2nd grade - Tech Lit Lab 4 - Word Processing

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PA standards –
  • NETS.1.3-5: Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
  • NETS.2.3-5: Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
  • NETS.6.3-5: Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems and operations.

Objectives -
Students will demonstrate the ability to use a word processing application on a computer.be able to accomplish everyday tasks associated with creating, formatting and finishing small sized word processing documents/assignments ready for distribution.
The following skills will be introduced or retaught. By the end of grade level students should be proficient in those Basic/Intermediate Word Processing Skills.
  • The various ways to select text
  • Using insert mode
  • Working with toolbars
  • Changing menu and toolbar
  • Entering text into a document
  • Using Save and Save As
  • Working with the Toolbox
  • Spelling and grammar check
  • Changing paragraph alignment
  • Indenting paragraphs

Warm up – review previous lessons and skills and introduce new skills
Evidence of best practice – students will be able to refer to the video and helpful tips on my wiki at anytime they get stuck. Student will also observe a demonstration lesson prior to starting

Using templates on the students desktops student will type, using proper form, a different lesson each day