Grade Level: First Grade Benchmark Assessments

Performance Task: ABC Pictures

The students will create a graphic organizer that will demonstrate knowledge of beginning letter sounds. The key components of this task include: dragging images, navigating image gallery, mouse control
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
Computers help us to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences. We all need to use technology tools.
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 1. Student demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
    • A. Students apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
    • B. Students create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:
    • A. understand and use technology systems.
    • D. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.
Suggested Curricular Areas:
  • Language Arts - Letter Sounds
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration Template
  • Clip Art
Files:


Performance Task: Graphing
The performance task will allow students to work collaboratively to graph data.
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
Computers help us to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences. We all need to use technology tools.
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 4. Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources.
    • C. Students collect and analyze data to identify solutions and/or make informed decisions
  • 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:
    • A. understand and use technology systems.
    • D. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.
Suggested Curricular Areas:
  • Math - Graphing; Analyzing
  • Language Arts
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • The Graph Club
  • Microsoft Excel
Files:


Performance Task: Fact Families:
The students will create and model a fact family using a drawing / concept mapping software. The key components of this task include: basic keyboarding, mouse control, dragging images from an image gallery
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
Computers help us to communicate information and ideas effectively to multiple audiences. We all need to use technology tools.
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 3. Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.
    • D. Students process data and report results.
  • 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:
    • A. understand and use technology systems.
    • D. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.
Suggested Curricular Areas:
  • Math - Problem Solving
  • Math - Addition/Subtraction Facts
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration
  • Drawing Program
  • Clip Art
Files:

--Optional-- Performance Task: Counting Money
The students will drag appropriate number of coins to match a given money value. The students will complete the task by showing multiple ways to arrive at the same money value. The key components of this task include: dragging images, navigating image gallery, mouse control
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
Technology helps us develop strategies for solving problems in the real world.
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 1. Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
    • A. Students apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
  • 6. Students demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. Students:
    • A. understand and use technology systems.
    • D. transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.
Suggested Curricular Areas
  • Math - Counting
  • Math - Money
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration Template
  • Clip Art
Files: