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  1. 1. By: Cayla Reynolds, Haylee Miller, and Joanne Arwood Technology in English and Language Arts Instruction
  2. 2. English Concepts <ul><li>1. Writing- Supports all stages of the writing process. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Literature- Engages students in reading by helping them visualize the people and places in books. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Language Arts Concepts <ul><li>1. Reading- Supports increase in students' fluency with phonics, comprehension, and vocabulary skills. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Listening- Supports the ability to encode and decode messages. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Speaking- Supports vocabulary acquisition. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Devices <ul><li>1. Threaded discussions to motivate student writing-Cayla </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Concept mapping software-Haylee </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Blogs and fan fiction websites-Joanne </li></ul>
  5. 5. Technology Uses <ul><li>1. Word processors allows the student to communicate through threading on this software. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Kidspiration the student to research ideas and also problem solve. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Blogs allow the students to communicate and collbrate. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Productivity Tools <ul><li>1. Spell Check </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Grammer Check </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Thesaurus </li></ul>
  7. 7. Multimedia Tools <ul><li>1. Educational Viedos </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Leapster </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Audio tapes and headphone </li></ul>
  8. 8. Adaptive/Assistive Devices for Students with Special Needs <ul><li>1. AlphaSmart </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Hooked on Phonics </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Talking word processors </li></ul>
  9. 9. Proper Use of Technology <ul><li>Have a Technology Use policy. Have children take a pre-test on computer saftey. Use blocks for not approved websites. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Copyright Laws <ul><li>When gathering information from a source that is not your own, make sure to site the source. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Webquests URL's   <ul><li>1. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Instructional Software <ul><li>1. Flash Card Software </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Sticky Bear Website </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Kidspiration </li></ul>
  13. 13. Teleresearch and Telecommunication <ul><li>1.  To practice information-seeking skills </li></ul><ul><li>      ** </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. To become informed about a topic and/or answer a question     ** </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3 . To review multiple perspectives on an issue </li></ul><ul><li>     ** </li></ul>
  14. 14. Rubrics <ul><li>1. RWR Reading Rubric: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  This rubric needed to give the student more information on how points would be earned. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  2.  Report Rubric: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  This is a simple rubric to follow. Set up very nice. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. Language Usage Rubric:   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>This rubric is kid friendly. Very easy for children to understand. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Lesson Plan <ul><li>1. Bee-Loved Words: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>synonyms5-htm </li></ul><ul><li>     Children will make bees to produce analogies with known antonyms and synonyms. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>2. Once Upon a Time: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>      Children will take pictures from a story to help understand what is happing in the story. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>3. 3-D Spelling: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>     Students will use a digital camera to make leeters with classmates bodies and spell out words. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Summary <ul><li>Source for Pictures </li></ul>Technology in English and Language Arts is seldom heard of, however there are multiple ways to integrate technology into lessons. This presentation has many examples to provide children of all ages, and children with special needs the ability to use technology to better understand English and Language Arts.
  17. 17. Assessment Measure <ul><li>1. True or False: The  Writing process engages students in reading by helping them visualize the people and places in books. </li></ul><ul><li>2. </li></ul><ul><li>Match each term with its definition: </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Reading                                Supports vocabulary acquisition. </li></ul><ul><li>  Listening  </li></ul><ul><li>                             Supports increase in students' fluency with phonics, comprehension, and vocabularyskills. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking                                 Supports the ability to encode and decode messages </li></ul>