Summary: Students search teacher-directed websites to find information about the countries of a specific continent and display the data in a table in a Word document.
Effective Tech Lesson 2.12
This lesson is in my Level 2 Curriculum Progression.
Recommended for First through Third Grade
Uses Microsoft Word, but can be adapted for other word-processing programs.
Uses the website: http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/continents/
Teacher Instructions (pdf)
Students work initially in-step from teacher-directed instructions. After completing one table row, students work at their own pace from initial teacher instructions.
Opportunity for student choice: text font and font color
Duration: Four 40-minute class sessions
Creating a table
Entering text and images into a table
Modifying table properties