Digital Literacy

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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Research, Word Processing


Primary Objectives:

  • Students explain the reasons for and the importance of identifying the sources of information.
  • Students identify what kinds of information must be cited.
  • Students define and apply the concepts of citation, copyright, fair use, and permissions as they relate to research projects.
  • Students cite different kinds of sources within a research report or presentation.
  • Students learn how to cite using the APA style.
  • Students create a list of resources in correct APA style.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Students learn to apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of information technologies.
  • Students use technology as a tool to research, organize, evaluate and communicate information.

Subjects:

Bibliography

Language Arts > Research > Citing Sources > Bibliography

Communication to Others

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Copyright

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Copyright

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Intellectual Property > Copyright

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific)

Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Information Technology > Technology and Society > Copyright Infringement and Plagiarism (Technology Specific) 

Copyright/Plagiarism

Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Copyright/Plagiarism

Copyright/Plagiarism

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Copyright/Plagiarism

Create Communication Products 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Direct Indirect Embedded Quotes

Language Arts > Research > Citing Sources > Foot Notes / Parenthetical Documentation > Direct Indirect Embedded Quotes

Electronic and/or websites

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > Electronic and/or websites

Electronic and/or websites

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > Electronic and/or websites

General (includes making a bibliography)

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > General (includes making a bibliography)

General (includes making a bibliography)

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Citations > General (includes making a bibliography)

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

MLA APA Styles

Language Arts > Research > Citing Sources > MLA APA Styles

Online Citations

Language Arts > Research > Copyright > Online Citations

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing

Uses a Variety of Resources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Uses a Variety of Resources
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Teacher Notes:

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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.
S.2.c Students demonstrate an understanding of and respect for the rights and obligations of using and sharing intellectual property.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
1B-AP-14 Observe intellectual property rights and give appropriate attribution when creating or remixing programs. (P7.3)
2-IC-23 Describe tradeoffs between allowing information to be public and keeping information private and secure. (P7.2)
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1 Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.2b Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and refocusing the inquiry when appropriate.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.2b Develop the topic with relevant facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question, drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions for further research and investigation.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.2b Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.7 Conduct short research projects to answer a question (including a self-generated question), drawing on several sources and generating additional related, focused questions that allow for multiple avenues of exploration.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.
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