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Email offers authentic opportunities for students to communicate with others, near and far. Email may be used to conduct interviews, request information, state a position, or share understandings on a topic or issue. Students articulate ideas and information and analyze responses for relevancy and accuracy. Students should be taught about safety on the Internet and the importance of protecting personal information.

Purposes Specific Learning Outcomes LICT Descriptors How To Do

- 1. Model appropriate Internet practices 2. Help students identify the purpose of their email communications 3. Model compositions to achieve various purposes. 4. Assist students in selecting style and language to match audience and purpose, and ensure that they use language that is respectful of others. 5. Model Internet safety and the importance of not including personal information in email communication with people they do not know.

Related Information Variations Assessment / Think Abouts

Construct student-generated assessment criteria (e.g., What does an appropriate Internet communication look/sound like? Why?) Constructing Student-Generated Criteria for Quality Work Setting link to file Record focused observations on the clarity of student communication and the match of style and tone with purpose.Focused Observation Form blm/ela/g/blm_5 TBLMFocused Observation Form Sample blm/ela/g/blm_5a TI Offer descriptive feedback based on criteria/goals. Orally guide/facilitate student self-reflection regarding email they send and receive (e.g., tone, validity, bias, accuracy, etc.) with the Reflection Metacognition Y-chart Reflection link to file Self-Assessment link to file Reflection Metacognition blm/ela/g/blm_1 SBLM

References Keywords

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