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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: Compare and Contrast, Data Analysis, Data Collection, Geography, Problem Solving, Topography


Objectives:

  • Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
  • Collect, analyze, and represent data to solve problems using tools such as word processing, databases, spreadsheets, graphic organizers, charts, multimedia, simulations, and models
  • Identify, locate, and describe places and regions in the United States.

Subjects:

Atlas / Maps / Globes

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Atlas / Maps / Globes

Climate Regions

Social Studies > Geography > United States Geography > Climate Regions

Communication to Others

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others

Communication to Others 

Information Technology > Student Use > Communication to Others 

Critical Thinking and Decision Making Process 

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

Electronic Reference Sources

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Electronic Reference Sources

Electronic Reference Sources

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Electronic Reference Sources

How Where to Locate Information

Language Arts > Research > Search Strategies > How Where to Locate Information

Human Interaction With the Environment

Social Studies > Geography > United States Geography > Human Interaction With the Environment

Human Perception of Places

Social Studies > Geography > Human Interaction With the Environment > Human Perception of Places

Internet Search Engines

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

Maps, Atlases and Globes

Information Literacy > Reference and Research > Reference Tools > Maps, Atlases and Globes

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Graphic Organizers > Creating / Interpreting > Nonfiction

Note-taking

Language Arts > Reading / Literature > Comprehension / Analysis > Note-taking

Research Proper / Acceptable Use of 

Information Technology > Internet > Research Proper / Acceptable Use of 

Search Engines 

Digital Literacy > Reference and Research > Search Engines 

Uses a Variety of Resources

Language Arts > Research > Reference Materials > Uses a Variety of Resources
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Standards:

S.3.a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
S.6.a Students choose the appropriate platforms and tools for meeting the desired objectives of their creation or communication.
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.3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
ELA-Literacy.RI.5.7 Draw on information from multiple print or digital sources, demonstrating the ability to locate an answer to a question quickly or to solve a problem efficiently.
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.4.8 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.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.7 Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.8 Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; summarize or paraphrase information in notes and finished work, and provide a list of sources.
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