Wow! The year is progressing quickly!! We are learning so much in the lab. In this unit we will continue to work on mouse skills and editing skills.
PreK- After reviewing mouse parts and clicking with our "practice mice", the children will paint a picture and add animals to their scene using Sheppard Software, They will print their final picture to take home.
K- Students will go the the Microsoft Office Symbaloo and click on the K word activity: They will type their name and phone number using the sift key for uppercase letters. Then Type their phone number again using the shift key the whole time to make secret codes out of their phone numbers.
1st-Students will go the the Microsoft Office Symbaloo and click on the 1st grade word activity: They will make an about me paragraph: My name is
My favorite color is
by follow directions.
2nd grade- The students will work on the second grade PowerPoint editing and inserting missing elements. They will print out their finished work as a handout.
3rd grade-The students will work on the third grade PowerPoint editing and inserting missing elements. They will print out their finished work as a handout.
4th grade-The students will work on the fourth grade PowerPoint editing and inserting missing elements. They will print out their finished work as a handout.
5th grade- Wumpaloons activity
We will continue to work with mouse skills as well as learn editing in Microsoft Word. At home base and using the Smart Board, all classes will be directed to go to the Computer Lab Homepage and click on the red button that says “Microsoft Office Practice and Skills.” From here, students will click on the Microsoft Word activity appropriate to their grade level.
PK- Students will visit Starfall to practice their mouse skills while all while learning letter sound they are working on in class.
Kindergarten- Students will click on the link for “My First Clicks” with Boomwa and Kwalla. Once there, they will go to Lesson 19, called Clicking, Dragging, and Dropping Creative Activities. There, they will complete a series of events that will allow them to practice their mouse control.
First Grade- First grade students will be directed to open Microsoft Word, where they will type their name and use the functions of Microsoft word such as: highlighting, changing font, change font size, changing font color, bold, and underline.
Second through Fifth Grades- Will visit a Symbaloo called Microsoft Word Practice and Skills. Students will open a word document and be asked follow directions and to use the tool bar functions of Microsoft Word to format a pre-existing document.
Students will have the opportunity to view "The Raider Report" at school, but at this time it is no longer available on my website.