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Miss Hofmann

Fall Trimester (Weeks 1-6)

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Tuesday October 2, 2012 

1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 3 Warm Up
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 3;  SkillChecks 3 x 3;  dance matt
DUE:   
LEARNING TARGET(S):

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  geography (us snap map) 

CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Individualized keyboarding assignments; PPT  to fix
DUE: 
LEARNING TARGETS:

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP: geography (us snap map)   
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Individualized keyboarding assignments; word –
DUE: 
LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
Agenda:

 


Monday October 1, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 3 Warm Up
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 3;  SkillChecks 3 x 3;  dance matt
DUE:   
LEARNING TARGET(S):

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  geography (us snap map) 

CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Individualized keyboarding assignments; PPT  to fix
DUE: 
LEARNING TARGETS:

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP: geography (us snap map)   
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Individualized keyboarding assignments; word -borders, font style challenge
DUE: 
LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
Agenda:

  • Magazine sale vids – 7th grade work on this while I talk to 8th grade about fashion show tomorrow.
  • Magazine sale signs – (let’s talk…)
  • 8th fashion show at 6th lunch tomorrow;  anyone not want to participate? pick your clothes NOW;  4 specialty items that I will allow as well; Divvy up clothes for tomorrow; Mr. Williams MC
  • Paper cup ½ time games – need (1) speaker, (2-3) helpers (3) decide on footballs (3 options)
  • Paper cup concessions (from about 7-8:30 ish)  

 


Friday September 28, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 3 Warm Up

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 1 & 2 work;  SkillChecks 1 & 2; Marcel-1; name game (teacher & students) 
DUE: 
LEARNING TARGET(S):

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Frog leap brain game

CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Individulazed keyboarding assignments; PPT mod basics (saved)
DUE: PPT mod basics (saved; not all finished.)  
LEARNING TARGETS:

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Frog Leap Brain Game
CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Lesson 1 and 2 sentences & words ;  skill checks 1 & 2 x 3;  word doc – borders.
DUE: UltraKey Lessons 1-3
LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
 Community Flex (Magazine Sale Assembly @ 2:00)

 


Thursday September 27, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 3 Warm Up

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 1 & 2 work;  SkillChecks 1 & 2 
DUE:   
LEARNING TARGET(S):

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Frog leap brain game

CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Individulazed keybaording assignments; PPT mod basics (saved)
DUE: PPT mod basics (saved; not all finished.)  
LEARNING TARGETS:

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Frog Leap Brain Game
CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Lesson 1 and 2 sentences & words ;  skill checks 1 & 2 x 3;  word doc, margins, font size.
DUE: UK Lessons 1-3
LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
Created and agreed upon standards for Magazine Sale;
began on signs
Review of 6th grade fashion show clothing available

 

 


Wednesday September 26, 2012 

 1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:  keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 3 Warm Up only.
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 1 & 2, (practice words and practice sentences together.) About me note cards. 
DUE: About me card 
DUE: UK Lesson 2
LEARNING TARGET(S):
    

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                   
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Frog leap brain game
CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Individulazed keybaording assignments; PPT mod basics (saved)
DUE: PPT mod basics (saved; not all finished.)  
  
LEARNING TARGETS:

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                             
CURRENT UNIT: Keyboarding & Word    
WARM UP:  Frog leap brain game
CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Individulazed keyboarding assignments (reset lessons) Lessons 1 & 2 or 5 & 6; word doc – margins, font size, page color.
DUE:     
LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
Discuss next week –
(1) mini assembly for Paper cup and XC + wrestling throwdown. 
(2) spirit days for next week
(3) spirit day fashion show for 6th graders.
(4) magazine sale promotions
(5) ASB cards

 


Tuesday September 25, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 2 Warm Up

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 1 & 2 work; about me note cards. 
DUE: About me card 
LEARNING TARGET(S):

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Frog leap brain game

CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Individulazed keybaording assignments; PPT mod basics (saved)
DUE: PPT mod basics (saved; not all finished.)  
LEARNING TARGETS:

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Frog Leap Brain Game
CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Lesson 1 and 2 sentences & words ;  skill checks 1 & 2 x 3;  word doc, margins, font size.
DUE: 
LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
FT to car – pack out stuff/get stuff/review some
1-3-6 for dance and assembly "to do" lists


Monday September 24, 2012 

 1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:  keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 3 Warm Up only.

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Hand back papers & Skyward check; Lesson 2 words; lesson 3 all steps except sentences; back to lesson 2 words and sentences; Finish about me note cards; word shapes if time      
DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10),  UK Lesson 2
LEARNING TARGET(S):
    

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                   
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Read on-line article www.badwebsiteideas.com/animations.htm

CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Hand back papers & Skyward check; Read 4 articles on web design, take notes on scratch paper, complete website evaluation in word doc and save.
DUE:  web design notes, website evaluation. 
LEARNING TARGETS:

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                             
CURRENT UNIT: Keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Lesson  
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Hand back papers & Skyward check  
DUE:     

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
Discuss next week –
(1) mini assembly for Paper cup and XC + wrestling throwdown. 
(2) spirit days for next week
(3) spirit day fashion show for 6th graders.
(4) magazine sale promotions
(5) ASB cards

 

 


Friday September 21, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Lesson 2 Warm Up

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 2, some together, some on their own; "Field trip" to hallway – Mrs. Richards Art room, door to student center; about me note cards. 
DUE: Syllabus (late 7.5/10)
LEARNING TARGET(S):

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Read on-line article www.badwebsiteideas.com/animations.htm

CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Read 4 articles on web design, take notes on scratch paper, complete website evaluation in word doc and save.
DUE:  web design notes, website evaluation. 
LEARNING TARGETS:

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Lesson 4 Warm up
CLASS ACTIVITIES:   Lesson 4, backtrack on Lesson 3 sentences ; NASA 360 Video + WS
DUE: UK Lessons 4; NASA 360 Video + WS (10)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
(community flex on Friday)

 


LATE START:  Thursday September 20, 2012 

 1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  Lesson 3 Warm Up only.

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 2 and some time for making up of Lesson 1; about me note cards      
DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10),  UK Lesson 2
LEARNING TARGET(S):
    

3rd Period – 8th Grade    
(Guest Teacher, Mrs. Crane)                                                                                                                      

CURRENT UNIT: 
WARM UP:  Web research on recent "inventions".
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Watch NASA 360 Video and 2008 & 2012 versions of "Shift Happens" ; discuss    
DUE: NASA 360 Video WS (10); Inventions "inquiry" WS   

5th Period – 7th Grade  
(Guest Teacher, Mrs. Crane)  
                                                                                                                         

CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Web research on recent "inventions".
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Watch NASA 360 Video and 2008 & 2012 versions of "Shift Happens" ; discuss    
DUE: NASA 360 Video WS (10); Inventions "inquiry" WS   

LEARNING TARGET(S):


LATE START:  Wednesday September 19, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding and word     
WARM UP:  Keyboard ID game  

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Hand and Finger ID game & Identifying Home Row fingers; hand back papers,; SKYWARD logins & grade checks + discussion/hard copy to electronic comparison.
DUE: Syllabus (late 7.5/10)
LEARNING TARGET(S):

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Took practice quiz on C.R.A.P. and web design principles.
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Added content to sky code ppt; introduced and practiced internal hyperlink & copy and paste of hyperlink 
DUE:    

LEARNING TARGET(S):

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  icivics or keyboard game
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  hand back papers, check grades in Skyward; in depth discussion of homerow and what NOT to say when I tell you to put your hands on homerow; catchup and re-do of UK Lessons 1-3 as needed.
DUE: UK Lessons 1-3

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
No flex class on late starts days


 Tuesday September 17, 2012 

1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  Mouse and/or keyboard ID game ;  internet not working on some computers (went to paint)

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Lesson 2 and some time for making up of Lesson 1;  Explored Word Shapes (fill and line color) 
DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10),  UK Lesson 2
LEARNING TARGET(S):  Insert Shape; modify shape fill color, and line style, weight and color.  Identify "selected" and "deselected" state of shape; right click with mouse to bring up menu and select Format AutoShape.

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Took practice quiz on C.R.A.P. and web design principles.
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Added content to sky code ppt; introduced and practiced internal hyperlink & copy and paste of hyperlink 
DUE:    

LEARNING TARGET(S):

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  SkillCheck Challengers
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  icivics.org; UK Lessons 1-3 and SkillChecks 1-3
DUE: UK Lessons 1-3

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
DUE:   Thank you notes, room clean up, planners.

 


 Monday September 17, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  Mouse and/or keyboard ID game  

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Steve Trash vid – (NO TIME for discussion); log into UK, Posture & Intro movies; Lesson 1 (Home Row)
DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10),  UK Lesson 1
LEARNING TARGET(S):
  

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Read Principles of Web Design (
http://www.colorado.edu/AmStudies/lewis/Design/graprin.htm)
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Practice saving word & ppt files (location location location!); watch death by ppt;
DUE:    

LEARNING TARGET(S):

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  SkillCheck Challengers
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  icivics.org; UK Lessons 1-3 and SkillChecks 1-3
DUE: UK Lessons 1-3

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
CURRENT UNIT:   
WARM UP:  Read Parlimentary procedure article and example; hits and misses from assembly 

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Formal Class meeting; discuss hits and misses from assembly; thank you notes; what's up next?   
DUE:  Formal meeting notes (Secretary); thank you notes (all); hits and misses (all)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

 


Friday September 14, 2012 

1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  Mouse and/or keyboard ID game  

CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Steve Trash vid – (NO TIME for discussion); log into UK, Posture & Intro movies; Lesson 1 (Home Row)
DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10),  UK Lesson 1
LEARNING TARGET(S):
    

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:  Web design & keyboarding     
WARM UP:  Read Principles of Web Design (http://www.colorado.edu/AmStudies/lewis/Design/graprin.htm)
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Practice saving word & ppt files (location location location!); watch death by ppt;
DUE:    

LEARNING TARGET(S):

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT: keyboarding     
WARM UP:  SkillCheck Challengers
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  icivics.org; UK Lessons 1-3 and SkillChecks 1-3
DUE: UK Lessons 1-3

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
DUE:  SHOW TIME —- assembly!!!

 


 

Thursday September 13, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  mouse practice (online)
CLASS ACTIVITIES: independent finger movement w/ curled fingers; light stretching and breathing; home row practice, finger names; mouse practice and keyboard ID game (online);  Read Computer Connections Lesson 1 Outer Hardware + Input & Output and complete WS together   

DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10); Inside & Out – Outer Hardware Labeling WS + Inside & Out – Outer Hardware Input/Output WS (20); 
LEARNING TARGET(S):
  Identify basic input and output devices;  

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  SkillCheck Chellengers x 5
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Flash preview (Shape Tween – key words: frame, keyframe, shape tween, tool bar, pencil, paint brush); log in to Skyward – check grades, update passwords as needed;  icivics.org
DUE:  Complete SkillChecks 3,5,7,C 3x record sheet (completing record sheet is graded, Skillchecks are NOT) ; 

LEARNING TARGET(S):

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: SkillCheck Chellengers x 5
log in to Skyward – check grades, update passwords as needed;  icivics.org
DUE:  Complete SkillChecks 3,5,7,C 3x record sheet (completing record sheet is graded, Skillchecks are NOT) ; 

LEARNING TARGET(S):
 

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
SKITS – finish up props, practice skits – assembly run throu focusing on games in gym.
DUE:


 Wednesday September 12, 2012 

1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  

CLASS ACTIVITIES: independent finger movement w/ curled fingers; light stretching and breathing; home row practice, finger names; mouse practice and keyboard ID game (online)
DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10),
LEARNING TARGET(S):
    

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  SkillCheck Chellengers x 5
CLASS ACTIVITIES: Flash preview (Shape Tween – key words: frame, keyframe, shape tween, tool bar, pencil, paint brush); log in to Skyward – check grades, update passwords as needed;  icivics.org
DUE:  Complete SkillChecks 3,5,7,C 3x record sheet (completing record sheet is graded, Skillchecks are NOT) ; 

LEARNING TARGET(S):

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: SkillCheck Chellengers x 5
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  log in to Skyward – check grades, update passwords as needed;  icivics.org
DUE:  Complete SkillChecks 3,5,7,C 3x record sheet (completing record sheet is graded, Skillchecks are NOT) ; 

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
SKITS – make props, practice skits.
DUE:  walk through of skits
 


 

Tuesday September 11, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Connections Lesson 1 Outer Hardware + Input & Output   

DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10),
LEARNING TARGET(S):
  Identify basic input and output devices; log in, update password
NOTE:  Picture day;  DID NOT GET TO:  Inside & Out – Outer Hardware Labeling WS + Inside & Out – Outer Hardware Input/Output WS (20); 

4th Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  Read Syllabus
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Inventions, Hardware and Peripheral Games
DUE: Syllabus (past due 5/10),  Syllabus quiz (19); SkillChecks 3,5,7,C 3x each (Not graded)

LEARNING TARGET(S):
NOTE:  Picture day; 

6th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Inventions, Hardware and Peripheral Games; Sleeve video  
DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12) , AUP (not graded), AUP quiz online (19)

LEARNING TARGET(S):
NOTE:  Picture day; 

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
SKITS – make props, practice skits.
DUE:  walk through of skits


Monday September 10, 2012 

1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Connections Lesson 1 Outer Hardware + Input & Output   

DUE: Syllabus (late 8.5/10), Inside & Out – Outer Hardware Labeling WS + Inside & Out – Outer Hardware Input/Output WS (20); 
LEARNING TARGET(S):
  Identify basic input and output devices; log in, update password

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP:  Read Syllabus
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Inventions, Hardware and Peripheral Games
DUE: Syllabus (past due 5/10),  Syllabus quiz (19); SkillChecks 3,5,7,C 3x each (Not graded)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  Inventions, Hardware and Peripheral Games; Sleeve video  
DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12) , AUP (not graded), AUP quiz online (19)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
SKITS – make props, practice skits.
DUE:  Scripts (typed)


 

Friday September 7, 2012 

2nd Period – 6th Grade
CURRENT UNIT:      

WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  GTKY; Bill Nye Garbage video

DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12)  
LEARNING TARGET(S):
 

4th Period – 8th Grade
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  GTKY
DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12) , AUP (not graded), AUP quiz online (19)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

6th Period – 7th Grade 
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  GTKY
DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12) , AUP (not graded), AUP quiz online (19)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB
No class first week due to community.
 


 

Thursday September 6, 2012 

1st Period – 6th Grade                                                                                                                           
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  GTKY

DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12)  
LEARNING TARGET(S):
 
NOTE:  majority of class was gone for 15 minutes to dining hall w/ Mr. Williams getting their lunch prints done.
Watched Bill Nye Garbage video

3rd Period – 8th Grade                                                                                                                          
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  GTKY
DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12) , AUP (not graded), AUP quiz online (19)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

5th Period – 7th Grade                                                                                                                         
CURRENT UNIT:      
WARM UP: Read Computer Care & Safety handout
CLASS ACTIVITIES:  GTKY
DUE: Syllabus (10), Computer Care & Safety WS (12) , AUP (not graded), AUP quiz online (19)

LEARNING TARGET(S):

7th Period – ASB                                                                                                                             
No class first week due to community.


September 4th & 5th:   ALL CLASSES:

  • Watch SNN (6th grade only)  
  • Short intro of Miss H
    • Name
    • Recycle princess
    • Expectation – head shoulders knees and toes
  • Short room tour
    • New room – still settling in
    • In-bin
    • Pencil sharpener
    • Overhead – daily instructions
  • Review Syllabus 
    • Homework (Syllabus DUE this week)
  • Get to know you/name games in hall or outside

8th Grade:  Logged in and double checked Word and Flash.


 

 

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