4th Grade Computer Science
1st Qtr. students continue to develop two-hand home row typing proficiency. Students also create a variety of spreadsheet budgets with charts. Students will learn spreadsheet vocabulary such as rows, columns, cells, data, values, and formulas. Spreadsheets may be created using a variety of spreadsheet applications from Microsoft, Google, Apple, or other similar programs.
2nd Qtr., students continue to develop two-hand home row typing proficiency. Students learn fundamental programming concepts and coding logic. Students also review basic word processing skills by writing holiday related poems. Coding Connections to Common Core Mathematical Practices:
- Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
- Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
- Use appropriate tools strategically.
- Attend to precision.
- Look for and make use of structure.
- Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.
3rd Qtr. students continue to develop two-hand home row typing proficiency. Students learn to draw and create their own graphics using a paint and drawing program. Students also learn how to create animated GIFs. Students practice word processing skills and file management to complete their projects. Students will open, save, name and rename files, as well as create and name folders throughout these weekly projects.
4th Qtr. students will create a presentation in Powerpoint and make the presentation.