Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:45 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: Formatting, Problem Solving, Research, Word Processing Software


Primary Objectives:

  • Student creates and formats a report in a word processing program using research recorded in a data table.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student contributes to their community.
  • Student researches using library and Internet sources.
  • Student takes notes from sources.
  • Student follows the steps of the writing process.

Subjects:

Bibliography

Language Arts > Research > Citing Sources > Bibliography

Communication to Others 

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

Create Communication Products 

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

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

From Nonfiction Material

Language Arts > Research > Collect Data / Note Taking > Gather Facts Information Highlighting > From Nonfiction Material

General

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > General

General (includes making a bibliography)

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

General (includes making a bibliography)

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

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

Internet

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

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Graphic Organizers / Webs / Clustering > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Main Idea > Nonfiction

Real-World Solutions 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Real-World Solutions 

Strategies

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > General > Strategies

Student Communication with Others 

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

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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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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