50 States Internet Project
"NJ Kid Tech Day 2008 Award Winning Lesson"
 
6th Grade Web Design Microsoft FrontPage

By Mrs. Nasto, Computer Chitchat 

Home Computers Lessons 6th Grade Internet Tools Web Tools Fun

State Sites

Search Engines

Cite Resources

Copyrights

Graphic Resources

Free Sound Sites

Checklist


View Student Web Sites Online
 

View Student Movies Online Keystrokes

Task:

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Students will select a state you would like to move to or learn more about.  Your goal  is to persuade the class, "Why your state is the most interesting, exciting and/or best state to live in?"

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Student will create a Web Page using Microsoft FrontPage software to sell the class on their state choice while developing habits of mind that make us successful in school, the work world, and life.

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Follow WEB PAGE GUIDE this is a Valuable Tool to quality work.

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First gather and research current and historical information on the state of your choice.

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Students must obey and respect copyrights when using Internet resources.  Google images are not free pictures for web design permission must be granted. Students may email resources for use permission.

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Students must have a Resource page included in their site to properly cite reference resources and graphic resources used for this project.

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rubric grade evaluation

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CITE RESOURCES

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Checklist Valuable Tool to quality work

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PEER RUBRIC EXCEL

You may use any of the following sites for selecting a state and researching information or any Search engine:

State Sites:

  1. 50States.com

  2. America's Story from America's Library

  3. Stately Knowledge

  4. Fact Monster US

  5. http://www.infoplease.com/states.html

  6. FirstGov.gov

  7. TheUS50.com

  8. World Almanac For Kids: States

  9. National Park Service

  10. Roadside America

 

More Resources:                   

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Online Encyclopedias
 

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Search Engines
 

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Internet Tools
 

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Graphic Resources

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What Childhood? By State

 

Identify Books Used in Lab: Please Cite Resources of Books Give Credit

  1. DK.  Ciovacco, Justine. Feeley, Kathleen A.  Behrens, Kristen.  State-by-State ATLAS.  Copyright 2003.

  2. Ross, Wilma.  Scholastic.  Fabulous Facts About the 50 States.  Copyright 1991

  3. Ross, Wilma.  Scholastic.  Fabulous Facts About the 50 States.  Copyright 1997

  4. Bockenhauer, Mark, H., Cunha, Stephen, F., Carter, Jimmy. National Geographic. Our Fifty States. Copyright 2004.

Graphic Resources

Pics4Learning United States

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