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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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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.W.6.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.