Lesson 2: Turning Points- how do we define them?
Warmup: iPad SkillsReview: Student will review information from Day 1 includingActivity: Students will take photos of things around them using the camera (interesting images, maps, illustrations). They will the create a photo album (First Name) on their iPad and put their photos in it. This will be a cleanup task whenever photos are saved to their iPads
- care and handling of the iPad
- Names and purpose of Apps used
- Skills including copy and paste functions and taking screen shots
Activity: Students will download the Textbook PDF into Goodreader
- Goto the BPS Write Clicks Page,
- Click on Student Text
- Enter the password (from teacher)
- Find your textbook and tap the image to preview
- Take a screenshot of the first page
- Open In Goodreader
- Rename it by adding your first name to the beginning of the file name
- Preview using Goodreader to view the text.
What is a turning point?
- Class Discussion of turning point vs. change
- Activity: Students Create a Note (FirstName: Turning Point Definition)--
- Discussion: Turning Point Examples (i.e. various telephones)
- Activity: Refine the definition
- Go to /webpages/writeclicks/curriculum.cfm,
- Highlight and copy the definition
- Paste the definition into your Evernote note
- Read the definition and put it into your own words
Includes some examples if possible.(Bonus- Use a Bullet list to list your examples!)Class discussion of student definitions.What are the key features that define a turning point?Activity: Students will work in groups to examine two topics and determine which topic would be considered a turning point and which topic would be considered change.After groups share out, class will develop and agree on a class definition of turning point which they will type in their notebook in boldface.