8th Grade's Wiki!


Our Computer Class and Computer Curriculum is centered around the New Jersey's Core Curriculum Content Standard:
STANDARD 8.1 (Computer and Information Literacy)
- All students will use computer applications to gather and organize information and to solve problems.


Our Class Members:

http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?key=pBTSiXTtMdOZKRO3f9dvyOA
Nyshera

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Jaylall

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Viola

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Christina

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Danny

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Brockheem

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Khiry

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Carlos

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Dapreis

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Kayonna

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Gregory

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Shavon

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Casey

Katelyn Cruz Asia Jessica Damien Bishop Derrika Adam Jeffrey Aaron Anita R
adee Peggy Sam


8th Essential Questions

• What are the issues facing our country and world? • Who are the 2008 Presidential Candidates? • What are the Candidates’ positions on the issues? • What would you do as President? • What technology tools can we use to find and analyze this information? • What technology tools can we use present our ideas?


http://news.yahoo.com/elections


Hello Everybody!

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Monday, October, 8, 2007
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Monday, October, 15, 2007
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Monday, October, 22, 2007
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Monday, October 29, 2007
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Monday, November 5, 2007
Topic(s)/Tag(s): 5Ws, writing, 8th, flier, word processing, table, image, cell, column, row, collaborative writing
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http://www.mms.com/us/fungames/downloads/wallpapers/

Monday, November 12 2007
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Monday, November 19 2007
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Monday, November 26, 2007
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Monday, September 17, 2007
Today, we are going to:
  • Create Google Doc Logins
  • Learn how to change fonts in Google Docs
  • Learn how to save Google Docs

Do Now Please

Today's Lesson Plan



Monday, September 10, 2007
Today, we are going to:

Technology Information Sheets












Tuesday, April 17, 2007
Welcome Back to School! I hope you all had a great break.

Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to 8th Grade Wiki

Today's Goals: Our two goals are to review for our Advertisement test next Tuesday. We will also begin learning about spreadsheet and word processing formatting.

Click here to view today's assignment for Tuesday, April 17, 2007



Tuesday, March 20, 2007
Hi Everyone!


Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to 8th Grade Wiki

Today's Goal: Our goal is to revisit our spreadsheets to learn how to add numbers, sort data, find and replace information, and to insert rows and columns.

Click here to view today's assignment for Tuesday, March 20, 2007.




Tuesday, March 13, 2007
Hi Everyone!

Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to 8th Grade Wiki

Today's Goal: Our goal is to revisit our spreadsheets to learn how to add data (information/numbers).

Click here to view today's assignment for Tuesday, March 13, 2007.




Tuesday, March 6, 2007
Hi 8th Grade!

Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to 8th Grade Wiki

Today's Goal: Our goal today is to learn how to use a spreadsheet program to enter data (information) and to make graphs.

Click on Today's Assignment to read about our game plan. Today's Assignment for March 6, 2007.



Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Hi 8th Grade!
Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to the 8th Grade Wiki

Today's Goal: Our goal is to complete the page orientation study guide in preparation for next week's test.

By the end of class: You will be able to identify the steps for printing landscape and portrait orientations. Also you will be able to identify printed landscape and a portrait pages.

Click on Today's Assignment to read about our game plan. Assignment for February 26, 2007




Tuesday, February 17, 2007
Welcome Back! I hope everyone had a good break.

Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to the 8th Grade Wiki
  • Read Today's Goal

Today's Goal
Our goals today are:
  • To finish writing our instructions on how to print landscape and portrait orientations. Under Discussion | Instructions...
  • To print out one landscape and one portrait orientated picture. Everyone must hand this in to me.
  • To be ready to present your instructions to the class. I will pick random 8th graders to present.



February 6, 2007


Today is going to be movie premier day.
You will get a chance to show your movie to the class while eating popcorn.

January 30, 2007/February 13, 2007


Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to the 8th Grade Wiki

Class Game Plan
If you have not finished the movie pr sent it to me.

Please follow the directions from last week's class.

If you have finished your movie, congratulations.
Here's what we are going to do today:
1. We are going to learn about printing and printing features.
2. Go to www.wikipedia.org
3. Search the term page orientation
4. Read about the difference between landscape and portrait.
5. Go to the discussion tab and wrrite what you think landscape and portrait are in simple terms (using Page Orientation definitions)
6. Next go Help in Firefox
7. Search on the word printing
8. Read the article Printing a Page paying special attention to orientation.
9. Is this answer the same as your definition?
10. Go to an appropriate website
11. Print the home page in both landscape and portrait.
12. You will need to go to File | Page Setup | Orientation.
12. Go back to the discussion tab , under Instructions - Orientation.
13. Your job is to explain to someone in writing how to print in landscape and portrait modes.

Have a great day!



January 23, 2007

We will be having a test based on web words we learned
last week. To review, click on Problem for Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Do Now, Please

Test Procedure
  • Use your paper to identify each part of the web page.
  • Post your answers on the discussion board. Use your number.

After the Test
We are going to make a short online movie like this one:
www.digitalfilms.com/play.php?id-810402

Please Note: The characters in your movie must provide examples of at least two web words
like the movie you previewed.

To begin making your movie, please go to:
http://www.digitalfilms.com/newmovie.php


Please send the movie to ewargo@bridgeton.k12.nj.us.
Use the same email address as the from address.



January 16, 2007

Do Now, Please
  • Open Firefox
  • Go to Your Eighth Grade Wiki
  • Read Problem link for Today
Problem for Tuesday, January 16, 2007


News and Notes - Archive
Please review lessons on learning.com and on Wikipedia.
The test is Thursday, December 14, 2006 at 8:45AM.



Words/Acronyms of the Week - Week 1
Don't forget you can use another wiki to help define these words...http://www.wikipedia.com
  • URL
  • HyperLink or Link
  • HTML
  • Browser or Web Browser

Web Site of the Week
www.yahoo.com