Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Application Exercise

Estimated Time:90 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: Averaging, Calculating, Data, Functions, Maximum, Minimum, Numbers, Spreadsheets


Objectives:

  • Students identify functions for computing numbers within data spreadsheets.
  • Students interpret data calculations (e.g., least #, greatest #, average #, etc.) of the spreadsheets.
  • Students collect data to analyze and draw resourceful conclusions.
  • Students organize data from spreadsheets based on the calculations of functions.
  • Students comprehend data of spreadsheets through analysis.
  • Students create visualizations, models, and simulations to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively.
  • Students gather and study data samples of information.
  • Students make inferences based on samples of data.

Subjects:

Arithmetic

Mathematics > Number Operations > Mean > Arithmetic

Collection

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Collection

Communication

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Communication

Compare

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Compare

Data Collection for Decision Making

Library Media > Information Technology > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making

Data Collection for Decision Making 

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

Displays

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > Displays

Maximum/Minimum

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Maximum/Minimum

Mean

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Statistics > Mean

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Follow Directions > Nonfiction

Organize/Sort

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Data > Organize/Sort

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

Problem-solving

Mathematics > Process Standards > Models/Representations > Problem-solving

Spreadsheets

Mathematics > Statistics Probability > Computation/Technology > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets

Mathematics > Number Operations > Computation/Technology > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets

Library Media > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets

Spreadsheets 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Spreadsheets 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

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

Use Technology when Writing

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

Use appropriate tools strategically

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Use appropriate tools strategically
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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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