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Introduction to PC Applications

This course is designed for students who have already acquired a touch typing skill.  Applications such as word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation software, and the Internet will be taught.  Students will be able to perform computer operations commonly used in their school/college, career, and personal lives.

Assignments

Course Expectations

Course Syllabus

 

Microtype review unit-Alphabetic Keyboarding

Microsoft Word Unit:

Basic Skills

Word Insert Toolbar Practice

Drawing Toolbar Practice

20 Questions

Follow Directions, Formatting

What's in a Name

Drawing Activity-Dog

Create a Scene

Word Insert Table Practice

Technology table

GMAIL tutorial

Copyright worksheet

 

 

More Microsoft Word:

Proofreading

Proofreader PowerPoint

Count the F's

My New Spell Checker

Homonym Activity

Homophone Assignment

Proofreader Marks

 

Letter Unit

Double Letters Letter

Business Letter Packet

Letter 1,-Jameson

Letter 2,- Villa

Madison and Koym Letters

 

All About You Mobiles

 

Fill in letter Parts wksht

Brown letter

Hunter letter

Redmond letter

Request for free stuff letter

Envelope instructions

Letter Test

Charlie Brown writing assignment

 

Newsletter Assignments:

 

A. Newsletter Assignment sheet-Choose a Country!

Step 1-Cite Three Sources


 

B. Step 1-All About Your Favorite Topic

 

Step 2-Newsletter Article 1

 

             Newsletter Article 2

 

             Newsletter Article 3

 

Step 3-Writing Templates for articles

 

Writing template 1

Writing template 2

Writing template 3

 

Step 4-Requirements

 

Your First PowerPoint


 

Assignments 2nd semester

College in Colorado and Naviance units

Your Future Plans-Naviance and College in Colorado-step 1

Your Future Plans PowerPoint-step 2

 

EXCEL:

You Sunk My Battleship

Excel Project-Olympian Students

Fruit Sales

Formula Review

Rock Music Assignment

2012 Excel it SAT SCORES

2012 Excel it- GAP PAYROLL REGISTER

2012 Excel it- BEST BUY

2012 Excel it-FAST FOOD NUTRITION

2012 Excel it-MUSIC STORE CHECKBOOK

2012 Excel it- COMIC BOOKS

Movies Spreadsheet

Lemonade Stand

GHS Demographics

Excel Project-Cars

Sample Cars

Excel Project-Colleges

Sample Colleges

Excel Project-Apartments

Sample Apartments

 

An Hour of Code

MS Access:

Lesson 1 - Celebrities

Lesson 2 - Rap Albums

Lesson 3 - Movies

Lesson 4 - Graduation Party Mail Merge

Lesson 5 - College Mail Merge

 

MS Publisher:

Bumper Stickers

Door Hangers

Magazine Cover

Comic Book

                    Example Comic Book

Comic Strip-Online

Who do you Admire? worksheet

Poster-someone you admire

Photo Wall Calendar-Summative Assessment

 

     FUN ACTIVITIES:

Fun Project-Posters

Xtranormal

 

Computer Applications Projects:

Internet Translation Websites

Keyboard Shortcuts

True Colors Project

PREZI Lesson 1 - Zoo Animals

PREZI Lesson 2 - 10 Favorite Things

 

Final Project:

Fantasy Vacation