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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.

[TC2] (3-5) 1 :
1 ) Use input and output devices of technology systems.

Examples: input—recording devices, keyboards, touchscreens

-  output—printers

•  Demonstrating ergonomics relative to technology systems
•  Demonstrating correct keyboarding techniques
•  Demonstrating safe removal of storage media
[TC2] (3-5) 2 :
2 ) Use various technology applications, including word processing and multimedia software.

•  Using navigational features commonly found in technology applications
•  Identifying digital file types
[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), or Technology Education (3 - 5)
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): [TC2] (0-2) 1 :
1 ) Identify basic parts of various technology systems.

•  Naming input and output devices
Examples: input—keyboard, stylus

-  output—printer

[TC2] (0-2) 2 :
2 ) Identify applications and operations of various technology systems.

Examples: applications—word processing, multimedia presentation software

-  operations—opening, closing, and saving files

•  Using accurate terminology related to technology
Example: "press," not "hit," keys

•  Using input devices to enter letters, numbers, and symbols
•  Using special functions of input devices
Example: keyboard shortcuts

•  Labeling storage media
•  Removing storage media safely
[TC2] (0-2) 3 :
3 ) Demonstrate correct posture and finger placement while using a technology system.

[TC2] (0-2) 5 :
5 ) Practice responsible use of technology systems and applications.

Example: maintaining proper settings

•  Demonstrating care of digital equipment and media
Examples: washing hands before use, cleaning work area before and after use

•  Distinguishing between ethical and unethical use of others' work
Examples: avoiding plagiarism, avoiding manipulation of others' work without permission

[TC2] (0-2) 6 :
6 ) Identify uses of technology systems in daily living.

[TC2] (3-5) 1 :
1 ) Use input and output devices of technology systems.

Examples: input—recording devices, keyboards, touchscreens

-  output—printers

•  Demonstrating ergonomics relative to technology systems
•  Demonstrating correct keyboarding techniques
•  Demonstrating safe removal of storage media
[TC2] (3-5) 4 :
4 ) Identify various operating systems of technology devices.

[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: Technology Education (K - 5), 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.




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