Course Syllabus

Keyboarding and Basic Word Processing

6th Grade

Mrs. Jerri Terry

Email:  jerriterry@fcschools.net 

 

VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS 

I am available by email and telephone from 8 AM - 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday.  My daily office hours are 2:30 PM-3:00 PM.
If you would like to set up a phone or video conference, please send an email with a date/time that is convenient for you.  

Students can access links for these hours from either Gmail (Grades 6-12) or their Google Calendar (Grades K-12) sent from their teacher(s). 

 

Course Information and Assignments

Students will access course information by going to Google Classroom. (Links to an external site.)

Google Classroom Codes:

1st Elective:     zwj55yj

2nd Elective:   aavlgv5

 

Students will need their FCS google account username and password for access.

 

PARENTS:  To Request to be a Google Classroom Guardian (Links to an external site.), please contact your student(s)' teacher(s) via email. 

What will parents view as a Guardian? (Links to an external site.) 

Google Classroom Guide for Parents

 

Course Description

This course is composed of an instructional module designed to provide hands-on instruction in digital literacy.  Additional instruction will cover basic keyboarding skills, computer concepts and software applications such as word processing. Communication skills and basic mathematical concepts are reinforced in this course. (Copyright, DPI-BE 6207)
 
Keyboarding Module 1 – Alpha Keys
This module is designed to teach basic keying skills, consisting of fluent manipulation of all alphabetic letters. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.
 
Keyboarding Module 2 – Number/Symbol and Numeric Keypad
This module is designed to teach basic keying skills, consisting of fluent manipulation of all numeric keys as well as the symbols and the numeric keypad. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.
 
 Keyboarding Module 3 – Building Speed and Accuracy
This module is designed to increase keyboarding speed and accuracy when using the touch method. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system, speed and accuracy skill building techniques and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.
 
Word Processing Basics and Business Correspondence
This module is designed to teach the basic skills in word processing as well as document formatting rules for letters, memorandums and emails in the business community. Emphasis is on daily use of a computer system and appropriate software to provide integrated training through a learn/practice/sustain/assess plan of skill building.

 

Evaluation/Grading

Academic Grades will be based on assignments, projects, and tests.  Student’s grade is determined from a percentage of the total points calculated.  Check Power School often for student’s progress.

 

Grades will be based on the following scale:

A 90-100

B 89-80 

C 79-70 

D 60-69

F Below 60 

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