In this writing assignment students are exposed to the elements of advertising writing then asked to create a 30 second script for T.V. or radio marketing a local crop. One of many focused writing activities based on abcteach's Plant Kingdom PowerPoint presentations in the Living on Planet Earth Series.
Page 1 - Students color pictures of computer related items: CD, mouse, keyboard and laptop.
Page 2 - "Technology in our Daily Lives": MP3 Player, cell phone, television, laptop computer, and digital camera
Students read the comprehension activity about using Twitter to brainstorm an idea for a vocabulary project, create a word cloud, answer Twitter questions in 140 characters or less, and respond to a short essay question. Word Search & Crossword Puzzles are included.
Tyler and Hannah are overwhelmed by the number of search results they get for the word Internet, when trying to research for an assignment. Mother helps them start the paper by explaining some of the changes the Internet has brought.
This unit is a full series of reading comprehensions presenting a thorough view of cell phones in terms of history (when was it invented) techonology (how does it work), society (what are appropriate cell phone manners), and more.