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Type:Lesson

Estimated Time:25 minutes

Grades:6-8

Score Type:Automatically Graded

Work completed by a student will be automatically graded and the grade will be sent to the Learning Management System (LMS) gradebook

Available Languages: English, Spanish


Vocabulary: accuracy, digital keyboarding standards, key, keyboard, keyboard layout, keyboarding, keying practices, number pad, posture, speed


Objectives:

  • Student learns the basic layout of the keyboard and proper keying practices.
  • Student learns correct posture and technique for keyboarding.
  • Student continues to increase speed and accuracy of keyboarding skills.
  • Student learns digital keyboarding standards such as one space keying.
  • Student learns to use a number pad for keying numbers quickly and efficiently.

Subjects:

Distance Learning 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Distance Learning 

Ergonomics 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Ergonomics 

Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Input Devices: Mouse, Keyboard, Remote Control, etc 

Keyboarding 

Technology Education > Information Technology > Basic Operations and Concepts > Keyboarding 

Use Technology when Writing

Language Arts > Computer Literacy Skills > Writing > Use Technology when Writing
S.1.c Students use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
S.4.b Students select and use digital tools to plan and manage a design process that considers design constraints and calculated risks.
ELA-Literacy.W.6.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others; demonstrate sufficient command of keyboarding skills to type a minimum of three pages in a single sitting.
ELA-Literacy.W.7.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and link to and cite sources as well as to interact and collaborate with others, including linking to and citing sources.
ELA-Literacy.W.8.6 Use technology, including the Internet, to produce and publish writing and present the relationships between information and ideas efficiently as well as to interact and collaborate with others.