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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