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Type:Game

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:4-5

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 Language: English


Vocabulary: accuracy, errors per minute, key, keyboard, keyboarding, speed, touch keyboarding, words per minute


Primary Objectives:

  • Student practices proper touch keyboarding technique in short timed exercises.
  • Student practices building speed and accuracy while touch keyboarding.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student learns about different types of rocks.

Subjects:

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

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

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

Keyboarding 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Keyboarding 

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
S.1.c Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
ELA-Literacy.W.4.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of one page in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.5.6 With some guidance and support from adults, use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of two pages in a single sitting.