Q1W2-4 3rd Grade

TeacherCaroline Tarraza
Subject AreaComputer Lab
Grade Level3rd
Week #2-4
Unit of InstructionComputer Science and Keyboarding
Standard(s) Taught

SC.912.CS-CS.4.2 Describe the organization of a computer and identify its principal components by name, function, and the flow of instructions and data between components (e.g., storage devices, memory, CPU, graphics processors, IO and network ports)

SC.912.CS-CS.4.3 Differentiate between multiple levels of hardware and software (such as CPU hardware, operating system, translation, and interpretation) that support program execution.

Review correct body and finger positions on the keyboard.

Use correct reaches from home row keys.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Learn to identify all the inside components of a desktop tower and understand each components contribution to a computers operation.

Work up to 15 wpm at 95% accuracy for all assignments in “Typing Word with all Words”.


Classroom Activities

Watch the Magic School Bus “Gets Programmed”.
Complete Magic School Bis handout.

Separate students into three groups and examine the parts of an actual tower inside. 

Log into EduType for the first time and go over:

  • how to earn starts
  • how to earn badges
  • where lessons are located
  • how to customize account

Complete Typing Words with all rows lessons 1-7.

Assignments Due


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