Request More Info

Business Applications

Not a Learning.com customer? Learn More

Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:60 minutes

Grades:2-4

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: Animals, Data Tables, Habitat, Language Arts, Math, Research, Science, Spreadsheet Software


Primary Objectives:

  • Student creates and populates a spreadsheet with collected data.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student uses language arts skills to organize facts.
  • Student uses math skills to organize data.
  • Student recognizes concepts related to animals, such as native continent, habitat, and diet.
  • Student researches using library and Internet sources.
  • Student takes notes from sources.
  • Student records data in a table.
  • Student organizes information.

Subjects:

Data Collection for Decision Making

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making

Data Collection for Decision Making 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making 

Data Formats 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Data Formats 

Data Mining

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > Data Mining

Data Mining

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > Data Mining

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

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

Plants and Animals / Vegetation

Social Studies > Geography > Ecosystems > Plants and Animals / Vegetation

Spreadsheets

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets 
Show More
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.5.b Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
1A-DA-05 Store, copy, search, retrieve, modify, and delete information using a computing device and define the information stored as data. (P4.2)
1A-DA-06 Collect and present the same data in various visual formats. (P7.1, P4.4)
1B-DA-06 Organize and present collected data visually to highlight relationships and support a claim. (P7.1)
1B-DA-07 Use data to highlight or propose cause-and-effect relationships, predict outcomes, or communicate an idea. (P7.1)
ELA-Literacy.W.2.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
ELA-Literacy.W.3.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ISTE seal of compliance for proficiency student standards ISTE seal of compliance for readiness student standards