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CTE/Keyboarding Curriculum
Keyboarding - (Fifth Grade) [2002]
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Core Standards of the Course

"It is recommended that in addition to the standards and performance indicators, keyboarding first be taught as a concentrated unit in third grade and reviewed in each succeeding grade to allow students to achieve a high degree of proficiency. Students will be assessed during the spring of their 5th grade year. The assessment will include a keyboarding skill test, a technology literacy self-assessment, and the inclusion of at least two pieces of student work in an electronic portfolio."

Additional Keyboarding Information and Resources from USOE

Standard 1
The student will demonstrate correct keyboarding techniques while increasing speed and maintaining accuracy.

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Objective 1
The student will achieve minimum keyboarding competency on one-minute timed-writings.

  1. Key at a minimum speed of 25 words per minute (WPM) on at least three one-minute timings.
  2. Key at 2 or fewer errors on one-minute timings.
  3. Key without using the backspace/delete key on timings.


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