Academic Standard

The student will apply skills appropriate to the computer operating system and the keyboard.
Initiative: 
Tennessee State Standards
Set: 
Computer Technology
Type: 
Standard
Code: 
3.0
Grade range: 
9 to 10
 
Elements within this Standard
 
Learning Expectation
3.1 
Operate the alphabetic, numeric, and special characters on the keyboard using the touch system.
3.2 
Demonstrate speed and accuracy using the touch system of keying by attaining a minimum of 35 NWAM on a two-minute timed writing.
3.3 
Apply operating system commands in the use of computer components and functions.
3.4 
Demonstrate proficiency in the care and operation of computer technology.
Performance Indicator
 
The student applies correct body and hand position for keyboarding.
 
The student uses the touch system to reach the alphabetic, numeric and special characters keys.
 
The student keys a minimum of 35 NWAM on a two-minute timed writing.
 
The student demonstrates the features of the operating system.
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to analyze the types of files shown in a directory.
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to create directories (folders) and sub directories.
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to rename existing files and directories (folders).
 
The student utilizes the operating system environment to save or move files to a variety of storage media.
Sample Performance Task
 
Students will complete a one-minute timed writing achieving a minimum of 35 NWAM.
 
The student will use components and functions of the resident operating system.