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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:60 minutes

Grades:4-5

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: Audience, Communication, Conservation, Language Arts, Natural Resources, Persuasive, Presentation Software, Science, Social Studies


Primary Objectives:

  • Student uses presentation software to create a presentation.
  • Student creates content and appropriately designs a presentation for a selected audience.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student understands the concept and importance of natural resources.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Audience Definition 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Audience Definition 

Audience and Purpose 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Audience and Purpose 

Conservation

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Conservation

Conservation / Resource Management

Science > Life Science / Biology > Environment > Human Factors > Conservation / Resource Management

Conservation of Energy

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Conservation of Energy

Conservation of Resources

Science > Earth Science > Conservation of Resources

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Critical / Analytical Thinking

Language Arts > Life Skills Daily Life > Critical / Analytical Thinking

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Scientific Inquiry > Earth Science

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Hypothesis > Earth Science

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Student Projects > Earth Science

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > Resources > Earth Science

Ethics / Issues

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Ethics / Issues

Formatting and Preparation

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > Formatting and Preparation

Formatting and Preparation

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Formatting and Preparation

Human Factors

Science > Earth Science > Human Factors

Identify Message

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

Internet

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

Life Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Hypothesis > Life Science

Life Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Scientific Inquiry > Life Science

Life Science / Biology

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > Resources > Life Science / Biology

Life Science / Biology

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Student Projects > Life Science / Biology

Power Point /Video

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Create End Product > Power Point /Video

Presentation

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Presentation

Presentation Software 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Presentation Software 

Purpose

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Purpose

Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Resources

Science > Earth Science > Geology > Resources

Resources

Science > Earth Science > Resources

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Science 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > Science 

Stewardship and Advocacy

Science > Life Science / Biology > Environment > Human Factors > Stewardship and Advocacy

Student Presentations

Library Media > Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations

Technology Education > Media Literacy > Student Presentations
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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.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
S.6.d Students publish or present content that customizes the message and medium for their intended audiences.
ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ELA-Literacy.RI.4.3 Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.3 Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2 Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
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