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Technology Curriculum

Prekindergarten– They will understand the function, and use of the mouse, keyboard, and monitor.  They will use these tools to help them in different games that involve colors, shapes, numbers, letters, and various subjects such as science and social studies.

Kindergarten– They will be able to use the mouse and keyboard correctly.  They will also be able to log on and off of the computer as well as close and open programs.  The students will use paint to create their own pictures as well as coloring letters of the week and holiday pictures.  They will play games that are based on reading, math, science, and social studies.  Also they will learn the home row on the keyboard as well as the space bar and enter key.

1st Grade– The students will be able to find and open programs on the computer as well as close them.  They will learn the proper finger placement on the keyboard and practice typing.  The students will also play games that involve keyboarding, reading, math, science and social studies.  They will also be able to type an original story in Microsoft Word.  They will be able to locate and use keys such as backspace, period, and question mark.

2nd Grade– The students will be able to locate the home row and type correctly on the keyboard.  They will be able to use Clipart and Wordart in Microsoft Word.  They will be able to locate and use keys such as an exclamation point, tab, and shift.  They will be able to type an original story and be able to change the font style and size.  The students will also play games that involve keyboarding, reading, math, science and social studies.

3rd Grade– The students will be able to demonstrate correct keyboarding skills.  They will also be able to use Wordart, and Clipart in Microsoft Word.  Also when using Microsoft Word they will be able to use the spell check, and right, left, and center justification.  They will be able to create a PowerPoint slide show.  Also they will be able to research topic information on the internet.  The students will also play games that involve keyboarding, reading, math, science, and social studies.

4th-8th Grade-  The objectives of the technology curriculum are fulfilled by the implementation of technology across all the curriculum.