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Lunch and Learn: Word Projects

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Lunch and Learn
December 4, 2009, Noon-1PM
CDE/AEFLA, Four Corner Professional Development Resource Center
MS Word Projects: Bingo, Timeline and Minibook


To create three projects in MS Word:  a timeline, Bingo cards, and a mini book.

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Create a Timeline

http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/tutorials/timelineword.pdf -  This PDF file give very clear instructions on creating a timeline in Word. From the same source you used to create your Bingo cards and mininbook: Technology from Classroom Teachers. PRINT TO FOLLOW during the session.

Timeline Ideas


·         http://www.animatedatlas.com/timeline.html - History timeline

·         http://www.historyplace.com/ - The History Place

·         http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/cwphtml/tl1861.html - Civil War Timeline

·         http://www.civilwar.si.edu/timeline.html - Another Civil War site: Smithsonian

·         http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/Geologictime.html - Geology timelines. Scroll down the page.

·         http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prenatal_development - From Wikipedia: Prenatal timeline

·         http://www.ehd.org/science_main.php?level=b – Interactive Prenatal Development Timeline

·         http://www.all-science-fair-projects.com/category0.html - Science Fair Projects. Students can keep track of observations on a timeline.

·         http://naturalsciences.sdsu.edu/ta/classes/lab2.1/exp1tg.html - Same as above.  Very simple science projects for parents to use with kids.



http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/tutorials.html - Technology Tips for Classroom Teachers – Contains a huge list of valuable “how-to” list using different applications to create projects.




Create Bingo boards in MS Word


http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/tutorials/bingo.pdf - Detailed instructions on how to create a Bingo Game from Technology from Classroom Teachers. PRINT TO FOLLOW during the session.

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/TC102202381033.aspx?pid=CT101441811033 – Download a premade Bingo template from the Microsoft site. You can then change the vocabulary in the template and save for different topics.

 http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/bingo/5/ - This is an online program that allows you to create and print Bingo boards. Just  type in the Words. Or, better yet, have your students type in the words and create their own boards. Once the words are typed, you can shuffle the words for different boards.

Vocabulary Lists

http://www.studystack.com/ - Find a large variety of word lists to use with Bingo. The site also has word games using the vocabulary lists. Open the area you want to explore. Select the Study Table icon. When the window opens, select the vocabulary list you want. At the top, you may choose “Show All” to see the whole list with definitions. You may copy and paste that vocabulary into Word to use selectively with students. Students can also select “Shuffle” to practice the vocabulary before playing the games.

How to Play

http://www.dltk-cards.com/bingo/instructions.htm - Pretty simple instructions written for K-12 teachers, but, of course, adaptable to anyone playing Bingo.



Create a Minibook

Click here to follow instructions on how to set up your page template. Then go to the next link of instructions on how to continue.

http://www.edzone.net/~mwestern/mini.pdf - Once you have your  table set up in Word, follow these directions on how to enter text on the pages and to fold the minibook. (There is a mistake in the bottom, right cell. It should be Page 1.) PRINT TO FOLLOW.

http://www.vickiblackwell.com/makingbooks/ - Let’s Book It with Technology has several links to creating booklets with students.

http://library.thinkquest.org/J001156/makingbooks/minibook/index.htm - This site has nice, simple tutorials for creating a variety of booklets. The steps are linked from the left column.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonrepro/newcontent/pdf/919937.pdf - Another site with book ideas and instructions. The samples are for kids, but, as always, adapt to adults!



http://www.ericode.com/minibook.htm  - Very clear visuals on how to fold your Word minibook.

http://pages.sbcglobal.net/cdefreese/foldables/folding_the_factors_and_multiple.htm - Another  folding tutorial with a twist!



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