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Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 minutes

Score Type:Auto Score

This application exercise automatically provides a score to your gradebook

Available Language: English


Vocabulary: Desktop Publishing Software, Formatting, Language Arts, Technical Writing


Primary Objectives:

  • Student uses knowledge of design and formatting to create useful and understandable documents.
  • Student uses multiple types of software to create a final product.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student evaluates writing to determine whether it achieves its purposes.
  • Student uses technical writing skills to create a set of instructions.
  • Student identifies effective technical writing strategies.
  • Student creates illustrations and diagrams.
  • Student proofreads and corrects errors.
  • Student uses knowledge of design and formatting to create useful and understandable documents.

Subjects:

Answer Qs Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Answer Qs Nonfiction

Audience Definition 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Audience Definition 

Communication to Others

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Create Communication Products 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Communication Products 

Create Presentations 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Information Technology > Student Use > Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

Desktop Publishing 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Develop Products 

Information Technology > Student Use > Develop Products 

English Language Arts 

Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

From Nonfiction Material

Language Arts > Research > Collect Data / Note Taking > Gather Facts Information Highlighting > From Nonfiction Material

Functional

Language Arts > Writing > Products / Formats > Technical > Functional

Hardware / Software Applications

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

Manuals / Warranties / Functional Text

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Genre > Technical > Manuals / Warranties / Functional Text

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Graphic Organizers / Webs / Clustering > Nonfiction

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Topic Development > Sequence / 1st 2nd 3rd / Chronological > Nonfiction

Presentation Software 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Presentation Software 

Script and Written Components 

Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Script and Written Components 

Student Communication with Others 

Information Technology > Digital Communications > Student Communication with Others 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Student Presentations

Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Presentations

Media Literacy > Student Presentations

Student Technical Writing and Documentation Production 

Information Technology > Student Use > Student Technical Writing and Documentation Production 

how-to / process writing

Language Arts > Writing > Directions Instructions > how-to / process writing
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Standards:

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.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.5.d Students understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
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.7.8 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.W.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.W.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.
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