Digital Literacy

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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

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Available Language: English


Vocabulary: capitalization, grammar, homonyms, proofreading, punctuation, spell checker, spelling, word processing


Primary Objectives:

  • Student practices proofreading skills in a word processing environment.
  • Student identifies spelling errors as valid or invalid in a spell checker.
  • Student identifies and corrects punctuation errors in a word processing document.
  • Student identifies and corrects capitalization errors in a word processing document.
  • Student identifies and corrects homonym errors in a word processing document.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student strengthens grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization skills.
  • Student proofreads and corrects typed materials.
  • Student recognizes homonyms and their proper use.

Subjects:

Communication to Others

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

General

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > General

General Capitalization Knowledge

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Language Structure > Mechanics / Capitalization > General Capitalization Knowledge

General Knowledge

Language Arts > Writing > Mechanics > Spelling > General Knowledge

General Knowledge of Media

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > General Knowledge of Media

General Punctuation Skills

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Language Structure > Mechanics / Punctuation > General Punctuation Skills

Homonym

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Homonym

Proofreading and Editing

Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Writing Skills > Proofreading and Editing

Spelling Caps Punctuation

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > Mechanics > Spelling Caps Punctuation

Student Technical Writing and Documentation Production 

Information Technology > Student Use > Student Technical Writing and Documentation Production 
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Standards:

S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
ELA-Literacy.L.4.2a Use correct capitalization.
ELA-Literacy.L.4.2d Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
ELA-Literacy.L.4.3b Choose punctuation for effect.
ELA-Literacy.L.5.2e Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 4 on page 29.)
ELA-Literacy.W.5.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 5 on page 29.)
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