publication to detect and correct production errors of text or art Redesign : "Uses the provided feedback to make changes to the original project with the ultimate goal of meeting the client’s needs, could occur several times throughout the time span of a particular project" Research : "View a collection of similar projects for ideas and inspiration, research possible copyright or trademark issues associated with the nature of the project, find assets (pictures, audio, video, etc.) needed to create the project" Root Folder : The folder that holds all of the files that make up your actual website Source Code : Program or web page instructions in their original form Text Editor : Simple text editing program used to write or edit web design code; does not show a visual component Usability : "Good web usability involves effectiveness, efficiency and satisfaction of the website being used" Visual Editor : Design software that manipulates components of the web page without the user writing or editing code Web-safe Colors : "Consist of 216 colors that display solid, non-dithered, and consistent on any computer monitor, or web browser, capable of displaying at least 8-bit color (256 colors)" Website Hosting : The activity or business of providing storage space and access for websites Wireframe : A visual guide to how a web page content will be organized; assists in the arrangement and scaling of design components WYSIWYG : What You See Is What You Get

Material Type: Vocabulary

Author: Amit Kaul

Bus: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

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In this resource students will learn how compound interest can be their friend if they start early. They will see how it is not out of the realm of possibility to become a millionaire by retirement age or sooner if they start young and put away money on their own. Students will play around with a scenario for their own personal situation.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Utah Education Network

African American Soldiers in World War I

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This collection uses primary sources to explore the experiences of African American Soldiers in World War I. Digital Public Library of America Primary Source Sets are designed to help students develop their critical thinking skills and draw diverse material from libraries, archives, and museums across the United States. Each set includes an overview, ten to fifteen primary sources, links to related resources, and a teaching guide. These sets were created and reviewed by the teachers on the DPLA's Education Advisory Committee.

Material Type: Primary Source

Author: Jamie Lathan

The Age of Enlightenment

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Students will explore the Age of Enlightenment through a Power Point presentation and class discussion. Students will then further explore this period of history and its prominent figures by designing a dinner party for 12 Enlightenment thinkers. This project will encourage students to learn more about the period and the philosophers associated with it, as well as synthesize what they have learned while utilizing higher order thinking, group work skills, and creativity.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: NC Civic Education Consortium

1-D Kinematics: Describing Motion with Velocity vs. Time Graphs

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In this unit of study, students will learn how to describe motion with velocity versus time graphs. Lessons in this unit include: Meaning of Shape for a v-t Graph; Meaning of Slope for a v-t Graph; Relating the Shape to the Motion; Determining Slope on a v-t Graph; and Determining Area on a v-t Graph. This unit includes videos, animations, and mini quizzes to check for understanding and facilitate learning.

Material Type: Unit of Study

Author: The Physics Classroom