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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Discussion

Estimated Time:30 minutes

Grades:K-2

Score Type:Manually Graded

Work completed by a student may be reviewed and evaluated by either entering the grade directly into the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook, or by using a grader application to assist in reviewing and grading student work

Available Language: English


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns about the two main ways audiences view a product, either on screen or in print.
  • Student understands font and the fact that not all fonts look the same.
  • Student learns about graphics and how to use them effectively in print and on-screen documents.
  • Student understands the concept of audience and learns how to consider audience when designing a product.
  • Student learns about white space and how to use it effectively in print and on-screen documents.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student learns about audience and how to consider audience when designing a document.
  • Student learns about the effective use of design elements, such as white space, graphics, and color.
  • Student evaluates works of art for effective use of design elements.
  • Student recognizes letters typed in different fonts.

Subjects:

Awareness of / Adjust For

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Audience > Awareness of / Adjust For

Color Identification, Use and Manipulation 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Color Identification, Use and Manipulation 

Create Communication Products 

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

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

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

Graphics/images (insert/modify) 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Graphics/images (insert/modify) 

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
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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.
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ELA-Literacy.W.1.6 With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
ELA-Literacy.W.2.6 With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
ELA-Literacy.W.K.6 With guidance and support from adults, explore a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.