4th Grade Technology Standards Checklist by yx0ASuy


									                     4th Grade Technology Standards Checklist

Standard 1 - Basic Operations and Concepts I-Introduce D-Develop M-Master U-Use

a. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of the nature and operation of technology

1.a.1 Identify major hardware components (CPU/computer, monitor, keyboard, mouse, printer, disk
drives) U
1.a.2 Recognize and utilize buttons and icons used to operate programs and peripherals
(print, save, undo) U
1.a.3 Use and control scroll bars to navigate on a page U
1.a.4 Demonstrate proper care of computer hardware, software, peripherals, and storage
media (refrain from touching monitor screen, area free from food and drinks, proper handling of disks) U
1.a.5 Use appropriate technology vocabulary (hardware, software, internet, navigation) I
1.a.6 Troubleshoot common system problems (close program, reboot, check connections) I
1.a.7 Identify appropriate use of productivity and multimedia applications
(word processor, spreadsheet, multimedia presentation tools, and multimedia resources) I

b. Students are proficient in the use of technology.

1.b.1 Use the mouse to open and close an application, make a choice, or activate a link U
1.b.2 Use basic commands to print preview, select a printer, and print files D
1.b.3 Use basic commands to save, locate, and open files/folders from local and external
storage devices D
1.b.5 Demonstrate appropriate computer and peripheral operations (startup and shut down) D
1.b.6 Describe and/or demonstrate how to connect and use a variety of media and
technology resources (scanners, digital probes, digital cameras, and video projectors) I
1.b.7 Transfer files to different locations (removable storage) I
1.b.8 Use the keyboard to type letters and numbers U
1.b.9 Sit appropriately and use both hands to type words, phrases, and sentences. D
1.b.10 Sit appropriately and use home row keys - introduce remainder of keys and reaches I
1.b.11 Use keyboarding skills and correct posture I
1.b.12 Use keyboarding skills to create a document consisting of properly formated
sentences and paragraphs. I

*Vocabulary: log-in, cursor, icon, open, close, scroll-bar, hour glass/busy, word processing,
Internet, maximize, minimize, file, open file, save file, hard drive, network, folder/directory,
keyboard, home row, mouse, monitor/screen, printer, cd-rom, floppy disk, headphones, CPU
(central processing unit), edit, hardware, software, hyperlink, electronic mail,
telecommunication, multimedia

Standard 2 - Social, Ethical, and Human Issues I-Introduce D-Develop M-Master U-Use

a. Students understand the ethical, cultural, and societal issues related to technology.

2.a.1 Recognize and identify ways that people use computers to work, learn, communicate,
and play U
2.a.2 Identify advantages and disadvantages of use of technology D
2.a.3 Identify advantages and disadvantages technology provides in different cultures I
2.a.4 Explain the impact of technology on current and future career opportunities D
2.a.5 Recognize that copyright affects how one can use technology systems, information,
and software resources I

b. Students practice responsible use of technology systems, information, and software.

2.b.1 Practice responsible use of computers and describe consequences for inappropriate
use. (Acceptable Use Policy) later..(software, piracy, electronic privacy, downloads, copyright) I
2.b.2 Practice safety when communicating via the Internet (personal information, privacy, security) I
2.b.3 Cite sources when using information or graphics I
2.b.4 Practice basic netiquette I

c. Students develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning,
collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity.

2.c.1 Explain how technology resources in the community further life-long learning (library,
museums) U
2.c.2 Describe the benefits of using technology to communicate and/or collaborate with the
larger world (school, community, world) D
2.c.3 Identify advantages of using technology to increase productivity (ATM, calculator, online
shopping) D

*Vocabulary - AUP (Acceptable Use Policy), copyright, Internet safety, downloads, netiquette

Standard 3 - Technology Productivity Tools I-Introduce D-Develop M-Master U-Use

a. Students use technology tools to enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote

3.a.1 Use word processor/graphic organizer for learning tasks (Kidspiration, Kid Pix) U
3.a.2 Use word processor/graphic organizer to create, print, and publish a variety of writing
types (reports, letters, poems, etc.) I
3.a.3 Use standard formatting toolbars - font, size, color, style D
3.a.4 Use standard formatting toolbars- cut, copy, paste, objects and/or text I
3.a.5 Use standard formatting toolbars - spell check D
3.a.6 Use standard formatting toolbars - thesaurus, dictionary I
3.a.7 Use appropriate punctuation - (no space before comma, single space after words and
punctuation) D
3.a.8 Format page layout - text alignment and page setup (landscape/portrait) D
3.a.9 Format page layout - margins and line spacing I
3.a.10 Create a single/multiple slide presentation using text and graphics I
3.a.11 Utilize slide transitions, animations, and sound I
3.a.12 Use basic paint and drawing tools to illustrate an idea (line, rectangle, oval, fill
bucket) I
3.a.13 Insert/import an image - clipart D
3.a.14 Insert/import an image - photo, Internet, CD, saved file D
3.a.15 Identify graphic formats (.bmp, .jpg, .gif, .pict) D
3.a.16 Use draw tools to select and manipulate objects/graphics (move, stretch, shrink,
rotate) D
3.a.17 Use draw tools to select and manipulate objects/graphics (text wrap options, group,
layer, align) I
3.a.18 Use templates for newsletters, catalogues, flyers, etc. I
3.a.19 Use a digital camera to take, use, and manipulate digital images D
3.a.20 Enter data and create a spreadsheet/chart (spreadsheet, graphing software) I
3.a.21 In a spreadsheet, locate a cell by row and column D
3.a.22 Format spreadsheet - size Row/Column height/width I
3.a.23 Format cells - borders and shading I
3.a.24 In a spreadsheet, perform simple calculations I
3.a.25 Sort data in ascending and descending order I
3.a.26 Choose best chart type for presenting data I
3.a.27 Include chart title, labels, and legends I
3.a.28 Use video to tell stories, record events, and/or deliver information I

b. Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models,
prepare publications, & produce other creative works.
3.b.1 Produce a project with assistance using appropriate technology tools (pictures, charts, slide
shows, videos) U
3.b.2 Produce with other students a project using appropriate technology tools (pictures, charts,
slideshows, videos) D
3.b.3 Identify appropriate technology resources to plan/design, construct and/or
demonstrate a project with other students (pictures, reports, charts, slideshow, newspaper, flyers) I

*Vocabulary - draw tools, line/shape tools, fill bucket, new, save, save as, open, close, word
processing, font, font style, font size, indent, align text, page layout (portrait/landscape), set
margins, set line spacing, edit text, format text, cut/copy/paste, spell check, insert Clipart,
insert picture, graphic, size graphic, format border, print, print preview, spreadsheet, cell, row,
column, format cell, chart, enter formula, sort data, slide, slide show, insert graphics, enter
text, format text, insert WordArt, format background, slide sorter, add transitions, add
animations, view show, presentation

Standard 4 - Technology Communication Tools I-Introduce D-Develop M-Master U-Use

a. Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interract with peers, experts,
and other audiences.

4.a.1 Use appropriate actions for safely and securely using communication tools I

b. Students use a variety of media and formats to communicate information and ideas
effectively to multiple audiences.

4.b.1 Select and use media formats to share ideas and information to local and global
audience (text, images, audio, video) I
4.b.2 Produce and edit products to communicate information and ideas for intended
purpose and target audience (presentations, brochures, web pages) D
4.b.3 Use elements and priciples of design for presentations or other multi-media products
(background, white space, font size, images, page layout, sound effects) D

*Vocabulary - AUP, e-mail, attachment, Internet safety, format background

Standard 5 - Technology Research Tools I-Introduce D-Develop M-Master U-Use

a. Students use technology to locate, evaluate, and collect information from a variety of

5.a.1 Use a web browser to navigate the Internet (forward, back, hyperlink, home, bookmarks) D
5.a.2 Use basic web browsing vocabulary (URL, hyperlink, favorites/bookmark, search box, scroll bar) D
5.a.3 Identify keywords and/or subjects for electronic searches and determine relevancy
(teacher models appropriate search strategies) I
5.a.4 Use electronic resources to gather information (CD-Rom, DVD, Internet, video, search engine,
online database) D
5.a.5 Recognize and use various types of search engines I
5.a.6 Develop effective search strategies for conducting electronic research I
5.a.7 Use prepared hotlists to gather information from electronic resources D
5.a.8 Use domain of a URL to determine the type of host (government, education, commercial, military,
organization) I
5.a.9 Locate the author/creator of a website to determine credibility of the information I
5.a.10 Identify strategies for evaluating information for accuracy, bias, and truth I
5.a.11 Copy relevant information into word processing document (take notes and
paraphrase) I

b. Students use technology tools to process data and report results.

5.b.1 Use graphs/charts to represent ideas, calculate results, and/or display data
(spreadsheets, databases) I
5.b.2 Use graphic organizers to demonstrate/represent ideas I
5.b.3 Use existing databases to find and sort information (electronic library catalog, dictionary,
encyclopedia, phone directory) D

c. Students evaluate and select new information resources and technological innovations based
on the appropriateness for specific tasks.

5.c.1 Select, with assistance, resources for gathering, sorting, and reporting information U
5.c.2 Select and evaluate technology tools and resources for appropriateness and biases o
electronic information I
5.c.3 Explain resources selected for an assigned task I
5.c.4 Evaluate options for completing the assigned task I

*Vocabulary - browser, URL, navigation tools - forward, back, home, scroll bar), hyperlink,
bookmark, hotlist, search, key word, search engine, search results, paraphrase, credibility,
evaluate, spreadsheet, chart, database

Standard 6 - Tech Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Tools I-Introduce D-Develop
M-Master U-Use

a. Students use technology resources for solving problems and making decisions.
6.a.1 Use technology to gather, organize, illustrate, and review information to solve basic
problems (sequencing, matching, sorting, critical thinking, concept mapping) U
6.a.2 Use technology tools to plan, gather, organize, synthesize, present, and evaluate
information to solve a problem (graphic organizer, chart, graph, database, word processor, timeline,
slideshow) (probes, sensors, monitoring devices) I
6.a.3 Select technology tools and resources, with assistance, to address a variety of tasks
and problems (teacher models) U
6.a.4 Select technology tools and resources to address a variety of tasks and problems I

b. Students employ technology in the development of strategies for solving problems in the real

6.b.1 Select technology tools and/or resources, with assistance, to solve a problem/task
(writing tools, digital camera, puzzles, Internet, logical thinking programs) D
6.b.2 Identify and use strategies to select and apply appropriate technology for evaluating,
analyzing, and synthesizing information I

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