• Curriculum

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    Computer Lab Curriculum     Keyboarding Skills     Scope and Sequence

  • 6th Grade : 

    Assessed in two areas: 
                ** Keyboarding: pre and post test measuring accuracy and speed 
                ** Using the Microsoft® Office products 
    Students will use Inspiration® or Kidspiration® Paint, Microsoft Word® , InspireData, Publisher®, HyperStudio, PowerPoint® to give a presentation and Movie Maker to create a project. Internet safety guidelines are presented throughout the year. Use technology, including the Internet, to research, produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others through Google Classroom

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  • 5th Grade: 

    Keyboarding continues to be a major component of lab time. Type to Learn 4 and various Internet keyboarding sites are used. File management, advanced instruction in Microsoft Word®, PowerPoint®, InspireData, Publisher®, Inspiration®, HyperStudio multimedia presentations and Internet safety are additional components. With some guidance and support, use technology, including the Internet, to research, produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others through Google Classroom

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  • 3rd and 4th Grades: 

    Keyboarding is major component of lab time. Type to Learn 4 is the program at this level. They will develop proper keyboarding techniques and practice those skills.Additional instruction is given on Microsoft Word®, PowerPoint®, Paint, HyperStudio and InspireData and Kidspiration®. Internet safety is covered in a more comprehensive manner.

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  • 2nd Grade : 

    1st grade skills plus file management, create folders on Home drive, create a document in Microsoft Word®, PowerPoint®, Kidspiration and HyperStudio. Students will save to folder to their Home drive, open a document from P drive, print, open a bookmarked Internet site, begin keyboarding program and learn Internet safety.

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  • 1st Grade : 

    Students will review the parts of a computer and use proper terminology, mouse skills, recognize numbers and letters on keyboard, home row keys. Students will use Microsoft Word®, Kidspiration, Paint and HyperStudio. They will learn to login and off using their user name and password. Save a document in their Home drive, open it and and print the document. Learn Internet safety tips.

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  • Kindergarten

    Students will master the parts of a computer, proper terminology, mouse skills,  recognize numbers and letters on the keyboard.  They will learn to start and quit an application. Use are variety of programs such as Microsoft Word®, Paint, Kidspiration and HyperStudio. Internet safety will be introduced.

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  •                                                                                                       Keyboarding Skills by Grade Level 


    Kindergarten 

    _____  Demonstrate correct right- and left-hand keyboard positions.

    _____ Locate 5 or more letters on the keyboard

    _____ Locate 5 or more numbers on the keyboard

    _____ Demonstrate correct function key (spacebar, return, 
                     delete, shift)

    _____ Demonstrate typing proficiency with the home keys 

    _____ Create uppercase letters using the Shift Key


    Grade 1 

    _____  Demonstrate correct right- and left-hand keyboard positions.

    _____ Type First Name

    _____ Locate the numbers on the keyboard

    _____ Demonstrate the difference between Shift and
                     Cap Lock keys

    _____ Demonstrate typing proficiency with the home keys 

     _____ Create uppercase letters using the Shift Key 


    Grade 2 

       _____  Demonstrate correct right- and left-hand keyboard positions.

        _____ Type complete sentences 

        _____ Demonstrate correct home key positions

        _____ Use word wrap 

        _____ Demonstrate progress of plus 5 WPM 

        _____ Create uppercase letters using the Shift Key 


    Grade 3 

    _____  Use correct right- and left-hand keyboard positions.

    _____ Type paragraphs

    _____ Demonstrate correct home key positions

    _____ Use word wrap

    _____ Keyboard 15 WPM using a typing test 

    _____ Locate and use the period, comma, apostrophe and 
                     quote keys 

    _____ Demonstrate proficiency with Home and Qwerty rows   

            
    Grade 4   

    _____  Use correct right- and left-hand keyboard positions.

    _____ Type reports of two pages or more 

    _____ Use correct home key positions 

    _____ Use correct keyboarding body position 

     _____ Keyboard 20 WPM using a typing test

    _____ Locate and use all punctuation keys


    Grade 5

    _____  Use correct right- and left-hand keyboard positions.

    _____ Type reports for class projects 

    _____ Use correct home key positions

    _____ Use correct keyboarding body position

    _____ Keyboard 25 WPM using a typing test

    _____ Locate and use all punctuation keys


    Grade 6 

    _____  Use correct right- and left-hand keyboard positions.

    _____ Type reports for class projects 

    _____ Use correct home key positions

    _____ Use correct keyboarding body position

    _____ Keyboard 30 WPM using a typing test

    _____ Locate and use all punctuation keys
     

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