typer Newsletter
Lesson Plan 
Typer

OBJECTIVE:  Students will become familiar Microsoft Publisher as an application and use it to add to their technology skills.


OUTCOME COMPONENT:

  1. Use of free style newsletter as well as newsletter templates
  2. Research information on specific topics
  3. Prepare articles from research accomplished
  4. Prioritize articles in importance
  5. Search for graphics or pictures that explain or enhance articles. 
  6. Use application to place articles and graphics
  7. Decide on items such as font, font size, color,ect.. 


 

 SUCCESS INDICATORS:

  1. Ease with using application.
  2. Appropriate grammar and spelling
  3. Final product

CONTEXT/TEACHING METHODS:

Context

Students will gain an foundational understanding about preparing newsletters by practicing using an application.  With both assigned as well as choosen topics for the newsletter will be able to enhance their skills in research, spelling, grammar, and preparing articles for use within the computer class as well as other subjects students are taking. 

Teaching

Observe as students use- Microsoft Publisher
Assign sections to students 
Teacher observation while students:

  1. Research
  2. Prepare articles
  3. Gather supporting material - graphics
  4. Prepare newsletter

STUDENT ACTIVITIES:

  1. Use the Internet
  2. Developing articles and their correction.
  3. Priority of articles
  4. Preparing their newsletter

ASSESSMENTS (AT LEAST 3 TYPES):

  1. Teacher Observation
  2. Written assignments 
  3. Oral presentations

CORRECTIVES AND ENRICHMENT:

Corrective-

Guidance while students are in each of the activities.  Ask questions as necessary throughout this activity

Enrichment:

Prepare different newsletter and practice skills we have learned