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Below is the 7th grade Foundations curriculum and the 8th grade Computers curriculum for 2013/2014.  I also have placed most of the assignments/documents in the document manager on this web page for easier access should your child become ill and you have access to a computer. If you are working from home, you will need to send the finished assignment via email (joliva@wusd1.org; send as an attachment).  Check the Classroom Calendar daily or weekly to see what is going on in my classroom!  I may be reached at (928) 288-8341 if needed.

 


 

 


8th Computers Curriculum 

CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES:

1.  Use technology to create and produce original works in innovative ways and solve problems.

2.  Plan strategies to guide inquiry.

3.  Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.

4.  Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

5.  Recognize, define and use technology process, systems and applications.

6.  Select and use applications effectively and productively.

7.  Define problems and investigate solutions in systems and processes.

8.  Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.

 

Keyboarding (Typingweb.com/Ainsworth/Senselang)  All Semester ; Goal: 30 wpm at 85% accuracy. 

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Paint

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Powerpoint  

 

Units may be added or eliminated as needed.

 


7th Foundations Curriculum

CURRICULUM OBJECTIVES:

1. Use technology to create and produce original works in innovative ways and solve problems.

2. Plan strategies to guide inquiry.

3. Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.

4. Advocate and practice safe, legal, and responsible use of information and technology.

5. Recognize, define and use technology process, systems and applications.

6. Select and use applications effectively and productively.

7. Define problems and investigate solutions in systems and processes.

8. Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies.

Keyboarding (Typingweb.com/Ainsworth/Senselang) All Semester.  Goal:  25 wpm @ 85% accuracy.

Microsoft Word  

Microsoft Excel  

Microsoft Paint  

Microsoft Powerpoint

 

Units may be added or eliminated as needed.


Grades will be based on a certain number of points per assignment. 100 to 90% is an A, 89 to 80% is a B, 79% to 70% is a C, 69 to 60% is a D, 59% and below is an F.  If you need to contact me about grades or other things going on in the classroom, email me at joliva@wusd1.org or call me at 288-8341 and leave a message.


Looking forward to a great year with your kids!!!!!!