All About Me

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Oregon Common Core State Standards: 
Lesson Plan Details
30 minutes/class time over several weeks
Students will learn how to use a digital camera. Students will learn how to use the application Keynote to make a slide show. Students will share their completed slide show in front of the class as their first speaking sample.
Recording USB headphone, Laptop, Digital Camera, Keynote, iPhoto, Inspiration

Prior to instruction, the teacher needs to...

Charge cameras.

Become familiar with Keynote.

Learn how to import photos into iPhoto.


In this lesson, the teacher will...

Day 1--Students will practice at school using the digital cameras.  In groups they will take pictures around the school and import them into iPhoto.  We will look at them as a class and discuss what makes a good photo.

Day 2—Teacher will read aloud, All About You, published by Scholastic. Using Inspiration to brainstorm, the class will make a concept web of pictures they might take and include in their slideshow.

Day 3- ??  Cameras will be sent home with students each night.  Students will import their photos into iPhoto the following morning on their laptop.

Day 4- ??  Students will use the application, Keynote to make their slideshow.  Using  Keynote students will learn to choose a theme, make text boxes, import photos, insert transitions and builds, record narration, etc. 

Slide 1:  Title and Name (All About Me, by ________)

Slides 2-??:  Photos and captions

Last slide:  Thanks for Watching 

Day 5—Narrate slide show using recording headphones.  



Students will share, "All About Me" with their classmates.  They will be scored using the ODE Speaking scoring guide.

Oregon Educational Technology Standards
Creativity and Innovation: 
1B. Create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
Communication and Collaboration: 
2B. Effectively communicate and publish to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats.
Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making: 
4B. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project.
Technology Operations and Concepts: 
6A. Select, use, and troubleshoot tools efficiently.
Career Related Learning Standards
Personal Management: 
CR1A. Identify tasks that need to be done and initiate action to complete the tasks.
CR2A. Plan, organize, and complete projects and assigned tasks on time, meeting agreed upon standards of quality.
CR3A. Take responsibility for decisions and actions and anticipate consequences of decisions and actions.
CR4A. Maintain regular attendance and be on time.
CR3A. Locate, process, and convey information using traditional and technological tools.
CR3C Give and receive feedback in a positive manner.
CR3F. Speak clearly, accurately and in a manner appropriate for the intended audience when giving oral instructions, technical reports and business communications.