Monday-Tuesday, November 9-10, 2009

Objective(s):
1. Learn how to Figure Words Per Minute (WPM) and Accuracy of a typing sample.
2. Take an Official Typing Drill and Record Pre-practice Scores
3. Home Position and Home Row Practice

Agenda:
1. Warm Up
2. Announcements
3. Accuracy Lecture and Typing Drill
4. Typing Mini-Lecture and the Home Row
5. Online Typing Practice

Warm Up:
1. What did you do this weekend? (2 Sentences)
2. If Tom types 75 words in 5 minutes, what is his WPM?
3. If Craig types 30 words in 2 minutes, what is his WPM?
4. Who is faster, Tom or Craig?
5. If Rob types 60 words in 3 minutes, what is his WPM?
6. Jeff types 1200 words in 10 minutes, what is his WPM?
7. When Jeff is done typing, Mr. Aguda looks at his work. He tries to read it but almost all the words are typed WRONG! So now, Jeff has to type it all up again. Is WPM the only thing that is important in being a good typist? Why or why not? What else is important?!


Online Practice
Homerow Practice 1:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_1.html


Homerow Practice 2:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_2.html


Homerow Practice 4:
http://www.typing-lessons.org/lesson_3.html

Homerow Practice 3:
http://www.powertyping.com/qwerty/lessonsq.html


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