Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 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: Email Etiquette, Internet Efficacy, Online Safety, Technology


Objectives:

  • Students identify the basic purposes and procedures of creating and maintaining an online blog.
  • Students demonstrate online etiquette by asking permission via email to site owners before borrowing their content (e.g., images, quotes, etc.) in order to avoid infringing on someone’s copyright.
  • Students implement email etiquette by double-checking email before sending to ensure it has correct grammar and spelling, a specific subject, a clear purpose, signage of their name, and accuracy.
  • Students identify methods for evaluating and taking necessary precautions to avoid computer spam, viruses, and hacking.
  • Students assess the origination of unknown numbers to discover if they are spam.

Subjects:

Acceptable Use Policy/ICT Policy

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Acceptable Use Policy/ICT Policy

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Audience Definition 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Audience Definition 

Audience and Purpose 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Audience and Purpose 

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 

Copyright

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Copyright

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

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Create Communication Products 

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

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Email 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Email 

Ethical Usage

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Ethical Usage

From Nonfiction Material

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

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

Group Work / Discussions

Language Arts > Writing > Shared Collaborative Writing > Group Work / Discussions

Intellectual Property

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology) 

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

Internet

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

Internet Search Engines

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

Notes Messages Correspondence Invitation Email

Language Arts > Writing > Letters / Correspondence > Informal > Notes Messages Correspondence Invitation Email

On-line Etiquette 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > On-line Etiquette 

Online collaboration

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Personal Safety / Use / Online

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Personal Safety / Use / Online

Request Information

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Write Questions > Request Information

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Student Collaboration

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Collaboration

Student Collaboration 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Collaboration 

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 Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Presentations 

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

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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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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