ALEX Learning Activity

  

Comparing and Contrasting

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  This learning activity provided by:  
Author: Shannon Clark
Organization:0
  General Activity Information  
Activity ID: 1119
Title:
Comparing and Contrasting
Digital Tool/Resource:
Venn Diagram
Web Address – URL:
Overview:

The Venn diagram app allows students to compare and contrast any topic. The diagram can then be saved to the camera roll on the iPad as well as emailed as a PDF file.

  Associated Standards and Objectives  
Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
14) Collect, create, and organize data in a digital chart or graph.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will enter data into a spreedsheat and use that data to construct a chart or graph.
  • will rearragne and change data in a spreedsheet.
  • will design charts and graphs using a spreedsheet.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • graph
  • chart
  • data
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • spreadsheets can be used to collect data.
  • charts and graphs can be created using a spreadsheet or by hand to represent data.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • enter data into a spreadsheet to create a chart or graph.
  • manipulate data in a spreadsheet.
  • design charts and graphs using color, labels, titles etc.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • charts and graphs may be used to represent data and to determine answers to questions.
  • the design of the chart or graph may be edited according to the user's preferences.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 4
16) Gather and organize data to answer a question using a variety of computing and data visualization methods.

Examples: Sorting, totaling, averaging, charts, and graphs.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • gather data to answer a question using a variety of computing and data visualization methods.
  • organize data to answer a question using a variety of computing and data visualization methods how to use various computing methods.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • gather data
  • organize data
  • computing methods
  • data visualization methods
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • strategies to gather data to answer a question using a variety of computing and data visualization methods.
  • strategies to organize data to answer a question using a variety of computing and data visualization methods.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • gather and organize data to answer a question using a variety of computing and data visualization methods.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • a variety of computing and data visualization methods can be used to answer a question.
  • there are strategies for gathering and organizing data to answer a question using a variety of computing and data visualization methods.
  • different solutions call for certain types of computing and data visualization.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
21) Manipulate data to answer a question using a variety of computing methods and tools to collect, organize, graph, analyze, and publish the resulting information.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • manipulate data to answer a question using a variety of computing methods and tools to collect, organize, graph, analyze, and publish the resulting information.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • manipulate
  • data
  • computing methods
  • computing tools
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to use tools to collect, organize, graph, analyze, and publish information.
  • how to manipulate data to answer a question.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • use tools to collect, organize, graph, analyze, and publish information.
  • manipulate data to answer a question.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • data can be manipulated to answer a question using a variety of computing methods and tools to collect, organize, graph, analyze, and publish the resulting information.
Learning Objectives:

The students will be able to:

* use an app to complete a Venn diagram graphic organizer

  Strategies, Preparations and Variations  
Phase:
After/Explain/Elaborate
Activity:

Students will use the Venn diagram app to analyze two topics given by the teacher by comparing and contrasting them. 

Assessment Strategies:

The final product can be observed by the teacher informally or could be graded more formally with a rubric.


Advanced Preparation:

The teacher might want to complete a Venn diagram prior to having the students complete one just to become familiar with the app.

Variation Tips (optional):
 
Notes or Recommendations (optional):
 
  Keywords and Search Tags  
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