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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Desktop Publishing Software, Language Arts, Layout, Text Wrapping, Writing Process


Primary Objectives:

  • Student designs page layouts to effectively represent information.
  • Student incorporates relevant graphics to enhance text.
  • Student creates multiple columns in a document.
  • Student changes text wrap based on the layout.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student writes short biographies.
  • Student writes interview questions.
  • Student takes notes from an interview.

Subjects:

Ask Questions

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Ask Questions

Biographies

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Genre > Biographies

Drafting

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > Drafting

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Projects/Presentations > Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

Formatting and Preparation

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

Formatting and Preparation

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

From Nonfiction Material

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

Interviewing / Interviews

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Interviewing / Interviews

Lists / Logs

Language Arts > Writing > Lists / Logs

Note-taking

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Note-taking

Request Information

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Write Questions > Request Information

Respond

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Respond

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Use Technology when Writing

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

Using a rubric

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process - Revision Editing > Using a rubric
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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.3.c Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
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.
ELA-Literacy.SL.6.1c Pose and respond to specific questions with elaboration and detail by making comments that contribute to the topic, text, or issue under discussion.
ELA-Literacy.SL.7.1c Pose questions that elicit elaboration and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant observations and ideas that bring the discussion back on topic as needed.
ELA-Literacy.SL.8.1c Pose questions that connect the ideas of several speakers and respond to others' questions and comments with relevant evidence, observations, and ideas.
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.7.8 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.8.6 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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