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: advertising, consumer, creativity, innovation, invent, marketing, persuade, pitch, portfolio, product, project based assessment, technology, trends


Objectives:

  • Students demonstrate mastery of NETS-S 1: Creativity and Innovation.
  • Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
  • Students apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
  • Students create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • Students use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
  • Students identify trends and forecast possibilities.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Analysis of Trends 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Analysis of Trends 

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

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Communication

Communication 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Communication 

Compare

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Compare

Create Communication Products 

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

Creativity and Innovation

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Integration of Multi-media > Creativity and Innovation

Creativity and Innovation 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Creativity and Innovation 

Description

Language Arts > Writing > Describe > Description

General / Varied Use

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > General / Varied Use

Organize/Sort

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Organize/Sort

Reasoning / Problem Solving

Science > Habits of the Mind > Reasoning / Problem Solving

Spreadsheets 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets 

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 Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations

Library Media > Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Presentations 

Student Project Planning and Tracking 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Project Planning and Tracking 

Use Technology when Writing

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

Use appropriate tools strategically

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Use appropriate tools strategically
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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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