1st Grade Lessons 1 - 11
Lesson 1: What is the Internet? and Mouse Skills
Welcome back to school!! Let's review how big the Internet is and discuss being safe. Then let's see those Mouse skills. Here are a few games on ABCya to start.
Students can watch the Cyber- five short video on their own. There is a multiple choice quiz at the end of the animation for assessment.
Lesson 3: Keyboarding skills
In this lesson you will be finding the keys on the keyboard. Lets' start with Keyboard Zoo. After you complete the Game, you can choose any game in the ABC letters section. After you have done that a few times, check out another Typing game on ABCya.
Lesson 7: Typing words
You will use keyboarding software to learn to list words or letters by using the return or enter. It is recommended that the teacher project the typed words for the animal game. For #2 have students type 100 correct letters and then be done or make that the long term goal. These should take place over several classes.
2. Type to 100
Lesson 8: Continuing to Code on Code.org
Students will learn sequencing, Loops, using commands to code a program & Impacts of Computing. This Course has 12 Coding lessons that include unplugged lessons. This will take some time & it is recommended that students are still doing typing & other activities while continuing to revisit these lessons.
Lesson 9: Hardware; Describe & compare different types of Technology and their use.
Teacher: Discuss with students what Hardware is; Physical electronic devices that are used to control a computer's operation, input and output. Explain that Hardware are Input & Output devices. Use this short video to help with the discussion & the attached game. Ask students what they notice and what they wonder about? Need more ideas? Try Helloruby.com
Lesson 10 : Build a Snowman
Students will use ABCya Story maker to Paint a picture and type a seven word sentence about their snowman. Students can write more sentences if time and then PRINT it for them to take home.
Example: My snowman is wearing a red hat and gloves.
Lesson 11: Model & Collecting Data
Students will learn how to use numbers, symbols, manipulatives to create a visual that represents the data collected. In this lesson students complete the all about Me activity on ABCya this collects data about them. Print these off and compile the information on a chart to see what they have in common. Second do the CANDY GRAPHING Lesson.