Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:35 minutes

Grades:5-6

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: Categorization, Geology, Internet Use, Language Arts, Research, Rock Types, Search Engine, Searching


Objectives:

  • Student plans search terms.
  • Student uses an online search engine.
  • Student gathers and organizes information.
  • Student learns about different types of rocks, including igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary rocks.

Subjects:

Accuracy of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Accuracy of Information 

Appropriate Use of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Appropriate Use of Information 

Copyright

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

Evaluation for Specific Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Evaluation for Specific Use 

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

General Skills

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > General Skills

How Where to Locate Information

Language Arts > Research > Search Strategies > How Where to Locate Information

Igneous

Science > Earth Science > Geology > Rock Identification > Igneous

Information Accuracy 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Information Accuracy 

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

Internet

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Internet Search Engines

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Research > Internet Search Engines

Keyword

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Keyword

Keyword

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Keyword

Meaning Definition Analysis

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Meaning Definition Analysis

Metamorphic

Science > Earth Science > Geology > Rock Identification > Metamorphic

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Rocks / Rock Types and Characteristics

Science > Earth Science > Geology > Rock Cycle > Rocks / Rock Types and Characteristics

Search Engines 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Engines 

Search Strategies 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies 

Sedimentary

Science > Earth Science > Geology > Rock Identification > Sedimentary

Uses a Variety of Resources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Uses a Variety of Resources

Valid / Reliable

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > Resources > Valid / Reliable

Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Web Searches 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Searches 

Web Sites

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Web Sites
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EXCEEDS (4)MEETS (3)APPROACHES (2)DOES NOT MEET (1)
Directions and ParticipationThe 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 ComponentsThe 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 OriginalityThe 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 ApplicationThe 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.

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