Lesson Architect

Lesson Title: Using Scanner

Teacher: Beth Carrico, Polly Anna Cox, and Amy Littrell

Content Areas(s): Technology

Grade Level(s): Staff

Planning the Lesson:

Goals/Academic Expectations:

Use digital media for image input and output.

Objectives: What will my students be able to do when they finish this lesson?

Each staff member will scan a photograph and use it to create a sign or card.

Resources: What resources will be needed to complete this lesson?

2 Scanners




Introduction: How will the lesson be introduced?

Show sample products that show scanned images.

Lesson Activities: What activities will your students complete?

  1. Divide into small groups.
  2. In each group demonstrate how to use the scanner (scanning, cropping, saving to disk, etc.)
  3. Allow teams to explore with the scanner, ensuring total participation.
  4. After all team members have scanned a photograph and saved to disks, come back together as a whole group.
  5. Demonstrate PrintShop. (creating a card or sign, importing an image, inserting text, etc.)
  6. Allow each team member to create a sign or card.
  7. Print projects.

Instructional Strategies



Integrating Technology

Instructional Technology Approaches:

Software Applications:


Summary: How will you summarize the lesson? (At the end of each class period, you should discuss what has been learned. Use a variety of strategies to close the lesson.)

Discuss the process of creating a document using the scanner and PrintShop.

Brainstorm possible implications for classroom use.

Reflect on comfort levels with the scanner and importing into PrintShop.

Assessing Student Outcomes - How will you assess student performances?

Sharing of scanned products

Informal observations

Assessment Strategies:

Assessment Tools:




* This planning tool is based on the STEPS planning tool from the Panhandle Area Center for Educational

Enhancement (PACEE) in Florida.