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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:10 minutes

Grades:3-5

Score Type:Mixed Graded

Work completed by a student will be graded through a variety of scoring options including participation, student self-assessment and teacher assessment via rubric to provide flexibility with the type of grade sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook. Student work may include opened-ended questions, correct/incorrect responses, a final product and/or a self-assessment

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Computer, Language Arts, Writing


Primary Objectives:

  • Student identifies vocabulary related to networks.
  • Student troubleshoots problems related to networks and compatibility.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student practices problem-solving.

Subjects:

Compatibilit

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Formats > Compatibilit

File Management / Backup / Transfer 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Management / Backup / Transfer 

File Management/ Import and Export 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Management/ Import and Export 

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Hardware Identification 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Hardware Identification 

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Keyboard Use / Input, Output Devices / Proficiency of use

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Computer skills > Keyboard Use / Input, Output Devices / Proficiency of use

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Word Study > Nonfiction

Operating Systems 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Operating Systems 

Output Devices: Monitor, Printer, etc 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Output Devices: Monitor, Printer, etc 

Platform Compatability 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Platform Compatability 

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Programming

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Programming

Troubleshooting 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Troubleshooting 

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 
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EXCEEDS (4)MEETS (3)APPROACHES (2)DOES NOT MEET (1)
Directions and Participation The student followed all directions and went above and beyond in answering all questions in the assignment.The student followed all directions and answered all questions in the assignment.The student followed most directions and answered most questions in the assignment.The student did not follow directions or answer the questions in the assignment.
Required Final Product Components The final product includes additional elements to enhance the assignment beyond the required components.The final product includes all components required by the assignment.The final product includes most of the components required by the assignment.The final product does not demonstrate the components required by the assignment.
Organization and Originality The final product is exceptionally well designed, includes additional elements, contains no spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and reveals student’s creative insights into the assignment.The final product is neat, includes all components required by the assignment, contains minimal spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes and includes some creative elements.The final product is adequate but lacks neatness and creativity, contains some spelling, grammar and punctuation mistakes and is missing required components.The final product is not neat or creative, is missing required components and contains many spelling, grammar or punctuation mistakes.
Digital Literacy Skills Application The final product clearly demonstrates an accurate and deep level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates an accurate and appropriate level of understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates some understanding of the concept.The final product demonstrates little to no understanding of the concept.
S.1.d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
1B-CS-02 Model how computer hardware and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks. (P4.4)
1B-CS-03 Determine potential solutions to solve simple hardware and software problems using common troubleshooting strategies. (P6.2)
ELA-Literacy.L.3.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).
ELA-Literacy.L.4.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).
ELA-Literacy.L.5.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 3 topic or subject area.
ELA-Literacy.RI.4.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words or phrases in a text relevant to a grade 4 topic or subject area.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.4 Determine the meaning of general academic and domain-specific words and phrases in a text relevant to a grade 5 topic or subject area.
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