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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:60 minutes

Grades:3-4

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, Research, Web Browsing Software, Writing


Subjects:

Accuracy of Information 

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

Authoritativeness

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Authoritativeness

Authoritativeness

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Authoritativeness

Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Source Evaluation > Currency/timeliness (includes locating copyright date)

Determine Refine Research Topic

Language Arts > Research > Determine Refine Research Topic

Formulate Questions

Language Arts > Research > Formulate Questions

General Skills

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

General Skills

Language Arts > Research > General Skills

General Skills

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

Hyperlinks 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Internet > Hyperlinks 

Information Accuracy

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

Information Accuracy 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Information Accuracy 

Internet

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

Internet

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

Internet Search Engines

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

Keyword

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Strategies > Keyword

Keyword

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

Nonfiction

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

Paraphrase / Summarize / Synthesize

Library Media > Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > Paraphrase / Summarize / Synthesize

Paraphrase / Summarize / Synthesize

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Research Skills > Paraphrase / Summarize / Synthesize

Reference and Research 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Reference and Research 

Research Proper / Acceptable Use of 

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

Search Engines 

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

Search Strategies 

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

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 
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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.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.
ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4a Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4a Read on-level text with purpose and understanding.
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10 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 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
ELA-Literacy.RI.4.10 By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4-5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
ELA-Literacy.W.3.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.3.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources.
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