TEL Lesson Plans

Grade Level Title Subject Databases/Other Resources

10-12

Vitamin Wise Nutrition Science; Computer Literacy; English/Language Arts: Speech Health and Wellness Resource Center and nutrition.gov website

12

Filial Responsibility and King Lear: A Research Exploration English Language Arts General OneFile, Academic OneFile, Health and Wellness Resource Center, Religion and Philosophy Collection; Gale Virtual Reference Library

9-12

Bienvenido Foreign Languages General OneFile; Academic Onefile; Area Country Studies (http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/)

3-4

Big Cats and Wild Dogs Computer Technology Kids Infobits; Microsoft Word or other word processing program

9-12

Impressionism in Music Fine Arts/Music History Gale Power Search

11-12

Medical Terminology Nursing Education Health & Wellness Resource Center, MedlinePlus, Gale Virtual Reference Library

9-12

Julius Caesar--Speaking Ethically? Fine Arts; English/Language Arts; Speech; Theatre Points of View Reference Center

7

Latin I Mythology Monsters & Characters Computer Technology, Latin I Student Edition; Student Edition-K12; General OneFile; Gabcast.com; podcasting-tools.com; vimeo.com; voicethread.com; Encyclopedia Mythica; and KET-Greek / Roman Mythology

11-12

Researching a Nursing Topic Nursing Education Health Reference Center Academic, Gale Virtual Reference Library,Academic OneFile

3-4

Building a Balanced Pyramid Nutrition Science Kids InfoBits; USDA's MyPyramid.Gov website

6

The Lunar Cycle Science, Astronomy Junior Edition

Grade 4

Sports Research Report Language Arts Kids InfoBits

9-12

Inform Yourself--Inform Others! Speech Points of View Reference Center, General Onefile, Gale Custom Newspapers, NewsBank's Tennessee Newspaper Collection (for a local perspective) suggested; other appropriate TEL databases

11-12

Investigation of Selected Proteins from a Bioinformatics Database. Upper Level or Advanced Placement Biology or Chemistry General Science Collection; Student Edition; Protein Data Bank (pdb.org)

5

R.A.F.T.ing the Great Smoky Mountains Social Studies Student Edition, Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Tennessee Newspaper Collection

5

Folk Dancing Makes the World Go Round Fine Arts/Arts Education:Dance Junior Edition, Wikipedia

9-12

May I Introduce... Foreign Languages/Spanish General OneFile, Literature Resource Center

9-12

Exploring Medical Issues Social Studies: Contemporary Issues Points of View Reference Center

6-12

Roman Architecture Foreign Languages/Latin Gale PowerSearch

10-12

Elements and the Periodic Table Chemistry I Student Edition; Gale Virtual Reference Library; General Science Database; Gale Popular Magazines

K-2

Looking at Kente Cloth Art Education/Fine Arts: Visual Arts Gale Kids InfoBits; websites (search engines)

11

Autobiographical Elements in Fiction Language Arts/Reading Literature Resource Center, Books & Authors, Gale PowerSearch, Academic OneFile

9-12

Music in Relation to History and Culture Arts Education/Fine Arts: Music History General Reference Center Gold

9-12

What is cultural diversity? Social Studies/Psychology:Culture Points of View Reference Center

12

Shakespearean Language and Historical and Social Contexts in Literature Language Arts/English IV (3005)/ Reading Expanded Academic ASAP

K-2

Guess Who? Characteristics of Mammals affordable wedding dresses for brides Gale Kids InfoBits

9-12

Computer music and how it affects music today Fine Arts/Music History Gale Power Search

12

Literary Technique and Reading Experience in Faulkner Language Arts/English IV (3005)/ Reading (3081) Expanded Academic ASAP; Literature Resource Center

9 - 12

What Would They Say? TV Characters Discuss Personal Finance Family & Consumer Sciences: Personal Finance Academic OneFile, Gale PowerSearch, General OneFile

3-5

What to read, why to read? Language Arts/ Reading Kids InfoBits

7

Figurative It Out: Figurative Language in Children's Poetry English/Language Arts General Reference Center Gold

9 - 12

But I Don't Look Like That: Body Image and the Relentless Pursuit of Perfection Psychology, English/Language Arts Expanded Academic Index; Gale PowerSearch; General OneFile; Health Reference Center; Pop Culture Collection; Psychology Collection

6-8

Searching for Mark Twain Language Arts/ Reading Junior Edition; Student Edition

2- 4

Beginning Research about Transportation English/Language Arts Kids InfoBits

1

Creating a Web English/Language Arts Kids InfoBits

7th / 8th

Get to the Meat of the Topic English/Language Arts Infotrac Student Edition

9 - 12

What Am I? Significant Events in United States History Social Studies: United States History Academic OneFile, Gale PowerSearch, Gale Virtual Reference Library, General OneFile, U.S. History Collection

4

Animal and Plant Cells Science about fake rolex Kids InfoBits, Fact Monster, Internet Public Library for Kids

3-5

Sleep Health Kids InfoBits

4

Famous Figures from Tennessee History Social Studies Kids Infobits, TN History for Kids

5

Oil in the Gulf Science: Life Science Jr Edition -K12; http://www.noaa.gov/

2

Animals of the rain forest Science: Life Science Kids InfoBits

9-12

Nurture the Poetic Muse Through Nature Poems English/Language Arts: Creative Writing (3012) Literature Resource Center, Academic Onefile, Expanded Academic ASAP, Gale Powersearch

8

Keystone of the Southern Arch: The Civil War in Tennessee Online Exhibit Social Studies/United States History General Reference Center Gold, General OneFile, Student Edition-K12, Tennessee Virtual Archive, TN History for Kids, Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture, Tennessee Civil War Sourcebook

7

Population Statistics Mathematics Junior Edition

8

Applying the Pythagorean Theorem Mathematics Student Edition - K12

5-8

Learning Express Library Mathematics Tests Mathematics Learning Express Library

11

The Kite Runner:Perspectives on Fatherhood English/Language Arts: AP English Literature & Composition General Onefile, Academic Onefile, Gale PowerSearch

3-5

Bullying Health Education Kids InfoBits; Stop Bullying Now; Kids Health; Girls Health;BAM! Body & Mind

11-12

Communicating with Patients Health Science: Nursing Education; English/Language Arts: Reading; Computer Literacy; Computer Technology; English/Language Arts: Speech Health and Wellness Resource Center, MedlinePlus, NIHSeniorHealth