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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Adaptation, Organisms, Presentation Software, Science


Primary Objectives:

  • Student creates a slide show using presentation software.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student understands adaptive characteristics of organisms.
  • Student practices delivering a presentation with visual aids.
  • Student compares and contrasts two organisms.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Animals

Science > Life Science / Biology > Adaptation > Animals

Characteristics

Science > Life Science / Biology > Zoology > Animals > Characteristics

Create Presentations 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Life Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Hypothesis > Life Science

Life Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Scientific Inquiry > Life Science

Life Science / Biology

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > Resources > Life Science / Biology

Power Point /Video

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Create End Product > Power Point /Video

Presentation Software 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Presentation Software 

Problem Solving

Science > Life Science / Biology > Problem Solving

Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Science 

Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > Science 

Student Presentations

Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations

Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations 

Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Presentations 

Survival

Science > Life Science / Biology > Survival
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Standards:

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.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.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.)
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