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Online Projects, Collaboration Sites, and Publishing Opportunities

Lesson Idea Template


Name: Brittany Swann
Grade Level: 5th grade
Content Area: Social Studies
StandardsAddressed:SS5CG2 The student will explain the process by which amendments to the U.S.
Constitution are made.
1. Explain the amendment process outlined in the Constitution.
2. Describe the purpose for the amendment process.
Title of Online Project/Collaboration Site/Publishing Opportunity: TheProcessof

AmendingtheConstitution
URL of Online Project/Collaboration Site/Publishing Opportunity:
http://study.com/academy/lesson/the-process-of-amending-the-constitution.html
Describe how you would Online Project/Collaboration Site/Publishing Opportunity
in your classroom: I would use this site as an introduction to this standard.
It is a great engaging video, I would then post it to my class blog to have
as a resource for the students to use.
What technologies would be required to implement this proposed learning activity
in a classroom? -The internet along with a projector to view the actual
video.
Describe how the following features are addressed in this learning experience
(note: all of them may not be addressed in the project, but most should be if you
are reaching a high LoTi Level.):
a. Collaboration with peers, near-peers, mentors outside their classroom
and often beyond their school: Viewing this video can lead to
many discussions on this topic. It can be enrichment for
students to collaborate on as well as an assignment they can
create on topics discussed in class.
b. Student-centered learning and knowledge creation (collecting original
data and or producing original products as a result of engaging in the
project): N/A
c. Higher-order thinking: N/A
d. Students publishing their original work to others who will use/care
about their product: N/A
Blooms Level of Critical Thinking Required (check all that apply):
See http://epltt.coe.uga.edu/index.php?title=Bloom%27s_Taxonomy
Remembering
Understanding
Applying
Analyzing
Evaluating
Creating
What Level of Technology Implementation best describes this learning activity and
Why? I would say the technology implementation is not too high. It is a
simple website with a video, it is more of viewing than creation.
How could you implement this proposed learning experience and still comply with
your districts Internet Safety and Student Privacy policies? Making sure the
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website is safe and secure is a great way to make sure it is not going to
lead the students somewhere where they should not be viewing it. As a
teacher, researching websites before instructing the students to go on
them is the best thing to do.