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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:30 minutes

Grades:K-1

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: Critical Thinking, Mapping, Pictures, Social Studies, Visual Mapping Software


Primary Objectives:

  • Student uses visual mapping software to create a visual map.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student gains awareness of groups and their goals.
  • Student uses pictures and labels to represent ideas.
  • Student links ideas to make them coherent and cohesive.

Subjects:

By Concept General

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Sort / Classify Words > By Concept General

Communication to Others 

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

Community Groups, School Groups, Social Groups, Sports

Social Studies > Social Science - Society > Societal Roles > Group Association > Community Groups, School Groups, Social Groups, Sports

Compare/Sort/Classify

Mathematics > Number Operations > Sets > Compare/Sort/Classify

Create Communication Products 

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

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Cultural Diversity

Social Studies > U.S. History > Culture > Cultural Diversity

Formatting and Preparation

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Formatting and Preparation

Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Graphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.) 

Look for and make use of structure

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Look for and make use of structure

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Create End Product / Book Report > Nonfiction

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 
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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.4.c Students develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
S.6.b Students create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.
S.6.c Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
1A-CS-01 Select and operate appropriate software to perform a variety of tasks, and recognize that users have different needs and preferences for the technology they use. (P1.1)
ELA-Literacy.L.1.5a Sort words into categories (e.g., colors, clothing) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
ELA-Literacy.L.1.5b Define words by category and by one or more key attributes (e.g., a duck is a bird that swims; a tiger is a large cat with stripes).
ELA-Literacy.L.K.5a Sort common objects into categories (e.g., shapes, foods) to gain a sense of the concepts the categories represent.
Math.Content.K.MD.B.3 Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count.
Math.Practice.MP7 Look for and make use of structure.
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