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1 Curriculum Map (Computer Technology 9 th grade) Month August Main Concept (General terms) Operating Systems. 1. What is the difference between operating system software and Application Software 3. Print Screen 4. Create Folders -----Name -----Rename -----Delete Standards/Objectives Assessments Vocabulary Resources State Standard 1: -Objective 3 Explore and demonstrate understanding of managing operating systems. 1. Select and/or use the following effectively and productively: Windows, folders, files and shortcuts; install, uninstall and run various apps; solve common problems. 2. Critically discuss and select operating systems and capabilities. Print Screen assignment of newly created folders and listening guide. Lecture/Listening Guides In -Class Assignments: Create folders/ delete folders/ rename folders Application Software Operating system Software Menus System Unit Files Folders Network Digital listening guide Windows XP Operating System District assignments relating to Operating System curriculum ****Desk Standard Use multiple processes of communication & understand what appropriate means of communication is most beneficial for a given task s purpose and audience September Digital Literacy State Standard 1 RAM Computer Basics 1

2 +Computer Basics (Unit 1) +Types of Computers (Unit 2) +Computer Memory and Storage (Unit 3) + Evaluating and Purchasing a Computer (Unit 4) + Networks (Unit 5) -Objective 1 and 2 1. Demonstrate understanding of computer hardware, peripherals, and troubleshooting. a. Explore various computers available in current technology b. Identify and understand components and peripherals, including input-output devices: cameras, printers, scanners, game controllers, etc. c. Understand, evaluate, and use computer software. d. Transfer knowledge of how software and hardware work together to perform computing tasks. (Information processing cycle: Input, output, processing, and storage) State Standard 3- Communication Networks, the Internet, and Digital Citizenship. Students will Computer Basics exam. 1. Includes OS Unit. 2. Computer Basics Unit Types of Computers Digital Literacy Exam Computer Memory and Storage Digital Literacy Exam Maintaining and troubleshooting/ purchasing digital literacy exam Networks Digital Literacy exam ROM Input Devices Output Devices Icons Multitasking Mainframe Supercomputer Desktop Laptop Tablet Bits, Bytes, Kilo, Mega. Giga, Tera Magnetic Optical & Electronic storage. Motherboard Data Information Network, LAN, WAN Server, Workstation, Client, hubs, modem, routers, gateway, switch Assignments Computer Vocab True/False Activity Types of Computers Crossword Test Review District Curriculum 2

3 understand and be able to effectively use and navigate networks and the internet. -Obj. 2 Identify network fundamentals +Virus (Unit six) September What is -When do you use it -What is it? -What is appropriate? 2. How to create a personal signature 3. How to use - Reply - Forward - Attach -Send 4. How to use State Standard 4: Students will use multiple processes of communication. They will understand what appropriate means of communication is most beneficial for a given task s purpose and audience 1. Use account to perform various functions related to messages including: a. Send b. Receive c. Reply Virus Digital Literacy exam Listening Guide 1. Create a personal signature as a class 2. How to use mini assignments -complete these as a class -District created assignments Attachment Send Receive School/Student District created Assignments 3

4 appropriately d. Forward 2. Send a file as an attachment to an out-going message. Receive, open, and save attachment to an message. Daily Review the entire semester TFY Vocabulary Review Think For Yourself Review October End of 1 st Term Word Processing 1) Recognize & use functions on a Word window 2) Common Word commands State Standard 2: Students will understand and effectively use the common application functions with word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software MS Word District aligned Assignments Crossword Quizzes MS Word Exam UTips Word Wrap Margins Ribbons Thesaurus Spell Check Proofread 1.Lecture/Listening Guide 2. Common Word commands worksheet 3. District created assignments Formatting Features worksheet 5. District created 4

5 - Cut and paste - Drag and drop - Short cut keys - Quick access toolbar -Save /print - Undo/redo - Spell 3) Formatting Features -Mini Toolbar - Bold, underline, Italics - Ruler Bar - Alignments - Font changes and routinely interact, collaborate. 1. Be able to start and exit an application, identify and modify interface elements. 2. Assess and use sources of online help. 3. Learn and perform common editing, formatting, and personalization functions. 4. Learn and perform common printing/ outputting functions. Search effectively in a data file. 5. Change views within a data file. 6. Use and manipulate multimedia files in a file. formatting assignments MS Word Listening guide District created Assignments. Month Main Concept Standards/Objectives Assessments Vocabulary Resources 5

6 November MS Excel 1. Know what a spreadsheet is 2. Know the basic functions of a spreadsheet 3. Know how to manipulate, calculate, and store data 4) Be able to create a chart, add/rename 5) Format finished worksheets State Standard 2 Students will create spreadsheets and manipulate data. 1. Create, Retrieve, modify, format, save, and print a spreadsheet. 2. Copy, move, insert, and delete data. 3. Insert and delete columns and rows. 4. Calculate with formulas (+,-,*,/) and simple functions (SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, COUNT) 5. Sort Data 6. Create, save, retrieve, print and interpret a chart (graph) December Internet Research State Standard 4 -obj. 2 Search Effectively MS Excel District created lesson plans Excel Written Exam Excel Practical Exam Internet Research notes Sum Average Maximum Minimum Count Spreadsheet Workbook Formula Functions MS Excel Application software District created assignments Internet Ethics Web-quest 1. Use internet browser to: a. Identify URL Daily Quizzes 6

7 b. Navigate a website c. Reload/refresh web pages d. Use history 1. Search the internet for information using a. Online libraries b. Keyword search engines 2. Conduct advanced internet searches using: a. Boolean Operators 3. View and evaluate quality of information on Websites. ***This is an integrated project designed to allow students to showcase and review all the skills they have acquired during the semester. This entire project is built to review revive and refresh Computer Ethics State Standard 4 -obj. 3 Computer and Use of the Internet within Society. Students recognize ways in which human lives interact with and utilize computers. Ethics Paper/ PowerPoint Ethics AUP Plagiarism Ethics Web Quest Ethics Web Quest: ber.k12.ut.us/hark ness/webquest_fil es/webq1.htm 1. Copyright and license law 7

8 January End of 2 nd Term PowerPoint PowerPoint Building Create a "How To" PowerPoint regarding software, database contents, internet publications. a. Freeware b. Shareware c. Public domain d. Open source 2. Ethics relating to posting and citing Internet information resources. 3. The role of an AUP 4. Rights of privacy, intellectual property, intent, and accessibility with respect to computer based information. State Standard 2 -obj. 4 Effectively use and understand presentation software 1. Use a variety of slide layouts 2. Transitions, automatic timing and animation 3. Proofread 4. Understand various print options Term End Ethics Project Slides Transitions Animations Slide Sorter MS PowerPoint 8

9 5. Apply design elements State Standard 5 1.Course Integration throughout General Education Classes. Students will use their document processing, spreadsheet, and/ or electronic presentation skills to complete a cross curricular project during semester in which they are enrolled in the Computer technology course Students will use their document processing, spreadsheet, and/or electronic presentation skills to complete a project during the semester TERM END ETHICS PROJECT ***See above 1. Research Notes 2. PowerPoint 3. Written paper Skills learned throughout the semester Month Main Concept Standards/Objectives Assessments Vocabulary Resources January Operating State Standard 1: Print Screen Application Digital listening guide Systems. -Objective 3 assignment of Software 9

10 1. What is the difference between operating system software and Application Software 3. Print Screen 4. Create Folders -----Name -----Rename -----Delete Explore and demonstrate understanding of managing operating systems. 3. Select and/or use the following effectively and productively: Windows, folders, files and shortcuts; install, uninstall and run various apps; solve common problems. 4. Critically discuss and select operating systems and capabilities. newly created folders and listening guide. Lecture/Listening Guides In -Class Assignments: Create folders/ delete folders/ rename folders Operating system Software Menus System Unit Files Folders Network Windows XP Operating System District assignments relating to Operating System curriculum ****Desk Standard Use multiple processes of communication & understand what appropriate means of communication is most beneficial for a given task s purpose and audience February Digital Literacy +Computer Basics (Unit 1) State Standard 1 -Objective 1 and 2 1. Demonstrate understanding of computer hardware, peripherals, and troubleshooting. Computer Basics exam. 3. Includes OS Unit. 4. Computer Basics Unit RAM ROM Input Devices Output Devices Icons Multitasking Computer Basics Assignments Computer Vocab 10

11 +Types of Computers (Unit 2) +Computer Memory and Storage (Unit 3) + Evaluating and Purchasing a Computer (Unit 4) + Networks (Unit 5) a. Explore various computers available in current technology b. Identify and understand components and peripherals, including input-output devices: cameras, printers, scanners, game controllers, etc. c. Understand, evaluate, and use computer software. d. Transfer knowledge of how software and hardware work together to perform computing tasks. (Information processing cycle: Input, output, processing, and storage) State Standard 3- Communication Networks, the Internet, and Digital Citizenship. Students will understand and be able to effectively use and navigate networks and the internet. -Obj. 2 Types of Computers Digital Literacy Exam Computer Memory and Storage Digital Literacy Exam Maintaining and troubleshooting/ purchasing digital literacy exam Networks Digital Literacy exam Mainframe Supercomputer Desktop Laptop Tablet Bits, Bytes, Kilo, Mega. Giga, Tera Magnetic Optical & Electronic storage. Motherboard Data Information Network, LAN, WAN Server, Workstation, Client, hubs, modem, routers, gateway, switch True/False Activity Types of Computers Crossword Test Review District Curriculum 11

12 +Virus (Unit six) Identify network fundamentals Virus Digital Literacy exam March What is -When do you use it -What is it? -What is appropriate? 2. How to create a personal signature 3. How to use - Reply - Forward - Attach -Send 4. How to use appropriately State Standard 4: Students will use multiple processes of communication. They will understand what appropriate means of communication is most beneficial for a given task s purpose and audience 3. Use account to perform various functions related to messages including: e. Send f. Receive g. Reply h. Forward 4. Send a file as an attachment to an out-going message. Receive, open, and save Listening Guide 1. Create a personal signature as a class 2. How to use mini assignments -complete these as a class -District created assignments Daily Review the entire semester Attachment Send Receive Vocabulary Review School/Student District created Assignments Think For Yourself Review 12

13 attachment to an message. TFY April End of 3 st Term Word Processing 1) Recognize & use functions on a Word window 2) Common Word commands - Cut and paste - Drag and drop - Short cut keys - Quick access toolbar State Standard 2: Students will understand and effectively use the common application functions with word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation software and routinely interact, collaborate. 7. Be able to start and exit an application, identify and modify interface elements. MS Word District aligned Assignments Crossword Quizzes MS Word Exam UTips Word Wrap Margins Ribbons Thesaurus Spell Check Proofread 1.Lecture/Listening Guide 2. Common Word commands worksheet 3. District created assignments Formatting Features worksheet 5. District created formatting assignments 13

14 -Save /print - Undo/redo - Spell 3) Formatting Features -Mini Toolbar - Bold, underline, Italics - Ruler Bar - Alignments - Font changes 8. Assess and use sources of online help. 9. Learn and perform common editing, formatting, and personalization functions. 10. Learn and perform common printing/ outputting functions. Search effectively in a data file. 11. Change views within a data file. 12. Use and manipulate multimedia files in a file. MS Word Listening guide District created Assignments. Month Main Concept Standards/Objectives Assessments Vocabulary Resources May MS Excel State Standard 2 MS Excel MS Excel District created Application lesson plans software 1. Know what a spreadsheet is 2. Know the basic functions of a spreadsheet 3. Know how to manipulate, Students will create spreadsheets and manipulate data. 7. Create, Retrieve, modify, format, save, and print a spreadsheet. Excel Written Exam Excel Practical Exam Sum Average Maximum Minimum Count Spreadsheet Workbook Formula Functions District created assignments 14

15 calculate, and store data 4) Be able to create a chart, add/rename 5) Format finished worksheets 8. Copy, move, insert, and delete data. 9. Insert and delete columns and rows. 10. Calculate with formulas (+,-,*,/) and simple functions (SUM, AVERAGE, MAX, MIN, COUNT) 11. Sort Data 12. Create, save, retrieve, print and interpret a chart (graph) June Internet Research State Standard 4 -obj. 2 Search Effectively 2. Use internet browser to: e. Identify URL f. Navigate a website g. Reload/refresh web pages h. Use history 4. Search the internet for information using c. Online libraries Internet Research notes Daily Quizzes Internet Ethics Web-quest ***This is an integrated project designed to allow students to showcase and review all the skills they have acquired during 15

16 d. Keyword search engines 5. Conduct advanced internet searches using: b. Boolean Operators 6. View and evaluate quality of information on Websites. the semester. This entire project is built to review revive and refresh Computer Ethics State Standard 4 -obj. 3 Computer and Use of the Internet within Society. Students recognize ways in which human lives interact with and utilize computers. Ethics Paper/ PowerPoint Ethics AUP Plagiarism Ethics Web Quest Ethics Web Quest: ber.k12.ut.us/hark ness/webquest_fil es/webq1.htm 5. Copyright and license law regarding software, database contents, internet publications. e. Freeware f. Shareware g. Public domain h. Open source 16

17 June End of 4 nd Term PowerPoint PowerPoint Building Create a "How To" PowerPoint 6. Ethics relating to posting and citing Internet information resources. 7. The role of an AUP 8. Rights of privacy, intellectual property, intent, and accessibility with respect to computer based information. State Standard 2 -obj. 4 Effectively use and understand presentation software 6. Use a variety of slide layouts 7. Transitions, automatic timing and animation 8. Proofread 9. Understand various print options 10. Apply design elements Term End Ethics Project Slides Transitions Animations Slide Sorter MS PowerPoint State Standard 5 TERM END ETHICS PROJECT ***See above 17

18 1.Course Integration throughout General Education Classes. Students will use their document processing, spreadsheet, and/ or electronic presentation skills to complete a cross curricular project during semester in which they are enrolled in the Computer technology course Students will use their document processing, spreadsheet, and/or electronic presentation skills to complete a project during the semester 4. Research Notes 5. PowerPoint 6. Written paper Skills learned throughout the semester 18

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