TECHNOLOGY

TUESDAY 8-11-15 DIGITAL FOOTPRINT

  1. Finish your digital footprint research. Find the shared slides in Google Classroom.
    1. 8-6-15 Digital Footprint Research
  2. Begin your Digital Footprint Project. Find the instructions in Google Classroom.
    1. 8-7-15 Digital Footprint Project
    2. Add group member  names & tasks to slide 1.
    3. Help your group member if you finished your task.
    4. The QR codes should be placed on their own slide and formatted to look like a poster with text.
  3. If you finish early, begin your typing lesson. Go to Typing club
    1. You will receive a grade on technique, not speed. (Are you using the correct fingers on the correct keys?)

WEDNESDAY 8-5-15 WORD CLOUD POSTERS

  1. CREATE YOUR WORD CLOUD POSTER
    • Add copyright friendly images to your finished Word Cloud Poster.
    • Share on our shared Google slides
  2. GET TO KNOW YOUR CLASSMATES: Find a poster that has content that you may relate to. Comment on that poster. Remember to T.H.I.N.K before commenting. (Is it true, helpful, inspiring, necessary, or kind)

MONDAY 8-3-15 PROFILE PIC & BLOG

  1. Log in to your school G-mail. Change your profile picture to a picture of you.
  2. Check that you have setup your blog & saved the link to your bookmarks bar.
    1. finish blog post from Friday.
  3. Login to Google classroom.
    1. Complete the practice activities to learn how to use Google Classroom.

 

THURSDAY 7-30-15 GETTING ORGANIZED

  1. Finish Opening day presentation & survey.
  2. Setup Google Accounts.CLICK FOR GOOGLE ACCOUNTS SETUP SHEET
  3. Join our Google classroom with this code: v6e3or
    1. Go to your profile and change the picture to a picture of you.
      • Click the drop-down by your email and click change photo.
  4. Setup Google Drive & Google Chrome
  5. FILE MANAGEMENT: Create folders on your H drive.
    1. Click for directions

7-29-15 WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL!

  1. Find Seats. Fill out Information Sheet.
  2. Go through introductory presentation. (Nearpod)
    1. Course Goals
    2. Google Classroom
    3. Log ins
    4. Classroom Procedures
    5. Class website
    6. Surveys
  3. Learn how to log in to the computers.
  4. Log in Direction Sheet: Log in to Google Classroom Join the class by entering your class code.
    • Username= first initial + middle initial+last name@student.nafcs.org
    • Password= same as school computer
    • Period 2 –v6e3or
  5. Change your profile picture to a picture of you.
    • Click the drop-down by your email and click change photo.

When you are finished, click here to practice your typing skills

Click here for Typing Games

WEDNESDAY 12-17-14 FINAL EXAM

2nd per – 8:26-9:31
5th per- 11:35-12:55

  1. 2nd Period – Take Final Exam.
    1. Log into Mybigcampus.com (Same user name & pw as school computer)
    2. click on school work on the left & click on the exam.
  2. Finish watching & voting on the cartoons.
  3. Finish late work & submit.

 

TUESDAY 12-16-14 EXCEL/PPT REVIEW

  1. Learn how to print in PowerPoint. Print handouts 6 per page.
  2. Discuss cyberbullying.
  3. Play Kahoot review game. Go to Kahoot.it
  4. Finish your How To & submit in Edmodo.
  5. Finish your Cartoon & subumit in Edmodo
  6. Watch Cartoons & vote on your favorite. (Winner will be featured online)
  1. For EC: Complete this EXCEL FINAL EXAM REVIEW (Complete on your own)Feel free to use your neighbor for help. (If you do not know an answer, 1. look it up, 2. use the help button, 3. ask a neighbor, 4. ask me)
    1. Be sure to complete all sheet tabs.
  2. PowerPoint Final Review Assignment.
    1. Click here for the PPT Final Rev. Assignment.
  3. Study excel by taking the EXCEL self check quizzes.
    Lesson 1   Lesson 2   Lesson 3   Lesson 4   Lesson 5

 

FRI-MON 12-12/12-15 How To Presentation

  1. Click to see How To REQUIREMENTS (Rubric)
    1. Today record your video & insert into your PowerPoint
    2. Custom slide design using SLIDE MASTER
    3. 3 layouts
    4. Images for each step
    5. Transitions & Animations
    6. Action Buttons

Review PowerPoint Term

Play Computer Genius for PPT Chapter 1
Complete the PPT Ch1 Crossword
Go through the PPT CH1 flash cards. (definition first)
Take the PPT CH1 practice test. (write down your score.)
Play the PPT CH1 Wheel of Terms

You may work on on your typing skills or you may create another animation in PowerPoint

 

THURSDAY 12-11-14 HOW TO PRESENTATION

  1.  WORK ON HOW TO:Click to see How To REQUIREMENTS (Rubric)
  2. Custom slide design using SLIDE MASTER
    1. Custom slide design (slide master)
    2. 3 layouts
    3. Specific Directions
    4. Images for each step (With effects)
    5. Transitions & Animations
    6. Link to Youtube
    7. Action buttons
    8. Header/footer
    9. Insert a video that you created into the PowerPoint

If you finish early, review PowerPoint Term

Play Computer Genius for PPT Chapter 1
Complete the PPT Ch1 Crossword
Go through the PPT CH1 flash cards. (definition first)
Take the PPT CH1 practice test. (write down your score.)
Play the PPT CH1 Wheel of Terms

You may work on on your typing skills or you may create another animation in PowerPoint

TUESDAY 12-9-14 HOW TO SLIDE DESIGN

  1. SUBMIT your slide master & holiday design in Edmodo.
  2. Choose a topic to research & create a “How To” slide show
    • (How to do a jumping Jack, How to save money, How to curl your hair, etc)
  3. Click to see REQUIREMENTS
  4. Click to see a sample How To presentation
    1. Create your CUSTOM slide master for your how to. It should have graphics that go along with the theme. Be sure you can read your text.
    2.  Enter your text first (follow the do’s & don’ts of PPT)
    3.   Insert a picture on each slide that demonstrates the steps. (Use a Youtube & the snipping tool to get pictures.)
    4. Add animations & transitions.
    5. Check your grading rubric to be sure you are including all of the requirements.
    6. -You need 3 layouts.

FRIDAY 12-5-14 ANIMATIONS- DIGI STORY

  1. Create an animated illustration (Cartoon)
    • no CLICKS (with or after previous)
    • Includes entrance, emphasis, motion path, & exit effects.
    • 15 effects
    • Transitions to next slide on its own
    • Add sound effects (Insert>audio or options under animation)
  2. Turn your cartoon or digital story into a movie.
  3. Add narration
    • File>Export>Create a Video>Use recorded timings & narrations>record timings & narrations> Click the arrow as you record
  4. Export as a movie
    • Click create video after you record your audio

 WED-THUR 12-3/12-4 ADVANCED ANIMATIONS.

  1. SUBMIT YOUR PowerPoint Do’s & Don’ts presentation.
  2. Finish & submit your Advanced  ANIMATION ASSIGNMENT
  3. Create an animated illustration (Cartoon)
    • no CLICKS (with or after previous)
    • Includes entrance, emphasis, motion path, & exit effects.
    • 15 effects
    • Transitions to next slide on its own
    • Add sound effects (Insert>audio or options under animation)
  4. If you finish early, create a second cartoon or add more detail to it
  5. Turn your cartoon or digital story into a movie.
    1. Add narration
      • File>Export>Create a Video>Use recorded timings & narrations>record timings & narrations> Click the arrow as you record
    2. Export as a movie
      • Click create video after you record your audio

TUESDAY 12-02-14 ANIMATION PRACTICE

  1. SUBMIT YOUR PowerPoint Do’s & Don’ts presentation.
  2. CLICK FOR ANIMATION ASSIGNMENT
  3. If you finish early, open a blank PowerPoint.
  4. ANIMATION CHALLENGE
    1. Winter: Can you animate a tree to shake & then the ornaments fall off?
    2. Spring:  Can you animate a (Cherry Blossom)tree to shake & then the flowers fall off?
      NO GAMES. If you are finished you may play Computer Apps review games or read through the Bagpiper
  5. Create a cartoon.
    – no CLICKS (with or after previous)
    – Includes entrance, emphasis, motion path, & exit effects.
    – Min of 10 Effects Click to see an example

WEDNESDAY 11-12-14 MOVIE IF FUNCTION

  1. Turn in Fastfood. Check Edmodo for any other assignments that are coming due.
  2.  Finish Movie Madness
    • Be sure you understand the IF function, Filtering, hyperlinks, & Formatting as a date.
    • Go through this as a class to be sure we completed all parts
    • Submit both into EDMODO
  3. You may work on homework from another class if you finish early.

FRIDAY 10-31-14 FORMAT DATA

  1. Open your coffee shop data sheet.
  2. Review screen parts.
  3. Check that you emailed your PBL to the company.
  4. Learn how to format, sort, & analyze data in Excel.
    • Format your sheet using borders & fill colors.
    •  Use wrap text on row 3 & make row 3 taller.
    •  Adjust the column width to better fit the data.
    • Rename Sheet Tab
    • Learn how to freeze columns
    • Align Data center bottom
    • Learn to delete unused rows. (right click on row header)
    • Insert Rows
    • Learn how to add a filter & sort columns
    • Sum  & Average your data
    • Format dollar figures as currency
    • Learn to create charts of the data (Insert >chart)
    • Learn to create charts that will let you compare several columns of data.
    • Format your charts with colors & titles
    •  Using your charts, analyze your data. Why did you make more money on some days than others?
    • Check that you have turned in ALL excel files. (Screen Parts)
    • Watch this video & answer the questions that follow

THURSDAY 10-30-14 COFFEE DATA

  1. Email your PBL and CC me( kbratcher@nafcs.k12.in.us)
  2.  Get back with your partner from the Coffee shop game.
  3. Open your Coffee Data Sheet. If you did not get to complete the game, Try to play for at least 10 days total.

WEDNESDAY 10-29-14 Coffee Shop -Make up

Most of the class was missing due to PSAT

  1. Finish & Submit your Excel Screenparts
  2. Edit your PBL & email it the company.  CC me( kbratcher@nafcs.k12.in.us)
  3.  Get back with your partner from the Coffee shop game.
  4. Open your Coffee Data Sheet. If you did not get to complete the game, Try to play for at least 10 days total.

 TUESDAY 10-28-14 COFFEE SHOP- DATA ENTRY

  1. Review APA. Format the 2ND two pages of this document in APA formatting. Use this file for help
    • Body Page
    • References
  2. Submit your Screen parts in Edmodo
  3. Get with a partner. Each partner will be working on a computer.
    1. One partner will be entering data while the other partner will play the game.You may rotate jobs as frequently as you would like.
    2. Partner A open the data sheet Data Sheet (Open and save this file. One partner should fill this form out while you play)
    3. Partner B – Open the coffee shop game. (Works in Google Chrome)

MONDAY 10-27-14 Intro to Excel

  1. Review APA. Format the first two pages of this document in APA formatting. Use this file for help
    • Title Page
    • Abstract
    • Headers (check off different first page)
  2. Introduction to Excel. Label the parts of the screen.
    Click for cheat Sheet
    2. Complete the following activity to familiarize yourself with terms used in excel
    http://static.animoto.com/swf/w.swf?w=swf/vp1&e=1331566389&f=lk6Y8twDo9UEX7aqgQJQGA&d=62&m=a&r=240p&volume=&i=m&options=

FRIDAY 10-23-14 Cyberbully Sketches

  1. CLICK FOR CYBERBULLYING ARTICLE
  2. Finish your 3rd sketch. This sketch should cover the solutions to Cyberbullying. You should illustrate at least 4 of the solutions mentioned.
  3. Use the sticky boards below to get ideas for sketches. Add your sketches to the proper  board.
  4. Insert your sketches into Word. (One Sketch per Page)
    1. Print in color (Lex c510)
    2. Hang in the hall

THURSDAY 10-23-14 CYBERBULLYING

  1. CLICK FOR CYBERBULLYING ARTICLE
  2. Using an online sketchpad, create a sketch that represents the items mentioned on the first pageof the article. Snip your sketch and add it to the appropriate Linoit board below.
  3. Read page 2 of the article. Create a sketch that represents the main points of this page. Snip the sketch and add it to the appropriate board below.
  4. Do this for page 3-4 as well.
  5. Use the sticky boards below to get ideas for sketches. Add your sketches to the proper  board.

WEDNESDAY 10-22-14 Researching Cyberbullying

  1. CLICK FOR CYBERBULLYING ARTICLE
    • Skim the headings of the article
    • Read the first page of the article.
  2. Using an online sketchpad, create a sketch that represents the items mentioned on the first page of the article. Snip your sketch and add it to the appropriate Linoit board below.
  3. Read page 2 of the article. Create a sketch that represents the main points of this page. Snip the sketch and add it to the appropriate board below.
  4. Do this for page 3 as well.
  5. Research Cyberbullying as a class. (NETIQUETTE RULES APPLY) http://definetheline.ca/dtl/

TUESDAY 10-21-14 APA FORMAT

CA 3.2.1     Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. (Together as a class) Learn how to  format a report in APA style
    1. APA formatting instructions simplified
    2. APA formatting instructions detailed
  2. Engagement: Assign each student a portion of an APA report. Have them get up and move to the proper place in the room to set up a properly formatted APA report. (pg#, title, body, abstract, references)
  3. (On your own) Complete Make it Right
    1. CLICK for Make it Right instructions
    2. CLICK for DATA FILE

MONDAY 10-20-14 BULLYING

  1. Bullying Lesson
  2. As you are waiting for your classmates to finish the video, work on floydcentral.typingclub.com
    1. Your next typing score will be for improvement in speed and accuracy. Work to improve speed and accuracy.

FRIDAY 9-26-14 TRAVEL BROCHURE

CA 3.2.1     Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Check EDMODO to see your grades and due dates.
    • Turn in late work. (weather.docx & Cellphone.docx)
  2. Review columns, column breaks, shading, and square text wrapping.
  3. Finish Travel Brochure.  Click for Brochure Directions
    • Submit in Edmodo

THURSDAY 9-25-14 TRAVEL BROCHURE

  1. Check EDMODO to see your grades and due dates.
    • Turn in work. (weather.docx)
  2. Learn how to change the orientation, create columns, justify text, Format titles & headings, choose a theme & color scheme, add column breaks, text wrapping, picture effects, smartart, tables, and custom bullets. Open this file to practice creating a brochure. 
  3. Create a Travel Brochure.  Click for Brochure Directions

FRIDAY 9-19-14 Make-Up Day

  1. Review text effects, Drag & Drop, & line spacing
  2. Engagement: Live demo of text wrap with students.
  3. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
    • Submit your Formatting font, & formatting Character files at the same time.
  4. FLYER 1: Share in padlet, post on blog, submit in Edmodo, print & post in school.
  5. FLYER # 2: Finish Science flyer
    1. Share on the Science Padlet. Step 11 in Blendspace. (I will send this link to the science teachers)
    2. Submit in Edmodo
  6. If you finish early, work on your home row skills. Have me grade them. floydcentral.typingclub.com
  7. Work on homework from another class.

THURSDAY 9-18-14 SCIENCE FLYER

  1. Review text box, fill effects, text-wrap, & shading.
  2. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
    • Submit your Formatting font, & formatting Character files at the same time.
  3. FLYER 1: Share in padlet, post on blog, submit in Edmodo, print & post in school.
  4. FLYER # 2: Choose one of the sample flyers I provided, and re-create it using one of the academic events I have listed under step 10.
    1. Snip the flyer you are replicating & paste in Word
    2. Re-create the flyer using the science info.
    3. Be sure to include a call to action & an incentive.
    4. Share on the Science Padlet. Step 11 in Blendspace. (I will send this link to the science teachers)
    5. Submit in Edmodo

WEDNESDAY 9-17-14 Science Flyer

  1. Review borders, shading, text-align, text effects, indents.
  2. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
    • Submit your Formatting font, & formatting Character files at the same time.
  3. Finish your first flyer.Click for directions. (created in blendspace)
    1. Step 8: Share your flyer on padlet wall
    2. Step 9: Publish your flyer to your blog, print your flyer in color, promote at the bagpiper online.
  4. Choose one of the sample flyers I provided, and re-create it using one of the academic events I have listed under step 10.
    1. Step in 10 Blendspace Lesson
    2. Submit in Edmodo
    3. Share the Word file Step 11 in Blendspace. (I will send this link to the science teachers)

TUESDAY 9-16-14 FLYERS DAY 2

  1. Review borders, shading, background image, WordArt, & text wrapping.
  2. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
    • Submit your Formatting font, & formatting Character files at the same time.
  3. Finish your first flyer.Click for directions. (created in blendspace)
    1. Step 6 in Blendspace: Finish creating your flyer.
    2. Step 8: Share your flyer
    3. Step 9: Publish your flyer to your blog, print your flyer in color, promote at the bagpiper online.
  4. Choose one of the sample flyers I provided, and re-create it using one of the academic events I have listed under step 10.
    1. Step in 10 Blendspace Lesson

MONDAY 9-15-14 CH1 FLYERS IN WORD 2013

CA 3.2.1-Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition. CA 3.2.3-Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e., delete, cut/copy/paste, format painter, undo/redo, repeat, and paste special.

  1. Review line spacing, margins, bullets, Borders, & Shading.
  2. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
  3. Learn how to create flyers in Word 2013
    1. Click for directions. (created in blendspace)

FRIDAY 9-12-14 MAKE-UP DAY

  1. Check Edmodo progress button. Have you submitted all of your files. Do you have any notifications? Click on all of them.
  2. Click to open the directions for the SCREENCAST in Blendspace 
  3. STEP 2: Find your video & adjust the settings
    1. Go to my channel and then the video manager to find your video.
    2. Adjust the settings as desired.
    3. Click SHARE> EMBED> copy the code
  4. STEP 3: Embed the url to your tutorial video in a new blog post.
    1. Open your BLOG. You should have ONE blog with 3 posts.
    2. Add text that explains to the world what your video is about and why they should watch it.
  5. STEP 5: Share your video on our padlet wall under the proper category.
  6. STEP 6: Watch at least two classmate’s videos over topics that you are less familiar with..
  7. STEP 7: FINISH YOUR TECHNICAL WRITING ASSIGNMENT
    1. Open your blog.
    2. Edit or create the post for this assignment.
    3. Insert your edited photo.
    4. Write in DETAIL how you created the poster. (what & how)
    5. Be sure to introduce the post so that the people reading it know why you wrote it.
  8. Print your Poster to the Lex C510
  9. TYPING: Have your home row graded.
    1. Continue working on lessons in floydcentral.typingclub.com
    2. Remember, I am assessing your use of home row. Do not look at the keys.

THURSDAY 9-11-14 Screencast Tutorials

  1. Vote for staff of the month. Choose ONE person.
  2. Check Edmodo progress button. Have you submitted all of your files. Do you have any notifications? Click on all of them.
  3. GOAL: Create your own YouTube Channel with Word Tutorial Videos.
    • Demonstrate your understanding of Word skills by creating tutorial videos to share with the world.
  4. Click to open the directions from Blendspace 
  5. STEP 1: Record your screencast tutorial. Check the rubric in blendspace 1st.
  6. STEP 2: Publish the video to YouTube.
    1. Go to my channel and then the video manager to find your video.
    2. Adjust the settings as desired.
  7. STEP 3: Embed the url to your tutorial video in a new blog post.
    1. Add text that explains to the world what your video is about and why they should watch it.
  8. STEP 5: Share your video on our padlet wall under the proper category.
  9. STEP 6: Watch at least two classmate’s videos.

WEDNESDAY 9-10-14 Create a YouTube Tutorial Video

  1. GOAL: Create your own YouTube Channel with Tutorial Videos.
  2. Sign up for your skill. (1 person per skill until they all fill up)

http://padlet.com/embed/v3yqnmj2xcce

https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/ggKJxJ6h5c7XSw/digi-formatting-font-characters?feature=embed

TUESDAY 9-9-14 Formatting Font, Paragraphs, & Characters

DCT-4.1 Use common editing and formatting functions, including automatic tools.

  1. Review Line Spacing & Margins
  2. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
  3.  Formatting Font & Characters in Word 2013
    1. CLICK for Formatting Font Assignment
    2. CLICK for Formatting Paragraphs & Characters Assignment
    3. SUBMIT IN EDMODO. (BOTH FILES)
  4. Check that you have finished & submitted your blog post with the poster inserted.
    1. To receive an A, you need to have written technical language that is so descriptive that your poster could be re-created without you in the room.
    2. Did you introduce the purpose of your post.
    3. Did you use a creative, attention getting title.
    4. Did you proof read your post.
    5. SUBMIT THE URL TO YOUR BLOG. (It should have two posts now)
  5. If you finish early:
    •  Check that you have CORRECTLY submitted all work
    • Check that you wrote a thorough blog post.
    • Have me score your home row.
    • Finish typing lessons in floydcentral.typingclub.com

MONDAY 9-8-14 Make-Up Day

9.10.WT.6 Use technology, including the internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products.

  1. Pair & Share: Demonstrate your favorite feature learned in your favorite editing program for your partner. Report out to the class.
  2. Review layer photos as a class.
  3. Finish your promotional or motivational poster. (Rubric & directions on step 9 of blendspace lesson)
  4. Share your image on our group padlet. (step 14 of blendspace lesson)
  5. Create a blog post that includes your poster and a description of the technical process. (Step 15 of blendspace lesson)
    1. Write in complete sentences. Remember to introduce the post so the world knows what you are talking about. You are writing this for others to see, not just me.
  6. Work on typing skills. Have me grade your home row if you are ready.

FRIDAY 9-5-14 BLOG POST

9.10.WT.6 Use technology, including the internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products.

  1. Click for detailed instructions for our Photo editing unit. (created in Blendspace)
  2. Finish your promotional or motivational poster. (Rubric & directions on step 9 of blendspace lesson)
  3. Share your image on our group padlet. (step 14 of blendspace lesson)
  4. Create a blog post that includes your poster and a description of the technical process. (Step 15 of blendspace lesson)
  5. Work on typing skills. Have me grade your home row if you are ready.

TUESDAY 9-2-14 Formatting Pictures

DCT-7.1 Import and export digital audio, video and images. DCT-7.2 Modify digital images using editing functions.
  1. Check your grades. (Progress tab)
  2. Submit  Map.docx & intro to shapes in Google Classroom.
  3. TODAY: ENHANCING PHOTOS IN WORD 2013
  4. Learn how to take, import, & edit photos.

https://www.blendspace.com/lessons/g_RbupL0XawAWA/?feature=embed

Assignment List

Current Tech Proficiency Assignments

  • Word Document 1-Word Art, Clipart, single paragraph document.
  • Word Document 2-Cyber Safety Mini-course (Gaggle), 2 paragraph summary
  • Word Document 3-Brochure from a template in Word
  • Word Document 4-Brochure starting with no template
  • Word Document 5-Prom 2014 Poster
  • Word Document 6-Instructional Word Document (4-5 steps with 2 screen capture images)
  • Word Document 7-Instructional Word Document (10+ steps with screenshots)
  • PowerPoint 1-A presentation using information from Word Document 7.
  • Word Document 8-Compare/Contrast Prezi and PowerPoint (3 or more +/-)
    • Prepare a Word Document #8 that compares/contrasts Prezi and PowerPoint. A minimum of three (3) examples and detailed explanations must be provided to support your decision.
    • Email your document via Gaggle to me (you know how to do this).
    • Once done, and if there’s time left in class, work on and turn in any missing work. Up-to-date grade sheets and assignments are posted on the front-left wall of the classroom.
  • Survey Monkey 1-Create a 5 question survey using Survey Monkey
    • Complete the following survey:
    • http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/V6D5FHC
    • Once completed, visit Surveymonkey.com to create an account.  Once your account is created, create your own 5 question survey on a topic of your choice.  During the selection of your topic and questions, please keep in mind that your survey must be of good standing and reflect a positive message.
    • Share your survey link via Gaggle to my Gaggle email.
  • Word Document 9-Survey Monkey #1 results/summary and “why” the results came out the way they did.
  • PowerPoint 2-Create a ppt using the data, results, summaries, “why’s” of your survey #1 with screenshots and your artistic creativity added.
  • Survey Monkey 2-Create a 10 question (or add 5 to your survey #1) survey related to a single topic using more relevant questions.
  • Word Document 10- Create a report with the following items in it:
    • Are the responses to your Survey Monkey #2 relevent to current society?
    • Why/why not?
    • Provide examples/links to support your findings to each of your survey items.
    • Due 4/30/13.
  • WordPress Website Project-This has been an on-going project for the last two-weeks.  Please see our home page (mryamato.wordpress.com) for details.

Advance Computer Applications

5.1.2 Use advanced searching Technique using Internet/intranet search engines. 5.1.3 Evaluate and select several resources from a variety of information sources by reviewing each author’s credentials, perspective, or bias; validate the accuracy of information based on multiple audiences

  1. Check the progress tab in Edmodo to see what late assignments you have.
  1. Get a pass to come in during study hall to finish late work.
  • Finish your Tech Poster and submit in Edmodo.
  • Learn how to search for information online, add favorites, and evaluate a site for effectiveness.
  • Click here to complete the Advanced Searching Assignment
  1. Open you tech presentation. Make any changes, corrections, or additions.
  2. Meet with the classmate that has your same topic. Decide what info you will be sharing with the class.
  3. Share your topic with the class.
  1. As topics are presented, students should add an additional fact to their tech handbook fact sheet. (That is now 2 facts per topic)
  • Submit the poster and the tech handbook review sheet in Edmodo. (Reminder: All assignments are due 7 days from the date the assignment was started.)

1.1.1,1.1,5,1.1.6, 1.1.8, 2.1, 2.1.3, 2.1.5, 5.1.2, 5.1.3.CAA 2.1.3 Apply an understanding of plagiarism and fair use; respect copyright laws of information producers such as authors and artists, including website developers.

  1. Finish filling out your Techhandbook form Click for the assignment on the technology handbook
  2. Choose one of the topics from the handbook. You will create a flyer that will be posted in the room.
    • The flyer should contain SMARTART with tips or info from your page,
    • WordArt, ClipArt, shapes, & a page border.
    • Group at least two objects on your flyer.
    • You will be graded on the appearance, so be sure to consider your color choices & placements.
    • You will also be graded on the info you choose to place in your flyer.
    • Text should be relevant & should be easy to read.
  3. For examples, look at the blue bulleting board on the left side of the room.

I will print & blow up several of your posters.

CAA 2.1.3 Apply an understanding of plagiarism and fair use; respect copyright laws of information producers such as authors and artists, including website developers. Apply an understanding of the interaction and interdependence between humans and technology.

  1. Today we will learn about online resources as well as dangers of the internet.
  2. You will be assigned one of the topics from the handbook. You will create a flyer that will be posted in the room.
    • The flyer should contain SMARTART with tips or info from your page,
    • WordArt, ClipArt, shapes, & a page border.
    • Group at least two objects on your flyer.
    • You will be graded on the appearance, so be sure to consider your color choices & placements.
    • You will also be graded on the info you choose to place in your flyer.
 CAA 1.1.8 Compare and contrast the use of and the difference between temporary memory (RAM), permanent memory (ROM), and storage. CAA 3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents.
  1. Finish yesterday’s print ad
  2. Submit Ad to Edmodo

CAA 3.1.3 Apply appropriate use of editing tools to meet industry standards.

  1. Submit your Behavioral poster in Edmodo.
  2. Finish your Animoto & submit in Edmodo.
  3. Design a print ad about yourself using Word.

  • Your ad will be a full page ad that would be printed in a magazine. Be sure to promote yourself. Click to see an example of the Print Ad
  • Insert a picture of yourself. (if you do not have a picture today use a pic of someone else that you find on the web)
  • If you know how to, use the following features: re-sizing, scaling, cropping, & changing brightness and contrast. I will be looking to see that you have attempted to incorporate these skills somewhere. Use wordart, tables, & shapes.
  1. Check to see that you joined Edmodo
  2. Finish your behavioral poster & submit in Edmodo. (Requirements: WordArt Title, 5 sentences, 4 pictures, formatting)
  3. Sign up for Animoto.
    Enter the this promo code. a4ebrat6cc266
  4. Create a video about yourself. Include the following
      1. Your Name. (You can do first name & last initial
      2. Hobbies or interests – with relevant pic
      3. Good friends or Favorite actors, athletes, or musician
      4. Future goal
      5. Favorite quote (School appropriate)
      6. Your motto

Save your video and post to our class edmodo page

Sample Video Project

Video about me

  1. Go over Syllabus
  2. Look through class website.
  3. Sign up for Edmodo. Click I am a Student and use this code. ucyhfh
  4. Take behavioral quiz. Tally score & click here to figure what type best fits your characteristics.
  5. Open word
  1. Use WordArt to display your behavioral type and your name. Place this at the top of the page
  2. write a short paragraph explaining why you believe you are a director, socializer, relater, or thinker. If you fall into two categories explain this as well. (5 Sentences min)
  3. Go online and find pictures that illustrate your behavioral type. Paste the pictures into word in any fashion that you would like. (4 pics min)
  4. Adjust the theme & color scheme

1. Turn on clicker & log in with your student ID # (found in your planner)

TUESDAY 2-25-14 MAGAZINE SPREAD

CAA 3.2.3 Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e. dividing page, making sections

SKILLS: sidebar, pull quote, watermark, styles, drop cap, shapes, themes.

  1. Save your template as a template & submit.
  2. We will be creating a two page spread in a magazine over a topic of your choice. We will use new skills learned in class to complete this project.
    • Your spread should look just like the sample in the directions.
  3. TODAY: Open your template. Save as a Word document. Use today’s date & magazine as the title.
    • Choose a topic
    • Find Pictures for your topic
    • Find information on your topic
    • Add info and pictures to your template.
    • Sizes, fonts, and placements should NOT change.

CAA 3.2.3 Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e. dividing page, making sections

SKILLS: sidebar, pull quote, watermark, styles, drop cap, shapes, themes.

  1. Finish creating your template. Save the template as a template not a word document.
  2. We will be creating a two page spread in a magazine over a topic of your choice. We will use new skills learned in class to complete this project.
  3. Your spread should look just like one in the directions.
  4. If there is text in the example, then there should be text in your spread.
  5. If there is a picture or shape in the example, then you should have one that is the same size, in the same place.
  1. Reading Activity: Use the internet to help you find the answers to the STYLE & TEMPLATE QUESTIONS. Click here
  2. We will be creating a two page spread in a a topic of your choice. We will use new skills learned in class to complete this project.
  1. CLICK FOR MAGAZINE SPREAD DIRECTIONS.
  2. Learn how to create a custom template
  3. Create a magazine layout & save it as a template.
  4. Choose a topic of interest.
  5. Go online & gather information on your topic. (Copy and paste the text you need into a Word document)
  6. Gather the needed images & paste them into your research sheet.(the Word document)
  7. Format your page (Add text box, shapes, background pattern, dropcaps, etc) 1st & then copy over the information& text.

CAA 3.2.3 Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e. dividing page, making sections

  1. Add your form to your smile & click. Submit in Edmodo
  2. Reading Activity: Use the internet to help you find the answers to the STYLE & TEMPLATE QUESTIONS. Click here
  3. We will be creating a two page spread in a a topic of your choice. We will use new skills learned in class to complete this project.
  1. CLICK FOR MAGAZINE SPREAD DIRECTIONS.
  2. Learn how to create a custom template
  3. Create a magazine layout & save it as a template.
  4. Choose a topic of interest.
  5. Go online & gather information on your topic. (Copy and paste the text you need into a Word document)
  6. Gather the needed images & paste them into your research sheet.(the Word document)
  7. Format your page (Add text box, shapes, background pattern, dropcaps, etc) 1st & then copy over the information& text.

3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Check your grades in Edmodo
  2. Check your grades in Edmodo. Have you submitted all late work? The following people need to come in during study hall, before school, after school, or during lunch. You can also complete late work at home. I do not accept work past the 7 day mark.
  3. Review Skills:
    • Partner A teach partner B how to create a custom style on your table & add it to the gallery
    • Partner B teach partner A how to use the quick parts gallery & save a selection to the gallery.
    • As a class we will review how to nest a table, create form fields, group objects, add items to the quickparts gallery.

Reminders:

  • Be sure you have mini versions of your pictures.
  • Divide pics with a line using shapes.
  • Include a nested table with styles
  • Label pictures. (Ex: Four 5×7′s)
  • Create a custom header & add it to your quickparts gallery.
  • Create form at the bottom & insert form fields. (File>Options>Customize Ribbon> Check off Developer)

Save your smile & click.

3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
    • Check your grades in Edmodo. Have you submitted all late work? If not, you need to come in during study hall, before school, after school, or during lunch. You can also complete late work at home.
  2. Open your Smile & Click
    • Learn how to create a custom style on your table & add it to the gallery
    • Learn how to create a custom header and add it to the quick parts gallery.
    • Learn how to create form fields.

Reminders:

  • Be sure you have mini versions of your pictures.
  • Divide pics with a line using shapes.
  • Label pictures. (Ex: Four 5×7′s)
  • Create a custom header & add it to your quickparts gallery.
  • Create form at the bottom & insert form fields

Save your smile & click.

3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.
shortened periods

  1. Check your grades in Edmodo. Have you submitted all late work? The following people need to come in during study hall, before school, after school, or during lunch. You can also complete late work at home. I do not accept work past the 7 day mark.
    • DUE TODAY: Intro Word Quiz -Beth, Isabella, Kaylie, & Tiffany
    • DUE TODAY: Table Quiz- Beth, Isabella, & Tiffany
    • DUE TODAY- Formatting Pictures: Isabella, Tiffany, Brandon, & Isaac.
    • DUE TODAY: Enhancing Document Questions. Tiffany, Taylor, & Isabella
    • Due 2-20: Lead Out Assignment from yesterday.
  2. Go over Styles assignment. Practice as a class.
  3. Learn how to create forms and mini pictures.
  4. Click here to open your Smile & Click Form assignment
    • Be sure you have mini versions of your pictures.
    • Divide pics with a line using shapes.
    • Label pictures. (Ex: Four 5×7′s)
    • Create a custom header & add it to your quickparts gallery.
    • Create form at the bottom & insert form fields. Save your smile & click.

caa3.2.2 Apply word-processing formatting skills, i.e., styles, table of contents

  1. Check your grades in Edmodo. Be sure you have turned in past due assignments.
    • Turn in Intro to Word Quiz
    • Finish & Submit Lead Out Assignment (Sidebars, Quotes, Shading, & borders)
  2. Learn how to create custom styles. Click for Assignment
  3. Next Project:

Save & Submit through EDMODO

3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such watermarks, editing clipart, 3-D, grouping/ungrouping

  1. Read through Review Sheet.
  2. Take the application portion of the test & submit in EDMODO
  3. Answer the review questions in Edmodo.
  4. Complete the Lead Out Enhancing Documents Assignment. (Pull Quotes, Sidebars, linking text boxes, shading, and borders)

CAA 3.1.3 Apply appropriate use of editing tools to meet industry standards.

  1. Take the Table Quiz
  2. Finish your Editing Graphics online project.
  3. Be sure you have submitted your TABLE REVIEW, Table Activity 2, CAREER BROCHURE, and GRAPHICS IN WORD & ONLINE GRAPHICS.
  4. Answer the Review Questions. You may use the internet to help you find answers.
  5. When you are finished. Go over the study guide.
    • Add the elements to the study guide.

After completing ALL of the above, you may work in picmonkey, http://www.fotoflexer,http://www.iaza.com
You may also work on homework from another class.
NO GAMES OR WEB SURFING. Your internet will be shut down if you are seen on any unauthorized sites.

TUESDAY 5-21-13- Final Review

  1. Check that your grades are correct.
  2. Have mistakes fixed.
  3. Finish final reviews.

11:49-12:29

MONDAY 1-20-14 INTERNET RESOURCES

5.1.2 Use advanced searching Technique using Internet/intranet search engines. 5.1.3 Evaluate and select several resources from a variety of information sources by reviewing each author’s credentials, perspective, or bias; validate the accuracy of information based on multiple audiences

  1. Check the progress tab in Edmodo to see what late assignments you have.
  1. Get a pass to come in during study hall to finish late work.
  • Finish your Tech Poster and submit in Edmodo.
  • Learn how to search for information online, add favorites, and evaluate a site for effectiveness.
  • Click here to complete the Advanced Searching Assignment
  1. Open you tech presentation. Make any changes, corrections, or additions.
  2. Meet with the classmate that has your same topic. Decide what info you will be sharing with the class.
  3. Share your topic with the class.
  1. As topics are presented, students should add an additional fact to their tech handbook fact sheet. (That is now 2 facts per topic)
  • Submit the poster and the tech handbook review sheet in Edmodo. (Reminder: All assignments are due 7 days from the date the assignment was started.)

1.1.1,1.1,5,1.1.6, 1.1.8, 2.1, 2.1.3, 2.1.5, 5.1.2, 5.1.3.CAA 2.1.3 Apply an understanding of plagiarism and fair use; respect copyright laws of information producers such as authors and artists, including website developers.

  1. Finish filling outyour Techhandbook form Click for the assignment on the technology handbook
  2. Choose one of the topics from the handbook. You will create a flyer that will be posted in the room.
    • The flyer should contain SMARTART with tips or info from your page,
    • WordArt, ClipArt, shapes, & a page border.
    • Group at least two objects on your flyer.
    • You will be graded on the appearance, so be sure to consider your color choices & placements.
    • You will also be graded on the info you choose to place in your flyer.
    • Text should be relevant & should be easy to read.
  3. For examples, look at the blue bulleting board on the left side of the room.

I will print & blow up several of your posters.

CAA 2.1.3 Apply an understanding of plagiarism and fair use; respect copyright laws of information producers such as authors and artists, including website developers. Apply an understanding of the interaction and interdependence between humans and technology.

  1. Today we will learn about online resources as well as dangers of the internet.
  2. You will be assigned one of the topics from the handbook. You will create a flyer that will be posted in the room.
    • The flyer should contain SMARTART with tips or info from your page,
    • WordArt, ClipArt, shapes, & a page border.
    • Group at least two objects on your flyer.
    • You will be graded on the appearance, so be sure to consider your color choices & placements.
    • You will also be graded on the info you choose to place in your flyer.

CAA 1.1.8 Compare and contrast the use of and the difference between temporary memory (RAM), permanent memory (ROM), and storage. CAA 3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents.

  1. Finish yesterday’s print ad
  2. Submit Ad to Edmodo

CAA 3.1.3 Apply appropriate use of editing tools to meet industry standards.

  1. Submit your Behavioral poster in Edmodo.
  2. Finish your Animoto & submit in Edmodo.
  3. Design a print ad about yourself using Word.

  • Your ad will be a full page ad that would be printed in a magazine. Be sure to promote yourself. Click to see an example of the Print Ad
  • Insert a picture of yourself. (if you do not have a picture today use a pic of someone else that you find on the web)
  • If you know how to, use the following features: re-sizing, scaling, cropping, & changing brightness and contrast. I will be looking to see that you have attempted to incorporate these skills somewhere. Use wordart, tables, & shapes.
  1. Check to see that you joined Edmodo
  2. Finish your behavioral poster & submit in Edmodo. (Requirements: WordArt Title, 5 sentences, 4 pictures, formatting)
  3. Sign up for Animoto.
    Enter the this promo code. a4ebrat6cc266
  4. Create a video about yourself. Include the following
      1. Your Name. (You can do first name & last initial
      2. Hobbies or interests – with relevant pic
      3. Good friends or Favorite actors, athletes, or musician
      4. Future goal
      5. Favorite quote (School appropriate)
      6. Your motto

Save your video and post to our class edmodo page

Sample Video Project

Video about me

  1. Go over Syllabus
  2. Look through class website.
  3. Sign up for Edmodo. Click I am a Student and use this code. ucyhfh
  4. Take behavioral quiz. Tally score & click here to figure what type best fits your characteristics.
  5. Open word
  1. Use WordArt to display your behavioral type and your name. Place this at the top of the page
  2. write a short paragraph explaining why you believe you are a director, socializer, relater, or thinker. If you fall into two categories explain this as well. (5 Sentences min)
  3. Go online and find pictures that illustrate your behavioral type. Paste the pictures into word in any fashion that you would like. (4 pics min)
  4. Adjust the theme & color scheme

11:49-12:54 (65 MIN)

1. Turn on clicker & log in with your student ID # (found in your planner)

  1. Check that your grades are correct.
  2. Have mistakes fixed.
  3. Finish final reviews.

11:49-12:29

  1. Turn in your about me
  2. Be sure you have submitted your Word Final Exam Review
  3. Click to complete Excel Final Exam Review
  1. Be sure to complete ALL tabs
  1. Turn in your about me
  2. Open your Word Review
    • Go through the second half as a class.
  3. Click to complete Excel Final Exam Review
  1. Finish & submit your About me.
  2. Have me save it on a flash drive.
  3. Watch the last few presentations
  4. Complete Word Final Exam Review.
  5. Grade Word Final Exam review as a class.
  1. Finish & submit your About me.
  2. Have me save it on a flash drive.
  3. Complete Word Final Exam Review.
  1. Be sure you have submitted ALL of your late work. Submit your PPT presentation 1st.
  2. Finish your About Me & submit in Edmodo.
  3. I will send a flash drive around to save your PowerPoints.
  4. We still have 8 days of school & I expect that you all continue to work hard. The only programs that you should be on are Word, PowerPoint, or Access. The only sites you should be on are Edmodo or mrsbratcher.com.
  5. Begin Word Final Exam Review.
  1. Watch videos.
  2. If you have not finished or submitted your About me, do so now.
  3. We will watch the About Me presentations on Monday & Tuesday
  1. Is everything animated on ALL slides (NO CLICKS)
  2. Have you added music & made it play across all slides
  3. Have you made each slide advance automatically? (Transition tab)
  4. Have you added an effect to each picture?
  5. Are there pictures in your family tree?
  6. Have you inserted your picture slide show movie that plays automatically?
  7. Do you have credits?
  8. Have you printed handouts. (office button>publish>handouts)
  9. Click to take self check quiz
  10. Click to take self check quiz for lesson 2

Pictures are DUE today. Have them open so I can check you off. (-2 letter grades if missing)
Today add all pictures to your show. Pictures should be on every slide.
1. Add an effect to EVERY picture.
2. Add an animaton to EVERY pictures. (They should start with or after previous)

  1. Open your About me Presentation.
    • Try to rip some music from Youtube or copy a song from your computer to your flash drive or email. (You can do this at home too)
    • Add text to ALL slides
    • Insert Pictures on all of your slides
    • Add Transitions
    • Adjust the timing (remove clicks)
    • Add your music to play across slides.

You will lose:

  • 1 letter grade for not having your own custom music that fits the presentation (Rip from Youtube using flv2mp3.com or save on a flash drive )
  • 2 letter grades for not having your own pictures.
  • You will lose 1 letter grade for not being prepared & having the materials needed on the specified days

THURSDAY 5-2-13 Chart Animation

  1. Learn how to Animate chart data. Complete Step by Step 6.9 pg 47
  2. Open your About me Presentation.
    • Go to the slide master & adjust the design & colors.
    • Add images to your family tree. Paste them into the smartart box.
    • Try to rip some music from Youtube or copy a song from your computer to your flash drive or email. (You can do this at home too)
    • Find a song on Youtube
    • Convert to Mp3 using this site. http://www.flv2mp3.com
    • Save to your H drive/ acapps folder/ ppt folder.

You will lose:

  • 1 letter grade for not having your own custom music that fits the presentation (Rip from Youtube using mediaconverter.org or save on a flash drive )
  • 2 letter grades for not having your own pictures.
  • You will lose 1 letter grade for not being prepared & having the materials needed on the specified days

ESDAY 5-1-13 SmartArt & Family Tree

  1. Learn about SmartArt & links.
    • Open Coasting file & this TERMS.DOCX file. Complete Step by step 5.7
  2. ABOUT ME PRESENTATION (Test Score)
    • Open your About Me Presentation. Go to the Family Tree Slide
    • Insert SmartArt. Fill in the family info. Add pictures. Adjust colors.
  3. Try to rip some music from Youtube. http://www.mediaconverter.org or any other converter that works.
  4. Customize slide design. (Slide Master)
  5. Learn how to insert SmartArt for Family Tree
    • Add hyperlinks to some of the names that take you to a relevant site
  6. Begin filling in information on each slide

(You will lose 1 letter grade for not having your own custom music that fits the presentation (Rip from Youtube using mediaconverter.org or save on a flash drive ) & 2 letter grades for not having your own pictures. You will lose 1 letter grade for not being prepared & having the materials needed on the specified days)

HOMEWORK: You need pictures. One picture of each person in your immediate family. (One big family photo will work too) You need pictures of friends & hobbies.

  1. Check that you have submitted the following:
    • Maze & timer
    • Step by Step 5.6 & 5.8 Coaster.pptx
    • Step by Step 7.7. pg71 Dog photo album
  2. Create your own photo album.
    • Finish adding pictures to your album.
    • Add captions on every page
    • Add photo effects (recolor, artistic, borders, or effects)
    • Add narration. Hide during show. Set to play automatically.
    • Save as a video. (File >Save & Send> Create video> Medium size
  3. Open your coasting.pptx file. complete step by step 5.7
    • Skill: SmartArt, transparency, Hotspots

HOMEWORK: You need pictures. One picture of each person in your immediate family. (One big family photo will work too) You need pictures of friends & hobbies.

Learn how to create a photo album and save it as a movie in PowerPoint

  1. Check that you have submitted the following:
    • Maze & timer
    • Step by Step 5.6 & 5.8 Coaster.pptx
    • Step by Step 7.7. pg71 Dog photo album
  2. Create your own photo album.
    • Use this template. Add pictures to each spot.
    • Add captions
    • Add photo effects
    • Add narration. Hide during show. Set to play automatically.
    • You may change the ppt theme if you wish.
    • Save as a video.

HOMEWORK: You need pictures. One picture of each person in your immediate family. You need pictures of friends & hobbies.

Learn how to create a photo album and save it as a movie in PowerPoint

  1. Check that you have submitted the following:
    • Maze & timer
    • Step by Step 5.6 & 5.8 Coaster.pptx
    • Step by Step 7.7. pg71 Dog photo album
  2. Create your own photo album.
    • Use this template. Add pictures to each spot.
    • Add captions
    • Add photo effects
    • Add narration. Hide during show. Set to play automatically.
    • You may change the ppt theme if you wish.
    • Save as a video.

HOMEWORK: You need pictures. One picture of each person in your immediate family. You need pictures of friends & hobbies.

Learn how to create a photo album and save it as a movie in PowerPoint

  1. Complete Step by Step 7.7. pg71
  2. Create your own photo album.
    • Use this template. Add pictures to each spot.
    • Add captions
    • Add photo effects
    • Add narration. Hide during show. Set to play automatically.
    • You may change the ppt theme if you wish.
    • Save as a video.
  1. HOMEWORK: You need a picture of each person in your immediate family. You also need pictures of friends, hobbies, and more.
  2. Learn Active X Controls. Complete Step by Step 5.6 pg 15-16
  3. Summary Slides: Complete Step by Step 5.8 pg 21
  4. Trade Seats & play a classmates maze.
  1. HOMEWORK: Email or save at least 10 pictures to flash drive. These pictures should be of friends or family. We are creating a photo album in PPT with narration. Due Wednesday. You will also need a picture of each family member for the family tree, pictures of hobbies and interests, and pictures for future plans.
  2. Go over the Excel Test L9-15
  3. Finish your Maze using PowerPoint. Put your maze & timer in the same slide show. Submit in Edmodo
    • Click for Maze Directions
    • 1. Finish drawing path for your maze.
      2. Add obstacles. (Use custom animation)
      3. Add a start & finish shape.
  4. When you are finished, trade seats with a neighbor and play their maze.
  1. HOMEWORK: Email or save at least 10 pictures to flash drive. These pictures should be of friends or family. We are creating a photo album in PPT with narration. Due Wednesday. You will also need a picture of each family member for the family tree, pictures of hobbies and interests, and pictures for future plans.
  2. Review Vlookup for test.
  3. Take Excel Test over L9-15 (When instructed to do so)
  4. Create a Maze using PowerPoint. Put your maze & timer in the same slide show. Submit in Edmodo
    • Click for Maze Directions
    • 1. Finish drawing path for your maze.
      2. Add obstacles. (Use custom animation)
      3. Add a start & finish shape.
  1. Review Vlookup for test.
  2. As a class: Create the clock timer
  3. Create a Maze using PowerPoint. Put your maze & timer in the same slide show. Submit in Edmodo

3.3.10 Copy, move, and verify accuracy of formulas. 3.3.14 Utilize goal seek and auditing tools, i.e. track, accept, and reject changes.

  1. Turn in your late work: (See me if you need a pass to make up work)
  2. TEST FRIDAY OVER EXCEL: L9-conditional formatting, L10- chart with labels, L11- List filter & subtotal, L12- Pivot table, L13- Vlookup
    • Be sure you know how to do the following skills. You will be asked to do one of each.
  3. Create Timers in PowerPoint

WEDNESDAY 4-17-13 Excel Make-up L13-15

3.3.10 Copy, move, and verify accuracy of formulas. 3.3.14 Utilize goal seek and auditing tools, i.e. track, accept, and reject changes.

  1. Turn in your late work: (See me if you need a pass to make up work)
    • Finish Going through L13 data file (Chance, Gabe, Charlie, Nick, Aubrey, Josh, Allison, Austin)
  2. TEST FRIDAY OVER EXCEL: L9-conditional formatting, L10- chart with labels, L11- List filter & subtotal, L12- Pivot table, L13- Vlookup
    • Be sure you know how to do the following skills. You will be asked to do one of each.
  3. Create Timers in PowerPoint

3.3.10 Copy, move, and verify accuracy of formulas. 3.3.14 Utilize goal seek and auditing tools, i.e. track, accept, and reject changes.

  1. Turn in your late work: (See me if you need a pass to make up work)

3.3.10 Copy, move, and verify accuracy of formulas. 3.3.14 Utilize goal seek and auditing tools, i.e. track, accept, and reject changes.

  1. Turn in your late work: (See me if you need a pass to make up work)
  2. As a class, finish the Excel review lesson 9-13.
  3. On your own: Complete Excel Lesson 15

3.3.2 Create and evaluate formulas, and functions. 3.3.7 Add group and outline criteria to ranges.

  1. Tturn in your late work: (See me if you need a pass to make up work)
  2. Complete Excel Review Lesson that covers skills from lessons 9-13.
 3.3.2 Create and evaluate formulas, and functions. 3.3.7 Add group and outline criteria to ranges.
  1. Finish and turn in your late work:
  2. Learn about advanced functions L13.

3.3.2 Create and evaluate formulas, and functions. 3.3.7 Add group and outline criteria to ranges.

  1. Turn in your late work:
  2. Learn about advanced functions L13.

3.3.2 Create and evaluate formulas, and functions. 3.3.7 Add group and outline criteria to ranges.

  1. Turn in your late work:
  2. Finish & turn in your L11 Excel
  3. TODAY: Learn about Pivot Tables & Charts

MONDAY 4-8- 13 L11 EXCEL

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3.3.2 Create and evaluate formulas, and functions. 3.3.7 Add group and outline criteria to ranges.

  1. Turn in your L9 & 10 review assignment.
  2. Answer the L9 & 10 reading questions in Edmodo.
  3. Complete L11 Excel

3.3.11 Create effective charts or graphs which represent relevant data most effectively. 3.3.12 Edit and label chart components such as axis, legends, titles, datatables.

  1. Turn in your Lesson 9
  2. Finish Lesson 10 CHarts pgEX 50
  3. Complete L9 & 10 review assignment.
  4. Answer the L9 & 10 reading questions in Edmodo.

3.3.11 Create effective charts or graphs which represent relevant data most effectively. 3.3.12 Edit and label chart components such as axis, legends, titles, datatables.

  1. Finish L9 Click here for your Data files for Excel Lesson 9
  2. Learn how to create advanced charts.
  3. For tomorrow: L9 & 10 review assignment.

WEDNESDAY 4-3-13 EXCEL L9

3.3.3 Create customize formats

  1. 5 Min to download a song from purple planet and import into Movie maker. There will be NO more class time after this 5 min session. If you are not finished, you can come before school, after school, during study hall, or lunch. After today, all time in class will be spent in Excel. If you cannot stay after, then you need to mix down what you have finished.
  2. 5 minutes. Download a template from Excel. Fill in some info. I will walk around a check this.
  3. Excel Lesson 9: Filters, conditional formatting, themes, and tables.Open your online book to Excel Lesson 9, page EX 22.
  4. Click here for your Data files for Excel Lesson 9

3.3.4 Create, edit and apply templates

  1. First 10 min. Finish up movie. You must submit the storyboard & the .wmv file. Be sure you have music, titles, transitions, and credits.
  2. Intro to Excel: Using templates in excel. Go to Microsoft’s web site and search for different templates. There are templates for almost everything. Calendars, meal plans, exercise/weight lifting, homework, grades, party planning, music, budgets.
  3. Spend at least 15 minutes searching for different templates.
  4. Choose your three favorite, or most useful for you.
  5. Fill in information on one of the templates. Save it and submit in Edmodo.
  6. ALL templates must be in Excel

FINISH & SUBMIT YOUR MOVIE.

  1. Add titles to whatever pictures you have.
  2. Add music.
  1. Download free music here. http://www.purple-planet.com/
  2. (Use a CD, music saved on a flash drive, or an online youtube converter.) You can find a music video on Youtube and convert with http://www.mediaconverter.org
  3. Mix down your movie.

REMINDER: Without music or sound, you will lose 2 letter grades. You can find a music video on Youtube and convert with http://www.flv2mp3.com.

  1. Submit your Portfolio TODAY.
  2. Submit your Mail merge TODAY.
  3. CREATE YOUR MOVIE
  1. Open Movie Maker
  2. Import Pictures.
  3. Put them in order (It should tell a story or inform us about something)
  4. Import Music (It should be school appropriate & fit the story)
  5. Add titles (We should be able to easily read them. They should inform us about the picture)
  6. Add effects & transitions (Keep it simple. Too many effects are distracting)
  1. TURN IN YOUR ONLINE PORTFOLIO LINK. I MUST HAVE IT BY TOMORROW.
  2. Learn how to create digital stories using Windows Movie Maker
  3. Today’s goals: Come up with an idea, create a storyboard, find images.
  4. Create a folder on your H drive called “digital story”.
  5. STORY BOARD: In PowerPoint or Word use a table or text boxes to create a layout for a storyboard. Paste thumbnails of your images in the order you want them to go in. Place text where you want it to go using wordart or a text box.
  1. Submit our mail merge in Edmodo. (Labels file and Order Confirmation file)
  2. Create a party invitation mail merge.
    • File >new>template> choose a party invitation
    • Mailings>mail merge wizard
    • Type a new recipient list. (3 people )
    • Add Fields First name & last name and guest number
    • Add a rule. If.. then.
    • If their guest number is 1 then type you are the honored party guest.
  3. Learn how to create digital stories using Windows Movie Maker
  4. Today’s goals: Come up with an idea, create a storyboard, find images.
  5. Create a folder on your H drive called “digital story”.
  6. STORY BOARD: In PowerPoint or Word use a table or text boxes to create a layout for a storyboard. Paste thumbnails of your images in the order you want them to go in. Place text where you want it to go using wordart or a text box

3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of drawing tables, outlines, mail merge, creating styles and using go to

  1. Turn in your Portfolio URL. Be sure to PUBLISH first.
  2. Learn how to do a mail merge.

3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of drawing tables, outlines, mail merge, creating styles and using go to

  1. Turn in your Portfolio URL. Be sure to PUBLISH first.
  2. Learn how to do a mail merge.

Click to see a sample portfolio layout

Open your Yola OR Weebly site.

CLICK FOR PORTFOLIO DIRECTIONS & GRADING RUBRIC

  1. Create your 4th page, Professional Goals
    • Where do you want to go to college?
    • What career do you want to pursue?
    • What are the steps you are going to take to obtain your goal.
    • Link a Resume.
  1. Add at least two pictures.

Click to see a sample portfolio layout

Open your Yola OR Weebly site.

CLICK FOR PORTFOLIO DIRECTIONS & GRADING RUBRIC

  1. Include a third page titled portfolio.
    • We will add at least 5 pieces of work with screenshots.
    • Title each project
    • Include a description for each project.
    • Describe the project
    • How was it created?
    • What did you learn?
  2. Include a picture of a screen shot of the projects.
  3. Link the files.

Create your Project page. (5 projects with titles, detailed descriptions, Screen shots, and a link to the actual file)

  1. Create your 4th page, Professional Goals
    • Where do you want to go to college?
    • What career do you want to pursue?
    • What are the steps you are going to take to obtain your goal.
    • Link a Resume.
  1. Open Word. Create a resume. You may use the templates provided.
  2. Resume Tips for High School Students.
  • Add at least two pictures.

TUESDAY 3-20-12 DIGITAL PORTFOLIO

What is a digital portfolio?

CLICK FOR ONLINE PORTFOLIO DIRECTIONS & RUBRIC
TODAY’S GOAL: Set up portfolio page, add titles, & begin a page about yourself..
You can use http://www.weebly.com or http://www.yola.com to create your portfolio.

  1. Add an About me page.
    • Complete your about me page.
    • Use text, headings, and pictures. Check for typos.
    • Add a lot of details.
      1. Name
      2. Likes
      3. Hobbies
      4. Friends & Families
      5. Sports, school activities, or clubs
      6. At least 4 pictures.
  2. Include a third page titled portfolio.
    • We will add at least 5 pieces of work.
      1. Title each project
      2. Include a description for each project.
        • Describe the project
        • How was it created?
        • What did you learn?
      3. Link the files.
  1. Take 10 min to make corrections to your paper.
  2. Submit in Edmodo & Turnitin.com
  3. We will not work on this paper any longer. (You have ONE week to finish it on your OWN TIME. )You are welcome to come to my class before school, after school, during study hall, or during lunch.
  4. Click for your Quiz over reports
  5. Click for Online Portfolio directions
    • Create an account at Weebly.com or Yola.com
    • Set up your webpage
    • Choose a design
    • Add a Portfolio page and About me page.
    • Complete your about me page.
  1. Open your original paper and the edited version.
    • Compare the original version to the edited version.
  2. Show all revisions.
    • Submit a copy of your edited paper in Edmodo NOW before rejecting their revisions.
  3. Now just open your peer edited version.
    • click next and the accept or reject their changes. (You may view all revisions at once or just one reviewer at a time)
    • Make any needed changes or corrections.
    • Submit your Final Draft in Edmodo.
    • Submit your Final draft in Turnitin.com (It must have less than 5% plagiarism to be accepted)Log into http://www.turnitin.comuser id: 6229898 password: capps

3.2.7 Apply special features and tools such as protect document, tracking changes, templates, auto text, auto correct

Learn how to peer edit using Word. Save an extra copy of your paper in a hidden spot on your H drive. (Just as a back up)

  1. We will move around the room and will peer edit using comments & TRACK CHANGES. You are looking for grammatical errors. You are also checking that they have all of the requirements. CLICK FOR PEER EDIT DIRECTIONS.
  2. Use the checklist. Mark each item that is missing.
  3. Look for spelling errors.
  4. You may choose to show markup inline or in balloons
  5. We will then use the COMPARE feature, make corrections & finalize the report

3.2.5 Apply table of contents and indexes to reports3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition. 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such watermarks, editing clipart.

Your paper does not need to be long, but it does need to address the questions asked. Do not simply list your results, but explain what they mean.

  1. Finish Typing your Paper.
  2. Complete the requirements from yesterday before moving on to the requirements posted today.
  3. Proofread your paper.
  1. Spell check your paper.
  2. Go through the checklist.
  3. Read the sentences to look for grammar errors.
  • Check the reading level, spelling, and word count. (pg WD 195)
    1. Go to File>options> proofing> Check of Show readability statistics.
    2. Go to review> proofing group> Spelling & Grammar.
      • When you are finished checking the spelling a dialog box will pop up with your readability. HIT ALT+PRINT SCREEN to capture the image. Paste this at the bottom of your document.
  • Add a watermarkto your report.
  • Page Layout> Page background> Watermark
  • Create an Index.
  • Go to file>options>display> Uncheck hidden text.
  • Mark at least 10 entries for your index.
  • Select a word> References tab>index group> mark entry> Check off bold & italic> click mark
  • Generate the Index page (pg WD 205-211).
  • Click at the end of the document and add a page break
  • References tab> Index group> insert index
  • Create a table of contents. (pg WD 211-218)
  • Position your cursor before your title and after your cover page. Add a page break.
  • References>table of contents>Click insert table of contents.
  • Format your table of contents
  • Choose a style other than the default
  • If you make changes to your document after creating this page, you will have to update it.
  • Create a table of figures. (pg WD 219-221)
  1. Add captions to all of your graphs, images, and diagrams.
    • References>captions>insert caption.
    • For each caption add a description of the figure beside the number.
  • Insert your table of figures.
  1. Position your insertion point at the end of the document on the page with the index.
  2. References> captions group> insert table of figures.

3.2.8 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards.3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Today you need to type paragraphs 4:(WHY DO YOU THINK THE RESULTS TURNED OUT HOW THEY DID?) and pargaraph 5, the conclusion.
  2. Add your REFERENCES page (pg WD 186)(DS with hanging indents)
    • Add your sources you found online. (References tab> manage sources)
    • Insert the sources. (References tab> Insert Bibliography)
    • Double space the page and add a hanging indent. Be sure to add the title References and center it.
  3. Insert a bulleted list below one of your sections.
    • Home> paragraph> bullets
  4. Embed one of your graphs from Excel. (pg WD76-79)
    • Open excel> select the chart or data> Go back to word and choose paste special> select Microsoft Excel Worksheet Object.
  5. Insert a graphic/picture in an appropriate place.
    • Insert> illustrations> picture
  6. Insert a SmartArt some place in your report.
    • Insert> illustrations> Sma

caa3.2.8 (Ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards)

  1. Type Paragraph 1: The Overview, Paragraph 2: Research Analysis, & Paragraph 3: Findings.
  2. Use this sample report to help you understand the structure.
  • Embed one of your graphs after paragraph 3 to display your findings.
  • Insert a bulleted list, graphics, and a SmartArt in an appropriate place.

3.2.8 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards.3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Go online and find more information to support your statement. Paste in your excel spreadsheet. Save the URL so that you can later cite your source.
  2. Set up your report.
  1. Cover page
  2. Theme
  3. Headings with styles
  4. Bookmarks
  5. Header
  • Type your report today. (This is your semester writing assignment & will be graded as a test)
  • Type paragraphs 1(overview) and 2 (research analysis)
  • Use this sample report as a guide or template to help you write your paper

TOMORROW: We will type paragraphs 3, 4 & 5. We will then add a graph, list, smart art and a graphic.
MONDAY: We will add captions, a table of contents, and an index.

3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Finish tallying up your survey results.
  2. Create graphs for each, if possible.
  3. Write a summary of your findings.
  4. Go online and find more information to support your statement. Paste in your excel spreadsheet.
  5. Writing Assignment over your survey results.

Today we will only be working on typing the information up. We will start learning tomorrow how to add the graphs, cover pages, index, and more.

3.3.10 Create effective charts or graphs which represent relevant data most effectively. 3.3.11 Edit and label chart components such as axis, legends, titles, datatables.

Report Directions (We will not need these until Wednesday)

  1. Open Excel. Create a sheet that will allow you to tally the results of your survey. (Click to see a sample)
  2. Open each survey and tally the results in excel. Get the percentages.
  3. Add charts beside each result
  4. Write up a brief report of your findings and conclusions.
  5. Look up some info online to support your findings. (Online resources)

MONDAY 2-25-13 Fill out Surveys

caa 3.2.9

  1. Open your electronic form
  2. Make sure you have protected it so others can fill it out.
  3. Create a folder on your H drive called surveys.
  4. We will move around the room completing surveys
  5. After each survey you complete, save it in the survey folder on the H drive as yourcomputer #. (comp21.docx)
  6. Tomorrow we will tally the results so that we can create charts.
For tomorrow:
  1. Open Excel. Create a sheet that will allow you to tally the results of your survey.
  2. Open each survey and tally the results in excel. Get the percentages.
  3. Add charts beside each result
  4. Write up a brief report of your findings and conclusions.
  5. Look up some info online to support your findings. (Online resources)

Report Directions (We will not need these until Wednesday)

3.2.9 – Create, Modify, and distribute forms using various form controls
  1. Take the L11 Table Quiz
  2. Review Electronic Forms
  3. Directions for Online Survey
    • Your survey needs to be about a certain topic/question. Think about what you would like to discover by giving this survey. If you can not draw conclusions from your data, then you will struggle when we begin to write the report.
  4. Make sure you have protected it so others can fill it out.
  5. Create a folder on your H drive called surveys.
  6. Ask me to check your form to be sure that you asked enough questions. It MUST be finished today. Add all 10 questions before working on the formatting. We are taking surveys on Monday.

3.2.9 – Create, Modify, and distribute forms using various form controls

  1. Online Survey Directions for Online Survey
    • Your classmates will actually take your survey
    • You will analyze and explain your results in your semester writing assignment.

3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of drawing tables, outlines, mail merge, creating styles and using go to

  1. As a class complete the Table quiz review sheet.
  2. Finish themes assignment from Thursday.
  3. Learn how to create an electronic form.
  4. Quiz over L11 tables on Friday.

3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of drawing tables, outlines, mail merge, creating styles and using go to

  1. Open your L11 Skills page from Friday. We will finish this together.
  2. Open your proj11-2 (payroll) We will go over this file.
  3. Discuss Lesson 11 Review Questions pg WD53-WD82
  4. Finish themes assignment from Thursday.

3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of drawing tables, outlines, mail merge, creating styles and using go to

  1. Complete Lesson 11 Review Questions pg WD53-WD82
  2. Complete project 11-3 page WD85
    • Open a new blank file. Save it as date+Recycling Rate.
    • Click to open the Green Bucket Letter data file needed for project 11-
  3. Complete Project 11-2 page WD85 (Use pg WD73-77 for help)
    • Open a new file and save it as payroll.docx
    • We will go back over this when I get back.
  4. We will finish the L11 skills page on Tuesday.

3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of drawing tables, outlines, mail merge, creating styles and using go to

  1. Turn in your magazine file. All files are due 7 days from the date assigned. Check due dates. If you get behind, you need to work on current work in class and make up work after school or during study hall.
  2. As a class: Go through the Themes assignment from yesterday.
  3. Learn Advanced Tables. Click for Lesson 11 Skills
  4. Lesson 11 Review Questions pg WD53-WD82

3-20-12 DIGITAL PORTFOLIO

CLICK FOR ONLINE PORTFOLIO DIRECTIONS & RUBRIC
TODAY’S GOAL: Set up portfolio page, add titles, & begin a page about yourself..
You can use http://www.weebly.com or http://www.yola.com to create your portfolio.

  1. Add an About me page.
    • Complete your about me page.
    • Use text, headings, and pictures. Check for typos.
    • Add a lot of details.
      1. Name
      2. Likes
      3. Hobbies
      4. Friends & Families
      5. Sports, school activities, or clubs
      6. At least 4 pictures.
  2. Include a third page titled portfolio.
    • We will add at least 5 pieces of work.
      1. Title each project
      2. Include a description for each project.
        • Describe the project
        • How was it created?
        • What did you learn?
      3. Link the files.
  1. Take 10 min to make corrections to your paper.
  2. Submit in Edmodo & Turnitin.com
  3. We will not work on this paper any longer. (You have ONE week to finish it on your OWN TIME. )You are welcome to come to my class before school, after school, during study hall, or during lunch.
  4. Click for your Quiz over reports
  5. Click for Online Portfolio directions
    • Create an account at Weebly.com or Yola.com
    • Set up your webpage
    • Choose a design
    • Add a Portfolio page and About me page.
    • Complete your about me page.
  1. Open your original paper and the edited version.
    • Compare the original version to the edited version.
  2. Show all revisions.
    • Submit a copy of your edited paper in Edmodo NOW before rejecting their revisions.
  3. Now just open your peer edited version.
    • click next and the accept or reject their changes. (You may view all revisions at once or just one reviewer at a time)
    • Make any needed changes or corrections.
    • Submit your Final Draft in Edmodo.
    • Submit your Final draft in Turnitin.com (It must have less than 5% plagiarism to be accepted)Log into http://www.turnitin.comuser id: 6229898 password: capps

3.2.7 Apply special features and tools such as protect document, tracking changes, templates, auto text, auto correct

Learn how to peer edit using Word. Save an extra copy of your paper in a hidden spot on your H drive. (Just as a back up)

  1. We will move around the room and will peer edit using comments & TRACK CHANGES. You are looking for grammatical errors. You are also checking that they have all of the requirements. CLICK FOR PEER EDIT DIRECTIONS.
  2. Use the checklist. Mark each item that is missing.
  3. Look for spelling errors.
  4. You may choose to show markup inline or in balloons
  5. We will then use the COMPARE feature, make corrections & finalize the report

3.2.5 Apply table of contents and indexes to reports3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition. 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such watermarks, editing clipart.

Your paper does not need to be long, but it does need to address the questions asked. Do not simply list your results, but explain what they mean.

  1. Finish Typing your Paper.
  2. Complete the requirements from yesterday before moving on to the requirements posted today.
  3. Proofread your paper.
  1. Spell check your paper.
  2. Go through the checklist.
  3. Read the sentences to look for grammar errors.
  • Check the reading level, spelling, and word count. (pg WD 195)
    1. Go to File>options> proofing> Check of Show readability statistics.
    2. Go to review> proofing group> Spelling & Grammar.
      • When you are finished checking the spelling a dialog box will pop up with your readability. HIT ALT+PRINT SCREEN to capture the image. Paste this at the bottom of your document.
  • Add a watermark to your report.
  • Page Layout> Page background> Watermark
  • Create an Index.
  • Go to file>options>display> Uncheck hidden text.
  • Mark at least 10 entries for your index.
  • Select a word> References tab>index group> mark entry> Check off bold & italic> click mark
  • Generate the Index page (pg WD 205-211).
  • Click at the end of the document and add a page break
  • References tab> Index group> insert index
  • Create a table of contents. (pg WD 211-218)
  • Position your cursor before your title and after your cover page. Add a page break.
  • References>table of contents>Click insert table of contents.
  • Format your table of contents
  • Choose a style other than the default
  • If you make changes to your document after creating this page, you will have to update it.
  • Create a table of figures. (pg WD 219-221)
  1. Add captions to all of your graphs, images, and diagrams.
    • References>captions>insert caption.
    • For each caption add a description of the figure beside the number.
  • Insert your table of figures.
  1. Position your insertion point at the end of the document on the page with the index.
  2. References> captions group> insert table of figures.

MONDAY 3-04-13 Technical Document

3.2.8 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards.3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Today you need to type paragraphs 4:(WHY DO YOU THINK THE RESULTS TURNED OUT HOW THEY DID?) and pargaraph 5, the conclusion.
  2. Add your REFERENCES page (pg WD 186)(DS with hanging indents)
    • Add your sources you found online. (References tab> manage sources)
    • Insert the sources. (References tab> Insert Bibliography)
    • Double space the page and add a hanging indent. Be sure to add the title References and center it.
  3. Insert a bulleted list below one of your sections.
    • Home> paragraph> bullets
  4. Embed one of your graphs from Excel. (pg WD76-79)
    • Open excel> select the chart or data> Go back to word and choose paste special> select Microsoft Excel Worksheet Object.
  5. Insert a graphic/picture in an appropriate place.
    • Insert> illustrations> picture
  6. Insert a SmartArt some place in your report.
    • Insert> illustrations> SmartArt

caa3.2.8 (Ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards)

  1. Type Paragraph 1: The Overview, Paragraph 2: Research Analysis, & Paragraph 3: Findings.
  2. Use this sample report to help you understand the structure.
  • Embed one of your graphs after paragraph 3 to display your findings.
  • Insert a bulleted list, graphics, and a SmartArt in an appropriate place.

3.2.8 Apply the ability to format a variety of employability standards.3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Go online and find more information to support your statement. Paste in your excel spreadsheet. Save the URL so that you can later cite your source.
  2. Set up your report.
  1. Cover page
  2. Theme
  3. Headings with styles
  4. Bookmarks
  5. Header
  • Type your report today. (This is your semester writing assignment & will be graded as a test)
  • Type paragraphs 1(overview) and 2 (research analysis)
  • Use this sample report as a guide or template to help you write your paper

TOMORROW: We will type paragraphs 3, 4 & 5. We will then add a graph, list, smart art and a graphic.
MONDAY: We will add captions, a table of contents, and an index.

3.2.1 Apply advanced word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters with mast heads, multi-column brochures, multi-page books, forms, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. Finish tallying up your survey results.
  2. Create graphs for each, if possible.
  3. Write a summary of your findings.
  4. Go online and find more information to support your statement. Paste in your excel spreadsheet.
  5. Writing Assignment over your survey results.

Today we will only be working on typing the information up. We will start learning tomorrow how to add the graphs, cover pages, index, and more.

3.3.10 Create effective charts or graphs which represent relevant data most effectively. 3.3.11 Edit and label chart components such as axis, legends, titles, datatables.

Report Directions (We will not need these until Wednesday)

  1. Open Excel. Create a sheet that will allow you to tally the results of your survey. (Click to see a sample)
  2. Open each survey and tally the results in excel. Get the percentages.
  3. Add charts beside each result
  4. Write up a brief report of your findings and conclusions.
  5. Look up some info online to support your findings. (Online resources)

THURSDAY 2-14-13 Quick Parts & Themes

3.2.2 Apply word-processing formatting skills, i.e., styles, table of contents

SKILL: Quick Parts, Fields, Quick Part Gallery, Columns, Column Breaks

  1. Turn in your Magazine & template
  2. Learn about Quick Parts: Click for Quick Parts assignment & Data files
  3. Learn about Custom Themes: Click for Custom Themes Assignment

Computer Applications

FRIDAY 2-21-14 FORMATTING AN APA REPORT

February 21st, 2014 Daily Task

  • CA 3.2.1-Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition. CA 3.2.3-Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e., delete, cut/copy/paste, format painter, undo/redo, repeat, and paste special.

    1. Review line spacing, margins, bullets, Borders, & Shading.
    2. Play Wheel of Terms computer Game.
    3. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
      • Submit your Formatting font, & formatting Character files at the same time.
    4. TODAY – Complete Apply Your Knowledge pg WD 55.
    5. Create the flyer shown on page WD 60. In the lab 1-1
    6. If you finish early:

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  • CA 3.2.3 Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e., delete, cut/copy/paste, format painter, undo/redo, repeat, and paste special.

    2 hr delay

    1. Review Line Spacing & Margins
    2. Play Computer Genius Game.
    3. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress Tab)
    4. Formatting Font in Word 2013. pg WD 13-32
      1. CLICK for Formatting Font Assignment
    5. Formatting Paragraphs, Characters, & Bullets
      1. CLICK for Formatting Paragraphs & Characters Assignment
    6. Check to see that you have finished your –FORMATTING PICTURES Assignment.
    7. If you finish early:

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  • TUESDAY 2-4-14 Formatting Pictures & Font

    February 4th, 2014 CA 3.2.6 -Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress tab)
    2. Submit Map.docx
    3. TODAY: ENHANCING PHOTOS IN WORD 2013
    4. Formatting Font in Word 2013.

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  • FRIDAY 1-31-14 MAP

    January 31st, 2014

    CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Review Line Spacing & Margins
    2. Check your grades in Edmodo. (Progress tab)
    3. Finish Map.docx & submit in Edmodo
    4. TODAY: ENHANCING PHOTOS IN WORD 2013

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  • THURSDAY 1-30-14 Maps with Shapes

    January 30th,
    3.2.6 (shapes, text wrap, text box)

    SHAPES

    1. Check Edmodo to be sure you submitted late work. (Click on progress)
    2. Review saving, opening, naming, and submitting files.
    3. Review Line spacing & Shapes.
    4. Review Navigating a document.
      • Which of the following would take you to the beginning of the document, Ctrl+Home or Page Up?
    5. Submit intro shapes assignment in Edmodo
    6. Create a Map or blueprint of a place of your choice using shapes. Be sure to include textures or pictures within your shapes.

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  • CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.
    2 HOUR DELAY

    1. Review, saving, naming, opening, and submitting files.
    2. Review Line spacing & Memos.
    3. (Skip Due to Delay) Learn how to Navigate a Document. CLICK HERE
    4. Check your grades in Edmodo. Be sure you have submitted all late work. See me for a pass if you are behind.
    5. ASSIGNMENT: Shapes assignment. (1-24 Shapes Intro)
    6. Shape Challenge.
      • Create scenery using shapes. Try to make a snowy background with a person skiing down the hill & snow flakes falling OR a person water skiing.

    For Tomorrow

    1. Create a Map or blueprint of a place of your choice using shapes. Be sure to include textures or pictures within your shapes.

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  • MONDAY 1-27-14 Memos

    January 27th, 2014

    CA3.2.6 Apply Word-processing graphic object skills such as shapes & text wrap.

    1. Review Opening, Saving, naming, & submitting Files.
    2. Review the screen parts in Word.
    3. Review Margins & Line spacing. (Pair & Share – Partner A Should teach the person in your row how to adjust the margins. Partner B should teach the person in their row how to adjust the line spacing.)
    4. When instructed to do so, TAKE THE QUIZ OVER SCREEN PARTS IN EDMODO.
    5. FINISH & submit your Memo in EDMODO.
    6. ASSIGNMENT: Learn how to use Shapes in Word.
    7. Shape Challenge.
      1. Create scenery using shapes. Try to make a snowy background with a person skiing down the hill & snow flakes falling OR a person water skiing.

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  • FRIDAY 1-24-14 MEMOS

    January 24th, 2014

    CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards

    TODAY:

    1. Review Screen Parts (Quiz Monday)
    2. Review Saving, opening, & submitting files. (Use the date & description)
    3. Click for Memo notes & ASSIGNMENT
    4. Have you Submitted EVERYTHING? (EDMODO> Progress Button in the top left.)
      • Tech Handbook Poster
      • Tech Review Sheet
      • Label Word Screen Parts
    5. If you finish early, complete Crossword.

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  • CA 1.1.3 -Use the operating system to save files to a hard drive, other drives, and/or a server. CA 1.1.6 -Apply the organizational concept behind using files and folders for storing information and organizing files into folders. CA 1.1.7 Demonstrate saving, opening, and finding files using a variety of different formats.

    2 Hour Delay

    1. Review Saving & opening files, file management, and submitting work in Edmodo. Save all files in the computer apps folder. Save file names with a date and description. (1-23 Screenparts.docx)
    2. Finish Labeling Word Screen. Go over as a class. Submit in EDMODO.
    3. IN THE LAB – Creating folders for a video Store. (pg OFF 85)
      • On your H drive, in the Computer Applications folder, create the folders shown on pg OFF 85. (skip step 1 that mentions a flash drive. We will use our H drive)
    4. Review Terms learned from our Tech Handbook. Play the Wheel of Terms Game
    1. Play the crossword puzzle challenge.

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  • CA 3.2 Students use word processing software through a variety of input technologies to create, edit, and publish industry appropriate documents.

    1. Check to make sure you turned in your Tech Poster in EDMODO. (Reminder ALL assignments close 7 days from the day assigned. NO Exceptions)
    2. Open your Tech questions from yesterday. (They SHOULD be saved in your Capps folder with yesterdays date ) We will finish the groups today) Submit Tech Questions in Edmodo.
    3. Learning the Parts of the screen in Word 2013.

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January 16th, 2014

  1. Open EDOMO & SUBMIT your Tech Handbook Poster. To receive an “A,” you need pictures, smartart, Effects, & text must be easy to read.
  2. Briefly meet with group to be sure you know what you are saying and which poster you would like to use. Be sure you address the questions in the file linked below.(7 Min)
  3. PRESENT YOUR TOPIC TO THE CLASS.
  4. Open the file attached below. As each topic is presented, answer the questions on the sheet. ASSIGNMENT: Complete Question List & submit.(TECH HANDBOOK REVIEW QUESTIONS)
  5. Click here to submit in Edmodo

There are no games in this class. Please ask permission to visit a site that is not listed.
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  • CA 1.1.5 Compare and contrast the functional relationship between basic hardware and software systems and their components.CA 1.1.8 Compare and contrast the use of and the difference between temporary memory CA 1.1.9 Compare and contrast the many types of technologies used in society.

    TECHNOLOGY HANDBOOK

    1. Open your group with the information on your technology topic. (To receive credit, you must have posted at least 4 posts)
    2. Individually, you will be creating a poster using PowerPoint. This poster should explain your topic. (Be sure your text is large enough to be read.)
    3. Insert a SmartArt Object, change its colors, add information. (Insert>SmartArt)
    4. Insert pictures. (Insert>Picture or copy>Paste)
    5. Insert a title (Insert>WordArt)
    6. Change the background color (Design>Format Background)
    7. This poster should be very informative & include a lot of examples
    8. Save on your H Drive & submit in Edmodo

    Be sure you have addressed the questions for your group from this packet.

    • Open the packet and answer your groups questions.
    • Save the packet in your Computer Apps folder as 1-15 TechHandbook Rev

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  • CA 1.1.1 Select and demonstrate use of industry-standard hardware and emerging technology to complete any given task including academic work, i.e. scanners, digital cameras, digital camcorders, CD/DVDs, keyboard, touch screen, stylus, speech, and handhelds.CA 1.1.5 Compare and contrast the functional relationship between basic hardware and software systems and their components

    BELLWORK: Reply to this post with as many computers as you can recall that you have encountered in the past week.

    TECHNOLOGY HANDBOOK TOPICS (Check your Edmodo group for your topic.)

    1. Group 1: What is a computer & Types of Computers
    2. Group 2: How have computers changed the world?
    3. Group 3: Input Devices & Output Devices.
    4. Group 4: Storage Devices/ places (The Cloud, flash drive, etc)
    5. Group 5: The history of the internet
    6. Group 6: How have computers changed throughout the years? When was the first computer built?
    7. Group 7: Staying safe online
    8. Group 8: Netiquette
    9. Group 9: How can one remain ethical when using a computer?
    10. Group 10: Forms of Online Communication.

    1. Find your topic by clicking by going to Edmodo and seeing which group you were added to. Use a search engine to find information about your TOPIC. Share what you have found by posting it on your edmodo group. (Min of 4 posts per person to receive credit.) Be sure you have addressed the questions posed in this Tech Handbook Review Sheet.

    2. Also gather at least 4 web sites that provide additional information about the topic. Paste them into your edmodo group so that all group members can share. (Minimum of two links per group member.)

    3. Tomorrow,you are going to create a poster with pictures, links, & text that further describes your topic using SmartArt in PowerPoint.

    REMINDER: All posts should be related to your topic. Any off topic or inappropriate posts will not be tolerated. Misuse of the computer will result in paper pencil assignments.

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  • CA 4.1.2 Use appropriate technology to plan, develop, edit and present material to different types of audiences, i.e., paper, web page, multimedia presentation, publications, speech, hypermedia.Review Web 2.0
    1. FILE MANAGEMENT: Learn how to create folders. Create a computer apps folder on your H drive. (New Folder button) Inside of that folder create a Word folder, PPT folder, & and Excel folder.
    2. WORD CLOUD POSTER
      • Create your word cloud (Use Tagxedo) and save it to your H drive in your Computer Apps folder.
      • Open PowerPoint & insert your Word Cloud. (Insert>picture)
      • Crop your Wordle or Tagxedo. (Double click>choose crop (top right hand corner>drag edges in so they surround your wordle.)
      • Add images to your word cloud. Paste images on slide, resize, and add effects. (double click to add effects)
      • Format your background. (For more help view the video at the bottom.)
      • Save the slide. (file > Save As)
      • Print Finished product. Office button Print or ctrl+p (Print to the Lexmark so that you poster is in color)
      • Be sure you write your full name on the wordle & turn in on the black filing cabinet in the back of the room.
    3. Go to typing sites from Wednesday & practice typing when you are finished.

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  • January 9th, 2014
    CA 1.1.7 Demonstrate saving, opening, and finding files using a variety of different formats.

    PERIOD 2: Log into Edmodo.com go to account > settings. Change your profile picture.
    Turn in INFO sheet.

    1. Review – What do you remember from yesterday? Click here to answer.
    2. Search -”What is web 2.0?” Click here to answer.
    3. Go to www.wordle.net or http://www.tagxedo.com/ to create a word cloud about you. Include as many words as you can. (At least 20) The words can be things that you like, people that you admire or love, characteristics that define you, hobbies, or more.
    4. In Tagxedo, Click save. In Wordle, snip a picture of the word cloud and Paste it into a PowerPoint slide.
    5. Search Google for images to add to your worlde. Save them in on your H drive or in an email. You need a minimum of 6 images. (right click on the image & choose Save Pictures as)
    1. Find Seats. Fill out Informational Sheet.
    2. Go over classroom rules & procedures. Go over Syllabus
    3. Learn how to log in to the computers.
    4. Log into Edmodo.com
    5. Enter this code for Period 2 – 24bcmb

    In this Edmodo Assignment, Answer the following questions. (click Turn in to answer)

    Your Name & period
    Full Name:
    Parent’s email:
    QUESTIONS:
    1. Do you have a computer? What do you use a computer for most often?
    2. What is your favorite website? (explain)
    3. What is one thing that I should know about you?
    4. If you could buy whatever you wanted right now, what would it be and why?
    5. Favorite Musician
    6. A person you admire (why?)
    When you are finished, click here to practice your typing skills

    Click here for Typing Games

  • December 20th, 2013

    8:51-9:31

    5th Period Take Final

    11:49-12:54

  • THURSDAY 12-19-13 FINALS

    December 19th, 2013

    When instructed to do so, TAKE FALL FINAL EXAM
    2nd Period: – 8:02-9:07 (65 min)

    1. Open the file exam when instructed.
    2. Turn on your clicker and log in. (Use your Student ID. Look in planner)
    3. Finish late work & submit in Edmodo.
    4. Check that all work has been submitted.
    5. Once you have done all of the above, you can study for another class.
    1. Open your email. Create a new email. Add an attachment..
      • What symbol did you click on to add your attachment?
    2. Turn in your Ms. Orange & PPT Game.
    3. Go over Excel topics for final
    4. Finish your Excel Review
    5. Begin Working on the Word Review packet.
    1. For Tomorrow: Open your Excel Review.
      • Once graded, you will be required to make the corrections.
      • Grade a peer’s assignment.
      • Give their grade sheet back
      • Fix the mistakes you made & turn in the paper to Mrs.
  • TUESDAY 12-17-13 Play PPT Games

    December 17th, 2013
    1. Open your PPT Game
      • Make sure that it is finished.
    2. Play PowerPoint Games
      • Get in pairs
      • Move around the room & play other peoples games against one another.
    3. EXCEL FINAL EXAM REVIEW (Complete on your own)Feel free to use your neighbor for help. (If you do not know an answer, 1. look it up, 2. use the help button, 3. ask a neighbor, 4. ask me)

November 22nd, 2013

CA 3.5.6-Use basic design guidelines to enhance visual presentations. CA 3.5.11-Modify and design templates—master slide, master title slide, master notes, header/footer.CA 3.5.7-Create a presentation with animations, graphics, sound, transitions, embedded objects, specialized features (charts, organizational charts, hyperlinks).

  1. Finish your slide master
  2. Choose a topic to research & create a “How To” slide show.
  3. Click to see REQUIREMENTS

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MONDAY 10-21-13 FORMAT LEMONADE STAND

October 21st, 2013

CA 3.3.4 Apply editing and enhancement features to cell contents, i.e., edit, fill, rotate, move, merge, size, number formats, 3-D references, alignment, auto formats, sorting, row/column setting and formats, styles, borders and colors.

  1. Finish & Submit The Excel Screen Parts Assignment
  2. Get back with your partner from the Lemonade stand game.
  3. Open your Lemonade sheet. If you did not get to complete the lemonade game, open the blank data sheet to work with.
  4. Format your sheet using borders & fill colors.
  5. Use wrap text on row 4
  6. Adjust the column & row width to better fit the data.
  7. Learn to delete unused rows. (right click on row header)
  8. Rename Sheet Tab
  9. Learn how to freeze columns
  10. Add border lines(grid lines)
  11. Align Data
  12. Learn how to add a filter & sort columns
  13. Learn to create charts of the data (Insert >chart)
  14. Learn to create charts that will let you compare several columns of data.
  15. Format your charts with colors & titles
  16. Using your charts, analyze your data. Why did you make more money on some days than others?
  17. Check that you have turned in ALL excel files. (Screen Parts)
  18. Play for 15 more days & report back your net profit or loss.
  • May 2nd, 2013
    1. Click to take the 2nd Access poll.
    2. Check that you added 10 records(rows) in your pets.accdb database.
      • Be sure to save this file. We will use it one more time before submitting it in Edmodo.
    3. Review the use of templates in Access. Lesson 3
    4. TODAY: Learn how to sort info in a table.
    1. Click to take this Access poll.
    2. Check that you added 10 records(rows) in your pets.accdb database.
    3. Learn how to use templates in Access. Click for Lesson 3
    4. For tomorrow: Learn how to sort info in a table.
  • TUESDAY 4-30-13 ACCESS L2

     April 30th, 2013

    Records are made up bits of info called fields. Access has tables, records, fields, and forms.

    1. Open your Access L1 file. LESSON 1 – CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS. (Skills: field, field types, & file extension)
    2. Open Access & create your Pet database. CLICK FOR L2 DIRECTIONS
      • Add 10 records & learn how to freeze columns
      • Learn how to do a query
    3. Learn how to use templates in Access. Click for Lesson 3
    4. For tomorrow: Learn how to sort info in a table.

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  • April 29th, 2013

    CA 3.4.1 Define and apply basic terminology associated with database design, creation, and use.CA 3.4.2 Plan, create, and modify a database table structure using design view.CA 3.4.3 Input, edit, and delete data in table.

    1. Take the PPT test.
    2. LESSON 1 – CLICK FOR DIRECTIONS. (Skills: field, field types, & file extension)
    3. Open Access & create your Pet database. CLICK FOR L2 DIRECTIONS

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  • CA 3.3.12 -Copy, move, and verify accuracy of formulas.CA 3.3.10 – Apply and edit functions, i.e. SUM, MIN, MAX, AVG .CA 3.3.6 Create, insert, modify, position appropriate graphics. CA 3.3.4 -Apply editing and enhancement features to cell contents,CA 3.3.13-Create effective charts or graphs which represent relevant data most effectively.

    1. OPEN DIRECTIONS for Fast Food Charts Assignment
    2. TODAY:
      1. Turn in your “formula_practice 2 & 2-1 Apply”
      2. Create a Healthier meal
      3. Healthy v. non healthy chart.
      4. Add pictures to your healthy chart

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  • CA 3.3.4 Apply editing and enhancement features to cell contents, i.e., edit, fill, rotate, move, merge, size, number formats, 3-D references, alignment, auto formats, sorting, row/column setting and formats, styles, borders and colors.

    1. Finish & Submit Excel Label Screen Parts
    2. Get back with your partner from the Lemonade stand game.
    3. Open your Lemonade sheet. If you did not get to complete the lemonade game, open the blank data sheet to work with.
    4. Format your sheet using borders & fill colors.
    5. Use wrap text on row 4
    6. Adjust the column & row width to better fit the data.
    7. Learn to delete unused rows. (right click on row header)
    8. Rename Sheet Tab
    9. Learn how to freeze columns
    10. Add border lines(grid lines)
    11. Align Data
    12. Learn how to add a filter & sort columns
    13. Learn to create charts of the data (Insert >chart)
    14. Learn to create charts that will let you compare several columns of data.
    15. Format your charts with colors & titles
    16. Using your charts, analyze your data. Why did you make more money on some days than others?
    17. Check that you have turned in ALL excel files. (Screen Parts)
    18. Play for 15 more days & report back your net profit or loss.

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  • CA 3.3.2 Demonstrate creating, opening, saving, renaming, inserting, deleting, retrieving, and closing a worksheets and workbooks.

    1. Check Edmodo to see that you submitted your Excel Screen parts.
    2. Get with your Cyberbully partner. Each partner will be working on a computer.
    3. One partner will be entering data while the other partner will play the game. You may rotate jobs as frequently as you would like.Data Sheet (Open and save this file. One partner should fill this form out while you play)

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  • CA 3.3.1 Identify components of the spreadsheet window using industry terminology and efficiently navigate throughout the worksheets and workbook.

    1. Introduction to Excel. Label the parts of the screen.
      Click for cheat Sheet
      2. Complete the following activity to familiarize yourself with terms used in excel

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  • TUESDAY 3-5-13 CH3 Test

    March 5th, 2013

    CA 3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of tables, including calculations and special features. CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Click here to take the multiple choice quiz for ch3.
    2. CH 3 APPLICATION QUIZ – CLICK HERE
    3. SUBMIT Work in Edmodo
      1. Make it Right pg194 & In the Lab pg 196 in EDMODO.
      2. 10-2 Table Intro & 10-2 -3-1 Apply
  • CA 3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of tables, including calculations and special features. CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Submit your APA paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.)
    2. SUBMIT Work in Edmodo
      1. Make it Right pg194 & In the Lab pg 196 in EDMODO.
      2. Table Intro & 3-1 Apply
    3. REVIEW TABLES
      • Autofit, insert row, align, style, delete.
    4. Quiz Review:
    5. Take Lesson 3- Multiple choice quiz. The quiz opens at 9 am and is in Edmodo.
    6. REMINDER: Application Test is tomorrow.

March 1st, 2013

CA 3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of tables, including calculations and special features.

  1. Submit your APA paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.)
  2. SUBMIT Make it Right pg194 & In the Lab pg 196 in EDMODO.
  3. Finish reading questions in Edmodo.
  4. Learn how to Create & Edit TABLES
  5. Quiz Review: Complete IN THE LAB pg 197.

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  • THURSDAY 2-28-13 BUSINESS LETTERS

     February 28th, 2013

    CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Submit your paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, finish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. I will make contact with the parents of any student who has not submitted their paper in turnitin.com today to let them know what you need to work on over the weekend.
    2. Turn in your custom letterhead.
      • Submit it with the Highlander Outfitters assignment.
    3. Go over skills from Make it Right pg WD 194
      • tab stops, merge cells, center table, symbols, modified block.
    4. Finish IN THE LAB pg WD 196.
    5. READING ACTIVITY; Answer the questions from Lesson 3. Use pages WD138-190. CLICK HERE FOR QUESTIONS
    6. After you have finished & submitted both files in Edmod0:

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  • CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Submit Cyberbully papers
      • Turn in your APA Cyberbullying reoprt in Edmodo. (This is for your formatting grade)
      1. Submit your paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, fnish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table.
    2. Finish your Highlander Outfitters Assignment.
      • Submit in Edmodo
    3. Create a custom letterhead for yourself. Click here for Letterhead directions.
    4. Complete Make it Right pg WD 194
      • Learn how to set a tab stop & merge cells on a table.
    5. Complete IN THE LAB pg WD 195-196.

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  • CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition. CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Submit your paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, finish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. It is due FRIDAY in turnitin
    2. ASSIGNMENT: Create a letterhead & Letter for the Highlander Outfitters.
    3. Create a custom letterhead for yourself. Click here for Letterhead directions.

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  • CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. Submit research sheet in Edmodo. If your partner is submitting it, you need to hit turn in and specify who your partner is.
    2. Submit your Cyberbully paper in Edmodo. This will be graded for formatting only. If your partner submitted it, it turn in and specify who your partner is.
    3. With the partner you were assigned, open your cyberbully paper and all of your research.
    4. TODAY: Click for guidelines on formatting your cyberbully paper.
      • Partner A & B – Open your Cyberbully Paper.
      • Check your Spelling & Grammar.
      • Check that you have cited your sources in text. (Highlight yellow)
      • Check that you have a real example in paragraphs 2,3, & 4. (Highlight pink)
      • Add all 6 references to your references page if you have not already. (Double spaced with hanging indents)
    5. PEER EDIT: Get up and move to another group’s computer.
      • Go through the rubric and check off what the group has or does not have.
      • Give your graded rubric back to the students to fix what is missing.
    6. SUBMIT IN TURNITIN.COM
      • lOGIN OR Create an account.
      • Class ID: 6173526 Enrollment Key: capps

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  • CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    With the partner you were assigned, open your cyber bully paper and all of your research.

    1. TODAY: We will finish typing all of the paragraphs and put the paper together.
      • Click for guidelines on formatting your cyberbully paper.
      • Partner A – Open your Cyber bully Paper. Partner B- Open the formatting instructions AND Research sheet.
      • Check that you have cited your sources.
      • Check that you have a real example in paragraphs 2,3, & 4.
      • Add all 6 references if you have not already.
      • Spell check your paper.
    2. E-mail the finished copy of the paper to both partners.
    3. Check your paper for main parts.
      • Highlight in pink the real examples
      • Highlight in yellow your in text citations.
      • Underline your transitions sentences.
      • If you are missing elements, add them in.
    4. SUBMIT IN TURNITIN.COM
      • lOGIN OR Create an account.
      • Class ID: 6173526 Enrollment Key: capps

    PARAGRAPH 3:

    • Key an introduction sentence.
    • Discuss at least 4 different problems that cyber bullying can cause for the victim or the bully. (Ex: The bully may get charged criminally)
    • Include at least one specific example of how cyber bullying has caused a problem.
    • Key a transition sentence that will lead us into our next topic, solutions to cyber bullying.

    PARAGRAPH 4:

    • Key an introduction sentence.
    • Discuss the best way to prevent cyber bullying.
    • Mention at least 3 other possible solutions.
    • Transition to the conclusion.

    PARAGRAPH 5 – CONCLUSION

    • Key an introduction sentence.
    • Reiterate your main point about cyber bullying, its problems, & its solutions.
    • Be sure to have a closing sentence that sums up your entire paper. Remind readers what it is that they should have taken from your paper. (What were your main points you were trying to get across?)

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  • February 21st, 2013

    CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, open your cyberbully paper and all of your research.
    2. TODAY: We will type paragraphs 1-4.
    3. Together your will type the first paragraph.

    PARAGRAPH 1:

    • Key an attention getting sentence.
    • Key several sentences that discuss your 3 main points(Keep it simple & just mention the topics that will be discussed. Save the details for the following paragraphs)
      • (What is cyber bullying, problem, & solutions).
    • Key a transition sentence that will transition us into the next topic, what is cyber bullying?

    4. Partner A will type paragraph 2 “What is Cyberbullying.” Partner B will type paragraph 3, “problems with cyberbullying. “

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  • February 20th, 2013

    CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, check that your research sheet is complete. You must have the URL’s that go along with your information.
    2. TODAY: Format your Cyberbully Paper in Word.
    3. Add your sources to Word using the references Tab.
      • Partner A- Go to the references tab and add the sources as partner B gives you the information.

    (How to format APA style)

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  • February 19th, 2013

    CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, research Cyberbullying.
    2. Partner A – Should have the Research sheet open on their screen. you will be filling in info as you and your partner finds it.
    3. Partner B- Should be searching the internet to find information. As you find info, share it with Partner A so that they can type it on the sheet.
    4. You may switch jobs half way through.

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  • MONDAY 2-18-13 APA – In the Lab

    February 18th, 2013

    CA 3.2.5 Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. Play Computer Genius as a class.
    2. REVIEW – Format a report in APA style
    3. REVIEW how to add citations.
    4. With the partner in your row, complete “In the Lab”
      • One partner is to read the instructions while the other completes the task.
      • Swith roles half way through.
      • DIRECTIONS
      • Data File

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February 15th, 2013

CA 3.2.5 Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. REVIEW – format a report in APA style
  2. Learn how to add citations.
  3. (On your own) Finish Make it Right from 2-14.
  4. Learn how to create citations & add a reference page.
  5. If time permits: With the partner in your row, complete “In the Lab”
    • One partner is to read the instructions while the other completes the task.
    • Swith roles half way through.
    • DIRECTIONS
    • Data File

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  • 1. Finish Word review & SUBMIT in Edmodo.
    2. EXCEL FINAL EXAM REVIEW (Complete on your own)Feel free to use your neighbor for help. (If you do not know an answer, 1. look it up, 2. use the help button, 3. ask a neighbor, 4. ask me)

    The Word review needs to be 100% complete & submitted by Final exam day.

    REVIEW FOR THE FINAL
    WORD Self Check quizzes

    Study excel by taking the EXCEL self check quizzes.
    Lesson 1 Lesson 2 Lesson 3 Lesson 4 Lesson 5

    Complete the PPT Self Check Quizzes below.
    U4L1 Quiz U4L2 Quiz U4L3 Quiz U4L4 Quiz
    Interactive Reviews – Lesson 4 Lesson 3 Lesson 2

    FINAL EXAM TUE MAY 22 8:02-9:07

  • 1. FINISH ACCESS FINAL PROJECT

    1. Open Access & create a blank database.
    2. Name it final-your name
    3. Go to the design view & remove the primary key.
    4. Add at least 10 fields & adjust the field types as needed.
      1. One of your fields should be an attachment.
      2. ALL records should have an attachment.
    5. Add at least 10 records each with an attachment
    6. Add a field that has the hyperlink field type. Hyperlink a few of your items
    7. Sort your list from A to Z
    8. Freeze the most important column
    9. Save and submit your project in EDMODO

    BEGIN WORD FINAL EXAM REVIEW – CLICK FOR WORD-FINAL REVIEW

  • Games & email are not allowed. School is not over yet. I expect everyone to keep working and trying until the end of the year. Anyone who is found on a site that you should not be on, will lose internet privileges.

    ACCESS FINAL PROJECT

    1. Open Access & create a blank database.
    2. Name it final-your name
    3. Go to the design view & remove the primary key. (right click on the key & delete)
    4. Choose a topic to create a database about. (Books you own, Clothes, Shoes, Baseball cards, etc)
    5. Add at least 10 fields & adjust the field types as needed.
      1. One of your fields should be an attachment.
      2. ALL records should have an attachment.
    6. Add at least 10 records each with an attachment
    7. Save and submit your project in EDMODO
  • CA3.2.1 & CA3.2.5

    1.Learn about Citations
    2. Open Research Sheet. You need 10 sources. Be sure to paste the URL and list 3 pieces of information for each. Three sources should be for paragraph 2 (What is Cyberbullying?), 3 for paragraph 3(Problems with Cyberbullying), and 3 for paragraph 4 (Solutions to Cyberbullying, and one that is a case study. Be sure to communicate with your partner on your group page in Edmodo.
    3. Finish making your works cited page. Be sure to DS and add hanging indents. Submit in Edmodo

    MLA report:
    1st Paragraph: Introduction
    2nd Paragraph: What is Cyberbullying (include a real example & technologies used to bully)
    3rd Paragraph: Consequences (of the bully & the victim. include a real example)
    4th Paragraph: Prevention Methods (solutions to prevent cyberbullying. Include a real example)
    5th paragraph: Conclusion

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  • MONDAY 2-27-12 MLA REPORTS

    February 27th, 2012

    CA3.2.1
    TODAY: Learn how to format an MLA Report

    1. Click here to for MLA assignment

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    February 23rd, 2012mrs bratcherDaily Task

    1. Turn in Charts & Tables Assignments.
    2. Review for the test
    3. Take Lesson 5 Test
    4. If you have late work to finish, do so now. Be sure to submit in Edmodo.

    Look up resources for cyberbullying when you finish your test. Researching-Cyberbullying

    Paste the URL into the sheet attached above.

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  • February 22nd, 2012

    CA3.2.4
    1. Finish Travel brochure & turn in. Finish & Turn in weather chart
    2. Finish your chart on your own. Add a background color, border, clipart, & WordArt Title. 
    Insert a table with information that you would like to display in a chart. (Ex: Sport scores, Grades, # of awards or nominations etc..) Format your table. Insert a chart the displays the same data. Format your chart using pictures.
    3. Complete Interactive Review

    4. Practice – Self-Check Quiz
    5. Take the lesson 5 open book quiz

    TEST TOMORROW OVER L5

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  • ca3.2.6
    1. On Your Own – Click for Chart Assignment 2
    2. Submit in edmodo

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  • COLUMNS
    1.Finish your map & submit
    2. Click for a video demonstration (Watch this video for assignment instructions)Click for Written directions
    3. Click for data file

    4. Create a Newsletter on a topic of your choice. Click for directions. 
    5. Pick a destination you would like to travel to. Research this place. Find out what activities are available. We will be creating a travel brochure tomorrow.

February 6th, 2012

CA 3.2.1
BELLWORK: Look through l3 terms on the Edmodo page.

Lesson 3 Application portion of the test.
Multiple Choice Test tomorrow – Click here for L3 study guide

  1. Take Lesson 3 Quiz – You may use your notes, book, and the internet to help you with this quiz
  2. Experiment with shapes. Draw a scene from a movie using Shapes in Word. (Insert>illustrations> shapes)

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THURSDAY PRESENTATIONS

December 21st, 2011

1. Open your How To, Cartoon, & Avatar/Ms. Orange

2. Print your How to (Handouts/6 per page)

3. Turn ALL work into Moodle (Especially #’s 23,24, 31, & 33) We are presenting our How to & Cartoon today. Speak loudly so all can here. Explain your cartoon & “How to” when presenting.

Day 1 – 8/21/12 Welcome Back to Computer Apps!

TUESDAY 10-16-12  Format Lemonade Stand

CA 3.3.4 Apply editing and enhancement features to cell contents, i.e., edit, fill, rotate, move, merge, size, number formats, 3-D references, alignment, auto formats, sorting, row/column setting and formats, styles, borders and colors.

  1. Finish & Submit Excel Label Screen Parts
  2. Get back with your partner from the Lemonade stand game.
  3. Open your Lemonade sheet. If you did not get to complete the lemonade game, open the blank data sheet to work with.
  4. Format your sheet using borders & fill colors.
  5. Use wrap text on row 4
  6. Adjust the column & row width to better fit the data.
  7. Learn to delete unused rows. (right click on row header)
  8. Rename Sheet Tab
  9. Learn how to freeze columns
  10. Learn how to add a filter & sort columns
  11. Learn to create charts of the data (Insert >chart)
  12. Learn to create charts that will let you compare several columns of data.
  13. Format your charts with colors & titles
  14. Using your charts, analyze your data. Why did you make more money on some days than others?
  15. Check that you have turned in ALL excel files. (Screen Parts)
  16. Play for 15 more days & report back your net profit or loss.

 

MONDAY 10-15-12  DATA ENTRY Lemonade Game

CA 3.3.2     Demonstrate creating, opening, saving, renaming, inserting, deleting, retrieving, and closing a worksheets and workbooks.

  1. Check Edmodo to see that you submitted your Excel Screen parts.
  2. Get with  your Cyberbully partner. Each partner will be working on a computer.
  3. One partner will be entering data while the other partner will play the game. You may rotate jobs as frequently as you would like.Data Sheet (Open and save this file. One partner should fill this form out while you play)

 

  • CA 3.3.1     Identify components of the spreadsheet window using industry terminology and efficiently navigate throughout the worksheets and workbook.

    1. Introduction to Excel. Label the parts of the screen. Click for cheat Sheet 2.Complete the following activity to familiarize yourself with terms used in excel
  • CA 3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of tables, including calculations and special features. CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Click here to take the multiple choice quiz for ch3.
    2. CH 3 APPLICATION QUIZ – CLICK HERE
    3. SUBMIT Work in Edmodo
      1. Make it Right pg194 & In the Lab pg 196 in EDMODO.
      2. 10-2 Table Intro & 10-2 -3-1 Apply
  • CA 3.2.4 Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of tables, including calculations and special features. CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Submit your APA paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, fnish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. It is due WEDNESDAY (10-3-12) in turnitin NO EXCUSES.
    2. SUBMIT Work in Edmodo
      1. Make it Right pg194 & In the Lab pg 196 in EDMODO.
      2. 10-2 Table Intro & 10-2 -3-1 Apply
    3. REVIEW TABLES
      • Autofit, insert row, align, style, delete.
    4. Quiz Review:
    5. REMINDER: Application Test is Thursday 10-4-12
  • CA 3.2.4    Apply advanced word-processing skills in the creation of tables, including calculations and special features.

    1. Submit your APA paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, fnish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. It is due WEDNESDAY (10-3-12) in turnitin NO EXCUSES.
    2. SUBMIT  Make it Right pg194 & In the Lab pg 196 in EDMODO.
    3. Learn how to Create & Edit TABLES
    4. Quiz Review: Complete IN THE LAB pg 197.
  • CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meetemployability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Submit your paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, fnish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. It is due WEDNESDAY (10-3-12) in turnitin NO EXCUSES.
    2. As a class, play Computer Genius for Ch 3
    3. Review skills used in pg 194 MAKE IT RIGHT. Complete Make it Right pg WD 194
    4. Finish  IN THE LAB – PAGE WD 196.
    5. After you have finished & sumbitted both files in Edmod0, play the Wheel of Terms.
    6. Complete the crossword.
    7. Practice typing in Microtype
  • CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meetemployability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Submit your paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, fnish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. It is due WEDNESDAY (10-3-12) in turnitin NO EXCUSES. I will make contact with the parents of any student who has not submitted their paper in turnitin.com today to let them know what you need to work on over the weekend.
    2. Finish your custom letterhead.
      • Review skills needed to make a cutsom letterhead.
    3. Complete Make it Right pg WD 194
      • Learn how to set a tab stop & merge cells on a table.
    4. Complete IN THE LAB pg WD 196.
  • CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, . CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6 Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Turn in your APA Cyberbullying reoprt in Edmodo. (This is for your formatting grade)
    2. Submit your paper in Turnitin.com (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, fnish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. It is due WEDNESDAY in turnitin NO EXCUSES.
    3. Finish your Highlander Outfitters Assignment.
      • Submit in Edmodo
    4. Create a custom letterhead for yourself. Click here for Letterhead directions.
    5. Complete Make it Right pg WD 194
      • Learn how to set a tab stop & merge cells on a table.
  • CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition. CA 3.2.7 Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards. CA 3.2.6     Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.

    1. Turn in your outline in Edmodo.com. (If your parnter turned it in, still hit turnin and tell me who your partner is.)
    2. Submit your paper in Turnitin.com  (Only one partner needs to do this.) If you are not finished, fnish it at home, before school, after school, during study hall, during lunch, or during study table. It is due WEDNESDAY in turnitin NO EXCUSES.
    3. ASSIGNMENT: Create a letterhead & Letter for the Highlander Outfitters.

 

TUESDAY 9-25-12 – Peer Edit Papers

CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

  1. With the partner you were assigned, open your cyberbully paper and all of your research.
  2. TODAY: Click for guidelines on formatting your cyberbully paper.
    • Partner A – Open your 9-19 Cyberbully Paper.
    • Partner B- Open the formatting instructions AND Research sheet.
  3. Check your Spelling & Grammar.
  4. Check that you have cited your sources.
  5. Check that you have a real example in paragraphs 2,3, & 4.
  6. Add all 6 references to your references page if you have not already.
  7. PEER EDIT: Get up and move to another group’s computer.
    • Go through the rubric and check off what the group has or does not have.
    • Give your graded rubric back to the students to fix what is missing.
  8. SUBMIT IN TURNITIN.COM
    • lOGIN OR Create an account.
    • Class ID: 5584156  Enrollment Key: capps

 

  • CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, open your cyberbully paper and all of your research.
    2. TODAY: We will type paragraphs 5 & the Abstract.
    3. Together your will type the 5th paragraph & the abstract.
    4. Check that you have cited your sources.
    5. Check that you have a real example in paragraphs 2,3, & 4.
    6. Add all 6 references if you have not already.
    7. Spell check your paper.

    PARAGRAPH 5 – CONCLUSION

    • Key an introduction sentence.
    • Reiterate your main point about cyber bullying, its problems, & its solutions.
    • Be sure to have a closing sentence that sums up your entire paper. Remind readers what it is that they should have taken from your paper. (What were your main points you were trying to get across?)
  • CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, open your cyberbully paper and all of your research.
    2. TODAY: We will type paragraphs 1-3.
    3. Together your will type the 3rd & 4th paragraphs. Be sure to add one real example in paragraphs 2,3, & 4.

    PARAGRAPH 3:

    • Key an introduction sentence.
    • Discuss at least 4 different problems that cyber bullying can cause for the victim or the bully. (Ex: The bully may get charged criminally)
    • Include at least one specific example of how cyber bullying has caused a problem.
    • Key a transition sentence that will lead us into our next topic, solutions to cyber bullying.

    PARAGRAPH 4:

    • Key an introduction sentence.
    • Discuss the best way to prevent cyber bullying.
    • Mention at least 3 other possible solutions.
    • Transition to the conclusion.
  • CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, open your cyberbully paper and all of your research.
    2. TODAY: We will type paragraphs 1-3.
    3. Together your will type the first paragraph.

    PARAGRAPH 1:

    • Key an attention getting sentence.
    • Key several sentences that discuss your 3 main points(Keep it simple & just mention the topics that will be discussed. Save the details for the following paragraphs)
      • (What is cyber bullying, problem, & solutions).
    • Key a transition sentence that will transition us into the next topic, what is cyber bullying?

    4. Partner A will type paragraph 2 “What is Cyberbullying.” Partner B will type paragraph 3, “problems with cyberbullying. “

     

  • CA 3.2.5-Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, check that your research sheet is complete. You must have the URL’s that go along with your information.
    2. TODAY: Format your Cyberbully Paper in Word.
    3. Add your sources to Word using the references Tab.
      • Partner A- Go to the references tab and add the sources as partner B gives you the information.
  • CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. With the partner you were assigned, research Cyberbullying.
    2. Partner A – Should have the Research sheet open on their screen. you will be filling in info as you and your partner find it.
    3. Partner B- Should be searching the internet to find information. As you find info, share it with Partner A so that they can type it on the sheet.
  • CA 3.2.5 Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. Play Computer Genius as a class.
    2. REVIEW – Format a report in APA style
    3. REVIW how to add citations.
    4. With the partner in your row, complete “In the Lab”
      • One partner is to read the instructions while the other completes the task.
      • Swith roles half way through.
      • DIRECTIONS
      • Data File
  • CA 3.2.5   Apply word-processing skills and style manual usage to cite reference documentation, i.e. bibliography, works cited, footnotes, and endnotes.CA 3.2.1 Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. REVIEW – format a report in APA style
    2. Learn how to add citations.
    3. (On your own) Finish Make it Right from 9-13.
    4. Learn how to create citations & add a reference page.
  • CA 3.2.1     Apply word-processing skills by creating a variety of business and technical documents, i.e., newsletters, flyers, multi-page reports, using wizards, templates, or composition.

    1. (Together as a class) Learn how to format a report in APA style
    2. (On your own) Complete Make it Right
  • CA 3.2.3 Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e., delete, cut/copy/paste, format painter, undo/redo, repeat, and paste special. CA 3.2.2 Apply word-processingformatting skills, i.e., fonts, paragraphing, text flow options (widow/orphan), margins, indentations, page orientation, tabulation, breaks, enumeration, bulleting, borders/shading, columns.

    1. Review columns, column breaks, and margins.
    2. Click here to Learn Skills from Ch2. (AutoCorrect, Cut/copy/paste, Drag & drop, Header/Footer, formatting marks, thesaurus, find & replace, first line indent, document properties, & research task pane.)
    3. Complete pg WD 126 APPLY YOUR KNOWLEDGE.
    4. CLICK FOR DATA FILE NEEDED
    5. Play the computer genius game.

 

TUESDAY 9-11-12 CH 2 SKILLS

CA 3.2.3     Apply word-processing skills by accessing and editing documents, including the effective use of editing commands, i.e., delete, cut/copy/paste, format painter, undo/redo, repeat, and paste special. CA 3.2.2    Apply word-processing formatting skills, i.e., fonts, paragraphing, text flow options (widow/orphan), margins,indentations, page orientation, tabulation, breaks, enumeration, bulleting, borders/shading, columns.

  1. Review columns, column breaks, and margins.
  2. Check your Grades in Edmodo.
    • Submit late work.
  3. Click here to Learn Skills from Ch2. (AutoCorrect, Cut/copy/paste, Drag & drop, Header/Footer, formatting marks, thesaurus, find & replace, first line indent, document properties, &  research task pane.)

 

MONDAY 8-27-12 Formatting Pictures & Font

CA 3.2.6 -Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.
  1. Review Line Spacing & Margins
  2. Check your grades in Edmodo.
    1. Submit 8-23 Map.docx
  3. TODAY: ENHANCING PHOTOS IN WORD 2010
  4. If you finish early:
  5. Formatting Font in Word 2010.  pg WD 16-29
  • Standard: 3.2.6

    1. Review Saving files.
    2. Review Line Spacing & Margins
    3. Check your grades in Edmodo.
    4. Finish 8-23 Map.docx
    5. TODAY: ENHANCING PHOTOS IN WORD 2010
  • SHAPES

    1. Review saving, opening, naming, and submitting files.
    2. Review Line spacing & Shapes.
    3. Review Navigating a document.
    4. Check Edmodo to be sure you submitted late work. (Click on Grades)
    5. Finish Shapes assignment from yesterday & Submit in EDMODO.
    6. Create a Map or blueprint of a place of your choice using shapes. Be sure to include textures or pictures within your shapes.

  • CA 3.2.6    Apply word-processing graphic object skills such as scale, insert, crop, borders, wrap text, shapes, fill and line options, shading, text boxes, WordArt.
    1. Review, saving, naming, opening, and submitting files.
    2. Review Line spacing & Memos.
    3. Learn how to Navigate a Document. CLICK HERE
    4. Check your grades in Edmodo. Be sure you have submitted all late work.
      • See me for a pass if you are behind.
    5. Finish Shapes assignment from yesterday. (8-20 Shapes Intro)
    6. Shape Challenge.
      • Create scenery using shapes. Try to make a snowy background with a person skiing down the hill & snow flakes falling OR a person water skiing.

    For Tomorrow

    1. Create a Map or blueprint of a place of your choice using shapes. Be sure to include textures or pictures within your shapes.

  • CA3.2.6 Apply Word-processing graphic object skills such as shapes & text wrap.

    1. Review Opening, Saving,  naming, & submitting Files.
    2. Review the screen parts in Word.
    3. Review Margins & Line spacing. (Pair & Share – Partner A Should teach the person in your row how to adjust the margins. Partner B should teach the person in their row how to adjust the line spacing.)
    4. TAKE QUIZ OVER SCREEN PARTS IN EDMODO.
    5. Submit your Memo in EDMODO. (8-20 MEMO)
    6. Learn how to use Shapes in Word.
    7. Shape Challenge.
      1. Create scenery using shapes. Try to make a snowy background with a person skiing down the hill & snow flakes falling OR  a person water skiing.

     

  • CA 3.2.7   Apply the ability to format a variety of documents that meet employability standards

    TODAY:

    1. Review Screen Parts (Quiz on Tuesday)
    2. Review Saving, opening, & submitting files.
    3. Click for Memo notes & ASSIGNMENT
    4. Have you Submitted EVERYTHING? (EDMODO> Grades)
      • Tech Handbook Poster
      • Tech Review Sheet
      • 8-16-12 Label Word Screen Parts
    5. If you finish early, complete Crossword.
    6. Play the crossword puzzle challenge.
  • CA 1.1.3 -Use the operating system to save files to a hard drive, other drives, and/or a server. CA 1.1.6 -Apply the organizational concept behind using files and folders for storing information and organizing files into folders. CA 1.1.7     Demonstrate saving, opening, and finding files using a variety of different formats.
    1. Review Saving & opening files, file management, and submitting work inEdmodo.
    2. Finish Labeling Word Screen. Go over as a class. Submit in EDMODO.
      1. Learning the Parts of the screen in Word 2010. Label the parts of the word screen. – Click here to open this file.Using Insert>Shapes> Callouts> label the parts of the Word Screen. Label the following: File, Title Bar, Document Pane, Scroll Bars,  Status Bar, Quick Access Toolbar, Tabs, Groups, Ribbon, quick dialog box launcher, view buttons, ruler, Zoom, and the help button.Click for WORD 2010 CHEAT SHEET
    3. IN THE LAB – Creating folders for a Pet Supply Store. (pg OFF 79)
      1. On your H drive, in the Computer Applications folder, create the folders shown on pg OFF 79. (skip step 1 that mentions a flash drive. We will use our H drive)
    4. Review Terms learned from our Tech Handbook. Play the Wheel of Terms Game
    1. Play the crossword puzzle challenge.

     

  • CA 3.2 Students use word processing software through a variety of input technologies to create, edit, and publish industry appropriate documents.
    1. Check  to make sure you turned in your  Tech Poster in EDMODO. (Reminder ALL assignments close 7 days from the day assigned. NO Exceptions)
    2. Open your Tech questions from yesterday. (They SHOULD be saved in your Capps folder with yesterdays date 8-15) We will finish the last two groups today) Submit Tech Questions in Edmodo.
    3. Learning the Parts of the screen in Word 2010.
    1. Open EDOMO & SUBMIT your Tech Handbook Poster. To receive an “A,” you need pictures, smartart, Effects, & text must be easy to read.
    2. Briefly meet with group to be sure you know what you are saying. (7 Min)
    3. PRESENT YOUR TOPIC TO THE CLASS.
    4. Open the file attached below. As each topic is presented, answer the questions on the sheet. ASSIGNMENT: Complete Question List & submit.
    5. Click here to submit in Edmodo

    There are no games in this class. Please ask permission to visit a site that is not listed.

     

  • TECHNOLOGY HANDBOOK

    1. Open your group with the information on your technology topic. (To receive credit, you must have posted at least 3 posts)
    2. You will be creating a poster using PowerPoint. This poster should explain your topic. (Be sure your text is large enough to be read.
    3. Insert a SmartArt Object, change its colors, add information. (Insert>SmartArt)
    4. Insert pictures. (Insert>Picture or copy>Paste)
    5. Insert a title (Insert>WordArt)
    6. Change the background color (Design>Format Background)
    7. This poster should be very informative & include a lot of examples
    8. Save on your H Drive &  submit in Edmodo

    Be sure you have addressed the questions for your group from this packet.

Welcome to my website! I hope you will be able to use this site as a resource in my class. I will keep all assignments posted on here. You will also be able to look back at previous assignments if you have been absent. My site has RSS feeds, which allows you to subscribe and receive updates. Feel free to email me with any questions atlajuan.lewis@jefferson.kyschools.us

STUDENT LOGINS- The students will have logins on the school computers. They can access edmodo from home. Click Here  Enter your login name.

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Digital Bloom’s Taxonomy Peacocks

iLearn Technology – AN EDUBLOG ABOUT INTEGRATING TECHNOLOGY INTO THE CLASSROOM.

http://ilearntechnology.com/?p=2973

Bloomin’ Digital Peacock

Remember:

BBC Skillwise- http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/

Spelling City- http://spellingcity.com

Starfall- http://starfall.com

Discovery Streaming- http://streaming.discoveryeducation.com

Lexipedia- http://lexipedia.com

YouTube- http://youtube.com

Gamegoo- http://www.earobics.com/gamegoo/gooey.html

PBS Kids- http://pbskids.org

Understand:

Into the Book- http://reading.ecb.org

Skype- http://skype.com

Treasures- http://activities.macmillanmh.com/reading/treasures/

Book Adventure- http://bookadventure.org

Twitter- http://twitter.com

Apply:

Kerpoof- http://kerpoof.com

PhotoBooth- Software

Scholastic- http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/learn.jsp

Fotobabble- http://fotobabble.com

Google Earth- http://google.com/earth

Analyze:

Read Write Think- http://readwritethink.org

Cool Iris- http://cooliris.com

Wordle- http://wordle.net

Creaza- http://creaza.com

Mindomo- http://mindomo.com

Evaluate:

Shelfari- http://shelfari.com

Wikipedia- http://wikipedia.com

Think.com- http://think.com

Nota- http://notaland.com

Create:

Pic-Lits- http://piclits.com

Kerpoof- http://kerpoof.com

ZimmerTwins- http://zimmertwins.com

Wiki Spaces- http://wikispaces.com

DomoNation- http://domonation.com

Glogster- http://edu.glogster.com

Creaza- http://creaza.com

Voicethread- http://voicethread.com

Kidblog- http://kidblog.org

Wetpaint- http://www.wetpaint.com

edublogs- http://edublogs.org

Stage’d- http://stagedproject.com/

Garageband- Software

iMovie- Software

Pedagogy for teaching technology: Blooming Sites

Blooming Sites:

Kathy Schrock redesigned – http://www.schrockguide.net/bloomin-apps.html 

Remembering

Understanding

Applying

http://scribblemaps.com/

http://mathway.com/

http://www.eslvideo.com/index.php

http://www.tdbspecialprojects.com/

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/storystarters/storystarter1.htm

http://www.tdbspecialprojects.com/

via Instructional Technology.

Take it to the Cloud

What is Skydrive? Take it to the Clouds – Home.

Think about all of the different devices you use every day. Wouldn’t it be nice if your files came with you, whether you’re on your phone, Mac, or PC?

When you use SkyDrive, you’ll never be without the documents, notes, photos, and videos that matter to you. Store anything on your SkyDrive and it’s automatically available from your trusted devices no syncing or cables needed.

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