Planning and Objectives for Grade 6


Grade site:

http://sacschoolblogs.org/oakridge2011/

Units:

2010 Perseverance
2009 Perseverance
2009 Ancient Civilization
2010 Taking a Stand
2009 Taking a Stand
2009 Music
2009 Environment/Ecology

Technology objectives that will be embedded in lessons:


General
Specific Knowledge
Details
When
computer parts
how to turn the computer on

BoY

how to turn the computer off

BoY

printing



headphones

BoY


care of the headphones



plugs and cord



adjusting the volume


how to use the right mouse buttons


browser basics




navigating the browser
forward and back; tabs; closing
BoY

how to copy a url



how to copy a link/image location



how to add credit for an image


online safety


BoY
Documents and Files




how to open a document



how to save a document



how to find a document on My Documents



how to format in word processing



how to use spreadsheets



how to use slideshow software


Blogging
Navigating in the blog

BoY

Sending up a comment

BoY

Commenting on comments

BoY
Web 2.0 Apps
Logging into class accounts



Using GoogleApps



Using Flickr



Using VoiceThread






NETs Examples:

The following experiences with technology and digital resources are examples of learning activities in which students might engage during Grades 6–8 (ages 11–14):
1. Describe and illustrate a content-related concept or process using a model, simulation, or concept-mapping software. (1, 2)
2. Create original animations or videos documenting school, community, or local events. (1, 2, 6)
3. Gather data, examine patterns, and apply information for decision making using digital tools and resources. (1, 4)
4. Participate in a cooperative learning project in an online learning community. (2)
5. Evaluate digital resources to determine the credibility of the author and publisher and the timeliness and accuracy of the content. (3)
6. Employ data-collection technology such as probes, handheld devices, and geographic mapping systems to gather, view, analyze, and report results for content-related problems. (3, 4, 6)
7. Select and use the appropriate tools and digital resources to accomplish a variety of tasks and to solve problems. (3, 4, 6)
8. Use collaborative electronic authoring tools to explore common curriculum content from multicultural perspectives with other learners. (2, 3, 4, 5)
9. Integrate a variety of file types to create and illustrate a document or presentation. (1, 6)
10. Independently develop and apply strategies for identifying and solving routine hardware and software problems. (4, 6)