Computer Literacy Teacher Resources
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Basic Computer Skills for Students with Emotional/Behavior Disorders
Create journal entries and basic internet searches to show that they know basic computer skills. Children diagnosed with emotional or behavioral disorders demonstrate computer skills such as typing and following directions.
4th - 6th Technology & Engineering
Scholars of all ages can use the various tools of technology to construct and illustrate a story. Utilizing this resource, learners work with a partner to brainstorm and draft a story based on personal experience. They use computer skills that combine text, images, and voice recording to create a final draft of their story.
3rd - 12th English Language Arts
An Animal Report
Third graders create reports in the fashion of small books. They write brief descriptions for a variety of topics and answering a variety of questions. They create a picture book for their individual animals. They utilize basic computer skills such as word processing and typing.
3rd English Language Arts
Britain2 is a desktop publishing tool that one can use to introduce basic computer skills. For this lesson, 6th graders are walked through the step needed to create and publish a document on their computer. This is basically a computer lesson with a social studies element thrown in.
6th 21st Century Skills
Art is a thoughtful and beautiful to motivate students in so many subjects. This lesson has students practice basic computer skills while examining a famous piece of art. They consider the color, style, and feeling of the piece. A rubric, directions, and jpg are included.
3rd Technology & Engineering
Tech Integration Project: Resume Creation
Having a good resume is the first step to getting your foot in the door for a job interview. Teach high schoolers how to wow their future employers with a well-organized, tailored, and grammatically correct resume. The lesson includes a project launcher for Word to make this task as simple as possible.
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Name Parts of a Computer and Terms for Interface Elements
Familiarize your young learners with the parts of a computer and some basic key terms relating to technology. As the teacher demonstrates using an LCD projector, class members practice moving a mouse, opening the Internet, typing in a web address, and using an online interactive game.
K - 2nd 21st Century Skills
Whether you're teaching ELD or language arts, young learners can always use a tip or two on writing with description. They discuss adjectives as a class and read Many Luscious Lollipops by Ruth Heller. They get into groups where each kid takes a picture and describes it with an adjective-heavy sentence.
2nd English Language Arts
Students practice their writing and spelling skills by dictating an assignment in WordPerfect. Lesson can be adapted is several ways to address different learning levels as well as varying levels of computer skills. Once dictation is completed, they compare to a printed handout of the dictation for any error correction.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Esperanza Rising - Anticipation Guide
Learn about Mexican culture while simultaneously strengthening reading, writing and computer skills. In order to get the most out of Esperanza Rising, pupils should have prior knowledge of Mexican culture. Therefore, there are links to a website included, and an anticipation guide designed to prepare your class.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
Spring Time Trees/Flowers
Plan ahead! Integrate science and language arts! Schedule your reading of C.S. Lewis’ The Lion, the Witch, and The Wardrobe to coincide with the arrival of spring. As pupils read Chapter 11 of the Lewis classic, they are assigned one of the trees or flowers mentioned, as well as vegetation found on the school grounds, to research.
5th English Language Arts
Tech Integration Project Lesson Accelerator: Project Overview
Prepare middle schoolers for life in the tech world with a lesson on entering, storing, sorting, and creating database collections. They use a database tool, such as excel, to record the contents of their CD collections. They then practice using different database layouts, fields, and options.
7th - 8th Technology & Engineering
Computer Whiz Certificate
As computer skills become more and more relevant, it is important to celebrate individuals who show promise in this area. Express this sentiment with a certificate for the computer savvy. You can use some computer skills yourself as you type the student's name, the date, and your own name straight into the document, and then print it out.
1st - 8th Social Studies & History
Writing with Technology - Publish a Story or Report
Many schools allocate time for the computer lab each week; this lesson would be a great use of that time. Students complete a graphic organizer to decide what they'd most like to write about: a report, short story, fiction, non-fiction, personal narrative.
4th 21st Century Skills