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Lesson Title A Failure to Communicate
Unit Title I am Not a Robot
NRS Level Level 4; Level 5; 
Length of Lesson 120 minutes
Lesson Purpose

Students will use effective communication skills to work together to create a satisfactory and logical presentation on information technology facts and findings since clear communication is essential in the workplace, particulary in IT.

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson, students will be able to work with partner(s) to gather and synthesize information technology facts to design, create, and present a satisfactory Prezi based on the rubric.

Student Target

I can utilize team work skills to create a satifactory presentation that contains and presents ideas and information in a logical manner.

CCR Standards
  • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.

Lead CCR Level Specific Standards
Writing Anchor 2: Level D
  • Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas, concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of relevant content. [This includes the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments, or technical processes.] 

     a. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.

    b. Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.

    c. Use appropriate transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.

    d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.

    e. Establish and maintain a formal style.

    f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.

Supporting CCR Level Specific Standards
  • Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English capitalization, punctuation, and spelling when writing.
    a. Use a semicolon (and perhaps a conjunctive adverb) to link two or more closely related independent clauses.
    b. Use a colon to introduce a list or quotation.
    c. Spell correctly.
  • Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
KYAE Employability Standards
  • E.8 Interact with others in a professional manner.

  • E.2 Utilize workplace tools and technologies to communicate effectively (e.g., memos/e-mails, basic computer programs, phone systems).

  • E.1 Effectively contribute to a team through cooperation, leadership, and giving and accepting critical feedback to work toward a common goal.