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Teacher-Facing Resources

Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:12 minutes

Grades:1-5

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: delete, desktop, file, file structure, folder, recycle bin, trash


Primary Objectives:

  • Student understands the concept of computer programs and learns to open and close them.
  • Student understands the concept of a computer desktop and learns how to use it.
  • Student learns to identify and open files and folders.
  • Student learns to move files from one location to another.
  • Student learns to navigate file structures.
  • Student learns to use the recycle bin or trash to delete files.

Secondary Objectives:

  • Student organizes information.
  • Student learns to select appropriate tools for different tasks.
  • Student classifies information.
  • Student reads about marine animals.

Subjects:

Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Cell phones, Hand Held Devices, PDAs 

Computer Structure 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Computer Structure 

Desktop Personalization 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Desktop Personalization 

Desktop Symbols 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Desktop Symbols 

English Language Arts 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Connects to Other Disciplines > English Language Arts 

File Formats 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Formats 

File Management/ Import and Export 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > File Management/ Import and Export 

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

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

Operating Systems 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Operating Systems 

Storage Devices (use and/or identification of ) 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Storage Devices (use and/or identification of ) 

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 and Abbreviations 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Vocabulary and Abbreviations 
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S.1.b Students build networks and customize their learning environments in ways that support the learning process.
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-05 Store, copy, search, retrieve, modify, and delete information using a computing device and define the information stored as data. (P4.2)
1B-CS-01 Describe how internal and external parts of computing devices function to form a system. (P7.2)
1B-CS-02 Model how computer hardware and software work together as a system to accomplish tasks. (P4.4)
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