1st Grade Technology Assured Experiences and Sample Lessons

In each subject area on the ARRC, there is a folder containing lessons utilizing the skills/ concepts listed in the Technology Report Card Rubric and Technology TEKS below.

1st Grade Literacy Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- still needed

1st Grade Math Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- Collecting & Inputing Data Into a Graph
- Math Skip Counting
- Telling Time to the Hour
- Using Patterns to Solve Problems

1st Grade Science Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- Class Weather Blog
- Dancing Raisins Observation & Drawing
- How Fast Will It Melt
- Parts of a System

1st Grade Social Studies Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- Create Your Own Map
- Historical Figure Timeline
- Technology Walk

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1st Grade Report Card Rubric

Performance Level 3 Exhibits mastery of grade level skill/concept
Demonstrates knowledge of hardware,
software, and electronic networks

· Starts and exits programs independently.
· Uses font, color, and graphics for effective communication.
· Creates, names, saves, and prints files independently
· Uses text, audio, and graphics to enhance learning experiences for self.
· Applies language skills including capitalization, punctuation, spelling, and use of numbers as grade-level appropriate.
· Uses technology terminology appropriate to the task.
· Publishes information in a variety of media including, but not limited to, printed copy, monitor display, and digitally stored files.
· Uses correct hand positions, body positions, and other proper keyboarding techniques.
Uses technology tools to solve problems
and to locate, acquire, organize, and share information

· Uses research skills and electronic communication to create new knowledge.
· Uses communication tools to participate in group projects.
· Evaluates acquired electronic information for usefulness and validity.

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Technology TEKS for Grades Kinder, 1st, and 2nd

(These have been vertically aligned so that 1st Grade is only responsible for what is shown in black. What is in green will be covered by 2nd grade.)

(K-2.1.A) use technology terminology appropriate to the task;
(K-2.1.B) start and exit programs as well as create, name, and save files; and
(K-2.1.C) use networking terminology such as on-line, network, or password and access remote equipment on a network such as a printer.
(K-2.2.A) use a variety of input devices such as mouse, keyboard, disk drive, modem, voice/sound recorder, scanner, digital video, CD-ROM , or touch screen ;
(K-2.2.B) use proper keyboarding techniques such as correct hand and body positions and smooth and rhythmic keystroke patterns as grade-level appropriate;
(K-2.2.C) demonstrate touch keyboarding techniques for operating the alphabetic, numeric, punctuation, and symbol keys as grade-level appropriate;
(K-2.2.D) produce documents at the keyboard, proofread, and correct errors; and
(K-2.2.E) use language skills including capitalization, punctuation, spelling, word division, and use of numbers and symbols as grade-level appropriate.
(K-2.3.A) The student is expected to follow acceptable use policies
(K-2.3.B) model respect of intellectual property by not illegally copying software or another individual's electronic work.
(K-2.4.A) apply keyword searches to acquire information; and
(K-2.4.B) select appropriate strategies to navigate and access information for research and resource sharing.
(K-2.5.A) acquire information including text, audio, video, and graphics; and
(K-2.5.B) use on-line help.
(K-2.6.A) determine the success of strategies used to acquire electronic information; and
(K-2.6.B) determine the usefulness and appropriateness of digital information.
(K-2.7.A) use software programs with audio, video, and graphics to enhance learning experiences; and
(K-2.7.B) use appropriate software, including the use of word processing and multimedia, to express ideas and solve problems .
(K-2.8.A) use communication tools to participate in group projects; and
(K-2.8.B) use electronic tools and research skills to build a knowledge base regarding a topic, task, or assignment.
(K-2.9.A) use software features, such as on-line help, to evaluate work progress; and
(K-2.9.B) use software features, such as slide show previews, to evaluate final product.
(K-2.10.A) use font attributes, color, white space, and graphics to ensure that products are appropriate for the defined audience; and
(K-2.10.B) use font attributes, color, white space, and graphics to ensure that products are appropriate for the communication media including multimedia screen displays and printed materials.
(K-2.11.A) publish information in a variety of media including, but not limited to, printed copy or monitor display; and
(K-2.11.B) publish information in a variety of media including, but not limited to, stored files or video.
(K-2.12.A) select representative products to be collected and stored in an electronic evaluation tool; and
(K-2.12.B) evaluate the product for relevance to the assignment or task.