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 this grade level, according to the work done by teachers at your school.


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
9. Copy and paste between applications

x

10. Use print and print preview functions

x

11. Manage toolbars (turn on, off, view, locate, and rearrange)

x

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
2. Save files to disk/server/network folder


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


x
2. Type 15 wpm at 90% accuracy

x

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


Research and Reference Tools
Students will exhibit the following skills…
Beginning
Developing
Secure
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 line spacing

x

8. Use drawing tools

x

9. Use bullet function to create an outline

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