Basic Operations & Concepts

These K-6 Technology Scope and Sequence was adapted from work developed by the educational technology faculty at Shorecrest Preparatory School (www.shorecrest.org). 

 

B – Beginning

D - Developing

S - Secure

 

Basic Operations & Concepts

K

1

2

3

4

5

6

Identify the basic components of the computer: monitor, keyboard, mouse, headphones, ports, and printers.

B

D

S

S

S

S

S

Turn on/off a computer, laptop, and/or handheld device and login/logout

B

B

D

D

S

S

S

Use a mouse or trackpad to manipulate shapes, icons; click on URLs, radio buttons, check boxes; use scroll bar.

B

B

D

D

D

S

S

Use desktop icons, windows, and menus to open and close applications and documents.

B

B

B

B

B

D

D

Use shortcuts to operate the computer (i.e. Ctrl+S, Ctrl+P, Ctrl+Z, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V, Ctrl+A)

 

B

B

D

D

D

D

Use gestures to navigate handheld devices.

B

B

B

B

D

D

S

Use the print dialog box to select local printers and change settings (i.e. number of copies, color, paper size, orientation, scale, one-sided vs. two-sided).

 

B

B

B

B

B

D

Utilize basic troubleshooting steps to solve technical problems independently. 

B

B

B

B

B

B

D

Apply prior technical knowledge and experiences to figure out how new technologies or applications work. 

B

B

B

B

B

D

D