Digital Literacy

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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

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Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Computer, Interview, Language Arts, Oral Communication, Research


Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

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

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

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

Answer Qs Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Answer Qs Nonfiction

Answer Questions

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Answer Questions

Ask Questions

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Ask Questions

Awareness of / Adjust For

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Audience > Awareness of / Adjust For

Careers

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Careers

Constructive Criticism

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Peer Evaluation / Feedback > Constructive Criticism

Cultural Influences, Impact and Issues 

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

Drafting

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > Drafting

Economic Influences, Impact and Issues 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Economic Influences, Impact and Issues 

Economics

Language Arts > Connects to Other Disciplines > Social Studies > Economics

English Language Arts 

Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

Form Opinion Orally or in Writing

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Respond Nonfiction > Form Opinion Orally or in Writing

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

Hardware / Software Applications

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

Internet Search Engines

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Research > Internet Search Engines

Interviewing / Interviews

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Interviewing / Interviews

Jobs People Do in the Community

Social Studies > Economics > Personal and Consumer > Careers - Jobs > Jobs People Do in the Community

Modern Technology - Computers, Internet, Mmodern Tech.

Social Studies > U.S. History > Era 12: Contemporary United States > 2000 to Present > Modern Technology - Computers, Internet, Mmodern Tech.

Negative Impact

Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact

Negative Impact 

Information Technology > Internet > Negative Impact 

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Context Clues > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

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

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Vocabulary > Word Choice > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Main Idea > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Introduction > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > General Comprehension > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Main Idea > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Paragraph Development > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Elaborate / Develop Ideas / Content > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Supporting Details > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Synthesize > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Organization > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Topic Sentence > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Conclusion > Nonfiction

Note-taking

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Note-taking

Outline

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > Outline

Outlining / Sequence

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Organizational Structure > Outlining / Sequence

Positive / Negative Impact

Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Products in Daily Life > Positive / Negative Impact

Projects - Presentations

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Projects - Presentations

Request Information

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Write Questions > Request Information

Research

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Research

Research - Using Internet / Technology

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Research - Using Internet / Technology

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Social Context Implication

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Social / Informal > Social Context Implication

Technology

Social Studies > World History > Time, Continuity, and Change > Technology

Technology in Daily Life 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Technology in Daily Life 

Technology in the Workplace 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Technology in the Workplace 

Thesis Statement

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Thesis Statement

Those Requiring Footnotes / Citations / Documentation

Language Arts > Research > Reports / Projects > Those Requiring Footnotes / Citations / Documentation

Use Technology when Writing

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

Uses a Variety of Resources

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

Using a rubric

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > Using a rubric
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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.3.a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
S.3.b Students evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources.
S.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
S.5.a Students formulate problem definitions suited for technology-assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.
S.5.b Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
2-IC-20 Compare tradeoffs associated with computing technologies that affect people''s everyday activities and career options. (P7.2)
ELA-Literacy.L.8.4a Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence or paragraph; a word's position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
ELA-Literacy.L.8.4d Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
ELA-Literacy.L.8.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
ELA-Literacy.RI.8.1 Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.8.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1a Come to discussions prepared, having read or researched material under study; explicitly draw on that preparation by referring to evidence on the topic, text, or issue to probe and reflect on ideas under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1b Follow rules for collegial discussions and decision-making, track progress toward specific goals and deadlines, and define individual roles as needed.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1d Acknowledge new information expressed by others, and, when warranted, qualify or justify their own views in light of the evidence presented.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.4 Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with relevant evidence, sound valid reasoning, and well-chosen details; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.
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.8.2a Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.2b Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.2d Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.2f Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.4 Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. (Grade-specific expectations for writing types are defined in standards 1–3 above.)
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.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.
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