• Cali California

    Grade 5

     

    Students in grade 5 attend computer class in the media center for 41 minutes once a week.

     
    Fifth-grade students continue to use the file management techniques that they have learned in the previous years. Files and folders are saved in their home directories on the server as well as their Google drive.
     
    Student's keyboarding skills continue to build as they start to work on increasing their keyboarding speed. The first part of each class is dedicated to improving the student's keyboarding skills.
     
    Students learn to create presentations with PowerPoint and Google slides this year.   Work done in Social Studies class is used as the content.  Students practice speaking in front of the class as they use their PowerPoint project as a tool for the presentation.
     
    Word-processing skills are used throughout the year as students complete assignments in computer class for their subject area teachers.  Students also learn desktop publishing skills.
     
    Students continue to refine internet search techniques as they research using the internet.  Students use the internet in computer class to research topics for their subject area classes. Students learn how to determine if a website is a credible source. Internet safety concepts are stressed.
     
    Each year students build upon their computational thinking skills as they participate in the hour of code during the month of December.
     
    Skill Learned
    Software Used
    Keyboarding
    Ultrakey
    Word-processing
    Microsoft Word & Google Docs
    Presentation Microsoft PowerPoint, Google Slides
    Computational Thinking Hour of Code Websites
    Desktop Publishing Microsoft Publisher
    Research Internet Explorer and Google Chrome
      
         
Last Modified on September 9, 2018