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TECH:Class-to-class Interaction (Communication)

Time Frame:
5 class periods that run 30 minutes each.

Group Size:
Small Groups


The goal of this lesson is to have different classrooms of students interacting with each other using interpersonal skills and digital equipment.
This activity is very flexible and must meet the needs of individual teachers and schools.

Main Curriculum Tie:
Health Education - 6th GradeStandard 3
The students will understand and respect self and others related to human development and relationships.

Instructional Procedures:
Teachers in different grade levels will work together to determine an activity in one classroom that can be documented through digital photography. The activity/lesson will be video taped and converted into an iMovie or similar program. Students will learn to work together with students in a different grade will completing this lesson.

Example--First Grade students study water and its properties. As a culminating activity the students will spend the afternoon outside exploring the properties of water and have fun. Upper grade students will video tape the activity as well as take still shots of specific activities. At the completion of the activity the First Grade students will write a short story about their activities.

The upper grade students will complete a video presentation of the day's activities. The still shots will be used to coordinate with the story written by the First Graders and put into a take-home book for them.


  • waterday.pdf
    North Sanpete, Moroni Elementary, Lynda Freeman Shortened version of picture book written by 1st graders, photos and complilation by 6th graders.

Assessment Plan:
Assessment will be the successful completion of the determined activity.

Melvin Robinson
Utah LessonPlans

Created Date :
May 25 2005 16:39 PM