Lesson Plan

Grade 4/5 Social Studies/Technology Project

The 4/5 Social Studies/Technology Project is an interactive, online learning environment focusing on the units of Medieval Times and Ancient Civilizations. Teaching and learning of the topics of study is followed by online discussion and collaboration, which simulates the Web 2.0 technology programs of the 21st century. Research methods (copyright, referencing, citing), norms of collaboration (appropriate responses) and Internet safety are the underlined teachings while imparting content knowledge about the curriculum units. PowerPoints, student tasks and rubrics for cross-curricular assessment are available to view and use. The entire discussion forum on the database is also available for teachers to study.