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tech lessons: Creative Imagination

Title: Creative Imagination

Topic: Literature, Art and Architecture

Level: Upper Level High School

Standards Addressed:
Foreign Language Standards   NETS Performance Indicators (9-12)
1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 3.2, 4.2, 5.2   2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Timeframe: 4-5 class periods in computer lab plus home time to read text or study masterpiece.

Materials Needed: Disc or student account on Network; Internet access, Power Point

Activity instructions:

  • Students will choose an author, architect, or painter from the Spanish speaking world.
  • Student will research their choice on Altavista (www.altavista.com)
  • Student will research the life of the artist.
  • Student will identify the work or masterpiece that they will study in depth depending on what they find in the research.
  • Student will download authentic pictures of pertinent information.
  • Student will read text or study masterpiece.
  • Student will incorporate the information into a power point presentation with a minimum of six slides.
  • Student will write a paper rough draft and hand in for corrections.
  • Student will prepare the power point presentation.
  • Student will add transition and effects.
  • Student will present in class.
  • Student will answer questions from peers.

Assessment: Use rubrics from written assessment and oral assessment for each part of project.

Marie T. Zahner
East Brunswick High School
380 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, NJ 08816


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