Your child should be increasingly familiar with the placement of the letters and numbers on the keyboard. Because the letters are not presented in alphabetical order, this still can be very frustrating for your child and much practice is required for keyboarding mastery - something that will be developed over the course of several years and in fifth grade having the student use both hands on the keyboard and begin using correct hand placement on the keyboard is emphasized. Accessing the links below will take your child to various websites that will help your child to become more familiar with the keyboard.
Computer and Internet terminology is emphasized in fifth grade. Your child is beginning to learn the vocabulary associated with the parts of a computer and Internet. Following are some websites to have your child practice identifying parts of a computer and using Internet vocabulary.
The following links are other fun websites that have many activities appropriate for Fifth Grade.Your child is familiar with these websites.
Disclaimer: It is not the intention of the Clarion Area School District to promote specific commercial interests. The links are provided as a courtesy to assist in practice of skills and do not represent an endorsement of any particular software product or company. The district is not responsible for any information that is accessed through these links.