Grade 5 Writing - Technology
A good research topic would be ancient civilizations.

Grade 5 Writing - Technology

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Over the past few years, technology has played a large part in the writing process. Students can research, publish and produce their writing on a technological device. Students can also collaborate more easily on the Internet. However, students will need to perfect their typing skills at an earlier age than they did in the past. In this quiz, the students will answer questions about using technology in the writing process.

1.
After you write your persuasive essay, you want your parent to read over your essay.
What guidance should you expect from your parent?
They will give you some more ideas to include
They will rewrite the parts that are weak
They will show you how to try a new approach
They will proofread your essay for grammar and spelling errors
The ideas for the essay should definitely come from the student
2.
After discussing your group essay with the members in your group, class is dismissed.
However, your group did not get finished discussing the essay.
What is the best way to get together and discuss the paper after school?
Mail a note to the members
Stay after school
Get on a chat website
The leader will email every member his or her ideas
The best way would be to get on a safe chat website where everyone can talk about the essay
3.
You had a huge research project assigned to you a few days ago. The topic is about ancient civilizations.
You research on the Internet and see a historian who is an expert in ancient civilizations and you also see his email address.
How will technology help you learn about the ancient civilizations?
You now have a name about someone who knows about the topic
You now can contact experts about your project
You can research about the topic
You have access to books from a library
You can make contact with an expert online
4.
In your science class, you have to create a survey for an experiment in your class.
Which of the following would allow technology to help you with conducting the survey?
Use an online survey tool to conduct the survey
Ask your friends on Facebook
Print out surveys on your printer
Ask a person online the questions on your survey
Online survey tools like SurveyMonkey can help with surveys
5.
In what way is producing a writing assignment on the computer better than writing it on a piece of paper?
It will be organized better
You will write better paragraphs
You can use the thesaurus to choose better words
You will pick a better topic
Since Microsoft Word has a thesaurus, it will allow the student to look up synonyms for words in their essays
6.
What is another reason that producing a writing assignment on the computer is better than writing it on a piece of paper?
The essay will be formatted correctly according to the teacher's requirements
Your essay will be completely free from grammar errors
You will not need to rewrite the essay because you made the corrections on the screen
The sentences will not sound choppy
If you type the paper on a computer, you will not need to rewrite it since you will be making the corrections on the computer
7.
Your teacher tells you to publish your work so that it can be seen by many people.
Where should you publish your work?
On a blog
Post it on the wall in your classroom
Give a copy to each of your friends
Let your parents read it
A blog would allow more people to read your work
8.
In what way would technological tools benefit students the most during the summer?
They would be able to produce a better quality essay
They would give the students a place to showcase their work that they would not have access to during the school year
They allow students to collaborate and publish their work online
They would allow students to write better sentences
Since students do not have much access to all of the students in their class during the school year, they might have access to them online
9.
Which is the safest place to publish your writing online?
Facebook
Classroom website
An unknown blog
An unknown website
The classroom website would be the safest place on the Internet to publish your work
10.
What can students do to have better keyboarding skills?
Look at the keyboard and memorize the keys
Practice typing words and sentences
Watch someone type
Read about typing
Practice makes perfect. So, practicing typing is the best way to get better at typing
Author:  Amy Flanders

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