Fifth Grade Standards
PA State Standards
National Educational Technology Standards
3.7.4.C Apply parts of the computer
  • Mouse
  • Monitor
  • Keyboard
  • Speakers
  • Printer
  • Mouse pad
  • Computer Processing Unit (CPU)
  • Headphones
  • Master use of microphone
  • CD drive
  • Diskette drive
3.7.4.C Reinforce and expand use of mouse, keyboard, monitor (basic)
  • Basic use of keyboard
  • Point, click, and double click using mouse
  • Click and drag using mouse
  • Turn monitor off and on
3.7.4.C Reinforce other input devices
  • Scanner
  • Digital camera
  • Touch screen
  • Digital video camera
  • Graphics tablet
  • Stylus
  • Palm pilot
  • Microphone
3.7.4.C Reinforce use of right click
3.7.4.C Apply the differences between input and output devices
  • Input devices: CPU, keyboard, microphone
  • Output devices: monitor, headphones, speakers, printer
3.7.4.C Apply use of printer
  • Teacher guided printing
3.7.4.C Apply network storage devices
  • Students save to H drive
3.7.4.C Apply external storage
  • Introduce external storage by saving to a disk or CD
#6 Technology Operations and Concepts
  • Understand and use technology systems
  • Select and use applications effectively and productively
  • Troubleshoot systems and applications
  • Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies
3.7.4.D Reinforce and expand operating system skills
  • Log on
  • Log off
  • Shut down
  • Select a program icon
  • Save to H drive
  • Save to disk or CD
  • Naming a file
  • Finding a saved file
  • Resizing a window
  • Scroll bars
3.7.4.D Reinforce and expand use of instructional software
3.7.4.D Reinforce and expand basic word processing skills
  • Relative position of letters and numbers
  • Right/left hand position
  • Shift key
  • Correct posture
  • Return key
  • Space bar
  • Delete/backspace key
  • Type words, phrases, and sentences
  • Punctuation
  • Awareness of wordwrap
  • Change font, style, size, and color of text
  • Insert cursor
  • Deleting text
  • Editing text
  • Introduce number lock key
  • Introduce other symbols
  • Introduce bulleted and numbered lists
  • Introduce inserting graphics from a file
3.7.4.D Reinforce and expand use of graphic materials
  • Insert a graphic into a document
  • Introduce paint program(s)
  • Drawing tools: eraser, pencil, paint can
#1 Creativity and Innovation
  • Apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes
  • Create original works as a means of personal or group expression
  • Use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues
  • Identify trends and forecast possibilities
#2 Communication and collaboration
  • Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts or others employing a variety of media and formats
  • Communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences using a variety of media and formats
  • Develop cultural understanding and global awareness by engaging with learners of other cultures
  • Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems
#4 Critical Thinking, Problem-Solving & Decision-Making
  • Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigations
  • Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project
  • Collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions
  • Use multiple processes and diverse perspectives to explore alternative solutions
3.7.4D Reinforce and use simple graphic and presentation materials generated by the computer.
  • Insert new slides
  • Plan layout
  • Choose layout
  • Insert text/graphics
  • Generate simple animations
  • Navigate between slides
  • View show
  • Changing order of slides
  • Use transitions
  • Use backgrounds
  • Use sounds
  • Use custom animation
  • Print presentation
3.7.4.D Reinforce basic spreadsheet skills
  • Identify columns, rows
  • Cells, values, labels, and formulas
  • Open and save spreadsheets
  • Move information around within the spreadsheet
  • Identify cell address
  • Understand spreadsheet information
3.7.4.E Reinforce Web browser
  • Use internet explorer and type in address from teacher
  • Use of back, forward, and home to navigate a web page (teacher guided)
  • Understands the URL and address box mean the same thing
3.7.4.E Reinforce online thesaurus
3.7.4.E Reinforce on-line searches
  • Teacher guided web searches
3.7.4E Reinforce Email
3.7.4E Reinforce webquests
#3 Research and Information Fluency
  • Plan strategies to guide inquiry
  • Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media
  • Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks
  • Process data and reports results
#5 Digital Citizenship
  • Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology
  • Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaboration, learning, and productivity
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for lifelong learning
  • Exhibit leadership for digital citizenship