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ELEMENTARY COMPUTER KEYBOARDING

5TH GRADE  - 2008-2009 

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Diana Greene -- Elementary Computer/Keyboarding Teacher Coordinator Reinforce touch typing, manipulation of the computer keyboard, beginning word processing skills, and adaptability to classroom teachers’ curriculum needs. 3 weeks 1st Semester - 3 weeks 2nd Semester (every day) Software: MS-Office 8 - 15 sessions per semester = 30 Sessions (approximately) Book: I Can Keyboard or PAWS or teacher generated material 15+ sessions per year (@ 30-60 min sessions) depending on school population. Sessions dependent upon students’ abilities and classroom teachers’curriculum needs. First Semester = 3-week session Session 1 Home row Keys: asdf jkl; word processing begins Create document, save document 2 Open document, save document 3 Continue above Review 4 to 6 letters per session 4 5 As needed 6 7 8 caps lock ? “ ‘ ! 9 Tab, #s location Jobs 10 Projects 11 12 13 14 15 Second Semester = 3-week session Session 1 2 3 Review as needed -Adjusted as necessary in each school 4 5 6 7 Evaluation 8 Evaluation 9 Timing 10 Faster review in book 11 12 13 Projects – Integration with LA, SC, SS 14 Power Point or other software, 15 Graphics, Cut & Paste Classroom teachers follow through integrating computer keyboarding skills with their classroom activities. Students should be in the computer lab once a week or more. Information is keyed into the computer. Whenever typing words or sentences, fingers should be on home row.