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    • 6th Grade
      Famous Women Research Project
      Fran Feeley
      Project Elite Culminating Activity
      June 10, 2010
      Voicethread
    • Standards
      Illinois Learning Standards
      Middle/Junior High School
      STATE GOAL 5: Use the language arts to acquire, assess and communicate information.
    • Standards
      AASL 21st Century Standards
      Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge.
      1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.
      Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge.
      2.1.6 Use the writing process, media and visual literacy, and technology skills to create products that express new understandings.
    • Standards
      Share knowledge and participate productively as members of our democratic society.
      3.4.1 Assess the processes by which learning was achieved in order to revise strategies and learn more effectively in the future.
      Pursue personal and aesthetic growth.
      4.3.4 Practice safe and ethical behaviors in personal electronic communication and interaction.
    • Collaboration
      6th grade language arts teacher
      Language arts emphasis on research process and writing process
      Content
      Title Page
      Early Life
      Accomplishments/Impact
      Interesting Facts
      Summary
      Bibliography
    • Activities
      Week 1: Project resources. Availability of prepared citations in many sources.
      Week 2: Modeling of Voicethread. School librarian provides a brief overview and demonstration of the basic functions
      Browse
      Create [importing images, making comments]
      My Voice [including sharing]
    • Activities
      Week 3: In-depth demonstration of Voicethread functions
      conversion of Power Point slides into JPEG’s
      importing of slides and/or other images into Voicethread
      importing slides from public domain sources inside Voicethread
      written and audio comments
      Setting publishing options and playback options
      sharing work products
    • Activities
      Week 4: School librarian reviews APA-style citations and the use of Son of Citation Machine to generate citations. http://citationmachine.net/
      Week 5: School librarian reviews Big6 skills. Students offer examples of Big6 reflections on this project that utilize Big6 terminology correctly.
    • Collaboration
      Oral Presentation?
      What oral presentation ?
      Getting back on track…
    • Assessment
      Two assessment rubrics: Teacher and Librarian
      Elements assessed:
      CONTENT
      MECHANICS - capitalization, punctuation, spelling
      LENGTH – 6 paragraphs; 3-6 minutes
      ETHICAL USE OF INFORMATION – bibliography
      INFORMATION LITERACY – Big6 reflections
    • The Students: Eric & Hannah
      25 6th grade students per class in a dual language program
      Students require much guidance and support for report writing in both langauges
      Hannah: Spanish Langauge Leaner
      Erick: English Language Learner
    • The Work!
      Erick’s http://voicethread.com/share/1147464/
      Hannah’s http://voicethread.com/#q.b1198172.i6465074
    • What worked and what did not
      Collaboration with teacher
      Use of library and computer class time
      Use of library computer lab for recording
      Misunderstanding regarding number of information products
    • Thank you!
      Whew!
      Was that under five minutes??