Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Quiz

Estimated Time:15 minutes

Grades:6-8

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: aspect ratio, audio, bitmap, clip, design, digital image, graphics, media, resolution, storyboard, transition, vector, video


Primary Objectives:

  • Student understands how to use graphics software to edit, enhance and manipulate digital images that can be used in other programs and applications.
  • Student understands how to use basic tools in graphics software that allows for cropping and adjusting the aspect ratio of a digital image.
  • Student understands that the numbers of pixels in a digital image can affect the clarity of the image in editing and resizing.
  • Student understands the difference between vector and bitmap images.
  • Student understands and identifies basic principles of design in creating an effective layout in different formats.
  • Student uses the appropriate terminology used in video and audio production and software.
  • Student knows how to use desktop publishing software to create various types of materials.
  • Student understands the basic principles of intellectual property and copyright rules concerning media products, including text, images, and audio.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student recognizes that graphics software and other digital imaging software can help express new ideas and promote creative thinking in school projects and in the real world.
  • Student understands that consistent and clean visual design is very important in order to produce effective and professional publications.

Subjects:

Create Communication Products 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Formatting and Preparation

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

Formatting and Preparation

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

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

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

Use Technology when Writing

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

Video Presentations 

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

Video Software 

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