K5 Computer Lab Lesson Plans

K5 Technology Lesson Plans

About This Site - This is a site with technology lesson plans, ideas, and resources for elementary school children. There are resources for PC's, Macs, iPads, and Google Classroom.

There are activities for word processing, spreadsheets and graphing, slide presentations, graphic arts, multimedia, internet research, coding, game programming, and more.

This site is for computer teachers, educational technology integrators, homeschoolers, and classroom educators to find ideas and ready to use resources for teaching.

Technology Lesson Plans Overview:

Kindergarten and First grade students concentrate on acquiring beginning technology skills with a strong focus on developing mouse, typing, and word processing skills. Students will learn to change font sizes, styles, and colors as well as learn how insert, size, and position clipart / images, add page borders, and print documents. Students will also explore their creativity with the art programs on computers and tablets.

Second graders will utilize their foundation in typing and word processing to expand into more diverse skillsets including spreadsheets, slide shows, internet research, comic creations, coding / programming logic, iPad app presentations, and continue their development of word processing and typing proficiency.

Third graders will combine multiple skillsets to complete projects that challenge students to research facts, collect images, name, store, and manage filesets, and create multimedia presentations. Students will work with a variety of computer applications for spreadsheets, slideshows, word processing and will also use various apps on the iPad. 3rd graders will also explore coding and visual programming concepts.

Fourth and Fifth graders will be involved in science and social studies slide show presentations, a variety of research assignments, as well as coding and programming games. Students will also develop skills in graphic and photo editing, website creation, narrated slideshows, video screen capture, video editing, word processing, typing and emerging technologies.

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Easy No Prep Lesson Idea

  • "I Am"
    Poem Generator

    I am Poem Generator
  • Autobiographical
    Poem Generator

    Autobiographical Poem Generator
  • MLK
    Poem Generator

    I Have a Dream Poem Generator

Scratch Game Coding
Projects for Kids

  • Shootin' Hoops
    Coding for Kids

    Shootin' Hoops
  • Froggy Bug Eater
    Coding for Kids

    Froggy Bug Eater - Coding for Kids
  • Animal Pong
    Coding for Kids

    Coding for Kids - Animal Pong

Essential
Research Graphic Organizers

  • Insect Research
    Graphic Organizer

    Insect Research Graphic Organizer
  • Animal Research
    Graphic Organizer

    Animal Research Graphic Organizer
  • Biography Research
    Graphic Organizer

    Biography Research Graphic Organizer

Google Classroom
Graphic Organizers

  • Bio Research
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom - Biography Research Graphic Organizer
  • Animal Research
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom - Animal Research Graphic Organizer
  • Insect Research
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom - Insect Research Graphic Organizer
  • "My Vacation"
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom - My Vacation - Graphic Organizer
  • Tri-Fold Brochure
    Template

    Google Classroom - Tri Fold Brochure Template
  • My Life Timeline
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom - My Life Timeline Template
  • Newspaper
    Template

    Google Classroom Newspaper Template - Blue
  • OREO Opinion
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom OREO Opinion Writing
  • My family Tree
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom Family Tree Graphic Organizer
  • Friendly Letter
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom Friendly Letter Graphic Organizer
  • Sentence Stretcher
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom Sentence Stretcher Graphic Organizer
  • Main Idea & Details
    Graphic Organizer

    Google Classroom Main Idea and Details

Popular:
For PC's and Microsoft Office

  • Excel
    Bar Chart

    Excel Bar Chart
  • Thanksgiving
    Copy and Paste

    Thanksgiving Copy and Paste
  • Green Screen
    Photo Editing

    Green Screen Photo Editing
  • Computer Lab
    Rules

    Computer Lab Rules Essentials
  • California Regions
    Brochure

    California Regions Brochure
  • Amazing Animals
    PowerPoint

    Amazing Animals
  • I Am
    Poem Generator

    I Am Poem Generator
  • "Floater"
    Animation

    I Can Float Animation
  • Copy and Paste
    Practice

    Copy and Paste Practice
  • Learn PowerPoint
    in One Minute

    Learn PowerPoint in One Minute
  • M & M
    Excel Chart

    Excel Pie Chart
  • Newspaper
    Template

    Newspaper Template

Ideas
for iPads / Mac / iWork

  • iPad
    Biography

    iPad Biography Summary
  • Character
    Analysis

    iPad Character Analysis
  • First, Next,
    Then, Finally

    First, Next, Then, Last Template
  • Main Idea
    and Details

    Main Ideas And Details Template
  • Newspaper
    Template

    iPad Newspaper Template
  • Spelling Words
    Comic

    iPad Spelling Words Comic
  • Frog Lifecycle
    Mini Poster

    Frog Lifecycle Mini Poster
  • Labeling
    Bones of the Body

    iPad Labeling Bones
  • iWork Numbers
    Shopping Chart

    iWork Expense Chart
  • iWork Numbers
    My First Chart

    iWork - First Chart
  • iWork Numbers
    M & M Chart

    iWork M&M Chart
  • iWork Numbers
    Budget Chart

    iWork Budget Chart