Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:60 minutes

Grades:6-8

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: Accounting, English Language Arts, Geography, Mapping, Personal Finance, Project-Based Learning, Technology


Objectives:

  • Students explain how the information in their pamphlet can be used to benefit a global audience in order to express their understanding of global citizenship.
  • Students determine how long travel will take between two locations through a variety of travel methods.
  • Students utilize the "details" feature in their search to learn more about traveling between two locations.
  • Students demonstrate their ability to drag a map by exploring an assigned area and identifying a location close to that area to visit.
  • Students apply "street view" and "map view" of an assigned location in order to write a visual description for a travel itinerary.
  • Students express walking directions to certain assigned locations through writing.

Subjects:

Atlas / Maps / Globes

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Atlas / Maps / Globes

Awareness of / Adjust For

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

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 

Data Collection for Decision Making

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making

Data Collection for Decision Making 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making 

Description

Language Arts > Writing > Describe > Description

Directional Vocabulary

Social Studies > Geography > Map and Geographical Skills > Geographical Concepts > Directional Vocabulary

From Nonfiction Material

Language Arts > Research > Collect Data / Note Taking > Gather Facts Information Highlighting > From Nonfiction Material

General Skills

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

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

General to Specific Research

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > General to Specific Research

General to Specific Research

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > General to Specific Research

How Where to Locate Information

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

Internet

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

Internet

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference 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

Maps and Driving Directions 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Maps and Driving Directions 

Positional Relations

Mathematics > Measurement > Direction > Positional Relations

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Productivity Tools

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Productivity Tools

Productivity Tools 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Productivity Tools 

Research

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research

Search Engines 

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

Search Strategies 

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

Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

Societal Impact

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Technology > Societal Impact

Spreadsheets

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets

Mathematics > Computer Math > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets 

Those Requiring Footnotes / Citations / Documentation

Language Arts > Research > Reports / Projects > Those Requiring Footnotes / Citations / Documentation

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing

Uses a Variety of Resources

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

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 
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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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