Year 1 – Lesson 6 – Pencil or keyboard

Curriculum KS1 Unit Lesson

In this lesson, learners will make comparisons between using a computer for writing and writing on paper. The learners will discuss how the two methods are the same and different, and think of examples to explain this. They will demonstrate making changes to writing using a computer to compare the two methods. Finally, the learners will begin to explain which they liked best, and think about which method would be the best method to use in different situations.

Learning objectives

To compare typing on a computer to writing on paper

  • I can make changes to text on a computer
  • I can explain the differences between typing and writing
  • I can say why I prefer typing or writing

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