Introduction to Computers

Day PlansIntroduction to Computers Grade 6  
Class Rules  - 1 Day = 1 Assignment 
 

Lesson 1 – Directions and Rules

Day 1 - Handout Login/Logout and class rules

  

Typing  - 18 Weeks = 90 Assignments

 
Introduction to Typing

Lesson 2 -

Day 2-3 - Login Directions and Typing Games

  
Vocabulary - 18 Weeks = 18 Assignments 
 

Lesson 3 - Directions on Vocabulary Words

Day 4 – Introduction of Vocabulary Words

The Internet  - 1 Week = 5 Assignments

 

MPS Policy

Lesson 4

Day 5 - Article

Exploring the Internet

Lesson 5

Day 6 - page 391-397

Searching For Information

Lesson 6

Day 7 - page 398-406

Freedom of Information Act

Lesson 7

Day 8 - Article

E-Mail

Lesson 8

Day 9 - Attachments

   
Word Processing - 4 Weeks = 15 Assignments 

Writing Letters

Lesson 9 - pages 117-130

Day 10, WP-Contest, page 119-126

Day 10, WP-Lighting, page 128-129

Memos

Lesson 10 - pages 131- 140

Day 11, WP-Storytelling Day, page 131-138

Day 12, WP-Computers, page 138-139

Writing A One-Page Report

Lesson 3 - pages 141-149

Day 5, WP-Amazon, page 147

Day 6, WP-Hurricane, page 148

Improving Your Report

Lesson 4 – pages 150-160

Day 7, WP-Antarctica 1-2, page 151-158

Scratch

Day 8, WP-Lincoln, page 158-159

Word Processing Tools

Lesson 5 – pages 161-170

Day 9, WP-Cats, page 162-168

Day 10, WP-Egypt, page 168-169

Day 11, WP-Poe and PoeWork, page 169-170

Scratch

Multi-Page Report

Lesson 6 – pages 171-178

Day 12, WP-PaintOut, page 172-173

Day 13, WP-Automobile1, page 177-178

Organizing Long Report

Lesson 7 – page 179-187

Day 14, WP-Liberty 1, page 180-186

Day 15, WP-Titanic, page 186-187

Creating The Final Draft

Lesson 8 – page 188-197

Day 16, WP-Painters 2, page 191-192

  
Desktop Publishing - 4 Weeks = 9 Assignments 

Layout Option

Lesson 9 – page 198-203

Day 17, WP-Bonsai, page 198-201

Special Effects

Lesson 10 – page 204-213

Day 18, WP-SnowFlakes, page 205-211

Day 19, WP-TheMet, page 212-213

Using Clip Art And WordArt

Lesson 11 – page 214-224

Day 20, WP-Newton, page 215-222

Day 21, WP-CorinthCoine, page 223-224

Drawing In Word

Lesson 12 – page 225-236

Day 22, WP-StudentGov, page 226-230

Day 22, WP-RocketClub, page 225-234

Project Design

Lesson 13 – page 237-244

WP-Stars, page 238-239

WP-Winner, page 240-243

   

Spreadsheets - 3 Weeks = 10 Assignments

 

Spreadsheet Basic

Lesson 14 – page 246-257

SS-Tornado, page 247-254

SS-USPopulation, page 254-255

Editing A Worksheet

Lesson 15 – page 257-267

SS-Bumblebee, page 259-265

Formatting Worksheet Data

Lesson 16 – page 268-278

SS-FundRaising, page 272-276

SS-SolarSystem, page 277-278

Formulas And Functions

Lesson 17 – page 279-290

SS-CivilWar, page 280-288

SS-MtOlympus, page 289

Working With Large Worksheets

Lesson 18 – page 291-300

SS-Migration, page 291-297

SS-StreetFair, page 298-299

Charts And Design Elements

Lesson 19 – page 301-310

SS-Books, 303-309

   

Powerpoint – 4 Weeks = 9 Assignments

 

Working With Presentation

Lesson 20 – page 338-349

PP-TalentShow, page 341-348

PP-SlideBasics, page 348-349

PP-ThomasJefferson, page 349

Building Presentations

Lesson 21 – page 350-358

PP-Myth, page 358

Using Art, Tables, And Charts

Lesson 22 – page 359-371

PP-Plants and SS-Plants, page 360-369

PP-Population and SS-Population, page 369-371

Special Effect

Lesson 23 – page 372-379

PP-Volume, page 372-377

PP-Success and PP-ClipArt25, page 378-379

Presenting Your Work

Lesson 24 – page 380-389

PP-Deliver and WP-Notes, page 381-387

   

Publisher – 1 Weeks = 10 Assignments

 
 

Lesson

Day 38 Publication For Print

Day 39 Find And Replace

Day 40 Graphics Manager

Day 41 Background

Day 42 Front Schemes

Day 43 Layout Option

Day 44 Styles And Formatting

Day 45 Using Clip Art

  

Movie Maker – 4 Weeks = 20 Assignments

 
 

Lesson

Day 26 Capture Videos From Devices

Day 27 Import Video

Day 28 Import Pictures

Day 29 Import Audio And Music

Day 30 Video Effects

Day 31 Video Transitions

Day 32 Adding Titles And Credits

Day 33 Create A AutoMovie

Day 34 Save To CD

Day 35 Send To E-Mail, The Web And DV Camera

Day 36 Capture Videos