Digital Lesson Plan

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February 11, 2013, Issue
The Power of One
Explore our featured skill using a Scope nonfiction
article, activity sheets, videos, and more.

Featured Skill: Reading for Information

Summary:
Through this exciting multimedia lesson, students will contemplate the power of images. Students will first watch and discuss a video about pictures that have changed the world. They will then read a Scope nonfiction article about a filmmaker who has used his craft to help threatened dolphins. Next, students will watch a clip of the filmmaker’s work and draw on information from the article and film clip to respond to a writing prompt. As an optional extension, students can make videos or collages addressing a problem they see around them.

Main Objectives:
• to read a nonfiction article to gather information about a topic
• to analyze information and draw conclusions based on videos
• to participate in whole-class and small-group discussions
• to synthesize information from multiple sources to respond to a writing prompt

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Materials:
• February 11, 2013, issue of Scope
• digital version of “Hunted for Fun, Left to Die” to project
Scope video “Can a Picture Change the World?”
Scope activity sheet “Critical Thinking Questions”
• video clip “Dolphins Protect Human From Shark”

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