Grade 2

Second Grade students will experience the following skills with assistance: 


  • Use standard technology vocabulary
  • Develop proper care of handling technology hardware and software
  • Identify parts of the computer
  • Identify parts of the desktop/screen
  • Using a mouse for pointing, clicking, double-clicking, and dragging
  • Develop opening, using, closing and quitting a program
  • Manipulate windows with teacher direction
  • Develop saving and printing independently


  • Develop keyboarding skills
  • Locate numbers, letter, and symbols on a keyboard
  • Develop proper use of the space bar, punctuation, and shift keys
  • Use various fonts, sizes and colors of text
  • Insert and delete characters
  • Demonstrate appropriate behavior while working independently
  • Continue to develop keyboarding skills


  • Continue to develop skills using various computer programs
  • Develop Internet skills with adult assistance
  • Follow school Safety/Acceptable Use Policy


  • Develop skills used in navigating a web page with adult assistance
  • Insert graphics found on the Internet or in a graphic library with adult assistance
  • Begin to use technology resources to locate information with adult assistance
  • Explore Primary multimedia and other developmentally appropriate material
  • Begin the use of safe search engines with adult assistance




  • Begin to use a multimedia presentation tool
  • Develop their own ideas using multimedia presentation tools