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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:120 minutes

Grades:5-6

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: Language Arts, Questioning Scientists, Reading Strategies, Research, Web Browser


Subjects:

Accuracy of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Accuracy of Information 

Appropriate Use of Information 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Appropriate Use of Information 

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

Expository / Informational / Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Genre > Reads A Variety of > Expository / Informational / Nonfiction

Formulate Questions

Language Arts > Research > Formulate Questions

General Skills

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > General Skills

General Skills

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > General Skills

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

General to Specific Research

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > General to Specific Research

General to Specific Research

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > General to Specific Research

Inaccurate Information

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Inaccurate Information

Information Accuracy

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Information Accuracy

Information Accuracy 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Information Accuracy 

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Internet

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Internet

Internet Search Engines

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Research > Internet Search Engines

Meaning Definition Analysis

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Meaning Definition Analysis

Nonfiction

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

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Reference and Research 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research 

Research

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research

Research Proper / Acceptable Use of 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Research Proper / Acceptable Use of 

Responsible Use

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Digital Citizenship > Responsible Use

Responsible Use

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Social Responsibility > Responsible Use

Search Strategies 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies 

Source Evaluation

Library Media > Information Literacy > ALA Information Literacy > Source Evaluation

Source Evaluation 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Source Evaluation 

Uses a Variety of Resources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Uses a Variety of Resources

Valid / Reliable

Science > Concepts and Processes > Research > Resources > Valid / Reliable

Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Page Navigation / Use of Browser 

Web Searches 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Searches 

Web Sites

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Web Sites
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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.a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
S.3.b Students evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources.
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.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.
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.
2-IC-22 Collaborate with many contributors through strategies such as crowdsourcing or surveys when creating a computational artifact. (P2.4, P5.2)
ELA-Literacy.L.6.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases; gather vocabulary knowledge when considering a word or phrase important to comprehension or expression.
ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.10 By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 4-5 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
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.W.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
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.6.8 Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources; assess the credibility of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and providing basic bibliographic information for sources.
ELA-Literacy.RST.6-8.8 Distinguish among facts, reasoned judgment based on research findings, and speculation in a text.
ELA-Literacy.WHST.6-8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas clearly and efficiently.
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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