Tech and Library Grade 2

NHPS Technology Benchmark Continuum                                                                               Second Grade

*Bold items are those new to this grade level or those moved from “With assistance” to “Independently” at this level.


Students Will…

  1. General Communication

Semester Taught




  • Use mouse or keyboard effectively to move around the computer screen and search for information



  • Use effective keyboarding movements for efficient use of the computer



  • Send and respond to email messages



  1. Gathering Information/Research






  • Bookmark favorite sites



  • Use a simple search engine to find information (from approved and accessible sites)



  • Locate information (text, pictures, animation) within approved and accessible sites



    • Open and close approved websites



    • Open approved websites and search for information within nonlinear presentations



    • Download selected information



  1. Publishing






    • Use word-processing programs to produce drafts



    • Use simple word-processing programs to prepare some publications



    • Use spell check