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With the widespread use of computers in schools and homes, keyboarding instruction has moved to the elementary grades. Younger children are becoming fluent computer users. It is important for them to learn proper keyboarding techniques early so they do not develop bad habits that are very hard to break.

  HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS...500
Use only after all keys have been taught.
 
 
 
  -HFW I
 
 
 

  HIGH FREQUENCY WORDS...CONNECT COPY PARAGRAPHS
Use only after all keys have been taught.
 
 
 
  -HOME - COPIES
-WITH - WOULD
 
 

  HIGH FREQUENCY PHRASES...50
Use only after all keys have been taught.
 
 
 

 
HOMEWORK DRILLS
Start at home row then add letters by completing drills in numerical order.
 
#0
  -ALL HOMEWORK DRILLS
#6
  -M X P V
 
#1
  -A S D F J K L ;
#7
  -G , Z : TAB
 
#2
  -H E I R
#8
  -ALL LETTERS + SYMBOLS
 
#3
  -O T N G
#9
  -8 1 9 4
 
#4
  -LEFT SHIFT . U C
#10
  -0 5 7 3 2 6
 
#5
  -W RIGHT SHIFT B V    

  KEYBOARDING CHATTER DRILLS
 
 
 
  -CHATTER L O .
 

 

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES
Use only after all keys have been taught.

  -DRILLS...A TO Z SENTENCES
 
  -DRILLS...RIGHT HAND
  -HOLIDAY...CHRISTMAS CAROLS
  -HOLIDAY...CHRISTMAS TRIVIA
  -HOLIDAY...THANKSGIVING MENU
  -HOLIDAY...VALENTINE'S POEM
  -PRESSURE COOKER...HOME ROW + HEIR + OTNG + L SHIFT ( . )
  -PRESSURE COOKER...HOME ROW + HEIR + OTNG + L SHIFT . + UC + W R SHIFT + BY

 


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FOR MORE INFORMATION:
laura [dot] deshazo [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Laura deShazo), Specialist
Business Education
Phone: 801>538-7572
Fax: 801>538-7868

andrea [dot] curtin [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Andrea M. Curtin) , Support Staff
Business Education
801>538-7976




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