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Collaborative Learning
Adoption Level

shared computer access

Vocabulary Scavenger Hunt

Grade Level: Middle School

Objectives

  • Students will use online reference to define vocabulary words
  • Students will digitally create a document which includes text and visuals arranged in a specific manner.
  • Students will attach meanings of vocabulary words through visuals as well as through context within written articles.
  • Students will digitally share information and documents.
  • Students will use the internet to locate articles involving their word.

Procedure

  • Distribute "The Most Dangerous Game" handout
    (click here to download .pdf)
  • The 5 steps involved are relatively self explanatory; once they get following document, you are out of the loop until they need to get you the final product.
  • Because it is the PROCESS and not the content that is important here, you could use vocabulary from any story; I chose Richard Connell’s The Most Dangerous Game.
  • If all goes according to plan, NO paper will be generated by this project.

Sunshine State Standards

  • L.A.A. 1.3.1
  • L.A.A. 2.3.1
  • L.A.B. 2.3.1
  • L.A.B. 2.3.4

NETS Profiles for Technology Literate Students

  • Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology systems.
  • Students are proficient in the use of technology.
  • Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity.
  • Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, prepare publications, and produce other creative works.
    Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of sources.

Materials

  • Computers with internet access
  • Instant Messaging (IM)
  • Microsoft Word or Appleworks

Alternatives/Extensions

  • This activity can be altered and completed with a variety of grade levels and computer availability.



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