Computer/Technology Skills - Grade 1
COMPETENCY GOAL 1: The learner will understand important issues of a technology-based society and will exhibit ethical behavior in the use of computer and other technologies.
COMPETENCY GOAL 2: The learner will demonstrate knowledge and skills in the use of computer and other technologies.
Strand 1: Societal/Ethical Issues
1.01 Identify, discuss, and represent visually uses of technology (e.g., computers, cell phones, digital cameras) at school and home.
1.02 Identify and discuss physical components of a computing device (e.g., CPU, monitor, keyboard, disk drive, printer, mouse).
1.03 Recognize and discuss safe and responsible use and care of technology resources (AUP/IUP).
1.04 Discuss ownership of computer-created work.2.01 Use common computing devices and resources in class activities.Activities
Max Write - Computer Parts (Technology)Vocabularycomputer, laptop computer, desktop computer, motherboard, USB/Flash drive, technology, CPU, monitor, keyboard, mouse, CD, DVD, printer, digital camera, cell phone, scanner, password, virus, cyber-safety, AUP, software, file, open, save, draw
1.05 Identify graphing as a tool for organizing information.
1.06 Identify and discuss graphing software terms/concepts (e.g., graph, patterns, display).2.02 Observe, discuss, and use software to enter, calculate, display data, and interpret results as a class/group.ActivitiesVocabularyspreadsheet, graph, collect, group, calculate, patterns, chart
1.07 Recognize the rights of ownership of computer-created work of others.
2.03 Identify, discuss, and use word processing as a tool to enter numbers, words, and phrases.
2.04 Identify and use basic word processing terms (e.g., file, open, close, menu bar, save, print).2.05 Locate and use letters, numbers, and special keys (e.g., arrow keys, space bar, insert, Enter/Return, Backspace, Delete) on the keyboard.2.06 Identify, discuss, and use menu/tool bar functions in word processing applications.
- Computer Parts (Technology)
- Using Max Write (Technology)
- Story Starter (Language Arts)
- Coin Counting (Math)
- Compare Horses (Science)
- Thomas A. Edison Biography (Social Studies)
- Goods and Services (Social Studies)Vocabularyword processing, document, word wrap, text, program/software, click, double click, draw, icon, file, menu bar, tool bar, clip art, bold, italics, underline, center, cursor, arrow keys, backspace, delete, shift, space bar, insert, enter, close, open, print, save, desktop, minimize, maximize, scroll
1.08 Recognize the characteristics of multimedia (e.g., text, audio, images, video).
1.09 Identify and discuss multimedia terms/concepts ( e.g., slide/card, link/button, text box, navigate, transition) as a class/group activity.
1.10 Recognize and discuss responsible use of multimedia resources.
1.11 Recognize, discuss, and cite various types of resources as a class.2.07 Use multimedia software to illustrate words/phrases/concepts.
- Using Max Show (Technology)
- ABC Bus (Language Arts – Max Paint)
- Descriptive Writing (Language Arts)
- Mother Goose Rhymes (Language Arts)
- Feelings (Language Arts)
- My Shape Book (Math)
- Fractions (Math)
- Plant Parts (Science)
- Animal Life Cycle (Science)
- Helpers in the Community (Social Studies)
- National Symbols (Social Studies)Vocabularymultimedia, sound (audio), text, movie (video), image, color, slide, link, button, text box, navigate, transition, copyright, slide show, tools
1.12 Identify and discuss terms/concepts (e.g., bookmarks/favorites, information).
1.13 Identify and discuss ownership of creative work online of individuals/groups/companies and the importance of citing sources as a class.
2.08 Explore Internet resources and information using teacher-created bookmarks/favorites and discuss the variety and types of information found as a class activity.2.09 Use teacher-selected Internet resources/information to identify, discuss, and chart elements that make an online resource useful, appropriate, and safe as a class.
ActivitiesCyberSmart (http://www.cybersmartcurriculum.org/home/) - lessons have been correlated to the NC curriculum under the TIC section of this website but requires employee login.Vocabularyonline, Internet, links, web sites, favorites/bookmarks, information, address bar, digital information, web address, web page