• Sixth 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
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
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