Technology Objective # 2 - Keyboarding
Students will demonstrate standard keyboarding techniques.
Objectives
 Grade
Criteria
     
2.1
  Type with acceptable accuracy and speed
2.1
1
  • key text with accuracy and speed appropriate for grade 1
2.1
2
  • key text with accuracy and speed appropriate for grade 2
2.1
3
  • key text with accuracy and speed appropriate for grade 3
2.1
4
  • key text with accuracy and speed appropriate for grade 4
2.1
5
  • District will set goals for speed and accuracy
2.2
  Input using keyboard
2.2
1
  • press and release keys appropriately
2.2
1
  • know location special keys (e.g. shift, control, option, command)
2.2
1
  • use shift key for capital letters
2.2
1
  • know location of punctuation (period and comma) and appropriate spacing
2.2
1
  • locate and use the number keys. 
2.2
2
  • identify, on a keyboard, the full left hand area and full right hand area.
2.2
2
  • use two hands for input maintaining fairly accurate left and right side use
2.2
2
  • demonstrate the use of letter keys, and special keys (e.g., shift key, delete/backspace, space bar, caps lock, arrow keys)
2.2
2
  • know location of punctuation and appropriate spacing (apostrophe, question mark)
2.2
2
  • produce two-key stroke combinations (example command-s)
2.2
3
  • locate the following characters " ! + ( ) $ and produce them with proper spacing
2.2
3
  • demonstrate position of the left and right hands in the middle on the home row. 
2.2
3
  • use proper keyboarding techniques during keyboarding lessons
2.2
4
  • use proper keyboarding techniques to compose a paragraph.
2.2
5
  • demonstrate proper keyboarding techniques for keying all letters.
2.2
4
  • use proper keyboarding techniques for keying all work
2.2
5
  • demonstrate proper keyboarding techniques for keying numbers on keypad
2.3
  Input using mouse
2.3
1
  • hold mouse firmly using good hand position
2.3
1
  • demonstrate point-press-drag procedure for menus
2.3
1
  • demonstrate click, and double click to select and open a folder, program, document etc.
2.3
2
  • keep mouse on the mouse pad
2.3
2
  • demonstrate good control of mouse 
2.3
3
  • demonstrate centering mouse on the pad and point on the screen
2.3
3
  • demonstrate knowledge of when click or double click is appropriate
2.4
  Control body position and alignment
2.4
1
  • keep bottom on stool, some space behind you
2.4
1
  • sit with all legs of stool on floor
2.4
2
  • align stool, keyboard and monitor
2.4
3
  • demonstrate correct keyboarding posture

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