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Computer Lab - Grade 4

4.1 Welcome to Grade 4 Computer Lab
Lab Etiquette Slide Show
Review Log On Process
- Change Passwords
- Setup UltraKey Typing Program
- Review User Interface (Blue and Green Screens)
1 week

4.2 Astronomy Timeliner
- Average Distances of Planets from Sun
- Color Printing 
2 weeks

4.3 Keyboard Shortcuts
- Appleworks Keyboard Shortcuts
- UltraKey
1 week

4.4 Spreadsheet and Bar Chart
- Bar Graph
- Calculation
- Cells, Rows, and Columns
- Appleworks SS
2 weeks

4.5 Online Research
- Grolier Web-based Research
- Native Americans
- Internet Explorer
1 week

4.6 Spreadsheet Multiplication
- Formulas
- Times Tables
- Appleworks SS
2 weeks

4.7 Hyperstudio NA
- Week 1: Research Native Americans
- Weeks 2-5: Use HyperStudio
- Links/Text/Graphics/Layout
5-6 weeks

4.7a PowerPoint NA 
- Use Native American Research
- Create a PowerPoint Presentation
- Choose templates and layout
- Replaces HyperStudio NA
2-3 weeks

4.8 Inspiration Book Report 
- Harry Potter or Recently-read Book
- Inspiration
- Outlining
2 weeks

4.9 Water Cycle Slide Show 
- Create Slide Show
- Use Clip-Art
- Show Precipitation, etc.
- Write Sentences about each one
- UltraKey at end
5-6 weeks

4.10 Typing Skill Check
- Test speed/Accuracy
- UltraKey
1 week

4.11 Puzzlemaker: Water Cycle
- Puzzlemaker
- Water Cycle Words
- Internet Explorer
1 week

4.12 Web Home Pages
- Claris Home Page
- Internet Explorer
- Biography
- URLs and Links
- Graphics
- No last names
- Web Design Intro 5 weeks

4.13 European Explorers
- Detailed Names
- Timeliner
2 weeks

4.14 School Store Spreadsheet 1
- Money Spent per Month (Bar chart)
- Appleworks SS
1-2 weeks

4.15 School Store Spreadsheet 2
- Money Spent by Gender (Pie Chart)
- Money spent by Grade (Bar Chart)
- Appleworks SS
1 week
Computer Skills - Grade 4

Fourth graders are introduced to other Microsoft Office programs such as Excel and PowerPoint and are assigned projects using these programs. In addition, they work towards becoming confident with typing and use of other computer programs learned thus far.