click top banner above - to close window

November 5, 2008 – How to use a computer?

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons.

Materials Needed
• nothing – just their computer

Lesson Plan
1-2 I will be giving the student’s teacher their “grades” and a “Letter to the Parent(s)” for each child. The letter is to inform the parent(s) what we are currently working on in Computer class and that we are learning the “Home Row Keys” and that outside practice at home is needed.

    “My name is Scott Morgan. I’m the Computer teacher. I just wanted to let     you know how your child is doing in my class. Currently your child is     learning “Home Row Keys”.

The students colored a Keyboard handout in class. They are currently working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lessons on their computers in class.
The students are to practice typing outside of class using the handout they colored as a reference. The students can use a real keyboard or just practice on the Keyboard handout. I have extra Keyboard handout, if needed.”
Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 3-4 Home Row Keys.

3-4 I will be giving the student’s teacher their “grades” and a “Letter to the Parent(s)” for each child. The letter is to inform the parent(s) what are currently working on in Computer class and that we are learning the “Home Row Keys” and that outside practice at home is needed.
Students will be doing bell work, then “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 6-7 Home Row Keys.

5-6 Students will be doing bell work, then working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 10-11 Home Row Keys.

7-8 Students will be doing bell work, then working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” Home Row Keys lessons. Those students who finish Lesson 13 will be playing Home Row Games – www.freetypinggame.net

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


November 7, 2008 – How to use a computer?

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons.

Materials Needed
• nothing – just their computers

Lesson Plan

1-2 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 4-5 Home Row Keys. Students will receive a “lollipop” if they complete a lesson, before class is over.

3-4 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 7-8 Home Row Keys.

5-6 Students will be doing bell work, and then working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 12-13 Home Row Keys. Those students who finish Lesson 13 will be playing “Typing Games”.

7-8 Students will be doing bell work, and then working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 12-13 Home Row Keys. Those students who finish Lesson 13 will be playing “Typing Games”.

Assessment

Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches

 


November 12, 2008 – How to use a computer?


Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives

Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons.

Materials Needed
• nothing – just their computers

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 5-6 Home Row Keys. Students will receive a “lollipop” if they complete a lesson, before class is over.

3-4 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 8-10 Home Row Keys.

5-6 Students will be doing bell work, and then working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 12-13 Home Row Keys. Those students who finish Lesson 13-16 will be playing “Typing Games”.

7-8 Students will be doing bell work, and then working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 12-13 Home Row Keys. Those students who finish Lesson 13-16 will be playing “Typing Games”.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 

November 14, 2008 – No School (Half Day)

 


November 21, 2008 – No School (Snow Day)

 

November 19, 2008 – How to use a computer?

Subjects

• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2, 3-4 - Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons.
5-6, 7-8 - Students will be typing their poems they created with their “Home Teacher”. Students will be illustrating (one page drawing) their poems.

Materials Needed

• 8 1⁄2 x 11 piece of paper
• Crayons or Color pencils for student’s illustration
• Student’s computer

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 6-7 Home Row Keys. Students will receive a “lollipop” if they complete a lesson, before class is over.

3-4 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 10-11 Home Row Keys.

5-6 Students will be doing bell work, and then typing their poems they created with their “Home Teacher”. Students will be illustrating (one page drawing) their poems using crayons or color pencils on an 8 1⁄2 x 11 piece of paper.

7-8 Students will be doing bell work, and then typing their poems they created with their “Home Teacher”. Students will be illustrating (one page drawing) their poems using crayons or color pencils on an 8 1⁄2 x 11 piece of paper.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


November 26, 2008 – No School
(Thanksgiving)

 

November 28, 2008 – No School (Thanksgiving)

 

December 3, 2008 – How to use a computer?

Subjects
• Computers

Grade

• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons, their poems, and doing Bell Work.

Materials Needed
• nothing – just their computers

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 7 Home Row Keys. Students will receive a “lollipop” if they complete a lesson, before class is over.

3-4 Students will be working on Bell Work “Snowflakes”, and learning how to use Microsoft word. Then working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 12-13 Home Row Keys.

5-6 Students will be working on Bell Work “Rules”, and learning how to use Microsoft word. Then finishing their poems and drawings.

7-8 Students will be working on Bell Work “Snowflakes”, and learning how to use Microsoft word. Then finishing their poems and drawings.

Assessment

Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


December 5, 2008 – How to use a computer?


Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives

Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons.

Materials Needed
• nothing – just their computers

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 8 Home Row Keys. Students will receive a “lollipop” if they complete a lesson, before class is over.

3-4 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 13-14 Home Row Keys.

5-6 Students will doing “Review Lessons”, then take a WPM Test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

7-8 Students will be doing “Review Lessons”, then take a WPM Test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

Assessment

Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher

 


December 10, 2008 – How to use a computer?

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons.

Materials Needed

• nothing – just their computers

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” Review Lesson.

3-4 Students will be working on “Krazy Keyboarding for Kids” lesson 15-16, taking a Review Lesson.

5-6 Students will doing “Review Lesson”, then take a WPM Test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

7-8 Students will be taking a WPM Test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 

December 12, 2008 – How to use a computer?

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
Students will be learning the Home Row Keys and finishing their lessons.

Materials Needed
• nothing – just their computers

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be taking a WPM (words per minute) test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

3-4 Students will be taking a WPM (words per minute) test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

5-6 Students will taking a WPM Test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

7-8 Students will taking a WPM Test. Those students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


December 17, 2008 – How to use a computer?

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives

Students will be watching a Disney interactive webtoon called Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” on Netiquette and then doing a worksheet. 1-2 graders will be read a story called “Arthur’s Computer Disaster”, by Marc Brown.

Materials Needed
• Computer story by Marc Brown called, “Arthur’s Computer Disaster”.
• Disney interactive webtoon called Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania”.
• Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” worksheet

Lesson Plan

1-2 I will read a story called “Arthur’s Computer Disaster”, by Marc Brown.

3-4 will be watching a Disney interactive webtoon called Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” on Netiquette and then doing a worksheet.

5-6 Students will be watching a Disney interactive webtoon called Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” on Netiquette and then doing a worksheet. Students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

7-8 Students will be watching a Disney interactive webtoon called Mr. J. Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” on Netiquette and then doing a worksheet . Students who finish will be playing “Typing Games”.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 

December 19, 2008 – No School (Snow Day)

 

December 24, 2008 – January 2, 2009 - No School (Christmas)

 

January 7, 2009 – Technology Ethics

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
Students will learn the do’s and don’ts about software computer virus, plagiarism, email Internet, instant messaging, and chat room.

Materials Needed
• Technology Ethic Terms Worksheet.
• Technology Ethic Do’s and Don’ts Worksheet

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be writing a story about what they did over their Christmas break. “Over Christmas break I…” Students will handwrite 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper.

3-4 Students will review what they learned watching Mr. J Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” and completing the worksheet. Students will be discussing the term “Netiquette” Students will then be doing a Technology Ethic Terms worksheet as a group. I will describe each term and have the students answer what they think each term means. I will write each definition on the board and the students will write the definition on their worksheet.

5-6 Students will be reviewing what they learned watching Mr. J Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” and completing the worksheet. Students will be discussing the term “Netiquette” Students will then be doing a Technology Ethic Terms worksheet as a group. Students will be answering each term using their glossary. Students will be doing a Technology Ethic Do’s and Don’ts Worksheet

7-8 No Class

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


January 9, 2009 – Technology Ethics

Subjects

• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
Students will learn the do’s and don’ts about software computer virus, plagiarism, email Internet, instant messaging, and chat room. Students will be signing a contract for online safety: “Kids Pledge”.

Materials Needed
• Technology Ethic Do’s and Don’ts Worksheet
• Technology Ethic Test

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break. “Over Christmas break I…” Students will finish handwriting. 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their story. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer.

3-4 Students will be reviewing what they learned so far on Technology Ethics. Students will be doing a Technology Ethic Do’s and Don’ts Worksheet. Students will then take a Technology Ethic Test. Students will be signing a contract for online safety: “Kids Pledge”.

5-6 Students will be reviewing what they learned so far on Technology Ethics. Students will then take a Technology Ethic Test. Students will be signing a contract for online safety: “Kids Pledge”.

7-8 Students will be reviewing what they learned watching Mr. J Thaddeus Toad in “Web Mania” and completing the worksheet. Students will be discussing the term “Netiquette”. Students will then be doing a Technology Ethic Terms worksheet as a group. Students will be answering each term using their glossary.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.

 


January 14, 2009 – Recipes

Subjects
• Computers

Grade
• 1-2
• 3-4
• 5-6
• 7-8

Objectives
1-2 & 3-4 Students will be working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break.
5-6 & 7-8 students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format. The student’s recipes will be assembled into a cookbook.

Materials Needed

• recipe from a foreign country

Lesson Plan
1-2 Students will be working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break. “Over Christmas break I…” Students will finish handwriting 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their story. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer.

3-4 Students will be working on their stories about what they did over their Christmas break. “Over Christmas break I…” Students will finish handwriting 3-5 sentences using a pencil on an 8.5 x 11 piece of paper. Then students will be drawing and coloring a drawing of their story. Then students will be typing their stories using a computer.

5-6 Students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format.

7-8 Students will research a recipe from a foreign country of their choice, then type out the recipe, according to a set format.

Assessment
Students perform each task for the teacher – as the teacher watches.