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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:120 minutes

Grade:4

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: Energy, Photosynthesis, Science, Sun, Water Cycle, Web Browser


Subjects:

Answer Qs Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Answer Qs Nonfiction

Causes

Science > Earth Science > Meteorology > Wind > Causes

Content Specific

Language Arts > Writing > Vocabulary > Content Specific

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Cycles > Earth Science

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes (NGSS) > Cycles (Earth's Systems) > Earth Science

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Scientific Communication > Reading Science > Earth Science

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > General > Earth Science

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Visual Representations > Drawings / Diagrams / Illustrations > Earth Science

Evaporation

Science > Earth Science > Systems > Water Cycle > Evaporation

General / Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes (NGSS) > Research (Earth's Systems) > General / Earth Science

General Skills

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > General Skills

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

Heat

Science > Earth Science > Heat

Heat and Light Source

Science > Earth Science > Energy / Energy Sources > Sun > Heat and Light Source

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Internet

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet Search Engines

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

Keyword

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Keyword

Keyword

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Keyword

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > General Comprehension > Nonfiction

Search Engines 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Engines 

Search Strategies 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies 

Sun

Science > Earth Science > Space > Stars > Sun

Tables / Graphs / Charts - Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes (NGSS) > Visual Representations (Earth's Systems) > Tables / Graphs / Charts - Earth Science

Timelines / Diagrams / Maps

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Graphs / Charts > Timelines / Diagrams / Maps

Transfer

Science > Life Science / Biology > Environment > Energy > Transfer

Water

Science > Life Science / Biology > Environment > Cycles > Water

Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Web Searches 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Searches 
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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.3.a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
S.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
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.RF.4.4a Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
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.
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