Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:30 minutes

Grades:3-4

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: Citizenship, Communication, Composing, Email Software, Language Arts, Letters, Social Studies, Taking Responsibility


Primary Objectives:

  • Student practices using an email program.
  • Student recognizes the parts of an email program.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student compares paper and electronic communications.
  • Student writes an email.
  • Student understands the benefits and responsibilities of citizenship.

Subjects:

Awareness of / Adjust For

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

Communication to Others

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

Communication to Others 

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

Contacting Public Officials

Social Studies > U.S. Civics > Citizen Participation - Responsibilities > Contacting Public Officials

Email 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Email 

File Formats 

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

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Not Genre Specific

Language Arts > Writing > General Skills > Not Genre Specific

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Student Communication with Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Student Communication with Others 

Use a variety or determine appropriate format

Language Arts > Writing > Format > Use a variety or determine appropriate format

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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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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