Thursday, January 22, 2009

1. Students will relate the speed of processing to the clock speed of a CPU
2. Students will understand capacity of a memory device
3. Students will understand how memory and cpu work together
4. Students will examine an actual computer.

1. Digital Zen
2. Announcements
3. Speed and Capacity Lecture
4. Exit Slip Blog

Digital Zen: (1-2 slide PowerPoint - worth 20 Points!)
Yesterday was INAUGURATION DAY 2009. It was extra-special because we ushered in our first AFRICAN american President.

Using 1-2 PowerPoint slides, write a LONG letter to President Obama using PowerPoint. In your letter include:

  • An introduction to yourself (introduce yourself!)
  • Talk about where you are from: your city, your neighborhood, your struggles
  • Your feelings about him being our first President of color
  • What you hope he will accomplish in the next 4 years
  • Sign it (Sincerely, Your Name)

Along with your letter, include at least 3 Pictures to illustrate your opinion and points.

Remember, you are creating a PowerPoint for our President, please take time to

  • Write with your best academic language
  • Be creative with your layouts and colors
  • Don't go crazy with custom animations and too much stuff
When you are done, please email it to

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