This PowerPoint focuses on the basic formatting rules associating with keyboarding. It contains 32 slides. The PowerPoint begins by discussing why it is important to follow the rules of keyboarding. Then, it directly teaches some formatting rules that students must follow when producing a type-written document. Regardless of whether students are typing a report, a story, or a response on a state assessment, it is important for them to know these keyboarding basics.
Slides 1-5: Title & Introduction
Slides 6-7: How to Indent
Slides 8-9: How to Type a Capital Letter
Slides 10-11: Spaces between Words
Slides 12-15: Punctuating Sentences with Periods, Question Marks, and Exclamation Marks
Slides 16-17: Spacing Between Sentences
Slides 18-20: Erasing Mistakes
Slides 21-22: Forming a New Paragraph
Slides 23-24: Typing Contractions
Slide 25: Typing Commas
Slides 26-27: Typing Quotation Marks
Slides 28-30: Review (Putting it all Together!)
Slides 31-32: Credits
If you purchase this file, you actually get to choose between PowerPoint Version 1 (described above) and PowerPoint Version 2. The second version contains 10 additional slides that address which fingers should tap the various keys.
This PowerPoint file contains several bonus features!
1. 2 Worksheets
2. An Authentic Assessment & Checklist
3. A PowerPoint Companion
4. An Explanation Document (detailing how I plan to use the various items in my classroom)
PLEASE CHECK OUT THE PREVIEW to get a good idea of what exactly is included in this bundle of activities!
**Please note: the PowerPoint cannot be edited due to the copyright requirements made by the contributing artists (clip art, font, backgrounds).
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