The learners will:
In Lesson Two: Dear Fifth Grader, students write personal letters to the fifth graders welcoming them to the middle school and sharing their own hints and experiences. In Lesson Three: Roll the Tape! students produce a video presentation of their school and present it to a group of fifth-grade students entering their school. In Lesson Four: Reflecting on the Power of Volunteerism , student groups perform a skit promoting the idea of volunteering.
In all lessons, observe student participation in activities, group work and class discussions. In Lesson Two: Dear Fifth Grader, assess student letters (see Attachment One: Letter Writing Rubric). In Lesson Three: Roll the Tape! use the rubrics (see Attachments One through Four) to assess student performance in creating the script and film clips for the video.
In Lesson One: My Part in the School Community, students interview their families about the needs of new students. They will ask the following questions (See Lesson One, Attachment Two: Family Interview Sheet):
In order to familiarize oneself with a digital editing program, it is recommended that the tutorial on the program be used. Tutorials are comprehensive and they are a good place to start if this is the first time doing digital editing.
See individual lessons for benchmark detail.
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Zeeland Public Schools
Cityside Middle School
320 E Main
Zeeland, MI 49464
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