St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

8th Grade Technology / 1st Nine Weeks (Fall 2017)

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
**Handout and Booklets (Leave in Classroom)

**Microsoft Office 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
**Google Drive / Google Docs (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms)
**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 2016 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) and Google Drive (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms). 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.

8C (Mr. Allen) Tuesday & Thursday 8:42 - 9:25
8B (Mrs. Ruxton) Tuesday & Thursday 11:03 - 11:47
8A (Mr. Kenton) Tuesday & Thursday 1:33 - 2:19

 


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Week 6 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Tuesday - 9/19/17 Objective: Keystroking; Spreadsheet
** Keyboard "Beatitudes" (UltraKey / Typing Forum)
** Keyboard A3 Sales & Profit (Discuss & Print)
    (Hint: After Changes Cell G12 Should Be Greater than $6,500)

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Week 5 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 9/14/17 Objective: Keystroking; Spreadsheet
** Keyboard Food Facts II (UltraKey / Typing Forum)
** Keyboard A2 Google Sheets Free Throw Stats (Discuss & Display)
** Keyboard A3 Sales & Profit (Save - Do Not Print)

Tuesday - 9/12/17 Objective: Keystroking; Spreadsheet

** Keyboard 2' Timing (UltraKey / TW6) - Together in Class
** Keyboard A1 Excel Profit & Loss (Show to Teacher)
** Keyboard A2 Google Sheets Free Throw Stats (Save)
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Week 4 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 9/7/17 Objective: Keystroking; Spreadsheet
** Keyboard "Grandparent's Day" (UltraKey / Typing Test)
** Keyboard Intro to Spreadsheet (Together in Class)
** Keyboard A1 Excel Profit & Loss (Show to Teacher)

Tuesday - 9/5/17 Objective: Keystroking; Spreadsheet

** Keyboard "Keyboarding Skill" (UltraKey / Typing Test)
** Keyboard Intro to Spreadsheet (Together in Class)
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Week 3 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 8/31/17 Objective: Class Activity
** Google Classroom Questions (Do Not Start Until Directed by Teacher) 
** Video "You Can't Take it Back"
** Google Classroom "You Can't Take it Back" (Google Forms)


Tuesday - 8/29/17 Objective: Keystroking; Letter

** Keyboard Drill 5 (UltraKey / Typing Test)
** Discuss Missing Assignments & Grades
** Keyboard Project 1 Letter - Google Docs (Discuss & Print & Correct Errors)

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Week 2 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 8/24/17 Objective: Keystroking; Report & Letter
** Keyboard Drill 4 (UltraKey / Typing Test)
** Review Teacher's Website & Google Classroom
** Keyboard Project 1 Report (Discuss & Print & Correct Errors)
** Keyboard Project 1 Letter (Google Docs)


Tuesday - 8/22/17 Objective: Keystroking; Report & Letter
** Finalize Seating
** Special Warmup (Solar Eclipse)

** Update Word 2016 Default Settings (Line Spacing & Font)
** Keyboard Project 1 Report & Letter (Save - Do Not Print)
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Week 1 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 8/17/17 Objective: Network Password; First Day Activities
** Welcome Back PPT (Technology Images)
** Network Login -- Reset as Needed
** Worst Passwords (Display File)
** Video - How to Create a Strong Password
** Google Classroom - Setup
** First Day Questions (See Google Forms)