Through this engaging and interactive digital lesson, the learners will receive direct instruction and practice in the area of applying existing knowledge and skills to generate new ideas, products, or processes, and to create original works.
Estimated Time:45 minutes
Score Type:Automatically Graded
Available Language: English
Vocabulary: apply existing knowledge, collaborate, create original works, digital environment, draw conclusions, generate ideas, group expression, individual expression, interpret information, make decisions, media, original work, publish, technology concepts, technology operations, technology systems, word processing
Communication to OthersLibrary Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others
Communication to OthersTechnology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others
CommunicationTechnology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Communication
Create Communication ProductsTechnology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products
Creativity and InnovationLibrary Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Integration of Multi-media > Creativity and Innovation
Creativity and InnovationTechnology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Creativity and Innovation
Critical Thinking and Decision Making ProcessTechnology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process
Determine Refine Research TopicLanguage Arts > Research > Determine Refine Research Topic
General / Varied UseLanguage Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > General / Varied Use
General SkillsLanguage Arts > Research > General Skills
Graphics/images (insert/modify)Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Graphics/images (insert/modify)
Listening / Pay AttentionLanguage Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Comprehension > Listening / Pay Attention
New TechnologiesTechnology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > New Technologies
Productivity ToolsLibrary Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Productivity Tools
Productivity ToolsTechnology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Productivity Tools
Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for TaskTechnology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task
Use Technology when WritingLanguage Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
Use of ToolsTechnology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Use of Tools
Variety of Media (includes identification of various formats)Library Media > Media Literacy > Variety of Media (includes identification of various formats)
Variety of Media (includes identification of various formats)Technology Education > Media Literacy > Variety of Media (includes identification of various formats)
Websites / Blogs / Email / InternetLanguage Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
You might want to hold a short class discussion about the following research steps presented in the lesson: a) Identify a problem or essential question. b) Collect data and research facts. c) Analyze data to create information and ideas. d) Present your findings.
The lesson refers to the Internet terms repost, mash-up, and meme. You may want to ask the class about these terms and how they have used them in their lives.
Students should recognize technologies such as word clouds, graphics programs, image and video files, podcasts, blogs, and wikis before completing the lesson.
This lesson recommends to resize graphics that will be used online to approximately 3x4 or 4x3 inches.
To show a video online, you can upload the video to a video site and then paste the video’s embed code into a blog post, wiki, or Web page. You might want to discuss with the class (or show the class) how to upload a video and copy embed code from a video site, such as YouTube, into a blog post or wiki. Video sites often provide instructions for this easy procedure.
|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.b||Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices.|
|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.|
|S.7.a||Students use digital tools to connect with learners from a variety of backgrounds and cultures, engaging with them in ways that broaden mutual understanding and learning.|
|ELA-Literacy.RI.8.7||Evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums (e.g., print or digital text, video, multimedia) to present a particular topic or idea.|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.6.5||Include multimedia components (e.g., graphics, images, music, sound) and visual displays in presentations to clarify information.|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.7.5||Include multimedia components and visual displays in presentations to clarify claims and findings and emphasize salient points.|
|ELA-Literacy.SL.8.5||Integrate multimedia and visual displays into presentations to clarify information, strengthen claims and evidence, and add interest.|
|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.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.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.|