Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects

SMALL WORLD PROJECT

Project Summary

Scenario

Student Page

Internet Links

Index

Subject/Content Area: Math - data collection; Language Arts - expressive and narrative writing and reference skills; Geography - places and regions.

Target Audience: This project is design for 4th and 5th grade bilingual (Spanish/English) students, reading below grade level and Limited English proficient.

Project Goals: As a result of their participation in the Small World Project, the students will develop the interest and abilities necessary to find reliable information with the help of the World Wide Web. They will understand the importance of global communication. Students will learn to use the resources available through the Internet.

Learner Outcomes: Student will:

Alignment with National Standards: The Small World Project demonstrates elements of The National Science Education Standards:

Assessment of Students: Students will be assessed through journal writing, performance presentation, a written product, a project rubric and self-assessment.


Author: Guillermo E. Pedroni, L. D. Brady Elementary School. Aurora, IL
Handbook of Engaged Learning Projects sponsored by Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory Education Office and Friends of Fermilab. Funded by the North Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium based at the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory (NCREL).
Updated: July 15, 1997
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