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									                                       CHAMBERSBURG AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                         COURSE OF PLANNED INSTRUCTION


SCHOOL Middle School                    DEPARTMENT Business                            DATE July 2000

COURSE TITLE Keyboarding                               GRADE 6 (Sixth)          COURSE LENGTH 1 Year

LESSON FREQUENCY (PER WEEK) 1 per 4 Day Cycle TIME 45 minutes            COURSE REVISED July 2000

COURSE CREDIT                           COURSE REQUIRED     Yes             ELECTED

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I.        MAJOR COURSE OJBECTIVES AND STUDENT PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

All Students Will:

A. Learn the keyboard through letter keyboarding technique

Reading and Writing Standards: 1.1.5 FGH; 1.5.5 BCEFG; 1.6.5 BCD
Technology Standards: 3.7.4 CDE; 3.7.7 CD

     1. Proper sitting posture, hand and arm posture, eyes on copy
     2. Touch type using proper technique
     3. To operate letter keys and punctuation keys with correct technique
     4. To operate service keys, such as, shift, caps lock, spacebar, return/enter, and tab with correct technique
     5. To learn to key sentences and paragraphs with correct technique at a minimum speed and accuracy
        according to individual capabilities
     6. To learn the number keys using the 10-key pad

B. Learn the computer

Reading and Writing Standards: 1.1.5 BDEFH; 1.6.5 BCD
Technology Standards: 3.7.4 CDE; 3.7.7 CD

     1. Identify computer parts
        a. Monitor
        b. CPU
        c. CD-Rom Drive
        d. Floppy Drive
        e. Keyboard
        f. Printer
        g. Disks
        h. Mouse
     2. Understand how computer parts interact with each other
     3. Execute commands for using the software

C. Be able to format and edit

Reading and Writing Standards: 1.1.5 GH; 1.5.5 BCEFG; 1.6.5 CD
Technology Standards: 3.7.4 CDE; 3.7.7 CD

     1.   Personal Letters
     2.   Short Reports
     3.   Project(s) in cooperation with special subject teachers
     4.   Practical applications in cooperation with subject teachers
II.   CONTENT OUTLINE AND TIME ALLOCATION

A.    Learn to Operate the Keyboard                                               35 Class Periods
      1. Learn to operate the letter keys
      2. Learn to operate the service keys
      3. Learn to operate the punctuation keys
      4. Learn to operate the number keys
      5. Improve keying techniques
      6. Improve basic skills

B.    The Computer System                                                          Throughout course duration
      1. Identify computer parts (hardware)
         a. Input
         b. Output
         c. Storage-Device
         d. CPU
      2. Use the keyboarding software
         a. Execute commands
      3. Use word processing software
         a. Execute commands
         b. Format and edit documents by correcting spelling, punctuation, and grammatical errors

C.    Basic Personal Applications                                                 10 Class Periods
      1. Key personal notes and letters
      2. Key reports
      3. Project(s) in cooperation with special subject teachers
      4. Practical applications in cooperation with subject teachers
III.       TEXTS, MATERIALS, AND MAJOR RESOURCES

Beaucamp, Ernest All The Right Type, Burnaby, BC: Ingenuity Works, 1997.

Data Disks

Word Processing Software

Teacher generated activities and tests

Supplementary Material

Internet


IV.        PROCEDURES FOR ASSESSMENT OF PA ACADEMIC STANDARDS

           Teacher observation of keyboarding techniques
           Completed keyboarding assignments
           Tests and Quizzes
           Timed Writings
           Technique Evaluations



V.         SPECIAL CONDITIONS OR PREREQUISITES

           Class size should be limited to the number of computers that are available in the lab.



VI.        COURSE EVALUATION PROCEDURE

           All planned courses will be monitored by the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction,
           administrators, and the department chair and revised according to designated revision cycle.

VII.       ACCOMMODATIONS (Describe methods of assistance to students needing additional learning opportunities
           and/or enrichment activities for students who are capable of advanced work)


                   CORRECTIVES                                                        ENRICHMENTS
                   Individualized Learning                                            Individualized Enrichment
                   Use of All The Right Type                                          Use of class time to create
                   Student Assisted Learning                                           documents for other classes
                   Extra Lab Time                                                     Extra Lab Time

								
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