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ReadWriteThink: Comic Creator - 3 views

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    A free online device that can be used for digital storytelling/cyberbullying. Children and teens create comic strips online by choosing backgrounds, characters, and props. They can also write dialogue using speech bubbles. There is a Comic Strip Planning Sheet, a printable PDF that comic creators can use to draft and revise their work before creating and printing their final comics. When the comics are completed, they can be printed out and shared. The sample comic strip shows a three-pane comic.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Copyright Infringement or Not? Downloading Music - 0 views

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    This lesson takes advantage of students' interest in music and audio sharing as part of a persuasive debate unit. Students investigate the controversial topic of downloading music from the Internet.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Inquiry on the Internet: Evaluating Web Pages for a Class Collection - 1 views

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    b>Inquiry on the Internet: Evaluating Web Pages for a Class Collection
    In this lesson plan, students explore a class inquiry project, collecting Web-based resources that can be used for further study during the course of the class or for more in-depth projects. Students use Internet search engines and Web analysis checklists and questions to find and evaluate online resources then write annotations that explain how and why the items they have found will be valuable to the class.
Anne Bubnic

Lesson Plan: Copyright Awareness - 1 views

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    Who owns what you compose? Who controls what happens with the words, images, music, sounds, videos that you create? What rights do you have to use other people's compositions? This unit plan focuses on helping students find answers to these questions. Students explore a range of resources on fair use and copyright then design their own audio public service announcements (PSAs), to be broadcast over the school's public address system
Anne Bubnic

Exploring Plagiarism, Copyright, and Paraphrasing - 0 views

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    This lesson helps students understand copyright, fair use, and plagiarism by focusing on why students should avoid plagiarism and exploring strategies that respect copyright and fair use.
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Copyright Law: From Digital Reprints to Downloads - 0 views

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    Looking at how and why copyright law has changed over time can help students better understand recent and current copyright disputes and the many perspectives involved in these ownership issues. In this lesson, students read about the history of copyright law and generalize about how and why it has changed.
Anne Bubnic

Propaganda Techniques in Literature and Online Political Ads - 0 views

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    In this lesson, students draw conclusions from an analysis of propaganda techniques used in a piece of literature-such as the novel Brave New World, the play The Crucible, or the movie Dr. Strangelove-and political advertisements posted on the Internet. Students also make connections to their own world by looking for examples of propaganda in other media, such as print ads and commercials.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Propaganda Techniques in Literature - 0 views

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    Propaganda Techniques in Literature and Online Political Ads
    In this lesson, students draw conclusions from an analysis of propaganda techniques used in a piece of literature such as the novel Brave New World, the play The Crucible, or the movie Dr. Strangelove and political advertisements posted on the Internet. Students also make connections to their own world by looking for examples of propaganda in other media, such as print ads and commercials.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Evaluating Web Pages for a Class Collection - 0 views

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    Inquiry on the Internet: Evaluating Web Pages for a Class Collection
    In this lesson plan, students explore a class inquiry project, collecting Web-based resources that can be used for further study during the course of the class or for more in-depth projects. Students use Internet search engines and Web analysis checklists and questions to find and evaluate online resources then write annotations that explain how and why the items they have found will be valuable to the class.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Copyright Infringement or Not? - 0 views

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    Copyright Infringement or Not? The Debate over Downloading Music
    Students discuss their own experiences and conduct further research on the controversial topic of sharing music and other audio content on the Internet. Based on their research, students take a stand on the controversy and develop persuasive arguments on their position that they present in a class debate on the subject of downloading.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Campaigning for Fair Use [PSA's] - 0 views

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    Students explore a range of resources on fair use and copyright then design their own audio public service announcements (PSAs), to be broadcast over the school's public address system. Work can also be published as podcasts on the Internet. Students tap research and persuasive writing strategies as they design announcements for an audience of their peers.
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ReadWriteThink: Audience, Purpose, and Language Use in EMail - 0 views

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    With the increasing popularity of e-mail and online instant messaging among today�s teens, a recognizable change has occurred in the language that students use in their writing. This lesson explores the language of electronic messages and how it affects other writing. Furthermore, it explores the freedom and creativity for using Internet abbreviations for specific purposes and examines the importance of a more formal style of writing based on audience.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Online Profile: Learning Beyond the Classroom - 0 views

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    n this activity, teenagers explore online names by looking at sample e-mail addresses to determine what they can tell about the person who uses the account. After this exploration, teens choose a screen name or e-mail address for themselves as well as decide on personal details to include on a safe online profile.
Anne Bubnic

ReadWriteThink: Creating a Safe Persona on the Internet - 0 views

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    Naming in a Digital World: Creating a Safe Persona on the Internet. Students will:
    1.Explore naming conventions in digital and non-digital settings.
    2. Analyze the underlying connotations of names.
    3. Analyze the ways that name-giving practices vary from one culture to another.
    4. Synthesize their investigation by choosing and explaining specific names to represent themselves online.
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ReadWriteThink: Debating Music Downloads - 0 views

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    Interactive exploration of piracy issues related to music from the ThinkFinity web site and Read/Write/Think.
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