Grade 5 Keyboarding Skills
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Fifth grade skills include:
- Mouse Practice
- Drag & Drop
Each SBAC Tech Skills lesson should be 30 minutes in length (20 minutes for skills, 10 minutes for keyboarding in grade 3-6). The following activities target these technology skills, and whenever possible align with the ELA and/or Math CCSS.
Download: Mouse Practice Lesson
Skill Activities and Description CCSS Mouse Practice
Students can practice multiple mouse skills, including scrolling, using drop down menus, radio buttons, and
accessing links, using the Mousercise exercises, and if necessary visit theMousing Around tutorial.
Highlight Text Using Highlighting Text students will wear headphone, listen to the directions and practice highlighting text.
Students will visit Grade 5 Proofreading Makes Perfect to practice correcting grammar, spelling usage,
and punctuation. Students will need to practice highlighting text, and
placing cursor in specific locations in the text.
Mouse Clicking Students will practice their speed and accuracy of using the mouse by playing various math games found in
FunBrain: Math Arcade. Students should identify their grade level prior to playing game.
Download: Keyboarding Lesson
Skill Activities and Description CCSS Keyboarding Students will use Keyboard Invasion to practice typing skills, choose your level. ELA
Keyboarding Students will use Sky Chase to practice typing skills. ELA
Number Pad Practice Using Number Pad Practice students will focus on using the number key pad and will practice using the
number pad for speed and accuracy
Students will play Math Quiz to improve their multiplication fluency while practicing using the number
Download: Navigation Lesson
Skill Activities and Description CCSS Understanding Symbols Using Tagxedo,students will practice interpreting how to navigate an activity by creating content-
specific word clouds.
Writing into Fields Using Make Beliefs Comix, students will practice typing into fields by creating original comics using a
variety of editing and selection tools.
Navigating Videos In Study Jams, students can watch videos and play supplemental games on a variety of topics tied to
CCSS Math standards. Play a video, use navigation tools, and learn!
Math Multiple Navigation Skills Using Making an Animation students will use a variety of navigation skills including copying, selection tools, ELA
Drag & Drop
Download: Drag & Drop Lesson
Skill Activities and Description CCSS Drag and Drop Using Thinking Blocks, students will model and solve word problems while practicing their navigation and drag
and drop skills.
- "Middletown Public Schools." SBAC Tech Skills. Middletown Public Schools, Web. 19 June 2014. <http://www.middletownschools.org/page.cfm?p=9969>.