# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Computer Information Systems, Advanced Collaborative Lesson Ideas

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Collaborative Lesson Ideas

“All That Jargon”

Subjects: Computer Applications, Technical Writing

Objective:

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Suffolk City Public Schools
Lakeland High School, 757-925-5530
Michele S. Mason, English teacher
C. F. McCray, English teacher

“Let’s Get Technical”

Subjects: Business, English

Objectives:

Real-world application:

Materials needed:

Activities:

Evaluation of student performance:

Report is rated according to a checklist that includes research, idea formulation and presentation, content, writing mechanics, editing, audience consideration, use of technology, and work ethic.

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Norfolk Public Schools
Maury High School, 757-441-2611
Irene Mosenthine, Business teacher
Rhonda Price, English teacher
Bert Rakestraw, Business teacher
Laura Shaw, English teacher

“Mythology in Advertising”

Subjects: English, World History, Keyboarding Applications, Business and Marketing

Objectives:

Students identify advertising messages that allude to Greek mythology. They create a modern myth or advertisement (using print or video) that incorporates characters from Greek mythology to entertain, instruct, or explain.

Related Academic Standards of Learning

English: 9.3; 9.4; 9.6 

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Charlottesville City Public Schools
Charlottesville High School, 804-296-5131
Dan Fielding, Professional Technical Studies Coordinator
Lynda A. Southwell, English teacher

“America the Beautiful”

Subjects: Business, Social Studies

Objective:

Students gather information about different states and compile it into a database showing a state map and facts such as state capital, flower, slogan, or products.

Suggestion: To strengthen real-world application, students could use the research to produce postcards or greeting cards featuring a particular state. Products could be donated to elementary and middle schools as geography aids.

Related Academic Standards of Learning

This lesson plan came from

Suffolk City Public Schools
Lakeland High School, Suffolk, 804-925-5530
Marsha Martin, Business teacher
James Shafer, U.S. History teacher