Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 minutes

Grades:6-7

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: American History, Characterization, Digital Video and Audio, Language Arts, Questioning, Social Studies


Primary Objectives:

  • Student recognizes and uses the symbols of technology.
  • Student uses digital audio and video.
  • Student uses video editing software to create a polished video, including transitions.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student researches eras and prominent figures in American history.
  • Student takes notes from research sources.
  • Student writes interview questions.
  • Student rehearses and performs a skit.

Subjects:

Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Audience > Adjusts Accordingly / Identify

Biographies

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Genre > Biographies

From Nonfiction Material

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

General / Varied Use

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > General / Varied Use

Group Work

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Group Work

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Synthesize > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > General Comprehension > Nonfiction

Outlines / Memory Aids / Note Cards

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Prepare / Practice > Outlines / Memory Aids / Note Cards

Plays / Skits / Acting / Role Playing

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Performances > Plays / Skits / Acting / Role Playing

Research

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Research

Research - Interviewing

Social Studies > Process and Literacy Skills > Social Science - History > Research - Interviewing

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

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

Student Presentations 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Presentations 

Student Project Planning and Tracking 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Student Project Planning and Tracking 

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

Video Presentations 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Video Presentations 

Video Production

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Video Production

Video Software 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Video Software 
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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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