ALEX Learning Activity

  

Google Docs: Compare and Contrast characters in

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  This learning activity provided by:  
Author: Erika Huston
System:
School:
  General Activity Information  
Activity ID: 1289
Title:
Google Docs: Compare and Contrast characters in
Digital Tool/Resource:
Google Docs/Google Drive
Web Address – URL:
Overview:

Google Docs/Google Drive allows users to create and share documents, pictures, music, videos, and so much more.

  Associated Standards and Objectives  
Content Standard(s):
English Language Arts
ELA2015 (2015)
Grade: 5
3 ) Compare and contrast two or more characters, settings, or events in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., how characters interact). [RL.5.3]


Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
ELA.AAS.5.3- Compare and contrast two characters or events in a story.


Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
16) Use advanced features of digital tools and media-rich resources to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • use advanced features of digital tools and media
  • rich resources .
  • communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs, persuades, and/or entertains.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • key ideas
  • informs
  • persuades
  • entertains
  • media-rich
  • communicate
  • digital tools
  • collaborate
  • online environment
  • tutorial
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to use advanced features of digital tools to inform, persuade, and/or entertain.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • design communications using advanced features of various digital tools to informs, persuades, and/or entertains.
  • locate and follow directions or tutorials for working with digital tools.
  • use media-rich features such as audio and/or video.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • many digital tools are available to communicate key ideas and details.
  • directions or tutorials can be located online to assist with creation.
  • there are multiple ways to communicate the same information.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
17) Publish organized information in different ways to make it more useful or relevant.

Examples: Infographic, student created website.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • publish organized information in different ways to make it more useful or relevant.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • infographic
  • student created website
  • organized information
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • information can be created and published in different ways to make it more useful, easier to understand, or relevant.
  • multiple ways to create and publish information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • organize and publish information in different ways such as infographics, student
  • created websites, digital books, audio, video, etc.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • information can be organized and published in different ways using images, text, inforgraphs, websites, digital books, etc.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 5
20) Collaborate locally and globally using online digital tools under teacher supervision.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students will:
  • collaborate locally and globally using online digital tools with teacher supervision.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • collaborate
  • locally
  • globally
  • teacher supervision
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • communication and collaboration can occur locally in your city or state and globally across the US and different countries.
  • various methods for communication and collaboration.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • collaborate with others locally and globally using digital tools with teacher supervision.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • you are not restricted by your location, language, time zone, etc.
  • to collaboration with others using digital tools.
Learning Objectives:

Students will be able to use Google Docs/Google Drive to create and share a document where they will be comparing and contrasting two characters from the book "Charlotte's Web." The students will also share the document with the teacher and classmates by using Google Docs/Google Drive.

  Strategies, Preparations and Variations  
Phase:
During/Explore/Explain
Activity:

Students will work in groups of 4 to create a document using Google Docs/Google Drive. Students will compare and contrast two characters of their choice from the book "Charlotte's Web."

Assessment Strategies:

To assess students understanding, as a class we will go through and discuss whether or not we agree with the similarities and differences listed. If there are disagreements students will be able to make changes to the document.


Advanced Preparation:

Internet, Computers, Interactive White Board

Variation Tips (optional):
 
Notes or Recommendations (optional):
 
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