Kindergarten Benchmark Assessments

Likes and Dislikes

The students will create a graphic organizer to show their likes and dislikes of a certain topic. The students will drag images from a graphic collection to complete the task. The key components of this task include: dragging images, navigating image gallery, mouse control
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
A variety of media and formats can communicate information and ideas effectively. We all need to use technology tools.
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 1. Creativity and Innovation
    • Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
      • B. Students:create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • 6. Technology Operations and Concepts
    • 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:
  • Social Studies
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration
  • Clip Art
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Animals Two By Two

The students will create an original work based on their knowledge of characteristics of organism.
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
Technology tools can enhance learning, increase productivity, and promote creativity. We all need to use technology tools.
NETS Student Standards Addressed:
  • 1. Creativity and Innovation
    • Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology.
      • B. Students:create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
  • 4. Critical Thinking, Problem solving, and Decision Making
    • 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. collect and analyze data to identify solustions and /or make informed decisions.
  • 6. Technology Operations and Concepts
    • 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:
  • Life Science
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Kidspiration or comparable application
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Animal Habitats

The students will use a drawing application to draw a picture of an animal in its habitat. The key components of this task include: drawing, mouse control, beginning keyboarding *Idea – combine individual “slides” to make a class presentation. Short audio.
Essential Question or Enduring Understanding:
Computers tools help us to prepare publications, and produce other creative works.
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
  • Science - Animal Habitats
Resources (applications, sites, templates, etc.):
  • Drawing application - Kid Pix or Tux Paint
Files: