Module 36: Presenting Information - Course Guide

Module Overview:

In this unit, students will learn how to select visual aids for use in a presentation. Students will learn how to identify terms in a research report that should be defined for readers or listeners. They will also learn where to find definition and pronunciation guides. Students will plan and create a multimedia presentation based on their research topic. Students will learn when it is appropriate to use exclamation marks as punctuation at the end of a sentence.

Module Materials:

Lesson # Lesson Title Material(s)
1 Spelling 12: Practice 3 None
2 Adding Visual Elements independent reading book
pen or pencil
3 Using Terminology dictionary (print or online)
independent reading book
pen or pencil
4 Creating Multimedia independent reading book
pen or pencil
5 Using Exclamation Marks independent reading book
pen or pencil

Module Objectives:

Lesson # Lesson Title Objective(s)
1 Spelling 12: Practice 3
2 Adding Visual Elements
  1. Select visual elements to include in an oral or multimedia presentation.
3 Using Terminology
  1. Define and identify examples of terminology.
  2. Consult reference materials, both print and digital, to find the pronunciation and precise meaning of key words and phrases.
4 Creating Multimedia
  1. Create a multimedia presentation on a researched topic.
5 Using Exclamation Marks
  1. Identify sentences or writing situations that justify the use of exclamation points.

Module Key Words:

Key Words Spelling Words
visual aid
time line

Module Assignments:

Lesson # Lesson Title Page # Assignment Title
2 Adding Visual Elements 4 Visual Aids Assignment
3 Using Terminology 3 Define Your Terms Assignment
4 Creating Multimedia 3 Multimedia Components Assignment
4 Creating Multimedia 6 Slide Presentation Outline Assignment
4 Creating Multimedia 7 Multimedia Presentation Assignment
5 Using Exclamation Marks 4 Punctuate Your Presentation Assignment

Learning Coach Notes:

Lesson # Lesson Title Notes
1 Spelling 12: Practice 3 To prepare for the Spelling 12: Spelling Test, have your student practice their spelling words over the coming weeks.
2 Adding Visual Elements
3 Using Terminology
4 Creating Multimedia
5 Using Exclamation Marks

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
Adding Visual Elements
  1. What is a visual aid?
Using Terminology
  1. What do you do when you come across new words?
Creating Multimedia
  1. What is multimedia?
Using Exclamation Marks
  1. When do you use exclamation marks?

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
Adding Visual Elements Time Lines, Maps and Pictures
  1. What are some visual tools you can use to add impact to your writing?

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