Year 7 – Technology-Mediated Exemplars


English Language

Learning Outcome:
(W 7.5) I can write appropriately for an audience and with a purpose.

Exemplar:
Students create an article/advert etc, keeping in mind the audience and purpose (for example writing an article in the school magazine), using apps like Evernote, Microsoft Docs, Publisher etc.

Publisher Tutorial
OneNote Tutorial
Evernote Tutorials

Writing

3.2 – I can collaborate with others and co-construct and co-create resources, knowledge and learning.

Learning Outcome:
(LS 7.11)  I can listen for gist and subsidiary ideas.

Exemplar:
Using Learning Apps, the teacher combines a video clip with questions related to the clip. At some predefined points in the clip, that the teacher chooses, the clip will pause and wait for students to answer the question, before resuming with the clip.

Learning Apps Tutorial

Listening

4.2 – I understand both how and why messages in digital media are constructed and for what purposes.

Learning Outcome:
(R 7.10) I can evaluate and respond to texts, which may include visuals and graphics.

Exemplar:
Students look at adverts/websites/posters/map (with non linear texts) and answer questions on them, in the form of a comprehension. Tools can include online maps (like Google Maps), adverts on social media, posters created by teachers using Adobe Spark etc. Then students can respond to texts using Microsoft Forms, IWB software, or verbally.

Adobe Spark Tutorial
Microsoft Forms Tutorial

Reading
2.3 – I can use different digital tools to share knowledge, content and resources.


Learning Outcome:
(sp 7.2) I can take part in a role-playing exercise, taking on a character role and adopting the appropriate communicative strategies of familiar situations.

Exemplar:
Students can record their own voice using a phone app or the easySpeak recorder (available from the Centre), or use Flipgrid (topic and role set by teacher) to video-record themselves. These recordings can then be shared in class.

Flipgrid Tutorial

Speaking

5.6 – I can use various tools and approaches to evaluate what I have learnt.


Malti

Learning Outcome:
(4) Il-qari bis-sens u l-fehim mill-ġeneri u stili differenti ta’ kitba filwaqt li jingħaraf it-tħaddim ta’ reġistri differenti.

Exemplar:
L-istudenti jaghmlu uzu minn rizorsi li jinsabu fuq l-Internet bhal gazzetti, artikli, dokumeni biex ifittxu l-informazzjoni. 

Il-Qari (1 Term)
1.4 – I can navigate between online sources and select information effectively.

Learning Outcome:
(21) Il-kitba diġitali bil-Malti u l-użu ta’ mezzi teknoloġiċi biex tiġi ppreżentata l-kitba.

Exemplar:
l-istudenti joħolqu preżentazzjoni diġitali b’applikazzjonijiet li jippermettu użu ta’ materjal awdjo viżiv u jaqsmuha ma sħabhom. 

PowerPoint Tutorial

Il-Kitba (3 Term)
2.1 – I can communicate through a variety of digital devices and applications.

Learning Outcome:
(3) Is-smigħ ta’ siltiet differenti dwar firxa ta’ suġġetti u sitwazzjonijiet u t-tweġib ta’ mistoqsijiet u t-tqabbil mal-esperjenzi personali.

Exemplar:
L-istudenti jkunu preżentati b’materjal awdjo (irrekordjat minn qabel).

Is-Smigħ (1 Term)

4.1 – I can review, revise and evaluate information presented in a range of digital media.


Learning Outcome:
(13) Il-kitba ta’ rakkonti fittizji.

Exemplar:
L-istudenti jistgħu jippjanaw ix-xogħol tagħhom permezz ta’ mindmaps. Mindmeister – Dan jista’ wkoll jintuża minn Microsoft Teams.

Mindmaster Tutorial

Il-Kitba (2 Term)
4.6 – I can work creatively across a range of digital media and multiple systems to present information effectively to a given audience.

Learning Outcome:
(11) Issir riċerka dwar għadd ta’ temi minn sorsi varji.

Exemplar:
L-istudenti jagħmlu użu minn riżorsi li jinsabu fuq l-Internet bħal gazzetti, artikli, dokumenti biex ifittxu l-informazzjoni 

Il-Qari (2 Term)
1.4 – I can navigate between online sources and select information effectively.


Mathematics

Learning Outcome:
(6) I can identify, measure, estimate and draw angles; I can find missing angles formed by parallel lines and transversals.

Exemplar:
Use interactive and online game quizes: http://www.mathgames.com/skill/4.1-acute-right-obtuse-and-straight-angles

Euclidean Geometry
5.1 – I can use various tools to manage my own learning.

Learning Outcome:
(8) I can recognise, add and subtract directed numbers.

Exemplar:
Students use online simulations to understand probability by experiment. https://freeonlinedice.com/

Numerical Calculations
7.6 – I can recognise and find patterns or trends.

Learning Outcome:
(7) I can read, use and convert different units of time; read and use the clock; calculate time intervals; read and use a calendar, a timetable and a time-line.

Exemplar:
Online tools; iLearn Maths; Students use Excel to design bar charts and frequency charts. (All teachers and students have access to Office 365)

Measures
7.9 – I am able to represent data through abstractions such as models and simulations.

Learning Outcome:
(6) I can identify, measure, estimate and draw angles; I can find missing angles formed by parallel lines and transversals.

Exemplar:
Use the mathematical tools found in the IWB Software (ActiveInspire) to solve problems involving missing angles. One can also use the Maths tools in ClassNotebook (through Teams) or OneNote.

Tutorials:
Ruler and Protractor
Set Square and Compass
XY Origin Tool
Class Notebook Math Tools

Euclidean Geometry

7.12 – I am able to analyse and evaluate a solution to a given task.


Ethics

Learning Outcome:
(2) I can distinguish the difference between rights and wants.

Exemplar:
Students use online game “Needs and Wants“.

4.1 – I can review, revise and evaluate information presented in a range of digital media.

Learning Outcome:
(3) I can give examples of different family cultures, which are a reality of multicultural societies like Malta.

Exemplar:
Students research videos/photos of different family cultures and present their finding to class on any digital tool for example Sway, PowerPoint, Video, Padlet etc.

Tutorials:
Sway
PowerPoint

1.2 – I can find, select, use and combine information from a range of sources. 2.3 – I can use different digital tools to share knowledge, content and resources.


Learning Outcome:
(4) I can build a case against bullying

Exemplar:
Flipgrid – Spoken, video Comicstrip – As a basis for the story, Online shared document like Office365 (for group work) Any sound recording tool like SpeakPipe.com, a sound recorder on a mobile device etc.

Flipgrid Tutorial

5.3 – I can use various tools to explore ideas, theories, relationships and procedures.

Learning Outcome:
(5) I can describe how wildlife is the natural heritage of the whole humanity

Exemplar:
Padlet – Students login through an account (preferably through iLearn), and they upload their resources like photos, links, videos, slogans etc on the topic.

Padlet Tutorial

3.2 – I can collaborate with others and co-construct and co-create resources, knowledge and learning.

Learning Outcome:
(6) I can present an argument on the need to respect human and animal life in all its forms

Exemplar:
Use of PowerPoint, Sway, Prezi, Video or Flipgrid as tools to present the argument.

Tutorials:
Sway
Flipgrid
Prezi

4.8 – I can express myself through digital media and technologies.

ICT

Learning Outcome:
(2) I am able to use a word-processor.

Exemplar:
Give students a task to find information on a topic from the internet using search engine. Information must come from at least 3 different sources. They select the information found, copy and paste it to word. They manipulate the found text and images accordingly, and include sources as a list at the end of the document. They also have to format the collected information so that it is uniformly presented.

Basic Skills
1.2 – I can find, select, use and combine information from a range of sources. 2.5 – I know how to quote other people’s work and to integrate new information into an existing body of knowledge.


Learning Outcome:
(4) I can differentiate between hardware and software.

Exemplar:
Give students a Kahoot exercise where they have to distinguish between hardware and software in a quiz form. Alternative apps can be used, like Quizziz, Learning Apps, EducaPlay or Microsoft Forms to achieve the same outcome.

Tutorials:
Educaplay
Quizizz
Kahoot
Learning Apps

Computer Systems
2.1 – I can communicate through a variety of digital devices and applications.


Learning Outcome:
(9) I can identify and distinguish between the various types of storage devices e.g. solid-state hard drive, optical drives and online storage resources.

Exemplar:
Students are given a task to prepare a presentation at home on topics of storage devices, using any program (e.g. Word, PowerPoint, Sway). The student have to present the finished work on the IWB to their classmates.

Computer Systems
4.2 – I can work creatively across a range of digital media and multiple systems to present information effectively to a given audience.

Learning Outcome:
(12) I am able to work in a team to create a robot that completes a simple task.

Exemplar:
Give students a list of instructions. Students have to describe/draw the steps and actions that the robot will do. Suggested exercise: Students discuss given set of instructions in groups. Students prepare path and actions followed and represent this on their AIOs.

Coding
7.1 – I am able to predict and explain the outcomes of a sequence of instructions.


Learning Outcome:
(12) I am able to work in a team to create a robot that completes a simple task.

Exemplar:
Give students a list of instructions that contains errors, as well as the expected outcome of actions. Students have to identify the errors in the list of instructions, and suggest corrections that allow the robot to achieve the desired outcome.

Coding
7.11 – I am able to identify and correct errors in a sequence of instructions.

Foreign Languages

Learning Outcome:
(5) Can produce simple mainly isolated phrases about oneself.

Exemplar:
Give students a list of instructions Students collaborate using collaborative online tools to create digital products.

Speaking
3.1 – I can use technologies and media to work in teams and collaborate in learning.

Learning Outcome:
(11) Can understand short texts on subjects of personal interest written with simple words and supported by illustrations and pictures.

Exemplar:
The students are requested to fill a Microsoft Form created by the teacher. All teachers and students have access to Office 365 tools such as Forms. Office 365 tools can be accessed by logging on to office.com and clicking on the App Launcher icon top left.

Reading
2.3 – I can use different digital tools to share knowledge, content and resources.

Learning Outcome:
(16) Can write one or more sentences/questions to interact in a communicative way using simple words and formulaic expressions.

Exemplar:
The students use Microsoft Sway to create a presentation about themselves, about others, where they live and what they do. All teachers and students have access to Office 365 tools such as Sway. Office 365 tools can be accessed by logging on to office.com and clicking on the App Launcher icon top left. Select Sway from the list of apps.

Writing
2.1 – I can communicate through a variety of digital devices and applications.