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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:1-5

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

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:

Create Presentations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Digital Communications > Create Presentations 

Data Collection for Decision Making 

Technology Education > Digital Literacy > Student Use > Data Collection for Decision Making 

Desktop Publishing 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Desktop Publishing 

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

File Formats 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Formats 

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

Technology Education > 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 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Identification 

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

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

Internet

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Software Tools > Internet

Keyboard Use / Input, Output Devices / Proficiency of use

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Computer skills > Keyboard Use / Input, Output Devices / Proficiency of use

Listening / Pay Attention

Language Arts > Communication > Media Literacy / Viewing > Comprehension > Listening / Pay Attention

Listening to Nonfiction

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Listening to Nonfiction

Operating Systems 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Operating Systems 

Storage Devices (use and/or identification of ) 

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

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

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

Vocabulary and Abbreviations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 
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S.5.b Students collect data or identify relevant data sets, use digital tools to analyze them, and represent data in various ways to facilitate problem-solving and decision-making.
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)
1A-DA-06 Collect and present the same data in various visual formats. (P7.1, P4.4)
1B-CS-02 Model how computer hardware and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks. (P4.4)
1B-DA-06 Organize and present collected data visually to highlight relationships and support a claim. (P7.1)
1B-DA-07 Use data to highlight or propose cause-and-effect relationships, predict outcomes, or communicate an idea. (P7.1)
ELA-Literacy.SL.1.2 Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
ELA-Literacy.SL.2.2 Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
ELA-Literacy.SL.3.2 Determine the main ideas and supporting details of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
ELA-Literacy.SL.4.2 Paraphrase portions of a text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.
ELA-Literacy.SL.5.2 Summarize a written text read aloud or information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.