Elementary Topic (grades K–8): Multiculturalism
SUBDOMAIN 601.4 - SCHOOLS & SOCIETY
Competency 601.4.4: Technology Fundamentals - The graduate identifies the general
characteristics and uses of technology; describes the functions and appropriate uses of
common computer hardware and media devices to enrich learning opportunities; and uses
computer software applications.
Objective 601.4.4-10: Create a multimedia presentation incorporating text, audio, video,
and graphics using non-computer technology.
Your task is to create a brief multimedia lesson that incorporates a variety of non-computerbased
First, locate the topic provided for your program (listed below). Then design a lesson that
incorporates a variety of multimedia instructional/learning materials (audio, video, pictures,
text, and artifacts). Next, write a learning objective, select the grade-level, and identify
specific materials that would help students meet the learning objective for your lesson.
For example, if you are an elementary education major, you might have the fifth-grade
learning objective "Given a cultural topic, students will explain five characteristics of Lakota
Sioux culture." A specific material you might incorporate is Iktomi and the Ducks and Other
Sioux Stories by Zitkala-Sa.
You will not develop a lesson plan for this task. You will write a script that provides a
context and explanation for using each of the selected materials in the lesson. A script
details what you will say and do during the lesson and what students will be doing during
Elementary Topic (grades K–8):
Secondary Topics (grades 5–9 or 7–12):
Math: Fine Arts in Mathematics
Science: The Solar System
Social Sciences: A Study of War
A. Write a learning objective on the topic provided for your program. (See "Instructional
Objectives" in the Web Links below for information about instructional objectives.)
B. Identify the grade level for the lesson you would teach to meet the learning objective.
C. Write a script "dialogue" (suggested length of 2-3 pages)
1. Include instructions to students on the lesson topic.
2. Indicate where each non-computer multimedia material will be incorporated into the
Note: You do not need to write a lesson plan for this lesson.
D. Provide a materials list for the lesson that includes at least one of each different type
1. Audio (cassette tapes, radio broadcasts)
2. Video (film, filmstrip, video, laser disc, DVD)
3. Picture (graphics, photos, posters)
4. Text (books, magazines, newsprint)
5. Tangible artifacts (items, relics, models)
E. In the materials list, include:
1. Proper APA-formatted references for each material you will incorporate into the
2. A short description of each material
3. The source of each material (library, store, personal collection, local museum)
Note: "Grades K–8" refers to kindergarten through 8th grade. The term "Grades 5–9 or 7–
12" refers to grades 5 through 9 or 7 through 12.
Note: Please save word-processing documents as *.rtf (Rich Text Format) or *.pdf (Portable
Document Format) files.
Note: For definitions of terms commonly used in the rubric, see the attached Rubric Terms.
Note: When using outside sources to support ideas and elements in a paper or project, the
submission MUST include APA formatted in-text citations with a corresponding reference list
for any direct quotes or paraphrasing. It is not necessary to list sources that were consulted
if they have not been quoted or paraphrased in the text of the paper or project.
Note: No more than a combined total of 30% of a submission can be directly quoted or
closely paraphrased from outside sources, even if cited correctly. For tips on using APA
style, please refer to the APA Handout Web link below.