St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

8th Grade Technology 2014-15 / 2nd Nine Weeks

Mr. Dan Buchanan, Computer Instructor
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Room 209
316.721.5693 Ext. 209

COURSE MATERIALS
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Handout and Booklets (Leave in Classroom)
**Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
**Ultra Key 6.0 (Keyboarding Software)

8th Grade Technology is a computer class to reinforce proper keyboarding technique using various keyboarding software and teaching Microsoft Office 2010 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher). Emphasis will be placed on improving speed and accuracy of computer keyboarding using "touch" finger-reach patterns. Students will also learn the basic use of the Internet and to correctly format letters, reports, tables, and other projects for personal and school use. Basic spreadsheet applications will also be introduced with Excel.

Mr. Traffas 8C Tuesday & Thursday 8:42 - 9:25
Mrs. Ruxton 8B Tuesday & Thursday 10:16 - 10:59
Mr. Kenton 8A Tuesday & Thursday 1:33 - 2:18

 



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Week 16
- 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Tuesday - 12/2/14 Objective: Review keystroking; keyboard Excel spreadsheet
** UltraKey / Typing Test / R-Practice: Advent (Editing Allowed)
** Keyboard Microsoft Excel spreadsheet - B1 ABC Cars (Discuss & Print)
** Discuss Missing Assignments
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Week 15
- 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 11/20/14 Objective: Review keystroking; keyboard Publisher document & Word document
** Keyboard Publisher Brochure (Discuss 8th Grade Anti-Bullying Project)
(Use Special Printing Directions)
** Keyboard Religion Letter to Fr. Orr (8th Grade) (See Handout Example)
** Keyboard Grammy Nomination Letter (See Handout Example)
** Finish Missing Assignments (See List on Front Wall)


Tuesday
- 11/18/14 Objective: Review keystroking; keyboard Publisher document & Word document
** Keyboard Publisher Brochure (Discuss 8th Grade Anti-Bullying Project)
     (Use Special Printing Directions)
** Keyboard Religion Letter to Fr. Orr (8th Grade) (See Handout Example)
** Finish Missing Assignments (See List on Front Wall)
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Week 14
- 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 11/13/14 Objective: Evaluate keystroking; keyboard Publisher document
** UltraKey / Names --- Discussion
** UltraKey / Typing Test  / 1' Timing (Perfect Paragraphs) (Editing NOT Allowed)
** Keyboard Publisher Brochure (Discuss 8th Grade Anti-Bullying Project)


Tuesday - 11/11/14 Objective: Review keystroking; keyboard Publisher document
** UltraKey / Typing Test / Practice: Veterans Day (Editing Allowed)
** Keyboard Publisher Brochure (Discuss 8th Grade Anti-Bullying Project)
 
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Week 13 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 11/6/14 Objective: Improve keystroking; keyboard Microsoft Word letter
** UltraKey / Typing Test / R:Practice: Beatitudes / Entire Passage (Allow Editing)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Letter - Letter 11 Zeander Letter (Discuss & Print)
** Extra Credit - Keyboard Microsoft Word Letter - Letter 12 Friendly Letter (Display)
       
(Compose for Mother or Father or Grandparent etc.....)

Tuesday - 11/4/14 Objective: Improve keystroking; keyboard Microsoft Word letter
** UltraKey / Typing Test / Practice: Election Day / Entire Passage
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Letter - Letter 10 Admisisions Letter (Discuss & Print)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Letter - Letter 11 Zeander Letter (Save - Do Not Print)

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Week 12 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 10/30/14 Objective: Evaluate keystroking; keyboard Microsoft Word letter
** UltraKey / Typing Test / 1' Timing (Perfect Paragraphs)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Letter - Letter 9 Personal Business Letter (Discuss & Print)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Letter - Letter 10 Admissions (Save - Do Not Print)

Tuesday
- 10/28/14 Objective: Complete KITE Sample Test; keyboard Microsoft Word letter
** Complete KITE Sample Test (If Tickets Available) or
** UltraKey / Typing Test / Practice: Red Ribbon Week / Entire Passage (Editing Allowed)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Form Letter - Letter 7 (Display - Do Not Print) 

** Keyboard Microsoft Word Form Letter - Letter 8 (Print & Staple 3 Letters)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Letter - Letter 9 Personal Business Letter (Save - Do Not Print)

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Week 11 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday- 10/23/14 Objective: Improve keystroking; keyboard Microsoft Word report
** UltraKey / Typing Test / Test: Success / Entire Passage (Editing Allowed)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Form Letter - Letter 7 (Display - Do Not Print)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Form Letter - Letter 8 (Print & Staple 3 Letters)

Tuesday - 10/21/14 Objective: Improve keystroking; keyboard PowerPoint presentation
** UltraKey / Typing Test / Practice: Did You Know / Entire Passage
** Keyboard PowerPoint presentation - PPT#17 Apple iPhone (Discuss & Display)
** Keyboard PowerPoint presentation - PPT#18 Branches w/ Audio (Discuss & Display)
** Keyboard Microsoft Word Form Letter - Letter 7 (Save - Do Not Print) 

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Week 10
- 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 10/16/14 Objective: Evaluate keystroking; keyboard PowerPoint presentation
** UltraKey / Typing Test / 1' Timing (Perfect Paragraphs)
** Keyboard PowerPoint presentation - PPT#17 Apple iPhone (Discuss & Display)
** Keyboard PowerPoint presentation - PPT#18 Branches w/ Audio (Save - Do Not Display)

Tuesday
- 10/14/14 Objective: Improve keystroking; keyboard PowerPoint presentation
** Discuss 2nd Nine Weeks (Lessons & Timings)
** Keyboard PowerPoint presentation - PPT#15 Lunch (Discuss & Display)
** Keyboard PowerPoint presentation - PPT#16 SEAS (Discuss & Display)
** Keyboard PowerPoint presentation - PPT#17 Apple iPhone (Save - Do Not Display)
(Video Added on Thursday)