Rotation 5:September 29-October 4

Fourth

  • Type to Learn 3 – Complete 1 lesson
  • Group of 8 students watch Computer Care video
  • Pass out Kerpoof passwords
  • Students create a cartoon demonstrating computer care

Third

  • Type to Learn 3 – Complete 1 lesson
  • Group of 8 students watch Computer Care video
  • Pass out Kerpoof passwords
  • Students create a cartoon demonstrating computer care

Second

  • Dance Mat Typing Level 1-2/3
  • Group of 8 students sit on carpet and watch Computer Care video
  • Create a picture in Kidpix showing computer care

First

  • Show Computer Care video
  • Draw a picture in Tux Paint showing how to care for a computer.
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Rotation 4: September 23-28

Fourth

  • Review Typing skills
  • Warm up by typing QAZ…
  • Start type to learn

Third

  • Review Typing skills using the
  • Warm up by typing QAZ…
  • Start type to learn

Second

  • Introduce correct touch typing

First

  • Introduce keyboarding, typing letters using left and right hand
  • Describe what the special keys do: shift, enter, space bar, caps lock, delete, backspace
  • Open WordPad and practice typing the ABCs, lower case, upper case

Rotation 3: September 17-22

Fourth

  • Video: Parts of the Computer
  • Activity: KidPix Draw and Label the parts of the computers
  • Mouse, Monitor, Keyboard, Speakers, Printer, CPU, CD/DVD-Rom, RAM, ROM, Hard Drive, Floppy Drive, Flash Drive and tell the function of each part-Input, Output, Storage, Processor

Third

  • Video: Parts of the Computer
  • Activity: KidPix Draw and Label the parts of the computers
  • Mouse, Monitor, Keyboard, Speakers, Printer, CPU, CD/DVD-Rom, RAM, ROM, Hard Drive, Floppy Drive, Flash Drive and tell the function of each part-Input, Output, Storage, Processor

Second

First

Rotation 2 September 13-16

Fourth

  • Play Preamble Video
  • Bill of Rights
  • Choose one of the Amendments and draw a picture using TuxPaint

Third

  • Play Preamble Video
  • Bill of Rights
  • Choose one of the Amendments and draw a picture using TuxPaint

Second

First

2010-2011-Rotation 1: Sept 7-10

Fourth

  • Introductions to Technology Class
  • Discuss Class Rules – Students share ideas on how to create lab rules
  • Ice Breaker – T-shirt Outline
    • Write alliterative adjective that goes with your first name
    • Write or draw 2-3 things you enjoy doing
    • Name a place you would like to visit
    • Write a word you would like people to say when they describe you

Third

Second

First