Embedded Universal Tools: Keyboard Navigation

Embedded Universal Tools, Designated Supports, and Accommodations Video Tutorial

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[MUSIC] and [GRAPHICS]

  • The CAASPP logo appears on a black chalkboard background. It is "CAASPP" in lowercase letters and resembles a chalk drawing. The letters "CA" are white and are superimposed over a blue globe with a green silhouette of California inside it. The letters "ASPP" are green.
  • White text appears beneath the logo: "Universal Tools: Keyboard Navigation Video Tutorial."
  • The CAASPP logo and text fade.
  • A Web page appears with black text on a white background. It is an online English test with an essay question on the left and a writing area on the right.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • There are a variety of resources that can be used on test day. This video will show how to use the keyboard navigation and writing tools. During testing, there are various keyboard navigation tools available to you when you are going to write an essay during testing. This is what the writing section looks like. Notice there are a number of tools along the top of the writing pane.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The screen zooms in on the toolbar at the top of the writing pane. From right to left, there is a [Print] button, a [Bold] button, an [Italics] button, an [Underline] button, a [Remove Format] button denoted by a "T" with an "X" next to it, a [Numbering] button, a [Bullet] button, a [Decrease Indent] button, an [Increase Indent] button, a [Cut] button, a [Paste] button, a [Copy] button, an [Undo] button, a [Redo] button, a [Spell Check] button, a [Language Selection] button set to English, and a [Special Character] button.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • The bold button will allow you to bold words that you decide you would like to have in bold. Here’s what that looks like. You can do this by highlighting a word or words using your mouse or trackpad and selecting the capital [B] button at the top of the writing pane. You can also do this by holding down the [Control] button and pressing [B] at the same time.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor highlights a word, then selects the [B] button. The word becomes bolded.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • The [I] button next to the [Bold] button will allow you to make a word or words italicized. Here’s what that looks like. You will follow the same process as with using the [Bold] button by highlighting the word or words and selecting the [I] button. You can also do this by holding down the [Control] button and pressing [I] at the same time.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor highlights a word, then selects the [I] button. The word becomes italicized.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • The underlined [U] button is for underlining a word or words. Here’s what that looks like. The same process will be followed as previously mentioned, and you can also hold down the [Control] button and press [U] at the same time.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor highlights a word, then selects the [U] button. The word becomes underlined.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • The [Remove Format] button shown here is for removing any of the options that were just shown, such as Bold, Italicize, or Underline. Highlight the word or words that you would like to remove an effect from and then select this button, and the word or words will return to normal text. You can also remove these effects by highlighting your selection and using the [Control] button with the appropriate letter button.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor highlights a bolded word, then selects the [Remove Format] button. The word becomes unbolded.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • If you would like to make a numbered list in any part of your essay, this button will allow you to do that. On a new line, type the first item on your list and then select this [Numbering] button. You will notice that you will see the number one next to your sentence or list item. Each time you select the [Return] button to add another sentence or item to the list, it will continue to be numbered until you are done using this feature. When you are done numbering, you can either select the [Numbering] button again or simply select the space below your list to turn off this option.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The text cursor moves down to a line below the first one.
  • After typing out a line, the mouse cursor selects the [Numbering] button, and a number one appears beside it. The text cursor moves down again to create a second numbered line, then repeats the process one more to create a third.
  • The mouse cursor highlights the [Numbering] button, then selects a space below the third numbered line to turn off the numbered list setting.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • If you would like to make a list using bullet points, the process is the same. Write the first item or sentence in your list and select the bullet list option. Like the numbering option, when you are done with your bulleted list, you can either select the [Bullet] button again or simply select the space below your list to turn off this option.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The numbered points disappear. The text cursor moves down to a line below the first one.
  • After typing out a line, the mouse cursor selects the [Bullet] button, and a bullet point appears beside it. The text cursor moves down again to create a second bulleted line.
  • The mouse cursor highlights the [Bullet] button, then selects a space below the third bulleted line to turn off the bulleted list setting.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • If you would like to indent your text, you will use the [Indent] button. Place your cursor next to the sentence you would like to indent and select the [Increase Indent] button on the right. To remove your indent, select the [Decrease Indent] button on the left.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The bullet points disappear, and a new line of text appears below the first one.
  • The cursor selects the [Increase Indent] button to indent the line.
  • The cursor selects the [Decrease Indent] button to remove the indent.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • You can cut or delete a word or a sentence by highlighting a word or words and selecting the [Cut] or [Scissor] icon. You can also do the same action by selecting [Control] and [X] at the same time.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor highlights the second line, then selects the [Cut] button. The line disappears.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • You can copy a word or a sentence by highlighting a word or words and selecting the [Copy] or [Papers] icon. You can also do the same action by selecting [Control] and [C] at the same time.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor highlights the second line, then selects the [Copy] button.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • You can paste a word or a sentence that you have cut by placing your cursor where you would like the cut text to be and selecting the [Paste] or [Clipboard] icon. You can also do the same action by selecting [Control] and [V] at the same time.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The text cursor moves to a line below the first, then the mouse cursor selects the [Paste] button. The copied line appears there.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • You can undo any of your actions by selecting the [Undo] button, which is the arrow pointing to the left.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor selects the [Undo] button, and the newly pasted line disappears and is replaced by the line previously in that space.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • You can redo any of your actions by selecting the [Redo] button, which is the arrow pointing to the right.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor selects the [Redo] button, and the old line disappears and is replaced by the newer one.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • To check the spelling on any text you have written, select the [Spell Check] button, which is the button with the ABC and checkmark.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The cursor highlights the [Spell Check] button.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • The [Special Character] button will allow you to select not only letters, but other special characters you may want to use in your essay from a pop-up box. Once you select your character, the box will disappear and you will see your character in the writing pane. If you decide you would not like to select anything, select [Cancel] or the [X] in the upper-right corner of the box.
[GRAPHICS]
  • The text on the screen disappears and is replaced with the text "I attend La Ca."
  • The cursor selects the special characters box and a special characters window with many different special characters; an [X] in the upper-right corner and a [Cancel] button at the bottom-right corner appear. The cursor selects "ñ," which appears in the line of text.
  • The special characters window closes. The sentence on screen is then completed as "I attend La Cañada School district."
  • The cursor selects the [Special Character] button again, highlights the [Cancel] button, then selects the [X] in the upper-right corner to close the window.
[VO NARRATOR]
  • Note that different devices may require different actions in order to make these selections. Thanks for watching.
[MUSIC] and [GRAPHICS]
  • The Web page fades.
  • The CAASPP logo appears on a black chalkboard background. It is "CAASPP" in lowercase letters and resembles a chalk drawing. The letters "CA" are white and are superimposed over a blue globe with a green silhouette of California inside it. The letters "ASPP" are green.
  • Blue text appears above the logo: "For more information, visit."
  • White text appears beneath the logo: "www.caaspp.org."
  • The music fades.
  • Fade to black.