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Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Technology Applications
Grades 3 - 5

Skills/Foundations

  • Create folders and organize files
  • Conduct searches
  • Capture images from the Internet
  • Arrange and group objects
  • Create text boxes
  • Evaluate usefulness of information from the Internet

Acceptable Use

  • Respect for the electronic work of others

Information Acquisition

  • Search the Internet using kid-friendly search engines with keyword and Boolean strategies for research purposes
  • Acquire and save information that is in the form of text and graphics for use in student projects consistent with copyright issues
  • Analyze the content and validate the quality

Solving Problems

  • Use software to express ideas and solve problems
  • Use preview options to evaluate the results of their work before a final product is presented

Writing skills as well as categorizing, synthesizing and communicating information are part of this lesson

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