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St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Eight Grade


Date

Warm up

Daily Lesson
August 25-29

Labeling Worksheet

First Day Lesson
Make your Own Comic Strip




No Class
Sept. 1-5

Computer Labeling Work Sheet on Z: drive
(today's date, save as and add your name)

Review AUP
Folder and Files


Computer Multiple Choice

Navigating Folders
Make an Avatar
Build your Wild Self
Sept. 8-12

Organizing Folders Worksheet

Keyboarding


Folders Address Worksheet

Keyboarding
Sept. 15-19

Keyboarding Worksheet

Keyboarding
Practice Quizzes




No Class
Sept. 22-26

Folders Address Worksheet

Keyboarding


Keyboarding Online

Keyboarding
Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

The Vanishing Video

CyberSmarts Pre-Work


The Vanishing Video 2

CyberSmarts Pre-Work
You Tube Video
Internet Safety Games
Oct. 6-10

Anticipation Guide, Internet Safety

Cyber Know How Predators


"The Internet is a Tool..."
Evaluate these Personal Websites from
CyberSmart!.com
Site 1
Site 2
Site 3
Site 4

Cyber Know How Predators
Know the Dangers
Think You Know
Oct. 13-17



Cyber Know How Privacy
Oct. 20-24



Cyber Know How Cyberbullying
Oct. 27-31



Cyber Know How Virus and Spyware
Sorted


Electing a US President

Create a Wordle
Nov. 3-7

Powerpoint vocabulary worksheet

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Powerpoint project


Powerpoint Window Layout

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Powerpoint project
Nov. 10-14

Presentation Zen Samples
Presentation Tips

"To Kill a Mockingbird" Powerpoint project




"To Kill a Mockingbird" Powerpoint project
Complete
Nov. 17-21



Convert your PowerPoint to a Video
1. Animoto Demo - watch a sample
2. Animoto - create your own

Pics4Learning - free pictures
FreePlayMusic - free music clips




Animoto
Student7 Student1 Student2 Student3
Nov. 24-28




Dec. 1-5



Webquest




Complete individual and group evaluation of each webquest.
Complete the "WebQuest about Webquests" worksheet in the
8th folder on the z: drive.

Look through these webquests and
complete the Ultimate WebQuest worksheet in the 8th folder on the z: drive.
Dec. 8-12



Google WebQuest
Dec. 15-19



Google WebQuest
Jan. 5-9



Google WebQuest
Jan. 12-16



MIDTERMS
Jan. 19-23



Snow Days
Jan. 26-30



Present Google Search WebQuest Projects
Feb. 2-6



Excel Skittles & M&Ms Probability, using formulas and functions
Feb. 9-13



Excel Skittles & M&Ms Probability, using formulas and functions
Feb. 16-20



Practice Technology Tests
NC Test of Computer Skills -- Multiple Choice Test
8th Grade SOL Computer Test
Virginia 8th Grade Technology Test
Record your score on the student worksheet
Feb 23-27



Continue Practice Technology Tests
Record your score on the student worksheet




NC Desk Demo
March 2-6



NC Desk Simulation
March & April



8th grade skills jeopardy
Gaston County
March & April



Web Based
Phoenix -Aviary Photo editing, Tutorial
Picnik Picnik Photo editing
Software
The Gimp User Manual
Paint.net User Documentation




Vocabulary Practice
General Vocabulary
Hardware Vocabulary
Word Processing Vocabulary
Telecommunications Vocabulary
Spreadsheet Vocabulary
Database Vocabulary
APRIL 27



NC COMPUTER SKILLS TEST 10am
May & June



Movie Maker





St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Seventh Grade


Date

Warm up

Daily Lesson
August 25-9

Labeling Worksheet

First Day Lesson
Make your Own Comic Strip


Computer Labelling Work Sheet on Z: drive
(todays date, save as and add your name)

Review AUP
Folder and Files
Sept. 1-5

Multiple Choice Worksheet

Navigating Folders
Raoul Dufy


Organizing Folders Worksheet

Navigating Folders
Create a Screen saver
Sept. 8-12

File address worksheet

Folder Oganization
Desktop Properties


Review File address worksheet

Keyboarding
Sept. 15-19

File address worksheet

Keyboarding


Keyboarding Name Special Keys

Keyboarding
Practice Quizzes
Sept. 22-26

Keyboarding Match Special
Key Descriptions

Keyboarding
PracticeQuiz


Keyboard Fill In

Keyboarding
Sept. 29 -Oct. 3

The Vanishing Video

CyberSmarts Pre-Work


The Vanishing Video 2

CyberSmarts Pre-Work
You Tube Video
Internet Safety Games
Oct. 6-10

Anticipation Guide, Internet Safety

CyberSmarts Predators


"The Internet is a Tool..."

Evaluate these Personal Websites from
CyberSmart!.com
Site 1
Site 2
Site 3
Site 4

CyberSmarts Predators
Know the Dangers
Think You Know
Oct. 13-17

Review Site Evaluations

CyberSmarts Privacy




Catholic Saint and Angels
Roman Catholic Saints
Catholic Forum Patron Saint List
Oct. 20-24



CyberSmarts Cyberbullying
Oct. 27-31



CyberSmarts Virus and Spyware


Electing a US President

Create a Wordle
Nov. 3-7

Word Vocabulary

Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem


Document Parts worksheet on Z: drive
(todays date, save as and add your name)

Thanksgiving Acrostic Poem
Nov. 10-14

Review Document Vocabulary

Complete Acrostic





Nov. 17-21

Word Tools Review

Google Sketchup


Review Scale Factor

Scale Factor, Models and Google Sketchup
Practice Scale Factor
Scale 'n Pop
Visual Scale Factor Demo
Scale Factor Visual Demo
Nov. 24-28



Google SketchUp
Dec. 1-5



Create a New Computer Lab
Dec. 8-12



Complete New Computer Lab
Pyramid




Booktalk
Re-enact a section of the book
Create a movie trailer for Animal Farm the Movie
Create a movie trailer for Animal Farm the Sequel
Storyboard Video
Animal Farm Video
Animal Farm Video II
Dec. 15-19



Prepare your Storyboard
Free to Use Multimedia , go to multimedia links




Create your powerpoint
Jan. 5-9



Continue Animal Farm PowerPoint
If you finish, interpret PowerPoint into Movie Maker
Jan. 12-16



MIDTERMS
Jan. 19-23



Snow Day
Jan. 26-30



Continue Animal Farm PowerPoint
If you finish, interpret PowerPoint into Movie Maker
Feb. 2-6



Excel Overview
Feb. 9-13



Excel Functions and Formulas
Fastfood Research and comparison
Geometry Help

Geometry Workshop

1. This will bring you to a registration page, You do not have to register. Click MAYBE LATER.
2. Click Choose a Challenge Topic, then choose one of the size provided.
3. Click Give me a Challenge in the top right.
4. You have tools along the left and right of your screen to help you answer the questions.



Math.com

1. Click on each of the links to explore that topic.
2. You will be given 4 steps for each topic



Shodor Interactive

1. Practice your knowledge of acute, obtuse, and alternate angles. Also, practice relationships between angles formed by parallel lines - vertical, adjacent, alternate interior, and corresponding. (This site also explores Alternate Exterior and Same Side Interior and Exterior which are not on your test).
2. Provide the answer and click New Angle to work on a new set of angles and questions



Video demonstrating how to use a compass to construct two congruent angles

An ad will show at the bottom of the video. Click the ‘X’ to close it.


MathsNet.com Interactive Construction

Follow the direction on the site to choose your level. You will have to read the instructions carefully to be able to follow along.


Reality Education Publication “I Don’t Get It!” The Middle School Math Dictionary and Instruction Manual on Geometry

13 pages of diagrams and definitions
Feb. 16-20



Excel Functions and Formulas
Fastfood Research and comparison
Feb 23-27



Databases
March 2-6



Databases States
March 9-13



Databases States
County Database
March 16-20



Personal Playlist Database
AllMusic.com
Song, Artist, Album, Year, Length
March 23-27



Complete Personal Playlist

Photostory 3
March 30- April 3



Photostory 3
April 6-10



Photostory 3
Creative Commons
Check "Search for works I can modify, adapt, or build upon."

Find Music to compliment your photos
Free Play Music
April 20-24



Create a Study Guide Wiki Page
  1. Description of your topic.
  2. Vocabulary for your topic.
  3. How can your topic be used in the real world, including a students life.
  4. What Programs (including free) are available to support your topic.
Topics

Resources
Computer Skills
Alternative Programs
Copyright Links
Search Engines
April 27- May 1



Create a Study Guide Wiki Page
May 4-8



Create a Study Guide Wiki Page
May 11-15



PhotoStory, MovieMaker, Animoto Practice
May 18-22



PhotoStory, MovieMaker, Animoto Practice
May 25-29



Finals
June 1-5



PhotoStory, MovieMaker, Animoto Practice
Photovisi





St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Sixth Grade


Date

Warm up

Daily Lesson
August 25-29

Labeling Worksheet

First Day Lesson
Make your Own Comic Strip


Computer Labelling Work Sheet on Z: drive
(todays date, save as and add your name)

Review AUP
Folder and Files
Sept. 1-5

Computer Multiple Choice

Navigating Folders
Make an Avatar


Build Your Wild Self

Navigating Folders
Sept. 8-12

Keyboarding Worksheet 1

Keyboarding


Keyboarding Worksheet 2

Keyboarding
Sept. 15-19

Keyboarding Worksheet 3

Keyboarding




No Class
Sept. 22-26

Keyboarding

Keyboarding
Practice Quizzes


Keyboarding

Keyboarding
Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

The Vanishing Video

CyberSmarts Pre-Work


The Vanishing Video 2

CyberSmarts Pre-Work
You Tube Video
Internet Safety Games
Oct. 6-10

Anticipation Guide, Internet Safety

CyberSmarts Predators


"The Internet is a Tool..."

Evaluate these Personal Websites from
CyberSmart!.com
Site 1
Site 2
Site 3
Site 4

CyberSmarts Predators
Know the Dangers
Think You Know
Oct. 13-17



CyberSmarts Privacy
Oct. 20-24



CyberSmarts Cyberbullying
Oct. 27-31



CyberSmarts Virus and Spyware


Electing a US President

Create a Wordle
Nov. 3-7

Word Vocabulary Worksheet

Word Basics


Document Parts worksheet on Z: drive
(todays date, save as and add your name)

Report Format
Nov. 10-14



Report Format




Type Word Processing Document
Nov. 17-21









Nov. 24-28




Dec. 1-5



webquest




1. Complete individual evaluation of each webquest.
2. When everyone in your group has completed their evaluations,
complete steps 1-4 at the bottom of the Webquest.
3. Make sure to answer the 3 original questions of the webquest.
4. Complete the "WebQuest about Webquests" worksheet in the
6th folder on the z: drive.
Be sure to change the file name to your groups name when you save it.


If you complete your evaluation before the rest of your group is ready to
compare results, you should look through these webquests and
complete the Ultimate WebQuest worksheet in the 6th folder on the z: drive.
Be sure to change the file name to your name when you save it.
Dec. 8-12



Google WebQuest
Dec. 15-19



Google Webquest
Jan. 5-9



Google Webquest
Jan. 12-16



MIDTERMS
Jan. 19-23



Snow Day
Jan. 26-30



Excel Overvew
Feb. 2-6



Excel Functions and Formulas
M&Ms, Totals and Averages
Feb. 9-13



Excel Functions and Formulas
M&Ms, Totals and Averages
Feb. 16-20



Excel Functions and Formulas
M&Ms, Totals and Averages
Feb 23-27



Databases Presidents
March 2-6

Speadsheet Activity

Databases Presidents
March 9-13



Databases Roller Coaster
March 16-20



Create a Roller Coaster Database
March 23-27



Powerpoint
March 30- April 3



Macbeth Quotes explainedShakespeare Resource Center
Macbeth Quotes explained
Understanding Macbeth Quotes
Quotes in plain english
Interpretations
April 6-10



Macbeth Powerpoint
April 13-17



Html
April 20-24



HtmlEarth Day
April 27- May 1



Html
May 4-8



Weebly
May 11-15



Create a website using Weebly
May 18-22



Xtra Normal - created an animated movie
May 25-29



Finals



St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Fifth Grade


Date

Daily Lesson
August 25-29

First Day Lesson
Review AUP
Baseball Math
Sept. 1-5

Keyboarding
Review posture, finger placement, special keys
Sept. 8-12

Keyboarding
Dance Mat Typing - an introduction to touch typing
Learn to Type with Katie - learn to type
Typing Lessons - simple but cool typing lesson
Typing Test - quick and easy typing speed test
Sept. 15-19

Keyboarding
Sept. 22-26

Keyboarding
Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

Keyboarding
Oct. 6-10

Keyboarding
Oct. 13-17

Keyboarding
Oct. 20-24

Keyboarding Wrap Up
Oct. 27-31

Databases - Tallest Buildings
Nov. 3-7

Databases - Tallest Buildings
Nov. 10-14

Databases - Tallest Buildings
Nov. 17-21

Databases - Tallest Buildings
Nov. 24-28

Databases - Tallest Buildings
Dec. 1-5

Internet Safety
Dec. 8-12

Internet Safety
Dec. 15-19

Internet Safety
Jan. 5-9

Build Your Wild Self
Create a story or comic strip about Your Wild Self.
Use the template in your grades folder.
Jan. 12-16

Create a story or comic strip about Your Wild Self.
Jan. 19-23

Create a story or comic strip about Your Wild Self.
Jan. 26-30

Create a story or comic strip about Your Wild Self.
Feb. 2-6

Excel
Feb. 9-13

Excel
What was it like when you were born?
Weather Underground - click on History Data
Feb. 16-20

Excel
What was it like when you were born?
Feb 23-27

Excel


March 2-6

Excel


March 9-13

Excel


March 16-20

Word Introduction
Catholic Saints


March 23-27

Revolutionary War Links

http://www.pocanticohills.org/revolution/revolution.htm Scroll down on this page to find the info

http://www.kidskonnect.com/content/view/251/27/

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/revolutionarywar.htm

http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/American_Revolution.html

http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/northamerica/after1500/history/revolution.htm

http://www.historycentral.com/Revolt/index.html

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/chronicle.html
Timeline

http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/


March 30- April 3

Catholic Saints


April 6-10

Complete a Word Processing Table with information about your Saint


April 20-24

Revolutionary War PowerPoint
choose your figure


April 27- May 1

Revolutionary War PowerPoint


May 4-8

Revolutionary War PowerPoint


May 11-15

Revolutionary War PowerPoint


May 18-22

The Hero Factory


May 25-29








St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Fourth Grade


Date

Daily Lesson
First Quarter

First Day Lesson


Windows BasicReview
Baseball Math


Keyboarding
Dance Mat Typing - an introduction to touch typing
Learn to Type with Katie - learn to type
Typing Lessons - simple but cool typing lesson
Typing Test - quick and easy typing speed test
Second Quarter

Databases
Tallest Buildings in the US
Worlds Tallest Buildings
InfoPlease - Worlds Tallest Buildings
Skyscrapers
Third Quarter

Solar System PowerPoint
Resources
Fourth Quarter

Mount Rushmore Word


Model Rockets Excel


Ice Cream Excel



St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Third Grade


Date

Daily Lesson
First Quarter

First Day Lesson


Windows Basic Review
Baseball Math
Count Us In Games


Keyboarding
Bubble Burst - Find the letter
Dance Mat Typing - learn to type


The First Adventure of the Three CyberPigs
McGruff
CyberBully - advice
Get Your Web License


Kerpoof
Second Quarter

Kids Planet


Welcome to the Planets Information about each of the planets
Exploring the Planets Images and facts about the planets
The Planets Short list of facts about each planet
Star Child Planets NASA site with facts about the planets
Third Quarter

POTUS- Internet Public Library
Presidents- Whitehouse.gov
American Presidents- American Presidents.org
Fourth Quarter

The Moon, Word
Tornado


Internet Scavenger Hunt


Database Sea Animals



St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Second Grade




Catholic Saints
kids_logo.gif
Yahooligans - kid safe search


leckysfriends4.jpg
Lecky's Friends - Click and drag to create a new friend for Lecky
elmo.gif
Elmo 's Keyboard-o-Rama - press any key to learn location of the keys on your keyboard
a.gif
Literacy Center - free literacy lessons and games
New_Picture.jpg
Key Seeker - find letters and numbers on you keyboard
abcya_banner_08.png
ABCya- fix the broken keyboard by dragging the letters to the right place
pig.gif
Farm Escape - practice using your mouse by rounding up the farm animals
1a.gif
Starfall - Identify your ABC's
dositey.jpg
Dositey - K-2 math and language arts games
kidport.jpg
KidPort - Games and Homework Help by grade and subject
New_Picture1.jpg
Order the Numbers
new_pa1.jpg
Primary Games- games, coloring pages, interactive e-books,
holiday activities, musical postcards, crafts, and more! Includes games by subject area.
abcs.gif
Interactive Games - different subject areas, from the Utah Education network
computer_clipart_mouse.gif
Mouse - Listing of several games that practice using the mouse and keyboard
fishin.jpg
Fishin' Mission

Word Wizard

Learn to use Graphic Programs





St. Catherine of Siena Technology

First Grade



elmo.gif
Elmo 's Keyboard-o-Rama - press any key to learn location of the keys on your keyboard
a.gif
Literacy Center - free literacy lessons and games
New_Picture.jpg
Key Seeker - find letters and numbers on you keyboard
abcya_banner_08.png
ABCya- fix the broken keyboard by dragging the letters to the right place
pig.gif
Farm Escape - practice using your mouse by rounding up the farm animals
1a.gif
Starfall - Identify your ABC's
dositey.jpg
Dositey - K-2 math and language arts games
kidport.jpg
KidPort - Games and Homework Help by grade and subject
New_Picture1.jpg
Order the Numbers
new_pa1.jpg
Primary Games- games, coloring pages, interactive e-books,
holiday activities, musical postcards, crafts, and more! Includes games by subject area.
abcs.gif
Interactive Games - different subject areas, from the Utah Education network
computer_clipart_mouse.gif
Mouse - Listing of several games that practice using the mouse and keyboard
fishin.jpg
Fishin' Mission

Word Wizard

Learn to use Graphic Programs





St. Catherine of Siena Technology

Kindergarten


elmo.gif
Elmo 's Keyboard-o-Rama - press any key to learn location of the keys on your keyboard
a.gif
Literacy Center - free literacy lessons and games
New_Picture.jpg
Key Seeker - find letters and numbers on you keyboard
abcya_banner_08.png
ABCya- fix the broken keyboard by dragging the letters to the right place
pig.gif
Farm Escape - practice using your mouse by rounding up the farm animals
1a.gif
Starfall - Identify your ABC's
dositey.jpg
Dositey - K-2 math and language arts games
kidport.jpg
KidPort - Games and Homework Help by grade and subject
new_pa1.jpg
Primary Games- games, coloring pages, interactive e-books,
holiday activities, musical postcards, crafts, and more! Includes games by subject area.
abcs.gif
Interactive Games - different subject areas, from the Utah Education network
computer_clipart_mouse.gif
Mouse - Listing of several games that practice using the mouse and keyboard
fishin.jpg
Fishin' Mission

Word Wizard

Learn to use Graphic Programs