Teacher Self Image Presentation Steve Gibbs


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One of five essential elements in a technology-infused lesson plan design. This is part of a graduate program for teachers.

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Teacher Self Image Presentation Steve Gibbs

  1. 1. Self-Image and the Media In what ways does the media affect a person’s self-image?
  2. 2. Media Investigation - Overview <ul><li>In this project you and your partner will do the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>read an assigned article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>clarify vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>write a thesis statement stating the author’s position </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>take notes on the important points in the article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>take notes on evidence presented in the article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>write a summary of the article </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>create a PowerPoint presentation of information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>present your findings to the class </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Step 1: Read the article <ul><li>To have a good understanding of the information presented in your article, you should read it over at least once on your own and again with your partner. </li></ul><ul><li>As you read, highlight or underline unfamiliar words. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss the article with your partner to clarify meaning. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Step 2: Clarify Vocabulary <ul><li>Select a minimum of five words that need clarification. </li></ul><ul><li>On your hand-out, write the words and a definition for each one. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Step 3: Write a thesis statement <ul><li>On your hand-out write a single sentence that clearly states the author’s position in the article. </li></ul><ul><li>This statement may change as you begin to take notes and become more familiar with the article. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Step 4: Take notes on important points given in the article <ul><li>Review the article and divide it into meaningful chunks or sections. </li></ul><ul><li>Divide the next section of your binder paper into two columns. </li></ul><ul><li>In the left column of your hand-out, use your own words to take notes about important points the author is making. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Step 5: Take notes on important evidence given in the article <ul><li>In the right column, write down important evidence -statistics, facts, anecdotes, examples, expert opinions, or interview quotations-- that are presented to support the author’s position. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to use quotation marks if you use the author’s exact words to present this information. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Step 6: Write a summary <ul><li>On a separate piece of binder paper, use your notes to write a summary of your article. </li></ul><ul><li>Your summary must include the title, author’s name, and thesis statement. </li></ul><ul><li>Present the important points and evidence given in the article. </li></ul><ul><li>End with a personal response or reaction to the article. </li></ul><ul><li>The summary should be approximately 1/3 of the length of the original article. </li></ul><ul><li>Use standard writing guidelines - blue or black ink, skip lines, only write on one side of the paper, leave 1” margins on both sides. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Step 7: Create a PowerPoint presentation <ul><li>In the computer lab, you will use your information to create a PowerPoint presentation so that you can share what you’ve learned with the class. </li></ul><ul><li>I will be giving you information on how to create an effect slide show. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Step 8: Present to the class <ul><li>Once your slideshow is created, you and your partner will need to rehearse your presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Using notes, you will present your findings to the class. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Grading <ul><li>You will be graded on the following components of your project: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual: Word definitions, thesis statement, notes, and summary, class presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Group: PowerPoint slideshow </li></ul></ul>
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