• Fifth grade students will use technology to expand and extend learning opportunities. Students will develop technology literacy so they can responsibly use technology to communicate, collaborate and solve problems, and to improve learning in all subject areas. Below, you will find the Central Bucks Technology Scope and Sequence for Grade Five.

     

    Central Bucks School District—Elementary Technology Scope & Sequence

     

     

    Basic Operations

    Students will….

    Secure (S)

    Developing (D)

    Beginning (B)

    Use file management skills: open, close, save, save as, print, print preview, retrieve document, make changes to an existing document

    S

    Use keyboard shortcuts for common actions

    S

    Use edit commands: select all, undo

    S

    Use file management skills: create, move, & delete folders

    S

    Use basic troubleshooting techniques and resources to problem solve

    D

    Use Page Setup feature—change margins, use portrait/landscape modes

    B/D

    Use file management skills: search for files and folders

    B/D

     

     

    Social, Ethical, Human Issues

    Students will….

    Secure (S)

    Developing (D)

    Beginning (B)

    Demonstrate appropriate behavior for technology use

    S

    Follow Acceptable Use Guidelines for the use of technology

    S

    Use simple bibliography to cite sources *

    S

    Develop an understanding of plagiarism and the consequences *

    D

    Demonstrate awareness and adherence to copyright laws *

    D

    Identify the role of technology in our world

    B/D

    Know and follow best practices for internet safety

    D

     


     

    Technology Productivity Tools

    Students will….

    Secure (S)

    Developing (D)

    Beginning (B)

    Integrate and format graphics into documents

    S

    Use spell check, grammar, and thesaurus tools

    S

    Copy and paste text within student-created documents

    D

    Create numbered and bulleted lists

    B/D

    Insert and customize footers and headers

    B

    Use correct hand/finger positioning to type 20 words per minute with 80% accuracy

    D/S

    Use spreadsheet templates to create charts, tables, and graphic organizers with curricular related projects

    S

    Insert spreadsheets and charts into other applications

    B

    Access online content area sites specific to CB curriculum materials

    D

    Use online content area sites to practice skills and extend learning within the classroom and outside the classroom

    D

     

    Technology Communications

    Students will….

    Secure (S)

    Developing (D)

    Beginning (B)

    Evaluate independently presentation in terms of content, relevance, and aesthetics *

    D

    Develop a slide show to be integrated with an oral presentation *

    D/S

    Incorporate purposeful use of transitions, effects, graphics, bulleted lists *

    D

    Use navigation tools in presenting a slide show *

    B/D/S

    Incorporate into projects and presentations images and graphics from Internet resources and other sources *

    D

    Incorporate into projects and presentations sound and video from district resources and other sources *

    D

    Incorporate into projects and presentations curriculum-related graphic organizers

    B

     

    Technology Research Tools

    Students will….

    Secure (S)

    Developing (D)

    Beginning (B)

     

    Use online library catalog to locate books and periodicals *

    S

    Access websites by entering URLs *

    S

    Use age-appropriate search engines to locate websites with relevant information*

    D

    Use age-appropriate online databases and resources for research *

    S

    Understand differences between web domains such as gov, .com, .edu, .org *

    B/D

    Evaluate and compare websites with regard to authority, relevance to topic, bias *

    D

    Use tools to select relevant excerpts for printing and note-taking and correctly cite the resources *

    B/D

    Access technology tools to use correct bibliographic format to credit sources *

    D

    Use advanced search engine features to narrow focus when searching for information *

    B

     

    Technology Problem Solving and Decision Making Tools

    Students will….

    Secure (S)

    Developing (D)

    Beginning (B)

    Use internet to find and locate information to explore essential questions and extend learning

    D

    Use interactive technology environments, such as simulations, electronic science or mathematics laboratories, virtual field trips, or online interactive lessons to manipulate information.

    B

    Use technology tools and resources to problem solve in collaboration with others

    D

     

    *The initial teaching for this skill will take place under the direction of the librarian with follow-up by the classroom teacher.