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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:120 minutes

Grades:4-5

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: Characterization, Digital Video and Audio, Language Arts, Oral Presentations, Poetry


Primary Objectives:

  • Student records a video and plays it back.
  • Student recognizes and uses the symbols of technology.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student reads aloud to gain fluency.
  • Student performs dramatic interpretations of poetry.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

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

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Answer Qs Fiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Answer Qs Fiction

Application of Safe Use of Tools and Equipment 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Application of Safe Use of Tools and Equipment 

Audio

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Audio

Communication to Others

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

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

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Description

Language Arts > Writing > Describe > Description

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Develop Products 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Develop Products 

Dramatize

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Dramatize

English Language Arts 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Fiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > General Comprehension > Fiction

Fiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Main Idea > Fiction

Fiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Reading Strategies > Fiction

Fiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Interpret / Take a Stance / Develop Opinion > Fiction

Fiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Supporting Details > Fiction

Fiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Word Study > Fiction

Form Opinion Orally or in Writing

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Respond Fiction > Form Opinion Orally or in Writing

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

Goal Setting

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Goal Setting

Graphic Organizers

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Visual Aids > Graphic Organizers

Group Presentations

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > Group Presentations

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Lists / Logs

Language Arts > Writing > Lists / Logs

Outlines / Memory Aids / Note Cards

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Prepare / Practice > Outlines / Memory Aids / Note Cards

Poetry

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Read Aloud > Poetry

Productivity Tools

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Productivity Tools

Productivity Tools 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Productivity Tools 

Rubics / Self Evaluate

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Speeches / Presentations > Rubics / Self Evaluate

Student Communication with Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Student Communication with Others 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

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

Student Presentations

Technology Education > Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations

Library Media > Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations 

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

Student Project Planning and Tracking 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Project Planning and Tracking 

Student Technical Writing and Documentation Production 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Technical Writing and Documentation Production 

TV / Film

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > TV / Film

Video Hardware 

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

Video Presentations 

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

Video Production

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Video Production

Video Software 

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

Video Systems 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Video Systems 
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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.1.a Students articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
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.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
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.L.5.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal contrast, addition, and other logical relationships (e.g., however, although, nevertheless, similarly, moreover, in addition).
ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4a Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1 Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
ELA-Literacy.RL.4.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ELA-Literacy.RL.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.5 Add audio recordings and visual displays to presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.5 Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, sound) and visual displays in presentations when appropriate to enhance the development of main ideas or themes.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.9a Apply grade 5 reading standards to literature (e.g., ''Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or a drama, drawing on specific details in the text [e.g., how characters interact]'').
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