St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

8th Grade Technology - 2nd 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.

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Week 15 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Tuesday - 11/28/17 Objective: Keystroking; Religion Ltr; Letters
** Some Students Testing ACT Aspire
** Keyboard Famous Quotations (UltraKey)
** Keyboard Religion Letter -- Fr Orr (Due Friday December 1)
** Keyboard Letter 10 Personal Business Letter (MS Word)
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Week 14 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)

Thursday - 11/16/17 Objective: Keystroking; Religion Ltr; ACT Aspire Practice
** Keyboard 1' Timing (UltraKey)
** Keyboard ACT Aspire Practice  https://tn.actaspire.org
     Math -- math8 /act aspire                    Science -- science8 / actaspire
     Reading -- reading8/actaspire             English --  english8 / actaspire
** Keyboard Religion Letter to Fr. Orr (Google Docs) See Handout
** Keyboard Letter 9 Personal Business Letter (Google Docs) - Print
** Keyboard Letter 10 Personal Business Letter (MS Word) - Save


Tuesday - 11/14/17 Objective: Keystroking; Religion Ltr; ACT Aspire Practice

** Keyboard 1' Timing (UltraKey)
** Keyboard ACT Aspire Practice  https://tn.actaspire.org
     Math -- math8 / actaspire            Science -- science8 / actaspire
     Reading -- reading8 / actaspire     English -- english8 / actaspire
** Keyboard Religion Letter to Fr. Orr (Google Docs) See Handout
** Keyboard Letter 9 Personal Business Letter (Google Docs) - Print
** Keyboard Letter 10 Personal Business Letter (MS Word) - Save
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Week 13 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 11/9/17 Objective: Keystroking; Letters
** Keyboard Veterans Day (UltraKey)
** Keyboard Letter 9 Personal Business Letter (Google Docs) Discuss & Print
**Next Week in Class -- Keyboard Rough Draft Religion Letter to Fr Orr
**Next Week in Class -- Practice ACT Aspire Test (Math, Science, English, Reading)

Tuesday - 11/7/17 Objective: Keystroking; Letters

** Keyboard "Proverbs" (UltraKey) Do Not Include Chapter & Verse
** Keyboard Letter 7 (Microsoft Word) - Discuss & Print
     (Must Be Graded & Correct Errors BEFORE Beginning Letter 8)
** Keyboard Letter 8 Merged (Microsoft Word) - Discuss & Print
     (3 Letters Merged to 1 File)

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Week 12 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 11/2/17 Objective: Keystroking; Letters
** Keyboard "Thoughts III" (UltraKey)
** Complete Missing Assignments (PowerPoint & Google Slides)
** Keyboard Letter 7 (Microsoft Word) - Discuss & Print
    
(Must Be Graded & Correct Errors BEFORE Beginning Letter 8)

Tuesday - 10/31/17 Objective: Keystroking; KaHoot Activity

** Keyboard Red Ribbon Week (UltraKey)
** Complete KaHoot October 2017
** Complete Missing Assignments
** Keyboard Jack-0-Lantern  http://www.onlinepumpkincarving.com/
** Keyboard Halloween Hangman 
http://www.dedge.com/halloween/
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Week 11 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 10/26/17 Objective: Keystroking; PowerPoint
** Keyboard 1' Timing (UltraKey) Together in Class
** Keyboard PPT #18 Branches w/ Audio (Discuss & Display)

Tuesday - 10/24/17 Objective: Keystroking; Google Slides

** Keyboard 1' Timing (UltraKey) Together in Class
** Check Missing Assignments
** Keyboard PPT #17 iPhone Ad (Discuss & Display)
     (Click Video / Video Options / AutoPlay  when Presenting)

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Week 10 - 8th Grade Technology (1st Semester)
Thursday - 10/19/17 Objective: Keystroking; PowerPoint
** Keyboard "Thoughts IV" (UltraKey)
** Check Missing Assignments
** Keyboard PPT #16 SEAS Members (PowerPoint) - Discuss & Print 
     **Steps to Edit the Chart
          
** RIght Mouse Click - Add Data Labels
           ** Right Mouse Click - Format Data Labels


Tuesday - 10/17/17 Objective: Keystroking; PowerPoint; Google Slides
** Keyboard "Did You Know Part I" (UltraKey)
** Adjust Seating Chart (As Needed)
** Keyboard PPT #14 Branches (Discuss & Display) / Assigned Oct 10
** Keyboard PPT #15 Pets (Google Slides) / Assigned Oct 12