Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 minutes

Grades:5-8

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: Debating, File sharing, Internet, Research


Primary Objectives:

  • Students learn the dangers, legal aspects, and potential consequences of file sharing, including peer-to-peer file sharing.
  • Students research online.
  • Student practice debating techniques.

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:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

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

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

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

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

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

Appropriate Use of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Appropriate Use of Information 

Consequences of Computer Crime 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Consequences of Computer Crime 

Copyright

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

Copyright

Library Media > Information 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) 

Cultural Influences, Impact and Issues 

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

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 

Debate

Language Arts > Communication Spanish > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Debate

Debate

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Debate

Digital Citizenship 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship 

Distinguish Fact / Opinion

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Distinguish Fact / Opinion

Distinguish Fact / Opinion

Language Arts > Communication Spanish > Listening Strategies / Context > Distinguish Fact / Opinion

Ethical Usage

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

Facts / Evidence

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Supporting Details > Facts / Evidence

Facts / Evidence

Language Arts > Communication Spanish > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Supporting Details > Facts / Evidence

Facts / Evidence / Argument

Language Arts > Communication Spanish > Listening Strategies / Context > Supporting Details > Facts / Evidence / Argument

File Management/ Import and Export 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Management/ Import and Export 

Formal / Academic Contexts

Language Arts > Communication Spanish > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Formal / Academic Contexts

Formal / Academic Contexts

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Formal / Academic Contexts

From Nonfiction Material

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

From Nonfiction Material

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

Group Work / Discussions

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

Group Work / Discussions

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

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Intellectual Property

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

Intellectual Property

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Rights (specific to technology)

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

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 Attacks and Abuse

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse

Internet Attacks and Abuse 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Internet Attacks and Abuse 

Internet Safety

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

Knowledge Sharing

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Knowledge Sharing

Negative Impact 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Supporting Details > Nonfiction

Personal Safety / Use / Online

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

Persuasive Language

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Persuade > Persuasive Language

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Purpose

Language Arts > Communication Spanish > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Purpose

Purpose

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Purpose

Safety

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Safety

Safety 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Safety 

Security and Privacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Security and Privacy 

Sharing of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Sharing of Information 

Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

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

Source Evaluation

Language Arts > Research > Reference Sources > Source Evaluation

Source Evaluation

Language Arts > Research Spanish > Reference Sources > Source Evaluation

System Management: Application Types i.e. email,file sharing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Networking > System Management: Application Types i.e. email,file sharing 

Use Technology when Writing

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

Use Technology when Writing

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

Uses a Variety of Resources

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

Uses a Variety of Resources

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