Print and use this PDF file for a Pretest of student knowledge of the keyboard. Instruct the students to fold the paper so that the top and bottom are both showing, but not at the same time.
Set a timer for two minutes and tell students to use a pencil or pen to fill in the numbers and letters until you say "stop." You may use an actual keyboard or else the file downloaded and printed from www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/PreKeys-002-Prep-Wallpaper-2232050 as the answer key. 36 points possible.
For the post test, after completing the PreKeys lessons, the students should be able to complete the Post Test in less than a minute with 100% accuracy.
See also www.abcya.com/keyboard.htm