The more one does and sees and feels,
                   the more one is able to do, and the more
                     gen...
The Project                  Marie
                             Curie



Participants: 5th Graders
Objective: Students wil...
Learning Standards
        AASL Standards                                                      Anne Frank

1.1.1 Follow an...
Research Activities
Students will choose a famous woman in history they are
interested in researching.
                   ...
Outline
Full Name
Date and Place of Birth
Significant life events
Education and/or Jobs
Obstacles/Challenges/Struggles
Acc...
Assessment for Written Report
                                   Meets the standard (3)
                     Needs Improve...
VoiceThread Activities
Research and save “creative commons” images on chosen notable
woman in history.

Upload images in V...
Assessment for VoiceThreads
                        Meets the standard (3)
          Needs Improvement (2) Does not meet t...
What worked....
      Cooperative classroom teacher.
      Research & report completed before
      voicethreads recorded ...
Final VoiceThreads
Florence Nightingale by Kaitlin D.
   http://voicethread.com/share/1019990/
Victoria Woodhull by Anthony K.
   http://voicethread.com/share/1020028/
Abigail Adams by Edmond M.
  http://voicethread.com/share/1020022/
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  • Women in history

    1. 1. The more one does and sees and feels, the more one is able to do, and the more genuine may be one's appreciation of fundamental things like home, and love, and understanding companionship. Amelia Earhart Women in History Research & VoiceThreads Presented by Mary Beth Corbin CPS - Project ELITE
    2. 2. The Project Marie Curie Participants: 5th Graders Objective: Students will research a famous woman in history and will complete a written report as well as a VoiceThread. A VoiceThread is an application where students will narrate to a series of images about their notable woman in history.
    3. 3. Learning Standards AASL Standards Anne Frank 1.1.1 Follow an inquiry-based process in seeking knowledge in curricular subjects, and make the real-world connection for using this process. 1.1.4 Find, evaluate and select appropriate sources to answer questions. 1.1.5 Evaluate information found in selected sources on the basis of accuracy, validity, appropriateness for needs, importance, and social and cultural context. 1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry. 2.1.6 Use the writing process, media and technology skills to create new products that express new understandings. 3.1.4 Use technology and other information tools to organize and display knowledge and understanding in ways that others can view, use and assess. 4.1.8 Use creative and artistic formats to express personal learning. Illinois Learning Standards 16.A.2b Compare different stories about a historical figure or event and analyze differences in the portrayals and perspectives they present. 16.A.2c Ask questions and seek answers by collecting and analyzing data from historic documents, images and other literary and non-literary sources. 3.C.2a Write for a variety of purposes and for specified audiences in a variety of forms including narrative and persuasive writings. 3.C.2b Produce and format compositions for specified audiences using available technology.
    4. 4. Research Activities Students will choose a famous woman in history they are interested in researching. Betsy Ross Present outline to students indicating what information they need to locate and address in their written report. Begin research in the library gathering both books and on-line information on their person. Complete a written report on their famous women in history addressing all key areas as indicated in the outline as well as a bibliography. Present written report to classroom teacher.
    5. 5. Outline Full Name Date and Place of Birth Significant life events Education and/or Jobs Obstacles/Challenges/Struggles Accomplishments
    6. 6. Assessment for Written Report Meets the standard (3) Needs Improvement (2) Does not meet the standard (1) Student gathered information from a variety of quality electronic and print sources. Student carefully analyzed the information collected and drew appropriate conclusions supported by evidence. Information is logically and creatively organized. Student documented all sources. Sources are properly cited. Mother Teresa
    7. 7. VoiceThread Activities Research and save “creative commons” images on chosen notable woman in history. Upload images in VoiceThread and place images in the order that they will be used. Review report/script and decide what will be used in VoiceThread. Conference with teacher/librarian showing images and script that will be used in VoiceThread. Record VoiceThread. Conference with teacher/librarian showing final VoiceThread. Present “Women In History” VoiceThread to class. Harriett Russell Strong
    8. 8. Assessment for VoiceThreads Meets the standard (3) Needs Improvement (2) Does not meet the standard (1) -! Images and pictures have been used effectively to enhance communication. -! Slides are in the appropriate order. -! The narration is clear, background noise is minimized as much as possible. -! Proper nouns and verbs are used. -! Voice projects well and has variation in tone, volume and speed. -! Strong, clear voice with good articulation and pronunciation. -! Speed of speaking allows the listener to understand easily
    9. 9. What worked.... Cooperative classroom teacher. Research & report completed before voicethreads recorded -- incentive. Classroom cart of laptops. Flexible schedule for teachers. 3 recording stations Students became experts on VoiceThreads and helped each other.
    10. 10. Final VoiceThreads Florence Nightingale by Kaitlin D. http://voicethread.com/share/1019990/
    11. 11. Victoria Woodhull by Anthony K. http://voicethread.com/share/1020028/
    12. 12. Abigail Adams by Edmond M. http://voicethread.com/share/1020022/

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