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DOE: K-5 Experience Online Skills

IDOE has updated the Science standards to now include Science and Computer Science. Links below are activities to help your child improve their technology skills.

IDOE Science and Computer Science Standards can be found at: https://www.doe.in.gov/standards/science-computer-science

 

Experience Online Practice for Kindergarten

Skills

Description

Activities

Internet Link/Activity

Keyboarding

Type to Learn or one of these

 

Select One of these

 

Keyboarding Zoo: Students will practice finding the keys on the keyboard.

 

Keyboard Climber: Students will navigate the website to begin and type keys that appear.

 

Funbrain 20 different fun and age appropriate mouse games to practice mouse skills such as pointing, clicking, dragging, and releasing. 

Mouse Skills

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Demonstrate how to use the mouse by answering the following questions:

1. Where do your fingers rest on the mouse?

2. What finger do you use to click?

3. How do you know where your mouse is on the screen?

 

Kindergarten Friendly Definitions

● mouse- tool that allows you to move around your computer

● click- pressing down with your pointer finger to tell the computer you wish to choose something

● cursor- arrow on screen that moves around the computer so you can choose what you want to do.

 

 

Mouse Practice Lesson

 

Starfall Pattern Maze allows students to practice using the mouse while they practice identifying shapes.

 

Birthday Candle Counting gives students the opportunity to practice using the mouse while they practice one-to-one counting.

 

Alphabet Bingo & Sight Word Bingoallows students to practice using the mouse while practicing letter-sound recognition and capitalization.

Navigation

 

 

Demonstrate how to use navigate a website by answering the following questions:

1. How do you know how to start a game?

2. How do you know if you can click on something on a website?

3. What are some symbols for moving to the next page?

 

 Kindergarten Friendly Definitions

● Cursor- arrow on screen that moves around the computer so you can choose what you want to do; or blinking vertical line marking where cursor is placed

● Symbol- a picture that represents, or shows, something else like an arrow, stop or play button

 

 

Navigation Lesson

 

Starfall is a kid-friendly navigation site that allows students to practice letter-sound recognition. Starfall will begin to allow students to observe patterns in navigation.

 

Word Machine allows students to practice their short vowel sounds while learning how to look for 'Hot Spots' when navigating websites.

 

Marvin Makes Music is a read aloud that allows students to practice navigation, while listening to reading.

Drag and Drop

 

 

Demonstrate how to use navigate a website by answering the following questions:

1. How do you know if you are able to click on something?

2. How do you use your mouse to select the object?

3. How do you move an object?

 

Kindergarten Friendly Definition

● select - choosing something on a website, or computer program; usually it is highlight blue or will move when you select it

● drag and drop - picking up an object, or thing, on your screen and putting it down

 

 

 

Drag & Drop Lesson

 

Starfall 2D & 3D Shapes will allow students to identify 2D & 3D shapes while they practice how to 'drag and drop'.

 

Zac and the Hat allows students to practice short vowel sounds while they practice how to 'drag and drop.

 

Make a FaceMake a PizzaBuild A Gingerbread House,  Build A HouseCreate a CarFun With The Fridge & Make a Snowman Students have fun while practicing dragging and dropping by creating characters, cars and more!

 

Interactive Assessment mathematics

 

 

 

Experience Online Practice for Grades 1-2

Skills

Description

Activities

Internet Link/Activity

Keyboarding

 

 

Type to Learn or one of these

 

 

Keyboarding Zoo: Students will practice finding the keys on the keyboard.

 

Keyboard Climber: Students will navigate the website to begin and type keys that appear.

Mouse Skills

 

 

Demonstrate how to use the mouse by answering the following questions:

1. How do you know where your mouse is on the screen?

2. When using your mouse, what do you do if you run out of room on the table or desk?

3. What does it mean when your cursor turns into a pointer finger?

 

Grade 1-2 Friendly Vocabulary

● Mouse - tool that allows you to move around your computer

● Cursor- arrow on screen that moves around the computer so you can choose what you want to do; or blinking vertical line marking where cursor is placed

● Link (hyperlink) - usually text or a picture a link will take you to a new site, video, picture or any other file that is linked

 

 

Mouse Practice Lesson

 

Magical Capitals allows students to practice their understanding of capitalization and mouse skills.

 

Color, Draw & Paint gives students the opportunity drawing lines, circles and navigating buttons with their mouse.

 

Balloon Pop Subtraction allows students the opportunity to practice subtraction while they practice their mouse skills.

Navigation

 

 

 Demonstrate how to use navigate a website by answering the following questions:

1. What are some symbols for moving to the next page?

2. What is a hotspot?

3. How do you play, pause and advance a video?

 

Grade 1-2 Friendly Vocabulary

● Cursor- arrow on screen that moves around the computer so you can choose what you want to do; or blinking vertical line marking where cursor is placed

● Hotspot - is on a website is an object that will allow you to perform an action when you hover over it.

 

Navigation Lesson

 

In the Number Chart Game students will place numbers in the appropriate location on the number chart while choosing between levels and finding hot spots. (Math)

 

Dinosaurs Read Aloud is a read aloud that allows students to practice navigation, while listening to reading. Use hot spots (pause, arrow) and volume sliders. (ELA)

 

In Study Jams, students can watch videos and play supplemental games on as variety of topics tied to CCSS Math standards. Play a video, use navigation tools, and learn! (Math)

 

In Math Word Problems, have students choose a grade level, and practice typing in a constructed response box. (Math)

 

Drag and Drop

 

 

 

Demonstrate how to drag and drop by answering the following questions:

1. How do you know if you are able to click on something?

2. How do you use your mouse to select the object?

3. How do you move an object?

 

Grade 1-2 Friendly Vocabulary

● select - choosing something on a website, or computer program; usually it is highlight blue or will move when you select it

● drag and drop - picking up an object, or thing, on your screen and putting it down

 

 

Drag & Drop Lesson

 

In Base Ten Fun students will practice their 'drag & drop' skills by constructing numbers using base ten blocks.

 

Practice spelling site words by dragging and dropping letters to spell the word.

 

In Math Journey, students will practice their 'drag and drop' skills by choosing which numbers are greater or less than by traveling through the journey.

 

Interactive Assessment mathematics

 

 

 

 Experience Online Support Practice for Grades 1-2.docx

 

 Experience Online Practice for Grades 3-5

Skills

Description

Activities

Internet Link/Activity

Keyboarding

Type to Learn or one of these

 

Keyboarding

Number Pad Practice

Keyboard Invasion

Sky Chase

Dance Mat Typing

Typing Club

Number Pad Practice

Math Quiz

Mouse Skills

 

 

Demonstrate how to use the mouse using the suggested skills practice site, by answering the following questions, and finally practicing skill on designated Math or ELA site:

1. How do you scroll with your mouse?

2. How do you highlight text?

3. Are you accurate when you click on something with your mouse?

 

Grade 3-5 Friendly Vocabulary

·   Mouse - tool that allows you to move around your computer

● Cursor - arrow on screen that moves around the computer so you can choose what you want to do; or blinking vertical line marking where cursor is placed

● Link (hyperlink) - usually text or a picture a link will take you to a new site, video, picture or any other file that is linked

● Scroll – moving image, text, window, website page up, down or across the computer screen

● Highlight – using mouse to select text so that it is emphasized with a blue bar

 

 

Mouse Practice

 

Students can practice multiple mouse skills, including scrolling, using drop down menus, radio buttons, and accessing links to build their navigation skills.

 

Mousing Around

Moucercise

Mouse Practice

Math Mavens

Mouse Practice Bubble Activity

Spelling Bees

FunBrain: Math Arcade

Math Arcade: Visit the site and select your grade before playing the game.

Grammar Blast

Highlight/Select Text

 

 

Demonstrate how to use the mouse using the suggested skills practice site, by answering the following questions, and finally practicing skill on designated Math or ELA site:

1. How do you scroll with your mouse?

2. How do you highlight text?

3. Are you accurate when you click on something with your mouse?

 

Grade 3-5 Friendly Vocabulary

 

● Mouse - tool that allows you to move around your computer

● Cursor - arrow on screen that moves around the computer so you can choose what you want to do; or blinking vertical line marking where cursor is placed

● Link (hyperlink) - usually text or a picture a link will take you to a new site, video, picture or any other file that is linked

● Scroll – moving image, text, window, website page up, down or across the computer screen

● Highlight – using mouse to select text so that it is emphasized with a blue bar

 

 

Highlight/Select Text Lesson

Students will need headphones to listen to content and follow instructions to highlight/select text. Students will highlight/select text to make corrections, add text, and delete text.

 

Highlighting Practice

Proof Reading Grade 3

Proof Reading Grades 4

Proof Reading Grade 5

 

Navigation

 

Demonstrate navigating skills using the suggested sites, and by answering the following questions:

1. How do you use the buttons to control a video?

2. How do you type into fields?

 

Grade 3-5 Friendly Vocabulary

● Cursor- arrow on screen that moves around the computer so you can choose what you want to do; or blinking vertical line marking where cursor is placed

● Fields: Boxes on website or form where you can include text

 

 

Navigation Lesson

 

Students will learn to navigate a webpage by reading instructions, clicking items, dragging items, viewing videos, and entering text into fields.

Comic Strip

Friendly Letter

Word Clouds

Study Jams

Story Starter

Make an Animation

Math Videos

Drag and Drop

 

 

Demonstrate how to drag and drop by answering the following questions:

1. How do you draw a line from one object to another or across the page?

2. How do you use your mouse to select the object?

3. How do you move an object?

 

Grade 3-5 Friendly Vocabulary

● select - choosing something on a website, or computer program; usually it is highlight blue or will move when you select it

● drag and drop - picking up an object, or thing, on your screen and putting it down

 

 

Drag & Drop Lesson

Students will practice following instructions by dragging and dropping items thus reinforcing the skills of dragging and dropping within a field.

 

Thinking Blocks

 Clean-Up Your Grammar

Interactive Assessment

 

General Math Support

 

A free assessment and practice website where students have an opportunity to practice similar skills to what they will need such as drag and drop, selecting points on a number line or graph, etc. Teachers are able to create a free account and set up their classes to assign and track assessments, and even create their own custom questions

 

 

http://www.thatquiz.org/