Grades: 3 - 5
The learners will receive direct instruction and practice with replying, forwarding, and deleting email messages as they use an email inbox, respond to multiple recipients simultaneously, and delete junk mail and old messages during this engaging and interactive digital lesson.
Estimated Time:8 minutes
Score Type:Auto Score
Available Languages: English, Spanish
Vocabulary: communication, delete, email, email address, email message, forward, inbox, interface, junk mail, online safety, reply, reply all
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