Lesson Plan

Digital Citizenship Project in Middle School Science

Digital Lab Portfolio
Chiara B.
Classroom teacher
Garnet Valley Middle School
Glen Mills, United States
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My Grades 7
My Subjects Science

Students will be able to...create a website that will display their lab results to the public.  

Grades 7
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Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook

Activity: Presenting

The teacher will present a sample of professional portfolio webpages for students to analyze.  

Student Instructions

Students will brainstorm what makes the webpages professional or not.  What is missing from them, if anything?

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Presenting

This step is where the teacher provides instructions for the activity and goes over the rubric.  

Student Instructions

Students will review the rubric and ask questions about the activity if they have any.

3 Guided/Independent Practice

Students will chose a template from wix and create a portfolio page to display their lab data and results for one lab from each marking period.  This will replace a lab notebook.  They will include copies of lab writeups, student reflections and interviews, additional related resources, a lb redesign if necessary, etc.  

Student Instructions

Students will use the portfolio to display their lab results from 1 lab in each marking period.  This is in place of a lab notebook.