Lesson Objective: Students will...


  • Work on learning the keyboard and practice typing skills.
  • Students will be introduced to the home row keys
  • Students will learn 7 special function keys
  • Students will open a WORD document

State Standard:

Strand 6: Technology Operations
Concept 1: Understanding




Week of February 14th:

1. Easy CBM

2. Lesson 1: Dance Mat Typing


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Practice
Keyboarding Practice:

Complete Level 1 before you go on to the next activity:


http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/

Complete each activity 2 times -

1. http://www.bigbrownbear.co.uk/keyboard/
2. http://www.uptoten.com/kids/kidsgames-coordination-lettergame.html
3. http://abcya.com/cup_stack_typing_game.htm


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Lesson: WE ARE LEARNING THE KEYBOARD!
1. As a group, students will list what can be found on a Farm (Kinder) or Beach (First).



2. Students will then open up "Spell a Picture" in Kerpoof.

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3. Students will spell the words listed on the board and insert the correct images into their farm/beach picture.
4. Students can then work on creating and original pictures by moving the images around.
5. Students will practice learning the keyboard and typing.
6. Students will practice using the delete/backspace key.



7. Students will present their pictures to the classmates.

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