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Project # 2

Final Unit Plan Outline

By: Sarah Harvey & Serena Horsager


Title: "Tour through the Spanish-speaking World"

Description/summary: In this lesson/unit students will be individually researching a Spanish speaking country. Students will be focusing on geography, culture, the flag, a map, and current facts relating to their specific country. Students will produce a video that incorporates this information about their country in a creative way.

 Learner Analysis: This Spanish class consists of 20 tenth graders in a moderately sized suburban school district.

WI Model Academic Standards Objectives Practice Assessment
Foreign Language Standards      

J.3. Communication: Students will exchange information with people locally and around the world through avenues such as penpals, e-mail, videos, speeches, and publications.

Students will present a video to the community that they produced about a particular Spanish speaking country. Students will practice showing their video and explaining it to their classmates.

Presentation at the multicultural fair.

D.2. Cultural activities: Students will examine the role and importance of various social activities within the cultures studied (such as religious celebrations, historical events, rites of passage.)

Students will
plan, design and create a video about a Spanish speaking country that incorporates still images, text,
sound and video clips
Students will practice importing video clips into the videoediting software.

Final Video Production

       
Information and Technology Literacy Standards      

A.12.2 Identify and use common media formats.

* edit, import, and export movie or video files

Students will
plan, design and create a video about a Spanish speaking country that incorporates still images, text,
sound and video clips.
Students will practice importing video clips into the videoediting software. Final Video Production

A.12.5 Use media and technology to create and present information.

* produce a multimedia program using text, graphics, moving images, and sound

Students will create a video that incorporates specific details about an assigned Spanish speaking country. They will produce this video using text, a video clip, graphics, music and sound effects.

Classroom practice with using text, graphics, moving images, and sound within the software editing software program. Final Video Production

Activity Sequence Summary:

Day X

  1. Students will be assigned to a specific Spanish speaking country.
  2. It is explained that the students are to research about their country using a variety of media. They are to research the culture, geography, history and other important facts pertaining to their country.
  3. The video project is explained. The students are informed that they will be presenting their country in the form of a digital video and this will be presented to other faculty and students at a multicultural fair at their school.

Day X
Students are provided with research days to research about their country.

Day X
Lab days are scheduled to provide students time to explore different media formats they can choose to present in.

Day X
Students will complete storyboards (etc) as preplanning for their presentations.

Day X
Students will present their projects at a multicultural fair and invite other students and faculty to attend.

 

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Sarah Harvey
EDMT 380-001
Fall 2004

Page last updated December 13, 2004
Contact Sarah Harvey at harveysk@uwec.edu