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Beaverton School District
Beaverton School District

Beaverton Schools

5th Grade Applied Arts Learning Targets

Applied Arts, 5

Ethics & Citizenship

Technology: 5: Ethics & Citizenship

1  :  Advocate and practice safe, responsible use of information and technology

2  :  Use safe and correct security procedures and recognize the potential harm of intrusive applications (e.g. viruses, spyware, pop-up windows)

3  :  Demonstrate responsible use of technological equipment and software as outlined in the acceptable use statement from the Students Rights and Responsibilities handbook

4  :  Understand and adhere to ethical and legal use of copyright, licensing, and fair use laws

5  :  Practice strategies for avoiding plagiarism when using print and digital content

6  :  Respect self, other users, and digital property (e.g. plagiarism, cyberbullying, privacy)

7  :  Participate in discussions addressing respect for self and other users, and practice strategies for getting help when necessary including reporting to a trusted adult

8  :  Demonstrate respect for existing desktop configuration, system preferences, and user's properties such as passwords, photos, information storage systems, assignments and projects

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

Technology: 5: Critical Thinking & Problem Solving

1  :  Integrate information with appropriate technology to make informed decisions and solve problems

2  :  Collect data from multiple sources to identify solutions and make informed decisions

3  :  Plan and manage tasks to develop solutions and complete projects

4  :  Choose and follow a teacher directed project plan from a list with student setting intermediate dates for step completion

Creative Use of Tech

Technology: 5: Creative Use of Tech

1  :  Use technology as a means to develop innovative products that reflect originality and self-expression

2  :  Use multimedia tools to create an original product that reflects a unique perspective

Communication & Collaboration

Technology: 5: Comm & Collab

1  :  Present information and ideas effectively to a variety of audiences

2  :  Select from a list of applications to communicate learning using a variety of media elements

3  :  Analyze and use design elements that contribute to an effective presentation for target audiences

4  :  Effectively collaborate locally and globally

5  :  Use communication tools to gather information, share ideas, and respond to questions


Technology: 5: Research

1  :  Locate, organize, analyze, and cite information from a variety of sources and media

2  :  Develop common search strategies when using district online library resources to gain information on a topic

3  :  Understand and apply correct bibliographic formats with teacher guidance

4  :  Critically evaluate validity of resources

5  :  Locate the author, date, and source of web-based information and use to evaluate validity

Tech Operations

Technology: 5: Tech Operations

1  :  Understand and operate systems and applications

2  :  Transfer work across multiple applications

3  :  Apply acquired skills to new technology, hardware, (including peripherals) and applications

4  :  Troubleshoot systems and applications

5  :  Use self-directed strategies to solve hardware and software problems

6  :  Store and access documents in different formats from various locations

7  :  Store and retrieve information from portable storage devices (e.g. thumb drives, DVDs, CDs, etc.)


Technology: 5: Keyboarding

1  :  Keyboard using correct hand position and posture at 15 words per minute with 90% accuracy