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Computer Class (8th)  

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Computer Applications class is a nine week course designed to give students an opportunity to learn how to use a variety of software programs, such as Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Students will also learn about Internet Safety and Security.
Computer Class Syllabus
  • Assignments

    Students will be expected to complete all assignments assigned.  The following is a list of possible assignments that will be completed while in this class.  How many of these assignments we are able to complete will be affected by several factors, such as testing, snow days, programs, etc., but we will be working on as many of these lessons as possible during the nine weeks.

    Assignments students may be completing in this class:


    • Contract/Parent Contact page
    • Earbuds in Folder
    • "No Pass/No Drive" Legislation assignment

    Individual Learning Plan:

    • Learning Style Inventory
    • Careers that Interest Me
    • Career Cluster Interests
    • Schools that Interest Me
    • Course of Study
    • Scholarships and Financial Aid

    Microsoft Excel Assignments:

    • Blue Chip Stock Club (Worksheet)
    • Blue Chip Stock Club (Formula Page)
    • Blue Chip Stock Club (Chart)
    • WaterWorks Plumbing (or MurphyUSA)
    • Excel Lab Test


    Internet Safety and Security assignments:

    • The Internet Guide
    • How to Protect Your Personal Information
    • Student Survey
    • Recognizing Internet Dangers (Safe/Unsafe)
    • Cyber Safety (Appropriate/Inappropriate)
    • Sample Chat
    • Cause and Effect
    • Cyberbullying (You Can't Take it Back)
    • Cybercommunity Word Scramble
    • Amy's Choice
    • Activity:  Scenarios
    • Fair Use
    • You Be the Judge
    • Digital Age (Intellectual Property)
    • Plagiarism (Intellectual Property)
    • Learn B4U Burn Survey
    • Learn B4U Burn Activity


Class Assignments Due
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  • Plagiarism

    Students complete an assignment on Plagiarism.

    Assign On: 12/11/2017
    Due: 12/22/2017, Submit Assignment
  • Schools that Interest Me

    Students research three (3) colleges that will teach careers of their choice.

    Assign On: 10/31/2017
    Due: 12/22/2017, Submit Assignment
  • Careers that Interest Me

    Students complete the career research for six (6) careers, submit the assignment, and copy the information into their career comments.

    Assign On: 10/23/2017
    Due: 12/22/2017, Submit Assignment
  • Learning Style Inventory

    Students complete the "Learning Style Inventory" section of the ILP and then answer questions about their learning style and how they learn best.

    Assign On: 10/18/2017
    Due: 12/22/2017, Submit Assignment
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