6th - 8th Grade
6th - 8th graders will be introduced or review the following areas in technology this year: Microsoft word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Publisher, computer maintenance, computer parts, using tool bar for word editing, Search Engines, Google Earth, Podcasting, Windows Movie Maker, How to cite resources, Google Sketch Up, using cameras and videos in multimedia presentations. Also, mandated by the state of Illinois, schools are to teach Internet Safety lessons. If you wish for your child not to receive instruction on internet safety, please let me or the office know.
http://www.spellingcity.com/ Great site to practice and review spelling words
http://fswriting.podomatic.com/ Our Podcast site
www.isafe.org internet safety curriculum
http://www.learningplanet.com/stu/kids3.asp The Learning Planet 6th Grade
Websites and Resources
http://www.palomar.edu/dsps/actc/mla/ MLA citation maker
http://www.kids-online.net/learn/c_n_l.html Learn about the Parts of a Computer
http://www.d11.org/mann/ComputerLiteracy/keyboarding.htm keyboarding games
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/on-line_ibm.htm How to... many topics from cleaning out files, defragging your computer and troubleshooting.
http://www.eduplace.com/tales/ Write Wacky Tales
http://www.aaamath.com/index.html Practice math skills by grade level