Grade 1-2 Keyboarding Skills

  • First and Second grade skills include:

    • Mouse Practice
    • Keyboarding
    • Navigation
    • 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. 


    SBAC Tech Skills Checklist

    Mouse Practice

    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 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. <>.