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Technology Curriculum Review 2001 –2002 (4th Draft

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I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
PRE-SCHOOL
M = MASTER

Technology Literacy I P M
Take appropriate care of technology equipment (Talk & Demonstrate the
dangers, cables, electricity, touching buttons etc)
Operate CD software with teachers assistance (Hold, Put in & Take out)
Mouse skills (Holding correctly, Small movements, left click)

Technology Ethics I P M
Follow rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using
equipment and programs (Talk & Demonstrate the dangers, cables, electricity,
touching buttons, no eating/drinking, clean hands, tidiness etc)

Keyboarding I P M
Key/letter recognition (Use Kids Pix, Letter Sort, Big & Small/Number Sort)
Use correct body position

Personal Productivity I P M
Graphics
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-paintings (Kids
Pix, Paint, Print Artist)

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice (How Many Bugs, Jump Start Pre-School,
Baileys, Fun House)

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I = INTRODUCE
PRE-KINDERGARDEN and KINDERGARDEN P = PRACTICE
M = MASTER

Technology Literacy I P M
Name basic computer components (Rearrange labels and pictures of PC
Components using Print Artist)
Take appropriate care of technology equipment; (Talk & Demo)
Operate CD software with teachers assistance (Correct handling, putting
in/out)
Demonstrate appropriate mouse skills

Technology Ethics I P M
Follow rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using
equipment and programs (Talk & Demo)

Keyboarding and Desktop Navigation I P M
Key/letter recognition (Kids Pix Letter/Number Sort; Writing Name Print
Artist)
Key identification (Copy a piece of pros or short poem in MS Word; Put
numbers into a 100 number square, MS Word)
Use correct body position
Manipulate Objects – click, drag & move using ‘handles’. Change color/size
and font. (Print Artist is a good teaching tool for this).
Understand Icons and Tool bars. Understand drop down menus.

Personal Productivity I P M
Graphics
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-paintings (Kids
Pix, MS Paint- Draw a picture of Something that begins with the letter ‘M’)

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice (Bugs, Hardest level; Trudy /Sammy; Fun
House)

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I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
M = MASTER
FIRST GRADE

Technology Literacy I P M
Name basic computer components (Rearrange labels and pictures of PC
Components using Print Artist)
Model correct care of technology equipment (Talk & Demonstrate the
dangers, cables, electricity, touching buttons, no eating/drinking, clean hands,
tidiness etc)
Operate CD software with teachers assistance
Demonstrate appropriate mouse skills (Click and drag techniques, double
clicking)
Create an original document
Print documents unassisted after approval
Save files and documents to correct locations (Find folders)
Use correct shut down procedure

Technology Ethics I P M
Follow rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using
equipment and programs (Set at the beginning of the year and presented as a
document for students to sign)

Keyboarding (Kids Typing) & Desktop Navigation I P M
Recognize and locate all letter and number keys.
Demonstrate ability to use both hands when using the keyboard
Model correct body position
Move between two applications. (Create a picture in MS Paint and move it
into MS Word)

Personal Productivity I P M
Word processing
Type sentences (Word, Storybook Weaver)
Graphics
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-painting (Paint
and Kid Pixs)

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice

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I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
SECOND GRADE M = MASTER

Technology Literacy I P M
Name basic computer components (Rearrange labels and pictures of PC
Components using Print Artist and Word)
Take correct care of technology equipment (Talk & Demonstrate the dangers,
cables, electricity, touching buttons, no eating/drinking, clean hands, tidiness
etc)
Load and operate CD software with teachers assistance
Demonstrate appropriate mouse skills (Click and drag techniques, double
clicking)
Create an original document
Print documents unassisted after approval
Save documents to correct location
Retrieve documents from server
Use correct shut down procedure
Incorporate enhancements such as fonts, style, and size into documents

Technology Ethics I P M
Follow rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using
equipment and programs (Talk & Demonstrate the dangers, cables, electricity,
touching buttons, no eating/drinking, clean hands, tidiness etc)

Keyboarding (Kids Typing and Jump Start Typing) I P M
Use correct finger placement, home row and all reaches (No set goal)
Apply touch typing skills in other applications such as Word
Model correct body position
Use special keys such as space bar, delete, shift, caps lock, enter

Personal Productivity I P M
General
Use basic proofreading and editing skills
Use spell checker to check and correct (Right clicking mouse)
Word processing (Microsoft Word)
Type sentences unassisted, using correct capitalization, punctuation, and
spacing
Create a first draft entry at computer, edit and finalize through printing
Graphics
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-painting (Paint)
Insert clip art from within program (Print Artist)
Insert clip art into word processing document (Word)

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Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel)
Identify rows, columns, cells
Enter data into a spreadsheet
Use spreadsheet data to create bar graph (Class survey of favorite foods)

Information Location, Retrieval, and Processing I P M
Locate information electronically (CD-ROM, electronic encyclopedia)
Maneuver within electronic media with teacher assistance

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice

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Technology Curriculum Review 2001 –2002 (4th Draft) I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
THIRD GRADE M = MASTER

Technology Literacy I P M
Name basic computer components (Rearrange labels and pictures of PC
Components using Print Artist and Word)
Take proper care of technology equipment (Talk and demonstrate, create a
document with lab rules for students to sign)
Load and start CD software
Demonstrate appropriate mouse skills
Use copy, cut and paste techniques
Create an original document
Print documents unassisted after approval
Save documents and files to correct location
Retrieve documents from server
Use proper shut down procedure
Incorporate enhancements such as fonts, style, and size into documents

Technology Ethics I P M
Follow rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using
equipment and programs
Explain and demonstrate an understanding of what plagiarism is

Keyboarding (Kids Typing and Jump Start Typing) I P M
Use correct finger placement, home row and all reaches (10 wpm/85% acc.)
Apply touch typing skills in applications
Model correct body position
Use special keys such as space bar, delete, shift, caps lock, enter

Personal Productivity I P M
General
Use basic proofreading and editing skills
Use spell checker to check and correct
Word processing (Microsoft Word)
Type sentences unassisted, using correct capitalization, punctuation, and
spacing
Create a first draft entry at computer, edit and finalize through printing (Using
spell and grammar check and thesaurus)
Apply computer editing skills – (example: double clicking to select word)
Graphics
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-painting (Paint)
Insert clip art from within program (Print Artist)
Insert clip art into word processing document (Word)
Use clipboard to transfer graphics between programs

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Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) I P M
Identify and manipulate rows, columns, cells
Use spreadsheet terminology
Enter data into a spreadsheet (Rainfall or temperatures for a month)
Use headers for titles, names, etc.
Use spreadsheet data to create bar, pie and line graph (Conduct a class survey
and record the results)

Multimedia Authoring (Microsoft Power Point) I P M
Create a multimedia project that includes graphics, text, sound, and transitions
(About Me Power Point presentation)

Information Location, Retrieval, and Processing I P M
Locate information electronically (CD-ROM, electronic encyclopedia)
Maneuver within electronic media with teacher assistance
Locate appropriate Internet sites with teacher assistance (Yahoo and Google)
Describe basic Internet features using appropriate vocabulary
Perform basic navigations on an Internet site unassisted (Use appropriate kids
Internet sites, web quest)
Participate in developed Cyberhunt projects unassisted, Webquest

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice

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Technology Curriculum Review 2001 –2002 (4th Draft) I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
FOURTH GRADE M = MASTER

Technology Literacy I P M
Name basic computer components (Rearrange labels and pictures of PC
Components using Print Artist and Word)
Model correct care of technology equipment
Load and operate CD software
Demonstrate appropriate mouse skills (Using right click tools)
Demonstrate copy and paste techniques
Create an original document
Print documents unassisted after approval
Save documents to correct location on server, individual or group
Retrieve documents from server
Use proper shut down procedure
Incorporate enhancements such as fonts, style, and size into documents
Use procedure for proper file management of stored documents

Technology Ethics I P M
Follow rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using
equipment and programs. (Create a document with lab rules for students to
sign)
Demonstrate an understanding what plagiarism is.
Demonstrate correct Internet usage as per Acceptable Use Policy
Recognizing and report computer misuse

Keyboarding (Kids Typing and Jump Start Typing) I P M
Use correct finger placement, home row and all reaches (10 wpm/85% acc.)
Demonstrate touch-typing skills while using other applications such as word
processing.
Use correct body position
Use special keys such as space bar, delete, shift, caps lock, enter
Use tab functions

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Personal Productivity I P M
General
Demonstrate basic proofreading and editing skills
Use spell checker to check and correct
Use shortcut menus when appropriate
Use the thesaurus tool
Use a digital camera to enhance project (Class member of the week poster)
Word processing
Type multi-page document unassisted, using correct capitalization,
punctuation, and spacing
Create a first draft entry at computer, edit and finalize through printing
Demonstrate computer editing skills – (example: double clicking to select
word)

Graphics I P M
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-painting (Paint)
Use group, ungroup, and rotate commands
Insert clip art from within program (Word)
Insert clip art into word processing document (Word)
Use clipboard to transfer graphics between programs (From Print Artist to
Word)
Wrap text around inserted graphics

Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) I P M
Identify and manipulate rows, columns, cells
Use spreadsheet terminology
Enter data into a spreadsheet
Enter formulas for calculation (Create a simple personal budget)
Use headers for titles, names, etc.
Use spreadsheet data to create bar, pie and line graph (Conduct a class survey
and record the results)
Change attributes in charts (Change colors, fonts and backgrounds)

Database I P M
Create a basic database
Learn basic database terminology
Perform sorts in database

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Multimedia Authoring (Power Point) I P M
Develop a plan or storyboard for individual multimedia project
Create a multimedia project that includes graphics, text, sound, and transitions

Information Location, Retrieval, and Processing I P M
Access information electronically (CD-ROM, electronic encyclopedia, Ask
Jeeves web site)
Maneuver within electronic media
Locate appropriate Internet sites with teacher assistance (URL, search
engines)
Evaluate web sites for ease of use, appropriate information, presentation, etc.
Use Internet vocabulary
Perform basic navigation of an Internet site unassisted (Web treasure hunt and
Web quest)
Use appropriate search engines to perform a basic search (Yahoo and Google)

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice

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Technology Curriculum Review 2001 –2002 (4th Draft)
I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
M = MASTER
FIFTH GRADE
Technology Literacy I P M
Name basic computer components (Rearrange labels and pictures of PC
Components using Print Artist and Word)
Model correct care of technology equipment
Load and operate CD software
Demonstrate appropriate mouse skills (Using right click tools)
Use copy and paste techniques
Create an original document
Print documents unassisted after approval
Save documents and files to correct location on server, individual or group
Retrieve documents from server
Use correct shut down procedure
Incorporate enhancements such as fonts, style, and size into documents
Use procedures for proper file management of stored documents

Technology Ethics I P M
Follows rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using
equipment and programs. (Create a document with lab rules for students to
sign)
Demonstrate an understanding of what plagiarism is.
Model correct Internet usage as per Acceptable Use Policy (Refer to Faculty
Handbook)
Recognizing and report computer misuse

Keyboarding I P M
Use correct finger placement, home row and all reaches (15wpm/85% acc.)
Demonstrate touch typing skills in a variety of applications
Use correct body position
Use special keys such as space bar, delete, shift, caps lock, enter
Use tab functions

Personal Productivity I P M
General
Use basic proofreading and editing skills
Use spell checker to check and correct
Use shortcut menus when appropriate
Use thesaurus tool
Use digital camera to enhance project (Adding a picture to a Power Point
presentation or a Word document)

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Word processing (Microsoft Word)
Type multi-page document unassisted, using correct capitalization,
punctuation, and spacing (Edit a set document)
Create a first draft entry at computer, edit and finalize through printing (Using
spell and grammar check and thesaurus)
Apply computer editing skills – (example: double clicking to select word)
Create a table and enter data (The table command in Word)

Graphics (Microsoft Word) I P M
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-painting (Paint)
Use group, ungroup, and rotate commands
Insert clip art from within program
Insert clip art into word processing document
Use clipboard to transfer graphics between programs
Wrap text around inserted graphics (Write and article and include a picture)

Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) I P M
Identify and manipulate rows, columns, cells
Use spreadsheet terminology
Enter data into a spreadsheet (Conduct a class survey and record the results)
Enter formulas for calculation of sums, averages, products (Create a simple
personal budget)
Use headers for titles, names, etc.
Change attributes in charts (Examine how data is displayed in different chart
and determine which is most appropriate. Change colors, fonts and
backgrounds)
Insert spreadsheets and/or charts into other programs (Insert a chart into a
Power Point presentation)

Database (Microsoft Access) I P M
Recognize situations and places where databases are used
Create a basic database (Friends and address database)
Learn basic database terminology

Multimedia Authoring (Microsoft Power Point) I P M
Create a multimedia project that includes graphics, text, sound, and transitions

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Information Location, Retrieval, and Processing I P M
Access information electronically (CD-ROM, electronic encyclopedia, Ask
Jeeves web site)
Use information gathered through electronic media in a report
Maneuver within electronic media
Locate appropriate internet sites with teacher assistance (Using URL)
Use Internet vocabulary when discussing websites.
Basic navigation with an Internet site unassisted (Web treasure hunt or web
quest)
Use appropriate search engines to perform basic search (Yahoo and Goolge)
Correctly cite internet source (Correct form of citing can be found at the
Yahooliaghans web site)
Assess validity of internet sources
Evaluate web sites for ease of use, presentation, appropriate information, etc.)

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice

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I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
SIXTH GRADE M = MASTER

The following skills are mastered before entry into 6th Grade I P M
Name basic computer components
Mouse skills
Create an original document
Print documents unassisted after approval
Retrieve documents from server
Use correct shut down procedure
Incorporate enhancements such as fonts, style, and size into documents
Follow rules established in the classroom and computer lab for using the
equipment and programs

Technology Literacy
Model correct care of technology equipment
Load and operate CD software
Copy and paste techniques
Save documents and files to correct location on server, individual or group,
Use procedure for proper file management of stored documents

Technology Ethics I P M
Demonstrate understanding of responsibility for citation of sources
Correct use of internet etiquette
Correct internet usage as per Acceptable Use Policy (Refer to Faculty
handbook)
Recognizing and report computer misuse

Keyboarding (Kids Typing and Jump Start Typing) I P M
Use correct finger placement, home row and all reaches (15wpm/85% acc.)
Demonstrate touch typing skills in a variety of applications
Model correct body position
Use special keys such as space bar, delete, shift, caps lock, enter
Use tab functions

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Personal Productivity I P M
General
Use basic proofreading and editing skills in documents (Edit a set piece of
writing)
Use spell checker to check and correct writing (Edit a set piece of writing)
Use shortcut menus when appropriate
Use thesaurus tool(Modify a set document)
Use digital camera to enhance project (Add student photo to ‘About Me’
Power Point presentation.
Solve difficulties using internal help files within applications (Opening Office
Assistant)
Word processing (Microsoft Word)
Type multi-page document unassisted, using correct capitalization,
punctuation, and spacing.
Create a first draft entry at computer, edit and finalize through printing (Using
spell and grammar check and thesaurus)
Demonstrate computer editing skills – (example: double clicking to select
word)
Create a table and enter data (The table command in Word)

Graphics (Microsoft Word) I P M
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-painting (Paint)
Use group, ungroup, and rotate commands
Insert clip art from within program
Insert clip art into word processing document
Use clipboard to transfer graphics between programs
Wrap text around inserted graphics (Write and article and include a picture)

Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) I P M
Identify and manipulate rows, columns, cells
Use sort, fill right, fill down commands
Use spreadsheet terminology
Enter data into a spreadsheet
Enter formulas for calculation of sums, averages, products (Create a simple
personal budget)
Use headers for titles, names, etc.
Use spreadsheets data to cerate bar, circle and line graphs (Conduct a class
survey and record the results)
Change attributes in charts (Examine how data is displayed in different chart
and determine which is most appropriate)
Insert spreadsheets and/or charts into other programs (Insert a chart into a
Power Point presentation)

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Database (Microsoft Access) I P M
Understand how and what a database is used for. (Provide examples of places
and situation where databases are used)
Create a basic database (Friends address and numbers)
Learn basic database terminology
Perform sorts on database (List addresses only, list alphabetically)

Multimedia Authoring (Power Point) I P M
Develop a plan or storyboard for individual multimedia project
Create a multimedia project that includes graphics, text, sound, and
transitions, that is relevant to class study)
Program actions into multimedia projects (Add effects, sound and timing to
presentation)

Information Location, Retrieval, and Processing I P M
Access information electronically (CD-ROM, electronic encyclopedia, Ask
Jeeves web site)
Maneuver within electronic media
Use information gathered through electronic media in a report relevant to
class study.
Location of appropriate Internet sites (Using URL and search engines such as
Yahoo and Goolge)
Use bookmarks productively (Bookmark appropriate research web sites,
complete web treasure hunts)
Use Internet vocabulary when using the Internet
Perform basic navigations within an Internet site unassisted (Do a web quest)
Correctly cite Internet source (Correct form of citing can be found at the
Yahooliaghans web site)
Assess validity of internet sources
Evaluate web sites for ease of use, presentation, appropriate information, etc.)
Apply Boolean logic to searches (Using ‘+’ and ‘-‘ when using a search
engine)

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice

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Technology Curriculum Review 2001 –2002 (4th Draft) I = INTRODUCE
P = PRACTICE
SEVENTH & EIGHTH GRADE M = MASTER

The following skills are mastered before entry into 7th Grade I P M
Copy and paste techniques
Take proper care of technology equipment
Operating new CD software
Save files and documents to correct location on server, individual or group
folder
Use correct body position
Use special keys such as space bar, delete, shift, caps lock and, and return
Use basic proofreading and editing skills
Insert clip art from within program
Insert clip art into word processing document
Perform basic navigation within an Internet site unassisted (Do a web quest)

Technology Literacy I P M
Use correct procedure for proper file management of stored documents
Perform backup procedures
Name basic computer components

Technology Ethics I P M
Demonstrate knowledge of why we have a responsibility to responsibility for
citation of sources
Apply correct use of Internet etiquette
Apply correct internet usage as per Acceptable Use Policy (Refer to Faculty
handbook)
Respect and practice confidentiality of password protection if applicable.
Recognize and report computer misuse

Keyboarding (Kids Typing, Jump Start Typing) I P M
Use correct finger placement, home row and all reaches (15wpm/85% acc.)
Demonstrate touch typing skills in a variety of applications
Use tab functions

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Personal Productivity I P M
General
Use spell checker to check and correct documents (Edit a given document)
Use shortcut menus when appropriate
Use thesaurus tool (Modify a given document)
Use digital camera to enhance project (Each child creates a class election
poster)
Solve difficulties using internal help files within applications (Opening Office
Assistant)
Use correct citation of sources where needed
Understanding the different applications of the various modes in productivity
software (word processing, drawing, painting, spreadsheet, database)
Combine different modes (word processing, spreadsheet, graphs, graphics)
within a document when appropriate
Word processing (Word) I P M
Type multi-page document unassisted, using correct capitalization,
punctuation, and spacing
Create a first draft entry at computer, edit and finalize through printing (Spell
and grammar tool, thesaurus)
Use appropriate computer editing skills – (example: double clicking to select
word)
Create a table and enter data (Create a timetable for the week)

Graphics I P M
Use computer graphic programs to create original illustration-painting (Paint)
Use group, ungroup, and rotate commands (Word)
Use clipboard to transfer graphics between programs (Word)
Wrap text around inserted graphics (Write a newspaper article which a picture
included in the article)

Spreadsheet (Microsoft Excel) I P M
Identify and manipulate rows, columns, cells
Use sort, fill right, fill down commands
Use spreadsheet terminology
Enter data into a spreadsheet (Enter data from a class survey)
Format numbers and modify attributes of data
Create formulas for curriculum related problem solving (Make a balance sheet
for a simple budget)
Use headers for titles, names, etc.
Use spreadsheets data to cerate bar, circle and line graphs. (Conduct a class
survey and record the results)
Change attributes in charts (Examine how data is displayed in different charts
and determine which is most appropriate)
Insert spreadsheets and/or charts into other programs. (Insert a chart into a
Power Point presentation)

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Database (Microsoft Access)
Explain what is a database and what it is used for. (Find situations where a
database is used e.g. Library)
Create a basic database (Simple bank account tables)
Know basic database terminology
Perform sorts on database (List all customer address, list in alphabetical order)

Multimedia Authoring I P M
Develop a plan or storyboard for individual multimedia project
Create a multimedia project that includes graphics, text, sound, and transitions
(A Power Point presentation on a subject studied in class)
Program actions into multimedia projects (Power Point)
Apply advance multimedia features to Multimedia projects. (Add sound and
moving animations)

Information Location, Retrieval, and Processing I P M
Access information electronically (CD-ROM, electronic encyclopedia, Ask
Jeeves web site)
Use information gathered through electronic media in a report relevant to
classroom subjects.
Use appropriate search engines to perform basic search (Yahoo and Goolge)
Locate appropriate Internet sites using URL and search engines.
Download appropriate materials from the Internet to disk or hard drive.
(Placing pictures and graphics in word document and presentations)
Use bookmarks productively (Bookmark appropriate sites when researching)
Correctly cite Internet source (Correct form of citing can be found at the
Yahooliaghans web site)
Assess validity of Internet sources
Evaluate web sites for ease of use, presentation, appropriate information, etc.)
Apply Boolean logic to searches (Using ‘+’ and ‘-‘ when using a search
engine)
Use internet vocabulary.
Copy and paste graphics from the Internet into reports or presentations.

Basic Skills Support I P M
Use software for drill and practice

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