Performance Task: Goods and Services:
The performance task will require the students to individually create a graphic organizer to compare and contrast Goods and Services. The task will include key concepts like: using formatting tools to organize information
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
We use technology tools to process data and report results..
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 1. Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
    • A. Students apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
    • B. Student create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • 3. Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
    • D. Students process data and report results.
  • 4. Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
    • A. Students identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation.
    • C. Students collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
Suggested Curricular Areas:
  • Social Studies
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration
  • Clip Art
Files:
  • Template: No Template - Create new Kidspiration document
  • Example:


Performance Task: Story Organizer
The students will create a graphic organizer identifying the common characteristics of a story; plot, setting, characters, problem and solution.
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
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NETS Student Standards Addressed:
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Suggested Curricular Areas
  • Language Arts
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration
Files:
  • Template:
  • Example:

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The students will
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
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NETS Student Standards Addressed:
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Suggested Curricular Areas
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Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
    • Kidspiration
Files:
    • Template:
    • Example:

Performance Task: Wants vs. Needs
The performance task will require the students to individually create a graphic organizer to compare and contrast Wants and Needs. The task will include key concepts like: using formatting tools to organize information
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
We can use technology to support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity at school and in our lives.
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 4. Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
    • C. Students collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions.
  • 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:
    • A. understand and use technology systems.
    • D. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.
Suggested Curricular Areas:
  • Social Studies
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration
  • Clip Art
Files:

--OPTIONAL-- Performance Task: Parts of a Plant
The students will create a multi-slide presentation showing the four major parts of a plant. The slides, when shown in sequence, will show the plant 'growing'.
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
Information is placed in a digital form which aids and assists with understanding. Visual elements are an important part of representing data.
NETS Student Standards Addressed

  • 1. Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. Students:
    • A. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
    • B. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
    • C. use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
  • 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations. Students:
    • A. understand and use technology systems
    • D. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.

.Suggested Curricular Areas
  • Science
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • HyperStudio
Files: