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.
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