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Emergency Lesson Plan #1

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
2. Internet Scavenger Hunt
3. MS Excel Extra Practice

1. Warm up (www.blogger.com)

Examine the comic strip above. What does it remind you of? What do you think about it? Why do you think a computer does that? Has this ever happened to you?

2. Internet Scavenger Hunt
1. Go to this website http://www.smsnwk.com/page13.html

2. Copy and paste the questions to your blogger or into MS Word.

3. Answer each question in complete sentences. You may use the links provided on the website (they are blue and underlined) or any search engine to assist you in your search, but you may NOT copy and paste the text as your answer. Write your own answers!

4. Once complete, publish your work. OR Save as PerX-last-first-scavenger.doc

5. Email it to me and Delete your File. (mraguda_p4@mail2web.com, mraguda_p5@mail2web.com, mraguda_p6@mail2web.com)

3. MS Excel Extra Practice
Enter the correct information for the following cells
In Column A = 132, 231, 0.01, 132, 3
In Column B = 325, 546, -0.01, 111, 12
In Column C = 6.332, 6.123, (-123.0/75), (82*65), 72
In Column D = 72, 123, 092.0, (87/88), 23
In Column E = 12, (12+12+12+13), (12-88), (12/3), (13*1)

In Column F = Add up EACH ROW of Columns A:E
In Row 6 = Add up Each Column of Rows 1:5
Fill the Totals with Gray Boxes

In H10 Enter a formula that would give the grand total (Use Arial 25 Pt font)

Monday-Wednesday, December 18-20, 2006

Part II of FINAL
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/start.asp?sid=nq2dvjqcz8rbbrs251562
Friday, December 15, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOG
2. Review worksheet
3. Homework

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
1. What are you planning to do this weekend?
2. What exams are you most worried about?
3. What are you going to do this weekend to prepare for finals?

Review worksheet
This worksheet is designed to help you review some important parts of next week's final exam. Please complete it and email it me by the end of the period. Remember, you must also study the rest of the Review Sheet you received yesterday!

Homework:
Have a great weekend and spend a good amount studying and getting extra rest!
Wednesday-Thursday, December 13-14, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (www.blogger.com)
2. Mavis Beacon (25 minutes)
3. Special Search Engines: Vivisimo and KartOO
4. Special Search Engines: Worksheet
5. Final Exam information

Warm up (Typing Drill)
Set up for a typing drill. Open up a blank MS WORD DOCUMENT.
While you wait for a STAMP click the link below to sumbit your score:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software:
Do 4 Mavis Beacon lessons and 1 game. Make sure to fill out your log on the back of your typing drill and on this website http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928
Monday-Tuesday, December 11-12, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (Typing Drill)
2. Intro to Internet Research (Part I-Notes) (45 minutes)
3. Worksheet
4. Exit Slip
5. Homework

Warm up (Typing Drill)
Set up for a typing drill. Open up a blank MS WORD DOCUMENT.
While you wait for a STAMP click the link below to sumbit your score:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software: After you have completed the software, enter the information on your paper and then complete the response EXIT slip here: http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928

Intro to Internet Research
Answer the questions on your worksheet. Get a stamp at the end of the period.

Homework:
Questions and Ven Diagram
Friday, December 8, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (Typing Drill)
2. Mavis Beacon Typing + Response Slip
3. Exit Slip
4. Homework

Warm up (Typing Drill)
Set up for a typing drill. Open up a blank MS WORD DOCUMENT.
While you wait for a STAMP click the link below to sumbit your score:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software:
After you have completed the software, enter the information on your paper and then complete the response EXIT slip here:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928

http://reviews.cnet.com/Nintendo_Wii/4505-6464_7-31355104.html

You may copy and paste the questions into your response.

1. What two contender companies is the Nintendo Wii up against?
2. What was the name of the console that Nintendo released before this one?
3. What is the main difference between the Nintendo Wii and the other game consoles?
4. Why is it considered strange?
5. Compared to the other consoles on the market, what is the size of the Wii?
6. How much RAM does a Wii come with?
7. How many ports does the Wii have?
8. What is "WiiConnect24's always-on design?"
9. Will the Wii be able to use old Game Cube games? How can you buy them?
10. Describe how this controller is used.
11. In the conclusion section, do you think the reviewer likes the Wii? Why or why not? Does he recommend it?
Wednesday-Thursday, December 6-7, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm-up (blog)
2. Pre-practice Drill
3. Mavis Beacon Typing + Response Slip
4. Exit Slip
5. Homework

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
1. What is home position? Tell me where each finger of each hand rests on.
2. Why is home position important?

Pre Drill:
Complete the typing drill, enter the information on your paper and complete the slip here: http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=sze3du3a31ubhl4248930

Mavis Beacon Software:
After you have completed the software, enter the information on your paper and then complete the response slip here:
http://FreeOnlineSurveys.com/rendersurvey.asp?sid=6vpbaeo0te8t4g7248928

Homework:
Find out how quickly your mom or dad types. Administer a typing test to them and have them type for 4 minutes. Figure out their WPM and Accuracy.
Intervention (Tuesday, December 5, 2006)

1. Blog (see below)
2. Worksheet
3. Exit Slip

Blog: Answer this question and wait for a stamp
1. What have you done to ensure that you do better this quarter?
2. What are you still confused about?
3. Write a paragraph about what you are going to do when you are done?

"Worksheet": Complete the worksheet and email it to Mr. Aguda
Type the answer to each question on MS WORD -- YOU MUST copy and paste the QUESTIONS!
1. Go to www.typingtest.com -- Take the speed test. Take it 3 times -- Record your speed and accuracy for each time.
2. If Mr. Aguda has a computer that runs at 4Hz, how many squares in one second will it process?
3. What is a processor? What does it do?

Use the binary code below to answer
1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0

4. How many bits in the piece of data above?
5. How many bytes in the piece of data above?
6. If I have a 4Hz computer, how long will it take the computer to process this data?
7. What if I had a 3Hz computer?
8. How about a 2Hz computer?
9. What about a 1 Hz computer?
10. Fill in the blank: The more _______, the faster the computer.
11. What is a byte and how do I use it to describe a computer?
12. What is the difference between a MegaHertz (MHz) and a Megabyte (MB)?
13. RAM is short term memory that is measured in ______________.
14. A Hard Drive is __________ _____________ memory that is measured in __________.
15. A CPU's speed is measured in ________________.
16. Why do you need a power supply in your computer?
17. There is a RED PIECE OF TAPE on a part of the computer in the front of the room...what is it?
18. What two components make a computer fast?

Exit Slip:
1. If I have a computer running at 3MHz, how many seconds will it take to process 3 Million squares?

http://www.happynews.com/news/11142006/seven-wonders-internet-world.htm

1. What is snail mail and how old is it?
2. What are the 7 wonders of the internet?
3. How many emails were sent in 2003? How many snail mail letters are sent annually?
4. What is real time chat?
5. What are the benefits of real time chat?
7. What are google maps and how do they help people on the net?
8. How does MySpace make communication better in a busy and spaced-out world?
9. What is ebay?
Monday-Tuesday, December 4-5, 2006:

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm-up Blog
2. Intro to typing (continued)
3. Typing Activities/Lessons
4. Intro to Mavis Beacon
5. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com): choose one!
1. Did you
watch Saturday's game? What did you think? Was it fair? Do you have an excuse as to why SC lost?

2. Describe your weekend in detail. What did you do?

Intro to Typing Continued
Remember to have your fingers in home position at all times! If you don't you will learn incorrectly and never type at your best!

1. Do lesson #1 here: (all three lines) http://library.thinkquest.org/18709/data/Type.html

2. Do drill #1 here: http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cjh/appliedtech/Business/keyboarding/d1homerow.html

3. Play the lesson #1 game here: http://www.scugog-net.com/room108/typing/introtype.html

4. Type the "essay" for lesson one on a word document. Calculate WPM and Accuracy. Click here for the essay.

For WPM calculation. Divide the number of words typed by 4 minutes.
For Accuracy calculation. Divide the number of words correct by the total number of words typed.

EXIT SLIP:
What was your WPM and ACCURACY for today's TYPING DRILL?

Friday, December 1, 2006

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
2. Typing Assessment
3. Extra Credit Assignment (websearch)
4. Exit Slip

Warm up (www.blogger.com)
Answer the following prompts...in complete sentences!
–1. What are you planning to do this weekend? Describe your plans in detail.
–2. When are FINALS? Are you doing anything now to prepare for them?
–3. How many are days left in the semester?

Typing Assessment:
Go to www.typingtest.com

SCAVENGER HUNT:
Go to http://homepage.mac.com/cohora/ext/dechol.html
Copy and paste this to MS WORD file and email me. You can click on the links to find the answers!