Grade 5 Keyboarding Skills

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    Fifth grade skills include:

    • Mouse Practice 
    • Keyboarding
    • Navigation
    • 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. 


    SBAC Tech Skills Checklist

    Mouse Practice

    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
    key pad.          



    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. 
    (RL. 5.2,5.4)) 
    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! 
    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. <>.