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Objectives: Students will learn proper posture and figure placement of hands on the keyboard.
            Student will learn keyboarding skills.
            Students will be able to type at least 50 words per minute with 6 or fewer errors.

Week 1:
Lesson 1: Learn the importance of Touch Typing view Touch Typing PPT
          Learn proper posture and placement of hands on the keyboard

Lesson 2: Take first 3 and 1 minute timed test - Test Instructions (http://www.typingtest.com/)
          Learn the home row keys (Dance Mat Typing Level 1/Stage 1 -
           http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels/level1.shtml)

Lesson 3: Practice home row keys #1 home row keys, #2 key “g”, #3 key “h”, #4
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet1/WordWackerApplet.html)
          Take 1 minute timed test - review home row and keys “g” and “h”


Week 2:
Lesson 1: Learn keys “e”, “i”, “r”, and “u” (Dance Mat Typing Level 1/Stages 2 & 3 -
          http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels/level1.shtml)
          Practice #5 key “e” and # 6 key “i”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet1/WordWackerApplet.html ) and #16 key
          “r” and #18 key “u”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet2/WordWackerApplet.html)

Lesson 2: Learn keys “t”, “y”, “w”, “o”, “q”, and “p” (Dance Mat Typing Level 2/Stages 4, 5,
          & 6 – http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels/level2.shtml)
          Practice #14 key “t”, #20 “w”, #22 “o”, #23 “p”, and #24 “q”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet3/WordWackerApplet.html) and #8 key “y”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet1/WordWackerApplet.html)

Lesson 3: Learn keys “v”, “m”, “b”, “n”, “c”, and “,” (Dance Mat Typing Level 3/Stages 7, 8,
          & 9 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels/level2.shtml)
          Practice key # 7 “c” and key #9 “n”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet1/WordWackerApplet.html)
          Practice key #15 “b”, key #11 “,”and key #17 “v”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet2/WordWackerApplet.html)
          Practice key #19 “m”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet3/WordWackerApplet.html)
Week 3:
Lesson 1: Learn keys “x”, “z”, “/”, „.‟, and shift keys (Dance Mat Typing Level4/Stages 10,
          11, & 12 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/levels/level4.shtml)
          Practice key # 12 “.”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet2/WordWackerApplet.html)
          Practice key # 21 “x”, and key # 25 “z”
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet3/WordWackerApplet.html)

Lesson 2: Take 1 minute timed test of all keys #26
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet3/WordWackerApplet.html)

Lesson 3: Take 1 minute timed test for #27 sample exercise
          (http://www.nimblefingers.com/j_applet3/WordWackerApplet.html)


Week 4:
Lesson 1: Practice Flash Cards - Practice typing four letter words
          Practice Flash Cards - Practice typing U.S. States

          Take 3 and 1 minute timed tests (http://www.typingtest.com/) –
          Astronaut, Aesop‟s Fables, Rules of Baseball, Tigers in the Wild, The Wonderful
          Wizard of Oz, Zebra - Africa‟s Striped Horse,

Lesson 2: Games:
           http://www.alfatyping.com/?mode=freetypinggames&i=wizard-typing

           http://www.alfatyping.com/?mode=freetypinggames&i=kidstyping

           http://www.alfatyping.com/?mode=freetypinggames&i=type

           http://www.alfatyping.com/?mode=freetypinggames&i=qwerty

           http://www.typingtest.com/games/

Lesson 3: Final 3 and 1 minute timed test – The Enchanted Typewriter
          (http://www.typingtest.com/)

				
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