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Interview Via Email Project

STATE OF MAINE LEARNING RESULTS

HISTORY

 A.  CHRONOLOGY

Students will use the chronology of history and major eras to demonstrate the relationships of events and people.  Student will be able to:

2.  Distinguish similarities and differences among historical events.

B. HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGE, CONCEPTS, AND PATTERNS

    Students will develop historical knowledge of major events, people, and enduring themes in the United States, in Maine, and throughout world history. Student will be able to:

Pre-K-2

    1.Demonstrate an understanding of the similarities between families now and in the past, including daily life today and in other times.

                                                                        

 Lesson Plan for Interview Via Email

GRADE: 2

OBJECTIVES:

 Students will learn how to email, copy and paste on computer.  They will also be shown how to cut and paste information on the computer.  On computer they will go to a genealogy site to find their questions, copy and paste those questions to their email. Then they will personalize their letter and send.

MATERIALS:

Computers with Internet

URLs of adults

Worksheet of Schools Then and Now

ACTIVITIES AND PROCEDURES:

1. In the computer lab students will go to Outlook Express to find the Send/Receive icon for email.  Then they will go to a link with genealogy questions about school.  They will learn to copy and paste and attach the interview questions to their email.  To complete their letter, they will add a greeting and closing remarks. Lastly, they'll send their letter.

2. After students have  received and  read their emails, they will compare the similarities and differences of their own school experiences with those of their interviewee's.

ASSESSMENT:  Students will use a Rubric to assess their own work.