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Students will need to be able to have several mouse skills including selecting and deselecting (unselecting) text and/or an object with their mouse.
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Classroom Integration Ideas for Select/DeSelect
Classroom Integration Ideas for Select/DeSelect

(ES, MS, HS): Use World Book Timelines at www.infohio.org   Choose an existing timeline and model how to select an object by choosing one of the boxes.    Edit the date and/or some information in the box.   Click save and show the class how the timeline changed.  

(ES, MS, HS): Use World Book Timelines at www.infohio.org to practice selecting an object.  Choose the link to create a timeline.      Add 3 to 5 events to the timeline.  Then select one of the events that you create and edit or move it to another spot on the timeline.   If preferred, have students use an existing timeline, select and edit boxes on the timeline.

  • Middle/High: Download Greenshot at getgreenshot.org. This is a free, screen capture program.  Demonstrate to students how to use a hot key or print screen key to capture a specific area of the screen.  It will be saved to the Clipboard.  Then paste it into a project or report.
  • Create a scavenger hunt on a topic students are studying.  Using Green shot and a blank word document,  have them locate pictures, paragraphs, quotes, etc. related to their topic and paste them into the document.
  • Middle/High: Go to infohio.org, choose grades 9-12. Select Literary Reference Center. Under 'create a note,' students research a text or author and take notes by selecting text (highlight > copy) and pasting into the note card.

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How to use INFOhio's Resources to Practice Select/Deselect
How to use INFOhio's Resources to Practice Select/Deselect

To use BookFlix:

  • (ES) Go to www.infohio.org. Select the K-5 resources box and then click on BookFlix
  • If necessary, enter your username and password.
  • To practice Select and deselect: Choose any subject/topic are (such as Earth and Sky).
  • Pick a fiction/non-fiction book pairing (such as Come On, Rain and Rainy Weather Days).
  • Select the Puzzlers button screen with your mouse.
  • Select the "Which Came First?" activity with your mouse.
  • Deselect a choice in “Which Came First?” activity with your mouse.
  • Practice your select/deselect skills with this sequencing activity. 

OR with K-5 students you can use World Book Kids 

  • (ES) Go to www.infohio.org.  Select the K-5 resources box and then click on World Book Kids. 
  • If necessary, enter your username and password.
  • To practice Select and deselect: Click to select the games icon at the bottom of the screen.
  • Then click to select Matching and select the various matching games to practice select and deselect.

To use Explora:

  • (ES, MS, HS) Go to INFOhio site, www.infohio.org
  • If necessary, enter username and password.
  • Select "Advanced Search."
  • Practice select and deselect by clicking the check boxes under the Advanced Search options.

 


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