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-of-year target for skills at thisgrade 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
10. Copy and paste between applications

x

12. Use print and print preview functions
x


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

x

2. Access files and applications from the server

x

3. Save files to disk

x

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

x

2. Type 15 wpm at 90% accuracy



Ethical Behavior
1. Follow teacher’s computer directions and rules


x
2. Use appropriate treatment of hardware


x
3. Work cooperatively and collaboratively


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
x


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


8. Use drawing tools
x


10. Use bullet function to create an outline
x
x

Spreadsheets and Databases:
1. Input data
x


2. Graph and chart data
x


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


4. Insert and name multiple worksheets in a file
x


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


6. Use sort functions
x


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 and/or still images

x