• Computer Literacy I

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    The goal of Computer Literacy I is to provide sixth grade students with the fundamental skills of using the computer. Students will be introduced to the principles of computer use, internet safety, digital citizenship, Google applications and ongoing keyboarding skills. This course will cover the basic skills using but not limited to Google applications. The course outcome will allow students to refine their typing skills by using word processing programs, such as Google Docs to create, modify, and enhance documents.

    Grades are determined by the following categories and percentages (weights):    

    Participation = 10%  

    Activities & Quizzes = 40%

    Technique Evaluations & Tests = 50%

    Welcome to 8th Grade ~ Computer Applications

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    Full Year elective course = 4 marking periods

    Computer Applications is a full year 8th grade elective course develops the fundamentals of Google Docs, Sheets. Slides and Classroom.  Students will also learn digital citizenship, online safety, and digital etiquette Students will build upon their prior knowledge gained during the 6th and 7th grade Computer Literacy courses where proper keyboarding techniques, language arts literacy skills, proofreading, and editing skills are emphasized.  Students will learn to properly format important documents such as MLA and APA reports, business letters, multimedia presentations and charts.  Throughout the school year, students will view demonstrations and practice specific functions through hands-on class activities and projects. These lessons will greatly expand students' computer knowledge and efficiency and can easily be applied in other courses throughout their everyday life. 

    Class Supplies:

    The following materials are required for this class:

     2 Pocket Folder 

    Pencils, black or blue pens 

      Grading:

    The final course grade will be comprised of the following:

     10% (Individual Participation)   Activities & Quizzes = 40% (Formative) Projects&Tests = 50% (Summative)

     

     

    Computer Literacy II

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    Description of the Course:

    Computer Literacy is the knowledge and ability to use computers and technology efficiently.  It can also refer to the comfort level someone has with using computer programs and other applications that are associated with computers.

    Computer Literacy II offers students detailed lessons and experience using but not limited to Google Docs , Sheets, and Slides. They will use some of the most common formatting techniques and learn various ways to access them.  Also, they will practice setting margins and tabs, inserting Clip Art, shapes, symbols, and designing tables, just to name a few. These lessons will be sure to greatly expand their knowledge and efficiency when working with Docs, Sheets, and Slides  Throughout the marking period, they will view demonstrations and practice specific functions through hands-on class activities and projects.

     HOMEWORK IS NOT ASSIGNED NIGHTLY, as this is a “cycle” class.

    Class Supplies:

    The following materials are required for this class:

      2-pocketed folder   and    black or blue pens

                    Grading:

    The final course grade will be comprised of the following:

    Participation = 10%    Activities & Quizzes = 40% Projects & Tests = 50%