Grades: 3 - 5
During this engaging and interactive digital lesson, the learners will receive direct instruction and practice with online communication. They are introduced to email addresses and experience how to write and send email messages.
Estimated Time:12 minutes
Score Type:Auto Score
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Vocabulary: communication, domain name, electronic mail, email, email address, email message, email parts, interface, login, online safety, password, safety, username
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