Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:180 minutes

Grades:6-8

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: Collaboration, Presentations, Report, Sharing


Objectives:

  • Students develop an understanding of how the Internet and World Wide Web can be used to help solve problems in real time and foster collaboration among various people in various locales.
  • Students demonstrate how to share and collaborate on documents in real time.
  • Students utilize tools to leave feedback on created work.
  • Students interpret information and organize it in an efficient manner.
  • Students implement information found in web-search to make presentations on weather events.

Subjects:

Awareness of / Adjust For

Language Arts > Writing > Purposeful Writing > Audience > Awareness of / Adjust For

Bold Italicized Headings Layout

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids Expository > Bold Italicized Headings Layout

Communication to Others

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Earth Science

Science > Concepts and Processes > Student Application > Present / Presentations > Earth Science

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

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

Evaluation by Peer, Self or Teacher

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

Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

Language Arts > Writing > Genre > Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

General

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Projects/Presentations > General

General / Varied Use

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

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

General Skills

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

General Skills

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

Group Presentations

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > Group Presentations

Group Work / Discussions

Language Arts > Writing > Shared Collaborative Writing > Group Work / Discussions

Impacts

Science > Earth Science > Meteorology > Weather > Impacts

Internet

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

Internet Search Engines

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

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Main Idea > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Elaborate / Develop Ideas / Content > Nonfiction

Note-taking

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Note-taking

Online collaboration

Library Media > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration

Online collaboration 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Online collaboration 

Photos / Photography / Analyze Photographs

Language Arts > Research > Photos / Photography / Analyze Photographs

Positive / Negative Impact

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Products in Daily Life > Positive / Negative Impact

Power Point /Video

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Create End Product > Power Point /Video

Presentation Software 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Presentation Software 

Principles of Design 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Principles of Design 

Proofread / Proofreading Symbols

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > Proofread / Proofreading Symbols

Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Purpose / Organization / Topic Development

Reference and Research 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research 

Research

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research

Search Strategies 

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

Student Collaboration

Library Media > Information Literacy > Student Use - Digital Media > Student Collaboration

Student Collaboration 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Student Collaboration 

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 

Team Work and Collaboration 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Team Work and Collaboration 

Timelines / Diagrams / Maps

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Graphs / Charts > Timelines / Diagrams / Maps

Use Technology when Writing

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

Web Searches 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Web Searches 
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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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