Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:K-3

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: attribute, background, clipart, diagram, effect, focus, font, linking, text box, text elements, toolbar, visual mapping, workspace


Primary Objectives:

  • Student learns to change the background color of the workspace.
  • Student learns to change the color of clipart objects.
  • Student learns to change text color.
  • Student learns to bold, italicize, and underline text.
  • Student learns to change arrow attributes.
  • Student gains additional experience using the link tool.
  • Student gains additional experience using text to label clipart objects.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student organizes information.
  • Student recognizes and identifies colors.
  • Student recognizes and identifies natural objects.
  • Student recognizes and identifies symbols and pictures.
  • Student identifies and writes rhyming words.
  • Student recognizes basic story structure.

Subjects:

Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Applications (includes pictures, labels, diagrams, charts) 

Graphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Software Applications > Graphic Organizers (Venn Diagrams,etc.) 

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

Listening to Nonfiction

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

Look for and make use of structure

Mathematics > Process Standards > Common Core > Look for and make use of structure

Nonfiction

Language Arts > Writing > Visual Aids > Illustrations Drawings > Nonfiction

Problem Solving 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Problem Solving 

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 Development

Language Arts > Communication > Listening Strategies / Context > Vocabulary Development
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  • Instructional Notes:

    K-2nd grade implementation - If students have not previously been introduced to visual mapping software, complete this lesson in a whole group setting prior to students completing it in an independent setting.

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