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   View Standards     Standard(s): [ELA2015] (1) 31 :
31 ) Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about Grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. [SL.1.1]

a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion). [SL.1.1a]

b. Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges. [SL.1.1b]

c. Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion. [SL.1.1c]

[ELA2015] (1) 16 :
16 ) Use the illustrations and details in a text to describe its key ideas. [RI.1.7]

[DLIT] (1) 15 :
9) Use a variety of digital tools collaboratively to connect with other learners.

Examples: Video calling, blogs, collaborative documents.

Subject: English Language Arts (1), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (1)
Title: Top Ten Favorite Book Recommendations
Description:

Students will participate in online conversations using a video conferencing tool to share the class' top ten book recommendations. Each class will begin by taking turns sharing their number ten book with a one-minute explanation of the key ideas of the book using illustrations or details in the text, then share number nine in the list and so on, until they reach the top book of their class. 

This activity was created as a result of the DLCS COS Resource Development Summit.




   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (1) 10 :
4) Demonstrate age-appropriate methods for keeping personal information private.

Example: Keep passwords confidential, use anonymous profile picture or avatar, develop user names that are non-identifying or do not include actual name.

[ELA2015] (1) 31 :
31 ) Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about Grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. [SL.1.1]

a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others with care, speaking one at a time about the topics and texts under discussion). [SL.1.1a]

b. Build on others' talk in conversations by responding to the comments of others through multiple exchanges. [SL.1.1b]

c. Ask questions to clear up any confusion about the topics and texts under discussion. [SL.1.1c]

[DLIT] (1) 2 :
R2) Recognize and demonstrate age-appropriate responsible use of digital devices and resources as outlined in school/district rules.

[ELA2015] (1) 32 :
32 ) Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media. [SL.1.2]

[DLIT] (1) 12 :
6) Identify appropriate and inappropriate behaviors for communicating in a digital environment.

Examples: Cyberbullying, online etiquette.

[DLIT] (1) 13 :
7) Recognize that a person has a digital identity.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (1), English Language Arts (1)
Title: Digital Footprints: "Who Are You?" vs. "Where Are You?"
Description:

Through class conversation and research, students determine the difference between private and personal information and what is okay to share in a digital environment. Students will also discuss the two ways to leave a digital footprint: one that tells others who you are and one that tells others where you are.

This activity was created as a result of the DLCS COS Resource Development Summit.




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