First Grade Technology Standards

North Carolina Essential Standards

Grade 1, Information and Technology Essential Standards


Standards and Clarifying Objectives are in the format:

AA.B         AA = Two-digit alphabetic code for K-12 Essential Standard

AA.B.C      B = Grade Level (HS = 9-12)

               C = Objective Number

SI: Sources of Information

IN: Informational Text

TT: Technology as a Tool

RP: Research Process

SE: Safety and Ethical Issues

Sources of Information

1.SI.1  Classify useful sources of information
1.SI.1.1  Identify various resources for information (e.g. print, non-print, audio-visual, electronic, people)
Assessment: Given a prompt, students will list 3-5 information resources
1.SI.1.2  Classify resources as relevant for a given purpose or topic
Assessment: In a small group activity, students will share information on pertinent subjects or topics

Vocabulary:  print, non-print, electronic, audio-visual, information

Informational Text

1.IN.1  Understand the difference between text read for enjoyment and text read for information
1.IN.1.1  Classify text as nonfiction or fiction
Assessment: Given a variety of resources, sort them into fiction/nonfiction groups
1.IN.1.2  Compare important facts and minor details
Assessment: Highlight important ideas in a given reading passage
Assessment:  Use a graphic organizer to visually retell a story or summarize important information learned

Vocabulary: fiction, nonfiction, facts, details


Technology as a Tool

1.TT.1  Use technology tools and skills to reinforce classroom concepts and activities
1.TT.1.1  Use a variety of technology tools to gather data and information (e.g. web-based resources, e-books, online communication tools, etc.)
Assessment:  Explain how Destiny is used to search for books and information
Assessment:  As a class, use websites from resources such as NC WISE Owl to research questions about a topic from classroom lessons
1.TT.1.2  Use a variety of technology tools to organize data and information (e.g. word processor, graphic organizer, audio and visual recording, online collaboration tools, etc.)
Assessment: Contribute facts to a class collection of data recorded into a beginning word processing document, graphic organizer, or spreadsheet program
Assessment:  Use Kidspiration 3 to create an organizational map of the information from in the research from K.TT.1.1
1.TT.1.3  Use technology tools to present data and information (multimedia, audio and visual recording, online collaboration tools, etc.)
Assessment:  Contribute facts to a class collection of data recorded into a word processing document, a graphic organizer and a spreadsheet/chart
Assessment: When prompted, students will list various presentation tools
Assessment: Given a template, students will collaborate to create a multimedia presentation

computer, monitor, icon, cursor, desktop, keyboard, mouse, CD, DVD, printer, digital camera, AUP, program/software, word processing, text, arrow keys, backspace, delete, shift, space bar, enter, close, open, print, save,  click, double click, file, open, save, online, Internet, links, web sites, favorites/ bookmarks, information, multimedia, sound, text, movie, image, spreadsheet, graph, collect, group


Research Process

1.RP.1  Remember the steps of a simple (or simplified) research process (The Super 3 should be used)
1.RP.1.1  Recognize the steps of a simple (or simplified) research process
Assessment:  Students will generate appropriate questions given starters (Who, What, Where, When, Why, How, True/False, Yes/No)
Assessment:  Given a topic or prompt, students will create a relevant set of questions
Assessment:  Given prompts, students will be able to correctly order the steps of a simple research process

Vocabulary: research, The Super 3 steps

Safety and Ethical Issues

1.SE.1 Understand safety and ethical issues related to the responsible use of information and technology resources
1.SE.1.1  Use technology hardware and software responsibly
Assessment: given prompts, students will be asked to choose which ones illustrate the proper computer care
1.SE.1.2  Explain why safety is important when using the Internet
Assessment:  The student will be asked to write or illustrate 3 ways in which they can be safe on the Internet
1.SE.1.3  Recognize the need to obtain permission or give credit when using the intellectual property of others
Assessment:  Given pictures of four items, students will be asked to circle those items that can be copyrighted
Assessment:  Given examples of information, sound bites and/or graphics, students will be asked to determine whether they need to secure permission for using them

Vocabulary: safety, ethical, responsible, hardware, software, online safety, ownership
Please click the link above to go to the curriculum site, click lesson plans by grade level and select the lesson(s) from the link below.  You may teach the students in the lab, small groups or as a class using an interactive white board/data projector.  There are handouts (activity sheets) for many of the lessons as well as offline activities.
     - Go Places Safely
     - Cyberspace at School
     - Is This Yours
     - Good Sited
     - Find the Ad
Link to Old Curriculum Page

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