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ALEX Lesson Plans  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (4) 20 :
14) Type 20 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (4) 18 :
12) Use basic features of digital tools to communicate key ideas and details in a way that informs and/or persuades.

[ELA2015] (4) 24 :
24 ) Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences. [W.4.3]

a. Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing a narrator, characters, or both; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally. [W.4.3a]

b. Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations. [W.4.3b]

c. Use a variety of transitional words and phrases to manage the sequence of events. [W.4.3c]

d. Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely. [W.4.3d]

e. Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events. [W.4.3e]

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (4), or English Language Arts (4)
Title: Story Add-Ons
Description:

This is a technology-rich lesson plan which allows students to explore proper language conventions while utilizing portable keyboards, chromebooks, or laptops for word processing.




ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (2) 17 :
11) Type 10 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (3) 20 :
14) Type 15 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (4) 20 :
14) Type 20 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (5) 24 :
18) Type 25 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (2 - 5)
Title: Build Typing Skills
Description:

BBC Dance Mat Typing provides an interactive typing site for teaching elementary students typing skills. The program is broken down into learning two letters at a time. Students watch a video on the letters that they are learning and then the students are able to apply what they have learned.




ALEX Learning Activities: 1

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ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (1) 17 :
11) Type five words per minute minimum with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (2) 17 :
11) Type 10 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (3) 20 :
14) Type 15 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (4) 20 :
14) Type 20 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (5) 24 :
18) Type 25 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (6) 23 :
17) Type 30 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (7) 24 :
18) Type 35 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

[DLIT] (8) 24 :
18) Type 40 words per minute with 95% accuracy using appropriate keyboarding techniques.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (1 - 8)
Title: Typing Tutorials
URL: https://www.typing.com/
Description:

This is a free resource providing keyboarding, digital literacy,  and coding instruction for students.  The lessons are automated, or teachers can choose to assign lessons. Teachers can view student progress and can see current words-per-minute counts for students.   The resource includes accessible technology and multilingual curriculum.



ALEX Classroom Resources: 1

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