Digital Literacy

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Type:Discussion

Estimated Time:30 minutes

Score Type:Custom Score

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Available Language: English


Objectives:

  • Student understands input, output, and processing devices and how they are different.
  • Student understands online help, how it can be accessed, and the documentation that supports it.
  • Student gains familiarity with cross-platform connectivity and file format compatibility, and learns how adjustments can be made for both.
  • Student learns about peripherals and how to connect to them over a network.

Subjects:

Abbreviations

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Language Structure > Mechanics / Punctuation > Abbreviations

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Compatibilit

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

English Language Arts 

Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

File Formats 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Formats 

File Management / Backup / Transfer 

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

File Management/ Import and Export 

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

File Modification (including Access and Creation Time) 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Modification (including Access and Creation Time) 

Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Hardware / Software Applications

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

Hardware Identification 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Hardware Identification 

Including testing process

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Software / Hardware Compatability > Including testing process

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

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

Internet Search Engines

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Research > Internet Search Engines

On-line Help 

Information Technology > Internet > On-line Help 

Operating Systems 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Operating Systems 

Output Devices: Monitor, Printer, etc 

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

Peripherals 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Peripherals 

Platform Compatability 

Information Technology > Internet > Platform Compatability 

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 
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Standards:

1B-CS-02 Model how computer hardware and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks. (P4.4)
ELA-Literacy.L.4.3c Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion).
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1c Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1d Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1d Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 4 Language standards 1 on page 28 for specific expectations.)
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.W.3.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
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