Digital Literacy

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Estimated Time:12 minutes

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Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: close, exit, file format, name, print, save, select software, software


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns to start and exit programs.
  • Student learns to create, name, save, print, and close files.
  • Student learns to identify software groups by function.
  • Student learns to select software according to its appropriateness to a task.
  • Student learns to identify and work with file formats.
  • Student explores software programs.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student learns vocabulary across the curriculum.

Subjects:

Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

English Language Arts 

Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

File Formats 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Formats 

Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Files - Naming Conventions / Extensions (gif. jpg, xls, pdf) 

Hardware / Software Applications

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Personal Use > Hardware / Software Applications

Identification 

Information Technology > Software Applications > Identification 

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Instructions

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Follow Directions > Instructions

Meaning Definition Analysis

Language Arts > Vocabulary > Grammar / Language Structure > Meaning Definition Analysis

Network Operating Systems / Software 

Information Technology > Networking > Network Operating Systems / Software 

Operating Systems 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Operating Systems 

Storage Devices (use and/or identification of ) 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Storage Devices (use and/or identification of ) 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 
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Standards:

1A-CS-01 Select and operate appropriate software to perform a variety of tasks, and recognize that users have different needs and preferences for the technology they use. (P1.1)
1A-DA-05 Store, copy, search, retrieve, modify, and delete information using a computing device and define the information stored as data. (P4.2)
1B-CS-02 Model how computer hardware and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks. (P4.4)
ELA-Literacy.L.1.5c Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., note places at home that are cozy).
ELA-Literacy.L.2.5a Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe foods that are spicy or juicy).
ELA-Literacy.L.3.5b Identify real-life connections between words and their use (e.g., describe people who are friendly or helpful).
ELA-Literacy.L.3.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial and temporal relationships (e.g., After dinner that night we went looking for them).
ELA-Literacy.L.4.6 Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate general academic and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal precise actions, emotions, or states of being (e.g., quizzed, whined, stammered) and that are basic to a particular topic (e.g., wildlife, conservation, and endangered when discussing animal preservation).
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