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Drury Goes Green


  • Project TitleDrury Goes Green
  • Theme:logos. posters and videos to inspire going green
  • Submitted ByDonna Hitchcock
  • OrganizationDrury High School
  • Brief DescriptionStudents learn about what it means to go green. Then they create videos and logos to teach about going green and to help motivate conservation and responsible behavior
  • Materials / ResourcesComputer
    Large format printer for poster size prints
    standard size color printer


    View/Download File: /project236_2321/poster going green.doc

    View/Download File: /project236_2321/grouping assignment.doc

  • Team members8th grade Digital Media Arts class
    mixed grade 8-12 Computer Application
  • Pre-requisite knowledgePhotoshop basics, however other programs can be substituted, such as micosoft word.
  • Technical support neededcomputer

Key Questions

  • Key QuestionsWhat does "Going Green Mean"
    How can we teach people about going green?
    How can we motivate people to go green?
  • Connections: How or why was this topic identified? Why is it meaningful?Students hear and see the phrase "going Green" everywhere, but do not really know what it means and how wide reaching a topic is.
  • Outcomes: What was the outcome? How was it shared or applied in the community?Posters hung at school
    Logos (some used as poster headings)
    PSA Broadcast over school system as well as public access television

Units / Activities

Instructional Techniques

  • model examples discussion connecting to the real worldWe worked together to discuss possible areas of interest for the creation of a series of public service announcements. Students were shown models from the Ad council

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Assessment Techniques

  • rubricThis is a formal lesson plan that I followed with some tweaking. It includes a rubric and gives students clear expectations

    View/Download File: /project236_2321/PSA Project.pdf

Frameworks / Skills

  • Work-Based Learning
    Accepting Direction and Constructive Criticism
    Accepting direction and feedback with positive attitude through appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication skills Displaying willingness to work in a cooperative manner
    (Work-Based Learning)
  • Work-Based Learning
    Motivation and Taking Initiative
    Participating fully in task or project from initiation to completion Initiating interaction with supervisor for next task or project upon successful completion of previous one
    (Work-Based Learning)
  • Work-Based Learning
    Computer Technology
    Effectively using computer software for tasks in a workplace, community or school setting.
    (Work-Based Learning)
  • Work-Based Learning
    Critical Thinking
    Gathering background information and analyzing various points of view about an issue related to a workplace, community or school setting. Using an analytical approach to raise relevant questions and draw conclusions about the topic.
    (Work-Based Learning)
  • ELA Frameworks (5-8)
    Create a media production using effective images, text, music, sound effects, or graphics.For example, students create a storyboard for an animated or live filmed version of Shiloh, by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor. As they work, they consider places in the script in which close-up and distance shots, voice-over narrations, or captions would enhance viewers
    (ELA Frameworks (5-8))
  • 21st Century
    Creativity and Innovation Skills
    Demonstrating originality and inventiveness in work. Developing, implementing and communicating new ideas to others. Being open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives Acting on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
    (21st Century)
  • 21st Century
    Information Literacy
    Accessing information efficiently and effectively, evaluating information critically and competently and using information accurately and creatively for the issue or problem at hand Possessing a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information
    (21st Century)

Tags = community-needs | public-service-announcement | Subject = ELA, Science, Arts, Technology, Service_Learning | Grade Level = HS | Time Period = School Year | Program/Funding = |
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