Keyboarding 11

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Welcome to Keyboarding 11!  Here you will learn how to become a more proficient typer.

January 19, 2015

Crossword Builder

Using either Tables in MS Word or cells in Excel you will create your own crossword puzzle.  Your puzzle must have a minimum of 12 words across and 12 words down.  All your words should fit within a general theme.  Be sure to create good clues for each of your words.  All the clues will be written out below the puzzle.  Some clues can be fill in the blank, others can be generic clues.

For your crossword the area within the puzzle that does not have letters should be filled in with black so that players know not to write anything in those boxes.  All other boxes should have proper borders so players know how many letters each word has.  Be sure to fill in the correct number for each clue in the first letter box of each word.

January 12, 2015

Rants, raves, and random thoughts

Your task is to write 3 separate rants, raves, or random though paragraphs/mini essays.  You can write about any topic that would be considered school appropriate.  This is an opportunity to express yourself in an open environment.  Each rant, rave or random thought must be exactly 550 words.  Use the word counter to keep track.  Within each separate item you must include at least 3 pictures that go with your item.  You can write in any style that you wish (paragraph, essay, poem, fictional story, screenplay, etc.).

Be creative and enjoy the process.

January 6, 2015

Today we will be looking at using our keyboard shortcuts to help make things more efficient.

Shortcut Challenge

December 15, 2014

Today we will be using Excel to help create a board game layout.  Have some fun with it!

Build a Board Game Excel

December 3, 2014

We will be doing our next Excel assignment today.  This assignment will use skills developed in the practice assignments and introduce a new skill of using the VLOOKUP function.

Basic Grade Assignment

November 25, 2014

We will be doing a series of Excel practice assignments.  These will not be for marks but will help you develop more proficient Excel skills.

Excel Practice Assignments

November 20, 2014

Our second Excel assignment will involve playing the lemonade game and adding in more formulas than our first.  It will be due on Friday November 28, 2014.

Lemonade Assignment

November 17, 2014

Today we are starting on our Excel unit.  Our first assignment will teach some of the basics of Excel.  It will be due on Monday November 24. 2014.

Super Hero Payroll

November 4, 2014

Today we are starting our sixth Portfolio Assignment.  This will start to introduce us to Microsoft Excel and teach a new skill in Word.  This will be due on Wednesday November 12.

Mail Merge Assignment

October 27. 2014

Today we are starting our fifth Portfolio Assignment.  This will start to incorporate the various Microsoft Word skills you have been developing.  This will be due on Friday October 31, 2014.

Portfolio Assignment E

October 20, 2014

Today we are starting our fourth Portfolio Assignment.  This will build on the table skills that you already developed with the previous portfolio assignment.  This will be due on Thursday October 23.

Portfolio Assignment D

October 14, 2014

We will be starting our third Portfolio Assignment today.  We will start using some more advanced skills with Microsoft Word.  This will be due on Friday October 17, 2014.

Portfolio Assignment C

October 7, 2014

We will be starting our second Portfolio Assignment today.  It will be due on Thursday October 9.

Portfolio Assignment B

October 1, 2014

We will be starting our first Portfolio Assignment today.  Portfolio assignments will be handed out throughout the course to be worked on in conjunction with All The Right Type.

Portfolio Assignment A – Due Date Monday October 6

September 26, 2014

If you didn’t sign up for Google Docs during class make sure you do so over the weekend and create a Keyboarding 11 Folder.  Share this folder with Mr. Jamieson –

Please aim to have your Keyboarding essentials done by Monday and submitted in to your Google Docs folder.

We will be starting our typing program online through  Mr. Jamieson has set up an account for you.

September 24, 2014

Today we are starting with some typing challenges on Type Racer Once completed we will begin our first class assignment.   Keyboarding Essentials Assignment.   For this assignment only do questions 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10.  For question 10 please pick only one of the two articles listed and found here.  Why the computer is doomed, or Computer Whiz Kid

September 23, 2014

Find your course outline here – Keyboarding 11 Class Outline

Today we will be starting on some typing games and getting to know one another!

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