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  1. page Audrey Hummel and Kathy McHugh edited ... Brief Description Common Core Aligned Lesson Plan - //Media Literacy in Careers// Common -…
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    Brief Description
    Common Core Aligned Lesson Plan - //Media Literacy in Careers//
    Common- link to {Common Core Aligned Lesson Plan - Reaching Beyond Career Stereotypes - link toCareers Sterotypes.docx} file
    Curriculum Goals -
    Students will expand their awareness and knowledge of a variety of jobs and careers. Discover a career or job and learn about something they weren't aware of before. Learn about a career that is related to their interests or discover an interest. Have students recognize their preconceived stereotypes for each career cluster. Learn about the options that are available for a range of educational levels: high school through PhD. Identify jobs within a Career Cluster that connect their interests with future studies and employment.
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Thursday, April 26

  1. page Grace Bacon and Robin White edited ... B. Online games at www.touchstoneenergykids.com. Students enjoyed these. C. Catskill Center f…
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    B. Online games at www.touchstoneenergykids.com. Students enjoyed these.
    C. Catskill Center for Conservation and Development lesson (Natural Gas Drilling in the Catskills).
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    at this time.time (see resources below). This module
    IV. Media Literacy Lesson (classroom)
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    at this time,time (see resources below), and each
    V. Follow-up activities
    A. Project Learning Tree Activity #44: "Water Wonders" p. 188. (The class enjoyed this very much)
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    "ConocoPhillips" <http://www.powerincooperation.com/> and <www.conocophillips.com>
    "Exxon/Mobil YouTube" <http://www.youtube.com/exxonmobil?x=us_showcase_28>
    " My"My Water's on
    Other Resources
    "The Catskills - A Sense of Place", Module VI - Sustainable Catskills, Lesson 1 Activity 4: In Class Debate - Energy Options - Natural Gas Drilling in the Catskills? from the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development <http://www.catskillcenter.org>
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  2. page Grace Bacon and Robin White edited ... B. Online games at www.touchstoneenergykids.com. Students enjoyed these. C. Catskill Center f…
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    B. Online games at www.touchstoneenergykids.com. Students enjoyed these.
    C. Catskill Center for Conservation and Development lesson (Natural Gas Drilling in the Catskills).
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    had created. All posters were displayed in the school hallway for the entire school to view, along with a "voting" sheet for other students to fill in on whether they were for or against hydrofracking. My class included their votes as well.
    IV. Media Literacy Lesson (classroom)
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    commercials, and a music video.
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    of media. The favorite was the music video ("My Water's on Fire Tonight"), and students talked about this for several weeks after we viewed it.
    V. Follow-up activities
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    p. 188. (The class enjoyed this very much)
    *Water cycle review
    *"Go to the Head of the Cloud" game
    *Creative writing story
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    to NYC. (Very time consuming, but well worth it)
    C. Bill Nye movies ("The Water Cycle" and "Pollutions Solutions").
    Assessment/Evaluation
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  3. page Grace Bacon and Robin White edited ... Proposed Activities I. Background information on hydrofracking - What is energy, and why do w…
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    Proposed Activities
    I. Background information on hydrofracking - What is energy, and why do we need it?
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    use today. This was done as a class discussion with notes from the board.
    B. Internet Scavenger Hunt (www.eia.gov/kids)(www.eia.gov/kids). Students worked in pairs, using classroom laptops and a copy of the pages of the hunt for recording their answers.
    C. Energy
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    and www.alliantenergykids.com online)online). Reviewed in class, then sent home for homework.
    D. Class
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    electromagnet, static). Done by teacher, then left out for students to explore on their own during the remainder of the period.
    E. Movies on types of energy (Bill Nye: Potential/Kinetic Energy)
    II. Media Literacy Lesson (library)
    A. In library class, with the librarian, kids' commercials were viewed and analyzed. This helped to develop the students' decoding abilities.
    III. What choices do we have?
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    p. C98-C107. Class lecture and discussion, notes, quiz.
    B. Online
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    at www.touchstoneenergykids.com. Students enjoyed these.
    C. Catskill
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    in the Catskills)
    At
    Catskills).
    At
    the conclusion
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    and words. TheWe used the list of
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    literacy questions was used at this time. This module took a week to complete, and was difficult for the kids to understand completely. I had to guide them quite a bit when they presented their posters and we discussed the media that they had created.
    IV. Media Literacy Lesson (classroom)
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    at this time.time, and each question was asked and then answered as a group after viewing EACH piece of media.
    V. Follow-up activities
    A. Project Learning Tree Activity #44: "Water Wonders" p. 188.
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    "The Catskills - A Sense of Place", Module VI - Sustainable Catskills, Lesson 1 Activity 4: In Class Debate - Energy Options - Natural Gas Drilling in the Catskills? from the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development <http://www.catskillcenter.org>
    McGraw-Hill Science, Grade 5, Copyright 2002.
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    Copyright 2011.
    Media Literacy Questions {Media Literacy Questions.doc}

    Difficulties/Obstacles
    Time constraints
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