Business Applications

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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:120 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Desktop Publishing Software, Evaluating, Language Arts, Technical Writing, Writing Instructions


Primary Objectives:

  • Student uses knowledge of design and format to create an effective document
  • Student uses desktop publishing software.
  • Student inserts clipart and other pictures into a desktop publishing document.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student evaluates writing to determine whether or not it achieves its purposes.
  • Student uses technical writing skills to create a set of instructions.

Subjects:

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Data Formats 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Data Formats 

Desktop Publishing 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

English Language Arts 

Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Group Work / Discussions

Language Arts > Writing > Shared Collaborative Writing > Group Work / Discussions

Labels Labeling

Language Arts > Writing > Products / Formats > Labels Labeling

Lists / Logs

Language Arts > Writing > Lists / Logs

Math

Language Arts > Connects to Other Disciplines > Math

Student Presentations 

Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Presentations 

Timelines / Diagrams / Maps

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Graphs / Charts > Timelines / Diagrams / Maps
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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.
2-DA-07 Represent data using multiple encoding schemes. (P4.0)
ELA-Literacy.W.6.2a Introduce a topic; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.2a Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information, using strategies such as definition, classification, comparison/contrast, and cause/ effect; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
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.
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