Monday-Tuesday, Dec 17-18, 2007

Objective(s):
By the end of this week:


  • Students will practice typing using Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing
  • Students will recieve a grade based on their notebooks. (see notebook rubric)

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOGGER
2. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

3. Notebook Checks!


Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

1. Why is it important not to look at your fingers while typing?

2. The "A" key is hit with which finger on which hand?
3. What did you do this weekend?
Friday, Dec 14, 2007

Objective(s):
By the end of this week:


  • Students will practice typing using Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: BLOGGER
2. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing


Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

1. What are the Home Row/Home Position? Tell me where each finger and thumb is placed on the keyboard.

2. What is the name of the keyboard we use?
3. Why do we have this type of keyboard?
Wednesday-Thursday, Dec 12-13, 2007

Objective(s):
By the end of this week:

  • Students will track their typing progress and will learn about the home keys.
  • Students will understand the basic process of a computer

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up: Typing Tests
3. Typing Notes
4. Computer Guts (introduction)

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

Open up a MS WORD document - Save as an activity: typingtest

Prepare for a typing test.

Typing Notes: (page _____)

Home Position

http://www.davis.k12.ut.us/cjh/appliedtech/Business/keyboarding/d1homerow.html
Monday-Tuesday, December 10-11, 2007

To all my wonderful students,

Please remember to respect me, the sub, the room, and your neighbors this week. I'll see you very soon. Continue to complete your typing practice. I EXPECT TO FIND SOME IMPROVEMENT when I return this week!

Thanks for your prayers and support. See you soon!


Mr. Aguda


Objective(s):

By the end of this week:

  • Students will use Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing to teach them the basics of Typing.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
(10 minutes)
2. Online Typing Tests
3. Online Typing Game


Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

1. What was your WPM and Accuracy when you completed Mavis Beacon typing last Wednesday?

2. How was your weekend? Describe it in 1 paragraph (4-5 sentences).

3. How many more days until Christmas break?

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Today, you will be using a Program called Mavis Beacon to teach you typing.

1. Follow the directions to register for the program (Mavis Beacon Tutorial)
2. Take 6-8 Lessons and Complete the Mavis Beacon Tally Sheet.
3. Turn in the Tally Sheet before you go.

Wednesday-Thursday, December 5-6, 2007

To all my wonderful students,

Funeral plans are coming together nicely. It's amazing how many people help you in difficult times. We've had so many people call and ask if they could help carry the load of the next few days. We are truly blessed to have so many friends and family.


Today, you will continue to use Mavis Beacon for typing lessons and games. Next week, we will assess your typing speed again to see if you have improved. We will also be learning proper hand placement on the keyboard as well as other important features of typing.

Remember to respect me, the sub, the room, and your neighbors this week. I'll see you all next week. Thanks for your prayers and support.

Mr. Aguda


Objective(s):

By the end of this week:

  • Students will use Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing to teach them the basics of Typing.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
(10 minutes)
2. Online Typing Tests
3. Online Typing Game


Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

1. What is Mavis Beacon?
2. What do you think about this program? Do you like it? Why or why not?
3. Have you ever lost a loved one to a terminal illness or accident? Describe how you felt then and how you feel today. (1 paragraph)

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Today, you will be using a Program called Mavis Beacon to teach you typing.

1. Follow the directions to register for the program (Mavis Beacon Tutorial)
2. Take 6-8 Lessons and Complete the Mavis Beacon Tally Sheet.
3. Turn in the Tally Sheet before you go.

Monday-Tuesday, December 3-4, 2007

To all my wonderful students,

My dad past away last night (Dec 2). This was the longest and most difficult day of my life. Thanks to you all for your support and love...the emails and the concern. You are the greatest ever!


Today, you'll be using a cool program called Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing. Please respect my wishes today by completing the assignment...respect the sub and have a great week. I'll be out this week...I'll be planning the funeral and spending time with family.

While you're at it this week, tell someone you care about that you love them. You never know when they're going to leave. Remember me and my family in your prayers.

My best to you all! See you soon.
Mr. Aguda

Objective(s):

By the end of this week:
  • Students will use Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing to teach them the basics of Typing.

Today's Agenda:
1. Warm up (blog)
(10 minutes)
2. Online Typing Tests
3. Online Typing Game

Warm up: (http://www.blogger.com/)

1. What is your WPM?
2. What is your Accuracy (%)?
3. What is your goal WPM and your goal Accuracy?
5. If Tommy typed 1000 words in 20 minutes, what is his WPM?
6. Tommy stopped to look at his work when he was finished. He made 28 mistakes. What is his ACCURACY? (Don't forget, it needs to be in percent!)
7. Sarah tried to beat Tommy, she typed 300 words in 5 minutes. What was her WPM? She realized she only missed 5 words, what was her ACCURACY?
8. Who was the better Typist and why?

Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing

Today, you will be using a Program called Mavis Beacon to teach you typing.

1. Follow the directions to register for the program (Mavis Beacon Tutorial)
2. Take 6-8 Lessons and Complete the Mavis Beacon Tally Sheet.
3. Turn in the Tally Sheet before you go.