Owl HyperStudio Lesson Plan
|Learner objectives: Students will be
able to create a HyperStudio stack.
original hand drawing to be used in stack
computer instruction cards
|Skills: Stack design, mouse skills, drawing tools,
keyboarding, text fields, button linking
||Evaluation: Peer and teacher editing
of the storyboards for content and mechanical errors and to see that requirements
of rubric are met.
Precomputer activity - to be completed prior to lab sessions
Guided viewing of second grade animal HyperStudio stacks.
Students may remember or should be able to figure out that stacks included:
habitat, diet, physical description, locomotion.
Discuss creating HyperStudio stack using owl research. Brainstorm
content. Decide how groups will be formed.
Distribute and demonstrate the use of a storyboard and flowchart
as graphic organizers.
Discuss kinds of things that are needed (text, graphics,
Distribute and discuss rubric.
Divide students into groups for stacks.
Groups work to design cards, pictures and title card. Content
will come from expository paragraphs.
Demo - Review getting started. Include making fields and
buttons, selecting appropriate drawing tool, line thickness. Remind students
that sounds and button links will be done after graphic and text items
are completed. Remind to save often. Work is to be done in the following
Distribute cards with instructions for making fields and
Work on stacks. Students will be paired in advance, but only
one student works at a time.
Teacher will be in the computer area and will give technical
guidance and encouragement.The storyboard should be followed closely.
Students will not be creating content or design "on the fly"
Combine individual cards into group stacks.
Students will score own stack using Rubric
Students will view and score stacks of others using Rubric.
Students will have time to make corrections, if need, to
correct items mentioned on rubric
Sharing of stacks with parents.
Unit designed by: Lisa Connell, Bev Johnson and Karren
Wcisel - Spring, 1997