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Oct. 28th-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 the words your are assigned from the links below. Be sure to give credit to the sources you use.

Fact Monster

Tech Term Dictionary

Your 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.

Computer 1-8

Computer 9-16
Flash Drive

Computer 17-24

Sept. 22nd-Oct. 27th

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.

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
  • Add several images
  • Spell Check

Make sure to save everything and print a copy!!

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. 10th-Sept. 21st

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.

Surfing Safely

Online Safety Game

Internet Safety Quiz


Sept. 1st-Sept. 9th

Welcome Back!

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:


Mr. Harrison's Tech Spot
Oyster Bay-East Norwich
880 Oyster Bay Rd.
East Norwich, NY 11732

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