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10-Shot Camera Challenge
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Have you ever noticed? There are common camera composition conventions that professional news video shooters, cinematographers, and broadcast engineers use to appeal to viewers. With this 10-Shot Camera Challenge, students can practice and hone basic camera composition shots.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
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StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
AUDIO: Meet the TASCAM
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Students learn how to conquer external audio recorders and best practices for recording and syncing audio. This resource includes a video and teaching resources.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
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Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
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StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
AUDIO: Mic check 1, 2
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Students learn how sound can make or break their videos, why understanding the power of audio in video production is important, and an overview of different types of mics.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
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Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
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StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
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Air Has Pressure
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Using a bottle and a hard boiled egg, students will see that air exerts pressure. They will analyze evidence about particles of matter and demonstrate the role of motion in the particulate description of matter.

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Media and Communications
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Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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Animals in the Ecosystems
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This lesson is part of a larger research unit, students have their source material and will highlight keywords and phrases using the graphic organizer from Step Up to Writing and build a paragraph on animal contributions to their environment.

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Media and Communications
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Lesson Plan
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/12/2021
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Animals in the Ecosystems
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This lesson is part of a larger research unit, students have their source material and will highlight keywords and phrases using the graphic organizer from Step Up to Writing and build a paragraph on animal contributions to their environment.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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Applied Digital Skills Lesson - Earth Day
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This is a lesson plan created for Earth Day using an Applied Digital Skills lesson. After providing students with background on Earth Day, students will take charge of their learning by following the lesson to explore a topic centered around Earth Day. Students will be creating a presentation using a Google Application and will share the presentation with the class.

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Emily
Date Added:
04/09/2021
Art of the Interview
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Preparation and practice are the keys to a successful interview and amazing story. The goal of the interview is to get soundbites that connect with your audience, illuminate the topic, and move your story forward.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
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Arty Smarty: Exploring Various Mediums in Picture Books
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Grades 2 & 3Discuss different types of mediums used for illustrations.Each student will create a sample paper using the mediums available.Students will create an artifact using a holiday or historical event as a theme and/or students will match illustrations with the type of medium used.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/18/2021
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Arty Smarty: Exploring Various Mediums in Picture Books
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Grades 2 & 3Discuss different types of mediums used for illustrations.Each student will create a sample paper using the mediums available.Students will create an artifact using a holiday or historical event as a theme and/or students will match illustrations with the type of medium used.

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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Banned Books (4-5)
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This lesson promotes an understanding of why a diverse collection is required in school and public libraries. It will be acknowledged that individual reading choices are widely differentiated. Methods on making personal reading choices will be explored. Ideally this lesson would be used the fourth week of September, in conjunction with Banned Book Week

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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Banned Books (4-5)
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This lesson promotes an understanding of why a diverse collection is required in school and public libraries. It will be acknowledged that individual reading choices are widely differentiated. Methods on making personal reading choices will be explored. Ideally this lesson would be used the fourth week of September, in conjunction with Banned Book Week

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/19/2021
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Because I Stubbed My Toe (Grade K - 1)
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After reading the story Because I stubbed my toe, students will share their ideas about the message of the story. During reading students will also notice the words containing inflectional endings and how they help us understand the words and story.

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Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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Because I Stubbed My Toe (Grade K - 1)
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After reading the story Because I stubbed my toe, students will share their ideas about the message of the story. During reading students will also notice the words containing inflectional endings and how they help us understand the words and story.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/20/2021
Being a Good Digital Citizen
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This lesson is intended to help second grade students understand the basics of what it means to be a good digital citizen. ISTE Student Standards for Digital Citizenship:2b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.

Subject:
Information Technology Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Bethany Monroe
Date Added:
12/02/2020
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Branding Iron
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Students will learn about how companies "brand" themselves to promote/market their goods & services. Grades 3-4.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
Broadcast News
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How does news get from the front lines to your feed? Let’s take a look behind the curtain... Students will gain an understanding of what constitutes broadcast news and how it’s produced. They will use this knowledge to work backwards, investigating and critically analyzing news stories they’ve recently encountered. Click on the Activities Tab to complete the lesson.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
Provider Set:
StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
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Bubble, Bubble, Pop
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Ask the students general questions about inventions. Present the book "Pop! The Invention of Bubble Gum." Show the students other books about bubble gum. Generate enthusiasm for creating your own inventions. Make bubble gum from scratch using bubble gum making kit.

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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Building Background Knowledge on The Holocaust
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This lesson will introduce ESL students to critical background information about the Holocaust prior to reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas and will help them synthesize that information into a product for presentation (a Wordle). The lesson begins with a brief review on nonfiction reading strategies. Following this, students will work in pairs to answer questions specific to an interactive Holocaust Hotlinks activity. Their final assignment will be to identify key words about the Holocaust from their Hotlink activity and synthesize these into a Wordle for presentation during the following class session.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
11/03/2021
C-Forum Apr 22: Scrible
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Chris Haught from Utah's Southwest Education Development Center (SEDC) teaches C-Forum members about the Scrible research tool. Specifically, she explores the question: Why are research skills important, and how can Scrible help?

Subject:
Media and Communications
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lecture
Author:
Chris Haught
Date Added:
09/01/2022
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Cat vs. Dog Opinion Writing Project
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This lesson plan is a 4th grade opinion writing project. This project is planned to take 2-3 weeks to fully complete. Students will complete various assignments online to help guide them towards their opinion of the prompt, "Which makes a better pet: a cat or a dog?" Students will be using Google Docs to write their opinion paper, Lucid Charts to organize their writing in a graphic organizer, and Adobe Spark to create their final product on this opinion project. Througout the lesson students will engage with the whole class, with partners or small group work, and complete individual work. 

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Author:
Melissa
Date Added:
04/12/2021
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A Cinderella Story (Grade 2)
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2nd grade Students will be integrating social studies cultural awareness with cultural stories of Cinderella. Students will listen to the Charles Perrault version of Cinderella and identify the main characters, plot and conflict. They will read another version and identify similarities and differences of the two stories. They will create Venn diagrams to look at similarities and differences of their own school cultures and then use Venn diagrams to look at similarities and differences of Cinderella stories. With this information, they will create their own Cinderella story.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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A Cinderella Story (Grade 2)
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2nd grade Students will be integrating social studies cultural awareness with cultural stories of Cinderella. Students will listen to the Charles Perrault version of Cinderella and identify the main characters, plot and conflict. They will read another version and identify similarities and differences of the two stories. They will create Venn diagrams to look at similarities and differences of their own school cultures and then use Venn diagrams to look at similarities and differences of Cinderella stories. With this information, they will create their own Cinderella story.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/12/2021
Claims on Social Media Assessment - Civic Online Reasoning
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This is an assessment from the Stanford History Education Group's Civic Online Reasoning curriculum. This is to assess how well students can assess information/claims that they find on social media. This is an assessment that is housed on Google Forms. You will be prompted to make a copy of the assessment which you can be distributed to students.

Subject:
Information Technology Education
Media and Communications
Educational Technology
Social Studies
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Stanford History Education Group
Date Added:
12/06/2021
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Cloud Identification
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This lesson is to assess students on their ability to correctly label the three types of clouds. It is also assessing their ability to create a presenation using technology and photography, followed by correctly citing any photos retrieved properly and safely from the media. Listed under the Library Media Standard 

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Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Shelbi
Date Added:
04/13/2021
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Compare Spanish Speaking Country Information
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The purpose of this activity is two fold. The first is to show students that information can be found in both print and digital formats. The second is help the student in the Spanish class to understand another what another country is like.

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Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
11/04/2021
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Concert Commercial
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This lesson plan is a way for students to create a movie/commerical highligthing the music they are learning in class and encouraging their friends to join them. Image: Musical Instruments Cliparts #2512969 http://clipart-library.com/clipart/681202.htm

Subject:
Music
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Assessment
Lesson Plan
Author:
April
Date Added:
03/29/2021
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Cool Tools for Finding Information (Grade 3-4)
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This lesson will help students identify text structures in various informational sources. They will learn that text structures are Cool Tools to help them find information in both print and online sources.

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/29/2021
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Create & Refine a News Broadcast (4th Grade)
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Students practice prepared scripts, film a broadcast, critique the clips, and create a criteria for improving broadcasts. Teacher creates rubric from student generated criteria. Class then critique the original broadcasts using the rubric, practice using the criteria, refilm and critique looking for improvements.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/28/2021
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Create a Book (Grade 3-6)
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Students will pick out the main theme for the book and discuss the elements used to make up the story. They will use the iPad App Story Creator to illustrate and write their own story. They will be learning how to take a paper illustration and put it into a digital story and add their own text. This can be adapted to 4-6 grades.

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/29/2021
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*DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE ROCK CYCLE IN UTAH
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Students will create a tour of the topic they have been assigned. Topic will center around the rock cycle including formation of rocks, and weathering and erosion of rocks. Students will use a minimum of 6 original photos and 2 CC images to complete the assignment. Students will need to include the important elements they are supposed to convey and will teach the other class members in a jigsaw using Jamboard. The students will have 3 weeks with 10 lessons to complete the assignment. Extra credit for converting one original image into a CC image to share!"Rock City" by snowpeak is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

Subject:
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Physical Education
Geography
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Unit of Study
Author:
Carlie
Date Added:
10/15/2021
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Data and Analysis - Fun Facts Digital Story Lesson Plan
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This lesson will be creating a digital story focused around standard,Data and Analysis (DA):Computing systems exist to process data. The amount of digital data generated in the world is rapidly expanding, and the need to process data effectively is increasingly important. Data is collected and stored so it can be analyzed to better understand the world and make more accurate predictions.Standard 2.DA.1Demonstrate how to store, copy, search, retrieve, modify and delete information using a computing device, and define the information stored as data. (Practice 4: Developing and Using Abstractions)Students will demonstrate how to create, modify, and save projects using the devices, platforms, applications, and software available. Data can be images, text documents, audio files, software programs or apps, video files, etc. The information is specific to data, not text within a single text document.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Kimberly
Date Added:
06/13/2021
Digital Career Library: Broadcast Radio Sales
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The broadcast Radio Sales job includes marketing and sales as well as managing the accounts. College is helpful but not essential. Beginning salary is discussed. Positive aspects are the flexible hours and the opportunity to meet new people. The job includes lots of paper work. Internships are a helpful to getting started option.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Mountain Heights Academy
Date Added:
07/06/2018
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Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan
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 This is a lesson plan for younger grades to teach digital citizenship. It. can be done in person or assigned online.This can be used as a culminating assessment project or done as a whole group to introduce being a responsible user of technology. Here's the website for the image:https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship  

Subject:
Media and Communications
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Bridgette
Date Added:
04/04/2022
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Digital Citizenship Lesson Plan
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This is a lesson plan template created by the Utah Education Network. It is meant to guide educators through creating lesson plans that contain all the necessary components for teacher and student success. Remix this template each time you create a lesson to share in eMedia. When you edit each section of the lesson plan template, delete the template description and add your own content. Add files and links to each section as needed. Remember to replace the preview image with an openly licensed image or screen capture that represents your lesson. After completing each lesson plan section included in this template, you will click "next" at the top of your screen. This is when you will replace this overview with your own brief description of your lesson. You will also be asked to finalize your lesson details (metadata), including connecting it to state curriculum standards. Please do not skip these details. These choices are what align your lesson to state standards and help others search for resources in eMedia. Thank you for contributing to eMedia!

Subject:
Information Technology Education
Media and Communications
Educational Technology
Society and Culture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Author:
Diane
Date Added:
04/13/2022
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Digital Influence
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This lesson is designed to teach students about their digital influence. That influence can be used in a positive or negative way. Things that are posted online have the potential to build people up or to tear them down. Part of being a good digital citizen is to make sure that we think before we post.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Health Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/29/2021
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Digital Storytelling; Make a Book Trailer
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For this lesson, students choose a book to create a book trailer for usng Adobe Spark Video. The students will identify the characters, setting, and plot points of the story and work to retell the story using key details which they will use as they create their video.

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Literature
Elementary English Language Arts
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
Sheila
Date Added:
10/25/2021
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Evaluate Websites Using the CRAP Checklist (9-12)
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Students will compare two websites (one obviously more credible than the other) and evaluate them using the "CRAP checklist." They will look at factors like currency, reliability, accuracy, and purpose.

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Media and Communications
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Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
11/04/2021
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Evaluating Internet Sources (Grade 3-4)
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The teacher will show the Dog Island website and ask the students to help evaluate whether Dog Island is a good place to send his/her dog. Students will evaluate domain, author, date, appearance and reasonability to determine if Dog Island is a credible website and if Dog Island is a real place.

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Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
10/29/2021
Find Your Story
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Students explore new topics and people to develop a compelling news story.
This lesson will help students understand how journalists decide what kinds of stories to pursue and help them sharpen the focus of their own story ideas.

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Media and Communications
Professional Learning
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Labs
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StoryMaker Science Explainers
Date Added:
01/12/2022
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Finding Sources to Support your Question
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Students will begin using NoodleTools to set up a research project, bibliography and notecards on their selected topic. They will be guided by their research question. Using the notes taken on previous article reading, they will cite the articles in NoodleTools and transcribe previous notes. Students will then use Webpath Express, or other vetted search tool to find sources, cite these new sources and take notes. Additionally students will use resources in Utah's Online Library to find more sources.

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Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
11/03/2021
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Gale Reference Introduction
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This is the first lesson in a series of two introducing the Gale Reference Library The library teacher will explain the rationale for using online databases. Students will explore the data base and answer questions on the handout.

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Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
11/05/2021
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Generating An Interesting, Condensed Topic
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The purpose of this lesson is to introduce the idea of choosing an informational topic. Students will learn through discussion and practice how to condense, or "narrow down," a topic. By the end of the class, each student will choose a topic of their own, which will then become the focus of their project.

Subject:
Media and Communications
Material Type:
Lesson
Author:
Utah Lesson Plans
Date Added:
11/05/2021