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Ms.  Deborah  Deluke
8th Grade Technology Foundations/Study Skills
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Assignments - Technology Foundations(Archived)
October 15th
Due Date: 10/19/2018
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Finish up the Flyers and Edutyping

Tuesday-  Excel- Studetns will create a workbook and learn to enter data

Wednesday-Students will open the existing document add information and resave as a new document.

Thursday- The students will create a new Excel sheet and learn to delete rows and resize columns

Friday- Catch up day


*  Students will be Edutyping during any  free time.

October 1st 2018-19
Due Date: 10/1/2018
Subject: Technology Foundations

Week of 10/1/2018


Monday-Students will creat a Word Document and learn to sort text,  This will also include review on Tabs and other key items that will be on our 9 weeks test.

Tuesday- Edutyping- Studetns will learn "right shift and W Keys"

Wednesday- Students will learn how to use shapes in Microsoft Word and begin creating a Halloween Picture

Thursday- Catch Up Day and Test Review

Friday- 9 Weeks Test  Students will create a document using all learned skills and take a timmed keyboarding test

Week of September 17th
Due Date: 9/21/2018
Subject: Technology Foundations


Monday- Keyboarding (Catch up Day)  I will be out for Training in Oxford

Tuesday- Creating a Party Invitaion (Microsoft Word)

Wednesday-Texting Phrases- Using Common Formatting Features (Word)

Thursday-Symbols- Using Common Symbols and special characters in a document (Word)

Friday-"GLEE" Find and Replace Text in a document (Word)

August 21, 2017
Due Date: 8/22/2017
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Edutyping /Solar Ecplipse

Tuesday- How do our personalities effect Teamwork- Students will take a personality test

Wednesday- Ethics

Thursday- Ethics and the Internet

Friday- Unt 1 Vocabulary Test/Edutyping


November 14th
Due Date: 11/18/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Research and gather information for a project on States

Tuesday- Create a brochure on States

Wednesday- ICAPS

Thursday- ICAPS

Friday- ICAPS

August 26
Due Date: 9/30/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday - Unit 24

Tuesday  Unit 25

Wednesday Unit 26

Thursday Unit 27

Friday Unit 28

Reinforcement lessons will also be used


August 12
Due Date: 9/16/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

This week we will contiue with typing/keyboarding as our main focus.  Please remember the bulk of keyboarding is taught the 1st 9 weeks, so the end is near. 

Monday- Letters u,c Right shift, W

              Unit 13-15


Tuesday- Letters P & V

               Unit 16-17

Wednesday- Reinforcement

               Unit 17-19

Thursday - Letters M, X , P, V

                Unit 19-20

Friday-  Review and Reinforcement

             Unit 21-22

September 6
Due Date: 9/10/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday - Holiday

Tuesday- Letters M & X

Wednesday- Finsh lessons and begin P & V Keys

Thursday- Finsh lessons through Reinforcement of P & V and start Q & ,

Friday - Timed test and finger placement test

August 22
Due Date: 8/28/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday -  Home Row keys and correct finger placement

Tuesday -  Keyboarding Technique

Wednesday - Keyboarding Letters t & o

Thursday - Keyboarding Letters N & G

Friday- Review and Timed test

August 15
Due Date: 8/19/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

  Monday-  Computer Safety will be discussed and a quiz will be given to check for understanding

  Tuesday - Computer Ethics will be discussed with regard to school/work

  Wednesday- We will begin keyboarding and proper techniques

  Thursday- Keyboarding

   Fiday - Keyboarding and Unit 1 Vocabulary Quiz

April 11
Due Date: 4/15/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday  Excel Graphs and Charts

Tuesday Case 21 we will be on testing schedule

Wednesday  Excel Test

Thursday  Excel Test

Friday Fun Excel Puzzle making

April 4
Due Date: 4/4/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Quiz Review and Complete 50 States Spread Sheet

Tuesday- Energy Drink Spreadsheet

Wednesday- Energy Drink Spreadsheet


March 28
Due Date: 3/29/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Why Excel?

Tuesday- Basics of Excel

Wed- Formulas

Thursday- Creating Excel Worksheet

Friday - Editing and buliding onto worksheets

March 21
Due Date: 3/21/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday - Peer Edit and Present "All About Me" Powerpoints

Tuesday- Continue

Wednesday- Continue

Thursday-  What is the purpose of spreadsheets

Friday- Quiz on Excel Terms

February 29th
Due Date: 3/6/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Peer Edit PowerPoint Presentation

Tuesday- Present PowerPoint Presentation

Wednesday- Collaborate as a group to create a Group Presentation

Thursday-Begin All About Me PowerPoint

Friday- Work on All About Me PowerPoint

February 15th
Due Date: 2/19/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Holiday

Tuesday- Create ABC's of Test Taking Power Point

Wednesday- Continue working on Powerpoint

Thursday- Peer Edit Power Points using rubric

Friday- Presentations


February 8th
Due Date: 2/8/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations


Monday - Introduction to APA Style

Tuesday- APA Research paper

Wednesday - APA

Thursday - Final APA Paper


January 25th
Due Date: 1/25/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Finish the Snowman Project and if Time allows work on EDUtyping  the "In The News" Unit 1 is due Frida

             Homework- Send a picture of yourself to your email

Tuesday- Introduce the Magazine Cover Activity-  Students will use his/her picture to create a magazine cover

Wednesday- Continiue with Magazine cover

Thursday - Peer Edit and critique Magazine Covers

Friday- Desktop Publishing /Timed Writing Test

Due Date: 1/15/2016
Subject: Technology Foundations

This week students will be working at his/her own pace through the ITAcademy online training.  

week of 12/14/2015
Due Date: 12/19/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday - Complete Exam Study Guide / work on make up work

Tuesday- Complete Exam Study Guide/Work on make up work, Exam Review

Wednesday- Exam

Thursday- Exam


week of 12/7/2015
Due Date: 12/12/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday - Microsoft Word unit C

Tuesday- Finish unit C

Wednesday- Microsoft Word Unit D

Thursday- Microsoft Word unit D

Friday- Catch up/ Edutyping

Week of 11/30
Due Date: 12/4/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

 Monday- Microsoft Word Unit B

Tuesday - Unit B Continued

Wednesday- Unit B Continued

Thursday-  Unit C

Friday-Unit C


Week of 11/16
Due Date: 11/13/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday - Textbook Word Unit A

Tuesday- Choices

Wednesday- Textbook Word Unit B

Thursday- Textbook Word Unit B

Friday-Textbook Word Unit B

August 31
Due Date: 8/28/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations



We will be focussing on Typing all of this week.  Our main goal will be technique and working to increase typing speed


Keyboarding Technique Focus

1. Body Centered

2. Feet Flat on the Floor

3. Wrist up, never resting on the table

4. Eyes on copy, do not look at your hands

5. Sit straight up, no slouching

6. Keep fingers on home row keys  (extremely important!!!!!)

7. Curve fingers

8. Use right thumb on space bar

*** See forms section for more Typing information.

August 24
Due Date: 8/23/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday-  Edutyping

               Computer Troubleshooting


Tuesday-   Edutyping

                Computer Systems Elements

Wednesday-  Edutyping'          

                  What Do you need to know before you purchase a computer?

Thursday- Purchasing a computer

Friday-       Vocabulary Quiz


                 Purchasing a computer


August 17-21
Due Date: 8/17/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday -   Computer Ethics

Tuesday-  Computer Ethics

Wednesday We will begin EDUTYping

Thursday  EDUtyping

Friday  Vocab Quiz/ Edutyping

August 10-14
Due Date: 8/14/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations



Monday              Policies and Procedures

Tuesday             Safety

Wednesday         Learning Styles

Thursday             Learning Styles/Ethics

Friday                  Ethics


Weekly Vocabulary

password, username, ethics, learning style, personality

cyber ethics, hacker, unauthorized access, cybercrime, piracy


February 2nd-6th
Due Date: 2/6/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday-   Powerpoint Unit B

Tuesday - Powerpoint Unit C

Wednesday -  Skills and Concepts Review for Units B and C

Thursday- Powerpoint Unit D  

Friday- Unit D Skils and Concepts Review


Week of January 26th
Due Date: 1/30/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- EDU Typing In the News/ Timed Test

Tuesday- We will begin "Creating a Presentation in Powerpoint 2010"  Textbook Unit A

Wednesday- Continue Powerpoint Unit A

Thursday -  Unit A Concepts Revew and EduTyping Timed Test

Friday -  Skills Review Unit A

January 19-23
Due Date: 1/23/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

January 19-23


Monday   Holiday

Tuesday   Complete Microsoft Word and work on EDUtyping, Timed Writing Test

Wednesday   EDUtyping/Timed Test

Thursday      EDUtyping/Timed Test

Firday          EDUtyping/Timed Test


January 5-10
Due Date: 1/10/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations

This week we will be continuing with Microsoft Word.


Monday Unit C

Tuesday Unit C

Wednesday Test Over Unit C

Thursday Unit D

Friday Unit D



January 12-16
Due Date: 1/9/2015
Subject: Technology Foundations



Monday:    Microsoft Word Formatting Text and Paragraph Quiz

                3 Minute Typing Test


Tuesday:  Microsoft Word Formatting Documents

                   Begin Unit D in textbook


Wednesday:  Unit D Continued


Thursday:    Unit D Continued


Friday:         Unit D Continued


December 8-12
Due Date: 12/8/2014
Subject: Technology Foundations

Monday- Skills review page Word 43 in textbook

Tuesday-Independent Challenge 1 and 2 pages Word 45-46

Wednesday- Independent Challenge page word 47-48

Thursday -  Research Essay

Friday - Research Essay and EDU Typing Test

Word -
Due Date: 12/5/2014
Subject: Technology Foundations

This week we will be editing and revising Word documents, using our textbooks.

This includes;

Cutting and Pasting

Copy and Pasting

Using Clipboard

Finding and Replacing Text

Checking spelling and grammar

Researching Information

Adding Hyperlinks

Document Properties

Nov 17-21
Due Date: 11/21/2014
Subject: Technology Foundations

November 17-21


Monday-  The students will continue creating a word document using textbook pages Word 6-Word 17

Tuesday and Wednesday-  The students will work with the Counselor to complete his/her academic plan.  (Bridges)

Thursday Word Practice Skill Review/ Quiz

Friday Editing Word Documents.

November 10-14
Due Date: 11/14/2014
Subject: Technology Foundations


Introduce Microsoft Word

Tab Worksheets



Microsoft Word

Tab Worksheets



Unit A /MS Word from textbook



Unit A /MS Word from textbook



Unit A /MS Word from textbook