Request More Info

Digital Literacy

Not a Learning.com customer? Learn More

Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:K-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: CD, audio, function, symbol, technology, video


Primary Objectives:

  • Student understands that symbols can represent functions of technology.
  • Student learns the technology symbols associated with specific functions.
  • Student learns to identify functions of technology based on their symbols.
  • Student understands that symbols can act as instructions for working with technology.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student associates common symbols with technological processes.
  • Student identifies technology's role in real-world situations.
  • Student completes a process from start to finish by following the steps to create a video recording and listen to an audio CD.

Subjects:

Distance Learning 

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

Hardware Identification 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Hardware Identification 

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

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

Listening / Pay Attention

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

Video Presentations 

Technology Education > Media Production > Multimedia / Video Production > Video Presentations 

Video Production

Language Arts > Communication > Multimedia Usage / Production > Video Production

Vocabulary Development

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Vocabulary Development
Show More
S.1.d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
1A-CS-02 Use appropriate terminology in identifying and describing the function of common physical components of computing systems (hardware). (P7.2)
ELA-Literacy.L.1.6 Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using frequently occurring conjunctions to signal simple relationships (e.g., because).
ELA-Literacy.L.2.6 Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts, including using adjectives and adverbs to describe (e.g., When other kids are happy that makes me happy).
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).
ELA-Literacy.L.K.6 Use words and phrases acquired through conversations, reading and being read to, and responding to texts.
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.
ELA-Literacy.SL.K.2 Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.