Created by Seema Sumod
<ul><li>Grade level: 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Subject area: Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Topic addressed: La familia (Family) </li...
<ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to reinforce their knowledge of the family vocabulary and rela...
<ul><li>Task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and Writing : Students will be asked to read about the Spanish royal family and...
<ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Day 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All the instructions and resources will be a...
<ul><li>Procedures continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Websites listed: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Official ...
<ul><li>Procedures continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative Assignment : Studen...
<ul><li>Procedures continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Speaking Assignment : After uploa...
<ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools used:  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces  http://www.wikispa...
<ul><li>Resources continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Websites: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Official Website of the Sp...
<ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubric for assessment:  Click here to download. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indica...
<ul><li>Evaluation continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to use Adobe Photoshop Elements or Microsoft Pai...
<ul><li>Standard 1: Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to use a language other than English ...
<ul><li>Basic operations and concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and o...
<ul><li>Technology communications tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and...
<ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Garageband or Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul>...
<ul><li>Wiki page:  The teacher must create the wiki page in wikispaces.com where all the assignments and directions will ...
<ul><li>Computer lab:  Ensure the availability of the computer lab and the correct number of headphones. </li></ul><ul><li...
<ul><li>Day 1:  Students will complete assignment 1 and 2, which consists of the reading, writing and listening activity. ...
<ul><li>Reading activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Writing activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Crea...
<ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will use their previous knowledge of the family vocabulary to reproduce w...
<ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to listen to the audio clip of the description of the family ...
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La familia: A technology-infused lesson plan

  1. 1. Created by Seema Sumod
  2. 2. <ul><li>Grade level: 8 </li></ul><ul><li>Subject area: Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Topic addressed: La familia (Family) </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools used: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VoiceThread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Other Software used: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop Elements or Microsoft Paint </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Garageband or Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hardware used: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Headphones </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to reinforce their knowledge of the family vocabulary and related vocabulary in Spanish. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to talk in Spanish about family and describe the relationships between family members. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to apply their knowledge about the unit by writing about family relationships in Spanish. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to learn about Spanish culture by learning about the Spanish royal family. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to utilize technological tools like Web2.0 tools and other applications to execute and create the task assigned. </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and Writing : Students will be asked to read about the Spanish royal family and then type a description in Spanish. They will have to mention names and relationships. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Listening : Students will listen to a description of a family and based on this description, they will draw a family tree. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration : Working in pairs, students will create a fictional family and create a family tree on Adobe Photoshop using ClipArt images or other “royalty free images”. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Speaking : Students will upload the images to VoiceThread and then orally describe the family album by recording their voices. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Procedures </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Day 1 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>All the instructions and resources will be accessed through a wiki page on wikispaces. The wiki will have different pages for different assignments. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reading and Writing Assignment : Students will be asked to go to the Assignment 1 page. In this page, students will read about the Spanish royal family and then summarize the information by writing a short description in Spanish describing the Royal family. They will have to mention names and relationships. The URL of the websites will be available on the wiki page. The description will be typed in Microsoft Word. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>continued… </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Procedures continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Websites listed: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Official Website of the Spanish Royal Family: http://www.casareal.es/familia/index-iden-idweb.html </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish Royal Family: http://personales.ya.com/fororeal/infresp.htm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Listening Assignment : Students will be asked to go the Assignment 2 page. In this page, students will listen to a recording made by the teacher describing a family. The description will include names and relationships of the family members. The students will create a family tree on paper based on the description of the family. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>continued… </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Procedures continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative Assignment : Students will create a fictional family tree using Adobe Photoshop Elements or Microsoft Paint. They will use ClipArt resources available on the following del.icio.us page: http://del.icio.us/ssumodspanish/CLIPART that will be available in the Assignement 3 page of the wiki along with the directions. Students will have to mention the names of each family member. They will also save individual images of each member in order to use it in a family album. They will save the images in a folder and then upload it to VoiceThread ( http://voicethread.com ) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>continued… </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Procedures continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Day 2 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Speaking Assignment : After uploading the images, the students will comment on each image. The first image will be the family tree, in which the students will describe the relationship between the family members. The images that follow will be individual images of each family member and a short description consisting of their name, age, likes and dislikes. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finally the students will showcase their presentations by embedding the VoiceThread presentations in the Presentations page of the wiki. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The wiki will have tutorials about VoiceThread in order to assist the students. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 tools used: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces http://www.wikispaces.com/site/for/teachers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VoiceThread http://voicethread.com </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us http://del.icio.us/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other Software used: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop Elements or Paint </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Garageband or Audacity </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hardware used: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Headphones </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other materials: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Construction paper </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>continued… </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Resources continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Websites: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Official Website of the Spanish Royal Family http://www.casareal.es/familia/index-iden-idweb.html </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Spanish Royal Family: http://personales.ya.com/fororeal/infresp.htm </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rubric for assessment: Click here to download. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indication of effective use of technology: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to use the technological tools. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to navigate through the wiki created for the assignment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to navigate the listed websites and acquire the information. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to use Microsoft Word to type in Spanish and have the ability to insert the Spanish accents. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to access the clipart resources from del.icio.us. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>continued… </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Evaluation continued… </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students are able to use Adobe Photoshop Elements or Microsoft Paint to create a family tree and save images for the family album. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to use VoiceThread to upload images and comment on each image. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Indication of different levels of learning: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The different activities cater to different learning styles and adhere to the theories of multiple intelligences and differentiated instruction. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>The activities are aimed at enhancing the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills of the students. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Standard 1: Communication Skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to use a language other than English for communication. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students will communicate using Spanish in both written and oral forms. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Standard 2: Cultural Understanding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will develop cross-cultural skills and understandings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students will learn about Spanish culture by reading about the Spanish royal family. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Basic operations and concepts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology productivity tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>continued… </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Technology communications tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Technology research tools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students use technology tools to process data and report results. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Garageband or Audacity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikispaces </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Word </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VoiceThread </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adobe Photoshop Elements or Microsoft Paint </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Wiki page: The teacher must create the wiki page in wikispaces.com where all the assignments and directions will be mentioned. The wiki will have the following pages: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction: Explanation of the lesson. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment 1: Directions for the reading and writing assignment. Links to the websites about the Spanish Royal Family. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment 2: Directions for the listening assignment. The mp3 file will be inserted in this page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment 3: Directions for the collaborative and speaking assignment. A link for the del.icio.us page to get the images and a link to go to VoiceThread will be posted. Tutorials for VoiceThread will also be embedded in this page. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentations: Students will embed all their VoiceThread presentations in this page. </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. <ul><li>Computer lab: Ensure the availability of the computer lab and the correct number of headphones. </li></ul><ul><li>Websites: The teacher must find websites with information about the Spanish Royal Family and insert the links in the wiki. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening activity: The teacher must create an mp3 file of the listening activity and upload it to the wiki. Garageband or Audacity can be used to create the mp3 file. </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us: Create a resource page in del.icio.us for clipart images. </li></ul><ul><li>VoiceThread: Explore VoiceThread and embed the necessary tutorials in the wiki. Introduce the students to VoiceThread prior to this lesson. </li></ul>
  19. 19. <ul><li>Day 1: Students will complete assignment 1 and 2, which consists of the reading, writing and listening activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2: Students will complete assignment 3, which consists of the collaborative and speaking activity. </li></ul>
  20. 20. <ul><li>Reading activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Writing activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Listening activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating artwork. </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative work. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating artwork using technology. </li></ul><ul><li>Speaking activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Creating multimedia presentations. </li></ul>
  21. 21. <ul><li>Knowledge </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will use their previous knowledge of the family vocabulary to reproduce written and oral presentations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to listen to a recording and take notes in Spanish. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Comprehension </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to illustrate their knowledge of Spanish by describing the Spanish royal family in written form and their fictional family in oral form. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Application </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to apply their knowledge in Spanish to the VoiceThread presentations and the listening and written activity. </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to listen to the audio clip of the description of the family and dissect the information to create the family tree. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will be able to read about the Spanish royal family and examine the information. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Synthesis </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will compile the information provided in both the reading and listening activity and create products that reflect their knowledge of the language. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Students will combine the product that they create collaboratively and their recordings and develop a VoiceThread presentation. </li></ul></ul>

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