In this lesson, students learn how to use multiple Google applications to create, plan and organize an event. They can use it to create fictional events or with real events (i.e. a school fundraiser or student activity) and learn how to make flyers, to do lists, websites and more.
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- Create an Event Design Journal and gather feedback from a partner.
- Create a spreadsheet to track tasks and helpers for their event.
- Create a group calendar and communicate with email.
- Create a logo for the event.
- Build an event flyer using the new logo.
- Create a website for the event.
- Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.
- Communicate and publish key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains.
- Work individually or collaboratively using a variety of digital tools and media-rich resources.
- Identify and explain terms and concepts related to spreadsheets (cell, column, row, values, labels, chart/graph).
- Integrate information from multiple file formats into a single artifact.
- Write a computer program to automate a task.
- Digitally publish a website.
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