6th Grade Communications Rotation - Class Information

This is an 8-week course designed to introduce students to some basic computer technology. The focus is on the Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, and Powerpoint) as well as learning to search and use the web effectively. The class will work on a long-term multimedia project that incorporates video, interviews, digital photography, writing, research, and design. In addition, students will do daily touch keyboarding practice.

Expectations:

General Grading Policy:

Each assignment & typing test is worth 100 points. Scoring for the assignments will be as follows:

90-100 (A), 80-89 (B), 70-79 (C), 60-69 (D), and below 60 (F).

Keyboarding will be practiced daily with typing tests given regularly. To receive an "A" for the keyboarding portion of the class, a student needs to type at least 20 wpm with 90% or better accuracy.

More information on grades is provided on the assignment page. Go there.