SAMPLE LESSON PAGES
Click on the course titles below to visit sample lesson pages from Virtual Virginia courses:
- Economics and Personal Finance -The Virginia Department of Education has
developed a comprehensive, cutting-edge, online program aligned to the
Virginia Standards of Learning for Economics and Personal Finance. The
course includes cartoons, interactive graphics, and myriad interactions
and assessments that enrich the learning experience and provide
reteaching opportunities. An overarching simulation also allows students
to practice their newly acquired skills through characters who make
economic decisions in a simulated environment.
- Astronomy - In this sample lesson from Virtual Virginia's Astronomy
course, the students will learn how knowing the distance to an object
allows astronomers to infer the size and motion of that object. The
student will examine 3-D images as well as some interactive images to
calculate change in distance. In addition, this course utilizes the
Share the Skies (link to the site at www.sharetheskies.org) internet
telescope to image the night sky over Australia.
- French II - This lesson from French II teaches the student language he
or she would likely use in a tour of France. The first lesson focuses on
the student's arrival in the capital city. The student will learn about
airplane vocabulary, practice using prepositions with geographical
locations in French, and write an email to a friend about his or her
first impressions of Paris.
- World Mythology- This lesson from World Mythology takes the student on a
journey through Ancient Egypt to meet the significant gods of the
culture's pantheon and to study major symbols used in the traditions and
hieroglyphs important to the ancient Egyptian belief system.