Grade 1-2 Keyboarding Skills
First and Second grade skills include:
- Mouse Practice
- Drag & Drop
Each Tech Skills lesson should be 20 minutes in length (K-2). The following activities target these technology skills, and whenever possible align with the ELA and/or Math CCSS.
Download: Mouse Practice Lesson
Source Description CCSS Magical Capitals Magical Capitals allows students to practice their understanding of capitalization and mouse skills. ELA
Color, Draw & Paint Color, Draw & Paint gives students the opportunity drawing lines, circles and navigating buttons with their mouse. FUN Balloon Pop Subtraction Balloon Pop Subtraction allows students the opportunity to practice subtraction while they practice their mouse
Download: Keyboarding Lesson
Source Description CCSS Monkey Paws Students will type keys using left and right hands. ELA
Keyboarding Zoo Students will practice finding the keys on the keyboard. ELA
Keyboard Climber Students will navigate the website to begin and type keys that appear. ELA
Download: Navigation Lesson
Source Description CCSS Number Chart Game In the Number Chart Game students will place numbers in the appropriate location on the number chart while
choosing between levels and finding hot spots.
Dinosaurs Read Aloud Dinosaurs Read Aloud is a read aloud that allows students to practice navigation, while listening to reading. Use
hot spots (pause, arrow) and volume sliders.
Study Jams In Study Jams, students can watch videos and play supplemental games on as variety of topics tied to
CCSS Math standards. Play a video, use navigation tools, and learn!
Math Math Word Problems In Math Word Problems, have students choose a grade level, and practice typing in a constructed response box. Math
Drag & Drop
Download: Drag & Drop Lesson
Source Description CCSS Base Ten Fun In Base Ten Fun students will practice their 'drag & drop' skills by constructing numbers using base ten blocks. Math
Spelling Practice with
Dolce Sight Words
Practice spelling site words by dragging and dropping letters to spell the word. ELA
Math Journey In Math Journey, students will practice their 'drag and drop' skills by choosing which numbers are greater or
less than by traveling through the journey.
- "Middletown Public Schools." SBAC Tech Skills. Middletown Public Schools, Web. 19 June 2014. <http://www.middletownschools.org/page.cfm?p=9967>.