Many thanks to Ben Grey at Barrington CUSD #220 (www.barrington220.org) for allowing us to use their template.
Why re-invent the wheel...?
NOTE: "x" indicates the end-or-year target for each skill at this grade level, according to the work done by teachers at your school.



Thanks to Tricia Miller, Library/Media Specialist at Gale & Steele, for creating this tool to be used in a whole-class setting. Just fill in students' names across the top, put it on a clipboard, and go!
Students will exhibit the following skills…
Beginning
Developing
Secure
Basic Computer Functions:
1. Open and close applications and files


x
2. Scroll up and down


x
3. Log on and off


x
4. Use mouse to click and drag


x
5. Save files to Desktop/My Documents


x
6. Print a file


x
7. Use tool bar icons


x
8. Maximize and minimize a window


x
9. Copy and paste between applications

x

10. Use print and print preview functions



11. Manage toolbars (turn on, off, view, locate, and rearrange)



Application Usage/ Basic Network Functions:
1. Choose applicable program (Word, excel, etc.) with teacher direction



2. Access files and applications from the server

x

3. Save files to disk/server/network folder
x


Keyboarding (Typing):
1. Demonstrate keyboarding skills through instructional programs

x

2. Type 15 wpm at 90% accuracy



Ethical Behavior
1. Use appropriate treatment of hardware


x
2. Work cooperatively and collaboratively


x
3. Follow teacher’s computer directions and rules


x
4. Understand the concept of plagiarism

x

5. Cite sources of sites/photos used during research
x




Students will exhibit the following skills…
Beginning
Developing
Secure
Research and Reference Tools
1. Navigate a website using the homepage and back button


x
2. Enter a URL

x

3. Use a search engine

x

4. Bookmark a site

x

5. Use Internet, electronic card catalog, & other electronic resources to find information

x

Word Processing:
1. Use document formatting such as font size and color

x

2. Use spell check

x

3. Highlight and delete text


x
4. Organize ideas and graphics using tables
x


5. Import graphics
x


6. Use find functions



7. Use paragraph formatting such as margins, page breaks and line spacing



8. Use drawing tools



9. Use bullet function to create an outline



Spreadsheets and Databases:
1. Input data



2. Graph and chart data



3. Use cell formatting tools, such as decimals, dollar signs, and commas



4. Insert and name multiple worksheets in a file



5. Construct custom formulas, use built-in functions, and use fill to handle simple calculation



6. Use sort functions



Presentation Tools
1. Create text-based information
x


2. Import graphics
x


3. Create multimedia presentations with text and graphics
x


4. Create multimedia presentations including the Internet
x


Other Technology Tools:
1. Use digital cameras

x