6th Grade Overview

  • Computers 6 (Quarter)  

    2019-2020


    General Information:

    Students will be exposed to a variety of topics and acquire skills which include:

    • Work on Typing Skills using Typing Club Pro
    • Discuss Cyber Issues (cyber security, cyberbullying, cyber ethics)
    • Learn how to do online researching using citations
    • Google Docs
    • EPals with students from Taiwan
    • Word Publisher to create a Newsletter
    • Google Slides to present information 
    • Scratch programming language
    • Financial Literacy using THE VAULT program

    Expectations and Goals:

    Students will be proficient typists. They will be able to create and edit documents and presentations with confidence using Google Docs, Word, Google Slides, and PowerPoint. Students will understand concerns and precautions surrounding cyber issues including cyberbullying. Finally, they will be confident researching topics online and citing their sources correctly.

     

    Course Materials:

    No textbooks or supplies required.

     

    Assignments will be graded using a rubric or point system.  Some of the projects/assignments this quarter will include:

    • Typing Club Pro
    • Google Docs  
    • Google Slides presentation on a current technology
    • Word Publisher Newsletter
    • Digital Citizenship (Cyber Issues)
    • Coding with Scratch
    • Google Classroom Discussion Forum 
    • ePals with Taiwanese students
    • The Vault - financial literacy web-based program

     

    Homework:

    Cycle Class - no homework

     

    Extra Help Hours:

    7:30 A.M.

     

    Online Resources:

    Links to online resources made available via Google Classroom.