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: Computer, Language Arts, Oral Communication, Research


Subjects:

Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Advantages and Disadvantages of Technology Use 

All Aspects

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > All Aspects

Awareness of / Adjust For

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

Communication

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Communication

Communication 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology Use In Society > Communication 

Desktop vs Mobile Computing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Mobile Applications > Desktop vs Mobile Computing 

Economic Influences, Impact and Issues 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Economic Influences, Impact and Issues 

Expository / Nonfiction / Informational

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

Formal / Academic Contexts

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Formal / Academic Contexts

Group Presentations

Language Arts > Communication > Group Work > Group Presentations

Hardware / Software Applications

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

Interviewing / Interviews

Language Arts > Communication > Speaking Strategies / Presentations > Interviewing / Interviews

Note-taking

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Note-taking

Outline

Language Arts > Writing > Writing Process > Outline

Positive / Negative Impact

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

Risks and Benefits of Use 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Mobile Applications > Risks and Benefits of Use 

Social Influences, Impact and Issues

Library Media > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Social Influences, Impact and Issues

Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Social Influences, Impact and Issues 

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 

Technology in Daily Life 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Technology and Society > Technology in Daily Life 

Use Technology when Writing

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

Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Websites / Blogs / Email / Internet
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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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