Computer Applications

All students receive one quarter of computer instruction at each grade level while at KMS.  Activities in each grade level class are designed to build upon the skills learned in previous classes.  
 

Grade 6 - Mrs. Bartlett

Students will learn and practice skills such as:

General Computer navigation

Basic Computer vocabulary

Acceptable Use Policy

Keyboarding

MicroType lessons 1-20
Timings - goal of 15-25 wpm

Word Processing

All About Me Essays
Formatting basics, including graphic manipulation and bullets & numbering

Spreadsheets

Spreadsheet basics
Simple charts and graphs

Presentations

Organizing & visually presenting information
 

GRADE 7 - MRS. BARTLETT

Computer navigation

Computer vocabulary

Acceptable Use Policy

Keyboarding

MicroType lessons 1-20 or A-T

Word Processing

Advanced Formatting Skills, including graphic manipulation - tables and other projects.

Spreadsheets

Spreadsheet creation, including simple formulas
Charts and graphs

Presentations

Organizing & visually presenting information for specifically targeted audiences

Graphic Design

           Brochures

 

Grade 8 - Mrs. Bartlett & Ms. Rafferty

Computer navigation

Computer vocabulary

Keyboarding

MicroType lessons A-J

Word Processing

Creating formal Business Block Letters
Advanced Formatting Skills, including graphic manipulation - Newsletters and other projects.

Spreadsheets

Spreadsheet creation, including simple formulas
Charts and graphs

Presentations

Organizing & visually presenting information for specifically targeted audiences

Graphic Design

          Infographic

          Magazine Cover

          Restaurant Menu

 

Grading:

Points will be determined based on specific assignments:
Class participation/work ethic/time on task
Quizzes and Tests (to evaluate individual knowledge gained)
Homework (in preparation for class work)
Completing Assignments (meeting due dates)

Class Expectations:

Be on time.
Sit at assigned seat.
Log in immediately and check the board for warm up activity.
Keep binder organized - file papers!
Complete makeup work immediately after being absent.
Food and drinks are not allowed at the computer tables.
Playing unauthorized games on the computer is not permitted.
Acceptable Use Policy must be followed.

Extra help is available after school.

Bartlett, Amy
Computer Applications Gr. 6, 7 & 8
Rafferty, Nancy
Computer Applications Gr. 8

Art & Technology curriculum nite.pptx
 

Grade 6 & 7 Materials

 

Grade 8 Materials