Title: Jobs in Housing Presentation
Overview: Students will work collaboratively to create a 5-10 slide presentation to teach others about jobs in the housing industry (other industries may be substituted). Each student will work on one job and one slide. Teacher will email students a link to a google slides template and students will research and fill in information.
Content/Context: The students will describe jobs in the housing industry, including duties and pay ranges. This is a low-intermediate class (CASAS 200-210).
Length of lesson: 60 minutes
Digital Literacy Standards addressed:
Review:log into email, open an attachment in an email
New: open an existing Google Slides presentation, manage text, Insert items into a presentation, resize, and adjust them (video, chart, pictures, clip art, screenshots), play a slideshow, advance through the slides, and end slideshow (using screen toolbar features).
College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) and/or Transitions Integration Framework (TIF) Standards addressed:
Reading: CCR Anchor 7: Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
Writing: CCR Anchor 2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Lesson Objective(s): At the end of this lesson, students will be able to type text onto a Google slide, search google for images, insert images onto a slide and resize them. Students will be able to talk to their peers about their work.
Assessing Mastery of the Objective(s): By the end of this lesson, students will be able to organize information on a Google slide as evidenced by presenting information using Google slides.
Introduction: As a group, review common jobs within the housing industry, including previous research into duties and pay ranges.
Explanation/Modeling: Teacher will model logging into gmail, opening an email, opening a link to a google slides presentation. Ask the students how to find and insert images on the web, and respond to their answers.
Guided Practice: Students will practice inserting images into slides, resizing and arranging images.
Independent Practice: Students will continue arranging their slide, adding text and more information. When students finish, they will practice talking about the slide that they made.
Student Reflection on Learning, Closure, Connection: When students finish, they will present the whole presentation to the school’s job club, each student presenting the slide that they made.
Teacher Notes: This lesson will follow a practice activity with Google slides where they introduce themselves, so they will already be a little experienced with the Google slide format.