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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:

Computer Structure 

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

Desktop Symbols 

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

Distance Learning 

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

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

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

Keyboard Use / Input, Output Devices / Proficiency of use

Science > History / Technology / Social Perspectives > Computer Science > Computer skills > Keyboard Use / Input, Output Devices / Proficiency of use

Keyboarding 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Keyboarding 

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

Operating Systems 

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

Output Devices: Monitor, Printer, etc 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Output Devices: Monitor, Printer, etc 

Probes / Probeware

Science > Concepts and Processes > Tools / Instruments > Probes / Probeware

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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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)
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)
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.