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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:75 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Alignment, Columns, Crop, Desktop Publishing, Eco-Friendly, Environment, Graphics, Image, Logo, Margins, Rotate, Template, Textbox, White Space


Objectives:

  • Students determine which formatting features in desktop publishing software increases a document's usability.
  • Students compare and contrast the different templates and tools to create publishing materials.
  • Students identify how to align text and insert graphics.
  • Students apply text and graphics in an organized manner.
  • Students demonstrate how to size, crop, and rotate an image in desktop publishing software.
  • Students demonstrate how to insert information into a template.
  • Students evaluate the effects of advertising materials in making everyday projects easy to read, interpret, and share with others and support clear writing practices.
  • Students learn to organize thoughts and information in patterns that are easy to understand.
  • Students interpret data and organize it in an efficient manner.

Subjects:

Advertisement / Stereotypes

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Recognizing Bias / Propaganda > Advertisement / Stereotypes

Audience Definition 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Audience Definition 

Create Communication Products 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Data Formats 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Data Formats 

Desktop Publishing 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Develop Products 

Information Technology > Student Use > Develop Products 

Environmental Issues - Sustainability

Social Studies > Geography > Human Interaction With the Environment > Environmental Issues - Sustainability

Formatting and Preparation

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Formatting and Preparation

Formatting and Preparation

Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > Formatting and Preparation

Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 
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Standards:

S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
2-DA-07 Represent data using multiple encoding schemes. (P4.0)
ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or studied required material; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1b Follow rules for collegial discussions, set specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1c Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1b Follow rules for collegial discussions, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1c Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1d Acknowledge new information expressed by others and, when warranted, modify their own views.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1b Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1d Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.
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