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									                             EasyTechTM Scope and Sequence  Elmore County Public Schools  June, 2003

Unit   Title                               ECSS      Type                                                Description                                                    *
Mouse Basics
      Select, Drag and Double-Click          6a       L     This lesson introduces basic mouse skills including selecting, dragging, and double-clicking objects on       2
                                                            the screen.
Computer Basics
      Working Online                                  D     In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to introduce students to EasyTech as well as to            2
                                           9, 20,           networks, usernames and passwords, acceptable use policies, and intellectual property.
       Acceptable Use Policies               21       D     In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to introduce students to EasyTech as well as usernames     5
                                                            & passwords, online help, acceptable use policies, and intellectual property.
       Processor and I/O Devices            6, 7      L     This lesson introduces students to basic computer components and to the concepts of a processor with          2
                                                            input and output devices.
       Data Storage                          7        L     This lesson introduces students to floppy disks, CD-ROMs, and hard drives and to the concepts of              2
                                                            reading and writing data. It also teaches basic computer care.
       Computer Parts Memory                4, 6      A     Students strengthen their technology vocabulary by playing a “memory” game that matches computer              2
                                                            parts with their names.
          Data Storage Bingo               4, 6, 7    A     Students practice recognizing various computer parts and data storage devices by playing a modified           2
                                                            bingo game.
       Symbols of Technology                          L     This lesson teaches students how to recognize and use the basic symbols of technology.                        5
          Math Video                                  A     Students act out a math problem and film it.                                                                  2
          Historic Communities                        A     Students watch a video about an historic community and compare it to their own community.                     5
                                             7
          Comparing Stories                           A     Students will compare a print version of a story with a digital video version of the same story.              5
          Good Citizenship Digital video              A     Students plan and create a digital video about a good citizenship public service announcement.
          Dramatic Digital Video                      A     Students form groups, select a poem, and film a dramatic interpretation of it using digital video.            5
       Printer                               6c       L     This lesson teaches students the basic components and functions of a printer. It also introduces them to      5
                                                            common printer problems.
       Scanner                              34f       L     This lesson explains how a scanner works and how to use basic scanning software. Students learn to            5
                                                            identify the components of a scanner and how to create an image file with the scanner.
         Identifying Computer Devices        34       A     Students identify digital input, output, and processing devices and describe how components are used.         5
       Basic Design                                   D     In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to help students understand the concept of audience        5
                                           36, 37,          and how to use font, color, white space, and graphics to design documents for print and screen-viewing.
       Audience and Media                   47b       D     In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to help students understand the concept of audience        5
                                                            and how to use font, color, white space, and graphics to design documents for print and screen-viewing.
Introduction to Keyboards
       ABCDE                                          L     This introductory lesson to the computer keyboard teaches the sounds of the letters A through E and           2
                                                            displays their location on the keyboards.
       FGHIJ                                          L     This introductory lesson to the computer keyboard teaches the sounds of the letters F through J and           2
                                             2
                                                            displays their location on the keyboard.
       KLMNO                                          L     This introductory lesson to the computer keyboard teaches the sounds of the letters K through O and           2
                                                            displays their location on the keyboard.


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       PQRST                                       L    This introductory lesson to the computer keyboard teaches the sounds of the letters P through T and             2
                                                        displays their location on the keyboard.
       UVWXYZ                                      L    This introductory lesson to the computer keyboard teaches the sounds of the letters U through Z and             2
                                                        displays their location on the keyboard.
          Beginning Sounds                         A    Students identify initial sounds they hear in high-frequency words by coloring letters on paper                 2
                                                        keyboard.
       Numbers                                     L    This introductory lesson to the computer keyboard teaches the numbers 0 through 9 and displays their            2
                                                        locations on the number row of the keyboard.
         Typing Numbers                            A    Students count object sets and color the corresponding number key on a paper keyboard.                          2
                                             2
       Words, Space, and Enter Key                 L    This introductory lesson teaches students how to type letter combinations to form words, how to use the         2
                                                        space bar to type spaces between words, how to delete mistakes with the backspace key, and how to use
                                                        the enter key to create new lines.
       Cursor Keys                                 L    This lesson introduces the role of the cursor, and teaches students how to use the arrow keys to move           2
                                                        the cursor. Students also learn how to use the tab key to create large spaces.
       Shift and Symbols                           L    This lesson teaches students how to use the shift key to make capital letters and symbols.                      2
       Touch Keyboarding                           D    In this lesson, teachers us the discussion points to help students understand the concept of touch              2
                                                        keyboarding, including keyboarding techniques and punctuation and symbol keys.
Beginning Graphics
       Brushes and Lines                           L    This lesson introduces students to the basic brush, line, and eraser tools of graphics programs. Students       2
                                                        practice drawing with these tools.
       Shapes and Fill                             L    This lesson teaches the basic rectangle, oval, fill, and text tools of graphics programs. Students practice     2
                                                        drawing with these tools and learn the undo command.
                                             36e
          Portrait of Myself                       A    Students create a self-portrait on paper, and then with a graphics program, to show what makes them             2
                                                        visually unique.
         Drawing a Vehicle                         A    Students use cutout shapes and then a graphics program to create a vehicle.                                     2
         Personal Flag                             A    Students use paper, and then a graphics program, to create a flag that represents them.                         2
Visual Mapping Basics
       Grouping and Labeling                       L    This lesson introduces students to the basic concepts of visually organizing ideas and the components           2
                                                        of visual mapping software.
       Attributes and Linking                      L    This lesson teaches students how to use attributes in visual mapping software like style, color, and size       2
                                                        for elements such as arrows and text.
                                             36e
         Reading Visual Maps                       A    Students create visual maps and determine their main ideas.                                                     2
         Our Community                             A    In groups, students will create visual maps that illustrate information about their communities.                2
         I Belong to Many Groups                   A    Students create a visual map to illustrate information about groups to which they belong.                       2
         Designing a Visual Map                    A    Students create visual maps that illustrate their understanding of design principles.                           2
Basic Word Processing
       Basic Input                                 L    This introductory lesson teaches students basic word processing skills. Students learn to input text and        2
                                                        how to open, close, save, and print documents.
          Word Problems                            A    Students plan and create word problems based on the book Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last                    2
                                             36
                                                        Sunday.
       Format Text                                 L    This lesson teaches basic text formatting such as bold, underline, and italic. Students also learn how to       2
                                                        select text and how to cut, copy, and paste.
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          Ride Across America                        A   Students retype and format a report about riding a bike across America.                                         2
          Grammar Safari                             A   Student practice locating and using adjectives and action verbs in two different essays.                        2
          Group Story                                A   In groups, students think of words for the different parts of speech and write stories together using their     2
                                                         chosen words.
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          Poem Creation and Design                   A   Students use a word processing program to write and format a poem.                                              2
          Word Division Level 1                      A   Students practice dividing words correctly using hyphenation rules.                                             2
Database Basics
       Finding Information                 42, 43    D   In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to help students understand the concept of a database,       2
                                                         and how they can use one in their daily classroom work.
       Basic Parts and Searches                      L   This lesson introduces students to the basic parts of electronic and print databases. It also introduces        2
                                                         them to keyword searches.
       Simple Search                                 L   This lesson teaches basic searching in database software. It also teaches students how to use different         2
                                             46          interfaces to perform the same task.
       Simple Sort                                   L   This lesson teaches basic sorting in database software. It also teaches students how to use different           2
                                                         interfaces to perform the same task.
         National Landmarks                          A   Students use the library catalog database to research a national landmark.                                      2
Keyboarding
      Home Row                                       L   This introductory Lesson teaches students basic keyboarding techniques. The lesson focuses on the               2
                                                         home row and teaches students to type those keys with proper finger placement and posture. As a
                                                         practice lesson, this lesson is not assessed but it is tracked.
       Upper Row                                     L   This introductory Lesson teaches students basic keyboarding techniques. The lesson focuses on the               2
                                                         upper row and teaches students to type those keys with proper finger placement and posture. As a
                                                         practice lesson, this lesson is not assessed but it is tracked.
       Lower Row                                     L   This introductory Lesson teaches students basic keyboarding techniques. The lesson focuses on the               2
                                                         home row and teaches students to type those keys with proper finger placement and posture. As a
                                                         practice lesson, this lesson is not assessed but it is tracked.
       Number Row                                    L   This introductory Lesson teaches students basic keyboarding techniques. The lesson focuses on the               2
                                                         number row but it also reinforces the other rows on the keyboard. As a practice lesson, this lesson is
                                           2b, 2c,
                                                         not assessed but it is tracked.
                                            2d, 3
       Shift Key                                     L   This introductory Lesson teaches students basic keyboarding techniques. The lesson focuses on the               2
                                                         shift key in making capital letters & symbols but it also reinforces the other rows on the keyboard. As
                                                         a practice lesson, this lesson is not assessed but it is tracked.
          Drill 1                                    P   In this lesson, the student practices good touch keyboarding skills while improving speed. It includes          2
                                                         three one-minute exercises followed by a three-minute exercise. The lesson also estimates the student’s
                                                         words per minute and errors per minute based on his or her typing performance in the lesson.
          Keyboarding Test Level 1                   A   Student type as much text as possible within a five-minute time limit.                                          2
          Drill 2                                    P   In this lesson, the student practices good touch keyboarding skills while improving speed. It includes          5
                                                         three one-minute exercises followed by a three-minute exercise. The lesson also estimates the student’s
                                                         words per minute and errors per minute based on his or her typing performance in the lesson.
          Keyboarding Test Level 2                   A   Student type as much text as possible within a five-minute time limit.                                          5



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Visual Mapping
       Idea Webs                                      L   This lesson teaches students how to use various visual mapping tools to create, replace, erase, move,      2
                                            33, 34,       and link objects and text.
       Formats and Outlining                35, 36    L   This lesson introduces students to the concepts of sub grouping and using visual maps to outline, and      2
                                                          teaches how to create diagrams with multiple orientations.
Computer Navigation
      Desktop                                 10      L   This lesson teaches students basic computer concepts, such as using the desktop, working with files and    2
                                                          folders, and navigating file structures.
       Windows and Controls                           L   This lesson teaches students to use dialog boxes and option windows and to make selections with tools      2
                                                          such as checkboxes, radio buttons, text boxes, scroll bars, dropdown menus, and general window
                                            5, 10         controls.
       Toolbars and Menus                             L   This lesson teaches students to navigate through program menus and to recognize and use symbols,           2
                                                          properties, and online help.
       Software                              5, 8     L   This lesson teaches students to identify software groups, choose task-appropriate software, and create     2
                                                          and work with files and file formats.
       Network Basics                         9       L   This lesson teaches students basic networking concepts, such as LANs, WANs, and how to use remote          2
                                                          equipment. It reviews file format compatibility & use of intellectual property.
       Devices and Compatibility              8       D   In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to help students understand basic computer concepts     5
                                                          such as input and output devices, networks, and compatibility.
Spreadsheet Basics
       Columns, Rows, and Cells                       L   This introductory lesson teaches students what a spreadsheet is and how it is used. Students also learn    8
                                                          the basic components of a spreadsheet.
       Titles, Selecting, Navigation                  L   This lesson teaches students how to label columns of data, how to select groups of cells, and how to       8
                                                          navigate through a spreadsheet.
          Family Spreadsheet                          A   Students complete a simple spreadsheet table using information gathered from interviews.                   8
       Layout and Cell Format                         L   This lesson teaches the student how to insert rows and columns, how to add borders and shading, and        8
                                            37, 38,       how to perform cell merging and justification.
                                            39, 40,
          Acts of Kindness                            A   Students use a spreadsheet to record acts of kindness they give and receive over the course of a week.     8
                                              41,
          Animal Research Spreadsheet                 A   Students collect animal research and organize it using a spreadsheet.                                      8
          Student Information Spreadsheet             A   Students use a spreadsheet to perform interviews and display the collected data.                           8
          Book Report Progress                        A   Students set a timeline & checklist for a book report to help review & track their progress.               8
       Sorting and Summing                            L   This lesson teaches students how to use the summing and sorting functions of a spreadsheet.                8
          Class Pets Spreadsheet                      A   Students collected information about their classmates’ pets, and then use their populated data tables to   8
                                                          create and modify a spreadsheet on the computer.
Word Processing
      Tools Menu                                      L   This lesson teaches common commands found in the Tools menu including spell check, thesaurus, and     5
                                                          word count. The lesson also reviews frequently misused homonyms.
          Formatting Biographies                      A   Students retype and format a biography of Martin Luther King Jr.                                      5
       Insert Menu                          35, 36    L   This lesson teaches common commands found in the Insert Menu including page breaks, page numbers, 5
                                                          symbols, and pictures.
       Format Menu                                    L   This lesson teaches common commands found in the Format Menu including font style, size and color,    5
                                                          paragraph alignment and spacing, and bullets and numbering.
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          Informational Interview                     A   Student decides on a topic relating to his or her hometown, interviews someone, and transcribes the            5
                                                          interview notes using a word processing program.
          Formatting a Poem                           A   Students use a word processing program to format a poem.                                                       5
       Page Layout                                    L   This lesson teaches students how to display their text in columns, how to vary the margins around their        5
                                                          text, and how to change the general layout of their text on the page.

         Advanced Report Writing                      A   Using a word processing program, students will write and format a two- to three-page report.                   5
                                            35, 36
         Guidebook                                    A   Students write “how to” instructions, and then format them into a guidebook.                                   5
       Desktop Publishing                             L   This lesson teaches students how to use more than one software application to create documents and             5
                                                          page layouts appropriate for intended audiences.
          Cumulative Story                            A   In groups, students use pictures as prompts to write creative stories.                                         5
          Creating a Newsletter                       A   Students work in small groups to create and format newsletters.                                                5
          Word Division Level 2                       A   Students practice dividing words correctly using hyphenation rules.                                            5
          Word Division Level 3             34, 36,   A   Students practice dividing words correctly using hyphenation rules.                                            5
          Proofreading and Correcting 1       45      P   In this lesson, the student practices proofreading skills while using a word processor. It contains four       5
                                                          focused exercises practicing spelling (with a spell checker), punctuation, capitalization, and homonyms.
                                                          The student is expected to find errors and correct them in the word processing environment.
          Proofreading and Correcting 2               P   In this lesson, the student practices proofreading skills while using a word processor. It contains four       5
                                                          focused exercises practicing spelling (with a spell checker), punctuation, capitalization, and homonyms.
                                                          The student is expected to find errors and correct them in the word processing environment.
Graphing in Spreadsheets
       Pie Charts                                     L   This lesson teaches students how to create pie charts in a spreadsheet. It also introduces students to the     2
                                                          wizard-type interface.
          Traveling to School                         A   Students create a pie chart that describes how their classmates travel to school.                              5
          Coin Toss Probability                       A   Students flip coins and use a spreadsheet to record how many times they land on heads or tails.                5
       Bar Graphs                                     L   This lesson teaches students how to create bar graphs in a spreadsheet. It also gives them additional          2
                                                          experience using wizards.
          Ethnic Foods Survey                41e      A   Students conduct a survey of their classmates’ favorite ethnic foods, and display the information as a         5
                                                          bar graph.
          Classroom Measurements                      A   Students estimate the length of common classroom items, measure the actual items, and record both              5
                                                          sets of data in a spreadsheet to compare.
       Line graphs                                    L   This lesson teaches the student how to create line graphs in a spreadsheet. It also gives students             2
                                                          additional practice using wizards.
          Weekly Reading Graph                        A   Students keep track of how many pages they read in a week and display that data in a line graph.               5
Email Basics
       Composing                                      L   This introductory lesson teaches students how to write and send an email. They also learn to identify          5
                                                          the parts of an email message.
          Email the President                         A   Students will compose a message to the President of the United States using a sample email program on          5
                                           34b, 49
                                                          paper.
       Replying and Forwarding                        L   This lesson teaches students how to access their email account, how to receive and open email, and how         5
                                                          to reply to and forward email.


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Presentation Basics
       Audience and Parts                            L   This introductory lesson teaches students how computer slideshows work. Students learn the basic              5
                                           44, 45,       components of presentation software and how to consider varying audiences.
       Text Boxes                          47, 48    L   This lesson teaches students how to add text to their slideshows. Students extend their knowledge of          5
                                                         presentation software components, including outlines, slides, and text design.
         Birth Certificate                 44, 45,   A   Students use presentation software to create birth certificates for themselves.                               5
       Backgrounds                         47, 48    L   This lesson teaches students how to add colors, textures, and patterns to the background of their             5
                                                         slideshows.
       Pictures                                      L   This lesson teaches students how to add pictures to their presentations. Students also learn how to           5
                                                         insert new and duplicate slides to their slideshows.
          Life Slideshow                             A   Students create a booklet of slides about themselves using presentation software.                             5
       Views and Effects                             L   This lesson teaches students how to prepare presentations for a particular audience by using different        5
                                           44, 45,
                                                         views, data types, and audio and visual effects.
                                           47, 48
          Tourism Guide                              A   In groups, students create slideshow presentations about geographical locations of their choice.              5
          Problem-Solution Presentation              A   Students choose an audience and a problem that needs a solution, plan a presentation about solving the        5
                                                         problem, and create a presentation specifically for the chosen audience.
        Natural Resources Presentation               A   Students create a presentation about a natural resource for two different audiences.                          5
Web Browsing Basics
      Basic Components                               L   This lesson teaches students basic concepts about the Internet and the World Wide Web, such as using a        2
                                                         web page and website, following links, and differentiating between the Internet and the World Wide
                                                         Web.
       Browsing and URLS                             L   This lesson teaches students how to identify and use URLs to research information online, create and          2
                                                         use bookmarks, and use the navigation buttons.
       Keyword Searches                              L   This lesson teaches students how to use keywords and categories in search engines. It also teaches            2
                                                         privacy issues to consider when providing information on the World Wide Web.
       Sourcing and Ethics                           L   This lesson teaches students key research and resource sites, the basic concepts related to informational     2
                                           46, 52,
                                                         validity, and about respecting intellectual property.
                                             53
          My State Research                          A   Students participate in electronic communities by visiting websites about their state and finding specific    5
                                                         information.
          Research and Evaluation                    A   Students pick a topic, use keyword searches to research the topic on the World Wide Web, and evaluate         5
                                                         the usefulness and validity of the information found.
          Examining Content                          A   Students pick a topic, use keyword searches to research the topic on the World Wide Web, and evaluate         5
                                                         the usefulness and validity of the information found.
          Web Page Design                            A   Students choose a topic and find five examples of good and bad website designs about that topic, and          5
                                                         improve upon one of the poor examples by redesigning it on paper.
Formulas in Spreadsheets
      Basic Calculations                             L   This introductory lesson teaches students how to use formulas in spreadsheets to do basic calculations.       5
          Bake Sale Spreadsheet                      A   Students create a table of bake sale information and calculate totals using formulas in a spreadsheet.        5
                                           37, 38,
          Walk-a-thon Spreadsheet                    A   Students use a spreadsheet to create a table of provided walk-a-thon information.                             5
                                           39, 40,
      Using Cell Names in Formulas                   L   This lesson teaches students how to use cell names in formulas. Students practice using spreadsheets to       5
                                             41
                                                         do basic calculations.
          Grocery Store Spreadsheet                  A   Students use a spreadsheet to calculate how many of certain items to buy in order to maintain a budget.       5
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       Copying and Pasting                            L   This lesson teaches students how to apply the same formula to different sets of numbers by using the         5
                                                          copy and paste commands.
           Camping Supplies Spreadsheet               A   Based on supplies needed for a camping trip, students create and perform calculations in a spreadsheet.      5
Database Searches
       OR Searches                                    L   This lesson teaches students how to use the OR command to do advanced searches in a database.                5
       AND Searches                        46, 52,    L   This lesson teaches students how to use the AND command to do advanced searches in a database.               5
           Library Database                  53       A   Students use a library database to find resources about a chosen animal topic.                               5
       Multi-item Sorting                             L   This lesson teaches students how to sort the information in a database by multiple criteria.                 5
Creating a Database
       Fields                                         L   This lesson teaches students how to create and define fields in a database. Students also learn how to       5
                                                          use different interfaces to perform the same task.
       Entering and Editing Data           43, 44     L   This lesson teaches students how to add and delete fields, how to modify existing fields, and how to         5
                                                          enter information into a database.
         Classroom Database                           A   Using a database program, students will design a classroom database of the books they read this year.        5
Computer Fundamentals
      Online Ethics                                   D   In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to help students understand the concepts of online        8
                                                          ethics, including acceptable use policies, copyright laws, computer hacking, piracy, intentional virus
                                           17, 18         setting, and invasion of privacy.
          Ethics and Consequences                     A   Students answer questions about piracy, ethical issues and consequences for computer hacking, piracy         8
                                                          intention virus setting, and invasion of privacy.
       Basic Components                    6, 7, 8,   L   This lesson teaches students the names and functions of basic computer components. It also teaches the       8
                                           15, 16         difference between analog and digital information.
         Computer Components               5, 6, 7    A   Students identify computer components and concepts by matching words, functions, and definitions.            8
       Keyboarding                                    L   This lesson teaches students the layout of the keyboard and correct keyboarding procedures, as well as       8
                                                          how to increase speed and accuracy of keyboarding skills.
          Keyboarding Drill                2c, 2d,    P   In this lesson, the student practices good touch keyboarding skills while improving speed. It includes       8
                                             2e           three one-minute exercise followed by a three-minute exercise. The lesson also estimates the student’s
                                                          words per minute and errors per minute based on his or her typing performance in the lesson.
          Keyboarding Test Level 3                    A   Students type as much of the provided text as possible within a five-minute limit.                           8
       Program Menus and Toolbars                     L   This lesson teaches students to use program menus and toolbars to navigate and perform tasks in a            8
                                           54, 55,
                                                          computer program.
                                             56
         Creating Program Menus                       A   Students will create program menus and toolbars for an imaginary computer program.                           8
       Operating Systems and Browsing                 L   This lesson teaches students about operating systems and their graphical user interfaces as well as how      8
                                                          to find files and folders using knowledge of file structure.
                                           10-14
          Creating File Structures                    A   Students create their own file structures on paper, demonstrating their understanding of how files are       8
                                                          hierarchically structured in a computer.
       Software, Buttons, & Controls        5, 16     L   This lesson teaches students about various software types and for which tasks they are used. It also         8
                                                          teaches students how to select appropriate software to accomplish a variety of tasks.
          Technology and Society                      A   Students perform research and then deliver a speech to educate their classmates about how a specific         8
                                           23, 52,        technology application has affected society.
          Technology in My Life              53       A   Students research to write a speech about how technology has affected their lives.                           8
          Technology in the Workplace                 A   Students research to write a speech about how technology has affected different occupations.                 8
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       Input, Output, and Files              7,      D   In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to help students understand the concepts of computer      8
                                                         fundamentals such as input, output, and processing devices, analog vs. digital information, storage
                                                         devices, and file formats.
       Networks                                      L   This lesson teaches students the basic components and functions of a network, including concepts such        8
                                                         as file sharing and storage, compatibility, and ethical use of networks.
         World Cultures                    9, 34b,   A   Students email pen pals to learn about world culture.                                                        8
         World Weather                        49     A   Students email pen pals to learn about weather around the world.                                             8
       Network Compatibility                         D   In this lesson, teachers use the discussion points to help students understand the concepts of LANs and      8
                                                         WANs, cross-platform connectivity, file format issues, and using help menus.
Word Processing Software
      Basic Operations                               L   This lesson teaches students the basic file operations of a word processing program.                         8
         Electronic Journal                          A   Students use a word processing program to keep an electronic journal.                                        8
      Spelling and Grammar Tools                     L   This lesson teaches students how to edit a word processing document by using spelling and grammar            8
                                                         tools. It also teaches basic formatting techniques for electronic documents.
          Word Problem Document                      A   Students solve a word problem and use a word processing program to list the steps they took to get the       8
                                                         answer.
       Tabs, Spacing, and Alignment                  L   This lesson teaches students how to format word-processing documents using alignment, tab spacing,           8
                                                         and font modification.
         Newsletter                        10-13     A   Students work in small groups to create and format newsletters.                                              8
       Margins and Layout                  35, 36,   L   This lesson teaches students how to adjust page margins and create page layouts, including adding            8
                                           54, 55,       borders and aligning text to fit well on the page.
          Vocabulary Guide                   56      A   Students write descriptive sentences using literary devices and vocabulary words in a data table, and        8
                                                         then create and format a vocabulary guide using a word processing program.
       Formatting Reports                            L   This lesson teaches students basics about how to format reports, including using footnotes, endnotes,        8
                                                         page breaks, works cited and bibliography pages, indentations, and headers and footers.
          Formatting a Report                        A   Using a word processing program, students retype a report about the Industrial Revolution and format it      8
                                                         with footnotes and a bibliography.
            Proofreading and Correcting              P   In this lesson, the student practices proofreading skills while using a word processor. It contains four     8
                                                         focused exercises practicing spelling (with a spell checker), punctuation, capitalization, and homonyms.
                                                         The student is expected to find errors and correct them in the word processing environment.
Spreadsheet Software
       Parts and Navigation                          L   This lesson teaches students to use the various components of a spreadsheet and introduces them to           8
                                                         basic skills including navigating, inserting, selecting, and organizing data in a spreadsheet.
          Weather Spreadsheet                        A   Students keep track of weather patterns in a chosen location and create a spreadsheet using collected        8
                                                         data.
                                           37, 38,
       Basic Formatting                              L   This lesson teaches students to create more detailed spreadsheets, and how to enhance the spreadsheet        8
                                           39, 40,
                                                         by summing data and sorting it both alphabetically and numerically.
                                           41, 54,
         Basketball Budget Spreadsheet               A   Students decide how to spend the remainder of a budget for a youth basketball team.                          8
                                           55, 56
       Charts and Graphs                             L   This lesson teaches students to use a spreadsheet program template to create, label, and modify pie          8
                                                         charts, bar graphs, and line graphs.
          Endangered Mammals Bar Graph               A   Students enter provided data into a spreadsheet and create corresponding bar graphs, according to            8
                                                         directions.

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          Earthquake Line Graphs                       A   Students enter provided data into a spreadsheet and create corresponding line graphs, according to           8
                                                           directions.
          Number Cube Probability                      A   Students roll number cubes and use a spreadsheet to record how many times they land on                       8
                                                           Numbers one through six, and demonstrate knowledge of mathematical probability.
       Formulas                                        L   This lesson teaches students to identify cells, copy and paste data, and enter formulas in cells,            8
                                                           recognizing the correct order of operations.
          School Supplies Spreadsheet                  A   Using a spreadsheet program, students calculate discounts and add sales tax to find out the total cost for   8
                                                           a list of school items.
       Functions, Copy and Paste                       L   This lesson teaches students to use functions and range of cells in a spreadsheet, including calculating     8
                                                           averages and maximum and minimum numbers.
          Orchestra Inventory                          A   Using a spreadsheet program, students calculate the average number of musical instruments in three           8
                                                           schools’ orchestras.
       Layout                                          L   This lesson teaches students to modify a spreadsheet and format it for printing by manipulating              8
                                                           margins, borders, labels, and spreadsheet gridlines.
          Paintings Spreadsheet                        A   Using a spreadsheet program, students type information from a data table and format page orientation,        8
                                                           cell alignment, and headers and footers as directed.
          Research Paper Progress Part I               A   Students set a timeline for completing a research paper to help them track their progress.                   8
          Research Paper Progress Part II    37, 38,   A   Students create a bar graph to track progress on a research paper and reevaluate their estimated dates       8
                                             39, 40,       and rubric.
          Research Paper Progress Part III   41, 54,   A   Students use their timeline spreadsheet, rubric spreadsheet, and bar graph to evaluate their work process    8
                                             55, 56        in completing a research paper.
          Project Planning Tool Part I                 A   Students set a timeline for a project to help them review and track their progress.                          8
          Project Planning Tool Part II                A   Students create a bar graph to track progress on a project and reevaluate their estimated dates and rubric   8
                                                           if necessary.
          Project Planning Tool Part III               A   Students use their timeline spreadsheet, rubric spreadsheet, and bar graph to evaluate their work process    8
                                                           in completing a project.
           Spreadsheet Layout                          A   Students create two spreadsheets and choose portrait or landscape layouts.                                   8
           Planning a Project                          A   Students create rubrics to evaluate a product and the process used to complete the product.                  8
Presentation Software
       Elements and Basic Design                       L   This lesson teaches students the basic components of presentation software, as well as how to insert text 8
                                                           and pictures. It also teaches basic design elements to consider when designing a presentation.
          Controversial Issue                          A   Students create a presentation listing the pros and cons of an issue, ultimately persuading the audience      8
                                                           toward a chosen point of view.
       Lines, Lists, and Structure                     L   This lesson teaches students how to add slides and enhance and organize slideshow presentations with          8
                                                           elements such as lines, arrows, and lists.
                                             44, 45,
          Career Exploration                           A   Student chooses a possible career and creates a presentation that explores the characteristics of that        8
                                             54, 55,
                                                           career.
                                               56
       Effects and Views                               L   The lesson teaches students how to use visual audio effects, and how to use slide transitions in              8
                                                           electronic presentations.
            Interesting Inventions                     A   Using presentation software, students create presentation about interesting inventions of the 20 th           8
                                                           century.
       Hyperlinks                                      L   This lesson teaches students how to build a self-directed, Interactive, non-linear electronic presentation, 8
                                                           with an emphasis on linking information to other areas of the presentation.
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          Product Description                         A   Using presentation software, students create a non-linear presentation that persuades an audience to buy    8
                                                          a fictitious product.
Web Browsing
      Browsing Basics                                 L   This lesson teaches students basic information about how to use a web browser to find information on        8
                                                          the Word Wide Web, including the use of URLs, links, home pages, scroll bars, and navigational
                                            46, 52,
                                                          buttons.
                                              53
       URLs                                           L   This lesson teaches students the basic makeup of a URL. The lesson also touches on bookmarking              8
                                                          pages and basic troubleshooting of error pages.
       Web Searches                         46, 52,   L   This lesson teaches students effective Internet search strategies using keyword and phrase searches as      8
                                              53          well as truncation. The lesson also teaches students how to determine the relevancy of information
                                                          found with a web search.
       Validity and Sourcing                          L   This lesson teaches students about information privacy, website credibility, copyright and fair use laws,   8
                                            46, 53,       and sourcing.
          Searching for Scientists          54, 57    A   Students determine the usefulness and appropriateness of information found on the Internet.                 8
          History of Western America                  A   Students determine the usefulness and appropriateness of information found on the Internet.                 8
          Validating Information              56      A   Students brainstorm and use methods to evaluate electronic information for validity, accuracy, and to       8
                                                          resolve conflicts.
Multimedia and Databases
      Graphics                                        L   This lesson gives students an overview of how to import and work with graphics in draw and paint            8
                                                          programs, including formatting them, differentiating between vector and bitmap images, and using the
                                                          various graphics tools available in the software.
          Creating a Map                              A   Students read a book and use graphics software to draw a map of a location described in the text.           8
          Metaphors and Images                        A   Students complete a metaphorical statement about their culture and then sketch, scan, and format a          8
                                                          related image.
       Desktop publishing                             L   This lesson teaches students how to use desktop publishing software to create page layouts                  8
                                                          incorporating images and text that effectively communicate with a defined audience. It also reviews
                                                          working with different formats, and using desktop publishing software in conjunction with other
                                             7, 44,
                                                          programs.
                                            45, 47,
          Following Directions                        A   In groups, students write step-by-step directions about how to travel from one location in their schools    8
                                              48
                                                          to another.
         Completing a Task                            A   In groups students write step-by-step instruction guides about how to complete a simple task.               8
         Appliance Guide                              A   Students form groups and write step-by-step instruction guides about how to use an appliance.               8
       Audio/Video                                    L   This lesson teaches students how to record, use, and modify audio and video files. It also teaches how      8
                                                          to import audio and video files into a video-editing program.
          Interviewing Historical Figures             A   Students research an historical figure from a notable era, role-play, and use a digital video camera and    8
                                                          video editing software to create a filmed interview.
          Scientific Contributions Video              A   Students research scientist who made distinguished contributions to science, role-play, and then use a      8
                                                          digital video camera and video editing software to create a filmed activity.
       Databases                                      L   This lesson teaches students how to create and maintain a database, including filtering, sorting, and       8
                                                          updating records. It also reviews creating and printing reports and mail merges.
                                            42, 43
          History Databases                           A   Students create and use a database about an historic topic.                                                 8
          Science Database                            A   Students create and use a database about an science topic.                                                  8

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         Event Letter Mail Merge                 A   Students create and use a database and perform a mail merge to generate personalized letters.                 8
         Vacation Letter Mail Merge              A   Students create and use a database and perform a mail merge to generate personalized letters.                 8
         Rock Database                           A   Students create and use a database about rocks.                                                               8
         Movie Database                          A   Students create and use a database about movies.                                                              8
Basic HTML
       HTML and Body Tags                  34d   L   This lesson introduces students to HTML, the computer language used to create web pages. Students             5
                                                     learn the concept of web page design and how to create a simple text web page using the HTML and
                                                     BODY tags.
       Tag Basics                                L   This lesson teaches students how to use bold, underline, and italic tags to format text on a web page. It     5
                                                     gives students additional experience in closing tags.
       Attributes                                L   This lesson teaches students how to use attributes in tags and how to close tags that have attributes in an   5
                                                     HTML document.
       Font Color and Size                       L   This lesson teaches students how to vary font color and size and how to add color to the backgrounds of       5
                                                     web pages. Students also learn about attributes and practice closing tags in an HTML document.
       Image Tags                          34d   L   This lesson teaches students how to locate and save images and how to add them to a web page.                 5
       Anchor Tags                               L   This lesson teaches students how to add links, or anchors, to a web page.                                     5
         Electronic Community                    A   Students work in groups to create web pages based on a subtopic of colonial life in North America.            5
         Book Recommendation Web Pages           A   Students plan and create a web page about a book.                                                             5
         Math Web Page                           A   Students make math web pages to help other students understand adding and subtracting fractions and           8
                                                     decimals.
          Myth and Culture Web Page              A   Students make web pages about traditional literature to explain and interpret different cultures.             8




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