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73 resources with the keyterm computer

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Information Shuffle

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Gather some information, print it onto sentence strips, and then have your class physically shuffle the cards to better understand the importance of organizational patterns in writing. Middle school learners examine information for a...
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Macbeth News Broadcast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is an authentic assessment task for Shakespeare's Macbeth. Young literature scholars prepare, perform, and record a news broadcast about the major events in the play. For example, groups may choose to report on the death of Lady...
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Lines, Lines, Everywhere

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore linear equation suing real life scenarios. In this algebra lesson, students find the slope and intercept of a line. They create table of values to plot their graph and draw conclusions.
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Computer Tracks Lunch Choices

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read a story called Computer Program Tracks Lunch Choices and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. For this current events literacy lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, recalling...
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Combining Text and Graphics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use computer technology and explore methods to place appropriate illustrations and graphics into a word processing document. They practice resizing the graphics, aligning it left, right and centering it. Students produce a...
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Altering Text Size, Color, and Font

For Teachers K - 2nd
Take a look at a very simple lesson on text size, text colors, and font choices. There is a step-by-step guide directing the young learners on what to do to change these things when working on a computer. Take it even further by adding a...
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How to Copy and Paste

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Teach your second graders how to copy and paste using the computer. Here's a lesson that includes a how to create a PowerPoint and some supporting activities. The teacher may have to update a few things, but the basic structure is all...
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The Land Around Us - Lesson 2 - PowerPoint-Title Slide

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Help your young learners put together a PowerPoint. While it seems like a daunting task, it doesn't have to be. Break it up into small pieces. Start off with a title page. The directions here are well written and most of your young...
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What's Inside My Computer?

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Pupils draw a picture of what they think a computer looks like inside. They learn the function of each part of a computer, the definitions of unfamiliar computer terms, and complete a worksheet of definitions of computer parts.
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Draw a Computer

For Teachers K - 1st
For this computer lesson plan, students examine the various parts of the computer using terms - computer, keyboard, monitor, mouse, on/off switch, headphones, speaker. They repeat vocabulary and discuss correct operation and safety.
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Learning, Communication, and 21st Century Skills: Students Speak Up

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students brainstorm to come up with examples of things they do with computers and write them down for the class to observe. They then raise their hands to respond to each survey question, tallying their answers on the board and engage in...
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How Does it End?

For Teachers K - 5th
Students listen to the first part of a story, use drawing software, such as Paint or AppleWorks, to draw, or write and draw, their own imaginary endings to the story. They practice their mouse and computer navigation skills. They share...
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Finding the Size of a File in Windows

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Are you trying to figure out how big a file is on your computer? Watch this quick video to figure out how.
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What Does It Do? Parts of the Computer

For Teachers 1st
This is a nice introduction for first graders to parts of the computer. It includes several resource links to PowerPoints to show the class. There is one activity for the class to do. This is a basic introduction, and could definitely be...
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Identify the Keys

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this computer keyboard worksheet, pupils see a replica of a computer keyboard with blank spaces on the keys. Students fill in the blanks.
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Step and Spell

For Teachers K - 5th
Practice spelling words and reinforce the use of the QWERTY keyboard with this instructional activity. Learners create large alphabet cards and arrange them on the floor in the same way that the keyboard is set up. They step on letters...
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Introduction to Desktop Publishing/Travel Brochure

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore items of interest in a specified country. They create a Z-fold brochure to encourage people to visit their country. Students incorporate various tools and techniques of Microsoft Publisher in their documents.
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Exploring the Desktop, Start Menu, And Programs Menu

For Teachers 3rd - 10th
Students study commands to navigate the desktop, enter the start menu, and enter and exit the programs menu.
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Problem Solving in Computer Classrooms

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss and implement basic problem solving techniques. They define program specifications and write programs. Students work cooperatively on programming problems and brainstorm solutions.
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Downloading Trouble

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students explore the meaning of piracy.  For this technology lesson, students discuss the economic and social repercussions of DVD and CD piracy, then further their knowledge by completing on-line research on the topic.  Several...
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Basic Hardware

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students review the four basic hardware components of the personal computer. They identify and explain the basic components of a PC. In addition, they give examples of the basic components of the PC.
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Mini-Research eBook Lesson Plan 2

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students read a mini eBook on the computer about the different kinds of coins that we have. In this coins lesson plan, students use the mouse to go through the book with the teacher and answer short answer questions about coins. Students...
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Tiles Or Repeated Pattern on the Computer

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a square design on the computer and repeat the square several times to create a pattern.
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Polygon Drawing Robot

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students program a robot that can turn at specific angles. In this technology lesson, students explore the interior angles of polygons. They write a detailed report on their investigation.