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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: click and drag , clipart, diagram, file, focus, label, linking, mouse, symbol , text box, toolbar, visual mapping, workspace


Primary Objectives:

  • Student gains additional experience using the mouse to drag and drop.
  • Student identifies the basic components of visual mapping software.
  • Student understands the concept of focus and learns to identify it.
  • Student learns to change focus from object to object, and from object to workspace.
  • Student learns to add clipart objects to the workspace.
  • Student learns to use text to label clipart objects.
  • Student learns to use the link tool to link objects.
  • Student begins to understand visual mapping software as a way to group ideas.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student organizes and groups information.
  • Student categorizes objects, such as by shape, color, and beginning letter.
  • Student recognizes shapes.
  • Student recognizes and writes rhyming words.
  • Student writes labels for pictures.
  • Student groups pictures that illustrate the concept of before and after.

Subjects:

Charts and Diagrams 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Charts and Diagrams 

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.) 

Integrate graphics such as bitmap images 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Programming > Integrate graphics such as bitmap images 

Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Student Use > Student Evaluation and Selection of Tools / Software for Task 
  • 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.

1A-CS-01 Select and operate appropriate software to perform a variety of tasks, and recognize that users have different needs and preferences for the technology they use. (P1.1)
1A-DA-06 Collect and present the same data in various visual formats. (P7.1, P4.4)
1A-DA-07 Identify and describe patterns in data visualizations, such as charts or graphs, to make predictions. (P4.1)
1B-DA-06 Organize and present collected data visually to highlight relationships and support a claim. (P7.1)
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