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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 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: Architecture, Careers, Computational thinking, Data model, Design, Drawing, Modeling, Spreadsheet, Writing


Objectives:

  • Students use modeling to solve a problem.
  • Students draw a model.
  • Students utilize a data model.
  • Students create a data model.

Subjects:

Communication

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Communication

Communication 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Communication 

Construct

Mathematics > Measurement > Scale Drawings/ Models/Maps > Construct

Critical / Analytical Thinking

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Critical / Analytical Thinking

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Design/ construct / evaluate models

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Design/ construct / evaluate models

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Data Analysis and Interpretation > Engineering

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Design Experiments > Engineering

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Investigate / Investigation > Engineering

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Problem Solving > Engineering

Iterations such as Nested Loops, Do-While Loops 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Iterations such as Nested Loops, Do-While Loops 

Look for and make use of structure

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Look for and make use of structure

Math in Daily Life

Mathematics > Process Standards > Math in Daily Life

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Computation > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Problem Solving > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Follow Directions > Nonfiction

Problem Definition

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Problem Definition

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Problem-solving

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Problem-solving

Spreadsheets

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets 

Steps to Complete a Task

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Steps to Complete a Task

Technological Designs

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Engineering / Engineering Design Process > Technological Designs

To Perform Some Task

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Engineering / Engineering Design Process > Model Construction > To Perform Some Task

Wants Needs

Social Studies > Economics > Personal and Consumer > Consumer Spending > Wants Needs
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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.d Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
S.4.c Students develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process.
S.5.a Students formulate problem definitions suited for technology-assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.
S.5.c Students break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.
1B-AP-10 Create programs that include sequences, events, loops, and conditionals. (P5.2)
1B-NI-04 Model how information is broken down into smaller pieces, transmitted as packets through multiple devices over networks and the Internet, and reassembled at the destination. (P4.4)
Math.Practice.MP1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Math.Practice.MP4 Model with mathematics.
Math.Practice.MP7 Look for and make use of structure.
ISTE seal of compliance for proficiency student standards ISTE seal of compliance for readiness student standards