• 6th Grade Business

    Course Description

    This course meets for only 7 weeks (36 days) and is part of the Creative Arts Rotation. We will be learning how to properly use the keyboard (hands on the home row) and not use the finger scavenger hunt method. The main goal of this course is to provide an opportunity for you to develop and improve preferred computer-keyboarding techniques (proper finger placement/reaches, posture, positioning, and hand-eye coordination) for efficient computer use.

    You will also be learning a basic introduction to Google Apps for Education (Docs, Sheets, Slides). You will complete various intro tasks in a do now.

    Sequence of Study

    Keyboarding (typing club and typing test websites)

    • alphabetic keyboarding
    • weekly do nows

    Accuracy and Timing Tests

    • timed writings
    • keyboarding technique

    Google Apps for Education

    • Docs
    • Sheets
    • Slides

    Grades

    Assessments (70%) and classwork (30%).

    Late Work

    The earned percentage will be reduced by 10% a day for up to 3 days.

    If absent, follow district guidelines.

    After 3 class periods, late work will no longer be accepted.

    Classroom Management

    • No talking while the teacher is talking.
    • NO ELECTRONIC DEVICES.
    • Obtain permission to get out of your seat; do not get out of your seat before the class is over.
    • No food or drinks allowed