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Lead Teacher(s): Eileen Wiseman
Grade Three Teacher

Christina Baxendale
Grade Three Teacher

School: Clarenville Primary School
P.O.Box 1237
Clarenville, NF
A0E 1J0
Grade Level: Three
Number of Students: 53
Project Start and Finish Dates: February 15 to March 18, 1999
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   Project Overview

Students will use the Internet to access information about Islands as a pre- writing activity in their Language Arts Program.. This information will be the basis of a travel brochure by each student which will be written using a word processing program suitable to their ability. ( Corel Word Perfect or The Amazing Writing Machine )

   Curriculum Connections

Language Arts

Grade Three students will locate and utilize information and pictures related to Islands of the world in terms of the following criteria:

  • Special aspects of an island culture/heritage
  • Location ( country, capital, city, body of water )
  • Population
  • Size
  • Climate
  • Tourist sights
  • Special Foods from that culture
  • Plant and Animal Life
  • Land formation
  • Other Interesting Facts

Technology Information

Students will use the computer to:

  • Investigate new topics
  • Access information from local and remote data bases
  • Explore current topics
  • Practise keyboarding skills
  • Follow the directions by reading the screen


The project will be based on the following criteria:

Students will acquire a body of knowledge relating to literature and art from cultures which are different from their own.

  • Students will use the Internet as a means of information processing
  • Students will assess material and pictures to help explore new environments
  • Students will develop an appreciation of the information discovered and explored about Islands.
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