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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:60 minutes

Grades:1-4

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: Bodies of Water, Data Tables, Database Software, Keyword Search, Language Arts, Science, Water Sources


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns to perform a keyword search in an online database.
  • Student learns about categories in databases.
  • Student learns to perform a category search in a database.
  • Student learns to apply a simple filter in database software.
  • Student learns to perform an OR filter in database software.
  • Student learns to use a database search to solve information needs.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student learns about water sources
  • Student learns about bodies of water
  • Student demonstrates creative thinking, constructs knowledge, and develops innovative products and processes using technology.
  • Student applies existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
  • Student uses digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
  • Student interacts, collaborates, and publishes with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
  • Student demonstrates a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
  • Student understands and uses technology systems.
  • Student demonstrates originality and inventiveness in work.
  • Student develops, implements, and communicates new ideas to others.
  • Student is open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives.
  • Student acts on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
  • Student exercises sound reasoning in understanding.
  • Student makes complex choices and decisions.
  • Student understands the interconnections among systems.

Subjects:

Content Specific

Language Arts > Writing > Vocabulary > Content Specific

Data Collection for Decision Making 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making 

Database Applications 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Database Applications 

Follows Along / Responds Appropriately In Class

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > Participation > Follows Along / Responds Appropriately In Class

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Lakes

Science > Earth Science > Geology > Geologic Features > Lakes

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Graphic Organizers / Webs / Clustering > Nonfiction

Research - Using Internet / Technology

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Research - Using Internet / Technology

Rivers / Streams

Science > Earth Science > Geology > Geologic Features > Rivers / Streams
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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.a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
S.3.b Students evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources.
S.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
S.5.b Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
S.7.c Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.
1A-DA-06 Collect and present the same data in various visual formats. (P7.1, P4.4)
1B-DA-06 Organize and present collected data visually to highlight relationships and support a claim. (P7.1)
1B-DA-07 Use data to highlight or propose cause-and-effect relationships, predict outcomes, or communicate an idea. (P7.1)
ELA-Literacy.L.4.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).
ELA-Literacy.SL.1.1b Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
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