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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:

Biographies

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Genre > Biographies

Group Work

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

Historical Context / Relates to Historical Events

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Genre > Historical Fiction > Historical Context / Relates to Historical Events

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 

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 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.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.5.a Students formulate problem definitions suited for technology-assisted methods such as data analysis, abstract models and algorithmic thinking in exploring and finding solutions.
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.7.b Students use collaborative technologies to work with others, including peers, experts or community members, to examine issues and problems from multiple viewpoints.
S.7.c Students contribute constructively to project teams, assuming various roles and responsibilities to work effectively toward a common goal.
ELA-Literacy.RI.6.7 Integrate information presented in different media or formats (e.g., visually, quantitatively) as well as in words to develop a coherent understanding of a topic or issue.
ELA-Literacy.RI.7.3 Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).
ELA-Literacy.RL.6.9 Compare and contrast texts in different forms or genres (e.g., stories and poems; historical novels and fantasy stories) in terms of their approaches to similar themes and topics.
ELA-Literacy.RL.7.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.
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.7.9a Apply grade 7 reading standards to literature (e.g., ''Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history'').
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.7 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.WHST.6-8.8 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.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis reflection, and research.
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