Jan. 22nd-Jan 29th
Today we will be discussing loops. A loop is the action of doing something over and over again. This becomes very valuable when it comes to computer programming. We will be working on stages 5-8 which will allow us to see loops in action.
LT: I can explain the benefit of using loops when writing code.
Jan. 5th-Jan. 21st
As a follow-up to the Hour of Code, we are going to be spending some time learning more about the field of computer science. You will all have your own user accounts and will be working on different assignments using the link below. Today we will be talking about programs and algorithms.
LT: I know the defintion of program and algorithm.
Dec. 15th-Dec. 23rd
Finish Tech Term Bingo
Tech Term Dictionary
LT: I know definitions for each of the tech terms in my table.
Dec. 5th-Dec. 12th
Hour of Code
Use the link below to access your Hour of Code activity.
If you finish early or would like to learn more about coding on your own, check out these resources:
Oct. 21st-Dec. 4th
Tech Term Bingo
Today we will begin learning how to create tables in Microsoft Word.
Begin by opening up a new Word document.
Put your name and date in the header. Be sure to use the tab key to move to the right for the date.
Create a table, see the steps below:
- Insert, Table
- Make it 5 columns and 4 rows
- Type B in the first column
- Press Tab and type I
- Press Tab and type N
- Press Tab and type G
- Press Tab and type O
- Use the shading tool to shade only the boxes that contain letters.
- Save this file as “Tech Bingo.”
Then copy the words in the side box. Copy and paste one word in each box of your table. Now find a definition for each word from the links below. Be sure to give credit to the sources you use.
Tech Term Dictionary
LT: I can explain the steps involved in creating a table in Microsoft Word. I can also use the keyboard shortcuts for copy and paste.
Oct. 9th-Oct. 20th
Continue Who Am I
Today you will continue your All About Me research. Remember to add each fact that you find to your Word document.
When you are finished with the websites, go to the website below and create a picture that represents you. You will then take a picture of your finished piece and add it to your Word document. I will show you how to do this.
Then make the following format changes in Word:
- Add a border
- Change the font size, color and type
- Put your name and date in the header
Make sure to save everything!!
LT: I am able to add a border, change font size, type and color in Word. I can also explain the purpose of using the Header/Footer section in a Word document.
Sept. 19th-Oct. 8th
Who Am I?
Today we will use the Internet for research to find some cool "Who Am I" facts. We will also begin to look at the new version of Word.
First, open a new Word document. Use Wordart to title it "WHO AM I?" Then use the following websites to find the information for each of the questions asked.
Record your information in your Word document.
LT: I know which ribbon to choose to insert wordart in a Word document.
Sept. 11th-Sept. 18th
Review of Internet Safety
We are going to start the year off with a review of some of the Internet safety rules we need to follow that will keep us safe when we are surfing the World Wide Web.
Let's begin with a BrainPop movie all about Internet Safety.
When we are done, click the link below and take the online quiz.
Print your results, but do not get them from the printer. I will collect them all.
After you have printed your results, you can go to any of the websites on the side.
LT: I can list 5 different ways to stay safe while surfing the web.
Online Safety Game
Internet Safety Quiz
Sept. 3rd-Sept. 10th
As it is our first day back to the computer lab, we will begin with a review of the rules we need to follow.
We will then log in and get organized for the year.
Use the link on the side when you are finished.
LT: I know the rules and expectations in the computer lab. I also have all of my files organized in folders.
Go here when
you are done: