COMPUTER SCIENCE CURRICULUM GRADE 4
Shaloh House Jewish Day School © 2007

 

INTRODUCTION 

  • COMPUTER TERMS
  • PARTS OF A COMPUTER
  • Presentation on computer parts such as Hard Drive, CD and DVD drives  

UNDERSTANDING FILES AND FOLDERS

  • EXPLORING NETWORK STORAGE, Copying files AND FOLDERS
  • MANAGING FILES AND FOLDERS- CREATING AND USING A NEW FOLDER

  WINDOWS EXPLORER

  • A TREE VIEW OF COMPUTER
  • VIEWING FILES AND FOLDERS WITH EXPLORER

 

MICROSOFT®WORD

  • PARTS OF THE WORD SCREEN
  • CREATING NEW DOCUMENT, OPEN, NEW, SAVE, ETC.
  • PRINT PREVIEW, PAGE SETUP, PRINT
  • MASTERING TEMPLATES, CREATING A NEW TEMPLATE
  • FORMATTING TEXT WITH FONTS, BOLDFACE, ITALICS AND UNDERLINE, ALIGNMENT
  • SUBMENU “EDIT” – EDIT, COPY, REPLACE
  • SUBMENU “INSERT” – WORDART, DATE AND TIME, SYMBOLS, PICTURE
  • SUBMENU “FORMAT” – PARAGRAPH, BULLETS AND NUMBERING, BORDERS, ETC
  • SUBMENU “ TABLE”

  MICROSOFT ® EXCEL

  • BRIEF OVERVIEW
  • ROWS, COLUMNS, and CELLS
  • FORMATTING CELLS (MERGE CELLS, ALIGN  TEXT, CHANGE DATA FORMAT)

THE INTERNET

  • INTRODUCING THE INTERNET
  • HOME PAGE, TOOLBAR, MAIN ICONS AND LINKS
  • SEARCH
  • E- MAIL, ADDING AN ATTACHMENT TO AN E-MAIL, ETC.

 PROJECTS:

  • MY PERSONAL SCHEDULE OF CLASSES
  • MAKING A QUIZ
  • “MY BUSINESS CARD“ (GRAPHICS, TABLE, ETC.)
  • “MY FAVORITE TOPIC IN SCIENCE“ (IN COLLABORATION WITH THE SCIENCE TEACHER) - DEVELOPING INTERNET SEARCH SKILLS, MICROSOFT WORD