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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:25 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: Boolean operator, data, data analysis, data table, database, field, filter, mail merge, page layout, page orientation, query, record, report, sort, table


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns to plan and create a single table database.
  • Student learns to define fields and their types in a database.
  • Student learns to add new records and enter data into records in a database.
  • Student learns to edit data, fields, and field properties.
  • Student learns to filter and sort database records to organize and find information.
  • Student uses Boolean logic to filter database records.
  • Student learns to create reports from a database in various formats.
  • Student learns to consider page orientation and layout in creating reports with a database.
  • Student learns to perform a mail merge in a word processor with a database file.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student organizes information.
  • Student edits information.
  • Student uses algebraic thinking to find information.

Subjects:

Boolean operators

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Boolean operators

Collection

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Collection

Data Formats 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Data Formats 

Data Types (Identify and Use) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Data Types (Identify and Use) 

Database Applications 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Database Applications 

Draw Conclusions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Interpret / Infer > Draw Conclusions

Identify Message

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Main Idea > Identify Message

Organize/Sort

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Organize/Sort

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Use appropriate tools strategically

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

Use of Mathematical Expressions such as Boolean operators 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Use of Mathematical Expressions such as Boolean operators 
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