Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 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: Comic Strip writing and drawing, Exiting Web sites, Inappropriate Web sites, Internet, Reporting inappropriate sites, Word Processing


Primary Objectives:

  • Students learn that if they see something online that is inappropriate, they should click the browser Home button, turn off the monitor if the inappropriate content does not go away, and notify a parent or teacher immediately.
  • Students learn that they must not draw other students' attention to what is on the monitor.
  • Students learn that they must not bookmark or forward an inappropriate page.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student demonstrates originality and inventiveness in work.
  • Student develops, implements, and communicates new ideas to others.
  • Student is open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives.
  • Student acts on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
  • Student exercises sound reasoning in understanding.
  • Student makes complex choices and decisions.
  • Student understands the interconnections among systems.
  • Student articulates thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively through speaking and writing.

Subjects:

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Cartoons

Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Cartoons

Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Development of Safe Interactive Environments 

Digital Citizenship 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship 

Ethics 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Ethics 

Internet Safety

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Internet Safety

Negative Impact

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact

Negative Impact 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

Personal Safety / Use / Online

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

Responsible Use

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Responsible Use

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Use Technology when Writing

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