Suggested Big Ideas:


Grades PK–K (Ages 4–5) Q1


The following experiences with technology and digital resources are examples of learning activities students might engage in during PK–K (ages 4–5):
  1. Communicate about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology. (6)
  2. Demonstrate the ability to navigate in virtual environments such as electronic books, simulation software, and websites. (6)
  3. Demonstrate safe and cooperative use of technology. (5)

Please teach at least one lesson to every grade level using iSafe curriculum this quarter.

Technology Operations and Concepts

1. Communicate about technology using developmentally appropriate and accurate terminology. (6)
2. Demonstrate the ability to navigate in virtual environments such as electronic books, simulation software, and websites. (6)
Lesson Title
Description/Learning Target
Application
Files
Parts of a
Computer
Students will be introduced
to the basic parts of a
computer.
Discovery
Education
Video:
Math Monsters Computers


Find the
Technology
Students will learn computer
vocabulary by searching through
a messy room.
Internet Interactive Activity:
Find the Technology

Make a Face
Students will practice mouse skills of drag and drop.
Internet Interactive Activities:
Make a Face
Make a Pizza
Build a House
Make a Robot

Can You
Follow
Directions?
Students will listen to directions and click on pictures in the correct order.
Internet Interactive
Activity:
Tina's World

Shape
Sorting
Students will practice mouse skills of drag and drop to sort shapes.
ActivInspire

Letter-Sound
Relationships
Students will navigate a kid-friendly
website as they practice letter-sound relationships.
Starfall ABCs

Electronic
Books
Students will navigate a digital book website in order to listen to stories read aloud.
TumbleBooks Early Readers

Letter Sorting
Students will match letters according to their shapes, then sort them according to their characteristics


Initial Sounds
8 page flipchart that allows students to practice initial sounds and click/drag skills. There is also a resource pack of simple pictures I used in the flipchart.
resource pack






Internet Safety

3. Demonstrate safe and cooperative use of technology. (5)



Lesson Title
Description/Learning Target
Application
Files
Going Places Safely
Students will learn rules for being
safe on the Internet. Free Common
Sense Media account needed to
download materials.
Internet:
Going Places Safely

Basic Internet Safety
Router's Birthday Surprise
Students watchRouter’s Birthday Surprise and discuss what kinds of fun things they can do online. They take a website tour of www.NetSmartzKids.org while learning about the four rules of Internet safety.

This is also available in Spanish.
Internet:
http://www.netsmartz.org/Resources

http://www.netsmartzkids.org/LearnWithClicky
(Online videos but sometimes they do not stream smoothly. Try to download the videos instead. Also, the videos are on the U Drive.
Go to the U Drive.
Click on DistData
Click on Intructional Resources
Click on Internet Safety
Click on Netsmartz
)
Download the videos the night before!!!! The videos take an hour or two to download. Another option is to email Netsmartz and they will send you then entire curriculum with a DVD. This will take 1 - 2 weeks to arrive.
Basic Internet Safety _Routers Birthday Surprise.pdf
Basic Internet Safety _Routers Birthday Surprise.pdf
Basic Internet Safety _Routers Birthday Surprise.pdf


Router's Bday surprise educators_guide.pdf
Router's Bday surprise educators_guide.pdf
Router's Bday surprise educators_guide.pdf


Internet Safety Pledge.pdf
Internet Safety Pledge.pdf
Internet Safety Pledge.pdf

Basic Internet Safety
Router's Birthday Surprise 2
Students watchRouter’s Birthday Surprise where they are introduced to the Webville Outlaws. They will complete a matching worksheet and learn what to do when they meet an Outlaw online.


This is also available in Spanish.
Internet:
http://www.netsmartz.org/Resources
Internet Safety Routers_Birthday_Surprise2.pdf
Internet Safety Routers_Birthday_Surprise2.pdf
Internet Safety Routers_Birthday_Surprise2.pdf