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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:60 minutes

Grades:K-2

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: Computational Thinking, Data, Design, Digital Drawing Tool, Directions, Information, Order, Poster, School, Steps, Test


Objectives:

  • Students draw directions for a familiar procedure or task.

Subjects:

Algorithm Development 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Algorithm Development 

Analyze Algorithms 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Analyze Algorithms 

Collaboration

Mathematics > Process Standards > Problem Solving > Collaboration

Communication to Others

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Engineering

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Questioning > Engineering

Experimentation

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Experimentation

Instructions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions

Look for and make use of structure

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Look for and make use of structure

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Computation > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Methods/Steps/Strategies

Mathematics > Process Standards > Problem Solving > Methods/Steps/Strategies

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Follow Directions > Nonfiction

Peer Evaluation / Feedback

Language Arts > Writing > Peer Evaluation / Feedback

Posters

Language Arts > Writing > Brochures / Pamphlets > Posters

Problem Solving Tools 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Problem Solving Tools 

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Programming

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Programming

School Procedures

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Rules > School Procedures

Steps to Complete a Task

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Design Process > Steps to Complete a Task

To Perform Some Task

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Engineering / Engineering Design Process > Model Construction > To Perform Some Task

how-to / process writing

Language Arts > Writing > Directions Instructions > how-to / process writing
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EXCEEDS (4)MEETS (3)APPROACHES (2)DOES NOT MEET (1)
Directions and Participation The 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 Components The 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 Originality The 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 Application The 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.
S.4.d Students exhibit a tolerance for ambiguity, perseverance and the capacity to work with open-ended problems.
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.
S.5.c Students break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.
S.5.d Students understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
1A-AP-08 Model daily processes by creating and following algorithms (sets of step-by-step instructions) to complete tasks. (P4.4)
1A-AP-12 Develop plans that describe a program’s sequence of events, goals, and expected outcomes. (P5.1, P7.2)
ELA-Literacy.W.1.5 With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
ELA-Literacy.W.2.5 With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
ELA-Literacy.W.K.5 With guidance and support from adults, respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
Math.Practice.MP1 Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
Math.Practice.MP7 Look for and make use of structure.
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