Keyboarding 1

Name: _________________________Section: _______________Points:________________

Grading: A=94-100, A-=90-93, B=85-89, B-=80-84, C=75-79, C-=70-74, D=65-69, F=0-64

This unit will take 4 class days.  The last day is Thursday, 9/7/2006.

Points

 

 

C Layer (no more than 80 points)

60

(Required) Complete TypingMaster Lessons 1-4 with speedskin.

5

http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cjh/appliedtech/Business/Keyboarding/d1homerow.html  (Drill #1)

10

Home Row Hands activity (handout)

5

 http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cjh/appliedtech/Business/Keyboarding/d4_review.html (Drill #4)

10

Upper Row Origami activity (handout)

5

Create a list of at least 10 words using all of the letters in this unit. Type the words 10 times each. (letters to use: a s d f l k j e i r u t o c)

5

Create a home row mnemonic in another language (write, type, or record).

5

Create an upper row mnemonic in another language (write, type, or record).

5

Key the Practice on p. 26 of your textbook.

5

Key the Practice on p. 28 of your textbook.

5

Key the Practice on p. 32 of your textbook.

5

Key the Practice on p. 36 of your textbook.

5

Key the Practice on p. 40 of your textbook.

 

Develop an assignment of your own with teacher approval. (points tbd teacher)

B layer (no more than 10 points)

  10

Create a game that reviews and evaluates the keys learned in this unit.

  10

Type an assignment for another class with prior teacher approval (at least one page).

  10

Design a poster/drawing/model showing computer components.

5

Key the Test Yourself on p. 27 of your textbook.

5

Key the Test Yourself on p. 29 of your textbook.

5

Key the Test Yourself on p. 33 of your textbook.

5

Key the Test Yourself on p. 37 of your textbook.

5

Key the Test Yourself on p. 41 of your textbook.

 

Develop an assignment of your own with prior teacher approval. (points tbd teacher)

10

A Layer (choose 1)

 

At what age do you think students should begin keyboarding training? - use A layer assignment sheet / rubric  

 

Why is it important for students to learn keyboarding skills? How might these skills be used in a career? - use A layer assignment sheet / rubric  

 

Which keyboarding skill is more important, accuracy or speed? - use A layer assignment sheet / rubric  

 

Does this class put too much emphasis on keyboarding? - use A layer assignment sheet / rubric  - pdf files

 

Does Elizabeth Seton High School need keyboarding in a college prep. curriculum? - use A layer assignment sheet / rubric  - pdf files

  When should we cover the keyboards in this class?  - use A layer assignment sheet / rubric  - pdf files

 

Is there a better way to design a keyboard? - use A layer assignment sheet / rubric  - pdf files

  Write a review of an Internet or disk based computer-typing course.  Pretend this is for the school newspaper. Some questions you may answer in your review could include: What age group is the program for? Does the course work (effective)? What do you like and dislike about the program?  What do you do in a lesson?  How are the keys grouped?  Would you recommend the course to your readers why or why not? (You may also video and/or audio record your review or make a poster).

 

Develop a topic of your own with prior teacher approval.