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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:K-5

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: CD, audio, function, symbol, technology, video


Primary Objectives:

  • Student understands that symbols can represent functions of technology.
  • Student learns the technology symbols associated with specific functions.
  • Student learns to identify functions of technology based on their symbols.
  • Student understands that symbols can act as instructions for working with technology.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student associates common symbols with technological processes.
  • Student identifies technology's role in real-world situations.
  • Student completes a process from start to finish by following the steps to create a video recording and listen to an audio CD.

Subjects:

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

Fonts / Graphics Symbols

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Fonts / Graphics Symbols

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Student Presentations 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Presentations 

VCR and DVD Operation 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > VCR and DVD Operation 

Video Presentations 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Video Presentations 

Video Production

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Video Production

Visual Literacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Visual Literacy 
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ELA-Literacy.L.4.3c Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion).
ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2-3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ELA-Literacy.RI.2.3 Describe the connection between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.3 Describe the relationship between a series of historical events, scientific ideas or concepts, or steps in technical procedures in a text, using language that pertains to time, sequence, and cause/effect.
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.RI.4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1a Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1b Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1a Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1b Build on others' talk in conversations by linking their comments to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.1c Ask for clarification and further explanation as needed about the topics and texts under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., gaining the floor in respectful ways, listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1c Ask questions to check understanding of information presented, stay on topic, and link their comments to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.1d Explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1c Pose and respond to specific questions to clarify or follow up on information, and make comments that contribute to the discussion and link to the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.1d Review the key ideas expressed and explain their own ideas and understanding in light of the discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.6 Differentiate between contexts that call for formal English (e.g., presenting ideas) and situations where informal discourse is appropriate (e.g., small-group discussion); use formal English when appropriate to task and situation. (See grade 4 Language standards 1 on page 28 for specific expectations.)
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation and other information known about the topic to explore ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1b Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions and carry out assigned roles.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.1c Pose and respond to specific questions by making comments that contribute to the discussion and elaborate on the remarks of others.
ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1a Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion).
ELA-Literacy.SL.K.1b Continue a conversation through multiple exchanges.
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