2nd 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.

2nd Grade Literacy Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- Help Feature Scavenger Hunt
- Noun & Verb Review
- Reading Response
- Reading Workshop Blog

2nd Grade Math Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- Area Using a Non Standard Unit of Measure
- Collecting Data & Inputing It Into a Graph
- Geometric Planes & Solids
- Mystery Number Place Value Riddles
- Skip Counting Using 100s Chart
- Tally Chart & Graph

2nd Grade Science Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- Animal Research & Presentation
- Fact Flipper for Plants/Animals
- Intro to Science Tools
- PebbleGo Research Report
- Scientific Process Poster
- Science Book Report
- Water Cycles Animation
- Water Cycle Diagram
- Webbing Seasons

2nd Grade Social Studies Lessons with Embedded Technology:
- All About Me Newsletter
- Community Unit Final Project
- Historical Figures Brochure
- Map Creation
- Texas & American Symbol Newspaper


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2nd 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, white space, and graphics for effective communication.
· Creates, names, saves, and prints files independently
· Uses text, audio, video, and graphics to enhance learning experiences for self.
· Applies language skills including capitalization, punctuation, spelling, word division, and use of numbers and symbols 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, digitally stored files, video.
· Uses correct hand positions, body positions, and other proper keyboarding techniques.
· Uses software features, such as on-line help and slide show previews, to evaluate own work.

Uses technology tools to solve problems
and to locate, acquire, organize, and share information

· Understands and follows the RRISD Acceptable Use Policy.
· Uses a variety of strategies such as keyword searches to acquire and share information from online and electronic resources.
· Uses research skills and electronic communication to create new knowledge.
· Uses communication tools to participate in group projects.
· Uses electronic tools and research skills to build a knowledge base regarding a topic, task, or assignment.
· Evaluates acquired electronic information for usefulness and validity.
· Evaluates products and information for relevance to the assignment or task

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


(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.