Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Fourth Grade Citing Sources

4th Grade Information Literacy 
Explains the impact of copyright date to the usefulness of information 
Defines copyright and plagiarism 


Friday, January 10, 2020

6th Grade Scams and Schemes

Digital Citizenship
Understand the legal and ethical issues of technology as related to individuals, cultures, and societies.

  • Understand and practice the basics of safe use of the Internet
  • Practice safe handling of personal information online
  • Defend against SPAM, Phishing, and other digital scams/solicitations in email and other social media

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Third Grade Research

Week of December 16-20 Video: What Is My Task?

Database: World Book Online
Library Books: Destiny Discover

Week of January 7, 2020
Nonfiction Text Features Video   Make sure you checkout a Nonfiction book today! 

Week of January 13

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EasyTech Class: Research, Resources & Ethics
Primary Objectives:
  • Student learns to respect intellectual property of others by citing information found online.
  • Student learns various methods for evaluating the validity of information on the World Wide Web.
  • Student learns about copyrights and fair use laws.

Week of January 20: Plagiarism Video: Citations for Beginners (3:14)

Fifth Grade Internet Usage Lessons

Internet Usage: Ethical Use of Digital Resources
Internet Usage: Navigating the World Wide Web
Online Communication Online Personal Communication
Internet Usage: Effective Search Strategies
Internet Usage & Online Communication: Skills Check - Level MS (Post)

Fourth Grade Internet Usage & Web Searches

1. Browsing on the Internet
  • Student learns characteristics of web pages and websites.
  • Student learns what a URL is and how to use it to navigate to a web page.
  • Student learns what a browser is and how it functions.
  • Student learns the difference between the Internet and the World Wide Web.
  • Student learns to print a web page.
  • Student learns what a home page is and understands the difference between a home page of a browser and the home page of a website.
  • Student learns to use browser dialog boxes to download files and software from the World Wide Web.
  • Student learns to identify links and use them to navigate through web pages.
2. URLS & Websites
  • Student learns how a browser communicates with a server.
  • Student learns how HTML works with a browser to display web pages.
  • Student learns to identify the components of a URL.
  • Student learns to identify source and purpose of web information by looking at the URL.
  • Student learns to troubleshoot basic web page error messages.
  • Student learns to use bookmarks to save links and to return to them later.
What is the Structure of a URL?
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3. Web Searches
  • Student learns that a database can be used to store, sort, and organize information.
  • Student learns to use search engines on web pages and websites to perform site and web searches.
  • Student learns to determine keywords when defining a search.
  • Student learns to narrow a search by using keyword, phrase, multi-item, and truncation search strategies.
  • Student learns to determine the success of a search strategy by determining the relevancy of the returned results.
  • Student learns to navigate and access search results to find specific information.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

7th Grade: Rework, Reuse, Remix - Copyright

What rights do you have as a creator? - 7th Grade
Information Literacy
Engage in the information literacy process: access, evaluate, and use information and ideas.
  • Recognize copyright law and understand fair use