Reports


THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Reported by: Group 5

  • Also known as the Industrial Revolution
  • a period of history that encompasses the changes in economic and social organization, characterized chiefly by the replacement of hand tools with power-driven machines such as the power loom and the steam engine, and by the concentration of industry in large establishments.
  • Where humans began innovating and improving inventions and technologies
  • During the Industrial age:
    • Electricity was effectively harnessed
    • Improvements were made to industrial processes
    • Transportation was expanded
  1.  What format/equipment did people used to communicate with each other?
    • Two major means of communication: the development of transportation (ship and rail), together with the telegraph and telephone. When transportation improved, messages (and goods) could be more easily transmitted. of course the telegraph and telephone revolutionized communication, as it enabled messages to be sent within a fraction of the time it used to take.
  2. What format/equipment did people used to store information?
    • PHOTOGRAPH
      • invented by Joseph Nicephore Niepce.
      • People used the photograph to capture memories and store them for safekeeping.
    • TYPEWRITERS
      • introduced the concept of the keyboard as a means of text input to information processing system
    • PHONOGRAPH OR SOUND STORAGE
      • When Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877, he created the first technology for recording and reproducing sounds as perceived by people.
  3. What format/equipment did people used to share or broadcast information?
    • Another development of the Industrial Revolution was the beginning of “mass media” – NEWSPAPERS became much more available and accessible. The ability to “spread the news” had a profound impact on society.

DISASTER SCENARIO: A REPORT

Reported by: Group 5

“According to the weather forecast, there is no typhoon. However, your locality is experiencing heavy rainfall, while some parts in your province/ region are already flooded. There are reported incidents of landslide, evacuation, stranded vehicles and drowning. As a student, what are you going to do?”

  • INFORMATION NEEDED
    • What information do you need?
      • We need to know the real weather forecast from a reliable source of information. We need to know if there is really a typhoon or not. As a student, we need to make sure if an information is fake or not. It is our responsibility to investigate the truth. And this includes taking a closer look on weather forecasts.
  • SOURCES OF INFORMATION
    • Where will you get them?
      • Internet, TV and Radio News
      • It is important not to rely on only one source of information. We must also try to see other sources of information and evaluate all the information found.
  • ACCESS TO THE INFORMATION
    • How will you access them?
      • Television and Radio with good signal
        • It is important to be updated with the news in order to know any significant details about the weather.
      • Gadgets with good internet connection
        • Internet can also help. Therefore, accessing the internet with any acquired gadgets can provide assistance in comprehending the news.
  • EVALUATE INFORMATION
    • How will you check the quality of information?
      • Evaluate content and source
        • See if the content of the news is just a weather prediction or a forecast based on scientific evidences. Look at the source as well. See if it is from a reputable source such as an institution or news organization.
  • ORGANIZE INFORMATION
    • How will you organize and store them?
      • We can organize and store information on our external memory drives or flash drives via our gadgets. We can also store the acquired information on Google Drive or Cloud Storage.
  • COMMUNICATE INFORMATION
    • How will you create and communicate them?
      • We can share the acquired information online through the social media or text it to your loved ones via SMS. We can also spread the word by mouth by announcing the information to the town’s people or simply call the barangay officials for them to spread the news in our locality.

ACADEMIC FIELD TRIP: A REPORT

Reported by: Group 5

  1. Instruct learners to form a group from seven to ten members. Assign leader and assistant leader.
  2. Say, your group is tasked to plan an academic trip. List pertinent information on two possible destinations. (Somewhere in the country or abroad)
  3. To present solid and reliable information, discuss with the learners the following:
    • Identify the information needed
    • Determine all the possible sources, select the best source.
    • Locate and find information within the sources
    • Extract the best relevant information and list pertinent sources.

PLAN A: BEIJING, CHINA

PLAN B: MANILA, PHILIPPINES

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