Learning Resources, Tools, Spaces, and Materials (L1-10)

L1- Books and Periodicals: For this project, students will need access to a variety of modern dystopian novels.

L2- Digital Media: Auditory learners might choose to use books on cd to “read” for their projects. Visual learners might choose to watch the movie version of their books either before or after reading.

L3- Website Resources: The school media specialist can provide informative and authoritative websites regarding many of the dystopian novels being offered as choices.

L4- Audio Tools: Auditory learners might choose to use headphones to listen to their books on MP3 players. Other students might choose to use microphones or computers to create recordings to use in their final projects.

L5- Laptops: The school media center will have enough laptops available for every student to use them as needed. Students may use the laptops to research their books, create online organizers, or develop final products.

L6- Video Cameras: The school library media center will have video cameras available for student use. Students may choose to use the cameras to film scenes or interviews to be used in their final products.

L7- Student Work Areas: The school library media center offers a variety of student work areas. Students might choose to work on large tables, or they might spread out on the floor. At different stages of the project, students might choose to sit and read in large, comfortable chairs or to use the computer lab to research their books or create final products.

L8- Video Production Areas: Students who choose to make videos for their final product will have access to video cameras, editing equipment, and microphones.

L9- Presentation Areas: Students will choose to present their final products in a variety of ways. Some will use the school’s microphones and speakers to present speeches. Others might use a projector and a screen to show a video or PowerPoint.

L10- Exhibits: Some students may choose to produce posters, scrapbooks, paintings, or other display objects as their final products.

Works Consulted:
Lamb, Annette. “Information Resources.” Information Age Inquiry. http://virtualinquiry.com/lab/inforesources.htm

Lamb, Annette. “Learning Spaces.” Information Age Inquiry. http://virtualinquiry.com/lab/spaces.htm

Lamb, Annette. “Student Generated Materials.” Information Age Inquiry. http://virtualinquiry.com/lab/materials.htm

Lamb, Annette. “Tools.” Information Age Inquiry. http://virtualinquiry.com/lab/tools.htm