Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:60 minutes

Grades:1-4

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: Data Tables, Database Software, Language Arts, Reading, Simple Sort


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns to perform a sort to organize information in a database.
  • Student learns how to perform a descending sort to sort data from biggest to smallest or alphabetically from Z to A.
  • Student learns how to perform an ascending sort to sort data from smallest to biggest or alphabetically from A to Z.
  • Student gains additional experience finding information in a database.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student describes the setting, main character, and the basic plot of a book.
  • Student classifies a book as fiction or nonfiction
  • Student identifies the author of a book
  • Student demonstrates creative thinking, constructs knowledge, and develops innovative products and processes using technology.
  • Student applies existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
  • Student uses digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
  • Student interacts, collaborates, and publishes with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.
  • Student demonstrates a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations.
  • Student understands and uses technology systems.
  • Student demonstrates originality and inventiveness in work.
  • Student develops, implements, and communicates new ideas to others.
  • Student is open and responsive to new and diverse perspectives.
  • Student acts on creative ideas to make a tangible and useful contribution to the domain in which the innovation occurs.
  • Student exercises sound reasoning in understanding.
  • Student makes complex choices and decisions.
  • Student understands the interconnections among systems.
  • Student articulates thoughts and ideas clearly and effectively through speaking and writing.
  • Student demonstrates ability to work effectively with diverse teams.

Subjects:

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Alphabetize

Language Arts > Reading > Phonics / Decoding > Alphabetize

By Concept General

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Sort / Classify Words > By Concept General

Content Specific

Language Arts > Writing > Vocabulary > Content Specific

Data Collection for Decision Making 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making 

Database Applications 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Database Applications 

Design Sorting Algorithms 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Design Sorting Algorithms 

Fiction

Language Arts > Reading > Concepts of Print > Identify Author / Illustrator / Title > Fiction

Follows Along / Responds Appropriately In Class

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > Participation > Follows Along / Responds Appropriately In Class

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 
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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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