Digital Lesson Plan

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March 11, 2013, Issue
Looking Back on the Relay to Nome
Explore our featured skill using a Scope nonfiction
article, activity sheets, videos, and more.

Featured Skill: Integrating information from diverse media

Summary:
Scope’s nonfiction article “The Race Against Death” brings your students the amazing story of a dogsled relay to deliver lifesaving diphtheria serum to Nome, Alaska, in 1925. This multimedia lesson expands the story, with a video about the 1920s and a webquest that helps students connect the story to today. As a culminating activity, students will write a newspaper article or create a news broadcast about the anniversary of the famous serum relay to Nome.

Main Objectives:
• to read a nonfiction article to gather information about a topic
• to analyze information and draw conclusions based on a video
• 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:
• March 11, 2013, issue of Scope
• digital version of “The Race Against Death” to project
• video Scope Time Machine: The 1920s” ”
Scope activity sheet “Video Discussion Questions”
Scope activity sheet “Paraphrase a Complex Text”
Scope activity sheet “Critical-Thinking Questions”
Scope activity sheet “Information Quest”

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