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6th Grade Computers


This course is offered to sixth graders everyday for 12 weeks. This course will provide students with:  file management skills on the PC platform, Internet research skills, computer ethics, and word processing fundamentals.  An emphasis will be placed on learning alphabetic keyboarding skills.  Basic computer skills will be introduced and continued throughout the middle school years.


Keyboarding Software: MicroType 5

-Alphabetic Keyboarding

-Numberic Keyboarding

-Skill Building - Accuracy Emphasis



Alphabetic Lessons



Keys Learned



a, s, d, f, j, k, l, ; (home row keys), enter, space bar, h, e, I, r


o, t, n, g, left shift key, period, u, c


w, right shift key, b, y, m, x, p, v


q, comma, z, :, caps lock key, ?, Tab key, backspace key







 Keyboarding Practice Site:

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