Digital Literacy

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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:20 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English

Vocabulary: Formatting, Grammar, Language Arts, Word Processing Software

Primary Objectives:

  • Student formats font style.
  • Student practices typing using word processing software.
  • Student practices saving and printing documents.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student writes action verbs and adjectives.
  • Student identifies parts of speech.


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 Usage

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Parts of Speech > General Usage

Group Work / Discussions

Language Arts > Writing > Shared Collaborative Writing > Group Work / Discussions

Short Stories

Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Fiction > Short Stories

Spelling Caps Punctuation

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

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
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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.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.L.2.1e Use adjectives and adverbs, and choose between them depending on what is to be modified.
ELA-Literacy.L.3.1a Explain the function of nouns, pronouns, verbs, adjectives, and adverbs in general and their functions in particular sentences.
ELA-Literacy.L.3.1d Form and use regular and irregular verbs.
ELA-Literacy.W.2.6 With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
ELA-Literacy.W.2.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
ELA-Literacy.W.3.4 With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)
ELA-Literacy.W.3.5 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 3 on page 29.)
ELA-Literacy.W.3.6 With guidance and support from adults, use technology to produce and publish writing (using keyboarding skills) as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
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