Digital Literacy

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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

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Available Language: English


Vocabulary: capitalization, grammar, homonyms, proofreading, punctuation, spell checker, spelling, word processing


Primary Objectives:

  • Student practices proofreading skills in a word processing environment.
  • Student identifies spelling errors as valid or invalid in a spell checker.
  • Student identifies and corrects punctuation errors in a word processing document.
  • Student identifies and corrects capitalization errors in a word processing document.
  • Student identifies and corrects homonym errors in a word processing document.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student strengthens grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization skills.
  • Student proofreads and corrects typed materials.
  • Student recognizes homonyms and their proper use in written text.

Subjects:

Communication to Others

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

Communication to Others 

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

Create Communication Products 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

General Capitalization Knowledge

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Language Structure > Mechanics / Capitalization > General Capitalization Knowledge

General Knowledge

Language Arts > Writing > Mechanics > Spelling > General Knowledge

General Punctuation Skills

Language Arts > Writing > Grammar / Language Structure > Mechanics / Punctuation > General Punctuation Skills

Homonym

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Homonym

Interactive Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Interactive Use 

Proofreading and Editing

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

Spelling Caps Punctuation

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

Visual Literacy 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Visual Literacy 

Writing Skills

Library Media > Information Literacy > Skills and Abilities > Writing Skills
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Standards:

S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
ELA-Literacy.L.3.2e Use conventional spelling for high-frequency and other studied words and for adding suffixes to base words (e.g., sitting, smiled, cries, happiness).
ELA-Literacy.L.3.2f Use spelling patterns and generalizations (e.g., word families, position-based spellings, syllable patterns, ending rules, meaningful word parts) in writing words.
ELA-Literacy.L.4.2a Use correct capitalization.
ELA-Literacy.L.4.2d Spell grade-appropriate words correctly, consulting references as needed.
ELA-Literacy.L.4.3b Choose punctuation for effect.
ELA-Literacy.W.3.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 3 on page 29.)
ELA-Literacy.W.4.5 With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing. (Editing for conventions should demonstrate command of Language standards 1–3 up to and including grade 4 on page 29.)
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