Module 12-Make It Zing-Language Arts 5B - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this unit, students will learn how to recognize and describe different kinds of multimedia. Students will learn how to create a plan for a multimedia presentation. Students will learn how to summarize a speech or multimedia presentation. Students will learn what interjections are and how they are used.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 What Is Multimedia? None
2 Planning a Presentation notes/source information (gathered for research report);
3 Look and Listen None
4 Interjections None

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 What Is Multimedia?
  1. Explain how multimedia can make stories come to life.
2 Planning a Presentation
  1. Create an outline, site map, or other plan representing ideas and media components for a multimedia presentation.
3 Look and Listen
  1. Summarize a presenter's main ideas or argument.
4 Interjections
  1. Define and identify examples of interjections.
  2. Distinguish between mild and strong interjections.
  3. Punctuate interjections correctly.

Module Key Words:

Key Words
multimedia presentation

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 Planning a Presentation 5 Presentation Outline Assignment
3 Look and Listen 5 Presentation Plan Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 What Is Multimedia? Discuss with your student different types of media. Give them examples of newspapers, magazines, etc. Have them write a list in their Language Arts notebook of the types of media they encounter daily.
2 Planning a Presentation
3 Look and Listen In their Language Arts notebook, have your student explain what to listen for when viewing and listening to a presentation.
4 Interjections In their Language Arts notebook, have your student explain what an interjection is, give examples of interjections, and explain when to use an exclamation point or comma with an interjection.

Module Guiding Questions:

When a student starts a lesson ask them questions to check for prior knowledge and understanding and to review concepts being taught. At the end of the lesson ask the questions again to see if their answer changes.

Lesson Title Question
What Is Multimedia?
  1. What is media?
Planning a Presentation
  1. How do you put all those components of a presentation together in a way that makes sense?
Look and Listen
  1. How does listening and viewing other presentations help you create a good presentation?
  1. What are interjections?

Module Video Questions:

When a student watches a video take time to ask them questions about what they watched. Suggested questions for the videos in this module are listed here. Suggestion: Have the student watch the entire video first all the way through. Then have them watch the video a second time, as they watch it pause the video and ask the questions.

Lesson Title Video Question
Look and Listen Listen Up
  1. What are main ideas?
  2. What are supporting details?
  3. Why are they important?
Look and Listen Mythbusters
  1. What reasons did President Obama give for why he likes the show Mythbusters?
Look and Listen The Immune System: Our Internal Defender
  1. What are the main ideas and supporting details of this presentation?
Interjections Interjections
  1. What is an interjection?
  2. What punctuation mark usually follows an interjection?
Interjections Interjections and Huck Finn
  1. What is an interjection?
  2. What punctuation mark usually follows an interjection?
  3. What punctuation mark follows a mild interjection?
  4. When are interjections used?

Module Suggested Read Aloud Books:

Take time to read to your student or have them read aloud to you. Read a different book each day. While reading the book point out concepts being taught. You may purchase these books or find them at your local library. Suggested things to discuss while reading the book:

  • What is the main idea?
  • What are three things new you learned?
  • How does this book relate to what you are learning about?

# Book Author Lexile Level

Module Outing:

Take some time to apply what your student is learning to the real world. Suggested outings are below.

# Outing