Academic Standard: Component

Using a selected piece of software student will demonstrate that a computer needs instructions from system software to operate applications. Students model a teacher demonstration of sequential instructions to print, sort, calculate and perform other functions. The student will also explain that a computer uses binary codes to implement functions. Proficiency is determined by student utilization of software specific to the computer and the successful completion of assigned tasks as observed by the teacher.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Component — Sample Performance Task
Grade range: 
8