Digital Literacy

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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Collaborate, Collaborative, Comment, Computer, Editing, Reviewing, Track Changes, Word Processing, Writing


Primary Objectives:

  • Students learn how to accept and reject edits.
  • Students learn how to insert comments.
  • Students learn how to remove comments.
  • Students learn how to turn on and use track changes.
  • Students learn how to use collaborative tools that are found in common word processing applications.
  • Students learn that when a second person edits a document with track changes on, the color changes, and the change is identified as from the second person.
  • Students learn when they would use these tools.

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.
  • Student demonstrates creative thinking, constructs knowledge, and develops innovative products and processes using technology. Student applies existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
  • Student demonstrates a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Student understands and uses technology systems.
  • Student learns to organize, display, and analyze relevant data, construct an evidence-based explanation of the results of an investigation, and communicate the conclusions including possible sources of error.

Subjects:

Advanced Feature

Information Technology > Software Applications > Word Processing > Advanced Feature

Communication to Others

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Follows Along / Responds Appropriately In Class

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > Participation > Follows Along / Responds Appropriately In Class

General

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > General

Intermediate Feature

Information Technology > Software Applications > Word Processing > Intermediate Feature

Peer Evaluation / Feedback

Language Arts > Writing > Peer Evaluation / Feedback

Proofread / Proofreading Symbols

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > Proofread / Proofreading Symbols

Proofreading and Editing

Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Writing Skills > Proofreading and Editing

Spelling Caps Punctuation

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > Mechanics > Spelling Caps Punctuation

Student Collaboration

Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Collaboration

Student Collaboration 

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Collaboration 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Use Technology when Writing

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

S.1.c Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
S.7.a Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.
S.7.b Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
S.7.c Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.
2-IC-22 Collaborate with many contributors through strategies such as crowdsourcing or surveys when creating a computational artifact. (P2.4, P5.2)
ELA-Literacy.W.6.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 6 on page 53.)
ELA-Literacy.W.6.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 7 on page 53.)
ELA-Literacy.W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.10 Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.5 With some guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, editing, rewriting, or trying a new approach, focusing on how well purpose and audience have been addressed. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 8 on page 53.)
ELA-Literacy.W.8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
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