Eighth Grade Computers

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1 Course Syllabus
- LMS
- Email
- OneDrive
- Computer Login Information
- SLO Test
8.ET.DC.1.1 Outline the components and purpose of acceptable use and other technology policies.

8.ET.OC.3.1 Implement grade-level appropriate technology vocabulary.
2 Microsoft Word Lesson #1-3
 -Create bookmarks
 -Customize the Quick Access toolbar
 -Inspect a document for hidden properties or personal information
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8.ET.RL.1.1 Implement a plan for conducting a search of electronic resources for a given task.

8.ET.OC.3.5 Practice the use of keyed technology into any learning environment.
3 Work day
4 Microsoft Word Lesson #4-6
-Create bookmarks
-Customize the Quick Access toolbar
-Inspect a document for hidden properties or personal information
-Set line and paragraph spacing and indentation
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8.ET.RL.2.1 Analyze online sources for accuracy, authority, comprehensiveness and currency.
5 Work day
6 Microsoft Word Lesson #7-10
-Create a table by specifying rows and columns
-Define a custom bullet character or number format
-Insert citations for bibliographies
-Format objects
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8.ET.RL.1.2 Evaluate and cite digital sources based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
7 Work day
8 Review
9 Microsoft Word Test
10 Microsoft Excel Lesson #1-3
-Navigate to a named cell, range, or workbook element
-Insert and delete columns or rows
-Change window views
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8.ET.CT.1.1 Analyze how careers have changed due to the progression of technology.
11 Work day
12 Microsoft Excel Lesson #4-6
-Paste data by using special paste options
-Apply number formats
-Configure table style options
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13 Work day
14 Microsoft Excel Lesson #7-10
 -Sort data by multiple columns
 -Perform logical operations by using the IF function
 -Add and modify chart elements
 -Insert images
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15 Work day
16 Review
17 Microsoft Excel Test
18 Microsoft PowerPoint Lesson #1-3
- Hide and unhide slides
- Modify slide order
- Configure slide show options
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8.ET.CC.1.1 Evaluate a variety of communication tools to effectively and efficiently publish information.
19 Work day
20 Microsoft PowerPoint Lesson #4-6
 - Resize shapes and text boxes
 - Group objects
 - Change the Chart Type
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21 Work day
22 Microsoft PowerPoint Lesson #7-10
- Configure media playback options
- Apply animations to text
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23 Work day
24 Review
25 Microsoft PowerPoint Test
26 Microsoft Access Lesson #1-3
 -Set foreign keys
 -Back up a database
 -Add total rows
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27 Work day
28 Microsoft Access Lesson #4-6
 -Find and replace data
 -Change field sizes
 -Create a parameter query
 -Group data by using comparison operators
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29 Work day
30 Microsoft Access Lesson #7-10
 - Remove form controls
 - Create a report by using a wizard
 - Format report elements
 - Insert images
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31 Review
32 Microsoft Access Test
33 Microsoft Publisher Lesson #1
- Add Pages and Picture Placeholders to a Publication
- Work with Tables
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8.ET.OC.3.4 Demonstrate ways to present and publish information using a variety of applications.
34 Work day
35 Review
36 Microsoft Publisher Test
37 Microsoft Outlook Lesson #1
- Configure reviews
- Create and manage rules
- Forward and reply to messages
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8.ET.DC.1.2 Analyze risks and consequences of sharing information online.

8.ET.CC.2.1 Evaluate effective collaborative technology to manage interpersonal communication and information.
38 Work day
39 Microsoft Outlook Lesson #2
-Apply categories
-Flag received messages
-Manage multiple calendars
-Add participants
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8.ET.DC.1.3 Advocate for the importance of positive digital footprint.
40 Work day
41 Microsoft Outlook Lesson #3
- Create and manage tasks
- Attach an image to a contact
- Update contacts within contact groups
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8.ET.DC.1.4 Apply concepts of positive digital relations to online relationships.
42 Work day 8.ET.DC.1.5 Analyze security vulnerabilities to protect personal privacy.
43 Review
44 Microsoft Outlook Test
45 Hardware Lesson #1
- Printer
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8.ET.OC.2.1 Compare the effect on system has on another system.
46 Work day
47 Review
48 Hardware Test
49 Audacity Lesson #1
- Vocal Removal and Isolation
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8.ET.OC.1.2 Predict the effects that may result from society's increasing reliance on technology.
50 Work day
51 Audacity Lesson #2
- Sample workflow for LP digitization and Sample workflow for tape digitization
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52 Work day
53 Audacity Lesson #3
- On-Demand Loading of uncompressed files
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54 Work day
55 Audacity Lesson #4
- Mixing Audio Tracks
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56 Work day
57 Review
58 Audacity Test
59 Radio Project
60 Work day
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62 Work day
63 Work day
64 Microsoft Movie Maker Lesson #1
- Importing video
- Importing pictures
- Adding music
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8.ET.CL.1.1 Recommend and integrate applications that could be extended to other situations.
65 Work day
66 Microsoft Movie Maker Lesson #2
- Clipping audio
- Clipping video
- Transitions
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67 Review
68 Microsoft Movie Maker Test
69 Music Video Project 8.ET.OC.1.1 Critique the progression of technology systems and peripherals to improve user experience.
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74 Groups present to class
75 STEM Project 8.ET.CT.2.1 Apply a selected design process to a student-identified problem.
76 Work day 8.ET.CT.3.1 Develop, analyze and integrate a repertoire of strategies to apply new technologies to tasks.
77 Work day 8.ET.OC.3.6 Demonstrate the ability to locate and use documentation and online resources to help solve hardware/software problems.
78 Work day
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80 Groups present to class
81 Commercial Contest (BBB Contest) - Dec. 2018
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86 Groups present to class
87 Virtual Reality Day 8.ET.CL.1.2 Demonstrate the ability to utilize virtual learning environments to generate ideas and promote creativity.
88 Virtual Reality Day
89 Review
90 Semester Test
      
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