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Lewis and Clark Explore America

By David Cross
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"The driving question is: How would the Lewis and Clark Expedition prepare you to be on "Survivor?""

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Survivor Interview Web Page/Video

Instructional Time: 1 hour a day for 3 days

The final portion of this project is a student scripted interview between a 'Survivor' contestant/wannabe who will talk to L & C to determine how they would do on Survivor now. Students will create a web page with an accompanying video for this final portion of the project.

California Content Standards
English and Language Arts
Grade Eight
Listening and Speaking
ELA.8.1.0. Listening and Speaking Strategies
Organization and Delivery of Oral Communication
ELA.8.1.3. Organize information to achieve particular purposes by matching the message, vocabulary, voice modulation, expression, and tone to the audience and purpose.

NETS-S (National Educational Technology Standards for Students)
6 - 8
III. Technology Productivity Tools
III.2. Apply productivity/multimedia tools and peripherals to support personal productivity, group collaboration, and learning throughout the curriculum.
IV. Technology Communications Tools
IV.1. Design, develop, publish, and present products (e.g., Web pages, videotapes) using technology resources that demonstrate and communicate curriculum concepts to audiences inside and outside the classroom.

Method of Checking for Understanding:
Observations, Student Work, Interview/Conference, Peer Review, Written Reflection, Rubric/Checklist