MARKING PERIOD 2 ASSIGNMENTS

GROUPS OF ASSIGMENTS for MP2 start here

1. FOUR NEWS of the WEEK

4/22/2010 - Earth Day - Name 3 things you can personally do to be "greener" (friendlier to our environment - have less impact) - Do a Google search on: "10 ways to be green".

Create a word document and Save As: Weekly News MP2

  1. Read each news at the link provided by me.
  2. Write a personal comment about the news: What is your opinion? How does this news affect you or anyone you know? Does is create jobs, create job loss, change the way you might do things, what you might buy, how you view things, your security, privacy, personal rights, buying power or something else?
You should have entries for the following dates:


2. Two - How Things Work : 100 Points

Create a new word document. Put your name, class and date in the header.

Save As: How Things Work - MP2

You will read about 2 computer technologies and write about them.

  1. Go to: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/
  2. Click on Computers .
  3. Choose a topic and read about it.
  4. In your word document, type the title of your technology topic.
  5. Below the title, give a brief description of how it works or list 3 new things you learned about this topic. Use the spellcheck tool. Spelling and Grammar count!!! Take pride in your work! It's a reflection on you!

3. TWO - TECHNOLOGY NEWS : 100 Points

Complete 2 technology, health or business news articles in Word

Click, open and save to your class folder: external image msword.png News Assignment Description.doc
LAST WORD PROJECT - DO NOT START UNTIL I INTRODUCE:

Word Project 5 - DESKTOP PUBLISHING-

Drop Caps/Newsletters/Columns/Announcements
Use ORANGE textbook
Read about Drop Caps on page 423

Number
Page(s)
Save As:
POINTS
1
Pg 429-431
Study3 30
2
Pg 439-439
Cybernews
80
For next assignment, USE BLACK TEXT in green cabinet in the back of the room. Put book back when done.
5.
Drawing Tools
Pgs 303
Save As: Draw
90
6.
Grouping and Layering Shapes
pg 305
Save As: Layer
100

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PAST WORD PROJECT COMPLETED MARKING PERIOD 2:

4. WORD PROJECT 4 – Document with a Table, Chart, and Watermark
: 100 Points


Assignments
Projects
Pages

Points Each
#1
Project 4
Creating a document with a table, chart and watermark

Save As: Sales Proposal 1
WD218 – WD296
Step-by-Step Instructions start at: Pg. 222

75
# 2
Apply Your Knowledge - #1 Working with Complex Tables
Save As: Apply4-1 Meridian Profits Report

WD 287-288
Save , Open & Modify this file: Apply4-1 Meridian Profits Report


85
# 3
In the Lab – #1 Creating a proposal that uses the draw table feature.
Save As: Sales Proposal 2
WD289-WD290

100



WORD PROJECT 3 - Resume and Cover Letter : 100 Points
Assignments
Projects
Pages
Point Accumulation
#
Add to Vocabulary document:
  1. Template
  2. Resume
  3. Cover Letter

Project 3
Creating a Resume
Using Word’s Resume Wizard to Create a Resume

Save As: Resume1
Example: WD138

Step-by-Step:
WD142

60
#
#2 Creating A Cover Letter with a Table
Save As: Cover Letter 1
Example: WD140

Step-by-Step:
WD169-WD200

70
#
Cases and Places - #1
Save As: Calendar
WD201 - #1
IN MS WORD:
Go to File-->New
One the right task pane, click on: On my computer
In the dialog box, select the tab: Other Documents
Select: Calendar Wizard and following WD201 #1 instructions
80
#
Business Cards
Find a template online to create business cards.
Save As: Biz Cards

Go online and find the name and address of a business. Create business cards.
90
#
In the Lab –
Save As: Resume2
WD199
95
#
In the Lab –
Using Word’s Resume Wizard to Create a Resume
Save As: Cover Letter2
WD199-WD200
100



WORD PROJECT 2 - MLA Style Research Paper Project : 100 Points
Start a new word document and Save As: Vocabulary Words in your class folder.
Define the following words using the web. Use a numbered list.
  1. MLA style report
  2. APA style report
  3. citation
  4. subscript
  5. superscript
  6. footnote
  7. bibliography/works cited
  8. margin
  9. default
  10. hyperlink
  11. hanging indent
Assignments
Projects
Pages
Cumulative Points
#1
Project 1 - Vocabulary Words above

20
# 2
Project 2 –
Creating a Research Paper

Save As: Research Paper1
Example: WD75

Step-by-Step:
WD77

65
# 3
Project 2 –
Creating a Research Paper

Save As: Research Paper2
WD130-WD131
85
# 4
Project 3 –
Creating a Research Paper
Save As: Research Paper 3

WD132-WD133
100


EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT - if you complete all the aboe assignments and this one, you will get a 100 on your report card
Find a famous entrepreneur and write a brief biography about their life (minimum of 3 paragraphs). Include:
1. the name business
2. web site address
3. picture of the web site’s home page
4. type of business
5. how the business started
6. an estimate of wealth
7. location of main headquarters
8. what countries do they have stores
9. number of employees
10. revenue earned
11. charties the company supports or donates to

Document formatting requirements:
  • Single space and use 12pt font size.
  • Double space between paragraphs
  • Tab indent the front of the paragraph.
  • Include a bibliography page providing the source(s) of your information.
  • Use SpellCheck to check grammar and spelling count. Proofread your work!

NOTE: TEST ON FRIDAY 3/5/10 on technology terms - Study Sheet: external image empty.png BDK1 Terms Student Study Sheet.doc

  1. Create a folder in your "My Documents" and name it " Computer Business"
  2. Create a folder inside that called MP1 - save ALL Marking Period 1 work here for the class!
  3. GOALS: Download and save this sheet to your class folder. Open and pick three goals for yourself this term. Memorize and work towards them!
    external image msword.png Student Goals to Consider (B).doc

6 GROUPS OF ASSIGMENTS for MP1 start here

You have the opportunity to get 100 in this class if you finish all the highlighted groups of assignments below AND the extra credit assignment at the bottom.


2. How Things Work : 100 Points
Post on the Discussion tab above descriptions of how 2 computer technologies work .
  1. Go to: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/
  2. Click on Computers .
  3. Choose a topic and read about it.
  4. Click on the Discussion tab above .
  5. Type your full name in the Subject window followed by: "how stuff works".
  6. Paste your information source's link in the content window .
  7. Type your topic name.
  8. Give a brief description of how it works or list 3 new things you learned about this topic. Type the description in Word, do a spellcheck and then post it. Spelling and Grammar count!!! Take pride in your work! It's a reflection on you!


3. Technology TERMS : 100 Points

Go to this link: Computer Technology , scroll down to animations and click on each link. You will need sound.
Click, open and save to your class folder: external image msword.png BDK Technology Terms.doc
You will be tested on these terms.
DO AT LEAST 5 per day till they are all answered.

4. Technology NEWS : 100 Points

Complete 2 technology or business news articles in Word

Click, open and save to your class folder: external image msword.png News Assignment Description.doc

5. WORD PROJECT 1 - Flyer Projects : 100 Points
These projects will show you the formatting of a MLA report.
Use the classroom textbook to do the following 5 assignments:
Assignments
Projects
Pages
Points Each
# 1
Project 1
Grand Prix Announcement
Save As: Grand Prix
Example: WD5

Step-by-Step:
WD17
25
# 2
Apply Your Knowledge
Click and download this file to start this document:
Apply 1-1 Paris Announcement Unformatted
Follow the directions on page WD65 & modify it.
Save As: Paris
WD65-WD66
external image msword.png Apply 1-1 Paris Announcement Unformatted.doc
25
# 3
In the Lab - Creating an Announcement with Clip Art
Save As: Costume Ball
WD67-WD68
25
# 4
In the Lab - Creating an Announcement with resized Clip Art
Save As: Public Health
Bottom of page WD68-WD69
25

6. WORD PROJECT 2 - MLA Style Research Paper Project : 100 Points
Start a new word document and Save As: Vocabulary Words in your class folder.
Define the following words using the web. Use a numbered list.
  1. MLA style report
  2. APA style report
  3. citation
  4. subscript
  5. superscript
  6. footnote
  7. bibliography/works cited
  8. margin
  9. default
  10. hyperlink
  11. hanging indent
Assignments
Projects
Pages
Cumulative Points
#1
Vocabulary Words above

20
# 2
Project 2
Creating a Research Paper

Save As: Research Paper1
Example: WD75

Step-by-Step:
WD77

65
# 3
Project 2
Creating a Research Paper

Save As: Research Paper2
WD130-WD131
85
# 4
Project 3
Creating a Research Paper

Save As: Research Paper 3
WD131-WD132
100
TO GET 100 YOUR AVERAGE MUST BE 100 AND YOU MUST COMPLETE 1 EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT ACCURATELY!

EXTRA CREDIT ASSIGNMENT - if you complete all the above assignments and this one, you will get a 100 on your report card
Find a famous entrepreneur and write a brief biography about their life (minimum of 3 paragraphs). Include:
1. the name business
2. web site address
3. picture of the web site’s home page
4. type of business
5. how the business started
6. an estimate of wealth
7. location of main headquarters
8. what countries do they have stores
9. number of employees
10. revenue earned
11. charties the company supports or donates to

Document formatting requirements:
  • Single space and use 12pt font size .
  • Double space between paragraphs
  • Tab indent the front of the paragraph .
  • Include a bibliography page providing the source(s) of your information.
  • Use SpellCheck to check grammar and spelling count. Proofread your work!