Digital Literacy

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Type:Quiz

Estimated Time:15 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

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Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: alignment, bold, citation, copy, cut, digital image, document, edit, footnote, header, italics, justification, page layout, paste, plagiarism, ribbon toolbar, visual design, white space, word processing


Primary Objectives:

  • Student understands how to use basic formatting and editing tools included in word processing software.
  • Student demonstrates an understanding of what plagiarism is and how it can be avoided.
  • Student understands the benefits of using spelling and grammar correction tools, as well as the limitations of these tools.
  • Student demonstrates an understanding of visual design principles and how to incorporate these principles both informational and creative projects.
  • Student identifies the tools used to insert and adjust visual elements in word processing software.
  • Student understands and uses current technology terminology.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student understands the many advantages and benefits of using word processing software to create professional looking documents.
  • Student understands that proper style guides are used in academic work and tools to publish in these styles are included in word processing software.

Subjects:

Communication to Others

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Communication 

Information Technology > Internet > Communication 

Copyright/Plagiarism

Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Copyright/Plagiarism

Copyright/Plagiarism

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Copyright/Plagiarism

Create Communication Products 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Graphics/images (insert/modify) 

Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Graphics/images (insert/modify) 

Intermediate Feature

Information Technology > Software Applications > Word Processing > Intermediate Feature

Plagiarism

Language Arts > Research > Plagiarism

Plagiarism

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Plagiarism

Plagiarism

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Plagiarism

Proofreading and Editing

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

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing

Writing Skills

Information Literacy > Skills and Abilities > Writing Skills
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Teacher Notes:

  • Advanced formatting and editing options and their effective application is emphasized in this quiz.

Standards:

S.1.c Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
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.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
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