Gold: What is the message?
Open this pdf document of the "I had a Dream " speech by Martin Luther King.
View this video of the same as a video
In this Quest, you will explore the advantages and disadvantages of using video and written text to get a message across.
1. It helps if 1/2 of the class, or a partner, watches the video above, while the other half or partner opens the speech document and reads it silently.
2. Partner up (one that watched the video with one that read the speech) to compare your experience and discuss answers to A-C below. Write down your answers.
A. What is the message?
B. Identify two advantages and two disadvantages for these two different types of media (written text versus video). Which one would you each prefer and why?
C. What types of things can you observe from the video that are not available by reading the text?
3. Compare the advantages and disadvantages and preferences through a class discussion.
4. Check with your teacher to see how to submit your work for this Quest.
Completing this Quest
When you have finished watching the video or read the text doument and participated in a constructive discussion about the disadvantages and advantages, you are ready for the next Quest. Save it to your File Space and share it with your teacher.
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ISTE and Common Core Standards
3. Knowledge Constructor
d. Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
6. Creative Communicator
a. Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
Common Core Standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.5 Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.7 Conduct short as well as more sustained research projects based on focused questions, demonstrating understanding of the subject under investigation.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6.7, 7.7, 8.7 Compare and contrast a text to an audio, video, or multimedia version of the text