Students will learn how to key the alphabet and numbers using the touch-type method, identify and use basic keyboarding terminology, and use the correct fingering and proper technique to key information. Students will also follow oral and written instructions as well as apply the rules for punctuation, grammar, and spelling.
6th Grade Resources
  • Free Typing Game
    Typing games and lessons
  • Gamequarium
    Provides interactive keyboarding games designed to improve your keying skills.
  • Keyboarding Games and Exercises
    Provided by Wacona Elementary School, this site provides several links to online keyboarding games and skill building activities.
  • Microsoft Word 2007
    Having difficulties learning Microsoft Word 2007 software? This web site provided free on-line tutorials.
  • MLA Report Fomatting
    OWL Purdue website provdies MLA formatting guides.
  • Pangram
    Build your typing speed by keying a pangram. A pangram is a sentence that use all of the letters of the keyboard. Try some of these today.
  • TypingTest.com
    Free typing games
Keyboarding 7th & 8th Grade
Personal Business Letters
Students are learning how to key Personal Business Letter (PBL).
Students must:
* identify and label the 7 parts of a PBL
* properly format and key PBL's
* identify and apply spacing rules
* identify and use open and close punctuation
* create, save, open, and retrieve documents
Remember, attendance is important since you are working towards 1/2 high school credit.
7th & 8th Grade Resources
  • Business and Personal Business Letter Activities
    Quia - Improve your understanding of formatting letters by completing the activities.
  • Gamequarium
    Provides interactive keyboarding games designed to improve your keying skills.
  • Keyboarding Games and Exercises
    Provided by Wacona Elementary School, this site provides several links to online keyboarding games and skill building activities.
  • Microsoft Word 2007
    Having difficulties learning Microsoft Word 2007 software? This web site provided free on-line tutorials.
  • Pangram
    Build your typing speed by keying a pangram. A pangram is a sentence that use all of the letters of the keyboard. Try some of these today.
  • Personal Business Letter Quiz
    Test your Personal Business Letter Knowledge